PLC Agricultural Law Global Guide 2017 – Vietnam Chapter

Practical Law Company

February 27, 2017

The latest edition of Practical Law Company’s Agricultural Law Global Guide  was recently published, with the Vietnam chapter written by lawyers from Tilleke & Gibbins. The guide’s Q&A format provides a high-level overview of agricultural law in 24 different countries, including the following topics:

  • Agricultural Policy: International treaties and relevant legislation
  • Acquisition of Agricultural Companies: Limitations, necessary approvals, regulations on cooperatives, and competition law
  • Acquisition of Agricultural Land: Usage rights and ownership of agricultural land, expropriation of land, tax, and financing
  • Crop Seed Business: Regulations and authorities, import/export control, necessary approvals/licenses, and labeling requirements
  • Plant Variety Rights: Registration process, requirements for protection, extent of protection, farmer’s privilege, and legal actions available in event of infringement
  • Genetically Modified Crops: Domestic laws and policy, safety evaluations, pre-market approval, and GMO labeling requirements
  • Importing Animals and Gene Patents: Import/export control, patentability, and breeding restrictions
  • Agricultural Safety and Product Liability: Standards and liability

To read the Vietnam chapter, please visit the PLC website or click on the PDF below. Tilleke & Gibbins also contributed the Thailand chapter of this guide.