Team

Pijan Wu


  • New York State
  • Senior Counsel, LCS & Partners
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Soochow University School of Law
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Management and Marketing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Chairman, Friends of California Association
  • Commissioner, New Taipei City Commission on Cable TV Services
  • Member of Domain Name Dispute Settlement Panel, TWNIC
  • Sueprvisor, Financial Executive Institute
  • Supervisor, Taiwan-India Association


  • National Taiwan University (EMBA, 2008)
  • New York University School of Law (J.S.D., 1996)
  • Soochow University Graduate School of Law (LL.M., 1989)
  • National Taiwan University (LL.B., 1987)

Areas of Expertise

International trade and investment ; Merger and acquisition ; Energy ; Startup: formation, funding and internationalization ; Telecommunications, media and technology ; Non-performing loans, distressed assets and corporate turnaround

Publications

  • "Solving the Problems of Incapacity of Unrecognized Foreign Juristic Persons under Taiwan Law: From the Transnational Legal Perspective", Chinese (Taiwan) Review of International and Transnational Law, Vol.7:2, Dec. 2011, pp.293-320 (in Chinese).
  • "Investment Protection Issues under ECFA between Taiwan and China", in the COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION PAPERS (Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei, October, 2011) (in Chinese).
  • "Corning (Taiwan) -- Case Study on Corning's Investment in Taiwan", in OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN THE APEC REGION (APEC Human Resources Development Working Group Capacity Building Network, December 2008).
  • "Study on the Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions Engaged by Born Globals", National Taiwan University EMBA thesis, June 2008.
  • Pijan Wu and Marx Lai, "Theory and Practice of Corporate Social Responsibilities", in GRETAI SECUR
  • ITIES MARKET, August, 2006 (in Chinese).
  • Pijan Wu and Caroline Thomas, "Taiwan's Fair Trade Act: Achieving the 'right' balance?", NORTHWESTERN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW & BUSINESS, 26:643 (2006).
  • "Taiwan's Legal Strategies in Response to the Emerging Regional Trading Arrangement – Proposal for WTO Rules”, 17 CHINESE REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, 2003, pp.29-67 (in Chinese)
  • "An Analysis of the WTO Case 'United States – Investigation of The International Trade Commission in Softwood Lumber From Canada'", in TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION JOURNAL, December 2005 (in Chinese).
  • "An Analysis of the WTO Case 'United States – Section 129(C)(1) Of The Uruguay Round Agreements Act'", in TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION JOURNAL, December 2005 (in Chinese).
  • "An Analysis of the WTO Case 'United States – Anti-Dumping Act of 1916'", in TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION JOURNAL, December 2005 (in Chinese).
  • "An Analysis of the WTO Case 'Argentina – Definitive Safeguard Measure On Imports Of Preserved Peaches'", in TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION JOURNAL, December 2004 (in Chinese)
  • "An Analysis of the WTO Case “Chile – Price Band System And Safeguard Measures Relating To Certain Agricultural Products'", in TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION JOURNAL, December 2003 (in Chinese)
  • "NPL Transaction and the Mortgage Rights under the Civil Law", ECONOMIC DAILY NEWS, December 2003 (in Chinese).
  • "Legal Issues involved in the Closing of NPL Sales" ECONOMIC DAILY NEWS, September 2003 (in Chinese).
  • "Legal Planning in Capital Structure of Newly-Founded Bio-Technology Companies", ECONOMIC DAILY NEWS, May 2002 (in Chinese).
  • "NPL's Sale and Purchase Agreement: Profit/Loss Sharing Mechanism" ECONOMIC DAILY NEWS, May 2002 (in Chinese).
  • "Legal Issues of Fact-Finding Database, in IPR Protection for Digital Technology", in XHUZIHUA ZHISHI DE ZHESHE CHANQUAN BAOHU, IPPH, China,May 2000 (originally presented at the 3rd Cross-Strait IPR Seminar, Beijing, November, 1999).
  • "Taiwan Chapter", in INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAW, (Co-Authored, Dennis Campbell ed., 1999: London: BNA Int'l Inc.: under the auspices of the Center for International Legal Studies).
  • "Development of International Investment Regulations", TAIWAN LAW REVIEW, October 1997 (in Chinese).
  • "A Model of Regulatory Cooperation between Global and Regional Trading Regimes", J.S.D dissertation at NYU Law School, 1996.
  • "Trade and Environmental Protection: NAFTA", in ROC RESPONSE TO INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: REFLECTION, OUTLOOK AND SUGGESTIONS (Research Project Commissioned by Environmental Protection Administration of ROC, 1996; in Chinese).