VIETNAM’S SOVEREIGNTY OVER EEZ AND CONTINENTAL SHELF

The Chinese survey ship – Haiyang Dizhi 8 and its escorts carried out alleged geological surveys in the Exclusive Economic Zone (“EEZ”) and the continental shelf (including Tu Chinh area) of Vietnam.  In response to China’s actions, Foreign Ministry spokesperson of Vietnam reaffirmed the sovereignty of Vietnam on East Sea (also known as South China […]

SINGAPORE CONVENTION ON MEDIATION

12 August 2019 

On 7 August 2019, 46 States including the United States, China, India, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore have signed the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, also known as the Singapore Convention on Mediation.  This is the highest number of first-day signatories of a UN trade convention, and more States are expected to be […]

Press Release: VIR INTERVIEW ON DECREE 37 AND LAW ON PLANNING

On May 7, 2019, the Government of Vietnam issued Decree No.37/2019/ND-CP, guiding the implementation of the Law on Planning.

Kent Wong, vice-chairman of EuroCham’s Legal Sector Committee and partner at VCI Legal, was invited to deliver his expert opinions about the benefits which the new Decree and Law on Planning in Vietnam would bring to the […]

AOA FORUM 2019 – VIETNAM MARKET – OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

For the first time, the 5th AOA Forum 2019 was held by the Vietnam Association of Financial Investors (“VAFI”) and Asia Offshore Association (“AOA”) on 15-16 May 2019 at Melia Hanoi Hotel. About 100 participants, sponsors, speakers and partners attended the conference titled “New Frontiers: Cutting Edge Strategies for Private and Corporate Wealth in Southeast […]

Press Release: VCI LEGAL DIRECTORS INVITED AS PROMINENT SPEAKERS AT THE 5TH ANNUAL ASIA OFFSHORE FORUM

VCI Legal proudly introduces the 5th annual Asia Offshore Forum of Asia Offshore Association (AOA) in Vietnam in May 2019.

More than 200 experts and investors from Vietnam and the region in the financial, commercial and investment sectors will attend 2 days in Hanoi with the talks centered around 19 MAJOR TOPICS OF VIETNAMESE FINANCIAL INVESTMENT:

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Press Release: VCI LEGAL MANAGING PARTNER INVITED AS PROMINENT SPEAKER AT THE ABA SPRING CONFERENCE 2019

April 2nd, 2019

VCI LEGAL is very proud to announce that our Managing Partner Tuan A. Phung will be a prominent speaker at the 21st Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference.

Mr. Tuan A. Phung is invited to deliver his expert opinions about the Investment Mediation and Dispute Resolution In Vietnam at 10:15 AM […]

Press Release: VCI LEGAL DIRECTOR INVITED AS A PROMINENT SPEAKER AT THE 59TH KOCHAM FORUM ON TRANSFER PRICING

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March 19th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE

VCI LEGAL DIRECTOR INVITED AS A PROMINENT SPEAKER AT THE 59TH KOCHAM FORUM ON TRANSFER PRICING

VCI LEGAL is very happy to announce that our Director, David Oh will be a prominent […]

INVESTMENT DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN VIETNAM

With stable and high economic growth, Vietnam is currently a country with the highest investment attractiveness in the region. However, the movement of these investment flows is also a potential risk as the number of disputes has increased and the nature of these disputes is more complex than before. The question is what we should […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF DECREE NO.68/2018/ND-CP IMPLEMENTING THE LAW ON STATE COMPENSATION LIABILITY

On May 15, 2015, the Government passed Decree No. 68/2018/ND-CP detailing some articles and measures to implement the Law on State Compensation Liability (“Decree 68”) which has been effective since July 1, 2018.

This recent compensatory mechanism has many significant modifications, such as expanding the entities eligible for compensation, compensation cases, period of prescription for lodging […]

NEW DECREE SIMPLIFYING COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION LAW PROCEDURES

The Government of Vietnam has issued Decree No. 124/2018/ND-CP amending Decree No. 63/2011/ND-CP guiding the Commercial Arbitration Law (“Decree 124”). Decree 124 took effect on September 19, 2018.

Accordingly, in order to satisfy the requirements of Decision 1319/QD-BTP approving the plan for reduction and simplification of business conditions in domains under State Management issued by the […]