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An Introduction to Vietnam’s Legal System

  • 10 July 2024
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  • by Stephen Le

Are you new to Vietnam’s legal system? Our Lead Litigator Lê Hoàng Chương (Stephen) shines the light on its intricacies – from Vietnam’s civil law roots to its evolving court structure, the delicate balance between transparency and privacy in court proceedings, and legal representation in Vietnam – learn with us.

Employment Discrimination

  • 04 July 2024
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  • by Stephen Le

To illustrate this topic, let’s see the following cases which relate to gender discrimination (which is the most common type of discrimination): Case 1: Female employee A was selected to participate in an upcoming training course. However, since said female employee recently discovered that she was pregnant, the company decided instead to send another employee to that training course. The reason being that it would not be beneficial for the company if said female employee finishes...

Vietnam Labor Relations in the Context of Digital Transformation

  • 02 July 2024
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  • by Vania Van

The objective in the context of Vietnam’s phenomenal digital transformation in recent years is to build progressive, harmonious, and stable labor relations for businesses and workers at the national and regional levels.  Promoting a positive cooperative spirit in resolving issues helps companies achieve profits while fulfilling the needs of workers and minimizing conflicts leading to conflicts of interest between parties.  In addition, the developing social context and economic situation generate new issues in labor relations, requiring...

The Foundation for Establishing Stable and Developed Labor Relations

  • 02 July 2024
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  • by Vania Van

Vietnam is continuing to adapt to meet the challenges of integrating into the global economy.  As such, compliance with international labor standards requires Vietnam to adopt an appropriate labor relations model.  For enterprises, building harmonious, stable, and progressive labor relations is one of the key factors contributing to a stable investment environment, ensuring sustainable economic growth, and achieving social progress and equity. Not only are Labor relations a critical aspect of social and professional life, but...

Judgment No. 95/2023/HS-ST: Violation of Regulations on Medical Examination and Treatment Causing Death

  • 02 July 2024
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  • by Vania Van

Judgment No.: 95/2023/HS-ST Defendant: Dr. Phan Đức H Victim: Nguyễn Thị Lệ T (Deceased) Legal Representatives of the Victim: Bà Từ Thị Đúng and Nguyễn Văn Ái Criminal matter: Violation of regulations on medical examination and treatment causing death   Case summary Dr. Phan Đức H (hereinafter Dr. H) is the holder of a master’s degree and medical doctor, who was granted medical practice certificate number: 0000916/ĐNO-CCHN issued by the Department of Health of Đắk Nông...

Judgment No. 65/2023/HS-PT: Violation of Regulations on Medical Examination and Treatment and Use of Fake Documents

  • 02 July 2024
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  • by Vania Van

Judgment No. 65/2023/HS-PT Defendant: Dinh Viet H Victim: Ms. Vo Ngoc Anh Tr (Deceased) Criminal Matter: Violation of regulations on medical examination and treatment and use of fake documents   Case Summary Dr. Dinh Viet H (hereinafter Dr. H) is an orthopedic trauma specialist who was granted a medical examination and treatment practice certificate (No. 009047/HCM-CCHN) by the Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City on May 25, 2013, and is employed at the General...

Vietnam Fiduciary Duty: Negligence Liability in Enterprise (Summary)

  • 02 July 2024
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  • by Stephen Le

With the rise in cases pertaining to negligence in recent years, the need to understand its legal conditions is more imperative than ever. There are two distinct criminal offenses under ‘Negligence,’ each with its own set of provisions for criminal and damage subjects. This insight unravels the complexities of the legislature by examining two real cases. Read the full article here: https://letranlaw.com/insights/liability-for-negligence-in-enterprise-management/

Decision No. 11/2023/QD-PQTT: Request to Annul Arbitration Award Related to Cooperation Contract Dispute 

  • 12 June 2024
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  • by Vania Van

Decision No. 11/2023/QD-PQTT    Claimant: T Investment Joint Stock Company  Stakeholders: ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICE 1   Regarding: Request to annul Arbitration award related to cooperation contract dispute    Case Summary  According to the case file, Absolute Hotel Service 1 (referred to as A) is an overseas hotel brand management enterprise, established under Hong Kong regulations and a subsidiary of Group A, a hotel management group that operates a major hotel brand in Thailand. T Investment Corporation (T Company)...

Decision No. 01/2018/QD-PQTT: Request to Annul the Arbitral Award Due to Improper Application of The Law on The Statute of Limitations for Initiating Lawsuits   

  • 12 June 2024
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  • by Vania Van

Decision No. 01/2018/QD-PQTT  Claimant:  Ke Company. Ltd  Stakeholders:  Syalie Company, Syalie 2 Company  Regarding: Request to annul the arbitral award due to improper application of the law on the statute of limitations for initiating lawsuits    Case Summary   On 22/01/2009, KE Company. Ltd (KE Company) is the main contractor of Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower Project which has signed a contract for the design, engineering, supply and installation of the outer aluminum layer with the Consortium of...

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