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Contract breach and criminal liability after Covid-19

GV Lawyers would like to introduce our valued readers an article by Lawyer Hoang Thi Hoai Thu and Assistant Attorney Nguyen Cong Duy Thong titled "Contract breach and criminal liability after Covid-19" posted on the Vietnam Lawyers Electronic Journal on 28/10/2021. *** (LSVN) – A breach of a contractual obligation is not a crime, a person who violates a contractual obligation, whether an individual or a commercial legal entity, will only take civil liability towards the breached party. However, for each specific case, if the party violating the contract is an individual, intentionally evading in order to appropriate the aggrieved party's property,...

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Vietnamese National Anthem seen from Intellectual property law to practical application

GV Lawyers would like to introduce the article by a Lawyer Le Quang Vy and Paralegal Nguyen Thong Cam Tu titled “Vietnamese National Anthem seen from Intellectual Property Law to practical application” posted on The Sai Gon Times Issue No. 52-2021 (1,619) dated 23 December 2021. *** The work “Tien Quan Ca” by Van Cao as a composer is the national anthem of Vietnam. It is known that the family of the late composer Van Cao donated this song to the State. This has proved that the State is the owner of the copyright of Tien Quan ca, the National Anthem. Recently, Next...

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Guardianship and guardianship supervision

GV Lawyers would like to introduce to readers an article by Lawyer Le Quang Vy entitled: “Guardianship and guardianship supervision” published in Saigon Economic Times Issue No. 30-2021 (1,597) dated 22 July 2021. *** The fact that pop princess Britney Spears recently asked the Los Angeles Court, USA to remove her biological father's guardianship from her status as guardian of her health and property has once again stirred up social forums on guardianship. In Vietnam, there have been many disputes about guardianship, most of which are related to the management of the ward's assets. So what is the current law on guardianship? In...

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Bank guarantee: Potential risks for enterprises

GV Lawyers would like to introduce to readers an article by Lawyer Do Duc Anh titled: “Bank guarantee: Potential risks for enterprises” published in Saigon Economic Times Issue No. 2021 (1,598), on 29 July 2021. *** “Bank guarantee” is guided by Circular 07/2015/TT-NHNN dated 25 June 2015 of the State Bank of Vietnam (Circular 07). This is a form of credit extension, whereby the guarantor commits to perform financial obligations on behalf of the guaranteed party when the oblige fails to perform or fails to fulfill the obligations committed to the guarantee recipient. But the reality is sometimes not so simple. Bank guarantees...

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Allowing tech-based delivery drivers to resume their services – the story about the driver’s interests

GV Lawyers would like to present you an article by Lawyer Tran Huu Tien, titled “Allowing tech-based delivery drivers to resume their services - the story about the driver's interests” published in Saigon Economic Times, Issue No. 40-2021 (1,607) dated 30 September 2021. *** The Ho Chi Minh City Administration has allowed the tech-based shippers to resume their inter-district operations on condition of complying with a Covid test for every two days according to a combined sample of three people. Tech-based delivery vehicle companies have restarted services after weeks of social distancing. Tech-based delivery drivers look eager to apply for jobs to earn income...

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Is the legal instrument the key or the lock when it comes to the disruption of the supply chain of goods due to the pandemic?

GV Lawyers would like to introduce you an article by Lawyer Tran Huu Tien titled “Is the legal instrument the key or the lock when it comes to the disruption of the supply chain of goods due to the pandemic?” was published on the Vietnam Lawyers Electronic Journal on 26 August 2021. *** (LSVN) – The past days have witnessed many localities, including the leading economic centers of the South, restrict almost all activities to implement social distancing against the pandemic. Goods either slow down or come to a standstill. Markets, commercial centers, supermarkets… alternate between lockdowns and openings. Each piece of...

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Administrative business governance and management

GV Lawyers would like to introduce readers an article by Lawyer Le Quang Vy titled: “Administrative business governance and management” published in the Saigon Economic Times No. 36-2021 (1,603) on 02 September 2021. *** During the epidemic, many state agencies as well as officials made mistakes in the process of administration, management, and performance of official duties. It happened that an agency issued three documents in one day to revoke two documents that had just been issued; or the case of a vice-chairman of the ward who behaves himself towards citizens in noncompliant with conduct standards; then the case that residents must...

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Network information under the moral and legal perspective

GV Lawyers would like to introduce you an article by Lawyer Le Quang Vy titled “Network information under the moral and legal perspective” published in Saigon Economic Times No. 1,599) on 05 August 2021. *** Fake news rampant in the age of global social networks feel like duck in water. The situation of fake news causing social instability in Vietnam is evident in many forms, such as fabricating, defaming, cursing, insulting, slandering, bullying...

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Advertising on national broadcast viewed from legal regulations to practical application

GV Lawyers would like to introduce to readers an article by our Lawyers, Le Quang Vy and Le Thi Hong Nga titled “Advertising on national broadcast viewed from legal regulations to practical application” published in the Vietnam Lawyers Electronic Journal on 16 August 2021. *** (LSVN) – Advertising is no longer a strange term for consumers, especially for television audience. Currently, in order for advertising to "ingrain" into each consumer, each onlooker, businesses often put their products on television with continuous and dense frequency. This has led many viewers from the sense of being interested and looking forward to TV ads to...

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When prices dance

GV Lawyers would like to present you an article by Nguyen Cong Duy Thong and Tran Thi Cam Van, titled “When prices dance” published in Saigon Economic Times, Issue No. 32-2021 (1.599) on 05 August 2021. *** This wave of Covid-19 outbreak is more complicated and prolonged. Amid psychological panic, the residents’ rush to hoard food and supplies in tandem with some problems in the supply chain prompt supply to fall short of expectation at times. Taking advantages of this situation, many individual sellers and businesses raised selling prices to gain profits. The Law on prices stipulates that prices of goods must be publicly listed and...

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