Seminar Vietnam : NEW DESTINATION


Seminar Vietnam : NEW DESTINATION

Wednesday 26 October 2016, 17:30 – 21:00
Provincial House of East Flanders Gouvernementstraat 1, 9000 Gent


17:30 – Registration

18:00 – ‘Belgium-Vietnam: a growing economic partnership’ by H.E.Vuong Thua Phong, Ambassador of Vietnam in Belgium

18:15 –‘Vietnamese market analysis – practical and legal perspective’ by Mr. Oliver Massmann, General Director of Duane Morris Vietnam

18:45 – Testimony of a Belgian company in Vietnam: Rent-A-Port by Mr. Geert Dom, Business Development Manager Rent-A-Port

19:05 – Questions and answers

19:20 – Closing words by Mrs. Astrid Vliebergh – director economic affairs and international cooperation of the province of East Flanders

19:30 – Network reception offered by the Province of East Flanders 21:00 – End

Vietnam: an attractive destination to your business

Vietnam’s economy has come a long way in a short time and nowadays ranks seventh globally in terms of economic growth potential. Since 2000 It achieved a growth rate 5 – 7% annually, only after China on the Asian continent.

Vietnam will continue to change its economic structure towards an industrialized economy driven by the foreign and local private sector. Key elements for the future are an improved legal system, a better administrative environment, a skilled workforce and a higher productivity.

The high-level speakers at this seminar give you insight in all you need to know about doing business with Vietnam.

Don’t miss this opportunity!

Address: Provincial House of East Flanders Gouvernementstraat 1, 9000 Gent

  • Registration:
  • Info: Peter De Steur, tel. 09 267 86 85
  • Free participation
  • Language: English

CV Oliver Massmann

Oliver Massmann has more than 15 years experience working as commercial lawyer in Vietnam.

Mr. Massmann practices in the area of corporate international taxation and on power/water projects, matters related to oil and gas companies and telecoms, privatization and equitization, mergers and acquisitions, and general commercial matters for multinational clients in relation to investment and doing business in Vietnam.

Mr. Massmann is the only foreign lawyer as Member to the Supervisory Board of PetroVietnam Insurance Corporation, Vietnam’s largest industrial insurer.

Mr. Massmann is currently working on several investment projects as well as taxation matters and advising the Ministry of Electrical Power on building the power generation infrastructure in Myanmar.

Mr. Massmann is registered Arbitrator of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (The VIAC). He is the only foreign lawyer in Vietnam who is presenting to the National Assembly of Vietnam in Vietnamese language and teaching International law in Vietnamese language at the Ministry of Justice in Hanoi.

Mr. Massmann is holding a German Judge Degree. He has worked as arbitrator in International Arbitration and Mediation centers in Asia and Europe during the last 20 years. Mr. Massmann has represented many client in arbitration proceedings and Disputes in these Arbitration centers.

Mr. Massmann is a 1994 graduate of Bochum Law University, first state exam and Ministry of Justice, Duesseldorf Germany, second state exam 1997. He is holding a LLM degree in international taxation from St. Thomas University Florida- United State of America. He is admitted to the Bar Association in Berlin and a licensed foreign lawyer in Vietnam.

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