Thứ Sáu, 13 tháng 7, 2018

ANT Lawyers Sharing on Contract Negotiations at EuroCham

BY Juna Mèo IN , , No comments


A business workshop has been scheduled on Jul 18th, 2018 at EuroCham Vietnam on understanding and negotiating commercial contracts by Thomas Giglione, an ADR, mediation and conflict management training expert at ANT Lawyers.




The objective of the training is to help commercial personnel of the organizations to be aware of basis to understand commercial contracts and contractual terms in English, an essential skills in doing international business.
The areas will be discussed include:
·         Basic Contract Negotiation
·         Pre-contractual Documents
·         Basic Commercial Contract and Vocabulary
Many employee of an organizations could speak and write daily English well but technical English required for understanding and negotiating basic commercial contracts could be learned and improved in this kind of training events, for in-house lawyers, legal officers, translators, HR personnel, supervisors, team leaders, company negotiators.
ADR, mediation and conflict management training are part of efforts which ANT Lawyers, a law firm in Vietnam continue to support and promote.








Thứ Năm, 12 tháng 7, 2018

What are Regulations on Collection and Use of Personal Information Under Cyber Information Law?

BY Juna Mèo IN , , No comments


According to Article 17, Law on Cyber Information Security 2015, the collection and use of personal information are regulated as following:


1. Organizations and individuals that process personal information shall:

a/ Collect personal information only after obtaining the consent of its owners regarding the scope and purpose of collection and use of such information;

b/ Use the collected personal information for purposes other than the initial one only after obtaining the consent of its owners;

c/ Refrain from providing, sharing or spreading to a third party personal information they have collected, accessed or controlled, unless they obtain the consent of the owners of such personal information or at the request of competent state agencies.

2. State agencies shall secure and store personal information they have collected.

3. Owners of personal information may request personal information-processing organizations and individuals to provide their personal information collected and stored by the latter.
Our cyber security lawyers always follow development of laws in Vietnam to provide the client with update. Please contact ANT Lawyers for service inquiries.





Thứ Tư, 11 tháng 7, 2018

What Are Prohibited Acts Under the Law on Cyber Information Security?

BY Juna Mèo IN , , No comments


The Law on Cyber Information Security has been promulgated in 2015.   According to Article 7, Law on Cyber Information Security, prohibited acts are:


-Blocking the transmission of information in cyberspace, or illegally intervening, accessing, harming, deleting, altering, copying or falsifying information in cyberspace.

-Illegally affecting or obstructing the normal operation of information systems or the users’ accessibility to information systems.

-Illegally attacking, or nullifying cyberinformation security protection measures of, information systems; attacking, seizing the right to control, or sabotaging, information systems.

-Spreading spams or malware or establishing fake and deceitful information systems.

-Illegally collecting, utilizing, spreading or trading in personal information of others; abusing weaknesses of information systems to collect or exploit personal information.

-Hacking cryptographic secrets and lawfully enciphered information of agencies, organizations or individuals; disclosing information on civil cryptographic products or information on clients that lawfully use civil cryptographic products; using or trading in civil cryptographic products of unclear origin.

Our cyber lawyers always follow development of laws in Vietnam to provide the client with update.  Please contact ANT Lawyers for service inquiries.



Thứ Ba, 10 tháng 7, 2018

What is Venue for Dispute Settlement by Arbitration in Vietnam?

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According to Article 11 of Vietnam Law on Commercial Arbitration, the venue for dispute settlement byarbitration in Vietnam is as agreed by parties or decided by arbitration council.  In particular:



The parties may reach agreement on venues for dispute settlement. If no agreement is made, the arbitration council shall decide on such venue. A venue for dispute settlement may be within or outside the Vietnamese territory.

Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the arbitration council may hold a meeting at a venue regarded as appropriate for its members to exchange opinions, for taking witnesses’ statements, consulting experts or for assessing goods, assets or other documents.





Chủ Nhật, 8 tháng 7, 2018

What are Languages in Arbitration Proceedings in Vietnam?

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According to Article 10 of Vietnam Law on Commercial Arbitration, language used in arbitration proceedings resolving dispute is Vietnamese if both parties are Vietnamese or foreign language as agreed by parties if one of the parties is foreign owned enterprise.  In particular:


For disputes involving no foreign element, the language to be used in arbitral proceedings is Vietnamese, except disputes to which at least one party is a foreign-invested enterprise. When a disputing party cannot use Vietnamese, it may use an interpreter.
For disputes involving foreign elements or disputes to which at least one party is a foreign-invested enterprise, the parties shall reach agreement on the language to be used in arbitral proceedings. If they have no such agreement, the arbitration council shall decide on the language to be used in arbitral proceedings.






Thứ Sáu, 6 tháng 7, 2018

What Documents Required to File Petition by Arbitration in Vietnam?

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According to Article 30 of Vietnam Laws on Commercial Arbitration, petitions and enclosed documents for initiating dispute by arbitration in Vietnam will be submitted as following instructions:


When a dispute is settled at an arbitration center, the plaintiff shall file a petition at the arbitration center as agreed. When a dispute is settled by ad hoc arbitration, the plaintiff shall make a petition and send it to the defendant.
The petition contains the following details:
1.Date of its making;
2.Names and addresses of the parties; names and addresses of witnesses, if any;
3.Summary of the circumstances of the dispute:
4.Grounds and evidence for initiating the lawsuit, if any:
5.Specific requirements of the plaintiff and the value of the dispute:
6.Name and address of the person whom the plaintiff selects as arbitrator or requests to be designated as arbitrator.
Enclosed with the petition shall be the arbitration agreement and the originals or copies of relevant documents.




Thứ Tư, 4 tháng 7, 2018

Which Judgement Enforcement Agencies that Enforce Arbitral Awards or Decisions of Arbitration Councils on the Application of Interim Urgent Measures?

BY Juna Mèo IN No comments


Under Article 8 of Vietnam Law on Commercial Arbitration, judgement enforcement agencies for enforcement of arbitral awards or decisions of arbitration councils on the application of interim urgent measures as regulated as following:


Competent civil judgment enforcement agencies to enforce arbitral awards are civil judgment enforcement agencies of provinces or centrally run cities in which arbitration councils issue the awards.
Competent civil judgment enforcement agencies to enforce decisions of arbitration councils on the application of interim urgent measures are civil judgment enforcement agencies of provinces or centrally run cities in which the interim urgent measures need to be applied.