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Date(s) - Jun 13, 2019
8:30 am - 10:30 am

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Novotel Saigon Centre

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Event Description

The new Competition Law is due to take effect from 01 July 2019, replacing its 14-year-old predecessor. Given the widened scope of application and the shift towards a more stringent approach, the New Law is expected to have a significant impact on how enterprises, especially MNCs, in a variety of industries conduct their day-to-day business as well as merger filings.

Against this backdrop, our guest speaker will walk you through the key changes introduced by the New Law and their commercial implications. In particular, the presentation will address the changes introduced to the three pillars of competition law (i.e. cartels, abuse of market power, merger control), their commercial impact, consequences of violation, and prospect of law enforcement. Dr. Tuan will also address what steps businesses should take in preparation for the New Law. The remainder of the event will be dedicated to discussion and Q&A.

Agenda

08:30 AMRegistration & Refreshment
09:00 AMWelcome Remarks
09:10 AMPresentation and Q&A
10:30 AMEvent ends

Costs

AmCham Members: VND 650,000 | Non-members: VND 800,000

Reservations/cancellations must be received by 24 hours before the event, and must be made on-line or by email. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone.

Speaker

Dr. Nguyen Anh Tuan
Co-founding Partner, LNT & Partners
LLB (Ho Chi Minh City), LLM (Lund, Sweden), PhD (Nagoya, Japan)

Dr. Tuan is a partner in charge of LNT’s Corporate practice group and leads a team specialised in competition/antitrust law. He has advised leading MNCs in the pharmaceutical, FMCG, automotive and electronics sectors on various competition law matters, from competition law compliance check (so called Deep-dive project), to filing unfair competition complaints to the Vietnam Competition and Consumers Authority, as well as conducting compliance training and advising on the competition law implications of M&A transactions. Dr. Tuan co-founded Vietnam Competition Network and has been recognized as one of the few specialists who possess in-depth understanding of international practices and local insights in this area in Vietnam.

Dr. Tuan was a lecturer at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Law for more than 10 years. He is a regular speaker at domestic and international fora, and has written for international publications such as Global Competition Review. Dr. Tuan is also a contributing author of Cartels in Asia: Law & Practice, a Wolters Kluwer publication.