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How the Company Act amendments will affect your Taiwan business

On 6 July, 2018, Taiwan’s legislature enacted 148 amendments to the Company Act (the “Act”). The effective date of the amended Act is 1 November 2018. In this article, we highlight certain amendments which we expect to have a significant impact on our clients’ operations in Taiwan. We have organized these amendments into the following [...]

Merger control FAQ (part 4 – process insights)

This article is the fourth and final in our series on merger control in Taiwan. This installment covers issues related to the primary regulatory agency and other insights into the application and approval process. For the first article on basic questions related to covered transactions and market share filing thresholds, click here. For the second [...]

Merger control FAQ (part 3 – procedural issues)

This article is the third in our series on merger control in Taiwan. This installment focuses on procedural questions related to merger control filings, including timing and content of the filings. For the first article on basic questions related to covered transactions and market share filing thresholds, click here. For the second article on relevant [...]

WP recommended by the Legal 500

Six of Winkler Partners’ practice areas have been recommended by The Legal 500 as part of their research into legal service providers in the Asia Pacific region for 2018. For the first time, our employment practice was ranked in the first tier with Partner Christine Chen also listed as a Leading Individual. The Legal 500 [...]

Merger control FAQ (part 2 – relevant market)

This article is the second installment in our FAQ on merger control in Taiwan (Here you can read part one).  Here, we set out in broad brush strokes the factors and methodologies that the Fair Trade Commission (the “FTC”) and Taiwan courts use to determine the relevant market in horizontal merger cases. The Fair Trade [...]

Merger control FAQ (part 1 – the basics)

We receive regular inquiries from foreign clients as to whether a particular transaction requires making a merger control filing in Taiwan. The following is the first installment of a multi-part series in which we explore commonly asked questions related to merger control in Taiwan. This first installment covers basic questions related to the scope and [...]

WP recommended by The Legal 500

Five of Winkler Partners’ practice areas have been recommended by The Legal 500 as part of their research into legal service providers in the Asia Pacific region. Our insurance practice, led by partner Chen Hui-ling was ranked in the top tier for the fifth consecutive year, and noted for a particular strength in D&O insurance. [...]

Successor liability in asset purchases in Taiwan

This article briefly explores under what circumstances a Buyer involved in a corporate asset purchase might be subject to successor liability in Taiwan. This question would obviously be relevant to any foreign Buyer purchasing Taiwan corporate assets, whether in a one-off transaction or as part of a larger global acquisition. Anyone that has been involved [...]

WP to attend IPBA Annual Meeting

From 13-16 April, 2016, Winkler Partners corporate team members will attend the 26th Annual Meeting of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the event website, this year’s meeting will focus on “the international flavor and global nature of business transactions, which has been the catalyst for the increasing prevalence of international [...]

WP to attend INTA Designs Conference and IFLR Asia M&A Forum

INTA Designs Conference Head of our IP team Peter Dernbach and IP Associate Betty Chen will be attending Designs: Into the Future, an event held in Singapore 29 February to 1 March. The event is being jointly organized by the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and the International Trademark Association (INTA). [...]

 

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