Vietnam: Compulsory merger filing obligations kick in on 15 May 2020

On 24 March 2020 the Vietnamese government signed off the second decree to implement the new Law on Competition: Decree No. 35/2020/ND-CP (Decree 35). Decree 35 will take effect from 15 May 2020.

Decree 35 is not much different from previous drafts circulated by the Vietnamese government for public comments. In particular, this decree has 30 provisions, covering both substantive and procedural aspects. On the substantive side, Decree 35 deals with issues on anti-competitive agreements, abuse of dominance, and merger control (but not unfair competition practices).

Read More: Vietnam: Compulsory merger filing obligations kick in on 15 May 2020


Download PDF Back To Listing
Loading data