AmCham HR Committee Re-launch Event – Navigating in a changing landscape – Labor and PIT law perspective

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Date(s) - 21/06/2013
8:30 am - 11:30 am

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Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon

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Event Description

On 1 May 2013 the New Labour Code took effect, completing a long process of consultations which involved numerous seminars, meetings, conferences and public hearings. Close to ten Decrees have been issued within last couple of weeks to implement the new Labor Code. Concurrently, the new Personal Income Tax has also amended and will take effect on 1 July 2013. All of these changes will have a profound impact on HR issues of enterprises investing and doing business in Vietnam. In this context, either as directors, in-house counsels, or HR managers, we should familiarise ourselves with all these changes to be able to navigate any corporate HR issues that may arise under this changing labour and tax law landscape.

Agenda

08:30 am Registration and Pre-event Networking
09:00 am Welcome and Introduction
Presentation on New Decrees of Labour Law
Employment related tax updates
Break
Panel discussion/Q&A
HR Committee re-launch announcement
11:00am Networking
11:30 am Event ends

Costs

Members: vnd 450,000| Non-members: vnd 550,000

Speakers:

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Thuy Hang NGUYEN, Associate, Baker & McKenzie (Vietnam) Ltd., Ho Chi Minh City. Ms. Nguyen is admitted to practice law in New York and Vietnam.  Since joining Baker & McKenzie in 2006, she has been involved in a wide range of practice areas in various investment projects and advised on corporate and regulatory compliance issues in Vietnam, including employment and labor, foreign investment licensing, corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions, and related matters.  Regarding employment law practice, Ms. Nguyen coordinates the Firm’s labor and employment law practice group in Vietnam and is part of the wider Asia Pacific and Global Employment Law Group of the Firm.  She has advised on all types of employment and labor matters, in both contentious and non – contentious issues, but she particularly focuses on labor regulations compliance, global migration and executive mobility, employment aspects of major corporate restructurings and transactions, restrictive covenants and trade secrets, and labor dispute resolution.

Ms. Nguyen holds a B.A. in International Law from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, a LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, and an Executive MBA from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa’s Shidler College of Business.

Mr. Nam-KPMGNam Nguyen  is a tax partner at KPMG in Vietnam.  He has almost 20 years of work experience with international accounting firms in Vietnam and currently leads KPMG’s tax dispute resolution and controversy practice.  He is fellow member of CPA Australia and a board member Vietnam Tax Consultants’ Association where he has received awards by the Minister of Finance and the Prime Minister for his contributions to the development of the tax profession in Vietnam.  Nam Nguyen has been with KPMG for over two years.  Prior to joining KPMG, he was the national Head of Tax of another Big-4 firm in Vietnam.

LE QUI DONLE QUI DON, HR Director of VBL Group, started his career at The Saigon Floating Hotel right after the Opening doors of Vietnam back in 1989. Don has acquired the knowledge and philosophy of Human Resources through the Southern Pacific Hotel Corporation (Australia). After leaving the hotel industry, he progressed successfully in his HR career as Deputy General Director & HR Manager of San Miguel Brewery Vietnam; then Regional HR Director – Indochina of Coca-Cola before joining AIA/AIG – an American financial conglomerate where he was Vice President – HR, Property & Corporate Services. Don recently joined Vietnam Brewery Ltd. a year ago as HR Director of VBL Group where he manages the welfare, training & development of nearly 1,600 employees across 5 entities of VBL Group – the famous brewer of Tiger, Heineken, La Rue, BGI, Bivina, etc.

 

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