Retail & Distribution

Vietnam has high potential of retail market with about ninety million populations, high ratio of young consumers and Internet users. The retail business is opened to foreign investment since 2008, to date there is still a limited number of foreign retailers licensed to operate in Vietnam due to numerous trade barriers and complicated investment procedures.

Recognized as a top tier advisor with deep insights into this industry, we offer the entire spectrum of commercial legal services. We are able to provide expert advice on the retail distribution, especially setting up distribution channels, e-commerce, and mail-order retails to direct selling business covering:

  • Incorporation and obtaining trading/business license;
  • Compensation mechanism advices and obtaining MLS license;
  • Rules of conducts and operating rules localizing;
  • Products Registration & Marketing (Advertising & Promotion campaign) compliance;
  • International sponsor arrangements;
  • Inter-company agreements among affiliates of MNCs;
  • Cost structures of MLM companies in objectives of tax planning;
  • Post licensing audit and MLM business compliance;
  • HS code classification and customs;
  • Network transfer and closing;
  • Full corporate legal services.
We also work with Clients to develop compliance programs and processes, including reviews of documents, policies, guidelines, and structures.
Team Leader
Ms. Do Thi Thanh Binh
Lawyer, Senior Associate