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 POINTS OF DECREE 137/2018/ND-CP DETAILING THE LAW ON LAWYERS

On October 8, 2018, the Government issued Decree No. 137/2018/ND-CP amending and supplementing a number of articles of Decree No. 123/2013/ND-CP dated October 14, 2013 detailing a number of articles and measures to implement the Law on Lawyers 2012 (as amended) (“Law on Lawyers”)

Accordingly, Decree No. 137/2018 / ND-CP (“Decree 137”) supplemented 5 articles, amended […]

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MECHANISM FOR ISDS IN THE EVFTA AND CPTPP

The dispute resolution mechanism between foreign investors and a contracting state (commonly known as ISDS) is an effective solution to promote investment, protect the interests of foreign investors, and at the same time, limit diplomatic tensions and conflicts escalating at the national level.

The differences between the ISDS and the dispute settlement mechanism at courts and […]

PRESS RELEASE 6TH GREATER MEKONG SUB-REGION SUMMIT AND CIT – DECREE 146

Dates: 29-31 March, 2018

Time: 9.00am – 6.00pm

Location: National Convention Centre (NCC), Gate 1 Thang Long Avenue, Me Tri, Nam Tu Liem, Hanoi.

From 29th March to 31st March 2018, two representatives of VCI Legal are Mr. Tuan Phung Anh (Managing Partner) and Mr. Kent Wong (Partner and Head of Banking and Financial Market) had a […]

CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF COMMERCIAL ORGANIZATIONS IN THE CRIMINAL CODE 2015

On January 1, 2018, Criminal Code No. 100/2015/QH13, which was amended and supplemented under Law No. 12/2017/QH14, (hereinafter “the Code 2015” or “the Code”) officially came into effect. This is the first time that the criminal liability of a commercial legal entity (“CLE”) has been regulated by Vietnamese criminal law, making it one of the […]

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 2018: CHAPTER 55: VIETNAM

Glogbal Legal Group has just published “International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers & Acquisitions 2018”. VCI Legal was invited to contribute a practical and insightful article on Mergers & Acquisitions for the Vietnam Chapter.

We would like to introduce you the chapter 55: M&A Laws and Regulations In Vietnam.
1 Relevant Authorities and Legislation
1.1 What regulates M&A?

The regulations applicable […]

DECREE 09 REGULATES COMMERCIAL ACTIVITES OF FOREIGN ENTITIES

On January 15, 2018, the Vietnamese Government issued Decree 09/2018/ND-CP, that provides guidelines for the Law on Commerce and the Law on Foreign Trade Management regarding Sale of Goods and other activities directly related to the sale of goods of foreign investors and foreign-invested business entities in Vietnam (hereinafter “Decree 09”). Decree 09 came into […]

Trade Facilitation Agreement

“Bureaucratic delays and ‘red tape’ pose a burden for moving goods across borders for traders. Trade facilitation—the simplification, modernization and harmonization of export and import processes—has therefore emerged as an important issue for the world trading system.” (WTO introduction on trade facilitation. 2017. WTO website)

Overview

The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) was negotiated and concluded by WTO […]

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Vietnam-Russian forum

Following the success of the Vietnam-Russian trade promotion program sponsored by the Government of the Russian Federation, Zarubezh Expo, an appointing organizer by the Russian government, co-operated Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and other related organizations for holding a successful series of events of Vietnam Business Forum and Expo Russia – Vietnam 2017.

During […]

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