2021 年 9 月 22 日

Guidelines for the new Medical Devices Act (Taiwan)

Teresa Huang and Oli Wong[1] Medical devices are governed previously under the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act. On December 13, 2019, the Legislative Yuan adopted the “Medical Devices Act” (the “Act”) through the third-readings procedure, separating the governance of such medical devices […]
2021 年 9 月 1 日

Epidemic Labor Breaking News: Employers cannot impose vaccination or screening mandate on employees (Taiwan)

Elizabeth Pai and Yuki Chiang Lately, the vaccination rate and vaccine supply continued to rise in our country. Many employers who wish to continue their operations and ameliorate the epidemic’s economic impact hope that their employees could get vaccinated or […]
2021 年 9 月 1 日

Introduction to the Draft Amendment to the Regulations for Medicine Safety Monitoring (Taiwan)

Jane Tsai and Eddie Shih I. Summary of the Draft Amendments Taiwan’s Central Competent Health Authority Ministry of Health and Welfare (hereinafter, the “MOHW”) pre-announced on August 3rd, 2021 a draft amendment to the Regulations for Medicine Safety Monitoring (hereinafter, […]
2021 年 9 月 1 日

The Fair Trade Commission Does Not Prohibit the 3.5 GHz Frequency and Network Sharing Between Far EasTone and Asia Pacific but Impose Conditions for the Merger (Taiwan)

Aaron Chen and Sally Yang The Fair Trade Commission (hereinafter “FTC”) decided in their 1555th meeting resolution on August 4th, 2021 not to prohibit the merger between Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (hereinafter “FET”) and Asia Pacific Telecommunications Co., Ltd […]
2021 年 9 月 1 日

Introduction of the Draft Amendments to the Copyright Act (Taiwan)

Jane Tsai and Jiselle Ong To accommodate the rapid development of digital technologies and the Internet, the Executive Yuan adopted the draft Partial Amendments to the Copyright Act on April 8, 2021 and submitted them to the Legislative Yuan on […]
2021 年 9 月 1 日

Criterion for judging Enterprise Personnel Data’s “Economic Value” (Taiwan)

Pei-Ching Ji and Albert Yen One of the prerequisites for enterprise personnel data to constitute trade secrets is that they must have actual or potential economic value. In practice, however, there have been many court decisions in the past that […]
2021 年 9 月 1 日

Circumstances permitted by the competent authority for exemption from the prohibition of over-the-counter listed securities transactions under the Securities Exchange Act (Taiwan)

Nora Shih Article 150 of the Securities Exchange Act (the “SEA”) stipulates that the listed securities must be traded in the centralized securities trading market established by the stock exchange. Thus, this regulation prohibits over-the-counter listed securities transactions. However, Article […]
2021 年 9 月 1 日

Financial Supervisory Commission’s interpretation regarding short-swing trading under the Securities and Exchange Act (Taiwan)

Aaron Chen and Tina Lee I. Article 157, Paragraph 1 of the Securities and Exchange Act prohibits short-swing trading, which stipulates that “In the event that any director, supervisor, managerial officer, or shareholder holding more than ten percent of the […]

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