Arbitration

Vietnamese centre hosts first case under UNCITRAL rules

The Vietnam International Arbitration Centre has handled its first ad hoc international commercial arbitration under the UNCITRAL rules – a case over architecture design services that raised issues regarding the appointment of a sole arbitrator and the interplay between the rules and the law of the seat. This incident has been published in the Global… Continue reading Vietnamese centre hosts first case under UNCITRAL rules

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Vietnam Case Update: Arbitrability of Residential Tenancy Disputes (Nguyen Van Hung and Spouse v. Victoria Healthcare My My JSC)

In this decision, the People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City was called to consider the arbitrability of a residential tenancy dispute. The Court rejected arguments that the residential dispute was of a non-commercial or “civil” nature (which would have made such disputes non-arbitrable under Vietnam law), and decided that the dispute was to be arbitrated… Continue reading Vietnam Case Update: Arbitrability of Residential Tenancy Disputes (Nguyen Van Hung and Spouse v. Victoria Healthcare My My JSC)

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Recent Cases Concerning Agricultural Products Before the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre: Calculation of Damages from Vietnamese Perspective

IAA Lead Editor for Vietnam Nguyen The Duc Tam examines three recent Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (“VIAC”) decisions involving agricultural products. I. INTRODUCTION In the last few years, Vietnam’s agricultural exports have made significant achievements. Vietnam is now one of world’s top exporters in many agricultural products. As markets expand, there are many commercial disputes… Continue reading Recent Cases Concerning Agricultural Products Before the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre: Calculation of Damages from Vietnamese Perspective

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Vietnam Case Update: Setting Aside Domestic Arbitral Awards (SK E&C v. Vinalines)

A Vietnam International Arbitration Centre award was made in favor of a foreign contractor in a dispute with a state-owned corporation. The People’s Court of Hanoi City refused a setting aside application made by the state-owned corporation, thereby upholding the award. IAA‘s Lead Editor for Vietnam Nguyen The Duc Tam reports. I.  INTRODUCTION This decision concerns… Continue reading Vietnam Case Update: Setting Aside Domestic Arbitral Awards (SK E&C v. Vinalines)