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Dispute Resolution Under EVIPA

GV Lawyers would like to introduce the article of Mr. Luong Van Ly and Lawyer Hoang Phuoc titled "Dispute Resolution According to EVIPA" published on Saigon Economic Times as of March 19, 2020, Issue No. 12.2020 (1.527). *** With 66 investment protection agreements and 10 bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements that Vietnam is negotiating to sign and implement, the issue of dispute resolution between foreign traders / investors and the Government increasingly draw attention. The EU Vietnam investment protection agreement (EVIPA) that has been recently approved by the European Parliament contains some noteworthy points that need to be appropriately addressed. DISPUTE RESOLUTION...

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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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Signing Ceremony of Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement between GIBC and GV Lawyers

Ho Chi Minh city, 4 December 2019 Global Integration Business Consultants (GIBC) and Global Vietnam Lawyers (GV Lawyers) officially signed a Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement in Ho Chi Minh city on 4 December 2019. GIBC is founded with the vision of accompanying Vietnamese businesses on the journey toward sustainable growth and integration into the global economy, GIBC brings together a diverse team of professionals and experts from various business and management backgrounds, including veteran leaders and senior managers from local and multinational firms and organizations, economic experts, accredited legal advisors, accomplished PR and communications specialists and professors from leading local and international universities....

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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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Going So Far As To Ban Tax Debtors From Exiting Vietnam

GV Lawyers would like to present an article by Ms. Pham Thi Hien, entitled: "Going So Far As To Ban Tax Debtors From Exiting Vietnam" published in Saigon Times on June 20, 2019, Issue No. 25.2019 (1.488). *** In recent times, many individuals carrying out exit procedures at the airport have unexpectedly been banned from exiting Vietnam because they owe taxes. Banning individuals owing taxes or related to tax debt from exiting Vietnam is not a fresh issue, but in fact this has been jointly implemented by tax authorities and immigration authorities for many years. However, with more and more cases of exit bans...

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4 Procedures of consulting and drafting contracts

Basically, the procedure of consulting and drafting contracts shall be as follows: Firstly, receiving information and requests of the client. Accordingly, not only for services of consulting and drafting contracts, the receipt of information and requests of the client is considered as the first step for information exchange between Lawyers and the client. The receipt of information is an important sub-step for Lawyers to have an overview of the case as well as clearly understanding the client’s requests to provide appropriate legal services. If this process of receiving information and requests is not clear, there will be causes resulting in the consequences of providing wrong legal services...

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