Taiwan Legal Articles

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Estate Planning and Wills in a Multi-jurisdiction Setting for Taiwanese Citizens

  August 7, 2017     By Brain Trust International Law Firm
Taiwanese citizen residing in Taiwan can make use of a Will made under Common Law to allow their executor to administer assets located in...
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Prenuptial Agreements and Cross-cultural Relationships between Australian and Taiwanese Nationals

  August 7, 2017     By Brain Trust International Law Firm
In our modern world, it is common for foreign nationals to marry people from different countries. Such relationships occur regularly between...

The “One Mandatory Holiday and One Non-Mandatory Holiday” Policy in Taiwan

The newly enacted Labor Standard Act in Taiwan is confusing every employer with regard to its "one mandatory holiday and one non-mandatory...

The Enforcement Rules of the Labor Standards Act in Taiwan

The Ministry of Labor in Taiwan announced the Enforcement Rules of the Labor Standards Act (“Enforcement Rules”) on 16 June 2017.

Time to Pay Attention to Anti-Dumping Petitions in Taiwan

Since December 2015, U.S. steel producers have filed cases charging foreign competitors with dumping products, U. S. government has twice...

Model Rules for Post Employment Non-Compete Clause in Taiwan

Taiwanese Ministry of Labor published model rules for Labor Relationship on October 5th, 2015. When an employer would like to protect the...

Dispute Resolution Forum Selection Uncertain with Arbitration Commission Secession - China

The Shanghai branch of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) recently split from CIETAC after the launch of...

PRC Data Privacy Laws in a Nutshell

Notwithstanding the reasoning, companies in China have yet another amorphous compliance bugbear to obey. Given the inconsistent state of...

Managing China Risk in a Changed Business Ecosystem

Cartoonist David Horsey earlier this year created an image of an anxious Uncle Sam asking a fortune teller, "Can you tell me about my future?"...

Love, Hate or Litigate Apple’s Ms ‘Siri’?

Another day, another litigation over patenting laws. Introducing ‘Siri:’ Apple’s computer voice search-and-speak technology inside newer...

Letters Rogatory, Conducting Depositions outside the United States

Today’s business world has become very global. So it makes sense that more and more litigation involving business would be global as well....

10 Tips for Drafting Non-Disclosure Agreements - Taiwan

  By Asia Law
Like Rodney Dangerfield, Non-Disclosure Agreements (“NDAs”) often get no respect. Business persons may plunge into negotiations, revealing...

Best Practice for Joint Development Agreements - Taiwan

  By Asia Law
Companies that wish to produce new technologies often choose to jointly develop it with others. That option is popular, as it allows two...

Best Practice for Technology Manufacturing Contracts - Taiwan

  By Asia Law
Here in Asia, it’s surprising how often tech companies will team up with a business partner and commence manufacturing, with no contract in...

U.S. Patent Liability Based on Foreign Sales or Manufacturing - Taiwan

  By Asia Law
Can a company that does business only in Asia, with all of its manufacturing, sales and deliveries taking place there pursuant to contracts...

10 Tips for Drafting Indemnification Provisions - Taiwan

  By Asia Law
One encounters indemnification provisions so often in so many diverse agreements that it’s almost tempting to regard them as routine...

Responding to Patent Licensing Demands - Taiwan

  By Asia Law
Patent licensing demands can be extremely costly to resolve, often running into millions of dollars. Fortunately, when handled skillfully,...

Foreign Investments Entry Vehicles to China

Unlike in some western societies where one form of company can be used for a broad unlimited business scope, in China different corporate...

Purchase Contracts: Best Practices for Buyers and Sellers in China and Taiwan

Every company is at some time both a buyer and seller of goods and services. Negotiating and signing clear and balanced purchase contracts is...

Domain Name Dispute Resolution in China and Taiwan

This article discusses how companies can take legal action against "cyber-squatters" in Taiwan and China.

Hiring in Taiwan FAQ

Frequently asked questions related to hiring local and foreign employees in Taiwan

Taiwan Estate Planning FAQ

This article answers frequently asked questions about estate planning in Taiwan and the US.

Pre-Merger Notifications for M&A in Taiwan FAQ

This article discusses the mandatory merger notification regime in Taiwan and covers threshold tests, filing procedures and answers to other...

Taiwan Arbitration Law FAQ

The following are frequently asked questions on the arbitration process in Taiwan. Generally, parties must contractually agree to use...


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