Transactional Matters

From our offices in California and Taiwan, we are committed to helping our clients achieve their business goals. We regularly represent the business interests of U.S. companies doing business in Taiwan, as well as those of Asian companies doing business in U.S. We assist clients in both jurisdictions and routinely work with other law firms that face legal issues in multiple jurisdictions. We utilize creative, innovative, and effective legal solutions for our clients, always taking our international litigation experience into account to avoid costly disputes and to make the best possible decisions.

Corporate Transactions

Our attorneys have significant experience structuring business entities in the U.S. and Taiwan as well as assisting clients with other corporate transactions. Whether you are starting a new company, seeking to expand, spinning off a subsidiary, or pursuing any other type of corporate restructuring, we can help you understand your options and the benefits, limitations, and the risks that each option entails. Our significant experience in this area includes:

  • Forming Business Entities
  • Preparing Shareholder Agreements
  • Common Stock and Preferred Stock Issuances
  • Addressing Operating and Management Issues
  • Winding Down Business Entities


Mergers and Acquisitions

We represent businesses in the U.S. and the Greater China Region in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. By leveraging the full capabilities of our offices in Los Angeles and Taipei, our lawyers handle effectively cross-jurisdictional deals. Our ability to offer a distinct blend of U.S. and Taiwan law insight provides our clients with unique perspective into legal implications and local market conditions. We routinely assist clients in the U.S. and the Greater China Region with transactions involving:

  • Asset Purchases and Sales
  • Stock Purchases and Sales
  • Independent Director Representations
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Reorganizations
  • Structuring Employee and Non-compete Agreements


Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances

We have the interdisciplinary capabilities our clients need to help them establish and grow successful joint ventures and strategic alliances, especially equity joint ventures with foreign operations. The legal and regulatory framework of a joint venture or strategic alliance is the key to achieving long-term goals for all parties involved as well as to allowing them to adapt to any new challenges presented along the way. We regularly help our clients with a variety of issues regarding joint ventures and strategic alliances, including:

  • Strategy and Planning
  • Negotiation and Formation
  • Joint Venture Governance
  • Disputes and Termination


Commercial Contracts

We have significant experience addressing legal issues in commercial transactions and preparing necessary legal documents. We understand commercial contract arrangements in a wide range of international business transactions and account for the cultural differences and communication challenges. Our attorneys are knowledgeable about the nuances that can significantly impact international transactions between U.S. and Asian companies. Clients in the U.S. and the Greater China Region have asked us to handle: 

  • International Distributor and Sales Representative Agreements
  • International Sales Agreements
  • Joint Venture and Strategic Partnership Agreements
  • Vendor Supplier Contracts
  • Manufacturing and Trademark License Agreements
  • Software Development and License Contracts
  • Consulting and Management Agreements
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • Agreement of Purchase and Sale of Real Property


Legal Due Diligence Investigation

The due diligence process is a crucial part of significant transactions. We have an unusual perspective and uncommon experience that equips us to undertake assignments performing independent investigations for business, underwriters, and law firms dealing with cross-border legal issues. We provide cost effective and experience-based investigations and make recommendations in connection with a whole host of corporate matters.