Learn about Vietnam's legal and regulatory landscape and take a look at key structuring and tax issues, and opportunities available in various sectors.
8:00am Registration and Breakfast
9:00am Overview of Vietnam legal and regulatory landscape
Key opportunities for target sectors in Vietnam
9:45am Key buy-side issues in Vietnam transactions
Key structuring and tax issues in Vietnam transactions
10:30am Networking Tea Break
10:50am Cultural issues in Vietnam
Exiting from Vietnam investments
11:35am Case Studies and Q&A
12:00pm Event Ends
Mark Fraser, Managing Partner, Frasers Law Company
Mark has been advising clients on transactions in Vietnam since 1994. In 2004, he founded Frasers Law Company, the first law firm to obtain a foreign law company licence in Vietnam. In the 20+ years that Mark has been based in Vietnam, Mark’s practice has focused on corporate matters, especially mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, restructuring and insolvency, commercial real estate transactions, and infrastructure projects. This involves debt and equity structuring of investment projects and the preparation and negotiation of documents. Mark’s international legal expertise and in-depth knowledge of Vietnam, as much from a legal perspective as commercially, are well renowned, and he is ranked as a top tier lawyer practising in Vietnam by publications such as The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Asialaw Profile, Chambers Asia Pacific, Chambers Global and IFLR 1000. Mark has more than 25 years’ experience on advising clients from all over the globe, and was previously based in London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Brunei (as well as Ho Chi Minh City) with the same Magic Circle law firm for more than ten years.
Justin Gisz, Partner, Frasers Law Company
Justin is a mergers, acquisitions and corporate advisory law specialist, who advises investment funds (PE, VC, public, and institutional) as well as corporate investors and high-net-worth individuals, across a diverse range of industry sectors in connection with their investment and business activities in Vietnam. Justin is held in high esteem in the Vietnam legal market not only for his technical excellence, but also for his commercial sense and inherent pragmatism. Having spent nearly five years as an in-house general counsel for a large multi-national conglomerate in addition to his experience as a private practitioner, Justin offers depth and breadth of commercial understanding that are unparalleled in the legal profession in Vietnam. Justin is highly ranked as a leading practitioner in Vietnam, by all of the most reputable international law firm guides, including Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR, and Asia Law.
DRESS CODE: BUSINESS ATTIRE
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