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Essential Antitrust Asia #3: Merger control in Vietnam

The third episode in our Asia Essential Antitrust podcast series in which we speak with local experts in Asia to bring you the latest competition law trends and updates in the region.

This episode focuses on Vietnam’s new Competition Law and features Tony Foster, the Managing Partner of Freshfields’ Vietnam practice; An Hoang Ha, a Senior Associate based in Hanoi with more than 15 years of experience advising investors on Vietnamese law; and Le Hai Duong, an associate based in Ho Chi Minh City. Alastair Mordaunt, co-head of the Antitrust, Competition and Trade practice in Asia, moderates.

In this session, our colleagues will discuss:

[01:37] – An update on inbound investment into Vietnam

[04:29] – An introduction to the new Competition Law and merger control regime in Vietnam

[10:13] – The filing thresholds and nexus requirements under Vietnam’s merger control regime

[13:46] – Filing trends under the new regime

[20:23] – Practical tips for clients on navigating Vietnam merger control regime

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