Firm Profile > Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law > Taipei, Taiwan
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law Offices
16F-6., No. 376, Sec. 4
Ren-ai Rd., Da-an Dist.
Taipei City 10693
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Data protection Tier 1
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law assists clients with GDPR compliance and reviews data protection procedures for multinational companies. Yvonne Lin has extensive experience in the pharmaceuticals sector, particularly with data protection in the context of clinical trials, and the team more broadly has experience of data protection in the technology sector.
Antitrust and competition Tier 2
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law handles merger approval applications, administrative litigation, and investigations by the Taiwan Free Trade Commission. The team also advises companies on consumer rights, consumer protection and customer complaints, and has particular expertise in mandates involving the semiconductor sector. A key figure in the team is Chiu-Hua Chen, who is experienced in competition law and has an active public procurement practice.
Dispute resolution Tier 2
The dispute resolution team at Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law handles a wide variety of civil, criminal, commercial and administrative litigation, and is particularly strong in white-collar criminal defence. The team includes arbitrators registered with the Chinese Arbitration Association, and also has expertise in mediation. Key contacts include Lipu Lee, who is experienced in arbitration involving international corporates, and Chiu-Hua Chen, who focuses on construction and real estate disputes and is a leading adviser for Japanese clients.
Labour and employment Tier 2
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law has a varied employment practice covering mass redundancies, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, work permit applications for foreign nationals, occupational hazards, and a wide variety of employment-related litigation. Jessie Lee is highly experienced in mass redundancy cases and in advocacy for corporate clients in government investigations. Chiu-Hua Chen focuses on representing construction companies in employment disputes, and has an additional specialism in health and safety issues in the workplace.
Banking and finance Tier 3
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law handles corporate finance matters including syndicate loans, term loans, project financing mandates, derivatives, and international financial planning. The firm acts for clients including commercial banks, financial holding companies and fintech companies. Key contacts include Lipu Lee, who leads the financing team, and compliance expert Terry Tu.
Capital markets Tier 3
The team at Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law handles matters including IPOs, ADR issuances, bond offerings, derivative transactions, and international stock listing. The practice also has experience in capital markets-related litigation. Key figures include managing partner and investment specialist Lipu Lee, white-collar crime and compliance expert Kuoming Huang, and Teresa Pan, who leads the Japan desk and is experienced in investment disputes.
Corporate and M&A Tier 3
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law has a particular niche in M&A for construction and technology companies. The practice handles incorporation; mandates, capitalisation and financing transactions, takeover strategies, joint ventures, reorganisation, and liquidation. In addition to acting for domestic clients, the team acts for international companies based in Japan and the United States. Names to note include managing partner and investment and franchising expert Lipu Lee, and Teresa Pan, who leads the Japan desk and is experienced in foreign investment into Taiwan.
Intellectual property Tier 3
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law has a full-service IP practice including patent, copyright and trademark registration, licensing and litigation. The team also handles matters relating to trade secrets, and includes individuals registered as patent attorneys in China and the US. The names to note are experienced litigator and licensed patent attorney Yvonne Lin, Yowlun Su, who focuses on the pharmaceuticals sector, and trade mark and trade secret specialist Jessie Lee.
Real estate and construction Tier 3
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law advises on a range of real estate, construction and infrastructure matters, including joint venture and consortia agreements, privatisation agreements, public procurement; urban planning and renewal, and construction-related litigation. Names to note include Chiu-Hua Chen, who is experienced in project financing related to large-scale real-estate acquisitions, and Shiue-Chuan Wang, who focuses on construction-related disputes with a niche in insurance coverage issues.
TMT Tier 3
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law offers a range of TMT services, including advice on commercial contracts and licensing. Among the team's clients are a major music streaming platform, an AI company, and online payment services companies. The key figure in the team is Lipu Lee, who has extensive experience acting for start-ups.
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law > Firm Profile
The firm: Formosan Brothers was founded in 1997, and currently stands as one of Taiwan’s preeminent full-service law offices. Over the past twenty years, through our dedication and professionalism, the Formosan Brothers team established a foundation built atop our impeccable reputation. Today, our reputation continues to be our greatest asset and source of pride.
Formosan Brothers boasts a team of legal professionals whose knowledge, experience, and acumen are second to none. Many of our attorneys and consultants own advanced degrees from both domestic and foreign institutions. We offer an abundance of experience and a storied track record of success in both litigation, transactional, and alternative dispute resolution matters.
Throughout our successful journey, Formosan Brothers remained progressive; we continue to improve our practice to cover even the most cutting-edge professional fields. Based on the needs of our clients, we combine our expertise and professional resources to provide our clients with comprehensive services across a wide range of legal fields. Formosan Brothers’ quality legal services have long enjoyed high recognition from the community at large.
Aside from our efforts to cultivate and service the domestic legal market, Formosan Brothers also achieved significant success internationally. Many of our attorneys are licensed to practice both in Taiwan and foreign jurisdictions; contributing to our deep knowledge of international legal matters. What sets Formosan Brothers apart from our competitors, especially international law firms, is that our team of attorneys and consultants also receive legal training in Taiwan. As such, our team understands Taiwan’s cultural and business nuances. Our international clients take comfort in knowing that we will combine both international knowledge and domestic understanding to craft the most suitable solutions to transnational matters. This unique offering remains one of Formosan Brothers’ most acclaimed advantages.
Adhering to the spirit since our founding, Formosan Brothers continues to provide the most professional and efficient comprehensive legal services to our clients through our progressive vision.
|Japan practice||Chiu-Hua Chen|
|Banking, Securities and Finance||Terry T.H. Tu|
|Capital Markets||Li-Pu Lee|
|Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions||Li-Pu Lee|
|Labour and Employment||Jessie C.Y. Lee|
|Dispute Resolution||Chiu-Hua Chen|
|Projects and Energy||Chiu-Hua Chen|
|Intellectual Property||Yvonne Y.F. Lin|
|TMT||Yvonne Y.F. Lin|
|Real Estate and Construction||Li-Pu Lee|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 30 Number of Patent Attorneys : 5 Numbers of US Attorneys : 5
LanguagesEnglish Japanese Mandarin Taiwanese
MembershipsNew York Bar State Bar of California District of Colombia Bar NYSBA ABA (American Bar Association) Taipei Bar Association Taiwan National Bar Association Taiwan Patent Attorneys Association (TWPAA) Primerus
Formosan Brothers, Attorneys-at-Law (“FBLaw”) has been the leading full-service firm in Taiwan and experienced in transnational business and investment. Our team of professionals brings a strategic, high quality, and collaborative approach to business and utilize all our resources to meet a client’s needs. FBLaw has been renowned in Taiwan for its expertise in civil, criminal, and administrative cases regarding matters about project construction, public procurement, antitrust/competition laws, real estate, energy, corporate M&A, cross border investment, and IP laws. For corporate and M&A, FBLaw has assisted many world leading companies in various industries and offering creative solutions to address their issues. In the practice of employment law, FBLaw provides the service of unparalleled quality, including the consultation on dawn-raids, dismissal and retirement planning, and post M&A employment issues. FBLaw also has an IP department dedicated entirely to all kinds of IP practices and data protection.
FBLaw’s client portfolio covers clients from different industry sectors, including many Fortune 500 companies in industries such as pharmaceutical, high tech, telecommunication, retailing, fashion industry, financial institutions, construction, healthcare, and high-profile individuals. FBLaw is also members of many global legal networks. We enjoy legal partnerships with various top-quality law firms over all five continents.
FBLaw is efficient in legal representations, reliable in litigations and dispute resolutions, and most of all, our service comes at a reasonable price. Many of our attorneys are trained in the US, UK, Japan, and Germany and are licensed to practice both in Taiwan and the US. With our team’s diverse background, we can help our international clients understand the business culture and legal system of Taiwan and contribute our deep knowledge of international legal matters to our clients.