Virtual Business Intelligence Briefing: Public-Private Partnership Discussion
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Starting from
07
August
2020
5:15 pm
Until
07
August
2020
7:00 pm
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New World Saigon Hotel
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VND 300,000 - 650,000
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On June 18, Vietnam’s National Assembly approved a new law on public-private partnerships that will facilitate greater private sector investment in critically-needed infrastructure.  It allows the government to share financial risks and now makes projects in transport, energy, water management, education, and healthcare infrastructure eligible for PPP deals.  Join this discussion to learn from a panel of experts about how you can take advantage of these new opportunities.

On June 18, Vietnam’s National Assembly approved a new law on public-private partnerships that will facilitate greater private sector investment in critically-needed infrastructure.  It allows the government to share financial risks and now makes projects in transport, energy, water management, education, and healthcare infrastructure eligible for PPP deals.  Join this discussion to learn from a panel of experts about how you can take advantage of these new opportunities.

Reference:

VNExpress: Government to partly underwrite revenue risks for private investors in infrastructure

Global Construction Review: Vietnam’s new PPP law will boost infrastructure, says Fitch

Nhan Dan: National Assembly passes law on PPP investment

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5:15 PM Log-in

5:30 PM Welcome remarks, Mary Tarnowka, Executive Director of AmCham Vietnam

5:35 PM Presentation from Ministry of Planning and Investment Public Procurement Agency Deputy Director Ms. Vu Quynh Le'

5:50 PM Panel discussion:

Moderator: Dr. Le Net, Partner, LNT & Partners

Panelist:

Ms. Vu Quynh Le, Deputy Director, MPI Public Procurement Agency

Mr. Phan Quang, Team Leader at USAID LEAP III/Integra, VCCI

Mr. Nguyen Viet Long, Manager, EY Advisory

6:30 PM Q&A

7:00 PM Event ends

Dr. Net Le

Partner, LNT & Partners

Le Net is head of infrastructure and international arbitration practice group of LNT & Partners. He led LNT advisory team to join with EY in World Bank advisory works for the draft PPP Law. LNT & Partners advised to many mega projects in energy and oil and gas, subways, expressway and tunnels, both on construction aspects and finance aspects. This firm is recommended in the field of project finance and infrastructure by IFLR and Chambers, and top tier in arbitration by Benchmark Litigation. In 2014 and 2019, LNT & Partners were awarded Vietnam Law Firm of the Year by ALB Thomson Reuters. In 2015, 2016 and 2018 it was ranked among 25 Asia-headquartered Innovative Law Firms by Financial Times. With 70 professionals and 3 offices in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Singapore, LNT & Partners is ranked tier 1 in corporate and M&A by Asialaw and tier 2 on dispute resolutions by Chambers. Net has 22 years of experience, studied in Poland, Belgium before obtaining PhD in Law from London School of Economics. He also taught contract law at Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, and published many books and articles on project and acquisition finance in Vietnam and abroad.

Ms. Vu Quynh Le

Deputy Director, Public Procurement Agency, Ministry of Planning & Investment (MPI)

Vu Quynh Le is a Deputy Director General of Public Procurement Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment of Vietnam (MPI), and is responsible for the development of PPP legislative framework in Vietnam. She has extensive experience in traditional public procurement and PPP procurement.

Since 2009, under the then newly approved regulations on a pilot PPP scheme, Ms. Quynh Le has been instrumental in researching and drafting suitable PPP regulations for Vietnam. The PPP Decree and its revisions/upgrades (including a proposed PPP Law) are designed to facilitate Vietnam’s readiness to achieve continuous improvement in soliciting private sector investors equity participation in Vietnam infrastructure development, and Ms. Quynh Le commits to act dynamically for such legal developments.

Mr. Phan Quang

Team Leader at USAID LEAP III/Integra

Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)

Mr. Phan Quang has over 20 year track record performance in running some of the most impactful projects in Vietnam and the Mekong region in sustainable public private policy dialogue and regulatory reform, innovation and technology, and trade and investment facilitation. His expertise is private sector development, technology and innovation commercialization, regulatory reform, international trade, governance and competitiveness.

Mr. Phan Quang is the Team Leader at USAID LEAP III/Integra, supporting the Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the National Assembly in developing and approving the first Law on Public Private Partnership. He has experience working as Mekong Business Initiative Deputy Project Director at Asian Development Bank; Legal, Regulatory and Competitiveness Director at Chemonics International; and Deputy Project Director at USAID STAR Project.

Mr. Nguyen Viet Long

Partner, Vietnam Advisory Services

EY Vietnam

Currently, Long leads Government Public Sector (GPS)/ infrastructure advisory service in EY Vietnam as part of EY ASEAN GPS/infrastructure advisory team. He has involved in developing institutional frameworks, policies, investment strategy and transactions. Before joining EY Vietnam, he worked at Ministry of Information and Communication, was responsible for FDI investment into ICT (information, communications Technology) sector.

Long has led advisory services for various projects, in both private and public sectors including: Transportation, Power & Utilities, Oil & Gas, Healthcare, Telecommunication, Construction, Automobile and Manufacturing etc. He provided his expertise in terms of nation-wise and sectorial strategy and investment policy, business transformation and business operation management.

Long also actively promote PPP in Vietnam including most recently helping MPI with the drafting and structure of the PPP Law which was just passed which was a major milestone. In addition, Long has been working with Ministry of Transport in various PPP (BOT) projects, including the first national PPP project North – South expressway.

AmCham Members: VND 300,000 | Non-members: VND 450,000

Reservations/cancellations must be must be made on-line or by email. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone.

Please submit your registration by 11:00 AM, Aug 7, 2020.

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