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  • IBA-APAG International Arbitration Day 2017: Introduction of the IBA Soft Laws Conference 13/09/2017 16:09

    A conference presented by the IBA Asia Pacific Arbitration Group, supported by the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum and the IBA Arbitration Committee

  • Arbitration court gains investor trust 27/07/2017 15:48

    The increasingly important role an arbitration court plays in facilitating trade and investment was highlighted at a seminar jointly held by Vietnamese and South Korean legal entities in Hà Nội on Thursday.

  • VIAC encourages alternative dispute resolutions 14/06/2017 16:49

    The conference, named ‘Benefits and Challenges of Using ADR for Banking Disputes’, focused on the principles, conditions and procedures of commercial mediation as an ADR method, as well as the conditions for establishment of mediation centres in Viet Nam and the implementation of Decree 22 on commercial mediation, which has been in effect since April 15, 2017.

  • Seminar Benefits and Challenges of Using ADR for Banking Disputes 26/05/2017 09:01

    Recently, dispute resolution in Banking and Finance has caught the public attention as one of the emerging issues. Banks and financial institutions in the world have been considering many alternative dispute resolutions (ADR) method like Meditation and Arbitration as an effective way to solve disagreement.

  • VIAC and International Court of Arbitration ICC co-operates in Better Dispute Resolution, Better International Business 22/05/2017 17:22

    On May 18 2017, Vietnam International Arbitration Centre co-operated with International Court of Arbitration to organize the “Better Dispute Resolution, Better International Business” Seminar. This seminar has attracted different representative from various business sectors, lawyers together with media and presses.

  • 10 Hot Topics for International Arbitration in 2017 24/04/2017 00:46

    2016 was an important year for international arbitration. Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales challenged the legitimacy of international arbitration, while supporters such as former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia (Robert French AC) came forward to defend its coexistence with commercial courts.

  • VIAC to attend 51 years anniversary of Korean Commercial Arbitration Board 31/03/2017 11:21

    On 22 March 2017, Mr. Phan Trọng Đạt – Deputy Secretary General of Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) has paid a visit to Korea, where he attended the International Arbitration Conference and the 51st anniversary of Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB).

  • Code of Ethics for an Arbitrator 22/03/2017 10:20

    1. Impartiality. 1.1. An arbitrator has an overriding obligation to act fairly and impartially as between the parties, at all stages of the proceedings; 1.2. A prospective arbitrator must decline to accept to resolve a dispute and/or an arbitrator must resign from his/her position if:

  • VIAC Rules of Arbitration 2017 - The Highlight 18/03/2017 11:02

    On February 3, 2017, Viet Nam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) has released the Rules of Arbitration – 2017 edition (the Rules 2017). This is the new Rules of Arbitration which shall enter into force as from March 1, 2017 and replace the previous edition of 2012.

  • Vietnam International Arbitration Centre Report on Summarizing Activities in 2016 16/03/2017 16:00

    Keeping up our hard qqork in 2015, VIAC started the year of 2016 with big plans and a strong will of widely promoting the method of commercial arbitration, contributing to enhance the capacity of enterprises in using out-court dispute resolution mechanisms and, at the same time, re-inventing ourselves for better arbitration and mediation services.

  • The new VIAC Rules of Arbitration 2017 14/03/2017 09:03

    “VIAC 2017 Rules of Arbitral Proceedings are the first arbitration code of Vietnam introduced to meet legislative changes stated in Resolution 01/2014/ HDTP/TANDTC dated March 22, 2014 on inclusion of legal relations in general settlement of a dispute.”

  • Vietnam: Official Release of the VIAC Rules 2017 14/03/2017 09:00

    On 3 February 2017, the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) officially released the new 2017 VIAC Arbitration Rules (VIAC Rules 2017), which is scheduled to come into effect on 1 March 2017. Compared to the current Rules of Arbitration of VIAC which has been in force from 1 January 2012, the VIAC Rules 2017 aim at ironing out concerns during the arbitration procedures while further adapting to the international norms in order to better promote arbitration as a alternative dispute resolution mechanism in Vietnam.

  • The Annoucement for Official Release of VIAC Rules of Arbitration 2017 24/02/2017 15:21

    The Announcement took place with the presence of over 100 participants coming from the Government, Business associations, big law firms and leading enterprises in Vietnam and attracted the huge interests of media. The Announcement was to introduce new contents of the VIAC Rules of Arbitration 2017 (“VIAC Rules 2017”), provided the audiences with useful information related to the dispute resolution mechanism of commercial arbitration in Vietnam in general and at VIAC in particular. 

  • Series of Vietnamese exporters fall prey to Canadian scammer company 17/01/2017 15:14

    The Vietnamese Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) claimed several Vietnamese seafood exporters have been cheated out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in their transactions with Echopack Inc. based in Quebec, Canada. a

  • Seminar "Risk management and offshore debt prevention in free trade" 27/12/2016 08:18

    Speaking at Risk Management and Offshore Debt Prevention in Free Trade seminar, Quyền Anh Ngọc of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Multilateral Trade Policy said existing and future free trade agreements would bring great opportunities for Vietnamese firms to boost exports and enter the global supply chain.

  • It is not difficult to study the Convention on Contract for the International Sale of Goods 27/12/2016 08:12

    Discussing with the correspondent of the Customs Newspaper, Mr. Phan Trong Dat,  the Deputy Secretary General of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre said that in the context of strong international economic integration, if enterprises do not want to lose out on international sales contract disputes, they should study the United Nation‘s Convention on Contract for the International  Sale of Goods (CISG) and this study is not complicated and difficult.

  • The 5th Asia Pacific ADR Conference 28/09/2016 09:42

    Jointly hosted by the UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific, the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Seoul International Dispute Resolution Center (SIDRC), the 5th Asia Pacific ADR Conference will feature various important aspects of international arbitration, with an overview of the development of arbitration from 50 years ago when UNCITRAL and KCAB were established.

  • Vietnamese businesses act on preconceptions and not on facts: experts 05/09/2016 13:40

    Vu Anh Duong, secretary general of the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC), said it was still too early to say who is right and if there is the behavior of swindling the partner in this case. However, he affirmed that the Vietnamese business will be at a disadvantage if it raises the lawsuit.

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