Riccardo Benussi to Attend LEA’s European Conference in Athens, Greece – the First in Europe Post-Covid

On April 25, 2022, Riccardo Benussi, Head of Business Development for Central & Southern Europe, will travel to Athens, Greece to meet with strategic partners and participate in LEA’s European Regional Conference. The Conference will run from April 28 to April 30 in the Mediterranean capital, Athens, and will be LEA’s first, in-person European Conference […]

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Our Shanghai Staff Volunteers During the City’s Latest Covid Outbreak

Since the beginning of March 2022, Shanghai has been experiencing a new wave of COVID-19 infections and residents have been placed in lockdown to prevent the spread of the virus. Several of our Shanghai office team members have been active in their residential communities, volunteering to help with organizing nucleic acid testing and delivering food […]

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UNDERSTANDING CONTRA PROFERENTEM IN VIETNAM – A MERELY IMPRACTICABLE RULE

Contra proferentem, an originally Romanistic rule, has been codified in many different legal systems, both common and civil ones, as the protector of the weak. The rule varies in form from one jurisdiction to another. For most jurisdictions, the rule has long been categorised as one of the maxims of interpretation, but this presumption has […]

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CORPORATE GOVERNANCE OF RELATED-PARTY TRANSACTIONS: VIETNAMESE LAWS IN BRIEF

Introduction The corporate governance of related-party transactions (the “RPT(s)”) stems from the recognition that persons in whom the directorial, managerial or influential power over a company is vested can compromise (or be enticed to compromise) their fiduciary duties[1] towards such company to maximise their personal interests. In layman’s terms, an entry into a RPT may […]

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New Horizons:

How external counsel can help you explore and secure market entry opportunities

IR Global members offer jurisdiction-specific advice on how external counsel can help you explore & secure market entry opportunities.  The global Covid-19 pandemic may not be over, but business leaders […]

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TND Legal: New Brand Identity

Dear Valued Customers, Colleagues and Friends, We are pleased to announce that as of 22 November 2021, our brand identity will officially be changed as part of the ongoing development and evolution of TND Legal. The release of our new brand identity kits marks a big milestone in our development progress. Our new logo maintains […]

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Vivian Mao Mentors Young Professionals at Study Melbourne Hub’s Pitch Bootcamp

Vivian Mao, Partner at Dezan Shira & Associates’ Shanghai office, joined Study Melbourne Hub’s Pitch Bootcamp as a judge and mentor. Hosted alongside AustCham Shanghai, the Pitch Bootcamp was a one-day career acceleration program designed to bring together talented youth from Victorian universities as well as local executives and professionals. Over 70 students and 60+ […]

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Ines Liu Joins “Women in Tech: Women Support Women” Panel Discussion as Moderator

On August 30 2021, Ines Liu, International Business Advisory Manager, took part in and moderated the panel discussion – Women in Tech: Women Support Women – hosted by the European Chamber of Commerce Beijing Chapter. Over the years, women have come a long way in the workforce, and have made great strides in leadership roles.  […]

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Going Digital – Adam Livermore Joins Panel at the Accounting & Finance Show Hong Kong

On July 29, 2021, Adam Livermore, partner at Dezan Shira & Associates, joined a panel discussion at the virtual event Accounting & Finance Show Hong Kong held by Terrapinn. Along with a range of experts, Adam shared his insights from a technical point of view regarding why it is important for companies to shift their accounting practices into […]

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DOING BUSINESS IN FINTECH IN VIETNAM: A REGULATORY OVERVIEW ON SELECTED SECTORS

BAO Quoc Nguyen* & NHU Thi Thao Hoang** The world has witnessed the exponential growth in the development and outreach of financial technology (Fintech) in different parts of the globe with different socio-economic status, and Vietnam is not an exception to this trend. Fintech reconceptualises how financial services are delivered to the public through the […]

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