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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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Draft sets more criteria on law obedience ethics for attorneys Draft sets more criteria on law obedience, ethics for attorneys
The Ministry of Justice is preparing a draft decree which sets out additional criteria on ethical qualities and law observance that lawyers must satisfy in order to practice law.
No end in sight for Vietnamese exporters from surrogate value methodology in US anti-dumping proceedings No end in sight for Vietnamese exporters from surrogate value methodology in US anti-dumping proceedings
Vietnam Law and Legal Forum spoke to Dharmendra N. Choudhary, a well-known anti-dumping lawyer in Washington DC., about the impact of the recent US trade legislations on Vietnamese exporters that nullifies future benefits to such exporters when Vietnam is finally elevated to a market economy status. 
Vietnam determined to develop the contingent of international trade lawyers Vietnam determined to develop the contingent of international trade lawyers
Vietnam now has approximately 450 lawyers specialized in international trade, an impressive figure if bearing in mind that the country had just around 20 international trade attorneys in 2010.
Vietnam adopts plan for legal aid reform by 2025 Vietnam adopts plan for legal aid reform by 2025
In the next 10 years, the legal aid system will be reformed toward improving the quality of legal aid services and streamlining the organizational structure of state-run legal aid centers.
Notarization of office lease contracts: a vague legislation and a life vest Notarization of office lease contracts: a vague legislation and a life vest
When setting up a business in Vietnam, generally there is a need for a foreign company to lease an office to have a contact address. The lessee has to sign an office lease contract of a term of over six months with a Vietnamese landlord. The legal matter here is whether the contract must be notarized or certified.
Intra-corporate transferred foreign workers: A case of transfer to a joint venture in Vietnam and a real employer Intra-corporate transferred foreign workers: A case of transfer to a joint venture in Vietnam and a real employer
One of cases in which an employer is required to apply for work permit for foreigners working in Vietnam is an intra-corporate transfer (IT). Two issues which we should be aware of are whether transferring an employee from an offshore company to its joint venture company in Vietnam can be considered an IT case and who will be a real employer.
Raising quality of adversarial process at criminal court hearings Raising quality of adversarial process at criminal court hearings
Better adversarial activities in criminal proceedings in Vietnam constitute a major goal of the judicial reform, contributing to promoting democracy and guaranteeing civil rights in legal actions. The following article discusses the actual state of and makes some recommendations to improve legal grounds for the adversarial process.
Grantee of patent rights: true inventor or first applicant? Grantee of patent rights: true inventor or first applicant?
Patent rights have long been regarded as an incentive regime in order: (i) to stimulate and repay innovation of novel and inventive things; (ii) to induce the disclosure of invention in order to promote further improvements and to allow the public to freely exploit the invention once the patent expires;
Vietnams 1980 Constitution Vietnam’s 1980 Constitution
In 1976, after being elected through a general election, the National Assembly of the unified Vietnam, at its first session, officially reunified Vietnam, having renamed the country the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and decided to elaborate a new constitution.
Vietnams judiciary bodies during the anti-French war (1945-1954) Vietnam's judiciary bodies during the anti-French war (1945-1954)
During the 1945-1954 period, the judiciary bodies in Vietnam could not be set up adequately and perfected immediately, but only most important and urgent judiciary bodies, namely courts, were organized. Though still young, the judiciary bodies in this period contributed an important part to the success of the resistance war and the building of the people’s democratic republic in Vietnam.

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