Aaron Chen

Partner
EXPERIENCE
  • Commissioner, Competition Law Commission of the Taipei Bar Association (present)
  • Commissioner, Fair Trade and Consumer Relationship Commission, Chinese National Federation of Industries (present)
PREVIOUS PROJECTS AND CASES
  • Competition Law
  • -Represented Hsin-Tao Power Corp. an IPP in concerted action litigation (administrative and civil actions)
    -Represented T-cement and other various cement manufacturers in antitrust (concerted action) litigation
    -Represented Samsung Group in competition law matters
    -Represented a leading IC design company in competition law matters
    -Assisted FPCC to obtain per-merger approvals in Taiwan and China
    -Represented Siemens in a competition law matter
  • Company Act
  • -Represented a leading industrial gas company in various litigations in relation to corporate governance in JV project
    -Provided legal advice to clients on controlling power and corporate compliance
  • Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
  • -Represented a global industrial gas manufacturer in ICC arbitration
    -Represented a furniture manufacturer in ICC arbitration in Hong Kong
    -Represented a client in arbitration before the Chinese Arbitration Association
    -Represented an online video game company in contract performance dispute and arbitration in Taiwan and the PRC
    -Represented a consultant company in an arbitration (Beijing)
    -Represented an international chemicals company in arbitration before the American Arbitration Association
    -Represented a firm in competition law and corporate control matters as well as other commercial litigation
  • Greater China Merger & Acquisition
  • -Assisted a state-owned enterprise in China with investing in Taiwan, including providing advice on the investment structure, due diligence, contract drafting and negotiation and compliance issues
    -Acted as advisers on Taiwan law for Macquarie Capital Group Limited in the IPO of Asian Pay Television Trust in Singapore
    -Assisted Milestone Partners in a Greater China region merger case, including performing due diligence and providing advice on relevant regulatory issues
    -Regularly advised clients on mergers & acquisitions in China
    -Provided advice to Taiwan businesses looking to invest in the PRC
  • Intellectual Properties Law
  • -Provided legal advice on intellectual property law related issues; negotiated licensing agreements, joint development agreements and other matters
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
  • Competition Law (Antitrust & unfair competition laws)
  • Company Act
  • Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
  • Greater China Mergers & Acquisition
  • Intellectual Properties Law
SPEECH AND WORK AUTHORED
  • Getting the Deal Through – Dominance, Taiwan Chapter, 2018-2020 (co-authored with Emily Chueh)
  • “International and Taiwan Competition Law Developments and the Impacts” ( Trade Policy Journal Vol. 28 , Dec. 2017)
  • "International Competition Law Trends, Developments and Impact" (Industry magazine published by the Chinese National Federation of Industries, July 2017)
  • Speech on "International Competition Law Trends and Impact" at the 2017 International Trade Lecture, Chinese National Federation of Industries, May 9, 2017)
  • Taiwan attracts more investors with signing of the ECFA (co-author, China Law and Practice, July/August, 2010)
  • China Policies and Measures Responding the Financial Tsunami (Speech for Taiwan Technology Industry Legal Officers Association, March 27, 2009)
  • Reform of the EU Competition Law on the Technology Transfer Block Exemption (Master thesis, 2005)
QUALIFICATION
  • Admitted to the Taiwan Bar, 2006
  • Admitted to the ChinaBar, 2009
EDUCATION
  • National Chengchi University, Law School (LL.M., 2005)
  • National Taipei University, Department of Financial and Economic Law (LL.B., 1999)
HONORS
  • Named by Acquisition International Magazine as “Taiwan’s Leading Advisor in Competition Law – 2018” in its 2018 Global Excellence Awards.
  • Awarded as Taiwan Top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal in 2019
  • LANGUAGES
    Mandarin, English and Taiwanese