Events, Meetings, Activities, and Special Offers for Members
Mercer Vietnam 2011 Total Remuneration Survey: Key to designing comprehensive pay package Mercer’s Total Remuneration Surveys (TRS) conducted by Talentnet Corporation, Mercer’s partner in Vietnam, enables you effectively to design and implement a complete compensation program that aligns with business strategy, is affordable and sustainable, drives productivity, engages key talent and minimizes the chance for pay inequity.
Tu, Apr 12 Hung Kings Day at the Legend Hotel’s renowned Atrium Buffet Get together for a fabulous Holiday Buffet. And free use of swimming pool from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Sa-Fr, Apr 9-22 Indulge in Chocolate Decadence at Lobby Lounge Spoil yourself with the Caravelle Hotel’s Chocolate Promotion, a decadent selection of chocolate cakes that will satisfy even the most diehard chocoholic.
We, Apr 13 University of Hawaii Shidler College of Business Executive MBA in HCMC – Information Session Vietnam citizens or foreign nationals living in Vietnam, with an average of 5 to 10 years work experience, are invited to attend a free-of-charge information session.
We, Apr 20 Developing an Anti-Corruption Compliance Program is a necessity. Find out what proactive steps you can take to planning and implementing a program at your company. The participation of Vietnam’s Deputy Inspector General, the Managing Director of Kroll Business Intelligence and Investigations, and Siemens Vietnam’s Head of Compliance in addition to legal experts make this program outstanding. The FCPA affects small companies as well as large multinationals, and non-U.S. companies as well (Siemens, BAE Systems, Daimler AG have paid hundreds of millions of dollars in fines).
Th, Apr 21 A Strategic Approach to Employee Communications A fundamental internal communications approach that supports and aligns with a company’s business performance. A strategic approach within a company that builds a higher level of understanding and support among employees for achieving company goals and objectives.
Tu, Apr 26 Health Risks in Vietnam and How to Protect Against Them Dr. Mark of International SOS will provide general advice about healthy living in HCMC.
We, Apr 27 Young Professionals Palooza Party at the Orientica Restaurant Monthly networking event for young professionals at the coolest and latest nightspots in Ho Chi Minh City. A platform to develop new friendships, and information exchange.
Tu-Fr, May 3-5 OPIC Southeast Asia International Investment Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia. Seeking to invest or expand in a dynamic Southeast Asianeconomy? Need partners based in the U.S. or Southeast Asia?
Th, May 12 Dr. Le Dang Doanh: Re-gaining Macroeconomic Stability – Outlook for Vietnam 2011 The Government had a consultation meeting with Dr. Le Dang Doanh and other leading Vietnamese economists on Feb 22, and following that meeting announced that it would focus on macroeconomic stability rather than growth. What policies can we expect? And how will this affect your business, and trade and investment between Vietnam and the U.S.?
Fr-Su, May 27-29 AmCham Dalat Weekend Join other AmCham members and guests in a networking weekend, with Chairman’s Roundtable discussion of key issues in Vietnam-U.S. trade and investment and outlook for 2011. Three days/two nights including room with American breakfast, welcome wine & cheese reception, morning Roundtable and evening cocktails & Gala Dinner, plus golf and other activities.
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News and Issues Updates
Nine of ten companies that paid the highest FCPA penalties are non-U.S. firms Siemens AG (Germany), BAE Systems (UK), Snamprogetti Netherlands BV / ENI SpA (Holland/Italy), Technip SA (France), JCG Corp. (Japan) have paid the largest penalties.
Feds think small in bribery trial (FCPA) FCPA cases historically were seldom brought against small companies. And most end up being settled, but one small California company has decided to fight and have its case heard by a jury. If the company executives are convicted in the trial, it would put even the smallest companies on notice that they must keep close tabs on overseas operations.
Facebook and FPT reach agreement • FPT trở thành đối tác với Facebook Facebook and FPT Corporation agreed on a partnership to cover promotions and selling ads for Facebook in Vietnam. It will also include involvement in development of the official mobile application for the Vietnamese market.
U.S. Investment and Trade Opportunities in Vietnam’s Southern Key Economic Region A “third wave” of U.S. FDI interest in Vietnam offers business opportunities. A robust and efficient trading and distribution environ
Vietnam and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Agreement) The TPP negotiating partners currently include Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, and the United States. Malaysia has officially requested to join the TPP negotiations.
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