04 Corporate Practice

Companies seek trusted counsel upon whom they can rely not only in a crisis or during a difficult transition, but on an everyday basis and in future planning

From publicly traded corporations to family-owned businesses, companies of all sizes seek commercial stability and growth in an increasingly demanding environment.  Increased regulation and competition, and the globalization of doing business, create additional challenges and complications in the day-to-day operations of a business.  New corporate governance regulations have brought about significant change in how business is conducted, and technology continues to accelerate the pace of transactions and the need for information. 

Our attorneys possess the broad, in-depth experience necessary to serve a diverse client base, ranging from start-up ventures to middle market companies to large multinational corporations.

Our skills and commitment to service span many industries including consumer products, distribution, e-commerce, energy, financial services, health care, information technology, insurance, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals, professional services, retail, technology, telecommunications and transportation. We focus our corporate practice in areas such as mergers and acquisitions, investment management, corporate counseling, commercial transactions, international business and tax planning.

Success Story

Enabling Taiwanese Expansion

A global manufacturer and distributor of computer products based in Taiwan relies regularly on Globalaw’s Taiwan member, Shay & Partners, for legal assistance. When the company decided to dissolve one of its European affiliates and form a new company in Germany, it needed legal assistance in Europe. Shay & Partners referred the company to Globalaw’s Netherlands member, which handled the dissolution, and Globalaw’s German member, which handled the incorporation.

JV formation for pursuit of an FBO license

Jackson Walker based in Texas referred to Shay & Partners a client that would like to enter into a joint venture on formation of an entity in Taiwan which will operate a fixed based operator service for jets and airplanes in Taiwan with a Taiwanese partner. Shay & Partners assisted the client on company formation and further advise the client in the bidding process of FBO license under rules of the Civil Aeronautics Administration, MOTC.

Globalaw firms advise NSPO (The National Space Organization of Taiwan)

Globalaw firms Shay & Partners and Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP advised the NSPO on the review of its satellite insurance policy prior to the launch of its new remote-sensing satellites in orbit.

Jung & Sohn engaged Shay & Partners to advise on immigration regulations

Jung & Sohn hired Shay & Partners for immediate investigation of a criminal case involving deporting of Korean citizen and further thorough research of immigration regulations in Taiwan in relation to the pending case.

Legal opinion addressed on the use of expired product certification

Chuo Sogo Law offices asked Shay & Partners to look into an issue regards to the use of expired product certification for its client, a world-class instrument producer, and review possible legal solutions for compliance.

Assistance provided for document notarization and legalization

Golden Gate Lawyers and Shay & Partners have been working closely in offering clients located in China and Taiwan services required in the matter of intellectual property right protection. In various occasions, documents and certificates held by clients required for notarization and legalization have been done effectively through the two Globalaw members’ timely introduction of notary services associated with respective firms

Advise foreign creditor on liquidation of TransAsia Airways

Chuo Sogo Law offices acted for Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAA), a division of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of the Japanese government in its claims against TransAsia Airways, an air carrier certified in Taiwan, which entered into liquidation process.  Shay & Partners was asked to help on giving legal opinions in relation to liquidation and insolvency in Taiwan in addition to intelligence collection against license status of the air carrier.

Leading Counsel

Head of Group

David Wei​


Arthur Shay​

Senior Counsel
Clayton Yang​
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