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You’re Born an Original, Don’t Die a Copy

  • 27 July 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

Were you a rebel? Most of us grew up learning to stand in line and follow the crowd. Our teachers looked approvingly at us when we…behaved. But who remembers the good kids? Teachers only remember the ones who tested their limits. The rebels, so to speak, with much affection in fact! Most of the time anyway. Now, well into our adulthood, having had so much of that mindset inculcated in us, suddenly, we’re told to “be...

Unveiling the #1 “Workplace Superpower” in 2022

  • 26 July 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

Working in 2021 taught us the important of developing a good mix of interpersonal and digital fluency skills. Which are the top 5 ones and can HR and business leaders help employees develop these skills sets at work?

Can WhatsApp Messages Be Used as Evidence

  • 20 July 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

With so much of our lives online, what do we do when things go awry? Do our verbal agreements over messaging platforms like whatsapp count? Generally speaking, electronic evidence is less conclusive than traditional evidence (mainly paper documents). It is more difficult to prove the integrity of electronic evidence and more challenging to document enough evidence electronically to tell the full story. What do we do then? We share more tips and insights in the PDF...

Is Knowing the Law the Most Important Trait in a Lawyer?

  • 14 July 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

What is your ideal lawyer? A cool, savvy, charismatic person…or an incredibly intelligent subject matter expert? We share what we think is the most important trait in a lawyer. Read our expanded thoughts here: https://letranlaw.com/insights/lawyer-ethics-and-professionalism-in-vietnam/ Or read through our summarised PDF below.

Why Do We Need 43 Articles of Law on Cybersecurity in Vietnam?

  • 03 July 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

We all want a healthy and safe cyberspace to play, work, learn and grow. Well…most of us anyway. The problem is that a small minority with ill intentions is enough to turn that ideal upside down. Which is why we need 43 articles of law to regulate this space. Organizations have become far more susceptible to cyber threats today with greater digital integration and greater sophistication on the part of the attackers. For an in-depth understanding,...

What You Need to Know About Defamation and Bad-Mouthing in Vietnam

  • 29 June 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

In the wake of the high-profile Amber-Depp defamation case, the world is still reeling from having first class seats to the “hottest” reality series of 2022…from the comfort of our homes no less. Much like how the public had gone through an express training on public health matters surrounding COVID-19, this time we saw millions undergoing this informal training on defamation. Is the law of defamation something reserved only for the rich and famous? What can...

There Is Always Some ‘Good’ in ‘Bad’ and Some ‘Bad’ in ‘Good’

  • 29 June 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

Are you confused yet? Life is rarely straightforward. You can almost always find the “good” in bad circumstances and the “bad” in good circumstances….or people… or things. There is always a principle of yin and yang at play. Like anger. Anger in itself is not a bad emotion, even though we tend to categorize it as a not-so-good emotion (not in the “feel-good” category anyway). But emotions are neutral and how we respond to it is...

Never Underestimate the Power of Care in Your Organization

  • 19 June 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

The data speaks for itself. Employees who feel their employer cares about their wellbeing are 69% less likely to actively search for a job. And that is just one of many other proven benefits. Could the source of your “legal” problem start with a care problem? At the onset of the pandemic in 2020, many employers responded quickly with a plan, communication, and what many employees believed was genuine concern for them, their work, and their...

The Hybrid Future Is Here to Stay

  • 27 May 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

The data speaks for itself. Employees who feel their employer cares about their wellbeing are 69% less likely to actively search for a job. And that is just one of many other proven benefits. Could the source of your “legal” problem start with a care problem? At the onset of the pandemic in 2020, many employers responded quickly with a plan, communication, and what many employees believed was genuine concern for them, their work, and their...

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