Activities

2019

  1. 【Speech】Jeffrey Liu of Lexcel Partners is invited by the Securities and Futures Institute to deliver a speech on the subject of "Impact of MiFID II on Asset Management Industry" on August 24, 2019.
  2. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners will host the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of Taipei Bar Association on August 23, 2019 to invite Mr. Morris Tu to give a speech on Enhancing Management for Legal Affairs Through Scientific Technologies.
  3. 【Speech】Stacy Lo and David Tasi of Lexcel Partners were invited to deliver a speech on the subject of "What you should know for signing agreements" on August 16, 2019.
  4. 【Public Events】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners hosted a movie appreciation event of Corporate Governance and Merger Committee of Taipei Bar Association on August 9, 2019.
  5. 【Speech】Mike Lu, Caitlyn Kao and Eliza Lee of Lexcel Partners were invited to deliver a speech on the subject of "Application and Practice for Personal Data Protection Act by Financial Industry" on August 6, 2019.
  6. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners hosted the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of Taipei Bar Association on August 6, 2019 to invite Prof. Kuan-Chun Chang of College of Law at NCCU to give a speech on "Legal Liability and Risk Management of AI."
  7. 【Public Participation】Lexcel Partners is engaged by the Importers and Exporters Association of Taipei to serve as an industry consultant of the "Joint Service Center for Importers and Exporters" to assist traders in resolving trade disputes and other related issues
  8. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners hosted the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of Taipei Bar Association on June 26, 2019 to invite Prof. Wen-Yeu Wang of College of Law at NTU to give a speech on "Exploring Foundation of Economic and Organizations"
  9. 【Speech】Jeffrey Liu and Rady Lee of Lexcel Partners were invited to deliver a speech on June 17 and 18 of 2019 on the subject of "Principle of Fair Treatment to Clients with financial service providers"
  10. 【Publication】Mike Lu and David Tsai published the article of "Legal Nature of Payment to Director and Supervisor " on Angle Accounting Magazine in February, 2019.
  11. 【Speech】Stacy Lo, Jeffrey Liu and Rady Lee of Lexcel Partners were invited by the Taiwan Financial Services Roundtable on January 19, 2019 to deliver a speech on the subject of "Understand the Most Recent Amendment to the Company Act in One Time".
  12. 【Speech】David Tsai and Paul Hsu of Lexcel Partners are invited by the Rotary Club of Taipei Baoan to deliver a speech on January 3, 2019 on the subject of " Gender Equality and Prevention from Sex Harassment".

2018

  1. 【Speech】Jeffrey Liu and Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners hosted the Corporate Governance and Merger Committee of Taipei Bar Association on December 25, 2018 and Professor Ting-Bing Wu of the Department of Finance in National Central University was invited to deliver a speech on the subject of "Legal Dispute of TRF".
  2. 【Speech】Mike Lu and Rady Lee of Lexcel Partners were invited by the Legal Affairs Bureau of Taipei City Government to deliver a speech on December 21, 2018 on the subject of "Newly Amended Company Act and Case Studies".
  3. 【Public Events】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners hosted a movie appreciation event of Corporate Governance and Merger Committee of Taipei Bar Association for the movie on December 21, 2018.
  4. 【Speech】Mike Lu and Rady Lee of Lexcel Partners were invited by Shih Hsin University to deliver a speech on November 30, 2018 on the subject of "Impact on Mergers and Acquisition by Amendment to the Company Act".
  5. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners hosted the Corporate Governance and Merger Committee of Taipei Bar Association on November28, 2018 and May Lee of the Director General of the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs ROC was invited to deliver a speech on the subject of "The Amendment to the Company Act".
  6. 【Speech】Kang-Shen Liu and Mike Lu hosted the Corporate Governance and Merger Committee of Taipei Bar Association on November 22, 2018, inviting commission member Ting-Dong Yan of Fair Trade Commission to deliver a speech on the subject of "Fair Trade Act Regulating the Vertical Trade Restrain".
  7. 【Speech】Mike Lu and David Tsai of Lexcel Partners were invited by the Corporate Operation Association on November 12, 2018 to deliver a speech on the subject of "Understanding the Amendment to the Company Act at Once".
  8. 【Speech】Stacy Lo, Jeffrey Liu and Caitlyn Kao were invited to the Annual Conference on Finance in Singapore on November 2, 2018, and Stacy Lo was the attendee in the seminars of Opportunities in ASEAN Markets.
  9. 【Speech】Sue Su of Lexcel Partners was invited to deliver a speech on the topic of "Legal Issues in Respect of Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions” on November 2, 2018, at the class “Technology and Law” of the EMBA program of National Tsing Hua University.
  10. 【Public Participation】The 2018 Scholarship and Financial Aid for Law Students of Lexcel Partners is now open for application from October 1 to October 31.  
  11. 【Speech】Echo Yeh, Stacy Lo and Jack Tai delivered a speech on the subject "Amendment to the Company Act" on September 17, 2018.
  12. 【Speech】Stacy Lo and Jeffrey Liu are invited by Securities and Futures Institute to deliver a speech on the subject of "The Impact of MiFID II on Asset Management Industry" on September 12, 2018.
  13. 【Speech】Kang-Shen Liu, Chenchi Wang and Naiju Kuan delivered a speech on the subject "Matrimonial Property Regimes" on September 6, 2018.
  14. 【Speech】Mike Lu, Susan Chen and Rady Lee were invited to deliver a speech on August 31, 2018 on the subject of "Fair Treatment Principle and Latest Financial Laws and Regulations".
  15. 【Speech】Echo Yeh, David Tsai and Aaron Lai were invited by the client on August 30, 2018 to deliver a speech on the subject "Recent Regulatory Changes in Taiwan".
  16. 【Speech】Stacy Lo and Aaron Lai delivered a speech on the subject "Amendment to the Company Act" on August 28, 2018.
  17. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners was invited by the Corporate Operation Association to deliver a speech on August 27, 2018 on the subject of "Understanding Amendment to the Company Act Easily".
  18. 【Speech】Stacy Lo and Angela Lin delivered a speech on the subject "Amendment to the Company Act" on August 22, 2018.
  19. 【Speech】Mike Lu and Rady Lee of Lexcel Partners were invited by the PMLBA Program, National Taiwan University to deliver a speech on August 11, 2018 on the subject of "Nutshell of 2018 Amendment to the Company Act".
  20. 【Speech】Mike Lu and Kang-Shen Liu hosted the Corporate Governance and Merger Committee of Taipei Bar Association on August 1, 2018 and May Lee, the Director General of the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs ROC, was invited to deliver a speech on the subject of "Comments on Recent Amendment to the Company Act".
  21. 【Speech】Mike Lu and David Tsai hosted the Corporate Governance and Merger Committee of Taipei Bar Association on July 21, 2018 and Hou-Wei Wang, the Director of Department of Labor Relations, Ministry of Labor, was invited to deliver a speech on the subject of "Movement of Labor Relations in Business and Promotion of Labor Policies".
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  23. 【Speech】Mike Lu and Caitlyn Kao were invited to deliver a speech on June 12, 2018 on the subject "Reform and Trends of Financial and Corporate Related Laws".
  24. 【Speech】David Tsai was invited by the School of Law, Soochow University to deliver a speech on the subject of "Difficulties and Achievements of Practicing as an Attorney".
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  26. 【Speech】Mike Lu was invited by the HKIFA to deliver a speech on May 16, 2018 on the subject of "The Latest Development of Financial Market in Taiwan and Regulatory Update".
  27. 【Speech】Chenchi Wang was invited by the Taichung Bar Association to share his experience in handling the RCA case and lead the group discussion for the law camp composed of Department of Law, Chung-Cheng University, Department of Financial and Economic Law, Feng Chia University, Department of Law, Chung Hsing University and Graduate School of Science and Technology Law, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology on May 5, 2018.
  28. 【Publication】Mike Lu published the article of "Finding Right Direction for Amendment to Company Act" on Ettoday on April 24, 2018.
  29. 【Speech】Mike Lu and Caitlyn Kao were inviters to deliver a speech on April 23, 2018 on the subject "Business Scope of Asset Management and Practice".
  30. 【Speech】Mike Lu and Angela Chang were invited to delivered a speech on April 10, 2018 on the subject of "Introduction of Regulations on Financial Service Enterprise and Practice".
  31. 【Speech】David Tsai delivered a speech on the subject of "Corresponding to Personal Information Protection Act" and "Gender Equality and Prevention from Sex Harassment" on March 21, 2018.
  32. 【Speech】Mike Lu hosted the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on March 17, 2018 and Ms. S.W. Hu, Vice Professor of the Law School of National Taiwan University, was invited to deliver a speech on the subject of  "Regulations and Analysis on Legal Issues of Special Committee, Auditing Committee, and Review Committee for M&A".
  33. 【Speech】Sue Su, Echo Yeh and Mike Lu were invited to deliver a speech on February 27, 2018 on the subject of "Case Study on Hostile Takeover".
  34. 【Speech】Shih-Jung Lee delivered a speech on the subject of "Research and Practice on Compulsory Enforcement" on February 13, 2018.
  35. 【Speech】Echo Yeh, Mike Lu and Stacy Lo were invited to deliver a speech on January 26, 2018 on the subject of "Draft Amendments to Company Act".
  36. 【Speech】Mike Lu hosted the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on January 13, 2018 and Dr. Lin, Kuo-Chuan, Dr. Liu, L.Y., Professor of the Law School of National Chengchi University, and Dr. Lin, Geng-Schenq, Dean and Professor of the Law School of Tunghai University, were invited to deliver a speech on the subject of "Trends of and Coordination between Corporate Governance and Coordination of Labor Relationship Conflicts.

2017

  1. 【Speech】Echo Yeh and Mike Lu delivered a speech on the subject of "Regulatory Changes to Corporate Governance and AML/CFT" on December 26, 2017.
  2. 【Speech】Sue Su of Lexcel Partners was invited to deliver a speech on the topic of “Strategy Alliance of Joint Venture, and Mergers and Acquisitions” on 27 October, 2016, for the “Technology and Law” seminar held by the EMBA program of National Tsing Hua University.
  3. 【Speech】David Tsai and Zachary Peng of Lexcel Partners were invited by the Taiwan Insurance Institute to deliver a speech on the topic of "Legal Liabilities Occurred from Dishonesty of Insurance Practitioners" on 19 October 2017.
  4. 【Speech】Shih-Jung Lee and Mark Chen of Lexcel Partners were invited by the Agricultural Bank of Taiwan to deliver a speech on the topic of "Laws, Regulations and Practice of Money Laundering Prevention and Control" on 4 September 2017.
  5. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners was invited to deliver a speech on the topic of case study on mergers and acquisitions and amendments to the Company Act on 7 June 2016 for the course of "Laws of Mergers and Acquisitions" at School of Law, Shih Hsin University.
  6. 【Speech】Echo Yeh and Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners delivered a speech on the topic of " Analysis and Study of Amendments to Company Act" for an onsite training of a client of Lexcel Partners on 1 June 2017.
  7. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners hosted the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of Taipei Bar Association on 3 June 2017 and invited Ms. Li Mei, Head of the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs, to give a speech on "Analysis and Study of Amendments to Company Act."
  8. 【Public Participation】David Tsai of Lexcel Partners serves as a supervisor in the 28th Board of Supervisors of Taipei Bar Association.
  9. 【Speech】David Tsai and Chenchi Wang of Lexcel Partners were invited by the Taiwan Insurance Institute to deliver a speech on the topic of "Tendency and Types of Emerging Financial Crimes" on 26 May 2017.
  10. 【Speech】Stacy Lo of Lexcel Partners was invited by the Taiwan Insurance Institute to deliver a speech on "International Regulatory Laws and Standards" on 24 May 2017.
  11. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners hosted the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of Taipei Bar Association on April 8, 2017 which invited Mr. Kuan-Chun Chang of College of Law at NCCU (also the general manager of the Financial Ombudsman Institution) to give a speech on "Introduction to and Study of the Financial Consumer Protection Act and the Ombudsman Procedure."
  12. 【Public Participation】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners was invited to attend the public hearing for amendments to Company Act at the Legislative Yuan on 31 March 2017 and make a report of legislation opinions.
  13. 【Speech】Lawrence Liu, Chairperson of CDIB Venture Capital Corporation, was invited to deliver a speech on the topic of "Fortress America" for Lexcel Partners on 30 March 2017, which has been highly appreciated by the colleagues of Lexcel Partners.
  14. 【Speech】David Tsai was invited to deliver a speech on the topic of "Recent Amendments to Labor-Relevant Laws and Regulations (including One Fixed Day Off and One Flexible Rest Day) for Taipei Uptown Rotary Association.
  15. 【Speech】David Tsai is invited to deliver a speech on the topic of "Recent Amendments to Labor-Relevant Laws and Regulations (including One Fixed Day Off and One Flexible Rest Day) for Taipei Bao-an Rotary Association.
  16. 【Speech】Susan Chen of Lexcel Partners was invited to deliver a speech on the topic of "Fair Dealing Policy for Financial Industry" for an onsite training of a client of Lexcel Partners on 13 February 2017.
  17. 【Publication】Mike Lu and Allen Lai of Lexcel Partners published an article of "The Perspective of Current Situation and Concern of of Anti-money Laundering System by Taiwan Lawyers" in the Dissent Journal, Vol. 32, 2017.
  18. 【Speech】Mark Chen of Lexcel Partners was invited by the Youth Career Development Association to deliver a speech on the topic of "Introduction to Labor and Health Insurance and Labor Standards Act for Entrepreneurs" on 10 January 2017.

2016

  1. 【Speech】Sue Su of Lexcel Partners was invited to deliver a speech on the topic of “Strategy Alliance of Joint Venture, and Mergers and Acquisitions” on 14 October, 2016, for the “Technology and Law” seminar held by the EMBA program of National Tsing Hua University.
  2. 【Speech】Mike Lu and David Tsai of Lexcel Partners were invited by the National Taipei University to deliver a speech on November 29 and December 6 respectively on the "Case Study in Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions" for the "Seminar of Cases and Procedure of Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions".
  3. 【Public Participation】Lexcel Partners sponsored Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan University for the 2016 Seminars on Japanese Art.
  4. 【Public Participation】The 2016 Lexcel Scholarship and Financial Aid for Students is open for application from September 1 to October 15.  Applications are available for qualified law students of collage and graduate school which shall be postmarked by the deadline.  The regulations and application form are available at:
  5. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners will chair the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of Taipei Bar Association on August 8, 2016 which invites Mr. Chien-Chung Lin of Institute of Technology Law at NCTU to give a speech on “Legal Analysis of Tender Offer.”
  6. 【Publication】“Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers in Taiwan” has now been published (Authors: Mike Lu, Echo Yeh, Sue Su, Jolene Wang, Stacy Lo, Jeffrey Liu, Kang-shen Liu, David Tsai, Susan Chen, and Ethan Su). 
  7. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners will chair the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee together with Financial Securities and Future Law committee of the Taipei Bar Association on May 28, 2016 to invite Dr. Liu, L.Y., Professor of the Law School of National Chengchi University to give a speech on the topic related Hostile Takeover.
  8. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners will chair the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Taipei Bar Association on April 30, 2016 and invite Dr. Shao, C.P., Professor of the Law School of National Taiwan University, to give a speech on the topic of "Legal Issues and Practical Disputes on Resolution of Shareholders' Meetings."
  9. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners was invited by the Law School of National Taiwan University on April 15, 2016 as a keynote speaker at the seminar for the project of "Legal Research of Strengthening Protection of Minority Shareholders".
  10. 【Public Participation】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners was appointed by the Department of Commerce, MOEA as a committee member of the "2016 Commerce and Service Industry Momentum Enhancement Project".

2015

  1. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners chaired the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on January 23, 2016 to invite Doctor Chu to give a speech on the topic of "Legal Analysis of Closely Held Corporation ".
  2. 【Public Participation】Lexcel partners hereby announces the winners of the award of the 2015 scholarship:(I). Scholarship: 1. Ching-Wen Chang 2. Li-Xian Kang. (II). Subsidy:1. Chi-Fong Hsieh 2. Sheng-Ting Cheng 3. Tsung-Kai Lee
  3. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners was invited to give a speech on the topic of "Amendment to Enterprise Mergers and Acquisitions Act and Case Study" at Shih Hsin University on December 8, 2015.
  4. 【Public Participation】Chenchi Wang of Lexcel Partners participated in a pro-bono lawyer team led and organized by the Legal Aid Foundation, Taipei Branch, to represent former RCA's workers for seeking compensation for occupational damage against RCA and its parent companies.  The court of the first instance made a judgment in April, 2015 in favor of former RCA's workers and Mr. Wang was awarded as 2015 Outstanding Pro-Bono Lawyers by the Taiwan Bar Association.
  5. 【Speech】On July 8, 2015, David Tsai and Mark Chen of Lexcel Partners and counselor Jolene Wang made a presentation of the topics of shares subscription by employees, shares trust and reward schemes at the workshop "Reward Scheme for Director/Supervisor, Manager and Employee" held at Chinese National Federation of Industries.
  6. 【Speech】At a career workshop held by the Law School of National Taiwan University on May 26, 2015, Stacy Lo and Angela Chang of Lexcel Partners shared with students their experiences in the pursuit of a career in law.
  7. 【Speech】At a career workshop held by the Law School of National Taipei University on May 20, 2015, David Tsai and Fred Tseng of Lexcel Partners  shared with students their experiences in the pursuit of a career in law.
  8. 【Speech】On May 9, 2015, Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners chaired a training workshop for instructors on the topic of "Advanced Education for Directors and Supervisors of Companies Listed in the Taiwan Stock Exchange and GreTai Securities Market" held by the Corporate Governance and Business Mergers and Acquisition Committee, Securities and Futures Law Committee, and Commercial Law Committee of the Taipei Bar Association.
  9. 【Speech】On April 28 and May 4, 2015, David Tsai and Mark Chen of Lexcel Partners and counselor Jolene Wang gave two presentations on the topics of shares subscription by employees, shares trust and reward schemes at the workshop "Reward Scheme for Director/Supervisor, Manager and Employee" held at NanKang Biotech Incubation Center SMEA.
  10. 【Speech】On April 14, 2015, David Tsai and Mark Chen of Lexcel Partners made a presentation of the topics of shares subscription by employees, shares trust and reward schemes at the workshop "Reward Scheme for Director/Supervisor, Manager and Employee" held by the Allied Association for Science Park Industries.  Their speeches received enthusiastic response from the participating company representatives.
  11. 【Speech】Importers and Exporters Association of Taipei invited Sue Su, Kang-Shen Liu and Robin Huang of Lexcel Partners to lecture on "The Latest Fair Trade Act and Responses" on March 16, 2015. 
  12. 【New Book Publication】The book "Reward Scheme for Director/Supervisor, Manager and Employee" has published recently, the authors are David Tsai and Mark Chen.  This book can be purchased in various internet and physical bookstores including Angle Publishing Co., Ltd., Books.com Co., Ltd., San Min Book Co., Ltd., The Eslite Corporation, Chien Hong Publishing Co., Ltd., Tien Chiao Shih Books Co., Ltd. and Kinokuniya Bookstores of Taiwan Co., Ltd. etc.

2014

  1. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners was invited to give a speech on the topic of "Case Study of Mergers and Acquisitions" at Shih Hsin University on December 9, 2014.
  2. 【Public Participation】Lexcel partners hereby announces the winners of the award of the 2014 scholarship:(I)Scholarship:1. Wan-Ting Huang 2. Mu-Ning Wang (II)Subsidy Award:1. Yuan-Chieh Chang 2. Jung-Yu Liu 3. Derek Tsai (III)Additional Subsidy Award:1. Qiao-Yin Teng 2. Rui-Ting Chen 3.Mei-Hui Chou
  3. 【Speech】David Tsai of Lexcel Partners was invited by the Law School of Soochow University on December 3, 2014 to speak on the topic of the career arrangement planning of law school students.
  4. 【Publication】Richard Hsu’s co-authored article “The Advantages of Japanese Companies’ IPO in Taiwan” was accepted by and published on the November 2014 issue of “The Lawyers”
  5. 【Public Participation】Lexcel Partners participate in the Sponsorship for the 2014 public senior high school first semester poverty scholarship held by Twilight Elite Development Association R.O.C.("Twilight"). Twilight is an association provides miscellaneous subsidies to senior high school students from disadvantaged families. For more information of Twilight, please refer to the following website: http://www.twilight.org.tw/
  6. 【Speech】David Tsai of Lexcel Partners was invited by the Taiwan Association of University Professors ("TAUP") on October 25, 2014 to attend the seminar to discuss the prosecutor image from Japanese drama "HERO"
  7. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners chaired the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on November 8, 2014 to invite Mr. Yu, R.D., Director General of Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs to give a speech on the topic of "Analysis of Draft Limited Partners Act."
  8. 【Public Participation】Lexcel Partners herby announces the award of the 2014 modern poetry contest (the recipients' order with the same ranking is determined according to the number of strokes in the traditional characters of their names in Chinese ):First prize: prize not awarded. Second prize: How could it be called safe period without loyalty (by Yi-Syuan Bai, National Chi Nan University)/ A burning cigarette (by Zhu-Rong Wu, Providence University). Third prize: The Nile has ever flowed from east to west (by Cheng-Yi Lin, National Taipei University). Honorable mention: Understanding afternoon (by Sheng-Chih Zhu, National Taiwan Normal University) / Rope (by Yu-Lan Chen, National Taipei University of Education) / Monster (by Ting-Yu Liu, National Taiwan Normal University). Lexcel partners will contact the recipients respectively and arrange award ceremony.
  9. 【Speech】Stacy Lo of Lexcel Partners was invited by Chinese Taipei APEC Study Center to provide a speech of "Current use of local and offshore documents in judicial practice – comments on the possible law amendment for adopting Hague Apostille Convention" in the seminar of "International practice of Hague Apostille Convention and the response of Taiwan" held on June 28, 2014.
  10. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners chaired at the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on July 21, 2014, which invited Mr. Yu, R.D., Director General of Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs to give a speech on the topic of "Analysis of Draft Amendment to the Company Act."
  11. 【Speech】Jeffrey Liu, the partner of Lexcel Partners, was invited by the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association ("ASIFMA") to the 1st Annual Symposium on EU-Asia Relations in Financial Services held in Singapore during June 18, 2014 to June 20, 2014 to exchange opinions with attendees from Asia and Europe with respect to various topics such as extraterritoriality effects of EU derivatives regulations and coordination of asset management regulation in Asian countries.
  12. 【Public Participation】Members of Lawyers Training Program on first stage of the 22th phase have visited Lexcel partners on May 16, 2014 and May 21, 2014
  13. 【Public Participation】David Tsai of Lexcel Partners was re-elected by the Taipei Bar Association to act as the Deputy of Secretary General.
  14. 【Public Participation】Shih-Jung Lee of Lexcel Partners was elected to act as the director of Taipei Bar Association for the 27th term.
  15. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners was invited to give a speech on the topic of "Case Study of Enterprises Mergers and Acquisitions" at the Law School of National Taipei Unuiversity.
  16. 【Speech】David Tsai of Lexcel Partners was invited by the National Taipei University on April 7, 2014 to provide a lecture of the topic "Analysis of the Labor Issues under the M&A Activities."
  17. 【Public Participation】Lexcel partners sponsors genesis social welfare foundation for the activity "the 24th Grand Banquet for the Disadvantaged—Annual Celebration for the Underprivileged, Vagrants, Solitary Elders and Single Mothers."
  18. 【Public Participation】Lexcel partners hereby announces the winners of the award of the 2013 scholarship: (I)Scholarship:1. Chien-Chih Lu 2. Sonia YeaShou Chen (II)Subsidy Award:1. Chih-Chieh Chan 2. Pei-Yu Hsu 3. Huan-Sheng Lai
  19. 【Speech】The Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, chaired by Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners, held a series of seminars for "Senior Officials of Listed/GTSM Traded Companies" in conjunction with Corporate Organization Association.
  20. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners chaired at the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on March 8, 2014, which invited Mr. Yu, R.D., Director General of Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs to give a speech on the topic of "Case Study and Analysis of Draft Amendment to the Mergers and Acquisitions Act."

2013

  1. 【Public Participation】As of September 2013, David Tsai, attorney at law and Derek Cheng, of Lexcel Partners were invited to provide relevant experience of litigation proceedings to the participant in  the "Moot Court" held by the Law School of  SooChow University. 
  2. 【Speech】Mike Lu of Lexcel Partners was invited to give a speech on the topic of "Case Study of Mergers and Acquisitions" at Shih Hsin University on November 29, 2013.
  3. 【Public Participation】Mike Lu, Stacy Lo and Angela Chang hosted the forum on the topic of "Forums of Jurists' Career Planning–Diverse Jurists' Images" in College of Law of Nation Taiwan University School on November 20, 2013
  4. 【Public Participation】David Tsai of Lexcel Partners was invited by Soochow University on November 19, 2013 for the seminar of the topic "Career Plan for the Law School Students."
  5. 【Speech】Mike Lu hosted the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on July 20, 2013, in which the assistant professor of College of Law, Shih Hsin University, Dr. Charlotte Hu is invited to address a speech on the topic of "Recent Developments on the Corporate Governance Related Laws and Court Decisions."
  6. 【Speech】Mike Lu hosted the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on June 22, 2013, in which the associate professor of College of Law, National Taiwan University, Dr. Ching-Ping Shao is invited to address a speech on the topic of "Interactions between the Company Law and the Securities and Futures Act - Examples from the Recent Court Decisions."
  7. 【Public Participation】Mike Lu, S.J. Lee and Jeffrey Liu of Lexcel Partners, attended the session with respect to "Forums of Jurists' Career Planning–Diverse Jurists' Images" held by the National Chengchi University on May 30, 2013. 
  8. 【Public Participation】Jeffrey Liu, the partner of Lexcel Partners, accompanied the Securities Investment Trust and Consulting Association to visit China Securities Regulatory Commission and State Administration of Foreign Exchange on April 17, 2013.
  9. 【Education and Training】Professor Jia-Ho Lin of Law School of NCCU was invited to give a speech on March 29, 2013 on the topic of "Analysis of labor laws/regulations related issue and amendment trend"
  10. 【Public Participation】Mike Lu, David Tsai and Joyce Chang will take part in the forum to held by National Taipei University on March 20, 2013 on the topic of "Serial Forums of Student Career – Dialogues between Typical and Atypical"
  11. 【Speech】Kang-shen Liu was invited by the Development Center for Biotechnology to address in a seminar dated on March 14, 2013 with the topic of "Enforcement Rules of the Personal Information Protection Act and How the Corporations to respond."
  12. 【Speech】Jeffery Liu was invited by the Financial Planning Association of Taiwan (FPAT) to address a speech on March 12, 2013 on the topic of " Enforcement of Personal Information Protection Act for the Financial Service Industry and Relevant Legal Liabilities."
  13. 【Public Participation】Lexcel partners hereby announces the award of the 2012 scholarship: A.Scholarship:(a)Tzu-Wei Lin (b)Li-Ling Chen B.Subsidy Award:(a)Agyness Jiang (b)Chan-Chil Chen (c)Shih-Ya Huang.
  14. 【Education and Training】Lexcel Partners invited professor Yu-Hsiung Lin on January 16, 2013 to give a speech on the topic of "System of Grand Court".
  15. 【Speech】David Tsai of Lexcel Partners was invited by the Taipei Bar Association to hold the seminar of Second Generation of National Health Insurance on January 11, 2013.
  16. 【Education and Training】Lexcel Partners invited professor Ming-Yan Shieh on January 8, 2013 to give a speech on the topic of "A Study and Analysis on Relevant Issues of the Amended Patent Act and Discussion on Relevant Issues of Taiwan Intellectual Property Right Regime".

2012

  1. 【Speech】Mike Lu was invited by the Association for Research and Development of Corporate Organization, Taiwan on November 29, 2012 as a participating speaker at the speech of "Forum of Best Practice of Corporate In-house Lagel Compliance and Corporate Secretary".
  2. 【Research Projects】Lexcel Partners was engaged by the STICA to do research and provide a research report of "Research for Sales of Taiwan Mutual Funds in China Market".
  3. 【Speech】Mike Lu will host the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on November 24, 2012, which inviting associate professor Te-Fang Chu to give a speech on the topic of "The Latest Development of Insider Trading".
  4. 【Public Participation】Members of Lawyers Training Program on fourth stage of the 20th phase have visited Lexcel partners on October 18, 2012
  5. 【Speech】Mike Lu hosted the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on October 13, 2012 which invites professor Jen-Guang Lin to give a speech on the topic of "Changing to Corporate Governance – Renovation after global financial turmoil".
  6. 【Speech】Mike Lu and Jeffery Liu were invited by the Securities and Futures Bureau of Financial Supervisory and Commission, R.O.C on August 16, 2012 to give a speech on the topic of "Influence of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on Asset Management Industry".
  7. 【Speech】Mike Lu was invited by the Taipei Bar Association on August 4, 2012 as a participating speaker at a speech on the topic of "Difficulties and Unfairness Treatment Faced by Lawyers Being Administrators, Liquidators, and Others".
  8. 【Speech】Mike Lu, Jeffery Liu and Sammi Lai were invited by the Securities Investment Trust and & Consulting Association of the R.O.C. on July 24, 2012 to give a speech on the topic of "Way to deal with the Personal Data Protection Law (PDPA) Enforcement Rules by Financial Industries".
  9. 【Public Participation】David Tsai was appointed as the Deputy Secretary General of the Taipei Bar Association.
  10. 【Public Participation】Members of Lawyers Training Program on second stage of the 20th phase have visited Lexcel partners on July 12, 2012
  11. 【Public Participation】Members of Lawyers Training Program on first stage of the 20th phase have visited Lexcel partners on June 5, 2012
  12. 【Public Participation】Lexcel partners hereby announces the winners of the award of the 2011 scholarship: (I) Scholarship: Yu-Lan Chen (II)Subsidy Award:1. Ya-Hsiu Lin 2. Lin-Gen Fang 3. Jhih-Yu Li.
  13. 【Speech】Mike Lu hosted the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, on April 7, 2012, in which the associate professor of College of Law, National Chengchi University, Dr. Kuo-Chuan Lin is invited to address a speech on the topic of " Analysis of Financial Consumer Protection Act."

2011

  1. 【Public Participation】David Tsai of Lexcel Partners was appointed as the Taipei Bar Association to act as the Deputy of Secretary General.
  2. 【Speech】Kang-Shen Liu and Echo Yeh were invited by the Taiwan Security Association to give a speech on the topic of "Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) and the Enforcement Rules".
  3. 【Public Participation】Mike Lu was appointed as the Committee Chairperson of the Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Taipei Bar Association, 
  4. 【Public Participation】Shih-Jung Lee was appointed as the Secretary General of the Taipei Bar Association.

Lexgroup Newsletter from Lexcel Partners (Issue No. 247)
2016-05-10    

Fair Trade

 

1.    Amendments to "Regulations on Rewards for Reporting of Illegal Concerted Actions"

 

The Fair Trade Commission announced the amendments to the "Regulations on Rewards for Reporting of Illegal Concerted Actions" on April 19, 2016. Please refer to Section One of Issue No. 246 of the Lexgroup Newsletter for more details.

 

Reported by: Kang-Shen Liu / Judy Tai

 

SICE

 

2.    Draft Amendments on Regulations Governing the SICE

 

On April 20, 2016, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) announced the draft amendments to "Standards Governing the Establishment of Securities Investment Consulting Enterprises" and "Regulations Governing Securities Investment Consulting Enterprises".  We summarize the key points of the amendments below:

 

(1)    A securities broker operating equity crowdfunding business may apply to concurrently engage in securities investment consulting business.  Its business scope is limited to the stocks of the corporates listed on its crowdfunding platform.

 

(2)    A securities investment consulting enterprise (SICE) shall not have a sharing arrangement for profit or operational expenses with others and have others participate in the SICE businesses in the name of the SICE or its employee.

 

(3)    An alternative qualification of a SICE to engage in securities investment consulting business for foreign securities other than offshore funds was added.

 

Reported by: Jeffrey Liu / Judy Tai

 

Fund

 

3.    Fund Receipt and Payment Business

 

On April 26, 2016, the FSC issued a ruling to permit the centralized securities depository enterprises to engage in the business of collection/payment for securities investment trust funds.  The account used for a fund's collection/payment shall be segregated from the enterprise's self-own property.

 

Reported by: Jeffrey Liu / Judy Tai

 

Securities Firms

 

4.    A Securities Brokers related Ruling

 

On April 26, 2016, the FSC issued a ruling to specify that where a securities broker handles receipt/payment through the bank account designated by centralized securities depository enterprise for securities investment trust fund which it acts as sales agent, it may subscribe to funds on behalf of investors in its own name, provided that it obtains investors' prior approvals and enter into an agreement regarding receipt/payment of money with the centralized securities depository enterprise.

 

Reported by: Jeffrey Liu / Caitlyn Kao

 

Finance

 

5.    Draft Amendment to Article 17-1 of the "Regulations Governing Cooperating with or Assisting Foreign Institutions in Engaging in Activities Associated with Electronic Payment Business within the Territory of the Republic of China"

 

The FSC announced the draft amendment to Article 17-1 of the "Regulations Governing Cooperating with or Assisting Foreign Institutions in Engaging in Activities Associated with Electronic Payment Business within the Territory of the Republic of China" on April 19, 2016, which aims to allow approved institutions to advance payment for their clients (e.g. domestic sellers).  We summarize the key points below:

 

(1)    Business scope for approved institutions to advance payment for their clients: to remit the funds collected for online real transactions under the service of collection and payment of funds.

 

(2)    Requirements to be met for this business: approved institutions shall not use the funds collected for clients as the funding for the business; shall have confirmed that their clients have delivered or provided the products or services; and shall not contravene the conditions for transfer of funds collected as agreed with clients .

 

(3)    Relevant requirements to be followed for the advanced payment business: the payment shall be made in NTD; the total payment advanced shall not exceed NTD 10 million; the advance period shall not exceed 15 days; and approved institutions shall control the highest advance amount and ratio for the same client.

 

(4)    If the payment is not returned by clients, or any collected payment is not transferred by the offshore institutions, the approved institution shall stop advancing payment for its clients before the aforementioned payments are made.

 

(5)    If the approved institution is a bank extending credits to its clients according to the Banking Act, relevant operations shall be handled in accordance with the bank's credit extension business.

 

Reported by: Stacy Lo / Angela Lin

 

Taxation

 

6.    Draft amendment to the Customs Act

 

The Executive Yuan approved the draft amendment to the Customs Act presented by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on April 21, 2016.  We summarize the key points below:

 

(1)    Adding that unless provided in the Customs Act, the taxation category of imported and exported goods shall be decided according to the Customs Import Tariff.

 

(2)    Specifying the sequence for the clearance, interests and value of goods to be repaid, and that Customs may inform the relevant authority to prohibit the payer from transferring the product, creating other rights on the property or registering a capital reduction.

 

(3)    Establishing a preview system for the origin of imported goods.

 

(4)    Relaxing the scope for Customs and enterprises applying for affixing seals.

 

(5)    Excluding frequently-imported goods from applying the Customs duty exemption for goods with a value under the prescribed ceiling, and authorizing the MOF to set the determination criteria.

 

(6)    Stating that any exportation of self-use machinery and equipment imported by a bonded factory to the tax area without paying Customs duty first shall be handled as smuggling.

 

Reported by: Stacy Lo / Angela Lin

 

Food and Drug Administration

 

7.    Regulations Stipulating Usage Restriction on Edible Hydrogenated Oils

 

On April 22, 2016, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) announced the “Regulations Stipulating Usage Restriction on Edible Hydrogenated Oils”, which is scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2018. According to the regulations, partially hydrogenated oils will be prohibited from use in food, while fully hydrogenated oils remain allowed. Fully hydrogenated oils are oils that are hydrogenated to complete or near-complete saturation and have an iodine value of no more than four (4); partially hydrogenated oils are oils that have been hydrogenated, but not to complete or near-complete saturation, and with an iodine value greater than four (4).

 

Reported by: Jolene Wang / Crick Liang

 

8.    Regulations Related to Labeling Regulations on Food Utensils, Food Containers or Packaging

 

The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) announced on April 18, 2016 that the amendment of "Items of Food Utensils, Food Containers or Packaging to Which the Labeling Requirements Apply" (the Items) and the "Labeling Regulations on Food Utensils, Food Containers or Packaging" (the Labeling Regulations) shall become effective as of July 1, 2017.

 

The Items are amended to all food utensils, food containers or packaging using food contact materials containing plastics.

 

The Labeling Regulations provide:

 

(1)    for food utensils, food containers or packaging, the wording of "for food contact use" or that with similar meaning should be labeled;

 

(2)    for food utensils, food containers or packaging using the food contact materials containing plastics, the wording of "for repeated use" or "for single use," or that with similar meaning should be labeled; and

 

(3)    for the food contact materials containing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC), the warning of "do not put in contact with high-temperature fatty/oily food directly" or that with similar meaning should be labeled.

 

Reported by: Jolene Wang

 

Intellectual Property

 

9.    Amendments to the Table of Classification of Goods and Services in Article 19 of the Enforcement Rules of the Trademark Act

 

On April 18, 2016, the Ministry of Economic Affairs announced amendments to the Table of Classification of Goods and Services provided in Article 19 of the Enforcement Rules of the Trademark Act.  Accordingly, while applying for a trademark registration, the applicant shall designate the class(es) of goods or services in the order listed in the Table of Classification of Goods and Services, and shall specifically list the names of the goods or services.

 

Reported by: Jolene Wang / Linda Cheng

Editors:
Mike Lu (Partner)
Stacy Lo (Partner)
Jeffrey Liu (Partner)
Kang-Shen Liu (Partner)
David Tsai (Partner)
Counselors:
Echo Yeh
Sue Su
Shih-Jung Lee
Jolene Wang (Lexcel Partners IP)

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Areas of Practice

Litigations, dispute resolution and relief, cross border and China investment, drafting and negotiation of commercial agreements, corporate establishment and registrations, mergers & acquisitions, labor and employment matters, real estate, regulatory compliance, tax advice, securities transactions, bank financing, insurance, asset management, fair trade law, and intellectual property right related.

Award

Lexcel Partners was enlisted by Legal 500, as one of recommended firms in the areas of "Corporate and M&A", "Banking" and "Labor" in Taiwan. Mike Lu, Echo Yeh, Sue Su, and David Tsai of Lexcel Partners were recommended.

Lexcel Partners was enlisted by Bloomberg as one of Leading Law Firms in the Taiwan region.

Lexcel Partners was enlisted as one of the Leading Firms in Taiwan by Chambers Asia Pacific.

Mike Lu, attorney at law, Echo Yeh and/or Sue Su, counselors of Lexcel Partners, were enlisted as one of the leaders in Taiwan by Chambers Asia Pacific.

Lexcel Partners was enlisted by IFLR 1000 (International Financial Law Review), as one of the recommended firms in Taiwan.

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