Region: Vietnam

Park developer brings billion-dollar claim against Vietnam

An industrial park developer and its chairwoman founder have launched a billion-dollar treaty claim against Vietnam over an alleged campaign to force the company into bankruptcy, as a prior arbitration brought by her moves to the merits phase.

04 July 2022

Vietnam media group liable in M&A dispute

A SIAC tribunal has ordered a Vietnamese media group to pay nearly US$27 million to the Korean buyers of its interest in an electronic payments business that was implicated in an illegal online gambling ring.

13 January 2022

Fight over spoils of Vietnam claim to be arbitrated

A US court has ruled that a lawsuit brought against King & Spalding by a former client over the division of the proceeds of a US$45 million investment treaty award against Vietnam should go to arbitration.

13 January 2022

King & Spalding sued by client in funded BIT case

A Dutch national who won a US$45 million investment treaty award against Vietnam is suing his arbitration counsel King & Spalding, accusing the firm of colluding with third-party funder Burford Capital to cheat him out of his due share of the proceeds.

15 June 2021

Vietnamese gas block dispute settles at SIAC

A Singapore oil and gas company says it has settled a SIAC claim against a subsidiary of Japan’s Inpex Corporation over the purchase of a US$14 million stake in a Vietnamese offshore gas block.

12 November 2020

US insurer takes Venezuela to ICSID

Affiliates of Boston-based insurer Liberty Mutual have lodged an ICSID claim against Venezuela after selling their local operations amid hyperinflation and foreign exchange restrictions.

05 November 2020

Vietnam threatened over housing project

A Korean real estate investor has threatened Vietnam with a US$79 million investment treaty claim over the alleged expropriation of its stake in a Ho Chi Minh City housing project.

22 October 2020


Featured in The Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review 2021

11 June 2020

Vietnam court sets aside hydropower award

A court in Hanoi has set aside a US$93 million award issued by the Vietnam International Arbitration Center in favour of two Chinese state-owned entities over a hydropower plant project, ruling the fact that two of the arbitrators were being sued by one of the parties did not justify moving the arbitration hearings outside the country.

04 February 2020

Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC)

27 January 2020

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