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WEN-CHIH CHEN 陳文智
  • - Corporate & Commercial
  • - International Trade and Investment
  • - M&A
  • - Antitrust
  • - Employment
  • - Financial Services
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MPhil/PhD programme, Department of Law, London School of Economics, UK
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Master of Law, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University, Japan
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Graduate School of Law, Cheng Kung University
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Bachelor of Law, Economic & Financial Laws Division, National Taiwan University

- Taipei Bar Association
- Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honour Society
- Japanese Scholarship Overseas Students Association
- Kobe University Alumni Association in Taiwan
- London School of Economics Alumni Association in Taiwan
- Taiwan Enterprise Law Association
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Taiwan)

  • [Speech &Seminar]
     
  • 1. Labor Dispute and its Defensive Strategies”, Ashita Team Workshop 
    Taiwan, 2018
  • 2. “Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Work”, Internal Workshop of a Japanese-Owned Company (Electronic Industry) 
    Taiwan, 2018
  • 3. “Employee Performance Appraisal – Viewpoint from Taiwan Labor Law”, Ashita Team Personnel Management Strategy Workshop 2018 in Taipei
    Taiwan, 2018
  • 4. “HR Management” Ashita Team Workshop
    Taiwan, 2017
  • 5. “Legal Compliance in Taiwan”, Internal Workshop of a Japanese-Owned Company (Precious Metals Manufacturing Industry)
    Taiwan, 2017
  • 6. “Legal Compliance in Taiwan”, Internal Workshop of a Japanese-Owned Company (Electronic Industry)
    Taiwan, 2017
  • 7. “Project of Improving the Environment of Financial Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Medium” Guest Speaker, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research
    Taiwan, 2017
  • 8. “Legal Issues on Taiwan Fair Trade Act in Taiwan”, Internal Workshop of a Japanese-Owned Company (Medical Device Industry)
    Taiwan, 2017
  • 9. “Legal Compliance in Taiwan”, Internal Workshop of a Japanese-Owned Company (Medical Device Industry).
    Taiwan, 2016
  • 10. “Mergers & Acquisitions: From the Viewpoint of a Legal Practitioner”, Guest Speaker, National Chung Hsing University, Seminar on Legal Practice concerning Mergers & Acquisitions
    Taiwan, 2015
  • 11. “Tax Issues Concerning Share Transfers Associated with M&A involving Taiwan”, Guest Speaker (in Japanese), Academic Seminar, Association of Lawyers in Japan and Taiwan
    Tokyo, Japan, 2015
  • 12. “Legal Issues Arising from Investment Made by Taiwan Enterprises in Japan - Discussion from the Comparison with Investment Made by Japanese Enterprises in Taiwan”, Legal Issues Arising from Investment Made by Taiwan Enterprises in Japan
    Taiwan, 2015
  • 13. "Doing Business in Taiwan: From a viewpoint of Legal Environment”, Guest Speaker (in English), Kobe SALAD 2015, Kobe University Summer School
    Japan, 2015
  • 14. "Closely-Held Company Regulation in Taiwan Companies Act," Panelist, Expert Meeting of Company Law, National Taiwan University
    Taiwan, 2015
  • 15. "See Taiwan's Fair Trade Act in A New Light," Guest Speaker (in Japanese), Internal Workshop of a Japanese-Owned Company
    Taiwan, 2015
  • 16. "Introduction of Foreign Workers to Taiwan," Guest Speaker (in Japanese), Seminar on International Immigration Control, Japan Immigration Association
    Japan, 2014
  • 17. "Legal Planning for Pre-Merger Notification of M&A," Speaker (in Japanese), New Trend in Competition Law- Theory and Positivism, The 40th Anniversary Seminar (I) of Formosa Transnational
    Taiwan, 2014
  • 18. "Regulations on Disclosure of Information in Taiwan," Interviewee, Interviewed by Prof. Masashi Kitamura, Research and Training Institute of the Ministry of Justice (Japan)
    Taiwan, 2014
  • 19. "Seminar on Case Study: Corporate and Financial Regulations," Panelist, National Taiwan University College of Law
    Taiwan, 2013
  • 20. "Company Law and M&A," Guest Speaker, Seminar Co-organized by Academy for the Judiciary, Ministry of Justice (Taiwan) and WASEDA University
    Taiwan, 2013
  • 21. "Personal Information Protection Act," Internal Workshop of a Japanese-Owned Company
    Taiwan, 2013
  • 22. "Latest Development of Court Decisions regarding Directors & Officers Liability in Japan," Translator/Panelist, Seminar on Market Transformation and the Impact of Japan’s Companies and Securities Regulations (Speaker: Prof. Mitsuo Kondo)
    Taiwan, 2012
  • 23. "Directors & Officers Liability: Latest Development of Court Decisions in Japan," Translator (Speaker: Prof. Mitsuo Kondo), Taipei Bar Association
    Taiwan, 2012
  • 24. "Draft and Negotiation of M&A Contracts," Guest Speaker, General Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of China
    Taiwan, 2010
  • 25. "Joint Venture Agreement and Corporate Governance," Guest Speaker, Seminar on Case Study of Company Law, Fu Jen Catholic University College of Law
    Taiwan, 2010
  • 26. "Legal Compliance," Internal Workshop of a Japanese-Owned Company
    Taiwan, 2008
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  • [Certificates]
  • 1. Certified Fraud Examiner
    USA
  • 2. Certified Public Bookkeeper
    Taiwan
  • 3. Securities Investment Trust and Consulting Professional
    Taiwan
  • 4. Sales Personnel of Futures Trust Fund Distributors
    Taiwan
  • 5. Certified Financial Specialist for Small and Medium Enterprise
    Taiwan
  • 6. Financial Planning Personnel
    Taiwan
  • 7. Senior Securities Specialist
    Taiwan
  • 8. Bond Specialist
    Taiwan
  • 9. Structured-Product Sales Personnel
    Taiwan
  • 10. Bank Internal Control and Audit
    Taiwan
  • 11. Futures Specialist
    Taiwan
  • 12. Stock Affair Specialist
    Taiwan
  • 13. Outsourcing of Debt-Collection Personnel
    Taiwan
  • 14. Basic Proficiency Test for International Banking Personnel
    Taiwan
  • 15. Basic Proficiency Test for Bank Lending Personnel
    Taiwan
  • 16. Asset Securitization Basic Test
    Taiwan
  • 17. Trust Operations Personnel
    Taiwan
  • 18. Securities Specialist
    Taiwan
【Chinese】
  1. Outline of investigating debtor's assets in Japan, FT Law Review, No. 211
  2. Lecture on Contract Terms – Part III: “Obligation”, FT Law Review, No. 207 (2016).
  3. Are Press Releases Permitted? Can and How Does a Pharmaceutical Factory Announce the Results of a Clinical Trial? FT Law Review, No. 206 (2016).
  4. Foreign Investors’ perspective Regarding the regulations of a Closed Held Company (Company Act, Lesson 10), FT Law Review, No. 206 (2016).
  5. Lecture on Contractual Terms – Part II: “time”, FT Law Review, No. 202 (2015)
  6. Dilemma of unsecured creditors in the corporate reorganization proceeding, Accounting Research Monthly, No. 357 (2015)
  7. Selling Stocks of Listing Companies Legally by Foreign Investors, FT Law Review, No. 199 (2015)
  8. Legal Strategies of Dealing with Regulations on M&A, FT Law Review, No. 197 (2014)
  9. Establishing a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, FT Law Review, No. 196 (2014).
  10. Lecture on Contractual Terms Lecture 1: “and”, FT Law Review, No. 196 (2014).
  11. Practice of Leniency Policy in Concerted Actions, FT Law Review, No. 194 (2014).
  12. Legal Liabilities for Misrepresentation of Non-financial Information, Accounting Research Monthly, No. 340 (2014).
  13. Current Situation of Practice and Development of Legal System with respect to Management Liability in Japan, Taiwan Law Journal, No. 233 (2013) (translation work).
  14. Practical Samples of English Business Contracts (Co-author), Angel publishing Co. Ltd. (2013).
  15. End of Life of A Company Limited By Shares (Company Act, Lesson 8) , FT Law Review, No. 187 (2013)
  16. Litigation Risk and Risk Diversification of IT Consulting Industry, AON Risk & Insurance Quarterly,3rd Quarter (2012).
  17. A Shareholder’s Right to Acquire Accounting Information and How to Strengthen the Right (Company Act, Lesson 7), FT Law Review, No. 184 (2012)
  18. Comments and Recommendations on Payment Period for Private Placement of Public Companies, FT Law Review, No. 182 (2012).
  19. Director’s Liability-A viewpoint from New Amendments of the Company Act, Accounting Research Monthly, No. 315 (2012).
  20. Recent Tendency Regarding Amendments to Foreign Investment Regulations-Commentary on Draft “Act for Investment by Overseas Taiwanese and Nationals”, FT Law Review, No. 178 (2012)
  21. Revealing the True Form of the Shadow Director, Accounting Research Monthly, No. 306 (2011).
  22. Shareholding and Share Certificates of a Company Limited by Shares (Company Act, Lesson 6), FT Law Review, No. 176 (2011)
  23. Issues on Registration during Dissolution and Liquidation of Incorporation (Company Act, Lesson 5), FT Law Review, No. 169 (2010)
  24. The Purpose of the Administrative Disposition under Article 37.3 of Securities and Exchange Act, Securities&Futures Monthly, Vol. 27 No. 12 (2009).
  25. A Study of the Mechanism of Surcharge on Accountants in Japan, Securities & Futures Monthly, Vol. 27 No. 11 (2009).
  26. Planning Stamp Tax of Service Contracts involving Foreign Elements, Tax Journal, No. 2092 (2009).
  27. A Study on Disciplinary Sanction on Accountants by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Securities & Futures Monthly, Vol. 27 No. 10 (2009).
  28. Qualification, Selection and Removal of Directors (Company Act, Lesson 4), FT Law Review, No. 167 (2009)
  29. Dividend and Bonus of a Company Limited by Shares (Company Act, Lesson 3), FT Law Review, No. 166 (2009).
  30. The Preparation, Approval, Audit and Disclosure of the Financial Information of A Company Limited by Shares (Company Act, Lesson 2), FT Law Review, No. 165 (2009).
  31. The Contents and Developments of Corporate Social Responsibility in UK, FT Law Review, No. 164 (2009).
  32. The Supervisor of A Company Limited by Shares (Company Act, Lesson 1), FT Law Review, No. 163 (2009).
  33. A Study of Post-Enron Governing Mechanism on Accountants in the UK, Securities & Futures Monthly, Vol. 27 No. 3 (2009).
  34. Applicability of Contributory Negligence to Accountant Liability, Journal of New Perspectives on Law, No. 7 (2009).
  35. Accountants' Duty and Responsibility to Blow the Whistle, Journal of New Perspectives on Law, No. 6 (2009).
  36. Farewell to Deep Pockets? An Analysis of Statutory Caps on Accountants' Liability, Journal of New Perspectives on Law, No. 5 (2008).
  37. Are Accountants' Pockets Adjustable? An Analysis of Contractual Limitations on Accountants' Liability, Journal of New Perspectives on Law, No. 4 (2008).
  38. Should Proportionate Liability Apply to Accountants?--An Analysis on the Legitimacy of Introducing Proportionate Liability into Taiwan's Securities and Exchange Act, Journal of New Perspectives on Law, No. 1 (2008).
  39. The Reform of EU Directive on Statutory Audit, Securities & Futures Monthly, Vol. 26 No. 6 (2008).
  40. A Study on Introduction of Whistleblower Protection, Taiwan Bar Journal (2007).
  41. The Latest Development of Regulations on the Remuneration of Directors and Supervisors in Japan, FT Law Review, No. 147 (2006).
  1. The Position of Retirement Allowance for Directors under Article 196 of Taiwanese Company Act, Taiwan Law Journal, No. 80 (2006).
  2. Function of Information Disclosure by Accountants, Taiwan Law Review, No. 130 (2006).
  3. The Creation of the System of “Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)” of Japan, FT Law Review, No. 145 (2006).
  4. Accountants’ Duty of Care—Professional Care, Taiwan Law Review, No. 127 (2005).
  5. The Birth of Japanese Company Act 2005, FT Law Review, No. 144 (2005).
  6. A Review on Taiwan’s Regulations regarding preferential shares, Taiwan Bar Journal, Vol. 9 No. 12 (2005).
  7. The Concept of “Personal Interest” under Article 178 of Taiwan’s Company Act, FT Law Review, No. 143 (2005).
  8. The Latest Development of Defensive Measures against Hostile Takeover in Japan, FT Law Review, No. 142 (2005).
  9. Introduction to the Mechanism of Non-Issuance of Share Certificates of Japanese Mercantile Law, FT Law Review, No. 140 (2005).
  10. The Latest Amendment to the Japanese Mercantile Law Concerning Foreign Corporations, FT Law Review, No. 135 (2004).
  11. Introduction to the Radical Amendment of Japanese Corporate Reorganization Act, FT Law Review, No. 134 (2004).
  12. Introduction to Consolidated Financial Report System for Large-Scale Corporations in Japan, FT Law Review, No. 133 (2004).
  13. Issues on International Guaranty, Economic Daily News (2004).  

【Japanese】
  1. Outline of investigating debtor’s assets in Japan, FT Law Review, No. 211 (2017).
  2. Tax Issues concerning Share Transfers with M&A involving Taiwan, Association of Lawyers in Japan and Taiwan Law Review, No.13, (2016).
  3. Lecture on Contract Terms – Part III: “Obligation”, FT Law Review, No. 207 (2016).
  4. Foreign Investors’ perspective Regarding the regulations of a Closed Held Company (Company Act, Lesson 10), FT Law Review, No. 206 (2016).
  5. Lecture on Contractual Terms – Part II: “time”, FT Law Review, No. 202 (2015)
  6. See Taiwan’s Fair Trade Act In A New Light, FT Law Review, No. 201 (2015)
  7. Introduction of Foreign Labors to Taiwan, The Immigration Newsmagazine, No. 335 (2015)
  8. Selling Stocks of Listing Companies Legally by Foreign Investors, FT Law Review, No. 199 (2015)
  9. Premerger Notification in Taiwan- Now and Future, The Lawyers (Nov. 2014)
  10. Legal Strategies of Dealing with Regulations on M&A, FT Law Review, No. 197 (2014)
  11. Establishing a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, FT Law Review, No. 196 (2014).
  12. Lecture on Contractual Terms Lecture 1: “and”, FT Law Review, No. 196 (2014).
  13. Practice of Leniency Policy in Concerted Actions, FT Law Review, No. 194 (2014).
  14. End of Life of A Company Limited By Shares (Company Act, Lesson 8), FT Law Review, No. 187 (2013).
  15. The Latest Development of Business Law in Taiwan, JURIST, No. 1449 (2013).
  16. With Respect to Distributorship (From Asian Law Firms, Taiwan, Part III), TEIKOKU NEWS Kansai (October 23, 2012)
  17. With Respect to Acquiring Shares of Taiwanese Companies (From Asian Law Firms, Taiwan, Part II), TEIKOKU NEWS Kansai (September 25, 2012)
  18. Types of Taiwanese Companies (From Asian Law Firms, Taiwan, Part I), TEIKOKU NEWS Kansai, (August 28, 2012)
  19. A Shareholder’s Right to Acquire Accounting Information and How to Strengthen the Right (Company Act, Lesson 7), FT Law Review, No. 184 (2012)
  20. The Relationship between JV Agreements and Articles of Incorporation, Y’s News (December 12, 2011).
  21. With Respect to the Impact of Control on JV Companies due to variation of the capital contribution ratio, Y’s News (October 17, 2011)
  22. Shareholding and Share Certificates of a Company Limited by Shares (Company Act, Lesson 6), FT Law Review, No. 176 (2011)
  23. Issues on Registration during Dissolution and Liquidation of Incorporation (Company Act, Lesson 5), FT Law Review, No. 169 (2010)
  24. Qualification, Selection and Removal of Directors (Company Act, Lesson 4), FT Law Review, No. 167 (2009)
  25. Dividend and Bonus of a Company Limited by Shares (Company Act, Lesson 3), FT Law Review, No. 166 (2009).
  26. The Preparation, Approval, Audit and Disclosure of the Financial Information of A Company Limited by Shares (Company Act, Lesson 2), FT Law Review, No. 165 (2009).
  27. The Supervisor of A Company Limited by Shares (Company Act, Lesson 1), FT Law Review, No. 163 (2009).
  28. Accountant’s Liability Regarding Employees’ Fraud- A Comparison between the U.S. and Japan (2003)

【English】
  1. Doing Business in Taiwan : From a Legal Environment Viewpoint, FT Law Review, No. 204 (2015)