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Managing Partner: Jennifer Lin
Number of Partners: 17
Number of Lawyers: 53
Languages: Chinese, English, Japanese

Firm Overview:
Tsar & Tsai Law Firm, founded in 1965, is a full-services law firm providing legal services covering all aspects of international and domestic business transactions as well as dispute resolution. The firm is one of the largest and most reputable law firms in Taiwan.

The firm prides itself on creative problem-solving and providing strategic advice to its clients. The firm has provided legal services in extensive legal fields and continued to be recognized by numer- ous multi-national corporations, ranking organizations and publications as one of the best law firms to provide legal services in Taiwan. 

Main Areas of Practice:

Antitrust & Competition:
■ Assisted Linde AG to obtain clearance of its merger with Praxair.
Partner: Matt Liu
■ Assited PepsiCo to obtain clearance of its acquisition of SodaStream.
Partner: Matt Liu
■ Assisted both LG Electronics and Lufthansa Technik to obtain clearance of its joint venture business. Partner: Matt Liu
■ Representation of a leading tissue paper supplier in defending the price fixing investigation.
Partner: Matt Liu
■ Representation of an ICT company in defending the discriminatory treatment and restraint of trade investigation.
Partner: Matt Liu
■ Representation of Applied Materials to obtain clearance of its acquisition of a software company.
Of Counsel: C Y Huang
Contact and Email: Jennifer Lin - [email protected], Matt Liu - [email protected]

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets:
■ Representation of the financing parties of Formosa 1 offshore wind farm to achieve the NT$18.7 billion project financing of 128MW Formosa 1 offshore wind project.
Partners: Janice Lin and James Cheng
■ NT$3 billion syndicated loan agreement between WT Microelectronics Co., Ltd. and certain local banks led by Mega International Commercial Bank.
Partner: Jackie Lin
■ Facility agreement between Next Media Limited and the Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank and the related collateral creation and discharge.
Partners: Jackie Lin and James Cheng
■ Advice to BOAML other international banks on compliance issues under Taiwan banking law, anti-money laundering law and data protection law.
Partners: Janice Lin and Randy Tsai
■ Issuance of NT$10 billion subordinated financial debentures by Cathay United Bank.
Partner: James Cheng
■ Representation of CICC for the listing of Foxconn Industrial Internet in China.
Partner: Yvonne Liu
■ Representation of underwriters for the IPO and listing of Sea Limited in NYSE.
Partners: Jackie Lin and Yvonne Liu
■ Represent MUFG and syndicated banks in advising term facility of US$61.8 million.
Of Counsel and Advisor: C.Y. Huang and Li-Chen Wang
Contacts and Emails:
1. Jackie Lin [email protected]
2. Janice Lin [email protected]
3. James Cheng [email protected]
4. Randy Tsai [email protected]
5. Yvonne Liu [email protected]

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions:
■ Representation of HTC in transfer of its R&D engineers and related assets and IP license to Google for a deal size of US1.1 billion.
Partners: Jackie Lin and Janice Lin
■ Representation of Carlyle Group in its divestment of Ta Chong Bank.
Partner: Jackie Lin
■ Representation of CTBC Financial Holding Company to acquire 100% of shares of MetLife and Taiwan Life.
Partner: Jackie Lin
■ Representation of Hitachi Chemical Company in the spin-off transaction reduction of Hitachi Chemical (Taiwan) and the sale of 80% shares of the PCB business to Taiwan PCB Techvest Co., Ltd.
Partners: Jennifer Lin and Yvonne Liu
■ Representation of Beijing Jianguang Asset Management and Wise Road Capital (set by sovereign wealth fund of China) for their acquisition of the standard products business of NXP Semiconductors N.V.
Partner: Randy Tsai
■ Representation of Inotera in the share swap with Micron with total deal size of over NT$130 billion.
Partners: Jackie Lin and Yvonne Liu
■ Representation of Pulse Electronic through its Singapore subsidiary, BOOTHBAY PTE LTD, in a tender offer of Full Rise Electronic.
Partner: Janice Lin
■ Representation of LT Material Handling Holding to complete the restructure of its subsidiaries in Taiwan, PRC and USA.
Partner: James Cheng
■ Representation of MB Aerospace for the acquisition of 100% shareholding of Asian Compressor Technology Services.
Partners: Jennifer Lin and Lynn Lin
■ Representation of Microlife Corporation in the share swap with a private equity consortium formed by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia and Midas Fund.
Partners: Jennifer Lin and Lynn Lin
■ Representation of WT Microelectronics in the share swap with Maxtek Technology.
Partners: Jackie Lin and Lynn Lin
■ Representation of KKR in the acquisition of Hyperion from Sandvik group.
Partners: Jackie Lin and Lynn Lin
■ Representation of Yuanta Financial Holding Company to acquire 100% of shares of New York Life Taiwan.
Partner: Randy Tsai
■ Representation of Zurich group to sell 100% of its non-life business to Hotai.
Partner: Randy Tsai
■ Representation of Carl Zeiss in acquisition of 100% shares of Achelis.
Partners: Joyce Ho and Randy Tsai
■ Representation of SGS in the share acquisition of Compliance Certificate Services.
Partners: Jennifer Lin and Yvonne Liu
■ Representation of JCI Group in the acquisition of Taiwan Hitachi.
Partners: Jennifer Lin and Yvonne Liu
■ Representation of KONGSBERG Gruppen ASA in the sale of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine Business.
Partner: Janice Lin
Contacts and Emails:
1. Jennifer Lin [email protected]
2. Jackie Lin [email protected]
3. Joyce Ho [email protected]
4. Janice Lin [email protected]
5. James Cheng [email protected]
6. Randy Tsai [email protected]
7. Yvonne Liu [email protected]
8. Lynn Lin [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
■ Represented NexPlanar to obtain Taiwan Supreme Court’s affirmation to the IP Court’s decision that NexPlanar’s polishing pads did not infringe upon Rohm & Haas’s patents.
Partner: Jennifer Lin
■ Representation of Dentsply International Inc. to revoke a trademark registration highly similar to the OMNIARCH mark.
Partner: Joyce Ho
■ Representation of Ashland Licensing and Intellectual Property LLC. to oppose against registration of four domain names similar to Ashland’s trademarks.
Partner: Joyce Ho
■ Representation of Bridgestone Corporation to oppose against a trademark application similar to Bridgestone’s trademarks.
Partner: Joyce Ho
■ Representation of Micron for the criminal complaint against its employees and UMC on trade secrets misappropriation conduct.
Partner: Jeanne Wang
■ Represented Chang Chun Plastics in defending a patent infringement civil lawsuit initiated by Nippon Gohsei regarding EVOH products.
Partners: Jeanne Wang and Vincent Lin
■ Representation of Transcend Information to defend a patent infringement suit brought by PhotoFast.
Partner: Jeanne Wang
■ Representation of Dairen Chemical in a trade secret case against its former employees.
Partners: Jeanne Wang and Vincent Lin
Contacts and Emails:
1. Jennifer Lin [email protected]
2. Joyce Ho [email protected]
3. Jeanne Wang [email protected]

Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution:
■ Representation of Taishin Financial Holding Co. in the litigation against the Ministry of Finance in the battle over management control of Chang Hwa Bank.
Partner: Edgar Chen
■ Represent Farglory Group, in litigations and administrative petitions/appeals against the Taipei City Government for the construction of Taipei Dome.
Partner: Edgar Chen
■ Represent LCY Chemical in dozens of litigations/proceedings (civil, criminal and administrative) against the Kaohsiung City Government and CPC Corporation, Taiwan in connection with the gas explosion accident.
Partners: Lillian Chu, Judie Sun, Josh Fan and Vincent Wang
■ Represent former President of Taiwan Academia Sinica for criminal defense.
Partners: Jennifer Lin, Edgar Chen, and Vincent Lin
■ Represent Sanyang Motor in litigation against Ministry of National Defense for the contract dispute.
Partners: Jennifer Lin and Judie Sun
■ Represent Taobao in an administrative appeal against the Investment Commission over a sanction decision. Partners: Jennifer Lin and Yvonne Liu
Contacts and Emails:
1. Jennifer Lin [email protected]
2. Lillian Chu [email protected].tw
3. Edgar Chen [email protected]
4. Josh Fan [email protected]
5. Judie Sun [email protected]
6. Jeanne Wang [email protected]
7. Vincent Lin [email protected]
8. Vincent Wang [email protected]


Offices
TAIWAN
Taipei:
11th Fl., No.100 Songren Rd.,
110, Taipei
Tel: +886 2 2781 4111 Fax: +886 2 2721 3834

Hsinchu: A6, 3F, No. 1, Li-Hsin 1st Rd.,
Hsinchu Science Park, 300, R.O.C.
Tel: +886 3 5633 999 Fax: +886 3 5779 965