Vision & Associates

Vietnam

Analysis

Overview

Vision & Associates is among the largest firm by size. The breadth of its services includes banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, construction, labour and employment and tax. The firm is best known for its intellectual property and dispute resolution practice. Nghiem Xuan Bac Pham is noted as a key figure.

Tax
Work highlights

Advised Turkish Airlines on tax and compliance issues from the Vietnamese laws’ perspective.

Key clients

Azelis Vietnam, Expedia, FedEx, Padmac Vietnam

Labour and employment
Work highlights

Advised Fedex on various labour issues including compensation for termination, trade union, working code of conduct.

Provided legal advice to Bytedance and its subsidiary TikTok regarding the drafting of templates of employment-related documents and termination of employment contracts.

Key clients

Enterprise Ireland, Kohler Vietnam, Yamani Dynasty

Intellectual property
Work highlights

Advised Charles & Keith on the clearance of counterfeit goods and assisted the law enforcement entity to act against two retail chains in Da Nang in relation to the counterfeit products.

Dispute resolution
Work highlights

Assisted Vinmec International Hospital in settling one of its patients’ claims.

Entrusted by Laird to advise on its labour dispute.

Key clients

Eaton Industries, LG Electronics Vietnam, Techtronic Industries

Corporate and M&A
Work highlights

Advised Crystal Treasure on the share acquisition of a tourism company in Vietnam.

Performed legal due diligence for Symphony International pertaining to the acquisition of a Vietnamese logistic service provider.

Key clients

Baidu, BIDV, Duxton, Triple I Logistics

Capital markets
Work highlights

Advised F88 Investment on the issuance of the secured bonds.

Assisted China Development Bank in conducting due diligence on the borrower of a $150 million loan facility in Vietnam.

Key clients

Azura Debt Trading, ICBC, Sports Gear

Banking and finance
Work highlights

Provided legal opinions to ICBC in relation to the drafting of syndicated facility agreement under Vietnamese laws.

Entrusted by Celergo to advise on the payroll solutions in the jurisdiction.

Key clients

Ping An, Stripe Payments Europe, WNS Holdings

Construction
Work highlights

Consulted the World Bank in relation to an urban development project cooperating with the Ministry of Construction.

Key clients

An Loc Phat Cemetery Construction, China Development Bank, Obayashi Vietnam Corporation