Evidence in Commercial Dispute Resolution

Date(s) - 20/07/2017
8:30 am - 10:30 am

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Park Hyatt Saigon


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Le&Tran – Evidence in CDR – Mr. Stephen

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Event Description

When entering into any commercial transaction, the parties always expect its smooth implementation and the lucrative benefits.  However, there can be practical factors affecting the implementation of the transaction and leading to the potential dispute to which the relevant evidence standing for the position of each party is the key to win.

Understanding how the evidence works under the Vietnamese law shall help you know and prevent the contractual risks or promptly settle arose dispute amicably without any litigation or ultimately prepare a good litigation strategy at court or arbitration in case litigation is unavoidable.  Joining in our seminar, you will understand:

  • . Key rules on evidence
  • . Electronic evidence (emails, scanned documents, electronic signatures, etc.)
  • . The competence and compellability of witnesses
  • . Evidence obtained by unlawful or unfair means
  • . Inferences from silence
  • . Opinion evidence (non-expert opinion evidence and expert opinion evidence)
  • . Privilege (confidential communications)

Target audience: General directors/business directors, in-house counsels and personnel do often involve in commercial transactions or commercial advisory.


8:30 am
9:00 am Introduction
9:05 am Presentation, followed by Q&A
10:30 am Event ends


AmCham Members: vnd 550,000| Non-members: vnd 700,000

Reservations/cancellations must be received by 24 hours before the event, and must be made on-line, by email, or by fax. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone.


Stephen Le Hoang Chuong, Litigator
Le & Tran
Managing Partner

Stephen is the litigator and founder of LE & TRAN – Vietnam’s premier boutique litigation firm based in Ho Chi Minh City, opened since 2011.  With over 15 years of extensive experience, Stephen has impressive knowledge and understanding about commercial dispute resolution and litigation, labor – employment and corporate regulatory compliance.  He is Baker & McKenzie (Vietnam)’s alumni.

He has advised leading global enterprises from USA, Europe, and Asia (which have bases in Vietnam) from various industries, providing them with international – customized legal advice & solutions.  Stephen has received numerous compliments from clients; prime example is the endorsement from PC Vietnam Limited (a company owned by Petronas), quoted as a “highly motivated lawyer and demonstrated a desire to achieve above and beyond expectations.”

Stephen was in the finalists of Asian Legal Business for the 2017 awards of Regional Managing Partner of the Year and the Young Lawyer of the Year.

LE & TRAN is the Winner for the Award “Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in Vietnam – 2017” hosted by Global Law Experts (GLE).

The firm was also in the finalists of Asian Legal Business for the 2017 SE Asia Law Awards of:

  • Rising Law Firm of the Year (the sole Vietnam law firm in the list)
  • Vietnam Law Firm of the Year
  • Regional Litigation Law Firm of the Year
  • Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm of the Year


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