2020 年 7 月 28 日

Major Precautions after the Implementation of the Contract Part of the Civil Code (Mainland China)

Teresa Huang and Jolene Chen [1] The Civil Code was adopted by the Third Session of the Thirteenth National People’s Congress on May 28, 2020, and will go into effect on January 1, 2021, when the era of the Civil […]
2020 年 7 月 3 日

Introduction of Major Changes to the Commercial Matter Adjudication Law (Taiwan)

Teresa Huang and Jenny Chen[1] I. Introduction of major changes to the Commercial Matter Adjudication Law Since the occurrence of an incident involving commercial disputes has a significant impact on a company’s shareholders, creditors and the public investment market, the […]
2020 年 6 月 9 日

Recognition and Enforcement of Taiwan Region Civil Judgments by Mainland China (Mainland China)

Teresa Huang and Di Wu[1] As economic and trade cooperation between the mainland China and the Taiwan region has increased, so has the probability of civil and commercial disputes.  Litigation remains one of the main options available to parties.  If […]
2020 年 5 月 18 日

Precautions for the Implementation of the Labor Incident Act (Taiwan)

Teresa Huang and Sean Tsou [1] I. Summary of major changes reflected by the Labor Incident Act The Labor Incident Act, which is referred to as the most “palpable judicial reform” by the media and cleared through three legislative readings […]
2020 年 5 月 4 日

Focused Summary of the Taiwan Regulations on the Issuance and Trading of the Security Token and Regulatory Amendment Recommendations (Taiwan)

Teresa Huang and Elva Chuang[1] I. Focused summary of the regulations on the issuance and trading of security token offerings 1. The Financial Supervisory Commission (hereinafter, the “FSC”) of Taiwan officially incorporated security token offering (hereinafter, “STO”) into the regulatory […]
2020 年 4 月 15 日

Adjustments to the Governance Structure of Sino-foreign Equity Joint Ventures to be noted after the Implementation of the Foreign Investment Law (Mainland China)

Teresa Huang and Joyce Wen[1] The year 2020 is a year of significant reform for foreign investors who have already invested or plan to invest in China.  The Foreign Investment Law of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter, the “Foreign […]
2020 年 4 月 1 日

Civil Decisions and Arbitration Awards Rendered in Mainland China – Status of Enforcement in Taiwan and Cautions (Taiwan)

Teresa Huang and Yuki Chiang[1] In view of the growing trade exchanges between both sides of the Taiwan Strait and the increasing importance in cross-strait civil litigation and arbitration award cases, not only the substantive law involved in the cases […]
2020 年 3 月 20 日

Notice for the Payment of Business Taxes and Issuance of Cloud Invoices by Offshore E-commerce Operators (Taiwan)

Teresa Huang and Jhen-Yi Chen[1] I. Regulatory objectives and legal basis 1. In view of the prosperous development of online trading, it is increasingly common and frequent for domestic buyers (i.e., consumers) of Taiwan to use the Internet to purchase […]
2020 年 3 月 1 日

Whether the Novel Coronavirus Outbreaks Can Serve as the Ground for Adjusting Contract Performance Obligations (Mainland China)

Teresa Huang and Jolene Chen[1] Facing the current grave challenges for controlling the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) outbreaks, different parties are in dire straits and the disputes so triggered are no longer avoidable.  Particularly for contracts which had been signed before […]
2020 年 3 月 1 日

Whether the Novel Coronavirus Outbreaks Can Serve as the Defense for Nonperformance of Contract (Taiwan)

Teresa Huang and Tiffany Hsiao[1] The novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) outbreaks in Wuhan of China in December 2019 with ever increasing confirmed infection cases have created fears and anxieties among people all over the world.  Governments of various countries have successively […]