Ha Thi Thanh Binh

HCMC Office

  • Vietnamese
  • English

Binh joined Russin & Vecchi in 2004 and has almost 20 years experience practicing law. Her expertise includes corporate, banking, anti-trust and real estate law. Binh handles complex matters involving banking, M&A and corporate restructuring. She also specializes in commercial arrangements in banking and the hospitality industry. She is a senior lecturer in law and is a legal researcher. She has written widely in both English and Vietnamese in the areas of her expertise.

Selected Publications

  • “A Legal Perspective of the Real Estate Business in Vietnam” – Mondaq.com
  • “Frequently Asked Questions Relating to Land/House Ownership in Vietnam” – Mondaq.com
  • “Choice of Law and Dispute Settlement Forum for Contracts Involving a ‘Foreign Element from the Perspective of Vietnamese Law” – The Asian Business Lawyer, Volume 18, Spring 2016 (161 -182)
  • “Setting Up and Operating in Vietnam” – 2022
  • “The Concept of Defining Relevant Market from the Perspective of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)” – Legal Sciences Journal, No. 4 (107)/2017 (35-44)
  • “Merger Notification in Competition Law” – Legal Sciences Journal, No. 1 (122)/2019 (21-30)
  • Textbook “Competition Law” – 2nd Edition 2020 (Competition Law is the main textbook in the course by the same name at Ho Chi Minh City University of Law.)
  • Sharing Economy and Legal Regulations – Vietnam Journal of Legal Science, 2 (141)/2021(30-42)
  • Vietnam’s Commitments Under the European Union – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA): Some Noteworthy Points – Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences, Vol. 06, No. 1/2022, (1-18)
  • Theoretical Basis For Extraterritorial Economic Concentration Control – Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences, 3 (163)/2023(27-40)


Practice Areas

  • Banking, Finance
  • Corporate Structuring
  • Anti-trust


  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Law (LLB, 1996)
  • Monash University (LLM, 2001)
  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Law (LLD, 2010)

Significant Cases

Author’s Insights


Corporate Bonds In Vietnam: Rules On Marketing

March 1st, 2023

Background Vietnam’s corporate bond market has become an effective channel to mobilise funds.  The rules to market corporate bonds have developed and the market has responded. The rules[1] on private placement of corporate bonds issued in 2006 were a milestone.  For the first time, Vietnam had detailed rules on issuing corporate bonds.  Previously, state-owned companies’ […]

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