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Official Gazette

Friday, August 14, 2020
Tags: Resolution No. 01
Official Gazette issues Nos 23-24/2019 published on June 21 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 23-24/2019, published on June 21, 2019
Stronger business environment is Governments priority in 2019 Stronger business environment is Government’s priority in 2019
Resolution No 19 on the improvement of business environment has been implemented for five years and has gained a lot of success. The Government is planning to carry a further reform on this issue next year, setting major tasks and solutions to implement the socio-economic development and State budget for 2019.
Is it better to arbitrate in Vietnam or to arbitrate abroad? Is it better to arbitrate in Vietnam or to arbitrate abroad?
Three types of dispute qualify for arbitration in Vietnam. Firstly, disputes involving “commercial activity” can be arbitrated. Commercial activity is any “activity with a profit-making purpose comprising the purchase and sale of goods, provision of services, investment, commercial enhancement, and other activities for profit-making purposes.” Secondly, arbitration is allowed if one party to the contract is engaged in a commercial activity, say, a vendor in a dispute with a customer. Finally, the law requires that some disputes be settled by arbitration. Disputes that are specifically stipulated by law also qualify for arbitration. For example, contracts that relate to investments under the 2014 Law on Investment, qualify for arbitration. Arbitration is not a general right. Use of arbitration is subject to agreement. That is, the parties have to agree to arbitrate. Agreement to arbitrate can be made in any written form. The agreement may be part of an underlying agreement that is itself in dispute or it may be a separate agreement to arbitrate. Any modification, extension, termination, or invalidity of the contract will not affect the arbitration clause. This follows the separability doctrine of the New York Convention.
Official Gazette issues Nos 49-51/2018 published on July 18 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 49-51/2018, published on July 18, 2018
Official Gazette issues Nos 05-08 December 2017 released on March 28 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 05-08 December 2017, released on March 28, 2018
Government sets major solutions for socio-economic development in new year Government sets major solutions for socio-economic development in new year
Inflation control and macroeconomic stabilization are the two top priorities of the national development targets in 2017, according to Resolution No. 01 issued by the Government at the beginning of this year.
Government resolves on socio-economic development tasks for 2016 Government resolves on socio-economic development tasks for 2016
The country strives to attain the gross domestic product growth rate of around 6.7 percent, the export revenue growth rate of 10 percent and the consumer price index at below 5 percent.
Legal documents issued from January 4 thru 10 Legal documents issued from January 4 thru 10
From January 4 thru 10, seven legal documents were issued.
Government seeks to improve business environment Government seeks to improve business environment
The Government has set tasks and solutions to implement this year’s socio-economic development plan, centering on creating favorable conditions for production and business development.
Extenuating circumstances Extenuating circumstances
In addition to the circumstances extenuating the penal liability listed in Clause 1, Article 46 of the 2009 Penal Code (the Code), Clause 2 of the same Article stipulates “When deciding penalties, the court may also consider other circumstances as extenuating, but must clearly state them in the judgment.”

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