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Nowadays, most companies in Vietnam are well equipped to deal with day-to-day HR issues, whether it involves processes such as performance management, changes to workplace policies or standard dealings with the trade union, most companies are aware of how best to proceed. But what about a company’s preparedness to deal with an HR crisis that can severely impact its operations and overall security in Vietnam? For instance, how would the company deal with a senior employee who is refusing to return key materials and property, such as the company seal, upon termination? What about a situation whereby a court, who is considering an active matter, imposes an interim measure banning the company’s foreign senior management from leaving Vietnam? Or how would a company respond if employees suddenly exercise their prerogative to go on strike?

If you are a CEO, senior executive, manager, business leader or operating within the HR space, and have struggled with the above questions, please join us for an in-depth discussion about how a company can deal with these scenarios and other significant HR matters. Hang Nguyen, Head of the Employment and Labor Practice of Baker McKenzie Vietnam, will share her extensive experience of operating in this jurisdiction and provide some best practical tips that can help ensure your company is well prepared to deal with such critical circumstances.  Hang will also take this opportunity to update us on the latest developments of Vietnam employment and labor law, including the proposed revised Labor Code, the new Decree on labor sub-leasing and further guidance on the implementation of social insurance contribution for foreign employees.


08:30 AM Registration & Refreshment
09:00 AM Welcome Remarks
09:10 AM Presentation
10:00 AM Q&A
10:30 AM Networking
11:00 AM Event ends


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.


Thuy Hang Nguyen
Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Hang Nguyen is a partner with Baker McKenzie and head of the Employment and Labor practice in Vietnam.

Hang’s practice focuses on employment and labor, M&A, Corporate and Compliance matters. Her diverse working experience, broad knowledge in various areas of law, and business management qualifications allow her to provide clients with practical and commercially savvy legal advice, creating effective, strategic and innovative solutions to navigate around the ever-changing legal landscape of Vietnam. As head of the Employment and Labor practice, Hang is in charge of developing and providing strategy for the practice, training and coaching team members and coordinating the global and regional employment practices when related to Vietnam. She is also a member of the Steering Committees for the Firm’s Asia Pacific Employment Practice Group and the Global Immigration and Mobility Group.

Hang received her legal education in both Vietnam and the U.S., obtaining her bachelor’s degree in International Law from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, completing an LL.M. at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, and earning an Executive MBA from University of Hawaii’s Shidler College of Business. Hang is one of the few lawyers dually admitted to practice law in New York State and Vietnam. During her 11 – plus years with Baker McKenzie, she has worked in the Vietnam, Spain and UK offices of the Firm.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold Sponsor – Vnd 15,000,000

  • 4 complimentary tickets
  • Company Logo on backdrop and on website for the event as a Gold Sponsor
  • Company will receive a full list of participants and photo link after the event
  • 3 months Networking Online (advertising) on AmCham website

Silver Sponsor – Vnd 10,000,000

  • 2 complimentary tickets
  • Company Logo on backdrop and on website for the event as a Silver Sponsor
  • Company will receive a full list of participants and photo link after the event
  • 2 months Networking Online (advertising) on AmCham website

Bronze Sponsor – Vnd 5,000,000

  • 1 complimentary ticket
  • Company Logo on backdrop and on website for the event as a Bronze Sponsor
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