Legal Services & Litigation Field       

Corporate and Commercial      

Our Corporate and Commercial Practice provides the full range of legal services to corporate clients in various industries. We advise clients on corporate compliance and regulatory issues related to their business operations.

Our service offerings include:
• Incorporation and registration of branches and representative offices in Vietnam;
• Corporate secretarial services;
• Compliance matters and regulatory issues;
• Commercial contracts and related contractual matters;
• Labour and employment issues;
• Licensing, agency and distributorship;
• Corporate governance & director duties;
• Corporate reorganization & restructuring;
• Corporate insolvency;
• Incorporation of companies & investment vehicles in offshore jurisdictions.

Mergers and Acquisitions      

VMK's lawyers have been at the forefront of M&A / Private Equity practice in Vietnam. We have acted as the legal counsel for quite a few landmark M&A deals in Vietnam (both cross-border and domestic ones) since the M&A activities started in Vietnam. Some of our lawyers have been rated by business community and legal professionals as leading experts in this area, given their substantial experience and international expertise in cross-border transactions.

Our M&A & Private Equity Practice covers the following:
• Deal and transaction structure advice;
• Due diligence investigations;
• Preparation and negotiation of acquisition agreements for equity and assets, merger agreements, and other transactional documents;
• Leveraged management buyouts and buy-ins;
• Corporate governance, director duties and disclosure;
• Governmental filings, approvals and registrations;
• Advice on taxation and related matters.

Intellectual Property      

We offer a broad range of services in intellectual property and IP-related matters. Intellectual property practice is handled by our IP & Technology Practice Group. The Group assists local and international clients in creation, protection, enhancement and enforcement of their intellectual property rights in Vietnam and other countries through our networking with IP agents and patent firms worldwide.

Our Intellectual Property Practice includes the following:
• Availability searches and pre-filing advice;
• Registration of trade marks, copyrights, designs and patents in Vietnam and other countries worldwide;
• Assignments & renewals;
• Licensing, technology transfer, franchising and IP-related contracts;
• Intellectual property audits & investigations;
• IP counseling and management of IP portfolios for the clients;
• Passing off & anti-piracy actions;
• Domain names;
• Enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Dispute Resolution      

We represent clients before courts and arbitration forums in Vietnam in commercial, corporate, international trade, construction, intellectual property and labour disputes. Our lawyers and of counsels (litigation lawyers) have extensive experience in court proceedings in provinces and cities nationwide at all levels.

Our Dispute Resolution Practice includes:
• Negotiation and voluntary settlement;
• Representing clients before court proceedings and government authorities;
• Arbitration proceedings;
• Alternative dispute resolution.

Litigation Services      

Litigation services in the following areas:
• Criminal Procedure
• Civil Procedure
• Marriage and family
• Inheritance, property division
• Land, Real Estate...

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