Ban on Alcohol Sale: Good but Reasonable or Not?(07/24/2014)
Written by Trung, Luong Van - Managing Partner of BROSS & Partners - Arbitrator of Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC).
Published on The Saigon Economic Times No. 30-2014 dated 24/7/2014.
U.S Visa and Passport Appoach(07/07/2014)
Well, not exactly. One can’t just simply go out and purchase an American passport (at least not legally). Yet, under the fifth employment based visa category (better known as the “EB-5 program”), with a minimum of $500,000 USD, foreigners can invest their way to a Green Card (permanent resident status), and put themselves on the fast track to U.S. citizenship. Detail
Brand names lost! Why?(07/07/2014)
Brand is commonly used in the context of communication and business with its wide meaning. Subject to different contexts, it can either represent as one of the commercial indications, or show the meaning of the whole commercial indications namely: Trademark, Tradename, Geographical Indication, Indication of Origin. BROSS & Partners will indicate some reasons of brand name loss and advise how to avoid that. Detail
Introduction to the Law on Competition of Vietnam(07/07/2014)
The Law deals with two categories of competition practices: practices in restraining competition, including agreements in restraint of competition, abuses of dominant market position or monopoly position and economic concentration, and unfair competitive practices. It also regulates the establishment, functions and powers of administrative bodies for competition and competition legal proceedings.
Nothing Is More Expensive Than A Cheap Lawyer(07/07/2014)
One of the biggest mistakes I made early on as an entrepreneur was hiring cheap lawyers or not using an expensive lawyer nearly enough, thinking I was saving money for my business. But over the years, the school of hard knocks taught me just how expensive cheap legal help can be. Detail
Recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in Vietnam(07/07/2014)
The 1958 Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (“the New York Convention”) has facilitated the global enforcement of arbitration agreements and awards. By the Vietnam’s accession to the New York Convention in 1995, foreign arbitration agreements and awards can be recognized and enforced in Vietnam. Our article will provide an outline on Vietnam laws and regulations concerning the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam. Detail