Legal Updates

SUMMARY AND ASSESSMENT ON THE COURT’S JUDGMENT NO. 02/2018/QD-KDTM REGARDING THE CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST TO ANNUL AN ARBITRAL AWARD

Abstract: This article provides a concise overview of the key content of Judgment No. 02/2018/QD-KDTM dated 25 January 2018, issued by the People’s Court of Hanoi (“Court“) regarding the consideration of a request to annul an arbitral award. Accordingly, the Court annulled the arbitral council’s arbitral award by asserting that there was no arbitration agreement […]

Legal considerations for investing in Vietnam

Before investing in Vietnam, besides market, infrastructure and labor factors, Japanese investors should pay attention to the following legal issues: 1. Types of enterprise In Vietnam, there are five types of enterprise including joint stock company, one-member limited liability company, multi-member limited liability company, partnerships, and sole proprietorships. The following are the most prevalent forms […]

Charter Capital: Some considerations should be kept in mind when establishing an enterprise in Vietnam

Investment capital for establishing a business plays an important role to foreign investors in general and Japanese investors in particular (Hereinafter referred to as “Investors”) who aim to enter the Vietnamese market. Therefore, an adequate knowledge of the statutory provisions on charter capital applicable to all types of businesses is essential to the Investors. First […]

Investment in Vietnam – How is it guaranteed by law?

One of the biggest concerns for foreign investors when doing business in another country is how the host country has investment guarantees for their investment. Accordingly, Vietnamese law has provided several guarantees for foreign investors when they decide to do business in Vietnam as follows: 1.         Securing property ownership[1]. Lawful assets of foreign investors […]