Vietnam’s New Law on the Right of Parties to Choose Applicable Law in Civil Relations Involving Foreign Elements

  •  Tran Thu Phuong    


In private international law, the right of the parties to choose law applicable has been acknowledged in most legal systems. However, the scope of this right of agreement varies according to the statutory regulations of each country. This paper clarifies the scope of right to agreement on applicable law of the parties, as well as the mechanism for controlling the application of law as agreed upon by the parties in private international law of Vietnam. This article also makes comparison with the law of some countries in the world in order to point out the differences between them and to make comments, assessments of the current statutory regulations of Vietnam on such issues.

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