AmCham Power & Energy Committee Meeting (For AmCham’s Members)

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Date(s) - Nov 12, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Baker & McKenzie (Vietnam) Ltd


The Energy Committee would like to invite you to attend the Power & Energy Committee Meeting as follows:


1 . Position paper for GOV end of November in HCMC and Beginning December Hanoi  ;

Sustainable Energy Security Attracting Private Investment ; 

Sustainable energy is the practice of using energy in a way that “meets the needs of the present in Viet Nam without compromising the ability of future generations in Viet Nam to meet their own needs.” Meeting Viet Nam needs for energy in a sustainable way is widely considered to be one of the greatest challenges facing Viet Nam over the next 15 years. Achieving a Sustainable Energy goal will require government policies for the use of natural resources and for energy-specific policies that attracts private investments.

2. Update on MVEP 2, and comments from GoV and Embassy’s and final layout , publishing.

3. Consultation workshops with GOV in HCMC, Da Nang and Hanoi.

4. Completion and Extension of our Joint Grant with ECF.

5. Briefing on the November 5 IP-EDGE in Bangkok, this was well attended by the P&E Committee (Chair, Vice Chair and BOG representative, and both ED’s)


b. Japan and US “Strategic Energy Partnership”

c. The “Blue Dot” Program

d. USTDA Indo Pacific Resource Guide which will be handed over to all.

6. EDGE Implementation Committee Viet Nam, with US Chamber DC, State, USFDC (USTDA, OPIC, EXIM and USAID).

7. Comments for US Mission for the planned EDGE in Viet Nam in March/April.

AmCham Legal and VBF Liaison Committee Monthly Meeting – November 2019 (For AmCham’s Members Only)

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Date(s) - Nov 12, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Baker & McKenzie (Vietnam) Ltd

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Regular monthly meeting of the committee to review upcoming events, discuss and prepare positions on key issues, laws and regulations relating to trade and investment between Vietnam and the United States.

AmCham Legal and VBF Liaison Committee Meeting, Ho Chi Minh City Chapter

Time: November 12, 2019


Baker McKenzie HCMC
12th Floor, Saigon Tower
29 Le Duan Blvd, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City


1. Legal Committee Administrative
a. Meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of every month, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
b. Next meeting: December 10 – same time and same location.
c. Venue: Baker McKenzie HCMC Office (12th Floor, Saigon Tower, 29 Le Duan Blvd, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City) and Baker McKenzie Hanoi Office (Unit 1001, 10th floor, Indochina Plaza Hanoi, 241 Xuan Thuy Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi)
d. Introduction of Meeting Attendees
2. Events Updates
a. Dialogue with USTDA’s General Counsel on November 7
b. AmCham’s 25th Anniversary Reception with the US Secretary of Commerce on November 8
c. AmCham Power & Energy Committee meeting – Tuesday, November 12 (3:00pm – 4:30pm)
d. AmCham Hanoi’s upcoming Lunch ‘n’ Learn about Intellectual Property Issues On Social Media – Tuesday, November 19 (12:00pm – 1:45pm)
3. Legislation
a. Draft Decree amending Decree 101/2012/ND-CP on non-cash payments and implications for Fintech companies
b. Draft revised Labor Code
c. Competition – Decree 75 on sanctions for administrative violations
d. Updates to the draft Amendment Laws to the Enterprise Law and the Investment Law
e. New Decree for implementation of the new Law on Anti-Corruption
f. Update on CIEM workshop on October 27 on Reform in Cosmetics
g. Insurance Auxiliary Services – New Decree 80/2019
h. Other Updates and On-going Works of the Committee

Questions or suggestions for future agenda items?  Please contact:

HCMC:             Ursula Szotyory-Grove ([email protected])

Hanoi:              Thanh Hai Nguyen ([email protected])

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