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Tran Xuan Chi Anh

Partner

Practice Area:

Mergers & Acquisitions

LLM, Nottingham University, UK
LLB, Ho Chi Minh City Law University, Vietnam

T +84 28 3821 2382 / +84 28 3821 2673
E anh.tran@rajahtannlct.com

Chi Anh Tran has over 15 years of experience in legal practice in Vietnam. Before joining Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers in January 2018, she was Special Counsel at Baker McKenzie Vietnam.

Chi Anh Tran is a recognised specialist in arbitration, corporate compliance and competition law in Vietnam and has spoken at several Vietnamese and international conferences hosted by Vietnam International Arbitration Centre, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Vietnam Competition Authority, Young ICCA, Dow Jones, and business associations.

Experience
Regulatory and Transactions
  • Assisting an Asian infrastructure corporation in an M&A transaction to acquire shares in a Vietnamese infrastructure company
  • Assisting a European industrial hardware company in an M&A transaction to acquire its Vietnamese distributor
  • Assisting an international energy company in conducting a due diligence on a Vietnamese entity of a global acquisition
  • Assisting an Asian PE fund in its investment in a Vietnamese healthcare group via a convertible loan
  • Advising an Asian PE fund in restructuring its investment in a major Vietnamese tech start-up
  • Assisting a European contractor in reviewing and negotiating a construction contract for a major infrastructure project in the Mekong Delta
  • Advising major international tech and telecom companies on Vietnam market access and regulatory framework
  • Advising international fintech companies on Vietnam market access and regulatory framework
  • Advising international pharmaceutical companies on Vietnam regulatory matters
  • Advising a major international airline on aviation and pricing regulations
  • Advising an international education group on regulatory matters and its Vietnam expansion plan
  • Advising international corporations in telecommunications, digital and internet services in responding to requests for information from European Commission in its 2015 survey on European digital market
  • Advising and assisting clients in drafting and reviewing commercial contracts and distribution contracts
Competition
  • Assisting and representing an international media company in an abuse of dominance investigation at the Vietnam Competition Agency
  • Assisting and representing an international beverages company in an abuse of dominance investigation at the Vietnam Competition Agency
  • Assisting international corporations in various sectors (e.g., banking, automobile, pharma, manufacturing, financial services) in competition matters; drafting, reviewing and providing internal training on competition policies to their management and staff
  • Contributing and providing comments to Vietnamese regulators on the enforcement and review of Competition Law as an independent specialist
  • Advising a British company in a potential antitrust dispute with its distributor
  • Assisting an international media and broadcasting company in an antitrust investigation at the European Commission
  • Assisting a Japanese automobile company in an antitrust investigation at the European Commission
  • Providing advice and legal assistance on merger review in Vietnam to international corporations in logistics, construction materials, pharmaceuticals, FMCG, manufacturing, chemical, etc
Dispute Resolution - Arbitration
  • Assisting and representing an international pharmaceutical corporation in a shareholder dispute with Vietnamese shareholders before Singapore International Arbitration and Vietnamese court
  • Advising and assisting a British garment company in a dispute with its Vietnamese partner using ADR
  • Advising and assisting an international construction company in a damage claim before Vietnamese court
  • Assisting and representing a Japanese FMCG company in a dispute with a Vietnamese distributor; assisting client in obtaining interim relief at Vietnamese court
  • Advising and assisting a foreign machinery company in recognizing and enforcing a foreign arbitral award in Vietnam
Corporate Compliance
  • Advising and assisting international corporations in due diligences and internal compliance review under Vietnam anti-corruption laws and the US FCPA
  • Advising and assisting clients in implementing integration plan and compliance strategy post-M&A transaction; assisting clients in conducting due diligence on business partners and target companies in M&A transactions
  • Advising and drafting anti-corruption policies and code of conduct for Vietnam subsidiaries of international corporations; providing compliance training to their management and staff