Monthly Newsletter March,2021


Monthly Newsletter March,2021

In this issue, we would like to bring to your attention the following:

  • Our prominent legal articles;
  • The remarkable news;
  • The remarkable legislation take effect in February, 2021.

1. Our prominent legal articles 

In February, our personnel had some remarkable articles, specifically: 

Associate Tran Chau Hoai Han with the Article “Amending Law on Intellectual Property: Protecting copyright in the context of Platform Economy” published in website of Saigon Economic Times dated January 29th, 2021. This article provides companies with detailed knowledge related to copyright in the development of platform economy. To read the entire article, please visit here.

Attorney Dinh Quang Long and Paralegal Cao Duy Khoi with the Article “Law on Enterprise 2020 – Some remarkable changes” published in Saigon Economic Times No. 04-2021 on January 21st, 2021. The article helps investors, as well as companies, have a general background related to the changes of new Law on Enterprise of Viet Nam. To read the entire article, please visit here.

Moreover, Clients can visit to refer to more legal articles suitable to your demand. 

2. The remarkable news 

  • The Government issued Decree No. 152/2020/ND-CP on December 30th, 2020 about cases of work permit exemption for foreign employees in Vietnam. 
  • The Prime Minister issued Official Dispatch No. 185/TTg-CN on February 09th, 2021 about reviewing issues related to the development of solar energy. 
  • Decree 148/2020/NĐ-CP comes into effect from February 08th, 2021 regulating 03 new points related to the Certificate of Land Use Rights (“LURCs”), including: 
    • Allowing branches of land registration offices to receive dossiers grating LURCs.
    • Citizens are entitled to carry out the procedures for granting LURCs at home as negotiation.
    • The consolidation and swap of land parcels are no longer granted new LURCs. 

Please refer the detailed information at here.

3. The remarkable legislation take effect in February 2021


1.      Decree 145/2020/ND-CP detailing and guiding the implementation of the Labor Code on working conditions and labor relations. 14/12/2020 01/02/2021
2.      Decree 148/2020/ND-CP amending and supplementing to serveral Decrees providing detailed regulations on the implementation of the Land Law.  18/12/2020 08/02/2021
3.      Decree No. 152/2020/ND-CP on foreign workers working in Vietnam and recruitment, management of Vietnamese workers working for foreign organizations and individuals in Vietnam.  30/12/2020 15/02/2021
4.      Circular 40/2020/TT-BTTTT regulating criteria for determination of goods and the domestic manufactured information technology service that are given priority in investment, hire and procurement.  30/11/2020 15/02/2021
5.      Circular 118/2020/TT-BTC guiding on several contents about making an offer, issuing securities, public offers to acquire, redemption of shares, registration of public company and rescission of status as a public company.  31/12/2020 15/02/2021

Circular 121/2020/TT-BTC regulating the activities of a securities company.


31/12/2020 15/02/2021
7.      Circular 02/2021/TT-BTC regulating on levels and regimes of collection, payment, management and use of the fees for inspection of fire-fighting equipment.  08/01/2021 22/02/2021
8.      Circular 01/2021/TT-BTC regulating on levels and regimes of collection, payment, management and use of fees for appraisal of issuance the karaoke, discotheque business certificate.  07/01/2021 25/02/2021

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