Antitrust & Competition


Over the past 20 years, we have developed a close working relationship with officials from all levels at the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam Competition Authority. We can therefore offer a unique insight into their inner workings and procedures. We provide a comprehensive service package in the field of antitrust and competition in Viet Nam including :


  • Providing legal opinions, assessing possibilities of violating
    competition laws in clients’ business transactions, M&A activities
  • Consulting on legal matters related to market entry and expansion, agreements between enterprises in the same industry or vertical integrated enterprises
  • Consulting and preparing documents notifying economic
  • Determining market share, relevant product market, relevant
    geographical market


  • Consulted, drafted economic concentration announcement
    documents for multinational corporations, foreign companies in Vietnam participating in M&A transactions, joint ventures or conducting restructuring activities in areas such as: manufacturing prefabricated modular houses, processing steel plates, exploiting and transporting oil and gas, power generation, real estate business in Vietnam
  • Represented and worked with the Competition and Consumer Administration to obtain approval for economic concentration transactions
  • Consulted on contract drafting and registration for consumers;
  • Consulted to assess the possibility of violating/dealing with
    competition law violations in business activities, vertical agreements, và horizontal integration agreements in the same industry that is possible of causing effects of competition limitation or affect the consumers

Typical Clients

  • Samsung C&T
  • TLC Holdings
  • Keppel Land
  • An Vien Group
  • Posco Energy
  • Prettl
  • Trilantic Capital Partners (EU)

Our Practices

IDVN’s capabilities and reach is not limited to Vietnam. Over the past two decades, we have built long-term partnerships with some of the world’s leading international law firms, including Morris, Manning & Martin LLP (USA), Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Molse LLP (USA), and Van Bael & Bellis (Belgium), as well as several regional firms.

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