Nguyen Nhat Anh Thu

HCMC Office

  • Vietnamese
  • English

Thu is an alumna of HCMC University of Law’s Moot Community. Her team was the champion of HCMC University in the Law Moot Tryout Competition, the first runner-up of FDI Moot Court Vietnam National Rounds, and she represented Vietnam in FDI Moot Asia-Pacific Regional Rounds in Seoul, Korea.

In 2018, she received a scholarship from the American Chamber of Commerce in HCMC. Thu has 3 years of experience working as a freelance translator/interpreter.

Thu joined Russin & Vecchi in 2019, first as an intern, and now as an associate. She is involved in various issues that relate to corporate activities. She has a strong research background and has experience working with Government authorities.

Selected Publications

  • Can Vietnam Control Mergers Beyond Its Borders?
  • Insider Trading Rules in Vietnam
  • Vietnam’s State Bank Loans Made to Non-Banking Credit Institutions

Practice Areas

  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Corporate


  • Ho Chi Minh University of Law (LLB, 2019)

Bar Admission

  • Ho Chi Minh City (expected in 2024)

Significant Cases

Author’s Insights

Banking & Capital Markets

Vietnam’s State Bank Loans Made To Non-Banking Credit Institutions

February 17th, 2023

Non-banking credit institutions (“NBCIs”) are able to pledge their valuable papers to obtain loans secured by the State Bank of Vietnam (“SBVN Secured Loans”) without the Prime Minister’s approval. This change took place in October 2011 and the arrangement has remained more or less unchanged since then. It will be useful to review this simple […]

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