[WEBINAR] Prime Minister Decision 13 on 06 April 2020: Is it the final FIT for renewable energy in Vietnam?
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 (9:45 AM - 11:30 AM)
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9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic has made the headlines of all newspapers and magazines recently regarding the serious impacts it has caused. But, good news with us in Vietnam, a constant number of patients recovering from COVID-19 disease, and the affected cases are counting down.
Among positive news of the COVID fighting and the economic stagnation in Viet Nam, a good news for renewable energy investor is Decision No 13/2020/QD-TTg.
Let's talk business starting by updating you on the above important Prime Minister Decision 13 on 06 April 2020, that anticipated new support mechanism for solar power projects in Vietnam which will bring great impact on businesses.
Join EuroCham and our great guest speakers at our upcoming Zoom webinar to gain insights from both legal and practical perspectives on:
An update of Decision 13/2020/QD-TTg on solar power. What opportunities are now create and which challenges remain unresolved with this new Decision?
Is now the right time for companies to go for rooftop solar? And if so, what to consider when selecting a supplier? What are the pros and cons of implementing solar energy in manufacturing?
Buy, rent or lease: what is the best option for getting a rooftop solar installation?
Recommendations for businesses in response to the new Decision of the Government and suggestions for the use of renewable energy in business towards sustainable development.
Giles Cooper is Co-Director for Duane Morris Vietnam. He practices in the area of corporate, commercial law with a focus on international law in South East Asia and has two decade's experience helping foreign investors in Vietnam, particularly with market entry, investment structuring, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, major projects and construction, and employment law matters. He serves as the Asia team lead for the Duane Morris Energy industry group.
Mr. Cooper is cited as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 for Corporate and M&A in Vietnam and also as a Recommended Lawyer for Projects & Energy, Vietnam. He is cited as a Notable Practitioner for Corporate/M&A, Vietnam by Chambers Asia Pacific 2019: Giles Cooper "responds quickly and explains the nuances of Vietnamese laws in an effective manner," according to his clients. He is also ranked in Chambers Global 2019 and as a Highly Regarded Lawyer by the IFLR1000 2019 for both Capital Markets: Equity and also M&A in Vietnam.
The IFLR1000 2019 edition reported the following client feedback: "Duane Morris Vietnam is a highly accredited legal firm in the specialised renewable energy sector. The firm is focused on all aspects of this sector ranging from regulatory, governance and many corporate matters such as drafting of MOU between client and local investor, advisory work on M&A including drafting of SPA, legal due diligence, and so forth. The key partner in this firm, Giles Cooper, is instrumental in providing valuable support and advice in all these aspects, including connecting clients to the right partners in this specialised sector as and when requested. He drives the firm forward by delivering and executing as a world class lawyer with a first class support team equipped with integrity, transparency and professionalism. The team led by Giles is highly credible and well respected by the client and all the key partners associated with the client."
Mr. Cooper is a graduate of Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, and the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an enrolled barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and a registered foreign lawyer in Vietnam.
Director of BEC Bestiani Engineering Company
Mr. Bestiani has been CEO of BEC Ltd. 10 years working in the development and EPC of solar projects
Vice Chairman at Green Growth Sector Committee, EuroCham