Doing Business in Vietnam for Chinese Investors: key points to note in 2023

18 May 2023
3 p.m. (UTC+8)
 -  Online
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With a GDP growth of 8.02% in 2022 and a young, educated and hard-working population which is the fastest-growing middle class in South Asia, Vietnam is a jurisdiction to keep in mind for your business expansion plans.

Join our webinar on Thursday 18 May to discover why Vietnam is an interesting jurisdiction for Chinese investors and learn about the key requirements you should be aware of when looking to do business in Vietnam.


  • Business Environment & Vietnam Outlook
  • Key points to note in 2023 for Chinese businesses to establish and run a Vietnam entity
  • Overview of accounting and tax, HR and payroll regulations in Vietnam


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Laurence He - Head of Business Development China & Taiwan, TMF China

Laurence has extensive experience in supporting Chinese companies investing and expanding business to overseas markets. He has exceptional knowledge and expertise of helping companies set up businesses in new markets across jurisdictions and stay compliant with the complex local regulations.

His wide experience encompasses multi-jurisdictional company incorporation, corporate secretarial, HR and payroll, bookkeeping and tax compliance, trustee, PERE fund incorporation and administration as well as pre-IPO structure and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) carve-out transactions.

Laurence joined TMF Group in 2014 where he works with bankers, tax advisors, lawyers and other partners to help Chinese companies localise their business expansion worldwide.

Laurence holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering and has been certified as a qualified accountant by CPA Australia. He speaks both Mandarin and English fluently.


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An Vo - Managing Director, TMF Vietnam

An is a Vietnamese CPA and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK. She is currently a key member of the Executive Board of Vietnam Institute of Chartered Accountants. Prior to joining TMF Group in 2017, An was the senior manager for external audit services of EY Vietnam and head of internal audit at Prudential Vietnam. She has extensive practical experience in advisory projects with exposure to various Vietnam and foreign invested companies in an immense range of industries.

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Long Nguyen - Head of Global Entity Management, TMF Vietnam

Long is a member of the Vietnam Bar Federation (VBF) and Ho Chi Minh Bar Association. Prior to joining TMF Group in 2020, Long headed the legal practice department at various Vietnam law firms with specialty in inbound foreign direct investment. With over ten years of experience in the legal industry, Mr. Long has gained valuable knowledge in commercial, investment and corporate laws, and his areas of specialty are in corporate, FDI, M&A and commercial laws.

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Thu Nguyen - Head of Business Development, TMF Vietnam

Thu is a seasoned professional with over ten years of experience in the HR & Banking industry and she has strong knowledge on the local Vietnamese market. She has a Master's degree in Human Resources from the Griffith University in Australia. Prior to joining TMF Group in 2020, Thu's previous experiences include being a corporate relationship manager at the Standard Chartered Bank and a key account manager at Talentnet Corporation.

Webinar - Doing Business in Vietnam for Chinese Investors: key points to note in 2023