Advising a global bank on the establishment of a cross border trade finance and factoring platform.
The Taiwan government issued a new regulation in 2013 governing the evaluation of data process service providers who provide cross-border payment services. Lin & Partners assisted one of the leading payment service providers to apply for the certification. Prior to obtaining such certificate, Lin & Partners was designated by Taiwan’s central bank to act as foreign exchange declaration agent on behalf of the client’s customers for cross-broader transactions.
Lin & Partners advised the Taipei branch of a large Japanese bank in the arranging of credit facilities for the bank’s client, a top auto manufacture, in multiple jurisdictions.
As part of a global bank’s worldwide initiative to implement internal controls over employee data, a global law firm instructed Lin & Partners to complete the Taiwan portion of a data protection survey.
Lin & Partners serves as counsel to Taiwan’s trust industry association on proposed regulatory reforms to the trust structure under which offshore structured products are marketed and sold to onshore clients, in order to offer clients a more diverse product mix while maintaining appropriate know your customer principles.
Lin & Partners advised the Taipei branch of one of Japan’s largest banks on legal issues arising from lending limit issues under local laws and regulations that applied to the bank’s client, a leading touch sensor manufacturer.
As a result of regulatory changes in the United Kingdom, the jurisdiction where a European investment bank client issued its structured products, Lin & Partners the client on the creation of a new issuance model to market such structured products to professional investors in Taiwan.