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  • Enforcement of Mediated Settlement Agreements in Vietnam: A Step Forward the International Trend? 17/11/2017 14:34

    It is the first legislation on commercial mediation which is inspired by the UNCITRAL Model Law, but includes several local modifications.

  • Promoting Investment among APEC Economies 08/11/2017 15:58

    (Ho Chi Minh City - 4 November 2017) Last week, Vietnam Business Lawyer Club (VBLC) co-operated with Inter-Pacific Bar Association and Vietnam International Arbitration Centre to organize the “Promoting Investment among APEC Economies” Conference. With many interesting discussion panels, the conference attracted lawyers, big corporations and policy makers from all over the region.

  • Conference on International Arbitration Training Day 2017: Introduction of IBA Soft Law 08/11/2017 09:12

    On November 4 in Hanoi, Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) in cooperation with the Asia Pacific Arbiration Group under International Bar Association (IBA) organized the International Arbitration Training Day 2017: Introduction of IBA Soft Law. The program attracted a large number of arbitrators, lawyers from Vietnamese businesses. The program aims to assist Vietnamese Businesses in gaining international experience in the use of international arbitration to settle disputes.

  • VIAC welcomed Vice Secretary of Permanent Court of Arbitration 07/11/2017 15:18

    Last week, Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) was honour to welcome Mr. Brooks W. Daly - Vice Secretary of Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) and representatives from Ministry of Foreign Affair in its head quarter. Mr. Daly, the Ministry of Foreign Affair’s representatives and VIAC personnel had a short discussion around dispute settlement method in Vietnam and proposed upcoming plans for future co-operation.

  • VIAC welcomed representative delegation of Samsung Vietnam 07/11/2017 15:10

    In the morning of 31 October 2017, the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) had a meeting to welcome the visit from Samsung Vietnam’s delegation. Through the conversation, Samsung’s representative - Mr. Han Ki Wook (Legal Director of Samsung Vietnam) had given positive comments on the commercial arbitration trend in Vietnam in recent years. Mr. Han also shared that the progressive method of dispute resolution was the perfect piece for business civilization and he expressed goodwill to have better understanding of  VIAC’s process of dispute resolution. 

  • Promoting Investment among APEC Economies Conference 18/10/2017 15:45

    The Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and Vietnam Business Lawyers Club (VBLC) – Vietnam Bar Federation (VBF) are honoured to invite you to the IPBA Regional Conference on “Investment in APEC Emerging Markets” to be held on 4 November, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam at Sheraton Saigon Hotel.

  • Explanation and Application of CISG in International commercial contractl 25/09/2017 15:05

    On 12 and 15 September 2017, in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the CISGVN co-operated with Vietnam Business Lawyer Club (VBLC) to organize the seminar on Explanation and Application of CISG in International commercial contract. Presenting in the seminar was speakers, experts from CISGVN, VBLC, Singapore Management University and Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC).

  • Seminar One Step Closer: Promoting ASEAN integration through the Harmonization of Commercial Laws 25/09/2017 14:45

    On 14th and 15th September 2017, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL RCAP), ASEAN Law Association, the International Institute for Trade and Development are co-hosting a two-days seminar entitled “One Step Closer : Promoting ASEAN integration through the Harmonization of Commercial Laws”.

  • 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

  • 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.

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