Oanh H.K. Nguyen


In brief Debt restructuring and refinancing are important tools for borrowers to meet their financial needs and capability. During this difficult time, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, solvency and lending costs are critical to businesses. It may be helpful for businesses to be aware of their options under Vietnamese regulations to better manage their business cycles and utilise their resources. The following discusses some options under the current regulatory framework that corporate…

The official website of the People’s Supreme Court has recently been updated and now features a new section for bankruptcy notices. Bankruptcy notices issued by local courts from February 2015 can be found here.

This is the very first nation-wide, publicly available database of court decisions, albeit only focusing on bankruptcy. The database is established pursuant to Article 43.1 of the Bankruptcy Law, according to which decisions to open bankruptcy procedures of the provincial Courts must be sent to the relevant parties and must be published on local newspapers and the People’s Supreme Court web portal. This would enable third parties to check the financial health of a company and enable concerned parties to an insolvent enterprise to actively participate in bankruptcy procedures where applicable.