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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law advises banks, corporations and sponsors on the range of banking and finance issues, including the formation of new banks, the establishment of operations in Taiwan by foreign banks and the establishment of offshore financial centres. On the transactional side, the group has expertise in loans, project equity and financing. Ya-Fen Lin, Delphine Chen and Chun-Yih Cheng are the names to note.

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law 为银行、公司和赞助商提供银行和金融服务,包括新建银行、国外银行在台湾建立运营机构和离岸金融中心的设立。 该公司在交易方面擅长贷款、项目股权和融资。Ya-Fen Lin、Delphine Chen和Chun-Yih Cheng也是该公司的优秀人才。

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law擅长协助国内公司进行境外投资,而且能够帮助国外投资和在台业务。 该公司与劳工和竞争等其他部门密切合作,为客户提供全面服务。Chun-Yih Cheng 曾帮助一家美国著名的银行全面评估台湾投资者通知,并协助一家多国汽车供应商处理台湾方面的重组和减资。Georgia Chang 曾帮助一家台湾食品生产商审议合资企业协议。 Sam-Rong Hwang 和 Delphine Chen也是该公司的骨干。

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law is most noted for assisting domestic companies with overseas investments, but it is also well equipped to advise on foreign inbound investments and operations in Taiwan. The corporate team works closely with other departments, such as employment and competition, to provide clients with a full service. Chun-Yih Cheng assisted a major US bank with a wide-scale review of notices to Taiwanese investors and, in a separate matter, assisted a multinational automotive supplier with the Taiwanese aspects of a restructuring and capital reduction. Georgia Chang advised a Taiwanese food producer on the review of a joint venture agreement. Also recommended are Sam-Rong Hwang and Delphine Chen.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law 纠纷解决团队擅长处理民事纠纷和仲裁。 该团队的服务范围包括消费者纠纷、公司诉讼、证券交易诉讼、劳工纠纷、知识产权和商业机密纠纷和不公平竞争。

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law has a niche in disputes involving environmental law and cases with a cross-Strait element, as well as an active practice concerning more general civil and criminal litigation in Taiwan. Georgia Chang, Sam-Rong Hwang and experienced arbitrator Ya-Fen Lin are the names to note.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law stands out for its maritime insurance practice, which advises hull and machinery underwriters as well as protection and indemnity clubs. The group has a niche in litigation and mediation with respect to collision claims, indemnification for physical damages to port facilities and loss of profits claims. Delphine Chen is the name to note.

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law 擅长海事保险,为船体和机械承保人以及船东互保协会提供法律援助。 该团队专门处理碰撞索赔、码头设施损坏索赔和利润损失索赔诉讼和调解。Delphine Chen 是该团队的金牌律师。

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Intellectual property: prosecution - ranked: tier 2

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys 的科技法律师团队专门为高科技和生物科技公司处理各种知识产权案件,尤其擅长绿色科技领域。 专利和商标诉讼,包括跨境诉讼也是该团队的强项。成功案例包括帮助一家全球自行车生产商解决本土商标纠纷,并为一家软件和网上服务供应商处理专利诉讼。 该团队还帮助一家德国半导体生产商和服务供应商处理客户在中、日、台的竞争对手专利侵权案件。  Yulan Kuo 、Frank Shao-Fan Lu 和 Wenyueh Chung都是该团队的佼佼者。

The technology law team at Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law handles a variety of IP work for hi-tech and biotech clients, with particular expertise in green technologies. The group is also experienced in patent and trade mark prosecutions, including cases with a cross-border aspect. Highlights for the group included advising a global bicycle manufacturer on local trade mark disputes, and handling patent prosecution for a software and online service provider. The group also advised a German semiconductor manufacturer and service provider on patent infringement issues regarding the client's competitors in Japan, Taiwan and China. Yulan Kuo is noted alongside Frank Shao-Fan Lu and Wenyueh Chung.

Leading individuals

Yulan Kuo - Formosa Transnational Attorneys

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law's group is led by Chun-Yih Cheng and often handles employment disputes.

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law主管为Chun-Yih Cheng,专门处理劳工纠纷。

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Legal market overview

The legal market remains stable, with Jones Day and Baker McKenzie still strong among the international firms and Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-LawTsar & Tsai Law FirmFormosan Brothers Attorneys at Law and Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law leading local firms. Firms such as LCS & PartnersChien Yeh Law Offices and Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law are key names for mid-market clients.

法律市场目前保持稳定。 Jones Day 和 Baker McKenzie 在国际法律公司中仍保持强劲态势;Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-LawTsar & Tsai Law FirmFormosan Brothers Attorneys at Law 以及Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law 仍然是行业翘楚。 LCS & PartnersChien Yeh Law Offices 和 Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 等是中端市场客户的宠儿。

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law 精通环境法,擅长能源和基础设施纠纷, 还处理建设-经营-转让项目的合同纠纷。 经验丰富的Frank Shao-Fan Lu 和 Georgia Chang 律师是该团队的精英。

The team at Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law is particularly noted for its environmental law expertise, which it often draws upon in energy and infrastructure disputes. It also handles contractual disputes arising out of BOT arrangements. Experienced litigators Frank Shao-Fan Lu and Georgia Chang are the contacts of note.

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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 is particularly noted for its contentious construction and real estate services, which includes handling litigation, mediation and arbitration arising between contractors, developers, buyers and sellers. Georgia Chang and Ya-Fen Lin are the names to note.

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law 以擅长建筑诉讼和房地产服务而闻名,业务范围包括处理承包商、开发商、买方和卖方之间的诉讼、调解和仲裁。Georgia Chang 和 Ya-Fen Lin 是该公司的金牌律师。

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law 精通海洋法,提供各种海运服务。 该团队利用公司更广的环境业务,为船东和船东保赔协会提供残骸清理和海洋污染控制法的实施服务。 并协助各大客户进行船只销售和船舶融资。 在湿货船运方面,该团队为船东、船只和机械承销商和船东保赔协会提供海事诉讼、伤亡调查和船只扣押服务。 该团队还精通干货船运,在货物索赔方面经验丰富。 主管Delphine Chen 是团队核心人物。

Maritime law is a core competency at Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law, which has a wide range of shipping-related services. The group draws on the firm's wider environmental practice to advise shipowners and P&I clubs on wreckage removal and the application of the Marine Pollution Control Act. It also assists a range of clients with the sale and purchase of vessels and ship financing. In terms of wet shipping work, the group acts for shipowners, hull and machinery underwriters and P&I clubs in maritime litigation, casualty investigations and the arrest of ships. The team also has a strong dry shipping practice, with expertise in cargo claims. Practice head Delphine Chen is the key name.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law 的科技法部门为国内外公司提供公司和商业服务。 该团队联合训练有素的知识产权部门在生物科技领域独占鳌头。客户包括Academia Sinica、产业科技研究员和其他机构。Yulan Kuo 是团队的核心人物。

The technology law department at Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law handles corporate and commercial matters for domestic and international corporates. The group, which draws on the firm's strong IP department, also has a niche in biotechnology, with clients including Academia Sinica, Industrial Technology Research Institute and other institutions. Yulan Kuo is the name to note.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law provides broad support for corporates and individuals seeking advice on tax efficient structuring in Taiwan. The group also has experience in foreign investment into Taiwan and M&A matters for international corporates. On the contentious front, the team has significant experience in administrative relief proceedings. Feng-Jou Liou is recommended.

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law - Mandarin translation: Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law  为公司和个人提供在台税务有效重组的专业意见。 该团队在台湾的国外投资和国际公司并购方面经验丰富。 在诉讼方面,该团队擅长行政救济诉讼。Feng-Jou Liou 是该团队的金牌律师。

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