FedEx Express provides fast and reliable delivery to every U.S. address and to more than 220 countries and territories around the world. It uses a global air-and-ground network to speed the delivery of time-sensitive shipments, usually in one to two business days, backed by a money-back guarantee.
In Vietnam, FedEx operates its own aircraft, connecting businesses here with their customers overseas.
Dao Toan Thang, Sr. Operations Manager
Established in September 1995, Ford Vietnam Limited (FVL) is the joint-venture between Ford Motor Company headquartered in Michigan, U.S.A (75%) and Vietnam’s Diesel Song Cong Company (25%). Total investment to date is US$125 million. Ford Vietnam’s assembly plant in Hai Duong opened in November 1997, and has as a current annual capacity of 14,000 vehicles.
FVL also has a nationwide network of 31 dealers and outlets, which is being further expanded. The company is responsible for 700 local jobs among its Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City offices and a Hai Duong plant, as well as thousands of indirect jobs through its Ford dealer and supplier networks. FVL was the first automobile company in Vietnam to receive ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and QS 9000 and ISO/TS16949 – 2002 quality certifications.
In its 21 years of operations in Vietnam, FVL has been consistently recognized for its economic and social contributions to the country, and has also earned the trust of customers with its world-class global Ford vehicles and dedication to customer service.
Indeed, Ford is one of the fastest growing automotive brands in Vietnam, with sales growing by roughly 70 percent in each of the past three years, accounting for almost 10 percent market share. FVL product lines are very diversified with All New Ford Focus, All New Ford Fiesta (passenger cars), Ford Ecosport (mini SUV) and Ford Transit (commercial van). Ford also sells the All New Ford Everest SUV, Ford Ranger pick-up and New Explorer imported CBU. In addition, FVL is leading the commercial van (Transit) and pick-up (Ranger) in many years.
Besides, FVL is also an active participant in a wide-range of social and community projects throughout Vietnam. FVL pioneered safe driving stewardship in Vietnam by launching the global Ford’s Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) program. Since its local launch in provinces nationwide. Ford has partnered with the National Traffic Safety Committee, Asia Injury Prevention Foundation, and Ministry of Education and Training to help deliver DSFL’s safe driving messages across Vietnam. Ford has a long history of working closely with communities in which it operates and supporting those in need of assistance. This emphasis has been key to the development of the company’s strong corporate reputation and is aligned with Ford’s aim of helping building a better world.
Pham Van Dung, Managing Director
Apichat Thuravatikul, Finance Director
Nguyen Hoang Phuong, Legal & Government Affairs Manager
Frasers Law Company (Frasers) is Vietnam’s premier independent commercial law firm, providing innovative legal advice and opinions, in a Vietnamese context, on all areas of business and commerce to leading global and local companies investing and operating in Vietnam.
The firm is culturally diverse and benefits from the integrated and cutting edge expertise of its team of local and expatriate lawyers. Frasers understands the legal, political, and regulatory issues that affect businesses in Vietnam, and aims to provide comprehensive legal service to help clients navigate these complex issues and achieve outstanding business outcomes.
Frasers’ main areas of practice include banking and finance; corporate and commercial; dispute resolution; employment; energy and resources; infrastructure and major projects; insurance; intellectual property; investment; property development and construction; regulatory compliance; and restructuring and insolvency.
Frasers was the first foreign law firm to be licensed by the Ministry of Justice in Vietnam with a foreign law company licence, and has been consistently recognised as being in the top tier of law firms practising in Vietnam by leading independent and authoritative guides to law firms such as The Asia Pacic Legal 500 and Asialaw Profiles.
Email : [email protected]
Mark Fraser, Managing Partner
Pham Thanh Mai, Senior Associate
Freshfields established Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City offices in 1994. It was one of the first international law firms to receive branch office licences from the Ministry of Justice in Vietnam.
Our Vietnam offices are headed by an US-qualified lawyer, Tony Foster, who was the chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce – Hanoi branch from 2002 – 2003. Both Tony Foster and Milton Lawson, who is the Managing Lawyer of the Ho Chi Minh City office, have practiced permanently in Vietnam since 1994.
Our team comprises Vietnamese and foreign lawyers (many of them US-qualified) who combine local legal and practical knowledge with international quality standards. The senior foreign and Vietnamese members of the team have practised law together well over a decade, and have successfully assisted foreign clients in many landmark transactions in Vietnam.
Freshfields was the first foreign law firm to be awarded a medal by the Minister of Justice for services to the development of Vietnam’s legal system, and has been consistently at the top of all legal surveys since such surveys began in 1997.
Ho Chi Minh City Office
#1108, Saigon Tower
29 Le Duan Boulevard
District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel : +84 8 3822 6680
Fax : +84 8 3822 6690
Email : [email protected]
Tony Foster, Managing Partner, Vietnam
Don Stokes, Partner
Milton Lawson, Managing Lawyer