Rising Star

Trista Wu

Deputy Managing Partner HW Group Inc.

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  • Taiwan
Address
2F, No. 260 Tun Hua N. Rd
Taipei Taiwan

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Biography

EDUCATION

  • LL.M., Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan)
  • LL.B., National Taipei University (Taiwan)

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Deputy Managing Partner of HW & Partners, Barristers & Solicitors
  • Currently serving as the supervisor for Taiwan Association of Corporate Patent Executives
  • Served as the honorary consulting lawyer for small & medium enterprises of the Small & Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs, ROC
  • Consulting and claims dispute handling for all kinds of construction contracts; participated in the mediations of the Public Construction Commission, Executive Yuan (Taiwan), the arbitrations of arbitration commissions, and the representation of civil actions in court• Commissioned lawyer for several highly regarded criminal defense cases of Securities Exchange Act in Taiwan (e.g. Leadtrend Technology Corporation IPO case, FAST Technologies, Inc., Mingguan Technology Engineering Co., Ltd, Gia-Tzoong Enterprise Co., Ltd., etc.)
  • Served as the moderator of the National Palace Museum's cross-border infringement investigation and procurement case for three consecutive years, and co-operated with the firm's Taiwan and China lawyers in the negotiation and enforcement of cross-border infringement dispute cases.
  • Providing legal services for the cross-border merger and acquisition cases for the domestic optoelectronic panel industry, Toppoly Optoelectronics Corp. and Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (Dutch company), as well as the domestic children's book industry, Kids Power International Ltd. and ASMODEE GROUP(French company)
  • Providing consulting services for Taiwan and China start-up companies in the fields of corporate, Fintech, intellectual property rights, e-commerce, etc.
  • Cooperating with the foreign firms for the patent discovery in Broadcom vs. Amazon patent litigation, entrusting Spanish lawyers to assist debt collection for our domestic client, seeking local creditors as a local counsel for the bankruptcy cases of the US law firm and seeking the accused companies as a local counsel for the antidumping cases in US, etc.

Firm Description

HW & Partners, Barristers & Solicitors is a law firm offering high quality legal and tax consultancy services across a comprehensive range of practice areas. We are a business associate of HW Group, and are thus able to share the strong human resources with professional partners in different areas. Our experienced attorneys and professionals work closely with our clients and provide custom-tailored individual solutions based on their need. Our practice areas include:

Tax Law

  • Assistance and advice in administrative and judicial proceedings in tax matters
  • Tax planning of foreign investments in Taiwan and Taiwanese investments abroad
  • Strategic planning for individual and applicable companies.
  • Real estate taxation

Perennial legal consulting services

  • Providing consultancy services for individuals or corporations, including but not limited to contract drafting & review and legal opinions for daily operation

Commercial and Corporate Law 

  • Planning of cross-border investment and design of shareholding structure
  • Incorporation of companies; drafting of article of incorporation
  • Developing internal control system of companies
  • Corporate governance for companies 
  • Antitrust and unfair competition
  • International trade

 M&A and Corporate Restructuring

  • Negotiation on behalf of clients for M&A matters
  • Business & debt restructuring
  • Share and asset transactions
  • Due Diligence

Labor Law

  • Drafting non-compete agreement
  • Legal assistance in mediation, arbitration and litigation for labor disputes 
  • Design of remuneration programs
  • Risk prevention in labor law matters

Civil Proceeding and Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Drafting and review general agreements
  • Mediation, arbitration and litigation for civil disputes
  • Enforcing collection proceedings

Trust and Inheritance

  • Designing trust structure
  • Drafting of wills and inheritance agreements
  • Strategic planning of inheritance processes
  • Execution of will

Bankruptcy Law 

  • Bankruptcy proceedings and settlements
  • Advice on the liability of Directors
  • Pre-bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court negotiations
  • Advice in insolvency situations of third party creditors

Criminal Law - White Collar Crimes 

  • Legal counsel and representation related to white collar crime

 Banking , Insurance & Financial Law

  • Financial and capital markets
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Resolution for insurance disputes
  • Legal & financial advice related to financial products: insurance policy, structured securities, derivatives, preferred stock, etc. 

Administrative Law 

  • Contracts with the Public Sector 
  • Public tenders and subsidies 
  • Regulated sectors
  • Defense of administrative proceedings

IP & IT 

  • Advice to protect and defend intellectual property rights and trade secrets
  • Regulatory compliance for new technologies