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Are Electronic Signatures as Legitimate as Pen-And-Ink Signatures?

  • 29 November 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

Traditionally, wet signatures represented a binding contract and were used to prevent fraud and identity theft. Today, thanks to the development of global legal infrastructure and technological advancements, electronic signatures carry the same weight and legal effect as pen-and-ink signatures. What’s more, they bring along efficiency, cost-effectiveness and great convenience! We dive into this indepth here: https://letranlaw.com/insights/legitimising-electronic-signatures/

Shareholders' Engagement

Shying Away From Shareholders’ Engagement Will Eventually Cost You

  • 29 November 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

Are you conflict avoidant? When board members meet with shareholders, they are likely to get questions designed to expose vulnerabilities—operational, financial, and competitive. So the natural response to this “intrusion” is to minimize interaction. But the secret that companies are discovering is that meaningful engagement with minority shareholders is actually bringing across tangible benefits and rewards. We share more tips and insights in the PDF below:

Analysis of Initiating Criminal Proceedings Against a Suspect That Is a Commercial Legal Entity From the Standpoint of Infringement of Sabeco’s Industrial Property Rights

  • 05 November 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

The Criminal Code No. 100/2015/QH13, adopted by The National Assembly XIII on the 10th Session dated November 27, 2015 (“the 2015 Criminal Code“), has taken a new step forward in criminal legislative thinking in terms of codifying criminal responsibility for a commercial legal entity (“CLE“).  This has raised several legal issues and controversies surrounding the application of crimes and punishment for the CLE as well as the legal responsibility of the CLE’s legal representatives. The Necessity...

How to Find a Good Lawyer

  • 05 November 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

“Unfortunately to settle in court”. The act of going to court, or getting involved in legal problems is still something very unusual in the perception and thinking of Vietnamese people. Changing perception and thinking is not an easy, straightforward task when encountering a very present force majeure situation: How to handle a legal related issue? Obtaining a skilled and appropriate lawyer is the first victory. A competent lawyer is the one who will relieve your worries;...

Legal Profession: Behind Closed-Door

  • 05 November 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

It is no coincidence that the legal profession is considered one of the noble professions of society. With its own characteristics, the legal profession, particularly being a lawyer, requires having both insightful and broad knowledge, skills, quick improvisation, and extensive experience. Especially, it demands a high standard of morale and dedication; which is also the result of the constant efforts from the lawyers themselves in the journey of perfecting their skills and professionalism, establishing prestige and...

Is Criminalisation of Civil and Economic Infringement a Solution?

  • 31 October 2022
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  • by Lamy Lam

The fact that entrepreneurs get imprisoned is not a new problem anymore. Especially in recent times, through the media and press, many large and small economic cases related to imprisonment have been continuously made public. The term “criminalization” also appears more frequently. The question is: Are civil and economic infringements being “criminalized” more and more? The criminalization solution is being selected to settle economic and civil transactions? To a certain extent, businesses and individuals who are...

Obsessed With Building Systems. Are You?

  • 29 October 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

Every business is the sum of its systems. Indeed, systems are to businesses what foundations are to homes. When you break down that massive system (which is your business), do you find the cogs of the many smaller systems running in sweet harmony? No matter how big or small your business is, systems and processes can help you get bigger, faster. As a business owner, I am obsessed with designing new systems and maintaining old ones...

Lawyers and Many People’s Misunderstandings About the Legal Profession

  • 29 October 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

The image of dashingly well-dressed lawyers carrying briefcases, walking confidently and decisively, strongly arguing at court that we often watch in movies is always very impressive and attracting people’s attention… Many students have dreamed of becoming a lawyer in the future from this image. Is the legal profession as easy and pretty like in the movies? An analysis of the characteristics and true meaning of the legal profession in the process of law construction and improvement...

Arbitration vs Court – Which Should You Pick in a Commercial Dispute?

  • 14 October 2022
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  • by Stephen Le

Are you familiar with arbitration clauses? We break down the advantages and disadvantages of arbitration proceedings and tell you why it is a go-to for global corporations in the resolution of commercial disputes. We share more tips and insights in the PDF below or read the full legal insight here: https://letranlaw.com/insights/vietnam-international-arbitration-center-viac/

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