Formosa Transnational

For more than 45 years, Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law (FT) has demonstrated and harnessed the spirit of ‘specialization, teamwork and service.’ FT always stands at the forefront of industry development assisting companies, entrepreneurs, agencies and organizations, whether domestic or foreign, to resolve various and myriad problems that have arisen as results of technological improvements and economic growth. This assistance helps many of FT’s clients to achieve the goals they set and enables authorities to facilitate industrial advancement and continued economic prosperity. Today, FT is widely recognized as one of the top and most prestigious law firms in Taiwan.

FT has three practice groups: 1) Litigation and Arbitration; 2) Transactional and Commercial Matters; 3) Technology Law. Each team is composed of competent and experienced attorneys and experts to deliver world-class dispute resolutions and transactional services for various clients, in dealing with global market competition and a knowledge-based economy. FT’s attorneys are requested to develop and concentrate on areas of specialization, such as construction arbitration, civil litigation, criminal defense, investment, banking and finance, labor and employment, maritime and insurance, patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secrets among other fields.

Formosa Transnational (FT) is widely recognized as one of the top and most prestigious law firms in Taiwan. FT has received high marks from Chambers Asia, Legal 500, Asialaw Profiles, Corporate INTL among others. Here are a few of our recent accolades from the above sources:

Chambers Asia (Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business)—Recognized as one of the leading law firms for Dispute Resolution, Employment, Intellectual Property, and Real Estate & Projects in Taiwan in 2020.

Legal 500—Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Banking/Finance, Corporate and M&A, Intellectual Property, Shipping in 2020.

Asialaw Profiles—Recommended practices in Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Real estate, Corporate/M&A, Energy, Intellectual Property, Technology and telecommunications, Aviation & shipping, and Regulatory in 2020.

Corporate INTL—Awarded to FT “Dispute Resolution/M&A/Patent Law Firm of the Year 2020 in Taiwan”.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Women of WLG

"Practicing law for two decades teaches me the importance of being realistic while at the same time imagination and creativity can change the situation and outcome. Imagination and creativity do not come from abstract thinking only, they stem from the experiences and professionalism we have." Jane Wang, Partner at Formosa Transnational and Co-chair of WLG's IP & IT Group shares how her legal education and experience has served her in other aspects of her life, how she balances her career and personal life, and her thoughts on how gender diversity within a law firm benefit its culture, as well as its ability to service clients.

Legal Update

Taiwan's Bureau of Foreign Trade (BFT) issued resolution No. 17 regarding the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Honduras and Taiwan. After the two nations notified each other that the necessary domestic procedures were completed, the resolution came into effect on January 14, 2022.

Legal Update

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Article 27-1 and Article 30 of the Act for Gender Equality in Education (Act) on January 5, 2022. Before the 2022 amendment, Article 27-1 of the Act stipulated that schools are required to check to ascertain whether teachers or non-teaching workers have ever committed sexual assault, harassment, or sexual bullying before being employed by the schools. However, the Teachers’ Act prohibits the hiring of a teacher with a record of violations of the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Children Regulations.

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