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More stringent rules on cross-border lending proposed in Vietnam
Insight 27 May 2022

The Draft Circular replacing the current circular No. 12/2014/TT-NHNN on conditions for non-government guaranteed cross-border foreign loans has been released for public consultation on 11 May 2022. It proposes to tighten conditions for taking out these loans, in order to manage Vietnam's overall borrowing exposure and ensure proper use of foreign loans. This Insight explains the potential impacts of the Draft Circular on foreign lenders and domestic borrowers. ...

Vietnam's infrastructure sector: the landscape, opportunities and challenges
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Having sound infrastructure is vital to every country's development and its citizens' quality of life. Countries need reliable infrastructure to connect supply chains and efficiently move goods and services across borders. They also need reliable health, education, and connectivity infrastructure to help their people thrive. In this Report, we look at the current status of the infrastructure market, with a focus on particular sectors. We also examine key regulatory and structuring issues affecting project developers and financiers. ...

Allens advises SeaTown on The CrownX investment
News 27 Jan 2022

SeaTown, together with global private equity firm TPG and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, have invested US$350 million in The CrownX, valuing the business at approximately US$8.2 billion post ...

Vietnam cross-border lending guide
Insight 24 Nov 2021

Vietnam continues to be an attractive destination for foreign investors. Both Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises constantly require debt capital from overseas lenders to establish and grow their businesses. Further, the demand for cross-border financing has also been boosted by a growing nu ...

Navigating COVID-19 impacts on wind power projects approaching commercial operation
Insight 23 Aug 2021

COVID-19 has affected the power sector in Vietnam in a number of ways, but perhaps none so markedly as the impact on wind power developers racing to commission projects before the 31 October 2021 feed-in-tariff deadline. ...

Allens advises Iberdrola on acquisition of renewable project pipeline in Vietnam
News 12 Aug 2021

The transaction includes a 550 MW pipeline of green assets, comprising five onshore wind farms and one floating solar project under development. 'This is a significant transaction and is consistent ...

Allens advises Mainstream Renewable Power on majority acquisition of solar project pipeline
News 10 Aug 2021

The acquisition is Mainstream's first investment in solar power projects in Vietnam, bringing its renewable development pipeline in Vietnam alone to 2.3GW (11.8 GW globally). 'We cannot be more ...

Long-awaited regulations implementing Vietnam's PPP Law have now been issued
Insight 29 Apr 2021

Vietnam's long awaited regulations have now been issued in the form of Decree 35/2021/ND-CP detailing and guiding implementation of the PPP Law (Decree 35) and Decree 28/2021/ND-CP on financial management mechanism of PPP projects (Decree 28) on 26 March 2021 (collectively, the Decrees). ...

Vietnam merger control guide
Insight 01 Apr 2021

Vietnam's new merger control regime took effect from 15 May 202. The new regime substantially expands the scope of transactions subject to the merger filing requirement and thereby captures more M&A transactions in Vietnam offshore.  ...

Allens welcomes new partner in Hanoi
News 08 Mar 2021

Allens has extended its market leadership in Vietnam with the appointment of Giles Cooper as a partner in the firm's Hanoi office. ...

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