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Provisions of other laws and codes over the jurisdiction to settle a number of disputes in specialized fields

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] GV Lawyers would like to bring you an article written by Lawyers Hoang Thi Hoai Thu, Ho Thi Tram, and Expert Luong Van Ly titled: “Provisions of other laws and codes over the jurisdiction to settle a number of disputes in specialized fields” posted on Vietnam Lawyers Online on May 08, 2020. *** (LSO) - As a continuation of the previous article about the topic "The jurisdiction to resolve disputes in commercial contracts given the changing situation caused by Covid-19". So how do other laws and codes regulate the jurisdiction to resolve some disputes in specialized fields? Vietnam Lawyers Online is...

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LEGAL ALERT IN APRIL 2020

[mkd_button size="large" type="outline" text="DOWNLOAD Legal Alert" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://gvlawyers.com.vn/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/E-Legal-Alert_Apr2020_GVLawyers.pdf" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""] Amid the complicated developments and severely negative impacts on the domestic economy due to the Covid 19 pandemic over the past time, Vietnamese businesses seem to be more impatient and longing than ever for appropriate and timely support measures positively taken by the Government, especially those that first and foremost draw our attention to the policies on tax exemption and reduction, tax deferred payment and even land rental reduction because of the burden of incurred high expenses while the current corporate...

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Overview of Maritime & Shipping

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] GV Lawyers is an independent law and consulting firm with integrated legal advisory and litigation practices. Focusing on our commitment to provide a one-stop-service to our international and domestic clients, we enable our clients to reduce their administrative overhead and focus on their core business activities. GV Lawyers’ professional partners and staff consist of more than 60 attorneys, interns and staff working across three offices in Ho Chi Minh City (Head office), Ha Noi (Branch) and Da Nang (Branch) to manage the legal matters of our foreign and domestic clients nationwide. Furthermore, GV Lawyers maintains close relationships with prominent law and...

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Condotel will be considered for being granted a certificate of ownership of the project

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Regarding the issuance of the certificates of land use rights, ownership of tourist apartments, tourist villas, and condotels that have drawn public attention during the past time, as of 14/02/2020, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment issued Official Letter No. 703/BTNMT-TCQLĐĐ ("Official Letter 703") to the Departments of Natural Resources and Environment providing guidance on the land use and issuance of the certificate of ownership of construction works ("Certificate") for the said real estate products. Accordingly, Official Letter No. 703/BTNMT-TCQLĐĐ features some notable contents as follows: 1. Regarding the land use regime and land use term According to Article...

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Two Critical Points In The Legal Protection Of Minority Shareholders

The article by Associate Attorney Hoang Thi Hoai Thu was published on the Saigon Economic Times page on January 16, 2020 with the title: "Two Critical Points In The Legal Protection Of Minority Shareholders". *** The Enterprise Law 2014 creates a mechanism to allow minority shareholders to have the opportunity to assign their personnel to the board of managers of the company, but concurrently, majority shareholders can therefrom dismiss members representing the minority thanks to their overwhelming majority. BOARD OF MANAGERS WITH PROTECTION OF MINORITY SHAREHOLDERS In a joint stock company, shareholders own the company but the operation of the company is delegated to...

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How To Promote Sandbox Mechanism Effectively

GV Lawyers would like to present an article by Mr. Luong Van Ly and Mr. Tran Thanh Tung, entitled: " How To Promote Sandbox Mechanism Effectively " published in Saigon Times on October 3, 2019, Issue No. 40.2019 (1.503). *** SANDBOX – A SPECIALTY OF ECONOMY 4.0 The "Sandbox" mechanism was first introduced in the Prime Minister's Decision No. 999 / QD-TTg dated August 12, 2019, approving the Scheme to promote a shared economy. "Sandbox" is a strange concept in Vietnam but can be considered a specialty of economy 4.0. Literally, the sandbox is a space where children can play around without fears of being injured...

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Don’t Leave Court Judgment Unenforced

We would like to introduce the article of Lawyer Tran Huu Tien titled: "Don't Leave Court Judgment Unenforced" published in Saigon Economic Times on 29 August, 2019, Issue No. 35.2019 (1,498). In the article, Lawyer Tien mentioned the current situation and inadequacies in the implementation of civil judgments and decisions that are effective in Vietnam. The article also giveen readers the perspective and legal views on the effectiveness of some current regulations relating to the execution of sentences. In conclusion, the article suggests the application of sanctions to support the enforcement of civil judgments in Vietnam more effectively, referring to...

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Is the intermediary E-trading Characterized As Both “Honest” And “Dishonest”?

GV Lawyers would like to present an article by Ms. Ho Thi Tram, entitled: ”Is the intermediary E-trading Characterized As Both "Honest" And "Dishonest"?” published in Saigon Times on May 23, 2019, Issue No. 21.2019 (1.484). *** PUSHING ALL RISKS TO CUSTOMERS Recently many e-commercial trading platforms have changed their delivery policy, not allowing customers to check goods when they are received. The reason given by some e-commercial trading platforms is that the shipper cannot be verified as the seller without information on the goods, and therefore he/she cannot check the goods with the buyer. Thus, the buyer will have to pay in full before knowing...

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World Justice Project 2017 – 2018

The World Justice Project (WJP) has published the “Rule of Law Index” of 2017-2018. Lawyer Tran Thanh Tung and lawyer Nguyen Van Quynh of GV Lawyers were honoured to be mentioned in the list of experts from Vietnam who provided excellent contributions to this annual report. WJP is the world’s leading source for original and independent data on the rule of law. WJP prepared a report relying on more than 110,000 household and expert surveys from 113 countries and jurisdictions to measure how the rule of law is experienced and perceived in practical, everyday situations by the general public worldwide. Performance is measured using 44 indicators across eight...

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