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Long-term exclusive life insurance agency agreement between Dai-ichi Life Vietnam and Mai Linh Group

GV Lawyers acted as sole legal advisor for the exclusive cooperation between Dai-ichi Life Insurance Vietnam Co. Ltd (Dai-ichi Life Vietnam) and Mai Linh Group Corporation (Mai Linh Group) to develop an exclusive network in promoting the life insurance for 15 years. By having cooperation between the qualified life insurance products of Dai-ichi Life Vietnam and the extensive market network of Mai Linh Group, the targeted business collaboration aims to effectively boost the distribution of life insurances to reach all provinces and cities across Vietnam as well as contribute to the development of both illustrious companies in Vietnam. Accordingly, we advised...

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Major Deal 2020

GV Lawyers acted as sole Vietnam legal advisor for the seller in a sale of its full stake for an undisclosed sum in a Singaporean architectural structure design company, the buyer is Tokyu Construction Corporation (TYO 1720:JP) and this is the first overseas takeover deal of Tokyu. This is a complex transaction which involved various jurisdictions including Vietnam, Singapore and Australia. GV Lawyers played the essential role in efficiently assisting the seller in setting up the deal structure, drafting - negotiating for sale and purchase shares agreement and the relevant transactional documents. https://www.indoeng.com/tokyu-accquires-indochine Our team included Ngo Thi Diem, Tran Minh...

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Major Deal 2020| National Housing Organisation JSC (N.H.O JSC)

GV Lawyers acted as sole legal advisor for the seller is National Housing Organisation JSC (N.H.O JSC) in an M&A real estate located at Phu Do Ward, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi. In this M&A deal, we played quintessential role in efficiently assisting the seller in setting up the deal structure, deal financial matters and drafting - negotiating for sale and purchase shares agreement and the relevant transactional documents. The deal closed in June 2020. Our team included Ngo Thi Diem, Tran Minh Quyet, Pham Thi Hien, Do Le Ngoc Hien and Managing Partner Nguyen Gia Huy Chuong. ...

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Legal Newsletter Issue No.06| June 2020

Dear Valued Customers and Partners, As usual, GV Lawyers is pleased to introduce you Legal Newsletter Issue No. 06, June 2020, including the following principal contents: To begin with the Newsletter, we would like to review some remarkable legal information with the following contents: Income Portions Exempted From Personal Income Tax From 01 July 2020; Some novelties on unemployment allowance entitlement under Decree 61/2020/ND-CP Regulations On Compulsory Social Insurance Premium Payment Rates To The Occupational Accident And Disease Insurance Fund Regulation On The Applicable Time Of Submitting Certificates Of Origin For Imports During   In this issue of Legal Newsletter No.6, we would like...

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Will customers lose all tens of millions of dong spent on gym and spa cards if WeFit goes bankrupt?

Lawyer Tran Thanh Tung of Global Vietnam Lawyers (GV Lawyers) shared some opinions from the legal perspective by analyzing and answering as to whether customers can get a refund after buying fitness cards from Wefit. What specific benefits its customers can receive when WeFit goes bankrupt is presented in the article with the title ‘Will customers lose all tens of millions of dong spending on gym and spa cards if WeFit goes bankrupt?’ posted on cafe.vn on May 13, 2020. After WeFit declares bankruptcy, many customers who spent tens of millions on gym and yoga cards contact this business but its...

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Legal inquiry into acts of “cancelling” rice reserve contracts

GV Lawyers would like to introduce you an article of Mr. Luong Van Ly with the title “Legal inquiry into acts of “cancelling” rice reserve contracts” published in the column Legal Perspectives - Saigon Times Online dated April 22, 2020. *** (Saigon Times Online) - As one of the key commodities domestically consumed and exported to the world market, the rice commodity has recently faced a series of market fluctuations under the influence of Covid-19. The toughest obstacle occurred when the rice industry encountered two unexpected events, namely the export of rice having troubles with customs clearance and the cancellation of contracts...

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Is Covid-19 A Fundamental Contextual Change in Law?”

GV Lawyers would like to introduce the article of Lawyer Hoang Thi Hoai Thu and Lawyer Ho Thi Tram with the title “Is Covid-19 A Fundamental Contextual Change in Law?" published on Saigon Economic Times on 16 April, 2020, No. 16.2020 (1,531). *** Recently, enterprises have been treating Covid-19 as a force majeure event which is expected to be exempted from liability in terms of such aspects as labour, employment, tax, economic relations, etc. Besides the force majeure event, there is another solution applicable by enterprises to any fundamentally changing situation that the parties cannot anticipate at the time of signing the...

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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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INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCES

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][mkd_service_table icon_pack="" link_text="More details" link_target="_blank" title="MARIA VICTORIA LAZARO ATIENZA" link="https://gvlawyers.com.vn/2019-ms-maria-victoria-lazaro-atienza/" subtitle="07/2019 - 08/2019"]   MARIA VICTORIA LAZARO ATIENZA Ratcliffe Close, Uxbridge UB8 2DD A law student at SOAS, University of London  [/mkd_service_table][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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[2019] MS. MARIA VICTORIA LAZARO ATIENZA

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A law student at SOAS, University of London February, 2020 The most fulfilling part of being a legal intern for GV Lawyers is that it allowed me to explore various areas of law. Being a foreign intern from the UK, my initial expectation was that my tasks will be limited to administrative support due to language barriers. I did not speak or know any Vietnamese prior to my start. However I was in for a surprise when my colleagues trusted me with actual legal tasks. I got to draft a legal services agreement between the client and the company, research various...

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