EPLegal News

We are thrilled to announce that EPLegal’s Founding Partner, Tony Nguyen, was honored to company the Vietnam’s Ministry of Justice delegation (led by Deputy Minister, Mr. Mai Luong Khoi) visiting the United Kingdom to discuss matters related to civil enforcement of judgments and asset recovery in cases of corruption. The primary purpose of the visit […]

Ho Chi Minh City, August 25, 2023 – As part of the highly anticipated Legal Management Series 2023, the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC) collaborated with the Institute for Ho Chi Minh City Institute for Development Studies and the Centre of International Integration Support (CIIS) to organize a groundbreaking seminar titled “Renewable Energy: An Inevitable […]

August 17, 2023 marks an important landmark for the Vietnam Bar Federation: the signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement between the Vietnam Bar Federation and the Law Society of Singapore. This event is a significant step in the Vietnam Bar Federation’s efforts to strengthen its international collaboration. During the ceremony, Lawyer Dr. Do Ngoc Thinh, […]

EPLegal is proud to announce that our firm has received recognition as a Tier 1 law firm in Energy and Construction practice in the Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022 Edition. This year, we have maintained our rankings for Commercial and transactions (a Tier 2 law firm) as well as International Arbitration Practice (a Recommended law firm). […]

EPLEGAL IS FINDING LEGAL ASSOCIATES with major interests in: Projects and Energy, Dispute Resolution, Arbitration. Key tasks and responsibilities: • Preparation of legal documents• Collect and analyze professional background materials• Drafting various types of legal documents including contracts, memos and legal opinions• Keep contact with clients, partners and governmental authorities• Other legal administration Required professional […]

EPLegal continues to be highly ranked in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 edition 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. We are also proud to be continuously recognised in the following practice […]

EPLEGAL IS RANKED IN CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC 2022 We are delighted to share that EPLegal has been recognised by Chambers and Partners in the practice areas of Dispute Resolution and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy in the 2022 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide. We are also proud that Mr Tony Nguyen, our Founding Partner, has been named […]

Mr.Tony Nguyen is recoginsed “Future leader” in Who’s Who Legal: EPLegal congratulates Mr. Tony Nguyen, our Founding & Senior Partner, for being recognised as a “Future Leader” in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2022 edition. It is an honour that Tony is one of three Vietnamese lawyers included in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2022. Who’s Who […]

On the 11th February 2020, Resolution No. 55/NQ-TW on National energy development of Vietnam was issued. Accordingly, the State set out its requirement to develop the gas-fired electricity using LNG, prioritizing investment in technical infrastructure serving the import and consumption of LNG. Adopting a new power supply source will be challenging not just in the […]

The current pandemic negatively impacts the foreign trade activities, especially in the context of the international sale of goods contract. In this situation, the affected parties invoke a force majeure event which is the ongoing pandemic to release themselves from the liability. However, they often make mistakes of applying the the force majeure clause. Therefore, […]

EPLegal continues to be highly ranked in Asialaw Profiles 2022 and Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2022 We are thrilled to share that EPLegal has once again been recognised as Highly Recommended Law Firm in the Energy practice area in Asialaw Profiles 2022. Our firm has also amongst Recommended Law Firms in Dispute Resolution and Banking & […]

Dear Our Valued Clients! On 17 August 2021, EPLegal and Peter & Kim held a specialized webinar on “Oil & Gas, Energy Disputes in the Covid-19 era: An Asian perspective” at 14:00hrs (Hanoi time, GMT+7) through the Zoom Meeting platform. Our discussion included topics such as the dynamics and suggestions for dispute resolution in the oil & […]

We are thrilled to introduce to you for the first time a specialized webinar jointly presented by EPLegal and Peter & Kim: “Oil & Gas, Energy Disputes in the Covid-19 Era: An Asian Perspective” via zoom platform at 14:00hrs (Hanoi time, GMT+7) on the 17 August 2021. OVERVIEW The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic with […]

Introduction A “bilateral” or “symmetric” dispute clause gives each party equal rights in relation to the dispute resolution: both parties have the same rights to refer their disputes to courts or to arbitration. Conversely, a unilateral option clause (“UOC”) is one that grants only one party the right to choose between arbitration and litigation but […]

EPLegal is seeking excellent candidates to join our specialised team as Legal Associate with major interests in: Projects and Energy, Dispute Resolution, Arbitration. Key tasks and responsibilities: • Preparation of legal documents • Collect and analyse professional background materials • Drafting various types of legal documents including contracts, memos and legal opinions • Keep contact […]

Tony Nguyen – Sr Partner of EPLegal (PART 2: CISG’S application in Vietnam in the past 4 years) This Article focuses on the application of CISG in Vietnam in relation to Article 1, Article 6, Article 7 and Article 8 of the convention. It will also look into the matters not regulated by CISG, or […]

Tony Nguyen – Sr Partner of EPLegal (PART 1: The journey of Vietnam joining CISG) The birth of CISG and its success United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (“CISG”) was ratified in 1980. Since then, CISG has been contributing greatly to the certainty and cost effective in commerce.[1] Together with the […]

Welcome to our second newsletter of 2021! The topics to be reported on in this month include: EPLegal’s participation in Webinars on Online Dispute Settlement and Commercial Mediation in Vietnam EPLegal’s founding partner, Mr. Tony Nguyen attended the Legal Talkshows on Arbitrations EPLegal’s involvement in the International Commercial Arbitration Moot 2021 and the Webinar on Arbitration […]

Tony Nguyen – Sr Partner of EPLegal This article provides a brief explanation of the principles of costs allocation in arbitration from English law and Vietnamese law perspective, which will help the tribunals and parties determine or submit their costs allocation in these respective jurisdictions. It also gives a brief introduction of interests in arbitration […]

In this edition of our Newsletter, we report on: EPLegal’s achievement in the ranking of LEGAL500. EPLegal’s founding partner, Mr. Tony Nguyen being named an A-list lawyer in 2020 and his participation at the 73rd Session of the UNCITRAL Working Group II. Legal updates on Decree No. 01/2021/ND-CP on enterprise registration, Decree 152/2020/ND-CP on foreign […]

Thao Ta  The models of decentralization and authorization are widely applied in corporate administration activities. These models not only help enterprises to promptly respond to market fluctuations but also affects the internal administration of the enterprise in the fields of HR management, strategic management, etc.  Decentralization and its trends  Unlike the act of authorization which […]

In this edition of our Newsletter, we report on: EPLegal attended the Seminar in Legal Framework and M&A market in VN; EPLegal donated money to the families struggling during the COVID-19 crisis; The newsly 2021 Arbitration Rules, Resolution No. 02/2020/NQ-HDTP, 2019 Labor Law, Decree 145/2020/NĐ-CP, Law on Securities; and Our analysis on Investor-State Dispute Settlement […]

Fueled by Vietnam’s rapid integration into the global economy and being a top destination for cross-border investment, international arbitration has blossomed in Vietnam in recent years. The year 2019 witnessed the growing trend of non-state dispute resolution when the number of disputes settled by both foreign arbitration and domestic arbitration increased significantly. EPLegal is honored […]

EPLegal’s Newsletter – September 2020 In this edition of our Newsletter, we report on: EPLegal’s achievement in the ranking of IFLR 1000 and Asialaw; Announcement of EPLegal’s new Da Nang branch; The newly revised 2020 Law on Enterprises, Law on Investment, Law on PPP and Law on Construction; Our analysis on the Singapore Convention on […]