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Peer-to-peer lending in Vietnam
Insight 30 Jul 2019

With technology and artificial intelligence gradually taking over the traditional banking and finance market, it is inevitable that Vietnam, a country with a population of 96 million and a 70% ...

Australian investor wins big at ICSID
Insight 24 Jul 2019

In a landmark decision, the Government of Pakistan has been ordered to pay $US5.84 billion ($A8.3 billion) to Australian mining company Tethyan Copper Company after its application for a mining lea ...

New Decree on labour outsourcing services
Insight 13 May 2019

Taking effect from 5 May 2019, Decree 29/2019/ND-CP ( Decree 29 ) on labour outsourcing services has been introduced, replacing Decree 55/2013/ND-CP ( Decree 55 ). Key changes include a relaxation ...

China's National Carbon Market - one step forward
Insight 26 Apr 2019

Draft legislation revealing the intended coverage and mechanics of China's national emissions trading scheme, which is due to commence operation within a year, has been released for public ...

Investing in the education sector in Vietnam
Insight 18 Apr 2019

Partner Partner Partner Linh Bui Private schools have become an increasingly attractive business in Vietnam, as the large number of students from the growing middle class fuels demand for quality education, while existing public ...

New Circular to permit foreign investor deposits in foreign currency for investments in state-owned enterprises in Vietnam
Insight 08 Apr 2019

A new Circular issued by the State Bank of Vietnam will allow non-resident foreign investors to use foreign currency for deposits, or escrow deposits, when participating in an auction for the ...

New developments in Vietnam's renewable energy market
Insight 26 Mar 2019

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam (the MOIT ) recently introduced amended regulations on wind power projects, and issued new model power purchase agreements for wind projects and roofto ...

Foreign investment in PNG - proposed changes
Insight 25 Mar 2019

The Papua New Guinea Government has revised proposed changes to PNG's foreign investment laws after concerns were raised about the potential economic effect of the initial reform package. The ...

Opposition's promise of $1 billion for hydrogen reflects growing optimism
Insight 14 Feb 2019

The Federal Opposition's recent announcement of a $1.1 billion 'National Hydrogen Plan', to support development of hydrogen technologies and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure, is only the latest ...

New Decree on corporate bonds in Vietnam - key changes for foreign investors
Insight 07 Jan 2019

A new Decree, coming into effect on 1 February 2019, introduces more relaxed conditions for bond issuance but, on the other hand, bond issuers will be subject to a more stringent disclosure regime ...