- Nishimura & Asahi Seminars
Nishimura & Asahi Legal Forum Online
Investment in Taiwan
- in comparison with Japanese law
- June 22, 2021
1. Overview of Taiwanese law
2. Regulatory framework on foreign investments / the Company Act
3. Personal data protection, labor matters, anti-bribery and prevention of corruption from the perspective of compliance
4. Dispute resolution
Ing-Chian is a lead partner of our Taiwan practice group. As one of the few Taiwanese lawyers based in Japan, she handles a wide variety of matters for clients that conduct business in relation to Taiwan, such as M&A, finance, real estate, competition law/antitrust law, IP, and other international legal matters.
Notably, she was the first Taiwanese lawyer ever to be registered as a Gaikokuho-Jimu-Bengoshi (Registered Foreign Lawyer in Japan) qualified to practice law in Taiwan. She is based in Japan, but serves as a Co-Representative of our Taipei office, and provides our Japanese and Taiwanese clients with seamless, timely legal support for both their inbound and outbound legal needs.
Clients value Isamu’s unique insight into the challenges and uncertainties that they face in a dynamic, growing region. In addition to his experience in Vietnam, he has practiced in Tokyo and various other Asian locations, including a secondment to an Indian law firm. He is known for leveraging his international experience and cultural insights into the local legal and commercial practices to resolve complex, cross-border legal issues in a timely manner, working closely with local counsel. He advises on investments at all stages, from inception to post-closing operations, as well as dispute resolution.
He represents various listing companies including a large cell phone motherboard manufacturer, a beverage company and large panel company in Taiwan. He is the legal advisor for the Taipei branch of a major Japanese bank. He has participated in research projects for government entities and in the drafting of legislative bills, including: the Research project launched by the Banking Bureau of Financial Supervisory Committee, “Study on the Types of Merger and Acquisition of Financial Institutions” (October 2007) and the Research project launched by Council for Economic Planning and Development of the Executive Yuan, “Research on Codification of Corporate Reorganization and Insolvency” (March 2005).