Certain regulations on the protection of personal data will come into effect from July 01, 2023

On April 17, 2023, the Government issued Decree No. 13/2023/ND-CP on the Protection of Personal Data. Accordingly, the Decree stipulates the following notable contents: First, the concept of Personal Data The Decree stipulates that “Personal data” refers to electronic information in the form of symbols, letters, numbers, images, sounds, or equivalences associated with an individual […]

Subjects and conditions to be considered for issuance of APEC Business travel cards

On April 12, 2023, The Prime Minister issued Decision 09/2023/QD-TTg stipulating order, procedures, authority, issuance, and management of APEC business travel cards. Accordingly, the Decision stipulates that the APEC Business Travel Card, referred to as the ABTC card, is issued by the competent authority of an APEC member economy to its business person after receiving […]

Allowing bond issuers to extend the term by 2 years

On March 5, 2023, the Government has just issued Decree No. 08/2023/ND-CP amending, supplementing and suspending the effect of a number of articles in the previous Decrees regulating private placement and trading of privately placed corporate bonds in domestic market and offering of corporate bonds in international market. A new highlight in Decree 08/2023/ND-CP is […]

New decree to help companies navigate bond private placement entanglements

The long-awaited Decree 65 on private placement of bonds, which was issued on September 16, will provide a spur for qualified issuers to swiftly develop a bond offering strategy, says lawyer Nguyen Thanh Ha, chairman of SB Law. Decree 65/2022/ND-CP amends and supplements Decree 153 on private placement of bonds. With multiple new regulations, the […]