On 28 September 2017, the leading dispute resolution practitioners from across Asia in Hong Kong for the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2017. On a night that recognized the leading dispute resolution practices in Asia, YKVN was bestowed the National Law Firm of the Year Award for Vietnam. YKVN has perhaps the most experienced and [...]
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K. Luan Tran, an accomplished trial and arbitration lawyer previously based in Los Angeles, California, has joined YKVN as a partner based in the Singapore office. With over 20 years' experience, Luan brings to YKVN extensive first chair trial experience in the U.S. He has also been lead counsel in complex international arbitration matters. Luan recently [...]
YKVN and best Korean friend, Kim & Chang, conducted several joint seminars in Seoul to advise major Korean construction companies on Vietnamese construction law and disputes. The seminars, held over the course of three days at Kim & Chang’s offices and at client’s sites, were well-attended by high-level executives, in-house counsel, contract negotiators, and contract [...]
YKVN received the Vietnam Law Firm of the Year award at the Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards ceremony in Singapore on May 18, 2017, capping an award season that saw the firm awarded the Vietnam Law Firm of the Year distinction by two other leading publications. YKVN has won the IFLR award at [...]
YKVN advised Shinhan Bank Vietnam Limited (SHBVN) in the bid for and negotiation of the definitive agreements to purchase the retail business of ANZ Bank (Vietnam) Limited (ANZ). SHBVN is an affiliate of Korea’s Shinhan Financial Group, one of the largest financial conglomerates in Asia. Following due diligence and submission of asset purchase agreement markup, [...]
YKVN recently obtained a favorable settlement in a contentious international arbitration matter before the Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC) and related proceedings in Vietnam. YKVN represented the individual shareholders of a leading Vietnamese pharmaceutical entity (Respondents) that was acquired by a major international pharmaceutical company (Claimant). A dispute arose between the parties over the refusal [...]
YKVN advises State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) on its divestment of a 5.4% stake in Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (Vinamilk) through an auction process at the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HOSE). Vinamilk is the largest listed company in Vietnam by market capitalisation. SCIC, the controlling shareholder of Vinamilk, intended to sell approximately 9% [...]