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Taiwan

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law handles a range of finance transactions, including loans, project equity, trusts and financing, for various lenders, corporations and sponsors. The team also assists clients with regulatory matters concerning the formation of new banks, advises foreign banks on establishing operations in Taiwan and prepares applications for the establishment of offshore financial centres. Other work includes planning, drafting and implementing contracts relating to emerging financial services. Delphine Chen and Chun-Yih Cheng are the key practitioners.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law handles the gamut of M&A work for domestic and international clients, with particular experience advising Japanese clients on their investments in Taiwan. The team is adept at handling due diligence and corporate governance matters pertaining to local laws. Delphine Chen and Chun-Yih Cheng are the key contacts.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

In addition to conventional disputes and arbitration work, Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law’s practice has niche expertise in environmental disputes. The team represents clients in civil and criminal litigation, has notable arbitration expertise and is experienced in white-collar criminal defence, particularly in cases with a cross-Strait or international component. Georgia Chang and Sam-Rong Hwang are the key contacts.

Leading individuals

John Chen - Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law’s strong maritime insurance offering is handled by Delphine Chen. The firm advises clients on collision and cargo claims, and any resultant litigation or arbitration proceedings.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Intellectual property (prosecution) - ranked: tier 2

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law’s technology law practice handles contentious and non-contentious IP rights work for a range of hi-tech and biotech clients, with particular expertise in green technologies. The firm also handles a large volume of multi-jurisdictional patent and trade mark prosecutions, and provides services relating to counterfeiting searches, raids and injunctions in criminal proceedings. Practice head Yulan Kuo is an experienced patent litigator and Frank Shao-Fan Lu has a strong track record in trade mark litigation.

Leading individuals

Yulan Kuo - Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law’s team often represents clients in employment dispute arbitrations, utilising the firm’s overarching litigation expertise. Chun-Yih Cheng is the main contact.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law often handles infrastructure disputes. Frank Shao-Fan Lu and Georgia Chang are the firm’s key litigators, with experience in disputes arising from BOT arrangements and other project structures.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law’s litigation team routinely handles contentious issues concerning construction projects and real estate transactions. Georgia Chang and Ya-Fen Lin are key contacts for arbitration cases with a construction focus.

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

At Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law, Delphine Chen handles a variety of wet and dry work, including collision cases, maritime casualty investigations and cargo damage disputes. The team also advise on a range of freight, demurrage and defence matters, such as ship building and charter-party disputes. On the transactional front, it is experienced in vessel sale and purchase, and ship financing. Clients include ship-owners and operators, and hull and machinery underwriters.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law handles a variety of corporate, M&A, litigation work for a number of domestic and international clients in the TMT industry. Yulan Kuo is the main practitioner.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law’s litigation practice works closely with its taxation team to provide a particularly strong tax litigation service. The firm represents clients in all stages of administrative relief proceedings pertaining to taxation disputes. The group also has experience in drafting applications for privileged concessions, as well as handling transactional matters involving foreign investment and M&A. Well-rounded litigator Feng-Jou Liou is the key practitioner.

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