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Cross-Border M&A Activities In Vietnam: A Glance In Hospitality Sector

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Thanks to a qualified and reasonable human resource, a high urbanization rate as well as a strategic location in the center of Southeast Asia, Vietnam is becoming well-known as a manufacturing hub, growing consumer market and access to a vast marketplace. All these attributes make investing in Vietnam interesting. Correspondingly, the Vietnamese M&A market has grown at an impressive rate in terms of both the numbers of transactions and the deal value, especially in the hospitality sector.

By our experience and evaluation in the progress of advisory for the clients who are the tourism real estate development and operating companies in Vietnam, one of the trends and also is the preferred choice of many current investors and especially foreign investors, they would choose the investment options through M&A implementation in many different ways and methods to carry out investment activities in tourism real estate project in Vietnam.

This handbook will summarize some brief information and legal framework related to a M&A deal in the hospitality sector.

Covid-19 Legal Handbook

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The recent outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic has had grave effects on people’s life as well as the economy in almost every country in the world, including Vietnam.

Recognizing the negative impacts of the pandemic on the economy, as well as the considerable difficulty of businesses in solving crises arising during this period of time, Apolat Legal publishes the “A legal handbook for businesses the COVID-19 pandemic” to provide a useful legal reference that businesses can apply to solve difficulties during this period.

By synthesizing critical provisions of the law related to problems arising to businesses during the pandemic, we believe that this Handbook will be a useful legal reference for the businesses to well prepare plans to handle all crisis scenario arising during and after the pandemic and have good preparation.

Residing and working in Vietnam (Part 1)

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Welcome to the decision to live and work in Vietnam. This is a country that it is more and more developing in the world, and has the diverse culture, friendly people, and the beauties of nature. Vietnam is also rated as one of the top 10 countries for foreigners to live and work, according to the HSBC Expat 2019 report of HSBC[1]. As you know, the decision to book a flight ticket to work in Vietnam is a very important milestone in your career in the Vietnamese market. However, understanding the issues of compliance and legal responsibilities of foreigners living and working in Vietnam also plays a role in determining your success in Vietnam.    

Along with the National Assembly of Vietnam has just passed the revised Labor Code 2012 is considered as a legal tool to improve Vietnam’s legal framework on the path of international market integration. Vietnamese laws are changing rapidly and sometimes it is difficult for many foreigners to grasp them all to easily obey the confusing rules and terms governing their behavior in Vietnam.

In order to assist you in living, working and doing business activities that strictly adhere to Vietnamese laws, Apolat Legal has prepared and designed this Handbook that can help you easily look up, learn and implement.

[1] https://www.about.hsbc.com.vn/-/media/vietnam/en/news-and-media/190708-hsbc-expat-annual-league-table-2019-en.pdf

Residing and working in Vietnam (Part 2)

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Welcome to the decision to live and work in Vietnam. This is a country that it is more and more developing in the world, and has the diverse culture, friendly people, and the beauties of nature. Vietnam is also rated as one of the top 10 countries for foreigners to live and work, according to the HSBC Expat 2019 report of HSBC[1]. As you know, the decision to book a flight ticket to work in Vietnam is a very important milestone in your career in the Vietnamese market. However, understanding the issues of compliance and legal responsibilities of foreigners living and working in Vietnam also plays a role in determining your success in Vietnam.    

Along with the National Assembly of Vietnam has just passed the revised Labor Code 2012 is considered as a legal tool to improve Vietnam’s legal framework on the path of international market integration. Vietnamese laws are changing rapidly and sometimes it is difficult for many foreigners to grasp them all to easily obey the confusing rules and terms governing their behavior in Vietnam.

In order to assist you in living, working and doing business activities that strictly adhere to Vietnamese laws, Apolat Legal has prepared and designed this Handbook that can help you easily look up, learn and implement.

[1] https://www.about.hsbc.com.vn/-/media/vietnam/en/news-and-media/190708-hsbc-expat-annual-league-table-2019-en.pdf