10 Merger and Acquisition

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 practice in merger and acquisition involving the following services:
  • • Assessment, planning and negotiations, and execution of corporate mergers and acquisitions
  • • Recommendations for M&A matters as well as legal procedures and contracts
  • • Planning and procedure for equity exchange
  • • Review and implementation of corporate M&A and asset transfer agreements
  • • Legal matters relating to amendments to the incorporation of companies and corporate operations
  • • Planning and legal procedures for the establishment of overseas holding companies

Success Story

Referrals continue between Shay & Partners and multiple Globalaw member firms

Shay & Partners successfully make more substantial referrals to its Globalaw counterparts in the USA. Hanson Bridgett LLP is helping Himax Technologies, Inc., based in Taiwan, with negotiations of technology licensing agreements. In other business, right after the closing of a hundred-million dollar acquisition across Taiwan, China, and USA, Shay & Partners instructed Garvey Schubert Barer to assist another Taiwanese client company.

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.

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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