Grace C. W. Chou

Partner
EXPERIENCE
  • Associate, Lee, Tsai & Partners Attorneys-at-Law (2000~)
PREVIOUS PROJECTS AND CASES
  • Acted as the Taiwanese legal advisers to Macquarie Capital Group Limited as to Taiwan laws in respect of an offering and listing of all of the units of a business trust, Asian Pay Television Trust on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited
  • Advised Essilor International S.A. in a merger transaction, including performing due diligence, providing general legal advice relating to corporate law issues, and drafting contracts
  • Advised Publicis Group in a merger transaction, including performing due diligence, providing general legal advice relating to corporate law and labor law issues, and drafting contracts
  • Advised Milestone Partners in a merger transaction, including performing due diligence and providing general legal advice relating to corporate law and labor law issues
  • Advised Underwriters Laboratories Inc. in a merger transaction, including providing general legal advice relating to M&A laws, corporate laws, and labor and employment law issues
  • Advised Kelti Group in its acquisition of assets of Alexander Health Clubs, including providing corporate laws and M&A law issues and drafting contracts
  • Advised Lite-On Technology Corporation in a merger transaction, including performing due diligence and providing general legal advice relating to corporate law and labor law issues
  • Advised Macquarie Securities Ltd. on various transactions with respect to M&A laws, securities laws and corporate law issues
  • Advised Oak Hill Platinum Partners, L.L.C. on the regulatory environment in Taiwan's capital market
  • Represented Newbridge Capital Co., Ltd. in a proposed merger & acquisition transaction, including providing general legal advice relating to M&A laws, corporate laws, labor and employment law issues, performing due diligence, and drafting contracts
  • Advised Agfa-Gevaert N. V on its global transformation program in the Asia-Pacific Region (Taiwan), including providing general legal advice relating to M&A laws, corporate laws, and labor and employment law issues
  • Represented United Epitaxy Co., Ltd. in a stock-for-stock merger transaction, including performing due diligence, providing general legal advice relating to M&A laws, corporate laws, labor and employment law issues, and drafting contracts
  • Represented Chipbond Technology Co. Ltd. in a merger and acquisition case, including general legal advice relating to M&A laws, performing due diligence, and drafting relevant contracts
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
  • Business Mergers and Acquisitions Act
  • Statute for Investment by Foreign Nationals
  • Corporate Law
  • Securities Law
  • Contracts
  • Civil Law
WORKS AUTHORED
  • 2008.12.3 Commercial Times
  • Tax & Legal Page Special Column: Private Placement of Securities
QUALIFICATION
  • Admitted to the Bar 1997, Taiwan
EDUCATION
  • Boston University (LL.M. in Banking and Financial Law)
  • National Taipei University(LL.B.)
LANGUAGES
Mandarin, English and Hakka