The AmCham Tax and Customs Committee represents the views and voice of AmCham member companies on tax-related issues. It strives to contribute regularly to the tax-related topics with its members´ expertise, mainly by commenting on new legislation, analyzing tax issues and providing recommendations through position papers. It’s a new Committee and consists of tax practitioners from businesses, large professional services firms, tax lawyers and tax specialists from industry.
Thanh Vinh Nguyen, Partner, Baker McKenzie Ho Chi Minh City Office
Thanh Vinh Nguyen is a Partner in the Baker McKenzie Ho Chi Minh City office, where he leads the Tax and Customs practice group in Vietnam. Mr. Nguyen’s practice areas include tax and customs, trade and general commercial matters. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie’s Ho Chi Minh City office in 2004, Mr. Nguyen practiced tax advisory work for two international accounting firms for eight years and worked in the compliance function of an international insurance company. An expert in tax planning and law, Mr. Nguyen has assisted clients with advice and structuring work as well as contentious appeals with the tax authorities. Mr. Nguyen is an award winning practitioner, recently recognized by the International Tax Review in the categories of: Indirect Tax Leader (2017) and Tax Controversy Leader (2017) as well as being ranked as a Leading Lawyer for Taxation in Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2017).
He has written a number of articles on Vietnamese tax issues and is co-author of the tax management portfolio Business Operations in Vietnam, published by Bloomberg BNA. Recently, Mr. Nguyen co-authored the Vietnam chapter of Inward Investment and International Taxation Review – 8th Edition.
Mr. Nguyen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Ho Chi Minh City and an LL.B from the University of Law of Ho Chi Minh City.
Bob Fletcher, Deloitte
Mark Gillin, Founder, Chairman and Managing Director, AIM – American Indochina Management
Mark Gillin has been identifying, developing, and investing in business opportunities in Indochina since 1993. He is a founder, Chairman, and Managing Director of America Indochina Management Ltd. (AIM), a diversified Holding Company with operations throughout Vietnam and Cambodia. Since its founding in 1996, AIM has established market leadership in a variety of product categories covering a diverse range of industries, including Construction Materials, Specialty Furniture, Consumer Products, and Industrial Consumables.
Mark is a founder and Chairman of AIM Capital Management Ltd, an investment management company that provides expansion capital and strategic and operational support to small and medium sized companies throughout Indochina. AIM Capital Management has invested in Healthcare, Media, Technology, Furniture, Hospitality, and Consumer Products.
Mark has successfully managed businesses in a number of different markets at various stages of development, specifically locations in: Japan, Hong Kong, Guam, Vietnam, and Cambodia. Prior to coming to Vietnam in 1993, he spent five years with Getz Bros., the oldest and largest US non-commodities trading company. There he worked closely on marketing and distribution issues with leading MNCs including Nestlé, Mobile Chemical, Kimberly-Clark, Abbott Labs, Colgate-Palmolive, Heineken, and others.
Mark has served as a non-executive board member of Navigos, AA Corporation, Japan Vietnam Medical Corporation, and Indochina Assets Limited. During his previous six years of service as a member of Board of Governors (2010-2015), he was Chairman in 2013 and Vice Chairman in 2012 and 2014.
2022 Meeting Schedule
The Committee meeting is organised every two month and open for members only.
Mar 17, 2022 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AmCham Tax & Customs Committee Meeting - March (For AmCham Members Only)
May 19, 2022 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AmCham Tax & Customs Committee Meeting - May (For AmCham Members Only)
Jul 21, 2022 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AmCham Tax & Customs Committee Meeting - July (For AmCham Members Only)
Nov 17, 2022 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AmCham Tax & Customs Committee Meeting - November (For AmCham Members Only)
2021 Meeting Schedule
Jan 21, 2021 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AmCham Tax & Customs Committee Meeting - January (For AmCham Members Only)
Apr 15, 2021 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AmCham Tax & Customs Committee Meeting - April (For AmCham Members Only)
Jun 17, 2021 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AmCham Tax & Customs Committee Meeting - June (For AmCham Members Only)
Aug 19, 2021 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AmCham Tax & Customs Committee Meeting - August (For AmCham Members Only)
Oct 21, 2021 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AmCham Tax & Customs Committee Meeting - October (For AmCham Members Only)
Dec 16, 2021 – 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
AmCham Tax & Customs Committee Meeting - December (For AmCham Members Only)
Reference Materials for Members