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Chien Yeh Law Offices
62F, TAIPEI 101 TOWER, 7 XIN YI ROAD., SEC. 5
TAIPEI 11049
Taiwan

Taiwan > Dispute resolution Tier 2

Working with domestic and international entities, Chien Yeh Law Offices shows particular expertise in contentious dispute resolution in civil litigations, arbitrations, and associated negotiations. It handles disputes ranging from securities exchange, unfair competition, and litigations related to the 2015 personal information protection act. Henry S.C. Han is noted for his expertise in compulsory enforcement actions – including successful seizures – and tort damage defences.

Practice head(s):

Henry Han

Key clients

Wowprime Corp

Sega Amusements Taiwan Ltd.

Synnex Technology International Corporation

Visual Photonics Epitaxy Co. Ltd.

Jian Foods Incorporation

Taiwan Yubo Co., Ltd.(Uber Taiwan)

UPC Technology Corporation

Kisco (Taiwan) Ltd.

XPEC Entertainment

PCG Bros Sports Management Co., Ltd.

Fujitsu Taiwan Ltd.

Lion Travel Service Co., Ltd.

Taisun Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Kura Sushi Asia Co. Ltd.

Rinnai Taiwan Corporation

Taiwan > Tax Tier 2

Benefitting from good working relationships with key accounting firms operating in Taipei, Chien Yeh Law Offices’ tax department specialises in administrative remedial proceedings, including correction, application for reinvestigation, administrative appeal, and administrative litigation. Practice head Michael Wang specialises in public law and regulatory proceedings, advising clients on tariff reductions and tax settlements negotiations. Charice Lin has had recent notable successes in environmental tax matters, while Judy YC Chang is noted for her work in tax litigation and dispute resolution.

Practice head(s):

Michael Wang

Other key lawyers:

Charice Lin; Judy Chang

Key clients

Formosa Chemicals & Fiber Corporation

Formosa Petrochemical Corporation

NAN YA Plastic Corporation

E-Life Mall Corporation

Bank SinoPac

National Taiwan University

Kimlan Foods Corporation

SHIDO Corporation

Taiwan Power Company

Hanjia Chadao Research Society

PChome Online Inc.

Work highlights

  • Advised Lian Hwa Foods Corporation on matters regarding the reduction in tariffs on imported cashew nuts
  • Assisted Shi Duo Co. Ltd. in negotiating with the Taipei National Taxation Bureau, reaching a settlement after 10 years of tax and criminal proceedings.

Taiwan > Capital markets Tier 3

The capital markets practice at Chien Yeh Law Offices assists multiple Taiwanese and foreign enterprises with raising funds from overseas markets. The department is led by Gary Hung, who brings 20 years’ expertise in assisting Taiwanese and foreign enterprises with becoming listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange and Taipei Exchange. Rosy Chang focuses on due diligence elements of IPO listings and corporate acquisitions.

Practice head(s):

Gary Hung

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.

Ventec International Group Co., Ltd.

Taiwan Financial Holdings Co., Ltd

BankTaiwan Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

GSD Technologies Co., Ltd.

FY Group Ltd.

Taipei Exchange

Work highlights

  • Assisted Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products Co., Ltd. with due diligence and compliance matters regarding the approval of IPO.
  • Assisted FY Group Ltd. with due diligence and compliance matters regarding the approval of IPO.

Taiwan > Real estate and construction Tier 3

With a focus on PPP projects, Chien Yeh Law Offices offers clients an end-to-end service in the real estate and construction sector. Closely aligned with the firm’s project financing arm, the department handles review of tender, opposition, petition, mediation, arbitration and litigation in connection with major infrastructure projects. Charles Chang leads the department with a focus on public procurement and infrastructure. Rachel Ma has particular public sector expertise regarding hospitals and forestry, whileJames Wu assists private entities with land development projects arranged by public sector planners.

Practice head(s):

Charles Chang

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

AECOM

THI Consultants Inc.

Ceci Engineering Consultants, Inc. Taiwan

Cushman & Wakefield Limited

Colliers International Consultants Limited

CBRE

Taiwan > Banking and finance Tier 4

Chien Yeh Law Offices works with a number of domestic banks and financial institutions on syndicated loans, debt financings, and structured financing, with a focus on regulatory compliance. Head of department Chien-Ting Yeh is noted for his work in negotiable instrument and securities exchange litigations, while Hui-Yi Cheng is experienced in futures disputes.

Practice head(s):

Chien-Ting Yeh

Other key lawyers:

Hiu-Yi Cheng

The firm: Founded by Professor Dr S S Tzeng in Taipei in 1973 and thereafter headed by Dr Shen-I Lee, Dr Carl K M Wu and Mr Alex C Y Tsai, Chien Yeh Law Offices has been providing high-quality and comprehensive legal services to its clientele and is well known for its distinct capacity to provide clients with legal advisory services in a wide range of commercial and industrial practice areas, including without limitation, accounting, taxation, investment, mergers and acquisitions, reorganisation and initial public offering (IPO). With 40 years of experience and close collaborations with major accounting firms, the firm strives for an innovative and teamwork-oriented approach to problem solving and aims at offering an integrated, one-stop solution to clients’ legal, commercial and accounting inquiries.

Over the years, the firm has established close relationships with many law firms in the US, Japan and China. The firm will continue co-operating with overseas firms of different scales in order to meet the clients’ needs, maintaining close business contact with major law firms all over the world. With a complete and worldwide legal services network, it provides its domestic and international clientele with comprehensive legal services of a global reach.

Areas of practice
Institutional investments: the firm’s services include but are not limited to transaction planning for investments in Taiwan or cross-border investments, drafting and negotiations of foreign and local investment contracts, due diligence, and advisory on investment-related laws.

Mergers and acquisitions: the firm offers comprehensive services related to approval of foreign investment, public tender offers, and legal compliance related to corporate governance.

Reorganisation and bankruptcy: the firm has considerable professional ability and practical experience in offering legal services related to corporate reconstruction such as reorganisation, bankruptcy, special liquidation, and the restructuring of corporate organisations.

Finance, banking and insurance: the firm’s services include legal advisory on incorporation, registration, restructuring, business transfer, and merger and acquisition of financial institutions.

Securities and capital markets: in addition to assisting many Taiwanese and foreign enterprises in becoming listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and Taipei Exchange (TPEx), the firm also assists Taiwanese or foreign enterprises in raising funds from overseas markets.

Tax planning and administrative remedies: the firm’s attorneys regularly work with tax departments of accounting firms to provide comprehensive solutions to clients.

Public construction and BOT/PPP: the legal services related to public-private partnership (PPP) in public construction that the firm offers include, but is not limited to, drafting tender and bidding documents for private participation in PPP projects on behalf of governmental agencies, legal advisory on tender procedures and providing relevant legal services as required, and drafting comprehensive evaluation guidelines for the selection of participating enterprises.

Intellectual property and technology law: the firm works closely with major law firms in the US, Japan, China, and various European countries to jointly provide comprehensive legal services related to intellectual property (IP) and technology law to domestic and foreign companies, as well as high-tech companies.

Biotechnology and medical law: the firm has long been involved in the area of biotechnology and medical law, having several lawyers with interdisciplinary backgrounds and practical experiences in biotechnology and medicine.

Urban renewal: the legal services provided by the firm related to urban renewal include, but are not limited to, facilitating negotiations between landowners and construction companies, drafting and review of joint construction agreements, and organising urban renewal committee.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Institutional investments Gary S H Hung
Mergers and acquisitions Michael C H Wang
Reorganization and bankruptcy Eleanor Y Y Chin
Finance, banking and insurance Chien-Ting Yeh
Securities and capital market Gary S H Hung
Tax planning and administrative remedy Michael C H Wang
Public construction and BOT/PPP Eleanor Y Y Chin
Intellectual property and technology law Michael C H Wang
Biotechnology and medical law Chien-Ting Yeh
Urban renewal Charles S T Chang
Japanese legal services Michael C H Wang
Services in Mainland China Gary S H Hung
Number of lawyers : 50
at this office : 43
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Founded by Professor Dr S S Tzeng in Taipei in 1973 and thereafter headed by Dr Shen-I Lee, Dr Carl K M Wu and Mr Alex C Y Tsai,

Chien Yeh Law Offices has been providing high-quality and comprehensive legal services to its clientele and is well known for its distinct capacity to provide clients with legal advisory services in a wide range of commercial and industrial practice areas, including without limitation, accounting, taxation, investment, mergers and acquisitions, reorganisation and initial public offering (IPO).