Six laws on environmental protection, handling of administrative violations, Vietnamese laborers working abroad, drug prevention and control, border defense and statistics come into effective in January 1, 2022.
A string of fresh policies on residence, social support for social protection beneficiaries, prevention and control of HIV/AIDS come into effect from July.
In the future, foreign investors who wish to register for multi-level marketing (MLM) activities in Việt Nam may need three consecutive years of experience in multi-level marketing in another country.
Bottlenecks and conflicts in the current Law on Land continue to put paid to the efficient implementation of foreign-invested projects in Vietnam. The Law on Land 2013 finds application across a wide range of sectors where foreign investment is necessary for the socioeconomic development of Vietnam.
Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnamese e-commerce market is still booming. Therefore, the amendment and supplementation of Decree 52/2013/NĐ-CP on e-commerce to better manage the activity, considered "the future of the retail market", is extremely necessary.
Together with the Law on Enterprises, the new Law on Investment took effect on January 1, with the latter aiming at creating a favourable legal framework to support and promote investment activities and economic development, while also making sure that previous overlaps and inconsistencies are reduced.