YKVN lead counsel for two South Korea-headquartered PE firms’ US$30 million investment in POPS

YKVN advised Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Eastbridge Partners in a US$30 million Series C funding round in POPS. POPS is a top kids’ media and entertainment platform in Vietnam. It received $7 million of previous financing, including Series A funding from Japan’s IT-Farm and Series B backing from Warner Media LLC (formerly known as Turner [...]

YKVN lead counsel for two South Korea-headquartered PE firms’ US$30 million investment in POPS2019-11-15T10:41:46+00:00

“WORKING WITH WITNESSES & EXPERTS IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION” WORKSHOP | 22 Nov 2019 HANOI | FREE ENTRANCE REGISTRATIONS OPENED

Joining this workshop will allow you to understand the role and importance of factual witnesses and expert witnesses in international arbitration and their implication during the hearing. Topic: Working with Witnesses & Experts in International Arbitration”. Date:    22 November 2019 Time:   2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: Pan Pacific Hanoi Hotel, no. 1 Thanh Nien Road, [...]

“WORKING WITH WITNESSES & EXPERTS IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION” WORKSHOP | 22 Nov 2019 HANOI | FREE ENTRANCE REGISTRATIONS OPENED2019-11-14T03:51:53+00:00

YKVN Wins Three Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2019

On September 19, 2019, YKVN was honored three times at the Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2019 that took place in Hong Kong with the following awards: National Law Firm of the Year 2019. YKVN has maintained this prestigious award for three consecutive years; Lawyer of the Year: Luu Tien Dzung; and Regional Matters of the [...]

YKVN Wins Three Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 20192019-09-27T07:53:06+00:00

Dawn Raids in Vietnam, What You Should Know

(YKVN's Healthcare Practice Group Newsletter by Eli Mazur, Partner and Nguyen Hong Ha, Counsel ) 1. Dawn Raids in Vietnam A Dawn Raid is a surprise audit (“kiểm tra” in Vietnamese), inspection (“thanh tra” in Vietnamese), or investigation (“điều tra” in Vietnamese) carried out by the officials of a regulatory body, at the business [...]

Dawn Raids in Vietnam, What You Should Know2019-09-19T10:48:39+00:00

YKVN bestowed “the Best M&A Advisor of the Year 2018-2019” award by Vietnam Investment Review

Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai Thang and VIR's editor-in-chief Le Trong Minh granted the award to YKVN’s partner, Phan Vinh Nhan (Image by AVM Vietnam). On August 6, 2019, YKVN was bestowed “the Best M&A Advisor of the Year 2018-2019” award. The distinction confirms YKVN’s achievements in complex and landmark [...]

YKVN bestowed “the Best M&A Advisor of the Year 2018-2019” award by Vietnam Investment Review2019-08-21T03:36:25+00:00

Former Clifford Chance Korea Managing Partner Hyun Kim joins YKVN

YKVN is pleased to announce Hyun Kim will join YKVN as partner, effective as of 19 August 2019. Hyun will be based in YKVN’s Singapore office. This strategic hire reaffirms YKVN’s commitment to broaden its international bench strength and deepen its cross-border expertise.   Hyun is a US lawyer specialized in capital markets and cross border [...]

Former Clifford Chance Korea Managing Partner Hyun Kim joins YKVN2019-07-25T05:36:38+00:00

2019 YKVN Partners and Counsel Promotions

YKVN is thrilled to announce the promotions of two partners and one counsel, effective as of 1 July 2019. YKVN’s Managing Partner, Truong Nhat Quang, said: “Rising from within our ranks, we are proud of the expertise that those talented lawyers offer across their areas of practice and their capabilities to deliver legal services of [...]

2019 YKVN Partners and Counsel Promotions2019-07-25T05:26:45+00:00

YKVN lead counsel for Vingroup in USD 1 billion strategic partnership with SK Group

YKVN advised Vingroup (ticker “VIC”) as lead counsel in relation to the sale of a 6.1% stake to SK Group.    Seeking new business opportunities to develop in Southeast Asia, SK Group entered into a strategic partnership agreement and other transaction agreements with conglomerate Vingroup on May 16, 2019.  Subject to regulatory and corporate approvals and [...]

YKVN lead counsel for Vingroup in USD 1 billion strategic partnership with SK Group2019-07-04T03:50:08+00:00

YKVN Senior Partner Minh Dang appointed new member @ SIAC – Court of Arbitration

YKVN is pleased to announce that YKVN Senior Partner, Minh Dang, has been appointed to the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Court of Arbitration for a term commencing on 1 April 2019 and ending on 31 March 2021. Minh is one of fourteen newly appointed members.  Head of the firm’s Singapore office and of its [...]

YKVN Senior Partner Minh Dang appointed new member @ SIAC – Court of Arbitration2019-08-26T09:56:56+00:00

YKVN Advised Leading Chinese Online Retailer in Largest Foreign Investment in a Vietnamese Tech Startup

YKVN recently advised JD.com in the acquisition of a significant stake in Tiki, a successful Vietnamese B2C (Business to Consumer) e-commerce company. JD.com is China’s largest e-commerce retailer by revenue. This was the latest move by JD.com to expand its presence in Southeast Asia, and to dominate the growing e-commerce business in the region. This [...]

YKVN Advised Leading Chinese Online Retailer in Largest Foreign Investment in a Vietnamese Tech Startup2018-02-07T15:21:25+00:00