Elva Chuang

Associate
EXPERIENCE
  • Research assistant, Civil Commission for the Comprehensive Amendment of the Taiwan Company Act 2016 (2016.06-2016.08)
PREVIOUS PROJECTS AND CASES
  • Advised Taiwan clients on investments in China
  • Advised a well-known skin care service provider in a dispute regarding the introduction of a new formula into the China market, and assisted in drafting development contracts and procurement contracts
  • Assisted a listed plastics industry enterprise in Taiwan to obtain pre-merger approvals in Taiwan and China
  • Advised a well-known elevator operator in Taiwan on various corporate governance matters under Taiwan and PRC laws
  • Assisted a well-known Swiss listed semiconductor company to obtain pre-merger approval in Taiwan
  • Provided legal advice to several startups and technology companies regarding their blockchain related businesses and drafting relevant contracts
  • Provided legal advice to several startups and technology companies regarding their cryptocurrency related businesses and drafting relevant contracts
  • Advised a well-known blockchain hardware-wallet manufacturer on Taiwan law
  • Advised a leading Japanese telecom enterprise on Taiwan law with respect to direct carrier billing
  • Assisted a leading IC design company in competition law matters
  • Advised mobile game and online game companies on Taiwan law and assisted in drafting term of use and privacy policy documents
  • Assisted a well-known video company in handling a copyright infringement dispute over art assets in China
  • Assisted a Taiwan listed company in the semiconductor business in criminal and civil actions for trade secret misappropriation
  • Assisted a domestic telecommunication company in civil litigation over a 4G spectrum dispute
  • Assisted a renowned Belgian offshore windfarm company in its joint venture with the largest ship builder in Taiwan and provided legal advice on Taiwan law
  • Assisted Macquarie Capital Group Limited on Taiwan law in respect of an offering of Asian Pay Television Trust units on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited
  • Assisted and advised a famous furniture manufacturer in Taiwan, an international tobacco company, an international beverages group, a famous online retail store platform in the United States, a well-known hotelier group in Hong Kong, an international furniture manufacturer in Sweden, and a well-known construction and engineering company in the United States on employment and general legal affairs
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
  • Greater China investment and PRC legal consulting
  • Company Act, capital markets, securities regulations
  • Competition law (antitrust & unfair competition laws)
  • Financial technology regulations
  • Labor law
WORKS AUTHORED
  • The Proposal of the Introduction of Company Secretary System (2017, Thesis at NCCU)
  • Ending the Anarchy of ICOs: Legal Risks for ICOs from Recent Developments in the U.S.
  • Legal Issues that Companies Should Be Aware Of When Using Open Source Software (Taiwan)
  • Does Acceptance of Stablecoins Constitute the Offense of Illegal Acceptance of Deposits under the Banking Act?
  • Focused Summary of the Taiwan Regulations on the Issuance and Trading of the Security Token and Regulatory Amendment Recommendations (Taiwan)
  • Opportunities and Challenges for E-commerce and Technology Giants in the Big Data Era
  • Legal Risks of Emerging Cross-Border Exchange Models
  • Security Tokens Requirements Are Insufficiently Clear to Eliminate Legal Risks Faced by Token Issuers
  • Handbook on the Analysis of New Corporate Law of Taiwan for the Year 2019 with Cases (co-authored with Frank Sun and published by the Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs)
  • Business Ethics Handbook for Small and Medium Enterprises for the Year 2019(co-authored with Frank Sun and published by the Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs)
QUALIFICATION
  • Passed the China Bar Exam 2018
  • Admitted to the Taiwan Bar 2017
EDUCATION
  • National Cheng-Chi University, Department of Law (LL.M., 2017)
  • National Cheng-Chi University (LL.B, 2014)
LANGUAGES
Mandarin, English and Taiwanese