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Legal Update Newsletter February 2016

Our Part I of this Legal Newsletter introduces the legal article titled “Enterprises worry over social insurance costs” written by Lawyer Nguyen Van Quynh and Lawyer Cao Thi Hoang Oanh. In this article, the authors raise several practical implications for both employers and employees due to the change and supplementation of the previous provisions of the law on social insurance.The article also recommends to competent State’s agencies some positive solutions for the enterprises to apply effective provisions of the social insurance law and ensure the employee’s income.

In Part II, we would like to provide you with some remarkable regulations as follows:

  1. Recent Decree on foreign representative offices and branches in Vietnam
  2. Recent Decree guiding foreign employees to work in Vietnam
  3. The regulation specifying the two subjects exempted from personal income tax

Apart from the above, as usual, our Part III will provide you with a selected list of new regulations issued in February 2016 for your further reference.

We hope that this Newsletter is of use to you. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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