VIETNAM

Our law firm has been active in German-Vietnamese business transactions since 2014. Due to the free trade agreement between the EU and Vietnam signed in June 2020, a sharp increase in business and investment between the two countries is expected in the next few years. Our law firm supports Vietnamese companies in their business activities in Germany/EU. Our advice focuses on the areas of founding a company, buying a company, investing abroad, commercial law, labor law and intellectual property law. Our work for German and European companies includes support in contract negotiations with Vietnamese partners and drafting of cooperation agreements. Through our partner law firm in Ho Chi Minh City, we support German companies in setting up foreign subsidiaries and representative offices in Vietnam, among other things.

Our range of services includes the following activities in particular:

1. Investments in Vietnam

  • Creation of subsidiaries
  • Establishment of a Rep. Office
  • Joint ventures
  • Trademark registration
  • Support in contract negotiations with Vietnamese business partners
  • Preparation and review of international contracts of all kinds

2. Investments in Germany

  • Planning, establishment and acquisition of companies
  • Joint ventures
  • Right of residence for directors and employees
  • Support in contract negotiations with German / European business partners
  • Preparation and review of international contracts of all kinds
  • Securing and defending industrial property rights

3. Commercial Law

  • Contractual arrangements and negotiations, in particular international supply and distribution contracts, commercial agent, authorized dealer and franchise contracts, general terms and conditions
  • Support in setting up sales networks
  • Subcontracting
  • Clarification of customs law and the import procedure
  • Correspondence with banks and authorities
  • Transport and Maritime Trade Law
  • Draft General Terms and Conditions

4. Labor Law

  • Contractual drafting and negotiations
  • Support for all kinds of personnel issues, including the search for personnel

5. Intellectual Property

  • Advice on securing intellectual property rights, support with technology protection, in particular drafting and negotiating technology transfer agreements
  • Registering property rights, especially trademarks and designs
  • Prosecution of property right infringements

6. Litigation, conflict resolution

  • Support in resolving conflicts, settlement negotiations
  • Assistance in state court proceedings