This Circular provides guidelines on implementation of Clause 6 Article 138 of Decree No. 155/2020/ND-CP regarding obligations of foreign investors, organizations providing services to foreign investors, and other organizations and individuals involved in foreign investment in Vietnam’s securities market
According to Clause 3 Article 3 of this Circular, all activities such as transmitting money to perform transactions or investments and make payments relating to securities investment activities of foreign investors and activities of issuers of depositary receipts in foreign countries, receiving and using dividends or distributed profits, or buying foreign currency for the purpose of remitting them to foreign countries (if any) and other relevant transactions must be carried out through indirect investment capital accounts
After obtaining securities trading codes, foreign investors shall open depository accounts according to the rule that, for each securities trading code granted, only 01 depository account is opened at a custodian bank. In case depository accounts are opened at securities companies, only 01 depository account is opened at each securities company.
Foreign investors and groups of affiliated foreign investors shall submit reports on their ownership and disclose information about their securities transactions according to Clause 3 Article 5 of this Circular, including the case of changes in number of foreign investors in a group.
This Circular takes effect from August 16th, 2021 and replaces Circular No. 123/2015/TT-BTC dated August 18th, 2015.
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