Foreign law firms in Vietnam face pushback from local practices
The activities of international law firms in Vietnam have been thrown into question following a call by local law practices to bring in tighter restrictions for global entrants to the market. The issue was discussed last month at Vietnam's National Assembly, at which an amended version of the country's Law on Lawyers was passed. The legislation is perceived by some as ambiguous as to whether foreign firms can draft local commercial contracts and business charters.
Vietnamese firms unite in appeal for new limits on scope of practice by international market entrants
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