PwC Legal Vietnam

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Discover the connected effect

In today’s fast-moving world, it’s more important than ever to have a legal partner who understands all aspects of your business and embraces technology to help you move ahead effectively and decisively. From predicting the impact of regulatory, economic and political shifts on your business to understanding how to future-proof your strategy, we connect your challenges with the right expertise in Legal and across PwC. Together, we help you:

  • Navigate complexity with confidence
  • Find new ways to grow
  • Transform ways of working 

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As part of the global PwC network, we bring our connected expertise across legal insight, business understanding and technological innovation to bring your future into focus and uncover new opportunities.

Our services

Market entry

Helping our clients to set up a new business venture in Vietnam

  • Advising on initial structuring and regulatory advice for market entry
  • Advising on the establishment of a company, branch or representative office
  • Drafting joint venture agreements, company charters and shareholders’ agreements
  • Assisting with licensing and post licensing procedures, including the application for an investment registration certificate, enterprise registration certificate and operational licenses

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General corporate & commercial services

Advising you on all aspects of general corporate and commercial law

  • Advising on corporate and commercial laws
  • Drafting and reviewing commercial contracts for franchising, goods and services supply, manufacturing, distribution, etc.
  • Advising on legal and regulatory requirements in relation to business operation

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Mergers & Acquisition

Whether you are working on the sell side or the buy side, cross-border or nationally, or on a small, midsize or large deal, our range of transaction-focused legal services include:

  • Legal due diligence services
  • Transactional support including advising on deal structuring, preparing transactional documentation, assisting in post-acquisition licensing procedures
  • Post-deal integration services

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Real estate

Working with you on property transactions whether you’re an owner, investor or lender because we recognise that real estate is an important component of most business strategies

  • Advising on legal and regulatory requirements for operating in the real estate sector, including the sale and acquisition of land use rights
  • Drafting land related agreements, including lease agreements and construction contracts
  • Advising on legal structuring of real estate projects
  • Providing due diligence and advising on legal status and title related matters
  • Transactional services in acquisition of real estate projects
  • Advising on real estate related licensing procedures

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Intellectual property & technology transfer

Helping you navigate any legal or regulatory issues relating to intellectual property and technology transfer

  • Advising on and assisting in carrying out legal procedures for registration of trademarks, copyrights and technologies transfer agreements
  • Drafting technology transfer agreements, license agreements and registering them with the relevant authorities
  • Advising on Vietnamese regulations on data protection and cyber security

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Employment & human resources

Providing multi-territory employment law support whether you are starting up a company, during the life cycle of your company or during restructuring and termination processes

  • Advising on statutory employment regulations
  • Conducting internal labour and employment compliance health checks
  • Preparing and reviewing employment contracts, internal labour rules, codes of conduct and collective labour agreements
  • Advising on termination of labour contracts and labour disputes

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Banking & financial services

Assisting organisations operating in the financial services sector with relevant local legal and regulatory requirements

  • Advising on the legal and regulatory requirements for operating in the financial services sector
  • Advising on foreign exchange issues, including foreign borrowings/repayment and profit repatriation
  • Reviewing and drafting loan agreements and security documentation
  • Assisting in registration of foreign loans with the State Bank of Vietnam

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Health-check review

Providing an independent assessment of your organisation's compliance with the legal requirements in Vietnam

  • Reviewing an organisation’s compliance with the legal requirements under Vietnamese laws in relation to incorporation, labour, reporting requirements, etc.
  • Advising on improvement of the company’s regulations and policies for compliance purposes

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Corporate compliance / entity governance compliance

Advising you on a consistent approach to manage your legal entity structures across countries - domestically, regionally and internationally

  • Company secretarial services, including annual compliance requirements
  • Support in licensing procedures during the company’s operation, including obtaining specific licenses for the company’s business operation, amendment to the company’s certificates and licenses with Vietnamese licensing authorities

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Dispute resolution

Assisting you with disputes or claims which frequently involve risk and reputation management concerns

  • Evaluating types of disputes and advising on potential litigation and legal aspects of crisis management strategies
  • Advising on dispute resolutions strategies (pre-court negotiations, arbitration and court litigation)

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International company restructuring

Helping you with any kind of corporate or business re-organisation you may be considering

  • Advising on cross-border company restructuring and re-organisation of business and capital groups
  • Advising on purchasing or transferring of assets
  • Drafting general corporate re-organisations and transitional commercial agreements
  • Post-deal integration services

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Get in touch

Phan Thi Thuy Duong

Partner, PwC Legal Vietnam

Tel: +84 28 3823 0796, Ext.1508

Eva Szurminska Jaworska

Partner, PwC Legal Vietnam

Tel: +84 28 3823 0796, Ext.1510

Le Anh Tuan

Head of Branch, PwC Legal Vietnam

Tel: +84 24 3946 2246, Ext.1504

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