New law stipulates that Chairman of the board of management will be only elected by the Board of Management.In US, the supervisory body is often subsumed within the single-tiered board of directors , whereas in Vietnam, the IC is an independent body. Thus, there are many legal structures available for foreign investors, tailored to different needs. Asia Briefing Ltd. One other way to address this is by drafting or amending the corporate charter in a manner that requires a higher threshold than provided under law. Executive[ edit ] The Director, appointed by the ownership institutions of the enterprise, has Executive powers and oversees the day-to-day running of the Company for SCs  and LLCs. However, the lower thresholds may also result in reduced protections for minority shareholders. Joint ventures face problems such as corruption and the lack of control over the business. Inspection[ edit ] The LOE prescribes the formation of a mandatory IC to monitor and check the ownership and executive powers. This contrasts with the German two-tiered board model for SCs, with an Aufsichtsrat supervisory board which is hierarchically superior to the Vorstand management board. Indeed, foreign investors can still, as well as domestic investors, choose, amongst the following forms of company, the structure that fit the best to their project. The LOE, however, imposes mandatory internal governance structures. For further information, please email vietnam dezshira. Private enterprises[ edit ] The owner must register his investment capital in the firm, and record changes in the investment capital in the accounts. In , the state-owned shipbuilding firm Vinashin ended in bankruptcy , following mismanagement and false reporting of financial statements. All subsidies of the same parent company cannot together contribute capital or buy shares to own each other.
These draft amendments have received significant attention and opinions from related departments, economic experts and enterprises. Foreign investors and expatriates working for foreign-invested businesses or business co-operation contract can remit investment capital, profits and other assets, and their income abroad respectively.
Thus, there are many legal structures available for foreign investors, tailored to different needs. The liability of each partner is unlimited if it is not specified in the agreement. In one-member LLCs, the owner will be responsible for debts and other property obligations if he fails to do so.
Investor protection[ edit ] The LOE is increasingly recognizing the interests of minority shareholders by introducing new avenues for them to hold the management accountable. The new rules of Law on enterprise to be implemented, the Government, Ministries, Departments, localities and businesses shall promptly coordinate to issue the guidelines for implementation so that it will contribute Vietnam and help businesses developing strongly and sustainably.
This should facilitate the ability to hold meetings of the relevant corporate bodies without long delays resulting from failure to meet the quorum requirements. Directors of LLCs cannot be affiliated to any member of the MC,  ensuring the separation of powers between the company's ownership and management.