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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Tags: UNCITRAL
Ten outstanding external relations events of Vietnam in 2018 Ten outstanding external relations events of Vietnam in 2018
Vietnam closes the year 2018 with many political, diplomatic and socio-economic events and hallmarks which have drawn special international attention. The following are 10 prominent external relations events selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam becomes member of UN Commission on International Trade Law Vietnam becomes member of UN Commission on International Trade Law
Vietnam has for the first time become a member of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), singing up for a six-year term.
Recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam: law and practice Recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam: law and practice
Settlement of commercial disputes through arbitration is an international practice that is applied by many countries worldwide thanks to its flexibility and efficiency. The recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards help enforce arbitral awards and avoid double trial of the same case.
Investor-state dispute settlement under TPP agreement: new rules of the game Investor-state dispute settlement under TPP agreement: new rules of the game
A central concern for most TPP members is the establishment of the investor-state dispute settlement mechanism consisting of an independent panel of three judges, who would have the authority to rule on disputes in accordance with the TPP agreeemt without being subject to any appeal within a member country’s judicial process.
Commercial arbitration - increasing confidence in foreign direct investment Commercial arbitration - increasing confidence in foreign direct investment
Recent years have brought substantial economic growth and development throughout the ASEAN region and beyond, particularly in emerging markets like Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, among others.
A primer on mediation in Vietnam A primer on mediation in Vietnam
Mediation as a means of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) exists and is utilized in Vietnam. Current literature discusses two types of mediation: proceedings mediation (PM) and non-proceedings mediation (NPM).
High hopes for the new law on commercial arbitration High hopes for the new law on commercial arbitration
Vietnam is one of the most dynamic and rapidly emerging markets in the Asia-Pacific region. In order to achieve such success, the country has aggressively worked to improve its legal environment and continuously promoted the development of support activities for the business community and investors.
Bringing arbitration law to international standards Bringing arbitration law to international standards
The Law on Commercial Arbitration will be considered by the National Assembly in its current session. Tran Huu Huynh, Director of the Legal Department of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vice President of the Vietnam International Arbitration Center, and a consultant on the drafting of the law, spoke to Vietnam Law & Legal Forum.
Towards a better law on arbitration Towards a better law on arbitration
The legal system governing commercial arbitration in Vietnam still has problems which should be taken into consideration in the process of improving the law.
Reforming the legal system to meet the nations WTO commitments Reforming the legal system to meet the nation’s WTO commitments
The reform of Vietnam’s legal system for effective realization of its WTO commitments depends on various factors, including the schedules of Vietnam’s WTO commitments, its commitments to other countries and international organizations, its actual legislation, the legislative agenda of the National Assembly, National Assembly Standing Committee and Government as well as its lawmaking techniques.

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