The Greater China IP Updates – April 2022 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company continues to lead against its competitors in the IP field. Currently, the company is using its advanced 5-nanometer process in the commercial production of the A-series processors for Apple’s iPhone line. TSMC is also involved in the production of Apple’s M1 Ultra chip which will be used in Mac computers amongst other applications.
Investigatory raids in Taiwan – what in-house counsel need to know Dawn raid. Two words that cause fear among in-house counsel, compliance officers and senior management, even more so when it occurs in a spoke location that might lack the resources and experience to manage an investigation, and where laws, regulation, business practices and/or language might differ dramatically. Taiwan, as in other Asian jurisdictions, continues to see raid activity by both financial regulators as well as prosecutors and other regulatory agencies. In their overview of investigatory raids in Taiwan, Dr George Lin and Ross Darrell Feingold of Lin & Partners discuss what internal stakeholders need to know in order to be better prepared.
Offshore mutual fund regulation in Taiwan – An overview In their overview of offshore mutual fund regulation in Taiwan, Dr George Lin and Ross Darrell Feingold of Lin & Partners discuss recent developments in the market, divulge how to obtain registration approval and explain the measures they feel will enhance the attractiveness of Taiwan as a market for offshore fund products.
Restructuring & Insolvency Special Report In this month’s cover feature, we take a look at the reasons why in-house counsel need to stay alert to restructuring and insolvency trends, and talk to experts from around the region about the practical considerations which should be taken into account when advising clients in the current climate.
Mergers & Acquisitions Special Report The June issue of Asian-Counsel takes a look at M&A activity levels and trends across Asia Pacific and investigates factors which in-house counsel should consider in light of the downturn, whilst leading firms discuss how newly-enacted legislation and other issues will impact the M&A arena in Japan, Korea and China.