Through Investment & Business Consulting Practice, Indochina Law assist clients to capture investment and business opportunities that exist in current rapidly growing business environment of Vietnam. To increase oppotunities of success for clients, we offer unique, complex, innovative and cost-effective consulting solutions by providing them with thorough understandings about investment and business opportunities and risks, linking commercial issues to clients’ business objectives and assisting them in carrying out their business strategies. We are aware of the needs in obtaining long-term and sustainable development of the local business community, Indochina Law offer clients a wide range of services covering all business aspects from the business start-up stage in which they can optimize business efficiency in their performance, and the competitive capability to the chance of success.

Since Vietnam has continuosly developed economic reforms, businesses shall have more opportunities and meansto for business investment. Indochina, in anticipating this trend, is ready to provide clients with more complex services dealing directly with corporate governance and restructure including but not limited to privatization, merger & acquisition, sales & disposal, cross shareholding.In addition, our consultants/staff have been proactive in keeping clients with the most updateddevelopment of investment and business environment in and to Vietnam.

This service charaterisitic will ensure valuable insights which assist clients in growing sustainably and best enhancing their value.

1.Foreign Direct Investment

With 20 years of experience in consulting about the situation of foreign direct investment law/policies of Vietnam, Indochina and its associates are strongly confident in providing clients with counseling services and any support in each phase of the foreign direct investment process in Vietnam, from the setting up to the exit stage. The Firm commits to interprete the implications of the law/policies which is the crucial factor which assists clients to quickly achieve their business goals.

Type of services

Business idea & Finalization;

Monitoring and Evaluation;

Market/ Sectoral Surveys & Updates;

Partner due diligence, location identification and feasibility studies;

Investment application document drafting and negotiation;

Investment registration and appraisal;

Post-licensing works;

Operational advices and supports;

Dissolution and liquidation.

2.Ideal Business and Finalization

In association with professional legal team, our Team include proven lawyers and business consultants who have bothlegal background and business mind and strong network. We provide face to face counseling with series of the legal and business issues that confront clients during the process of their investment in Vietnam, and on how to cope with those issues.

Type of services

Business idea identification;

Market/ sectoral surveys & updates;

Partner identification, due diligence & match making;

Location identification and due diligence:

Feasibility studies and investment/ business idea finalization.

3.Market/ Sectoral Surveys & Updates

We can accomodate clients’ needs and accompany them to carry out market/ sectoral surveys and updates in assisitng them to finalize business ideas before making decisions on business investment, and on adaptive production and services strategies which meet market demand.

Type of services

Textiles;

Drinks (including tea, coffee, milk, beer, beverages);

Baby products (including toys, napkins);

Cosmetics;

Food products;

Industrial products (including processed steel, pipes, pulp powder, computers);

Entertainment (including hotels, parks);

Legal and other services.

4.Feasibility Studies

We accomodate clients’ needs by together carrying out pre feasibility and feasibility studies in finalizing their business ideas before making official business investment and implementation in Vietnam.

Type of services

Property (including residential area/ apartment/ hotels, resorts, golf courses);

Manufacturing (including textile, car assembling, steel processing, electronics production);

Services (including consumer trading, logistics, mass media, education, hospital, tourism).

5.Equitization/ Privatization & Restructuring

Our substantial experience of working on various corporate and M&A issues enables us to make a valuable contribution thereto right from the start. Together with our legal team, we offer our services to not only domestic but also international corporate clients in and to Vietnam, covering all segments of their business operations, including:

Type of services

Corporate advisory services;

Due diligence;

Compliance, reporting and disclosures;

Institutional document drafting and updating;

Corporatization, equitization or privatization;

Acquisitions, mergers, de-mergers, consolidations, re-organizations,conversions;

Corporate re-structuring, liquidation and dissolution.

6.Corporate - M&As

Our substantial experience of working on various corporate and M&A issues enables us to make a valuable contribution thereto right from the start. Together with our legal team, we offer our services to not only domestic but also international corporate clients in and to Vietnam, covering all segments of their business operations, including:

Type of services

Corporate advisory services;

Due diligence;

Compliance, reporting and disclosures;

Institutional document drafting and updating;

Corporatization, equitization or privatization;

Acquisitions, mergers, de-mergers, consolidations, re-organizations, conversions;

Corporate re-structuring, liquidation and dissolution.

7.Corporate Administration Services

Our substantial work experience in solving out various corporate issues enables our value in making valuable contributions to the business start-up stage of clients.We are reaching out to international corporate clients operating in Vietnam or abroad. The wide ranges of service include:

Type of services

Statutory post-licensing works (including applying for the corporate seal, tax code, import-export code, etc.);

Legal compliance, reporting and disclosures (including representing for client before Government agencies, keep liaison between clients and Government agencies, etc.);

Secretary services (including secretary services to the meeting of the shareholders’ meeting, board of directors’ meeting); and Legal updating, filing advice, etc.

8.Technical Assistance Projects

We have a team of lawyers and business consultants with not only good legal backgrounds and skills but having also business mind and strong ties to the sector. We have involved also in a large number of technical assistance projects, in various sectors, by different donor organizations in Vietnam. We have a good understanding of the international concepts and know how to translate them into practice of Vietnam and make them be workable in the specific context of Vietnam.

Type of services

Together with multi-national consulting firms, we offer a wide range of services in the following areas:

Public private partnerships (PPP) in infrastructure (including port, transportation, waters, power);

Capital market acceleration (including the securities-backed bond offering, securities market surveillance, supervision, stock transaction system, SOE equitization link to listings);

Local infrastructure investment fund models;

Business sector program support initiatives (with the main focus on private sector).