Our IT, Media and Telecoms practice comprises a wealth of in-house telecommunications industry experience in Vietnam and regionally. We act for high profile international clients on highly confidential and complex matters. We combine specialist expertise in the regulation of the telecommunications, radio-communications and online sectors with an intricate knowledge of the industry structure and key players in Vietnam. We also have in-depth knowledge of fixed and mobile communications, as well as the media sector, and provide clients with strategic advice on a range of complex, cross-border legal issues. Members of our team have not only acted for telecommunications carriers on matters in Vietnam, but also in Australia, Singapore, Canada and Malaysia.
Acting for a leading Australian telecoms company on its entry into, implementation and, later, termination of its international network BCC and mobile services BCC in Vietnam.
Advising on a proposal for a joint venture between a client and a Vietnamese state-owned telecommunications company to jointly operate a satellite. The advice covered cross-border service provisions, TV broadcasting and TV payment in Vietnam, as well as the legal structure for effective control by the foreign investor over the joint venture.
Advising international carriers on the liquidation of their business cooperation contracts in telephone fixed networks in Vietnam.
Providing strategic legal advice to numerous telecommunication vendors in respect of the bidding regulations.
Advising a regional telecommunications company in the selection of its strategic investor in the development of a Wimax service in Vietnam.
Advising a European telecoms company in relation to its business cooperation contract in Vietnam.
Advising a major multinational advertising client on the disciplinary action and potential dismissal of one of the agency’s Directors in Vietnam, including reviewing terms and conditions of employment, internal labour rules and global employment policies.
Acting for a major subsidiary of a global advertising group on its acquisition of strategic shareholdings in three Vietnam-domiciled joint stock companies.
Advising different divisions of the world’s largest advertising agency holding company in terms of revenue, in relation to the development of their operations in Vietnam.
Advising one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies on its proposed acquisition of the Vietnam-based assets of another of the world’s largest telecommunications companies.
Advising a multinational outdoor advertising company on its proposed acquisition of a global group of companies having subsidiaries in Vietnam.
Advising on the acquisition by the venture capital arm of one of the world’s largest technology companies of a strategic stake in a major Vietnamese internet and related services company.
Acting for one of the largest foreign, Vietnam-facing infrastructure investment funds in relation to its structuring of a group of Singapore-domiciled and Vietnam-domiciled entities which collectively hold, control, and operate a large number of major telecommunications infrastructure installations throughout the major urban areas in Vietnam.