According to Article 284 of Commercial Law 2005 of Vietnam, commercial franchise means a commercial activity whereby franchisors permit and require franchisees to undertake by themselves to purchase or sell goods or provide services on the following condistions:
1. The purchase or sale of goods or provision of services shall be conducted in accordance with methods of business organization prescribed by franchisors and associated with the franchisors’ trademarks, trade names, business know-how, business slogans, business logos and advertisements.
2. Franchisors shall be entitled to supervise and assist franchisees in conducting their business activities.