The Asia-Pacific Investigations Review 2016 (1st Edition), a guide that provides analysis of the important issues in internal and government investigations across the Asia-Pacific, has been published by Global Investigations Review. Michael K. Lee, partner and head of Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial team in Vietnam, and John Frangos, consultant in the firm, coauthored the Vietnam chapter of the guide.
The Vietnam chapter provides an overview of compliance risks, covering corruption; FCPA and U.K. Bribery Act risks; Vietnamese anti-corruption legislation including Penal Code No. 15/1999QH10, Law on Anti-Corruption No. 55/2005/QH11, Decree No. 59/2013/ND-CP Guiding the Implementation of Some Articles of the Law on Anti-Corruption, and Decision No. 64/2007/QD-TTg; regulatory compliance; and employee fraud and crime including misappropriation of company funds, embezzlement, kickbacks, using conflicts of interest to gain an advantage, and collusion with third parties.