Formosan Brothers

Taiwan

Analysis

Overview

Full service law firm Formosan Brothers is known for its expertise in banking and finance, capital markets, construction, dispute resolution, employment, M&A, and intellectual property. Managing partners Li-Pu Lee, Yvonne Lin, Jessie Lee and Chiu-Hua Chen are key figures.

Labour and employment
Work highlights

Advised a Taiwanese professional display manufacturer on employment laws upon its restructuring and mass layoff.

Intellectual property
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Represented a German multinational automotive manufacturer in a patent litigation against a car component and headlight manufacturer in Taiwan for violation of patent rights of its headlight design.

Dispute resolution
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Acted for a semiconductor company on a dispute against an insurance company.

Corporate and M&A
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Acted for a private business in the technology industry on its acquisition of controlling shares of a publicly-traded company through private placement.

Capital markets
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Advised a state-owned aviation company on its IPO. The firm was involved in conducting the due diligence for the company over its IPO application.

Competition/antitrust
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Represented an international electric vehicle company in response to the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission’s investigation into its strategy of price reduction. This case has drawn a lot of public attention in Taiwan.

Banking and finance
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Acted for a bank based in Taiwan on a syndicated loan to an entity based in China.

Construction
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Acted for a life insurance company on a construction project located in the North East of Taipei. The firm was involved in reviewing all the documents, including the contract and bidding instructions.

Regulatory
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Advised a Germany-based chemical compounds producer on data protection laws in relation to its M&A plan.