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In brief

2022 was undoubtedly an active period for Vietnam’s regulatory landscape and the year has drawn to a close with a long progression of new regulations and important legal updates. As demonstrated by recent announcements and upcoming regulatory enactments, this pace of notable legal developments shows no sign of slowing down in 2023.

This legal guide provides a summary of various highlighted issues and notable updates from Vietnam’s legal environment over the course of 2022, as well as commentary on some of the crucial regulations and legal developments to be implemented in 2023 and beyond.

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Enterprises should review these regulations carefully to prepare for full compliance in the upcoming period.

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If you would like to discuss the issues concerning these policies and their impact in detail, as well as how our Firm can help your business deal with the immediate effects of these new provisions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We will promptly inform you should there be any further development regarding these matters.


Thuy Hang Nguyen is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Ho Chi Minh office and the head of the Employment and Labor practice in Vietnam. She joined the Firm in 2006 and has been involved in a wide range of practice areas in various investment projects. She has extensive experience in employment and labor law, and has advised on corporate and regulatory compliance issues in Vietnam, including mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment licensing, corporate and commercial matters. Ms. Nguyen is a leading authority and frequent speaker on employment and labor law in Vietnam and the Asia Pacific region.


Tri Trung Pham is a Special Counsel in Baker McKenzie, Hanoi office.


Hoang Anh Nguyen is a Senior Associate in Baker McKenzie, Ho Chi Minh City office.

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