We focus on integrating your business and investment strategies with practical legal and professional service solutions that work for you. We regularly advise on the legal framework governing businesses in Vietnam, as well as on corporate structures tailored to your business objectives and outcomes.
We advise on and draft contracts for a wide spectrum of businesses and on every aspect of your organisation, from the day-to-day operations to large-scale commercial transactions.
Competition & Antitrust
The communications and multimedia industry is becoming increasingly important in Vietnam to introduce and implement legislation prohibiting anti-competitive behaviour. We can help guide you on laws prohibiting conduct which lessens competition, collusive agreements, bundling arrangements and abuse of dominant position. We work with you to navigate competition laws and procedures to allow your businesses to grow in the local market.
Data Protection & Funds
From establishing and structuring of funds, to the management and exit mechanisms for investors, we are innovative in our approach to advising both general and limited partners, private equity houses, financial institutions and investors. Our experience includes:
- establishing public funds such as unit trusts and REITs
- establishing private funds such as venture capital funds, private equity funds
We have worked with diverse clients, successfully advising them on joint ventures, shareholding, co-investment and strategic alliance arrangements. With our broad experience working with multinational corporations, financial institutions, public and private companies, we are well-positioned to guide you on the appropriate structures for the transaction, the applicable legal and regulatory regime, and exit strategies.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Our lawyers have experience on some of the largest and the first of its kind M&A deals in banking sector in Vietnam. Our expertise covers a wide range of sectors including communications, banking, insurance, energy, maritime transport, air transport, manufacturing, mining, plantation and property.
With our in-depth knowledge of general offers under the competition laws, we are well positioned to handle the many facets of a takeover. We formulate composite strategies from the start to the end – from the drafting of an offer, the planning of appropriate defences in the face of a takeover, right up to compulsory acquisitions and de-listing. We also structure M&As utilising schemes of arrangement, acquisitions of businesses and assets.
We advise on all matters of private equity, from establishing the fund and making investments, to on-going portfolio assistance including restructuring advice, to exiting from those investments. We have represented local and international investors, including private equity houses, funds, banks, financial institutions, and sovereign wealth funds.
Our corporate restructuring and insolvency practice has been actively involved in advising companies and their directors in the recent banking down turn in Vietnam. Our experience covers debt restructuring, corporate re-organisations, sales of non-performing loan portfolios, winding-up, and receivership. We have acted for local and multinational corporates, for creditors, and other advisers and parties that are typically involved in such exercises.