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Vietnam Corporate Governance Forum

Implementing Good Corporate Governance to Contribute to Business Efficiency and Economic Growth.

Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., May 15, 2009 --( LexisNexis proudly presents 'Vietnam Corporate Governance Forum' that is scheduled to take place on October 8th & 9th at New World Hotel Saigo, Ho Chi Minh CIty, Vietnam.

Over the last two decades, Vietnam has emerged as one of Asia’s fastest growing economies and most attractive locations for foreign investment.

However, concerns attributed to corporate governance have evolved along with Vietnam’s growth. Consequently, investors in Vietnam are concerned about corporate governance practices in Vietnamese companies.

LexisNexis®, in cooperation with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group with a focus on sustainable private sector development, will bring a timely forum on Corporate Governance in Vietnam to address important issues as they affect Vietnamese companies and their investors.


Facilitate an open dialogue between the private and public sectors in Vietnam
Discuss current trends and barriers to better corporate governance with international and Vietnamese experts
Identify current corporate governance practices of Vietnamese companies
Discuss macroeconomic benefits of improved corporate governance in Vietnam

Key Benefits of Attending:

Receive updates on corporate governance trends and challenges applicable to Vietnam
Understand Vietnam’s legal and regulatory system and its effect on corporate governance practices of Vietnamese companies
Identify ways to strengthen Vietnamese capital markets by improving corporate governance
Understand the link between corporate governance and foreign direct investment
Learn how corporate governance can improve business efficiency and lower cost of capital
Obtain a better understanding of governance, risk and compliance

Prominent Speakers on board:

Philip Armstrong, Head, IFC Global Corporate Governance Program
Lan Van Nguyen, Project Manager, IFC Vietnam Corporate Governance Program
Nguyen Dinh Cung, Director of Department for Macroeconomic Policy, Central Institute of Economic Management, Ministry of Planning and Investment
Charles Canfield, IFC Senior Corporate Governance Officer

Who Should Attend:
Directors, Members of the Board of Supervisors, CEOs, Vice-Presidents, Senior Managers, Managers, Accountants, Internal and External Auditors of the following industries:

Agriculture/food processing
Oil & gas

who are involved in governance, internal control, internal audit, risk management, financial reporting, compliance, business assurance, business planning and fraud and investigation.

Enjoy an early bird discount when you register by 2 July 2009.

For further details on the conference programme/ sponsorship enquiries, please contact Ms. Tan Peng Pheng at Tel: +603 7882 3547 or email:

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Contact Information
Tan Peng Pheng
603 7882 3547

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