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Joint Seminar for Companies Entering the Vietnamese and Indonesian Markets


On January 17, 2019, Kim & Chang co-hosted a seminar for companies entering the Vietnamese and Indonesian markets with Korea International Trade Association (KITA) at COEX Convention & Exhibition Center in Seoul.

Professionals from Kim & Chang, YKVN of Vietnam, and Indonesia’s HHP presented on the following topics:

  • Major legal issues to consider when entering the Vietnam/Indonesian market;
  • Legal issues related to M&A and privatization in Vietnam;
  • Managing compliance risks in Vietnam;
  • How to handle risks relating to transfer pricing in Vietnam and Indonesia;
  • How to manage tax issues of subsidiaries abroad;
  • Legal issues relating to foreign companies operating in Indonesia; and 
  • Summary of the Indonesian tax system & introduction to recent tax disputes and future outlook.

Approximately 320 business leaders participated in this seminar, and discussed market entry strategies for Vietnam and Indonesia

Our Capabilities:

Kim & Chang’s Vietnam Team and Indonesia Team each consists of professionals with substantial experiences and knowledge relating to the respective countries.  

In particular, we have established and operate an office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to provide convenience and customized services to our clients on the ground.  By closely working with lawyers and other professionals specialized in their respective areas of practice in our head office in Seoul, the Vietnam Practice and the Indonesia Practice provide the highest quality of legal services and practical solutions in various areas, such as M&A, finance, real estate, labor and compliance.

Our Tax Practice consists of Korean and foreign lawyers, CPAs, tax accountants, tax consultants and other professionals from the National Tax Service (NTS), Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF), Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) and Tax Tribunal, among others.  We offer comprehensive legal services to clients in a timely and efficient manner based on our renowned expertise and industry leading technical skills.  In particular, our Tax Practice employs its vast experience and knowledge in overseas investment accumulated over a number of years to offer tax advice to Korean companies entering the Vietnamese and Indonesian markets.