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EPLegal’s Newsletter of February 2024


Welcome to our Newsletter of February 2024! In this Special Volume, EPlegal will highlight important updates and developments in the legal field and EPLegal News include:

1. EPLegal News

      • Our Founding/Sr Partner, Mr. Tony Nguyen, was invited by the Vietnam Mediation Center (VMC) to serve as the guest speaker at the seminars held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City;
      • Our Managing Partner, Mrs. Annie Ngo, was officially admitted as an Arbitrator of the Ho Chi Minh City Commercial Arbitration Center (TRACENT);
      • Rankings: EPLegal is delighted to share that our firm continues to be remarkably named as a Tier 2 firm in Shipping and Aviation practice by the Legal 500 this year. Our Associate, Mr. Son Nguyen (John), has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in this practice area.

    2. Legal updates

        • The Amended Law will come into effect on 01 January 2025, except for some special provisions, and is expected to have a far-reaching impact on society;
        • On 8th November 2023, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued Circular No. 20/2023/TT-BCT, which regulates working hours and rest periods for employees performing specialised tasks in the field of exploration and exploitation of offshore oil and gas;
        • As of 1st January 2024, Procurement Law 2023 will come into effect and replace the Law on Procurement 2013.

      3. Legal analysis: the concept of foreign arbitration and the seat of arbitration – issues in the practice of implementing the law on commercial arbitration and proposals for reform.

      Please click the link below to read our Newsletter: EPLegal’s Newsletter_February_VN | EPLegal’s Newsletter_February_EN