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State Bank of Vietnam tightens control over onshore lending
Insight 20 Jul 2023

On 28 June 2023, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) issued Circular 06/2023/TT-NHNN (Circular 06) to amend Circular 39/2016/TT-NHNN (Circular 39) on lending activities of credit institutions and foreign bank branches in Vietnam. Circular 06 will take effect from 1 September 2023. ...

Long-anticipated rules on cross-border lending into Vietnam finally issued
Insight 19 Jul 2023

After various rounds of drafts and consultations, on 30 June 2023 the State Bank of Vietnam (the SBV) finally issued the long-anticipated regulations on non-government guaranteed cross-border foreign loans under Circular No. 08/2023/TT-NHNN (the New Circular). ...

Determining electricity generation prices: new regulations for projects participating in Vietnam's Wholesale Electricity Market
Insight 24 Apr 2023

Recent changes to how prices are set for generators participating in Vietnam's wholesale power market reflect a broad policy shift away from bespoke structures for large-scale power plants (in particular foreign-invested BOT projects) and the government's determination to develop the merchant market ...

Vietnam's new regulations on corporate bonds
Insight 15 Mar 2023

On 16 September 2022, the Vietnamese Government issued Decree 65/2022/ND-CP (Decree 65) to amend the existing Decree 153/2020/ND-CP (Decree 153) on offering and trading of privately issued corporate bonds. ...

Updated draft regulation on cross-border lending into Vietnam—a more lenient approach
Insight 24 Feb 2023

The State Bank of Vietnam ( SBV ) has been working on regulations to replace the current circular No. 12/2014/TT-NHNN on conditions for non-government guaranteed cross-border foreign loans (the ...

Circular 15 issuance a baby step towards resolving orphaned transitional wind and solar projects in Vietnam
Insight 17 Oct 2022

In this Insight, we unpack the key contents of Circular 15 and assess their likely impact given ongoing uncertainties.  ...

Vietnam issues new guidance on data localisation requirement
Insight 25 Aug 2022

More than three years after the Cybersecurity Law came into force, Vietnam's Government has finally issued guidance for its implementation under Decree No. 53/2022/ND-CP. In this Insight we examine this requirement and its implications for Vietnamese and foreign businesses. ...

A snapshot of ESG in Vietnam
Insight 16 Aug 2022

Environmental, Social and Governance issues continue to create a paradigm shift in the way businesses are run.2022 looks to be another big year in the space, with those slow to adapt getting left behind. We break down key ESG trends to watch for in 2022. ...

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

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. ...