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Legal risks of launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in Taiwan – A look at Taiwan’s Banking Act, Securities Exchange Act, Money Laundering Control Act

Legal risks of launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in Taiwan – A look at Taiwan’s Banking Act, Securities Exchange Act, Money Laundering Control Act 【Zhong Yin Law Firm, Partner Charlotte Wu / Associate Arthas Ke/ Consultant Joseph Banks】 【Cryptocurrency Legal Risks】 In prior articles, we have discussed cryptocurrencies generally and have provided an overview…

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Brief on Regulatory Structure of Cell Banking in Taiwan

Brief on Regulatory Structure of Cell Banking in Taiwan Zhongyin Law Firm Managing Partner Charlotte Wu Esq., and Associate Ann Luo, Esq. A. Preamble  With the arrival of an aging society and late marriages coupled with rapid development of biotechnology and advances in medicine, in recent years, there has been a growth spurt in the…

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【NEWS】Partner Charlotte Wu’s Co-authored Essay Honored with the First Prize in the 2017 Int’l Academic Convention on Direct Selling and Cross-Strait Academic Symposium

【NEWS】 Partner Charlotte Wu’s Co-authored Essay Honored with the First Prize in the 2017 Int’l Academic Convention on Direct Selling and Cross-Strait Academic Symposium Charlotte Shao-Han Wu, Managing Partner at Zhong Yin Law Firm, and consultant Ya-Ping Chen were invited to deliver their co-authored essay “Comparative Regulations for International Recruitment in the Multi-level Marketing Industry:…

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Offshore Companies: Why and How to Incorporate Offshore

Offshore Companies: Why and How to Incorporate Offshore While Asia used to be a large receiver of foreign direct investment (and still is to a great extent), in recent years, there has been a tremendous outflow of capital from East Asian countries such as China and Japan to invest in destinations such as South-East Asia,…

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[NEWS] 2017 Int’l Legal Seminar on Direct Selling and Multi-level Marketing -Partner Charlotte Wu’s speech outlining current trends and regulatory issues in Multi-level Marketing brought by the development of internet technology in Taiwan.

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 [NEWS] 2017 Int’l Legal Seminar on Direct Selling and Multi-level Marketing -Partner Charlotte Wu’s speech outlining current trends and regulatory issues in Multi-level Marketing brought by the development of internet technology in Taiwan. On 21st June 2017, the “International Seminar on the regulatory regime for Direct selling and Multi-level Marketing” finished at 5pm at the…

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Executive Summary of the Amendment of the Medical Devices Management Act

Executive Summary of the Amendment of the Medical Devices Management Act  [Zhong Yin Law Firm, Charlotte Wu – Founding Partner] charlotte.wu@zhongyinlawyer.com.tw Introduction Dated on November 5, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration announced new draft legislation, the “Medical Devices Management Act”, (the “Act”) a specialized set of regulations that will be drafted independently of the…

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The Amendment of the Taxation of E-commerce in Taiwan

The Amendment of the Taxation of E-commerce in Taiwan Zhongyin Law Firm (Taiwan) / Charlotte S.H. Wu Attorney-at-law, Partner  charlotte.wu@zhongyinlawyer.com.tw The Taiwanese legislature has recently passed an amendment to the “Value-added and Non-value-added Business Tax Act” (the “Tax Act”) that will require foreign businesses that sell products and services to / in the Taiwanese market to…

201612.20
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Selling Service Type Products via MLM channels in Asia

Selling Service Type Products via MLM channels in Asia Zhongyin Law Firm (Taiwan) / Charlotte S.H. Wu Attorney-at-law, Partner  charlotte.wu@zhongyinlawyer.com.tw While the vast majority of Multi-level Marketing (“MLM”) enterprises globally sell physical products, we are witnessing an increase in the diversity of products that MLM enterprises sell. MLM companies are increasingly starting to sell “service” products,…

201601.14
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The Rise of Social Networking Technology and its Impact on MLM Companies, Distributors, and the Regulatory Authority

The Rise of Social Networking Technology and its Impact on MLM Companies, Distributors, and the Regulatory Authority Zhongyin Law Firm (Taiwan) / Charlotte S.H. Wu Attorney-at-law, Partner  charlotte.wu@zhongyinlawyer.com.tw The rise of internet technology is not front page news anymore but with the notion of new social network technology such as Facebook and mobile applications (Apps) such…

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The First Specialist Conference of The 2015 “Proactive Planning Project for an Internationally-Harmonized and Innovative Revision of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act”

Pharmaceutical and medical regulations are closely linked with the health of the people, and taking charge of Taiwan’s pharmaceutical administration is the main legal obligation of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act. The Taiwanese Pharmaceutical Affairs Act has been in place since 1970 and although the scope of amendments varies, due to the dynamic development of pharmaceutical…