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Shiro Muto Appointed as Chairman of Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam

Vietnam counsel Shiro Muto was appointed as the Chairman of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam.


武藤 司郎

Shiro MUTO

  • Counsel
  • Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City

Since 1996, Shiro has worked for about three and a half years at the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice as a long-term expert in a project to support the development of laws by the Japan International Cooperation Agency. He has been using his network of contacts within the Vietnamese government to support clients in a wide range of fields, including the establishment of new overseas subsidiaries and acquisition support, labor disputes, disputes and arbitration with joint venture partners, and negotiations with the government, mainly in the areas with restrictions on foreign investment such as financial, real estate, and logistics. Since 2015, he has served as chairman of the Legal Subcommittee of the Vietnam Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and has been involved in the establishment and amendments of the Vietnam Investment Law, the Enterprise Law , the Land Law, and the PPP Law, Draft Decree on Protection of Personal Data in the Japan-Vietnam Joint Initiative and other areas relevant to foreign investment, providing advice to clients that is consistent with local circumstances based on experience from being involved in the legislative process in Vietnam.