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Apartments cannot be used as hourly rental service

(Construction) - The Ministry of Construction receives recommendations from voters in Ho Chi Minh City sent by the Board of Volunteers through Official Letter No. 288 / BDN dated 24 July 2020 with the following content: “Voters recommend that the regulations on the use of apartments for the hourly, short-term rental service business should be reviewed, clearly explained along with imposing specific sanctions because at present, it is so hard to manage this type of lease that is subjected to much abuse in form of black spots involved in prostitution, drugs, and high-tech crimes ”. In this regard, the Ministry of...

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Four risks of a joint stock company manager

GV Lawyers would like to introduce the article of Lawyer Tran Thanh Tung titled "Four risks of a joint stock company manager" published on the Saigon Economic Times on 10 December 2020, No. 50.2020 (1,565 ). *** WHAT DOES THE HOUSEKEEPER “DO” WHEN THE HOMEOWNER IS AWAY? A joint stock company is built on the principle of separating the company’s ownership from its management rights. Shareholders (owners of the company) attend only once or twice a year the general meeting of shareholders and then dissolve. Between the general meeting of shareholders, all power is vested in the "housekeeper" who is the board of...

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Sharing economy – 4.0 economic revolution or labour squeezing business

GV Lawyers would like to introduce an article by Lawyer Tran Huu Tien titled "Sharing economy - 4.0 economic revolution or labour squeezing business " was posted on Vietnam's Online Lawyer website on December 10, 2020. *** (LSVN) - In recent times, a tax policy has been passed and attracted public attention, especially those engaged in business models in partnership with technology platform providers that connect customers with service providers such as Grab, Now, Gojek ...

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Affixing price: how to be legal and avoid damage?

GV Lawyers would like to introduce an article by Lawyer Do Duc Anh and Paralegal Phan My Hanh titled "Affixing price: how to be legal and avoid damage?" published on Saigon Economic Times 38-2020 (1,553) dated 17 September 2020. *** Valuation of goods and services is the right of the enterprise. This is always true in terms of business. But affixing prices is a legal story. Failure to grasp the regulations on price affixing can lead to huge damage to the enterprise. 100k is not VND 100,000! The current business habit is that enterprises often affix prices in the form of "100K" instead of "VND 100,000"...

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How to avoid “the state of being innocent but having evidence against oneself”

GV Lawyers would like to introduce an article by Lawyer Nguyen Kim Nhu titled: How to evade “the state of being innocent but having evidence against oneself” published on Saigon Economic Times 40-2020 (1,555) dated 017/10/2020.   *** TRANSPARENCY TO PROTECT SHAREHOLDERS Modern corporate law is built on the separation of corporate ownership and corporate governance. Shareholders are the owners of the company but do not directly manage the company, but give management rights to professional managers - directors and managers. From here, a risk arises: directors and managers misuse their positions for personal gain or gain for third parties. Profiting and self-interest are...

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What do authors benefit from when EVFTA comes into effect?

GV Lawyers would like to introduce an article by Lawyer Le Quang Vy & Lawyer Nguyen Thi Hang with the title "What do authors benefit from when EVFTA comes into effect" posted on the website of Vietnam Online Lawyers. *** (LSO) - On February 12, 2020, the European Parliament officially ratified the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (“EVFTA”). This opens the opportunity but equally poses enormous challenges for Vietnam in the process of deep integration with the world economy. In addition to outstanding regulations related to goods, import and export, tariffs, etc., there are many notable regulations that govern...

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Right to use personal images under ethical and legal perspective

GV Lawyers introduces the article of Lawyer Le Quang Vy and Lawyer Hoang Thi Hoai Thu headlined as “The right to use personal images under ethical and legal perspective” was posted on the website Vietnam Online Lawyer on 07 May, 2020. In this article, the authors presented and analyzed important issues of moral rights, image rights and other fundamental human rights that need to be respected and protected in accordance with Vietnamese laws and at the same time the author also made legal comments on a recent incident. *** Personal image of a person belongs to the moral rights of that person. In...

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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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