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Level 1
  81 Financial Services 07

Level 2
  811 Banking and other financial services (excluding insurance) 07B

Measures Applicable at this Level
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Annual supervision fee is requiredFeeBank of the Lao PDRRegulation For Deposit-Taking MFIs No. 04/BOL, dated 20 June 200831-12-9999
Foreign currency required to be recorded into national currencyPerformance requirements (mandatory)Bank of the Lao PDRRegulation on Loan Classification requirement for Commercial Banks which are under the Supervision of the Bank of the Lao PDR No. 06/BoL, dated 11 May 200431-12-9999
Form of establishment of securities exchangeForm of establishmentSecurity Exchange commissionLaw on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Incorporation and operation requirements for approval of audit companyLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Security Exchange commissionLaw on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Licensing requirements to incorporate an asset management companyLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Security Exchange commissionLaw on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Membership of association requirement for approving Audit CompanyRequirement to subscribe to associationSecurity Exchange commissionLaw on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Minimum Capital Requirement for approval of Audit CompanyMinimum capital requirementsSecurity Exchange commissionLaw on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Mobilisation of foreign funds requires approvalAuthorization / permit requirements Bank of the Lao PDRRegulation For Deposit-Taking MFIs No. 04/BOL, dated 20 June 200831-12-9999
Procedure for temporary and permanent licenseAdministrative RequirementsSecurity Exchange commissionLaw on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Prohibition on activities conducted by issuers and listed companiesProhibitionSecurity Exchange commissionLaw on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Prohibitions for Asset Management Companies and Fund ManagersProhibitionSecurity Exchange commissionLaw on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Prohibitions for Securities Companies and Securities ProfessionalsProhibitionSecurity Exchange commissionLaw on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Prohibitions imposed on conducting business operationsProhibitionBank of the Lao PDRRegulation For Deposit-Taking MFIs No. 04/BOL, dated 20 June 200831-12-9999
Registered capital is requiredMinimum capital requirementsBank of the Lao PDRRegulation For Deposit-Taking MFIs No. 04/BOL, dated 20 June 200831-12-9999
Registration fee requiredFeeBank of the Lao PDRRegulation For Non-Deposit Taking Microfinance Institutions No. 02/BoL, dated 20 June 200831-12-9999
Requirement for urgent information disclosureAdministrative RequirementsSecurity Exchange commissionDecision on information disclosure No. 014/SEC, dated 19 May 201131-12-9999
Requirement for a licence and paid up capitalLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Bank of the Lao PDRRegulation For Deposit-Taking MFIs No. 04/BOL, dated 20 June 200831-12-9999
Requirement for a license to establish a securities exchangeLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Security Exchange commissionLaw on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Requirement for annual feeFeeBank of the Lao PDRRegulation on Depositor Protection Fund No. 283/BoL, dated 30 August 199931-12-9999
Requirement for approval for foreign fund mobilisationAuthorization / permit requirements Bank of the Lao PDRRegulation For Deposit-Taking MFIs No. 04/BOL, dated 20 June 200831-12-9999
Level 0 and Level 1 Measures Also Applicable
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Approved lease or concession of state owned land is zonedZoning restrictionsLand inspection AuthorityInstruction As regards the implementation of decree on state-owned land approval for lease or concession No. 20/PMO.NLMA, dated 9 April 201031-12-9999
Capital requirement by foreigners for investment in general business.Minimum capital requirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Duration for Business Establishment or Project OperationNumerical restrictions (duration license)Land inspection AuthorityPrime Minister’s Decree on the Leasing of State Land No. 135/PM, dated 25 May 200931-12-9999
Investment Approval ProceduresAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Limitation placed on duration of land lease for foreignersNumerical restrictions (duration license)Land inspection AuthorityAmended Land Law No. 04/NA, dated 21 October 200331-12-9999
Prohibition of sending Lao labor overseas in dangerous work conditionsProhibitionMinistry of Labour and Social WelfareAmended Labour Law No. 43/NA, dated 24 December 201331-12-9999
Requirement for acquisition of land use rights to be determined on 3 basesLand Ownership Land inspection AuthorityAmended Land Law No. 04/NA, dated 21 October 200331-12-9999
Requirement for approval for lease or concession of state owned landAuthorization / permit requirements Land inspection AuthorityInstruction As regards the implementation of decree on state-owned land approval for lease or concession No. 20/PMO.NLMA, dated 9 April 201031-12-9999
Requirement for approval for transferring concession rights or sharesAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Planning and InvestmentDecree on the Implementation of the Investment Promotion Law No. 119/PM, dated 20 April 201131-12-9999
Requirement for approval to grant lease or concession of State land which must specify land use objctivesAdministrative RequirementsLand inspection AuthorityPrime Minister’s Decree on the Leasing of State Land No. 135/PM, dated 25 May 200931-12-9999
Requirement for authorisation to use rights acquired from land lease or land concession as collateralAuthorization / permit requirements Land inspection AuthorityPrime Ministerial Decree on the Implementation of the Land Law No. 88/PM, dated 3 June 200831-12-9999
Requirement for branches of foreign legal entity to be registeredAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for business cooperation contract to be declared and certifiedAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for business operators not to engage in anticompetitve conductProhibitionBusiness competition commissionLaw on Business Competition No. 60/NA, dated 14 July 201531-12-9999
Requirement for change of ownership of trademark to be recordedPerformance requirements (non-mandatory)Science Technology and Environment AgencyDecree on Trademarks No. 06/PM, dated 18 January 199531-12-9999
Requirement for consumer protection organisaitons to provide information on dangerous goods and servicesAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Industry and CommerceConsumer Protection Law No. 02/NA, dated 30 June 201031-12-9999
Requirement for establishment of recruitment service enterprises to be based on meeting technical requirementsNationality (for services supplier)Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareAmended Labour Law No. 43/NA, dated 24 December 201331-12-9999
Requirement for establishment of recruitment service enterprises to be based on meeting technical requirementsAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareAmended Labour Law No. 43/NA, dated 24 December 201331-12-9999
Requirement for establishment of recruitment service enterprises to be based on meeting technical requirementsLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareAmended Labour Law No. 43/NA, dated 24 December 201331-12-9999
Requirement for fee in the form of warranty to be deposited to conduct concession investmentFeeMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecree on the Implementation of the Investment Promotion Law No. 119/PM, dated 20 April 201131-12-9999
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