Practices

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Brain Trust has a great deal of experience in transnational disputes and domestic litigations with the aim to protect any client’s interests to the largest extent by our profession and trial techniques. Brain Trust assists clients from Taiwan, the United States, and other countries in litigation and non-litigation matters with timely and complete legal service and support.

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Corporation and Commerce

Corporate law is one of the core practice areas of Brain Trust. For many years, Brain Trust has acquired abundant practical experience in assisting legal advices with regard to operation, commercial documentation, and corporate governance. Brain Trust has always conducted due diligence investigations with respect to the financing, equity structure, distribution rights, or rights of agency required by multinational corporations, to assist clients in controlling risks and preventing unnecessary disputes. As Brain Trust grew, the corporate and commerce sector have also become our core competency.

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Employment Law

Brain Trust assists clients with Taiwan employment matters in the following major areas: (1) assisting foreigners in obtaining work permit in Taiwan; (2) drafting or reviewing employment agreements with respect to mid-to-upper level management executives, including but not limited to essential non-compete provisions, trade secret protection, and compensation; (3) providing advisory services to multinational corporations with regard to legal compliance with Taiwan labor laws; (4) assisting clients in dealing with termination of employment in dispute; and (5) assisting clients in investigating and dealing with a sexual harassment case in work place.

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International Trade, Investment & Arbitration

Brain Trust understands that entering new and foreign markets is a vital business strategy for multinational corporations. Inspired by the goal of free trade promoted by the World Trade Organization (WTO), countries are increasingly adopting the trend of negotiating bilateral, multilateral, or regional trade agreements.

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International Inheritance & Succession of Family Enterprises

Since our citizens usually have overseas assets or shares of domestic companies via off-shore companies, complete planning for the succession of family assets or enterprises shall be required to deal with issues arising from different legal regimes.

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Intellectual properties

Intangible assets have become the most valuable assets of enterprises all over the world. According to researches of S&P 500, value of intellectual properties (“IP”) can be more than 80% of total value of assets owned by an enterprise, of which the legal management shall also be customized including but not limited to application and registration of intellectual properties, lawsuits, protection of trade secrets, technology licensing, transaction of intangible assets, taxation, fair trade, or even combined issue of more than one issue as above.

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Tax Services

Based on the strong connection between Taiwan and global economics, an investor has to pay attention to compliance costs arising from various tax laws and regulations when choosing the structure or mode of investment in Taiwan, either direct investment in Taiwan or investment in China but using Taiwan as a channel.

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