Labour lawyers in Vietnam

What to Note When Signing Labour Contract with Foreign Workers?

With the policy of opening the economy in Vietnam, not only Vietnam attracts investors to set up company, but also the demand for foreign workers in enterprises grows and diversifies. However, in order for Vietnam companies to be able to use foreign workers, they must sign a labor contract. After meeting the conditions specified in ... Read More
How to Determine Interest Rate for Late Payment Obligations in Commercial Transaction?

How to Determine Interest Rate for Late Payment Obligations in Commercial Transaction?

The most important obligation of the parties to a commercial contract is to deliver or provide services and pay in full and on time as agreed. However, in reality, there are times that one party or the parties fail to perform their payment obligations, causing damages to the other party. In particular, in the case ... Read More
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What Are Responsibilities of the Seller for Inadequate Delivery of Goods?

Delivering and receiving goods are basic obligations of the parties when performing the Contract for purchase and sale of goods. Specifically, in accordance with the law, when buying and selling goods, the seller must deliver goods and relevant documents, as agreed in contracts on quantity, quality, packing and preservation modes and other contractual terms. In ... Read More
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How Amendment to Contracts Can be Made?

Once a contract is made legally, contracting parties shall implement and such contract is respected by third parties. As stated in Civil Code 2015 (“CC”): “Each commitment or agreement that does not violate regulations of law and is not contrary to social ethics shall be bound by contracting parties and must be respected by other ... Read More
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What are Conditions for Cancellation of Contract?

When entering into a contract, the parties in a contractual relationship always aim for certain interests and purposes. However, in reality, the contract is not always implemented seriously and in good faith. According to Vietnam laws, parties are entitled to cancel the contract to protect rights and interests. Therefore, it is not rare for a ... Read More
When Should the Employer Send Notice of Termination of Labour Contract to Employee Before Contract Expiration?

When Should the Employer Send Notice of Termination of Labour Contract to Employee Before Contract Expiration?

Expiration is one of the circumstances which permit termination of labor contract under the Labor Code 2012. Accordingly, the employer must inform in writing to the employee of the terminating date of labor contract at least 15 days prior to the expiration. Termination of labor relationship in each circumstance must follow different conditions and procedures ... Read More
When a Contract is Invalid Due to Non-compliance With Form?

When a Contract is Invalid Due to Non-compliance with Form?

Generally, contracts for sale and purchase of goods and service contract shall be expressed in verbal or written form or established with specific acts. For types of contract which must be made in writing provided by law, such contract must comply with such form regulation. Particularly, contract for international purchase and sale of goods shall ... Read More
Contract dispute lawyers in Vietnam

What Are Fundamental Contract Breaches in Law on Commerce 2005 and CISG 1980?

Fundamental breach is a type of contract breach, in which the Law on Commerce 2005 defines that a breach of contract committed by one of the parties is fundamental if it causes damage to the other party to the extent that the other party fails to achieve purpose of contract conclusion. The significant factor that ... Read More
Contract Dispute Lawyers in Vietnam

What is the Effective Date of the Contract and the Time of Ownership Transfer?

One of the most common disputes in contract disputes is the dispute on the effective date of the contract. In order to avoid these disputes, parties should refer to the nature of the validity of the contract as well as distinguish the difference between effective date of the contract and the time of ownership transfer. ... Read More
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What Impact of Force Majeure and Basic Change of Circumstances for Contractual Relations During Covid 19 Pandemic?

Whether purpose contract has been achieved or not does not only depend on compliance with contract but also is controlled by conditions, objective circumstances. In the current pandemic situation, which regulations do participants in contract need to pay attention to? According to Vietnam laws, event shall be regarded as force majeure if it meets three ... Read More

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