Louis Hsieh

Louis Hsieh

Partner
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Louis practices in the areas of telecommunication and media laws, mergers and acquisitions and capital market. He also has substantial experience in general corporate affairs, competition law and trade remedies.

Practice Focus

Louis focuses on mergers and acquisitions, information technology and communication as well as antitrust and competition.

Representative Legal Matters

Telecommunication

  • Acted as legal counsel for the purchaser to acquire the trustee-manager of APTT who controls the third-largest multiple-system operator in Taiwan.

  • Represented a Taiwan WiMAX operator before the Administrative Supreme Court and the Administrative High Court for license renewal dispute.

  • Provided legal advise on Taiwan telecommunication regulations with regard to the connected car for one of the major American automotive companies.

Information Technology

  • Acted as legal counsel for a world-leading software manufacturer in its pre-merger filing for a US$44.6 billion project and successfully obtained approval from the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission.

  • Defended a U.S.-based Fortune 500 information technology company regarding a lease dispute related to its office building in Taipei.

  • Acting as legal counsel for the world's largest computer chip manufacturer, providing regular consultation on developments and updates of the Taiwan Fair Trade Law.

Financial Institutions

  • Acted as legal counsel for a U.K.-based commercial bank to sell its retail securities business to a Taiwan local securities firm. 

  • Acted as legal counsel for a Taiwan bank and its major shareholders in a share swap transaction with a Taiwan local financial holding company.

  • Defended the vice president of a Hong Kong-based investment bank against a criminal investigation related to unlawful solicitation of financial products in Taiwan.

  • Assist one of the largest financial holding company in Taiwan to incorporate a joint venture on insurance business in China.

 

Professional Honors

  • Recommended Lawyer, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019
  • Next Generation Lawyer, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Taipei Bar Association. 

Admissions

  • Taipei~Taiwan (2008)

Education

  • National Taiwan University (LL.B.) (2012)
  • National Taiwan University (LL.M.) (2006)
  • National Taiwan University (LL.B.) (2003)

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • The Right of Defendant to Interview Prospective Witnesses

  • The Regulatory Model of Trade and Environment in NAFTA: An Inspiration to Taiwan