Dao Hong Diu

Senior Associate
Hanoi Office

  • Vietnamese
  • English

Diu joined Russin & Vecchi in 2008 upon graduation from law school.

Her core areas of practice are corporate and foreign investment.

She specializes in foreign-based, long-term employee incentive plans sometimes called employee stock ownership plans (“ESOPs”), offered to employees in Vietnam.

She has an interest in the regulation of anti-money laundering as it impacts corporate compliance responsibility in both the financial and non-financial sectors.

Selected Publications

  • Depositions In Vietnam Of Witness In US Litigation, 2023
  • The Need To Register An Employee Stock Ownership Plan In Vietnam, 2023
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans For Multinationals In Vietnam, 2022
  • Employees Stock Ownership Plans for Public Vietnamese Companies, 2022
  • Anti-Money Laundering In Vietnam, 2022
  • IBA Anti-Money-laundering Forum – Vietnam
  • Lawyer’s Responsibilities Under Vietnam’s Anti-Money Laundering laws

Practice Areas

  • Foreign investment
  • ESOPs - Employee Share Ownership Plans
  • Corporate
  • Anti-money laundering


  • Hanoi Law University (LLB, 2008)
  • University of Law (Practice Diploma in International Commercial Law)

Bar Admission

  • Hanoi

Significant Cases

Author’s Insights

Depositions in Vietnam Of Witness In US Litigation

August 16th, 2023

Can a party to a civil proceeding in the United States depose a willing witness in Vietnam without the need for approval or even to inform the Vietnamese government? If so, may the U.S Consulate facilitate the process by, for example, administering an oath to the deponant? This memo comments on the deposition of a […]

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