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Driving on Vietnam’s roads? Get your licence!

Keep it legal when driving on Vietnam's roads, advises Oi's legal team...
By |June 12th, 2015|Business, Legal Ease|1 Comment
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The Vietnam surrogacy law: explained in English

There's a new Vietnam surrogacy law... Here is how it works - explained in English.
By |May 22nd, 2015|Business, Legal Ease|1 Comment
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Does Vietnam recognise a Vegas wedding?

Is a wedding in Vegas only legal in Vegas?

Dear Hadrien and Marijn, 

My boyfriend and I just got back from our Tet holiday in the US. We visited Las Vegas and one night we had so much fun winning at the casino that […]

By |May 1st, 2015|Family, Legal Ease|1 Comment
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The double talk on double taxation

Oi’s legal experts help explain the double-talk on double taxation…

Dear Hadrien and Marijn,

I am an Australian married to a Vietnamese woman. We both live in Thailand where we met each other and where we have worked for separate companies over the […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Business, Legal Ease|0 Comments
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Can foreigners buy homes in Vietnam?

Oi’s legal columnists Hadrien Wolff and Marijn Sprokkereef explain what the new real estate law means for foreigners…

Dear Hadrien and Marijn, 

I’m an expat who’s been living here for the last seven years. My wife is Vietnamese-American, born in Vietnam but […]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Business, Legal Ease|1 Comment
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Money & Marriage

A combination you can’t disparage

Dear hadrien and Marijn,

I’ve heard there’s a new law on marriage and family in Vietnam. I’m Australian and plan to marry my Vietnamese girlfriend next year. I already own a house in Australia and I want […]

By |December 16th, 2014|Business, Legal Ease|1 Comment
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Reopen for Business

Moving a company from Malaysia to Vietnam and how to replicate it

Dear Hadrien and Marijn, I’m an American who’s been living in Malaysia for 15 years now and I currently run a company where we design furniture and lighting. We […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Business, Legal Ease, News|0 Comments
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How to Become a Vietnamese Citizen

Dear Hadrien and Marijn,

I am a Canadian citizen who has been living and working in Vietnam for the last six years. My Vietnamese girlfriend and I are thinking about getting married and staying in Vietnam permanently. Reading your columns […]

By |October 3rd, 2014|Business, Legal Ease|8 Comments
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What are your legal lease rights?

Dear Hadrien,

In January, I agreed with my landlord to sign a one-month lease agreement (uncertain of my plans at that time) and that I could leave at any time if I gave him a week’s notice. Now that I […]

By |September 19th, 2014|Business, Legal Ease|0 Comments
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Starting a Business in Vietnam

Dear Hadrien,

My Vietnamese girlfriend and I want to open a coffee shop here. We are very excited about the plan and really can’t wait to get started. However, I have little knowledge about the administrative procedures that we will need […]

By |June 26th, 2014|Business, Legal Ease|5 Comments