The Legal 500 is delighted to formally announce the second edition of GC Summit Taiwan, taking place on 3rd September 2024 in Taipei.
In association with our partners for this event, the event will include a series of sessions covering a variety of cutting edge and up to date topics for discussion, such as:
- Creating an ESG Roadmap: Reporting & disclosure obligations – How ready is your company?
- Managing cross-border disputes
- Opportunity in complexity and volatility – getting deals done in Taiwan
- Beyond the General Counsel role: charting a purposeful career path
- The impact of artificial intelligence on the legal world
- Building an effective governance programme
- Digitization and Data: from compliance to capitalization
- Managing internal investigations
- Navigating an ever-changing employment landscape
Drawing on the vast experience of our highly accomplished speakers, this event will provide practical, hands-on advice to all in-house counsel.
It is a must-attend event for any in-house lawyers in Taiwan looking to reach the next level of their professional development.
Hung Ou Yang, managing partner, Brain Trust International Law Firm
Hung Ou Yang specializes in transnational legal disputes, corporate law, business and white collar crime, business transaction, antitrust, and arbitration. Hung Ou Yang has successfully resolved many high-profile civil, criminal, and transnational disputes, including a complaint concerning pesticide-contaminated land leased by RT-Mart, anti-dumping investigation in connection with CSC’s carbon steel plate against Hyundai Steel company, and transnational property litigation concerning an internationally-renowned scholar.
Hung Ou Yang also has a wealth of experience in domestic and overseas litigation and negotiations. He is is currently a recommended Taiwan lawyer by The Legal 500 and other international organizations. In 2023, Asia Business Law Journal identifies Hung Ou Yang as the top 100 lawyers (The A List) in Taiwan’s legal profession.
Kunchou Tsai, leading partner, Enlighten Law Group
Mr. Kunchou Tsai, Esq. has been licensed in Taiwan and mainland China, and engaged in legal career for decades. He specializes in FinTech, financial regulations, corporate finance, securities laws, international investment and arbitration. He received his law degrees from the top tier law schools of University College London and UC Berkeley. In recent years, Mr. Tsai focuses on the resolution of financial investment disputes, such as TRF and complicated high-risk derivative products. He also assisted the Taiwan Bar Association and Chinese Arbitration Association in the design of relevant arbitration mechanism. Mr. Tsai was appointed as an arbitrator of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) since 2017, among the elite legal professionals, for his financial expertise. He has detailed knowledge of FinTech and Blockchain. He actively participates in the Fintech ecosystem and often consults the cross-strait investment and financial affairs
Joe Boswell, global editor, The Powerlist Series, The Legal 500
Joe Boswell has been a part of The Legal 500’s editorial team, specialising on the in-house legal community, for more than seven years. He now heads The Powerlist team, acting as chief editor for the over 40 separate editions of the GC Powerlist series which serve as The Legal 500’s flagship title celebrating the world’s top in-house counsel, as well as Global Editor for The Legal 500’s Private Practice Powerlist Series.
During the course of researching for the GC Powerlist series, Boswell has interviewed a vast number of world-renowned general counsel, chief legal officers, and legal directors about overcoming the challenges they face, their legal innovations, and how they see the general counsel role progressing in coming years. As well as this, he is a regular speaker at Legal 500 summits, roundtables, award ceremonies and other events, and often writes in-depth reports on business and legal issues.
Boswell is an alumnus of both the University of Sussex in The United Kingdom and the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in The Netherlands.
Winston Y. Chan, partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Winston Y. Chan is a litigation partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s San Francisco office, and serves as Co-Chair of the White Collar Defense and Investigations practice group, and the False Claims Act/Qui Tam Defense practice group.
Mr. Chan is a trial lawyer, and has particular experience leading matters involving government enforcement defense, internal investigations and compliance counseling, and regularly represents clients before and in litigation against federal, state and local agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission and State Attorneys General.
From 2003 to 2011, Mr. Chan served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, where he investigated a wide range of matters and served in numerous supervisory roles. Mr. Chan earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School and speaks conversational Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese.
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Brain Trust International Law Firm was founded in 2014 by Hung (Mark) Ou Yang who holds a Juris Doctor from Washington University in St. Louis Law School and is licensed to practise in Taiwan and New York. Mark is highly regarded in the global legal community for his work in commercial, contracts and white-collar dispute resolution.
Brain Trust, a multidisciplinary team which consists of eight lawyers in varying practice areas, provides clients with tailor-made legal services. The firm has always been dedicated in every respect to the pursuit of justice and ultimate victory in every case and for every client it has worked with. The equality and justice of the judicial system stand both as the foundations upon which this firm is built, and also as the ideals that drive this firm to work tirelessly year after year to put these ideals into practice in its unending efforts to achieve equality and justice for every one of its clients.
Enlighten Law Group, established by Mr Kunchou Tsai, Esq, aims at cross-border and cutting edge legal and financial issues. We are experts in finance, banking, M&A, capital markets, arbitration and transnational matters. We strive to function as the interface between legal, finance and technology, with our official logo representing the element of Blockchain, and we are recognised by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific as one of the top tier Fintech law firms.
A seasoned and quality law firm: Our partners and counsel have long-standing legal and lawyer experience and are highly recognized by this industry and clients in their respective fields. We look forward to providing efficient and quality services in an innovative manner, especially in emerging and interdisciplinary areas, such as Fintech, Economic Crime or Forensic Accounting. Our goal is to bring a brand new wave to Taiwan’s legal services market and provide appropriate, efficient, and high quality services for customers with various needs.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is a leading international law firm. Consistently ranking among the world’s top law firms in industry surveys and major publications, Gibson Dunn is distinctively positioned in today’s global marketplace with more than 1,800 lawyers and 20 offices, including Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, and Washington, D.C. For more information on Gibson Dunn, please visit our website.