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Investor-state dispute settlement under ICSID mechanism in Asia lessons for Vietnam

Global, Vietnam - June 21 2012 Founded in 1966 under the Washington Convention, the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has become an effective legal instrument replacing political and diplomatic measures in public international law

Landmark law to tackle money laundering

Vietnam - July 27 2012 Vietnam has been cited for a number of years as being a destination for international money launderers

Redemption of shares, sale of treasury shares and issuance of shares in public companies in Circular 1302012TT-BTC

Vietnam - October 3 2012 In case public companies redeem issued shares for use as treasury shares, they must ensure to have sufficient capital sources for redemption of shares based on the latest audited financial statement

Landmark law to tackle money laundering

Vietnam - February 22 2013 The Law on Prevention and Combat of Money Laundering (the Law) was ratified by the National Assembly on June 18, 2012 and will take full effect from

Banks’ denial of guarantee letters validity when what you keep is not like what you thought

Vietnam - January 25 2013 In nowadays business and commercial activities, when it comes to high-value transactions in which the obligator's financial capacity is not well

EP Legal newsletter - March 2013

Vietnam - March 29 2013 Commercial housing projects, investment projects on urban development not yet executed or have the execution of construction started but apartment

Decision No. 052013QD-TTg on overseas study of Vietnamese citizens

Vietnam - February 22 2013 Sets out conditions for granting Certificate of overseas study consultation services having a deposit of VND 500,000,000 (five hundred million

Draft resolution of the Supreme Court guiding the law on commercial arbitration

Vietnam - February 22 2013 The Law on Commercial Arbitration (the Law) which came into force on 1 January 2011 was expected to provide businesses with an effective, speedy and

3 Circular No. 2122012TT-BTC on establishment, organization and operation of fund management companies (FMC)

Vietnam - February 22 2013 The Circular sets out conditions on shareholdersmembers of an FMC. Notably, an FMC must have at least one shareholdermember being a commercial bank

Circular 052013TT-BTC guiding the financial regime applied to credit institutions and branches of foreign banks

Vietnam - February 22 2013 Credit institutions and branches of foreign banks have to ensure that the residual value of fixed assets does not exceed 50 of the charter capital