Minh Tri Quach


On 08 June 2020, Vietnam’s National Assembly passed a resolution ratifying the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) (“Resolution”) and the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). Passage of the Resolution marks Vietnam’s completion of its legal procedure to ratify the EVIPA, however, the EVIPA requires further ratification by all EU member states before it can enter into force. The EVIPA includes investment protection prohibiting discriminatory treatment and expropriation without compensation. The EVIPA…