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Managing Partner: Che-Hung Chen
Number of partners: 8
Number of lawyers: 21
Languages: English, Mandarin, Taiwanese

Firm Overview:
Founded in 1992, Chen & Lin Attorneys-at-Law (Chen & Lin) is a firm that engages in a diverse and sophisticated general business practice in Taiwan. Chen & Lin provides clients with a full range of business law services, including banking and financing, corporate, merger and acquisition, capital market, dispute resolution, employment, intellectual property and entertainment. Professionals include a troop of young practitioners and a team of experienced leaders. With such a composition of lawyers, Chen & Lin is capable of helping clients to navigate in an extremely dynamic environment so as to face the real world in either good times or bad times.

Main Areas of Practice:
Commercial
Corporate & Securities
Construction
Entertainment
Government Procurement
IPO & Capital Markets
Insurance
Intellectual Property
International Lawsuits Management
Labour
Litigation & ADR
M&A
Product Liability
Trade Practices
Telecommunication
Tax
White Collar Crime

Banking & Finance:
5 partners; 10 fee-earners
■ Advice to an issuance of NTD8.3 billion domestic and unsecured straight bonds by a leading semiconductor company
■ Advice to several Japanese banks on the guarantee compliance issues under the Taiwan laws in a commitment line agreement with an Asia fast fashion eyewear company
Contacts: Jennifer Wang; Ying-Yi Lee; Shelly Chen

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions:
6 partners; 13 fee-earners
■ Advised a global leading semiconductor company to acquire majority shares of a Japanese semiconductor company (JPY 57.6 billion) from the joint venture partner
■ Assisted two well-known food and retail companies to acquire 50% shares in a Taiwan joint venture for coffee retail business (NTD5.42 billion) from the joint venture partner
■ Assisted two well-known food and retail companies to sell 50% shares in a China joint venture for coffee retail business (USD 1.3 billion) to the joint venture partner
■ Assisted in a share exchange deal between two leading cement companies
■ Assisted a Taiwan listing IC design company to acquire the safety surveillance business and assets from another Taiwan listing company
■ Assisted the Taiwan subsidiary of a NYSE listing company to acquire electronic package business and assets from two Taiwan companies.
Contacts: Jennifer Wang; Ying-Yi Lee; Grace Yu; Doris Lu

Capital Markets:
4 partners; 12 fee-earners
■ Advised to and assist securities firm for F-share listing on Taiwan Stock Exchange
■ Advised to and assist a PRC company, a subsidiary of a Taiwan listed company, to apply for IPO on Shanghai Stock Exchange
■ Issuance of GDR by a Taiwan listing company
■ Advice to and assisted a IPO due diligence and pre-IPO restructuring in respect of the Taiwan subsidiary in an IPO on the Singapore Catalist board by a Singapore company
Contacts: Jennifer Wang; Doris Lu

Dispute Resolution:
4 partners; 17 fee-earners
■ Representing an insurance company in CAA arbitration
■ Representing a networking DMS leading company in ICC arbitration
■ Assisting a solar energy company to defend in tax and criminal actions initiated by Italian government
■ Successfully defended a renowned telecommunication company in a damage claim action
■ Assisting a famous PCB manufacturer in its debtor’s bankruptcy proceeding
Contacts: Che-Hung Chen; Shelly Chen; Edward Liu

Employment:
4 partners; 19 fee-earners
■ Assisted an international insurance company to conduct internal investigation of unethical behaviours and advised on the following termination of employments
■ Representing clients, in different industries, in criminal prosecution actions against their former employees for their violation of Trade Secret Act
■ Representing clients, in different industries, in civil lawsuits against their employees, involving pension, overtime payment, termination of employment, etc.
Contacts: Che-Hung Chen; Jakob Huang

Intellectual Property:
3 partners; 11 fee-earners
■ Representing a world leading semiconductor company to defend the allegation of stealing trade secrets in multi-jurisdictions
■ Representing a networking DMS leading company in a copyright infringement action
■ Representing high tech companies in trade secret protection actions
■ Assisted a domestic famous manufacturer in food industry to conduct FTO assessment
■ Representing clients, in different industries, in trademark infringement actions
Contacts: Che- Hung Chen; Edward Liu

Contributions

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Data Protection & Cybersecurity 2019 Law and Practice in Taiwan

Che-Hung Chen, Doris Lu, Jakob Huang, Meng-Ying Lee

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