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Sunday, June 25, 2017
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Execution of administrative judgments in Vietnam: an overview Execution of administrative judgments in Vietnam: an overview
(Continued from VLLF issue No. 272) The 2015 Law on Administrative Procedure (the Law) provides for the first time the filing of requests for issuance of decisions to compel execution of administrative judgments, replacing previous provisions on urging of the execution. Accordingly, a person in favor of whom a judgment is to be executed (judgment creditor) is entitled to request, within one year from the expiration of the time limit for voluntary execution, the court that has conducted first-instance trial of the administrative case to issue a decision to compel the execution of the judgment by the person who is obliged to execute the judgment (judgment debtor) but fails to do so within that time limit.
Legal framework on anti-corruption responsibility of businesses in Vietnam Legal framework on anti-corruption responsibility of businesses in Vietnam
Over the past few years, enterprises have not only been the “victims” of corruption, power abuse and harassment caused by persons with higher positions and/or power, but also the “cause” of corruption. Many enterprises seek to give bribes to public cadres and civil servants in order to obtain certain business or profit making advantages.
Gender analysis a must for each law and policy proposal: foreign expert Gender analysis a must for each law and policy proposal: foreign expert
Vietnam Law and Legal Forum has an interview with Mr. Jacob Gammaelgaard, Director of the NLD Project, about the implementation of the revised Law on Promulgation of Legal Normative Documents, which created an important basis for improving the country’s lawmaking process.
Renewing the selection of leading officials Renewing the selection of leading officials
World experiences show that the building of a contingent of leading and managerial officials always constitutes a primary priority in human resource development strategies. For Vietnam, to well develop human resources - one of three breakthroughs for socio-economic development and accelerated reform of the civil service and civil servant regime, heightening the quality of leading and managerial officials is always an urgent requirement and a practical demand at present.
Legal loopholes in handling trademark infringements in Vietnam Legal loopholes in handling trademark infringements in Vietnam
Intellectual property infringements in Vietnam, including infringements upon well-known trademarks, have prevalently occurred with subtle tricks and are considerably difficult to control. These have caused damage not only to businesses but also to customers.
Taxing online business a challenge Taxing online business a challenge
Tax authorities are finding it tough taxing e-commerce as it is not that easy controlling online business revenues given cash payments so common in Vietnam, lawyers Chau Huy Quang and Cao Dang Huy recently wrote on the Saigon Times weekly.
Website launched to receive citizens feedback Website launched to receive citizens’ feedback
The Government Office has officially put into operation a website to receive and respond to citizens’ feedback, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung said at a press conference on April 3 in Hanoi.
How to apply for e-visas How to apply for e-visas
This article provides a foreigner with guidance on conditions and procedures for him to obtain an e-visa for entry into Vietnam.
Hundreds of foreigners apply for e-visas Hundreds of foreigners apply for e-visas
As many as 490 foreigners have registered for electronic visas to enter Vietnam, 210 of whom have been issued with their visas, after the first week of the e-visa pilot scheme, the Ministry of Public Security’s Department of Immigration has said.
Ha Nam province - a new magnet for foreign investment Ha Nam province - a new magnet for foreign investment
Ha Nam is to date home to five operating industrial parks covering a total area of 1,128 hectares, including the 221-hectare Dong Van I, 320-hectare Dong Van II, 326-hectare Chau Son, 131-hectare Hoa Mac and 130-hectare Dong Van III industrial parks. In addition, three others - the Dong Van IV, Thai Ha and Thanh Liem industrial parks - have been zoned off.

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