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Event Description

FLASH NOTICE – Share your concerns about MOLISA’a Draft Decree on Management of Foreign Workers, including Rules for Work Permits, and VBF’s petition letter to MOLISA on the issues.

Webinar, TODAY, Wednesday, August 5, 4:00-5:00PM

MOLISA is near finalizing a draft Decree on management of foreign workers. VBF has prepared a draft petition letter to the MOLISA and asked for our comments by COB, Thursday, August 6.

Make your voice heard. Join this discussion with AmCham Representative to the Vietnam Business Forum and Baker & McKenzie Partner Fred Burke and AmCham Vice Chair, Board Liaison to HR Committee, and Baker & McKenzie Partner Hang Nguyen, who will provide a briefing on the  current draft and issues, and facilitate a discussion so comments and recommendations can be shared with MOLISA via VBF.

Participation is complimentary. Please sign in with full name and title.

HRWG_Letter on work permits (draft)_key contents_ENG

HRWG_Letter on work permits (draft)_key contents_VIE

MOLISA Draft Decree on Management of Foreign Workers (VIE)

Frederick Burke

Baker & McKenzie (Ho Chi Minh City)

Frederick Burke is a member of Baker McKenzie’s Global Policy Committee, comprised of the Firm’s Managing Partners globally, responsible for driving the overall strategy of the Firm. He is also the Managing Partner of our Baker McKenzie offices in Vietnam, more particularly in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. He has more than 30 years’ experience practicing in the areas of corporate law, real estate, international trade and is highly regarded for his work on foreign investment projects in Vietnam and China for key players in property development, trade, IT/C, and project finance, among other areas. Mr. Burke is the go-to advisor for big deals in Vietnam’s flourishing industries including: renewable energy, agribusiness, airlines, hotels, resorts and tourism and large scale infrastructure projects. He is currently the representative of the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam to the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council on Administrative Reform in Vietnam and he has been recognized by the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam for his “Outstanding contributions in the field of international legal cooperation”. Mr. Burke is consistently ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Corporate / M&A by leading legal publications in Vietnam (Legal 500 AP 2007-2018; Chambers and Partners AP 2012-2018; IFLR1000 2010-2018).

Hang Nguyen

Baker & McKenzie (Ho Chi Minh City)

Nguyen Thuy Hang is a Partner in Baker McKenzie’s Ho Chi Minh city office. Her practice focuses on Employment and Labor, Compliance and Investigation, Corporate Restructuring and Reorganization, and general M&A. She is one of the few Vietnamese lawyers dually admitted to practice law in New York State and Vietnam. Ms. Nguyen has been assisting in various compliance investigation and advice. During her 13 years with Baker McKenzie, she has worked in the Vietnam, Barcelona and London offices. Ms. Nguyen is the Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of American Chamber of Commerce, Ho Chi Minh City Chapter, and the Board Liaison of its HR Committee.