Legal Updates from July 24, 2018 To August 24, 2018

September 19, 2018 Legal Updates

Welcome to our Legal Updates collected from July 24, 2018 to August 24, 2018 with the following main contents:

Law Enforcement


03 new decisions applying the administrative sanction to violation in labor to 03 companies.

Legal Documents


05 new legal documents in Science – Technology, Commerce and Health. Here are some noticeable legal documents:

Circular 20/2018/TT-BCT amending Annex I – “List of textile and garment products subject to the Regulation” issued along with National Technical Regulation QCVN:01/2017/BCT in Circular No.21/2017/TT-BCT dated October 23, 2017 issued by the Minister of Industry and Trade.

Decree 107/2018/ND-CP on doing business of rice export.

Circular 21/2018/TT-BCT amending a number of articles of Circular No.47/2014/TT-BCT dated December 5, 2014 of the Ministry of Industry and Trade regulating the management of e-commerce websites and Circular No.59/2015/TT-BCT dated December 31, 2015 of the Ministry of Industry and Trade regulating the management of e-commerce activities through applications on mobile devices.

Documents for guidance and management


03 new official letters in Tax and Business Registration:

Official Letter 3081/TCHQ-CS on refunding Value Added Tax.

Official Letter 3077/TCT-CS on management of collecting taxes imposed on construction activities.

Official Letter 234/DKKD-NV guiding a number of contents related to the implementation of Decision No.27/2018/QD-TTg of the Prime Minister on issuing the Vietnam Standard Industrial Classification.

Legal Drafts


14 new drafts in Labor, Commerce, Tax, Health, Import-Export and Enterprise Registration. Here are some noticeable drafts:

Draft Decree adjusting pensions for female employees who shall start receiving pensions from 2018 to 2021.

Draft Decree regulating the minimum regional wage for employees working under labor contracts.

Draft Circular amending and supplementing a number of articles of Circular No. 40/2011/TT-NHNN dated December 15, 2011 of the Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam regulating the issuance of licenses and organization, operation of commercial banks, branches of foreign banks and representative offices of foreign credit institutions and other foreign organizations involved in banking activities in Vietnam.

Draft Circular amending and supplementing the Annex IV issued along with Circular No.20/2014/TT-BCT dated June 25, 2014 of the Ministry of Industry and Trade regulating the implementation of Rules of Origin in the ASEAN – South Korea Free Trade Agreement.

Draft Law on Tax Administration.

Draft Circular amending Point a.4 Clause 10 Article 7 of Circular No.219/2013/TT-BTC dated December 31, 2013 of the Ministry of Finance guiding the implementation of the Law on Value Added Tax and Decree No.209/2013/ND-CP dated December 18, 2013 of the Government detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Law on Value Added Tax.

Draft Decision promulgating the List of imports from foreign countries subject to customs procedures at the import border gate.

Draft Circular promulgating the List of potentially unsafe products and goods under the management of the Ministry of Health.

Draft Circular amending, supplementing a number of articles of Circular No.20/2015/TT-BKHDT dated December 01, 2015 of the Ministry of Planning and Investment guiding the enterprise registration.

– Written by LE & TRAN | Vietnam’s Premier Business Litigation Firm


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