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.

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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