Peggy Chiu

Peggy Chiu

Baker & McKenzie


Peggy is focusing on cross-border tax issues for corporates and individuals. As both a lawyer and a Certified Public Accountant, she can provide total solution and thorough consideration for multinational corporate clients as well as high net-worth clients from both legal and tax perspectives. She is specialized in cross border planning and corporate restructuring. She is also specialized at helping bank clients do know-your-customer check, anti-tax avoidance check, anti-money laundering check and build up family office practice. She is trusted by the corporate banking and private banking eco-system as an advisor to communicate among financial institution partners (either onshore or offshore banks, financial advisors, trustees, insurance companies or insurance brokers/agents), various service providers (family office, fund house, wealth planners) and more important of all, the multinational corporate clients, high-net worth families and their family business.

Practice Focus

Tax; Banking and Finance; Regulatory Compliance; Private Banking

Representative Legal Matters

  • Acting as legal and tax counsel for various M&A transactions.
  • Acting as Legal counsel of Taiwan Fintech Space, the government-backed Fintech accelerator.
  • Four-year practical in-house experience in global banks and the bank subsidiary of a Taiwan financial holding company.
  • Assisted several clients in implementing Fintech and innovation for payment solutions, client-facing and 'know-your-customer' procedures.
  • Assisted legal migration projects and tax advisory work under the anti-tax avoidance regime.
  • Assisted a local financial holding company in implementing compliance risk assessment (CRA) and enhancing compliance structure for offshore branches.
  • Assisted several foreign banks in merging with other banks, localization and conducting post-merger matters.
  • Assisted major banks and cross-border enterprises in acquisition finance, project finance and trade finance.
  • Assisted major banks in miss-selling client complaints and related compliance issues.
  • Advised major banks and high net-worth clients on private banking/wealth management related legal, tax and compliance issues.
  • Advised major banks and public companies on corporate governance, company secretary, and general corporate matters 
  • Assisted major financial institutions in Banca related matters and projects.
  • Assisted a major Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) company in a financial restructuring project.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Taipei Bar Association


  • Taoyuan~Taiwan (2009)
  • Taipei~Taiwan (2007)


  • Financial Supervisory Commission, Taipei, Taiwan (Certified Public Accountant License) (2007)
  • National Taiwan University (MBA) (2006)
  • National Taiwan University (LL.B. and BBA) (2003)


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

Co-author, Hubbies Partners Insights: Baker McKenzie – Recent Updates Affecting the Wealth Management Industry – Taiwan (2021)

Co-author, "New Tax Code in Taiwan to Encourage Funds Repatriation," Bloomberg, August 2019

Co-author, "Economic Substance on Taiwan Estate Planning and Corporate Structures," Bloomberg, June 2019

Author, "Impact of Reorganization on the Valuation of a Financially-distressed Company and Piecemeal Voluntary Corporate Liquidations," National Taiwan University MBA. thesis, 2006