Electronic Evidence in Commercial Contracts & Dispute Resolution

Electronic means are increasingly replacing ‘paper documents’ in commercial transactions. E-mail, cell phones, or even messaging apps are being systematically utilized by businesses in signing, exchanging information and implementing contracts. The trend is that companies generally prioritize electronic means first and only retain paper documents as a ‘back up’ measure in case of disputes. There are also enterprises are committed to using 100% electronic means instead of paper documents. Quick, convenient, cost-effective, and efficient are among the advantages to doing business electronically. However, there are often certain risks lurking that occasionally prove to be fatal. Questions concerning the sender, time of sending, receipt of goods, recipient, and authority have always been a never-ending source of dispute between parties. Businesses who are careless likely face severe consequences such as penalties, loss of business, payment of compensation or even damage to the company’s reputation in the market.

As such, the question is: How to control the risks? Can electronic means completely replace ‘paper documents’? Can data extracted from electronic means be admissible as evidence? How significant is electronic evidence in commercial transactions and dispute resolution?

This upcoming seminar will be an invaluable opportunity to share knowledge as well as practical experience on the value of electronic evidence in commercial transactions and dispute resolution to protect your business.

Seminar language: English

Event Information

  • 29

    September, 2021

    08:45 AM – 10:30 AM

  • Virtual Online

Admission Fee

  • 200K

    AmCham Member

  • 350K

    Non-AmCham Member

Speaker

Stephen Le

Stephen Le, is the lead Trial Lawyer and founder of Le & Tran. He has been endorsed as one of the most distinguished Vietnamese lawyers by over 50 global corporations and is highly ranked by Legal 500, Chambers Asia Pacific, Benchmark Litigation, and AsiaLaw Profiles.