Multi-disciplinary<br>Focus

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Practice Areas

Multi-disciplinary
Focus

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Practice Areas

Committed To Service Excellence

Corporate / M&A Corporate / M&A
Banking & Finance Banking & Finance
Private Equity Private Equity
Restructuring Restructuring
Taxation Taxation
Labour and Employment Law Labour and Employment Law
Corporate / M&A Banking & Finance Private Equity Restructuring Taxation Labour and Employment Law

Corporate / M&A

ACSV Legal has one of the premier Corporate / M&A practices in Vietnam and its approach is to understand the legal, commercial and political dynamics of every matter.

Banking & Finance

ACSV Legal routinely advises high-net worth individuals, companies, banks, and other entities on cash flow-based lending, asset based lending, acquisition financing, exit financing, and other secured and unsecured financing.

Private Equity

ACSV Legal has experience in advising clients on strategic investments, divestments, debt and security transactions, design and review of loan contracts, as well as capital contributions.

Restructuring

ACSV Legal represents some of the biggest names in many industries in Vietnam, including health and fitness, retail, food and beverage and hospitality.

Taxation

ACSV Legal lawyers are experts in both corporate and commercial Vietnamese law and can thus provide our clients with appropriate tax advice.

Labour and Employment Law

ACSV Legal regularly provides support to clients in drafting internal labour rules, labour contracts, compensation structures and assistance in employment litigations in collaboration with SH Law.

Industry Focus

  • MANUFACTURING
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    ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

    • an international footwear component manufacturer on the acquisition of a new industrial park site located in Binh Duong Province and the setting up of a new investment project and on all legal aspects of its current manufacturing operations in Vietnam, including corporate, financing, employment, tax and environmental issues.

    • a Japanese manufacturer of electrical and mechanical equipment on the Vietnamese aspects, including legal structuring and due diligence, in relation to the sale and purchase of an Asian manufacturer of power distribution products.

    • a leading Vietnamese confectionery manufacturer in relation to its day-to-day operations.

  • BEAUTY, HEALTH & FITNESS
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    ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

    • a health and fitness company on a re-sell and product promotion contract concluded with a South-Korean biotechnology company providing consumer genetics tests and genomics tests.

    • a Vietnamese skincare & clinic on the restructuring of its business in light of a partial exit and fundraising.

    • a digital healthcare platform company on a labour dispute.

    • an FDI health & fitness chain on its expansion and all aspects of its business chain in Vietnam including, but not limited to leases, licenses, joint ventures and corporate agreements.

    • high-end beauty salon on the structuring, establishment and setting up of its business in Vietnam.

    • an incubator company and the start-up entrepreneurs in the health and fitness industry about the structure, financing and related legal issues.

    • an advertising company on its activities in the health and fitness industry in Vietnam.

  • EDUCATION
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    ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

    • the owners of an English language centre chain on the sale of their ownership interest.

    • a Japanese provider of global education programs on an investment in a Vietnamese company providing education services, including a due diligence and drafting of relevant agreements.

    • the management of a major chain of English language centres in Vietnam on their management incentive agreement.

    • a health and fitness company on obtaining a permit to provide education on life style and other activities.

  • FOOD & BEVERAGE
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    ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

    • a food and beverage group, on the acquisition of a renowned retail and restaurant chain in HCMC, Vietnam, on the acquisition of a restaurant chain in Bangkok, Thailand, on developing a new Italian dining pizzeria concept in HCMC, Vietnam, and on acquiring the development rights for a restaurant chain in Vietnam from a Philippine group.

    • the 2nd largest soft drink manufacturer in Vietnam on the divestment of its entire stake to a leading Japanese integrated beverages company.

    • a global beverage and brewing company on the impact of the new Vietnamese penal code on corporate and directors’ criminal liability.

    • an American coffee company on a proposed franchise business in Vietnam.

    • a Japanese integrated beverages company on import licenses to import their products into Vietnam.

  • IT & TECHNOLOGY
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    ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

    • a Japanese company on investments in electronic gaming in Vietnam.

    • a Vietnamese engineering company on the change of ownership.

    • a Thai IT Company on the setting up of a wholly owned subsidiary in Vietnam to provide IT related services.

    • a digital marketing company on a joint venture construction in Vietnam.

    • a digital healthcare platform company on its establishment and day-to-day business in Vietnam.

    • an Asian medical apps developing company on the 100% capital acquisition of a Vietnamese health care service company as well as legal matters related to the use of a medical app in Vietnam.

    • a technology company on a proposed acquisition in Vietnam.

  • OTHER
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    ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

    • a Vietnamese trading company (active in distribution for pharmaceutical, alcohol, beauty products, advertising, and e commerce) on its group restructuring in light of a proposed investment and convertible loan.

    • a foreign-owned Hong Kong-based architecture firm on the incorporation of its Vietnamese subsidiary.

    • a Dutch and Vietnam based Foundation with the divestment of its entire stake in a high-end, luxury resort project in Phu Yen province, Vietnam, for the value of US$6.9 million.

    • an American home products manufacturer on the migration of its business (multi-level sales) model into a pure retail model in light of the new regulations in Vietnam.

    • a global business referral organisation on the review of a franchise agreement and risks related to earlier exposure.

dough-254062_1920

ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

  • an international footwear component manufacturer on the acquisition of a new industrial park site located in Binh Duong Province and the setting up of a new investment project and on all legal aspects of its current manufacturing operations in Vietnam, including corporate, financing, employment, tax and environmental issues.

  • a Japanese manufacturer of electrical and mechanical equipment on the Vietnamese aspects, including legal structuring and due diligence, in relation to the sale and purchase of an Asian manufacturer of power distribution products.

  • a leading Vietnamese confectionery manufacturer in relation to its day-to-day operations.

flower-2542231_1920

ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

  • a health and fitness company on a re-sell and product promotion contract concluded with a South-Korean biotechnology company providing consumer genetics tests and genomics tests.

  • a Vietnamese skincare & clinic on the restructuring of its business in light of a partial exit and fundraising.

  • a digital healthcare platform company on a labour dispute.

  • an FDI health & fitness chain on its expansion and all aspects of its business chain in Vietnam including, but not limited to leases, licenses, joint ventures and corporate agreements.

  • high-end beauty salon on the structuring, establishment and setting up of its business in Vietnam.

  • an incubator company and the start-up entrepreneurs in the health and fitness industry about the structure, financing and related legal issues.

  • an advertising company on its activities in the health and fitness industry in Vietnam.

vietnam-3022090_1920

ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

  • the owners of an English language centre chain on the sale of their ownership interest.

  • a Japanese provider of global education programs on an investment in a Vietnamese company providing education services, including a due diligence and drafting of relevant agreements.

  • the management of a major chain of English language centres in Vietnam on their management incentive agreement.

  • a health and fitness company on obtaining a permit to provide education on life style and other activities.

vietnam-2672414_1920

ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

  • a food and beverage group, on the acquisition of a renowned retail and restaurant chain in HCMC, Vietnam, on the acquisition of a restaurant chain in Bangkok, Thailand, on developing a new Italian dining pizzeria concept in HCMC, Vietnam, and on acquiring the development rights for a restaurant chain in Vietnam from a Philippine group.

  • the 2nd largest soft drink manufacturer in Vietnam on the divestment of its entire stake to a leading Japanese integrated beverages company.

  • a global beverage and brewing company on the impact of the new Vietnamese penal code on corporate and directors’ criminal liability.

  • an American coffee company on a proposed franchise business in Vietnam.

  • a Japanese integrated beverages company on import licenses to import their products into Vietnam.

agriculture-3051637_1920

ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

  • a Japanese company on investments in electronic gaming in Vietnam.

  • a Vietnamese engineering company on the change of ownership.

  • a Thai IT Company on the setting up of a wholly owned subsidiary in Vietnam to provide IT related services.

  • a digital marketing company on a joint venture construction in Vietnam.

  • a digital healthcare platform company on its establishment and day-to-day business in Vietnam.

  • an Asian medical apps developing company on the 100% capital acquisition of a Vietnamese health care service company as well as legal matters related to the use of a medical app in Vietnam.

  • a technology company on a proposed acquisition in Vietnam.

lan-ha-bay-1531073_1920-min

ACSV Legal’s lawyers have advised clients in a broad range of sectors. In particular we have advised:

  • a Vietnamese trading company (active in distribution for pharmaceutical, alcohol, beauty products, advertising, and e commerce) on its group restructuring in light of a proposed investment and convertible loan.

  • a foreign-owned Hong Kong-based architecture firm on the incorporation of its Vietnamese subsidiary.

  • a Dutch and Vietnam based Foundation with the divestment of its entire stake in a high-end, luxury resort project in Phu Yen province, Vietnam, for the value of US$6.9 million.

  • an American home products manufacturer on the migration of its business (multi-level sales) model into a pure retail model in light of the new regulations in Vietnam.

  • a global business referral organisation on the review of a franchise agreement and risks related to earlier exposure.