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  • Tech Acumen: Many Companies Falling Behind
    Corporate America and companies around the globe are spending vast amounts of money trying to keep up with all sorts of threats in this new digital age. So, how are companies really doing? Unfortunately, not so well. Indeed, according to PwC’s 2017 Digital IQ Survey, as reported by PR Daily, ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017By Eric J. Sinrod
  • Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann UNNECESSARY TAX AND CUSTOMS RELATED BURDENS ON INVESTORS
    The Government has implemented principles and measures in order to create favorable economic environment for enterprises through the issuance of Resolution 35/2016/NQ-CP dated 16 May 2016. These principles include, among others: The State shall ensure the stability, consistency and predictability of relevant policies. Regulations on business shall be clear, transparent ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Friday, August 11th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • Plenty of life in Vietnam’s M&A market despite bumps
    Globally, 2017 has been an unpredictable year for the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market, with the hangover of political and economic instability from 2016 inspiring caution among investors.   Foreign investment has been put on the back foot due to rising protectionism and the failure of promising free trade deals ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Friday, August 11th, 2017By Giles T. Cooper
  • Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Public Mergers and Acquisitions: Market Analysis Overview
    Largest / most noteworthy public M&A transactions in the past 12 months Oil gas & Chemicals In May 2017, Earth Chemical bought 100% stake in A My Gia Joint Stock Company at about USD79.2 million. Financial In July 2017, Vietnam International Joint Stock Commercial Bank bought 100% business of Commonwealth ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • Vietnam looks for greener growth
    As Vietnam’s big cities grow, clusters of new buildings sprout up around their peripheries. Rapid urbanisation is transforming cities like Hanoi, and the quiet streets of a few decades ago are today unrecognisable. The question remains – how green is Vietnam’s sprawl?   Buildings account for around 36 per cent ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017By Giles T. Cooper
  • Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann PUBLIC MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
    FDI capital has been rising in the past few years. In the first 6 months of 2017, the total FDI capital to Vietnam is USD19.2 billion, an increase of 54.8% compared to the same period last year. Vietnam’s M&A market continues to be active in 2017 after reaching a record-breaking ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Sunday, August 6th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • Cannabis Company Buys Entire Town for Tourism
    Phoenix based American Green Inc. is buying the entire town of Nipton, CA, all 120 acres of it. They want to turn the town into a cannabis tourism destination. Nipton, population 20, is a mere 60 miles from Las Vegas and about 3 hours from Los Angeles or, as the ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Saturday, August 5th, 2017By David N. Feldman
  • Wind energy in Vietnam – Blowing in the right direction?
    Alongside solar power, Vietnam has significant potential in wind energy and it’s hoped that wind will play a large role in turning the country away from coal and gas.   To encourage the development of wind power projects the government introduced a feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme way back in 2011. ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Friday, August 4th, 2017By Giles T. Cooper
  • Renewable Energy Vietnam – Duane Morris – We get deals done:
    1. Describe the role of yourself/company/department within renewable energy in Vietnam.  Duane Morris, as both advisor and advocate, guides clients through the complex legal, financial and political issues that pervade the energy industry. For both producers and policy-makers, as well as industry participants and consumers, Duane Morris attorneys help manage ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • Bill Would Allow Reporting Companies to Use Reg A+
    The House Financial Services Committee recently approved a bill that would permit full SEC reporting companies to use Tier 2 of Regulation A+ to effect a streamlined, lower cost public offering of their securities. The bill now moves to the full House. In implementing rules under the Jumpstart Our Business ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris on Capital MarketsPublished on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017By David N. Feldman