Workshop on investment opportunities and legal risks to kick off in HCMC

A workshop titled “Investment in Vietnam in the era of integration: Look into potential and legal risks” is scheduled to take place at the Caravelle Saigon Hotel in HCMC’s District 1 on October 18.

The workshop, with the participation of a number of Taiwanese investors, import-export firms, lawyers and representatives of some countries’ chambers of commerce and industry, will be co-organized by the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC), the Chinese Arbitration Association of Taipei, with the support of the Taipei Cultural and Economic Office.

The event is aimed at providing participants, mainly investors in Vietnam, with a closer look into the potential for growth and legal risks of doing business in the country. The workshop is expected to feature various effective solutions to settle and mediate trade disputes outside the courts, facilitating investors’ business operations and expansion in the Vietnamese market.

The event is set to bring together various experts, including Vo Tri Thanh, head of the Institute for Brand and Competitiveness Strategy and an arbitrator from VIAC; Kristy Tsun-Tzu Hsu, director of the Taiwan-ASEAN Studies Center; and Vu Xuan Hung, deputy head of the Legal Department of the HCMC branch of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

In addition, Bui Van Thanh, head of Mat Troi Moi Law Office and an arbitrator from VIAC; Chau Viet Bac, deputy secretary of VIAC; and Pijan Wu, senior counsel at LCS & Partners, will also speak at the workshop.

As of September this year, Taiwan had invested in 2,666 projects with total registered capital of US$32 billion in Vietnam, making it the country’s fourth-largest investor out of 132 countries and territories worldwide.


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