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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm's team, which includes Jackie Lin and Janice Lin, has experience drafting and negotiating loan and security agreements for domestic and foreign banks, as well as a variety of financial institutions. In the contentious sphere, it handles the collection of debts and bankruptcy proceedings for banking clients. Building on the group's particular expertise in project work, it is also recommended for project finance mandates, for which Lillian Chu is the key contact. Yvonne Liu has expertise in the e-commerce space.

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 中有Jackie Lin 和Janice Lin两员大将。该公司专门为国内外银行和各种金融机构拟定和协商贷款和证券协议。 在诉讼案件方面,该公司为银行客户收取欠款并处理破产程序。 该公司凭借在项目工作方面的专业技术,帮助客户完成项目融资; Lillian Chu是这方面的主要联系人。Yvonne Liu 擅长电子商务。

Leading individuals

Jackie Lin - Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm主要从事证券发行和交易相关事务,且精通证券公司监管。 该公司还帮助国外客户首次公开招股和在台湾证券交易市场上市。 经台湾和纽约认证的Jackie Lin和经验丰富的Janice Lin均是该公司的骨干;Yvonne Liu、 Randy Tsai 和 Lynn Lin 负责资本市场业务。 该公司担任高盛亚洲、摩根士丹利国际 和瑞信证券美国的台湾顾问。这些公司是Sea Limited的8.84亿美元美国存托股票首次招股的联合承销商;Sea Limited旨在在纽约证券交易所上市。该律师事务所还作为中国国际金融股份有限公司在当地的顾问;中国国际金融股份有限公司是富士康工业互联网股份有限公司在中国A股市场的主要承销商。

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm's team predominantly handles matters related to the issuance and trading of securities, and has a particular strength in the regulation of securities firms. The group also advises foreign clients on IPOs and listings on the Taiwan securities exchange. Dual Taiwan and New York-licensed Jackie Lin and the experienced Janice Lin are the key names, while Yvonne Liu, Randy Tsai and Lynn Lin regularly handle capital markets work. The group acted as Taiwan counsel for Goldman Sachs (Asia), Morgan Stanley & Co. International and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) as the joint underwriters of the initial offering of $884m American depository shares by Sea Limited, for listing on the NYSE. It also acted as local counsel to China International Capital Corporation as the lead underwriter on Foxconn Industrial Internet's IPO on the China A-shares market.

Leading individuals

Jackie Lin - Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Janice Lin - Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm的服务对象为各大国内外企业、股权基金和机构投资者。Jennifer Lin 和 Yvonne Liu 曾帮助中国电商巨头淘宝成功驳回处罚该公司的决定,赢得台湾监管部门的投资批准。James Cheng 协助 Ennoconn International Investment收购半导体供应商帆宣系统科技股份有限公司约47.2%的股权。 公司的两位负责人 Jackie Lin 和Janice Lin曾帮助 HTC向谷歌以11亿美元价格出售部分台湾资产并转让研发人才的全部事宜。 Randy Tsai是该公司的另一位杰出人才。

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm's client list includes a number of major domestic and international corporates, equity funds and institutional investors. Jennifer Lin and Yvonne Liu assisted PRC e-commerce giant Taobao with obtaining investment approval from the Taiwanese authorities, following a successful administrative appeal against a decision to sanction the company. James Cheng handled Ennoconn International Investment's acquisition of an approximately 47.2% stake in semiconductor supplier, Marketech International. Practice co-heads Jackie Lin and Janice Lin advised HTC on all aspects of the $1.1bn sale of certain Taiwanese assets and the transfer of R&D staff to Google. Randy Tsai is another name to note.

Leading individuals

Jackie Lin - Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 团队中包括前检察官Edgar Chen 、 Judie Sun以及前法官和白领刑事案件专家Josh Fan。 该团队善于处理复杂商业纠纷和重大刑事辩护,并在对政府机构决定行政申诉方面颇有经验。 公司成功案例包括,Lillian Chu代表李长荣化学工业就2014年天然气爆炸事件,赢得对高雄市政府和台北中油的民事、刑事和行政诉讼,并为该客户的工作人员进行刑事辩护。Jennifer Lin 也是该团队的优秀律师。

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm's team includes former prosecutors Edgar Chen and Judie Sun, as well as former judge and specialist in white-collar criminal cases, Josh Fan. The group is noted for complex commercial disputes and high-profile criminal defence cases and is also experienced in administrative challenges to government agency decisions. Historic highlights for the team include Lillian Chu's representation of LCY Chemical Corporation in multiple civil, criminal and administrative proceedings against the Kaohsiung City Government and CPC in relation to a gas explosion in 2014 - also defending the officers of the client in various criminal proceedings against them. Jennifer Lin is another practitioner of note.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm has experience handling a broad range of insurance matters, including the establishment of local operations for foreign companies. The group also advises on insurance company structuring, assists with the development of innovative policy structures and handles claims litigation and reinsurance. James Cheng and Matt Liu are recommended.

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 为在台运营的公司提供全面劳工服务,包括当地规定和合约的合规。 该团队还擅长于解决劳工纠纷,包括遣散费、养老金、福利基金、员工赔偿、员工福利、职业危险和保险金索赔事务。 典型案例包括 Jackie Lin、 Matt Liu 和 Janice Lin 全权负责HTC调动2000名研发人员到谷歌;该工作牵涉复杂的知识产权问题。Randy Tsai经常担任人事部的外部顾问,擅长处理职场纠纷。Sophia Hsieh 在劳工合同方面经验丰富。

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Intellectual property: prosecution - ranked: tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 专门处理商标、版权和专利事宜,并在商业机密方面经验日增。 该团队常代理国内外客户,提供防伪策略和侵权辩护服务。Jeanne Wang成功协助Micron Technology调查盗用商业机密案,该案由半导体生产商United Microelectronic Corporation和前员工提起诉讼;目前案件还在进行中。 Wang和Vincent Lin代理 长春石油化学公司就Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co.专利事件,成功提出无效宣告请求。Joyce Ho 代表西方电子科技反对  myBookwith 设备商标注册,并提出其商标与客户现用商标雷同的有力指控。Jennifer Lin 是该团队的另一名金牌律师。

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm handles trade mark, copyright and patents matters, and has an increasingly active trade secrets practice. The group regularly acts for domestic and foreign clients on anti-counterfeiting strategies and in the defence of infringement allegations. Jeanne Wang successfully assisted Micron Technology with an investigation into trade secrets misappropriation, which led to the indictment of former employees and semiconductor manufacturer, United Microelectronic Corporation; the criminal case is still ongoing. Wang, together with Vincent Lin, acted for Chang Chun Petrochemical Corporation in the successful filing of an invalidation action against Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co. regarding a patent. Joyce Ho represented Western Digital Technologies in its trade mark opposition against the registration of the myBookwith device mark, successfully arguing that it bore a similarity to an existing trade mark. Jennifer Lin is another key practitioner.

Leading individuals

Jennifer Lin - Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Vincent Lin - Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 为在台运营的公司提供全面劳工服务,包括当地规定和合约的合规。 该团队还擅长于解决劳工纠纷,包括遣散费、养老金、福利基金、员工赔偿、员工福利、职业危险和保险金索赔事务。 典型案例包括 Jackie Lin、 Matt Liu 和 Janice Lin 全权负责HTC调动2000名研发人员到谷歌;该工作牵涉复杂的知识产权问题。Randy Tsai经常担任人事部的外部顾问,擅长处理职场纠纷。Sophia Hsieh 在劳工合同方面经验丰富。

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm provides full employment services to corporates operating in Taiwan, including compliance with local regulations and contracts. The group also has significant experience in employment disputes involving severance pay, pensions, welfare funds, workers' compensation, employee benefits occupational hazards and insurance claims. In one exemplary matter, Jackie Lin, Matt Liu and Janice Lin assisted HTC with all aspects of the transfer of 2000 R&D employees to Google; a matter that involved complex IP issues. Randy Tsai is often called upon as external counsel to HR departments and also has experience handling workplace disputes. Sophia Hsieh has particular expertise in employment contracts.

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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 2

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm has a strong track record in advising contractors involved in major energy and infrastructure projects in Taiwan, having historically assisted Dong Energy with the purchase of an equity stake in the Formosa 1 wind farm project. It is also noted for advising government agencies and corporate entities on procurement issues. Janice Lin and Lillian Chu are the contacts to note.

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 专为台湾重大能源和基础设施项目承包商提供服务,经验丰富;其中包括帮助Dong Energy购买风场Formosa 1项目的股权。 该公司还擅于政府机构和公司实体的采购事务。Janice Lin 和 Lillian Chu 是该公司的精英。

Leading individuals

Janice Lin - Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 借助 Abraham Cheng在建筑和房地产业务的广泛经验,为各大国内外公司提供各种一般咨询和交易服务。Edgar Chen 和 Lillian Chu 擅长诉讼案件,业务范围包括商业诉讼和对当地政府机构的建筑相关的行政诉讼。Janice Lin 精通基础设施和能源建设项目。

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm is able to draw upon Abraham Cheng's vast experience in construction and real estate matters to assist a mix of international and domestic companies with a variety of general advisory and transactional services. Edgar Chen and Lillian Chu are noted for their contentious work, with experience in commercial litigation and construction-related administrative proceedings against local government agencies. Janice Lin is recommended for infrastructure and energy construction projects.

Leading individuals

Lillian Chu - Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 2

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm's team advises on ship sales, financing, charterparty issues, cargo claims, ship arrests, freight forwarding, salvage and collision matters. The firm also has a strong track record in marine and personal injury insurance. Insurance specialists James Cheng and Matt Liu are the key names.

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 的  团队提供船舶销售、融资、租船合同、货物索赔、船舶扣押、货运代理、打捞和碰撞服务。 该公司还擅长海事和个人伤害险业务。 保险专家 James Cheng 和 Matt Liu 是该公司的金牌律师。

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 擅长新数字媒体业务,为各大国内外企业提供在台运营的全面服务。 业务范围包括有线、微型和直接广播法、手机和信息技术服务、许可和竞标。 该团队的主管Jennifer Lin精通知识产权和许可业务。Yvonne Liu 目前帮助支付宝的支付服务数据保护,并协助阿里巴巴和淘宝在台运营的数据保护。 Jeanne Wang、 Joyce Ho 和 Eugenia Chuang也是该团队的灵魂人物。

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm has a strong TMT offering, advising a range of major local and foreign corporates on the spectrum of services relating to their operations in Taiwan. Particular areas of expertise include cable, satellite and direct broadcasting laws, mobile phone and information technology services, licences and bids. The group is led by Jennifer Lin, who specialises in IP and licensing issues. Yvonne Liu is advising Alipay on data protection concerning its payment services and is also assisting Alibaba and Taobao on data protection issues relating to their operations in Taiwan. Also recommended are Jeanne Wang, Joyce Ho and Eugenia Chuang.

Leading individuals

Yvonne Liu - Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm advises a mixture of domestic and foreign corporates and individuals on all aspects of tax law, including tax audits, appeals to the authorities and litigation. The group also has experience in cross-border tax structuring and disputes. Wellington Liu, who is dual-qualified as a CPA in Taiwan and Texas, leads the department and regularly represents clients before Taiwan administrative courts.

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm - Mandarin translation: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 为国内外公司和个人提供税务法相关的所有事宜,包括税务审计、向监管机构上诉和诉讼等事务。 该团队还精通跨境税务结构和纠纷。 Wellington Liu是台湾和德克萨斯认证注册会计师,负责部门管理,经常在台湾行政法庭代表客户。

Leading individuals

Wellington Liu - Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

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