Corporate partners of premier Vietnamese law firm Lexcomm Vietnam LLC will provide latest regulatory and market development update on the opportunities and issues for strategic foreign investors in respect of the privatisation of major Vietnamese SOEs in 2017 and 2018 across multiple industries, including oil and gas, power, infrastructure, telecoms, construction, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, with a particular focus on 4 key topical issues:
(1) mechanics of acquisition, specific industry drivers and risks; (2) valuation and listing of State-owned enterprises; (3) new criteria to select strategic investors and new mechanism to enforce commitments of the selected strategic investors; and (4) new “super committee” to oversee US$220 billion in assets at SOEs, including SCIC and 20 major SOEs under the control of numerous Governmental ministries.
Partner and Head of Hanoi office at Lexcomm Vietnam LLC
Nguyen Viet Ha is a Vietnam qualified lawyer and a partner of Lexcomm Vietnam LLC with more than 25 years of legal practice.
Ha is highly regarded for his transactional experience in the practice areas of technology, media and telecoms (TMT), infrastructure projects, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and capital markets. Ha has been advising on the privatisations in the post and telecommunications sector since 2003. He appears frequently before Vietnamese regulatory authorities and large-scale State-owned groups such as the Ministry of Information and Communication, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Transport, EVN and VNPT Group.
Partner and Head of Renewable Energy at Lexcomm Vietnam LLC
Nguyen Hong Hai is a Vietnam qualified lawyer and a partner of Lexcomm Vietnam LLC with more than 14 years of transactional experience practicing in Vietnam and international legal market, with a particular focus on key practice areas of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), inbound and outbound cross-border investments, infrastructure and renewable energy, corporate governance, compliance and employment.
Hai is also member of many legal professional associations, including the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) where he currently acts as the Vietnam Chapter Chair of its International Section.