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18 December 2014
Equitisation in Vietnam involves converting State Owned Enterprises ("SOE"s) into joint stock companies with a portion of the shares being sold at public auction or to strategic investors. Equitisation is an important component of the restructuring of...
10 December 2014
Transparency International recently released its always keenly awaited annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2014, just after a new bribery risk index was launched by TRACE International. The CPI has been an authoritative and valuable tool for measuring...
14 November 2014
Anti-corruption whistleblowers have never been as protected and rewarded as they are today. China and India have recently followed the United States' lead in enacting legislation to protect whistleblowers. The United States also rewards whistleblowers with...
14 November 2014
With a year to go until the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) plans to form a single economic market, Clifford Chance explores the opportunities and challenges for investors in the region.
Clifford Chance advises Mondelēz on its proposed acquisition of 80% stake in Vietnam snack company for US$370 million
13 November 2014
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Mondelēz International on its proposed acquisition of an 80% stake in Kinh Do Corporation, a leading Vietnamese snack company for US$370 million. The transaction is subject to a number of conditions including...
5 November 2014
Transparency International (TI) publishes a Bribe Payer's Index (BPI) which provides help to companies seeking to accurately assess the risk of doing business in Asia Pacific or with a partner from the Asia Pacific Region. The BPI provides critical additional...
30 October 2014
A new bankruptcy law was recently adopted by the National Assembly of Vietnam which will replace the bankruptcy law introduced in 2004. This briefing will outline some of the significant changes that the new law introduces in Vietnam. Key issues A creditor's...
21 October 2014
The SFO, the agency principally responsible for prosecuting cases under the UK Bribery Act 2010 (UKBA), has received its fair share of criticism for being perceived to lack the prosecutorial zeal displayed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in relation to...
13 October 2014
An updated version of the Guide to Anti-corruption legislation in Asia Pacific
10 October 2014
The State Bank of Vietnam recently issued two circulars (Circular 12 and 25) to regulate offshore borrowings without a Government guarantee. These circulars apply to any loan facility whereby the borrower is a resident and the lender is a non resident. These circulars...