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KPMG Taiwan

61F, TAIPEI 101 TOWER, NO.7, SEC. 5, XINYI RD, TAIPEI CITY 11049, TAIWAN
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Work +886 2 2728 9696
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Fax +886 2 2728 9699
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Web:
www.kpmg.com.tw/law
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The firm

KPMG’s Global Legal Services Network provides access to more than 1500 lawyers in over 74 countries. All its lawyers adhere to the same high standards.

In Taiwan, 安侯法律事務所 (KPMG Law) as assembled a unique team of highly qualified professionals in our key service areas. Currently our legal professional team is led by our partners, Jerry Cho (as managing partner), Alan Jih, Sonia Sun and Lawrence Ong. Our firm has forged solid and close strategic alliances with the established and reputable accounting, tax and finance teams of KPMG Taiwan.  Going forward, KPMG Law Firm will collaborate with all of KPMG Taiwan’s professional teams jointly led by the Chairman - Mr. Winston Yu, the Board, and the Executive Committee of KPMG Taiwan, towards the common goal of fully supporting clients to compete in today’s fast-changing global marketplace with our “value-added” and “one-stop shop” professional solutions combining legal, accounting, finance and tax advisory services.

Areas of practice

  • Cooperating with and supporting the accounting, tax and finance teams of KPMG in Taiwan in providing integrated professional services.
  • M&A Practice, including domestic and cross-border transactions such as merger, share swaps, equity investment, asset transfers, joint venture, group restructuring, PE/VC formation and investments/exits, etc.
  • General Corporate and Commercial Practice, including company law matters, securities law compliance, labour law compliance, fair trade law compliance, contract drafting and negotiation, etc.
  • Capital Market Practice, including Taiwan and U.S. securities law advice and a full range of securities offering transactions, such as Taiwan IPOs and TDRs by foreign issuers, overseas offerings of GDRs and ECBs, Formosa bonds, etc.
  • Banking and Finance Practice, including corporate financing, syndicated loans, project financing, ship/aircraft leasing and financing, derivatives transactions, regulatory compliance advisory, license application and international syndication, etc.
  • Private Wealth Practice, including full range of legal counselling for families and individuals on estate and succession plan matters.
  • Tax Law Practice, including to support the tax team of KPMG in Taiwan on every legal aspect of tax matters.
  • Intellectual Property Practice, including copyright, patent & trade secret licensing / counselling/litigation, patent prosecution, fair trade & unfair competition/anti-trust laws, information technology law & internet related laws, electronic commerce related laws, etc.
  • Dispute Resolution Practice, including commercial litigation and arbitration, coordination for cross-border litigation and commercial dispute resolution, governmental dispute proceedings, white-collar crimes, corporate fraud investigation, litigation support advice on US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, etc.
  • Other practice areas such as cross-border antitrust law, government procurement and public construction projects (including BOT), real estate investment, regulatory advice on foreign and PRC investments into Taiwan, etc.
  • At this address: approx. 40
  • in this country: approx. 40
  • worldwide: More than 1,500 lawyers in over 68 countries
  • Languages
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese
  • Member
  • KPMG Global Legal Services Network

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