Practice Areas

Litigation

Traditional litigations has always been the core service of our firm, we are well experienced in determining direction of a case, devising litigation strategies as well as actual involvement in litigation before court.

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Cross-Border Litigation Assistance

Our senior consultant is a U.S. licensed attorney with extensive experiences in cross-border litigations, and is able us to help our clients devise litigation strategies as well as initiate or answer cross-border lawsuits.

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Arbitration and Mediation

Our leading arbitration and mediation experts help clients quickly solve disputes. We keep close working relationships with Taiwanese and foreign arbitration associations, allowing us to be well-positioned to assist our clients in international arbitration and mediation.

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Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Arbitration Awards

We are familiar with the enforcement procedures foreign judgments and arbitral awards of under Taiwanese law which enables us to substantiate our clients’ successes in foreign legal proceedings.

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Employment Relations

We have an impressive depth of experience in employment relations. In addition to general labor dispute resolution and litigation, we have abundant experience in dealing with employment issues arising from and post-M&A, staff hiring, foreign employee work permit and residency applications, work rules drafting and review, lay-off and so on.

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Domestic Relations and Inheritance Planning

Our team of experienced domestic relations specialists advises on marriage, parent-child relations, and inheritance matters. We also provide customized services on a full range of inheritance planning, including structuring, taxation, will drafting and trust creation.

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Capital Markets

We offer a comprehensive suite of capital market services. We advise on issuance of ADR, GDR, corporate bonds, financial and real estate securitization products, as well as a wide array of innovative financial products.

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Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Our dedicated team excels in M&A of various industries. Our capabilities include advising on share exchange, share swap, tender offer, asset transfer, business transfer, split, and share purchase for listed and GreTai companies and general private companies. We also counsel on taxation, labor, and anti-trust issues arising from M&A deals.

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Securities Law

We specialize in securities transactions and the securities industry, including Taiwan securities regulations covering a variety of issues including Taiwan Stock Exchange, GreTai Securities, underwriters, brokers, traders, insider trading and stock finance/leverage.

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Outbound Investment

We have established strong relationships with regional local firms in the Greater China, ASEAN, Mercosur, European Union regions and in South Africa in order to provide seamless legal services for cross-border investments involving those areas. Clients come to us for advice on a complete range of company incorporation and registration, foreign direct investment practice, commercial dispute.

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Inbound Investment

We provide one-stop legal services for inbound investment and advice on all aspects of related issues, including foreign exchange control, branch, subsidiary/representative office establishment, permit and license application, corporate compliance, taxation, share agreements, human resource, commercial disputes and start-up investments.

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Asset Management and Offshore Fund Formation

We help asset managers on all aspects of investment fund services under Taiwanese law, including fund formation, registration, business structuring, marketing and selling restriction, documentation and closings.

We have peerless capabilities in offshore hedge fund and private equity fund formation (such as in the forms of exempted company or exempted limited partnership in the Cayman Islands). Our expertise extends to a wide range of offshore fund investment services, including formation, on-going operation, compliance, and investment execution.

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Banking and Finance

We handle loan and security documents for domestic and foreign financial institutions in addition to assisting in analyzing the legal effects of credit documents under Taiwanese law. We have proficient experience in devising various financing structures in order to facilitate our clients’ financing.

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Personal Data Protection

We have a wealth of experience in advising on personal data protection systems for companies and government authorities. We are able to wield our client’s particular needs into workable commercial data protection solutions.

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Healthcare

We have a proven and successful track record of handling medical lawsuits. We regularly act for clients in medical disputes, health insurance disputes, compliance with food and dietary supplements regulations, and on examination and registration of pharmaceutical, medical and cosmetic products.

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Anti-trust and Consumer Protection

We assist our clients with the application and review of monopoly, merger, concerted action, and unfair competition under the Competition Law, Competition law compliance, and negotiation with the Fair Trade Commission of Taiwan. We support our clients in conducting internal legal training on the FAT and review related contracts. We also counsel on compliance and dispute resolution for consumer protection matters.

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Insolvency and Restructuring

We advise companies and creditors on issues such as minimizing risks and achieving the optimum results in a financing or restructuring situation. We translate complex problems into practical solutions for clients facing a critical financial situation.

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Legislation and Lobbying

We regularly communicate with administrative and legislative agencies. Equipped with our superior experience in working with multinational enterprises, we are able to effectively converse with government authorities on behalf of our clients as well as assist in researching on legislation and lobbying legislatures.

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Patent prosecution and maintenance

We provide patent prosecution and maintenance services in Taiwan, US, China, Europe, Japan, South Korean and multiple countries. Our services include patent search, legal opinions concerning patent invalidity and non-infringement, preparing patent application, office action analysis and preparing a response thereof, patent grant and post-grant maintenance, reexamination, appeal and patent litigation.

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Trademark prosecution and maintenance

We help our client obtain and maintain trademark registration, we focus on all aspects of domestic and international trademark work, including trademark search and application; trademark opposition, invalidation and revocation; trademark assignment/ licensing registration; administrative appeal, and trademark litigation.

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Domestic and international copyright registration and maintenance

Domestic and international copyright registration and maintenance, and copyright litigation.

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Patent, trademark, contract and legal case management system

Our software development team specializes in database design, website construction and .net program design; we are familiar with SQL, PHP, ASP.net, VB, C# languages. In addition to building and maintaining patent, trademark, contract, legal case management system, we are able to provide the in-house counsel of large corporations a management system customized to meet their needs, including patent, trademark, contract, and legal case management systems to help them monitor their cases, thus increasing the overall efficiency of their in-house department.

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