Nicholas V. Chen - Publications and Speeches

  • New Opportunities in the Era of Direct Cross Strait Aviation, presentation at The 3rd China Aeroleasing Summit 2008, Beijing, China (November 13, 2008)

  • China’s Energy Market: Overview and Opportunities, Terralex 2008 Annual General Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa (September 19, 2008)

  • Perspectives and Predictions on Opportunities and Challenges for VC’s and PE’s in Greater China, Taiwan Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, Taipei, Taiwan (May 16, 2008)

  • China Sovereign Funds, Outbound M&A: Challenges and Opportunities for TerraLex Members, TerraLex 2007 Annual General Meeting, Mexico City (September 29, 2007)

  • Sun Tzu and the Art of Negotiating a Asia and Partner Selection and Background Checks in China”, TerraLex Annual Meeting, Shanghai, China (October 28, 2005)

  • Taiwan Business Leaders’ Forum”, China: Under Pressure A Focused Update On Its Current State … And the Tensions At Work Upon It”, Guest Panel Q/A Speaker, The Economist, Taipei (August 30, 2005)            

  • China: Entering the World’s Fastest Growing Economy”, Louisville, Kentucky (May 25, 2005)   

  • China Business Opportunities and Challenges” What Every Indiana Business Owner Should Know About Doing Business in China”, Barnes & Thornburg Executive Forums, Indianapolis, Indiana (May 23, 2005)     

  • Practical Advice on Doing Business in China”, TerraLex North American Regional Meeting, Grand Rapids, Michigan (May 19, 2005)

  • Steering for Success in China: Practical Advice on Doing Business with China”, TerraLex North American Regional Meeting, Detroit/Southfield, Michigan (May 18, 2005)  

  • World Trade Week Conference: Leveraging Global Partnerships”, Due Diligence: Vetting Global Partnerships”, Grand Rapids, Michigan (May 17, 2005) 

  • Forming Partnerships in China”: Negotiating in China: Western vs. Asian: Cultural Rashomon”, National Chengchi University International MBA Program, Taipei (April 30, 2005)

  • Doing Business in China”: The Stakes and Practical Solutions to Investing in China: The French CXO’s Long March from Entry to Expansion” for ERAI (Entreprise Rhône Alpes International) and LAMY & ASSOCIÉS, Lyon (March, 2005)

  • Doing Business in Taiwan, Enspyre Event, Chinese Cultural University Continual Education Center, Taipei (March 5, 2005)

  • Dream Bay International Resort, Development Project: Penghu Taiwan”: Taiwan Legislative Reform Initiative, Hong Kong (February 22, 2005)

  •  A China Primer: The ABC’s of Representing Manufacturing Clients in the PRC” for Greenebaum Doll & McDonald Corporate and Commercial Group Retreat, Louisville (January 21, 2005) 

  • Strategic Global Re-Configuration in Greater China”: Global Competitiveness of Taiwan and China - The Global Competitiveness Report (World Economic Forum, Davos)”, National Chengchi University EMBA Program, Taipei (November 19, 2004)  

  • Greater China: Business Amidst Uncertainty, World Economic Forum, China Business Summit, Beijing (September 13, 2004)

  • Investors Workshop: Investing for Success, World Economic Forum, China Business Summit, Beijing (September 11, 2004)

  • Due Diligence for PRC Mergers and Acquisitions in High Tech Industry. Soochow University, Taipei (May 1 and 15, 2004)

  • Raising Capital, Taipei Entrepreneurs' Club (March 28, 2004)

  • Perspectives on Negotiating in China, National Chengchi University International MBA Program, Taipei (March 27, 2004)

  • Taiwan 2008: The Road Ahead, Economic, Social and Political Prospects for the Next Four Years, The European Chamber of Commerce, Taipei, (March 24, 2004)

  • Magic Dragon: Upside/Downside Growing Economic Integration with China and It's Implication for MNC's in Taiwan: A Corporate Perspective, Economist Corporate Network, Taiwan Business Leaders' Forum, Taipei (January 7, 2004)

  • Business Across the Straits: The New Dynamics of Economic Integration, World Economic Forum, China Business Summit, Beijing (November 7, 2003)

  • Doing Business in China: Accelerating Your Company's Success, Innovation World, Menlo Park CA (July 29, 2003)

  • Doing Business in Greater China: Legal Frameworks, Geographic Issues, Political Outlook, Economic Outlook and WTO- Global Executive Forum: University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business, Pittsburgh PA (June 8, 2003)

  • Effective Negotiating in China Global Executive Forum: University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business, Pittsburgh PA (June 7, 2003)

  • Legal and Tax Planning for Thai Investors in China: Representative Office; Approval Procedure for Joint Venture; Approval Procedure for Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise; Equity JV vs. Contract/Cooperative JV; Holding Companies in PRC; New Ways for Foreign Investment; How a CEO Maintains Legal and Operational Control over the Start Up Process in China; Summary of China Taxes and Incentives; Perspectives on Financing Your China Operations; Basics of Labor Management in China; Perspectives on Leasing, Buying and Developing Real Estate; Dispute Resolution: Consultation, Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation, Thai Chamber of Commerce/Thailand-China Business Council/Seri Manop & Doyle, Bangkok (April 3, 2003)

  • Greater China: Economic Integration and Opportunities for Regional Businesses: Dynamic Cross-Straits Partnering Paradigms: Macro and Micro Revenue/Technology/Capital/Cross-Border Partnering Trends, Economist Corporate Network, Hong Kong (April 8, 2003)

  • Cross Border Strategic Alliances: Finding the Right Partner/Structuring the Alliance/Managing the Partnership, National Chengchi University International MBA Program, Taipei (March 22, 2003)

  • Mainland China: Is it time now?- Chinese American Professionals in Taiwan/Chinese Canadian Professionals Network at Chinese Cultural University, Taipei (September 20, 2002)

  • Das Kapital: What Is to Be Done? The Dialectics of Money - China Satellite 2002 Conference, Shanghai (August 29, 2002)

  • Opportunities, Challenges and Developments in Taiwan's Telecom Market post WTO - 5th Taiwan Telecoms International Summit 2002, Taipei (May 15, 2002)

  • Taiwan Connections: The Business Implications: Latest Developments / Coming Trends / Looking Across the Horizon - World Economic Forum: China Business Summit 2002, Beijing (April 19, 2002)

  • Doing Business in WTO China: Challenges for Telecom/Media/Internet and Traditional Industries - Teleconference with Squire, Sanders & Dempsey Tysons Corner (March 26, 2002)

  • Personal Perspectives on China: Stories from the Last 30 years - Rotary Club of Taipei (March 14, 2002)

  • Doing Business in The East: India and China - Teleconference with Squire, Sanders & Dempsey Tyson's Corner (November 6, 2001)

  • Shanghai: Bubble or Reality - Speech to The Lincoln Society in Taipei (September 19, 2001)

  • Litigation and Arbitration Procedures in China - Team Canada 2001 Shanghai Conference (February 14, 2001)

  • Taiwan: Asia's Venture Capital, in Private Equity and Venture Capital 2001: A Legal Guide - International Financial Law Review (December 5, 2000)

  • Basics of Options and Warrants - All China Lawyers Association National Convention, Beijing (November 20, 2000)

  • Web Strategies for Chinese Law Firms - All China Lawyers Association National Convention, Beijing (November 20, 2000)

  • Taiwan Turning Point Resources: How Good is the Supply: Professional Skills and Services speech at Economist Conference, Taipei (September 2000)

  • Marketing Technology Overseas: How to Protect Your Intellectual Property and Your Commercial Interests - Practical Legal Considerations for International Dual Use Technology Assistance, Manufacturing and Licensing Agreements, Sponsored by the Russian Federation Ministry of Justice, The Russian Federation Ministry of Science and Technology and Squire, Sanders & Dempsey; Speech at Renaissances Hotel Olympiysky Prospect, 18/1, Moscow, Russia (June 21, 2000)

  • Legal Issues for Internet Start-Ups, Speech at the Fifth Gorilla Asia Conference Series One: 0 to IPO in Taipei, Taiwan (June 9th, 2000)

  • China and US Sign Bilateral WTO Trade Agreement, Harmony Newsletter, The Quarterly Newsletter of the Alabama-China Network (Fall 1999)

  • Perspectives on the Practice of Law: a Chinese American Lawyer - East China School of Law and Politics, Shanghai (April 30, 1999)

  • Update on Legal and Business Aspects of Doing Business in Greater China - Cleveland Bar Association: International Lawyers, Cleveland, OH (November 17, 1998)

  • China 1999: An Outlook for Investors - The China Corporate Challenge: Creating a Profitable Business in China, Columbus and Cleveland, OH (November 18, 20, 1998)

  • Common Vehicles and Structures - The China Corporate Challenge: Creating a Profitable Business in China, Columbus and Cleveland, OH (November 18, 20, 1998)

  • Key Preferential Tax Policies in China for Foreign Investors - The China Corporate Challenge: Creating a Profitable Business in China, Columbus and Cleveland, OH (November 18, 20, 1998)

  • Perspectives on China-Taiwan Cross-Straits Conditions - Canadian Greater China Trade Program Managers' Meeting, Taipei (September 24, 1998)

  • China 1998: Outlook for Investors - speech to the Canadian Society of Taipei (April 30, 1998)

  • China - Protecting Your Client's Rights: Being Legally Armed to Protect Against Administrative Abuses, co-authored with Jiang Jiang of Li Wen and Partners, International Lawyers' Newsletter, Vol. XX, No. 2 (March/April 1998)

  • New Strategies for U.S. Businesses in Asia, Topics, Magazine of AmCham (December 1996/January 1997)

  • Legal Issues for Chinese Companies Investing in Washington State to Consider - Washington State Investment Seminar, Taipei (October 1996)

  • China Taiwan Cross Straits Considerations - Presidential Commission on US Pacific Trade and Investment Policy, Taipei (September 1996)

  • Considerations for U.S. Businesses in Taiwan - IBEAR Trade Mission, Taipei (August 1996)

  • Foreign Investment in the USA - Practical Considerations - Suzhou Foreign Economic Development Corporation, Suzhou (July 1996)

  • Conducting Due Diligence in China: Lessons Learned, Euroview, Magazine of ECCT (June-July 1996)

  • Current Developments in the PRC and Its Implications for US Business - World Affairs Council, Hartford, Conn. (May 1996)

  • Conducting Due Diligence in Your China Ventures: Lessons Learned - Corporate Bar Assn. of Westchester and Fairfield Counties (May 1996)

  • New Partnering Strategies for US Business in Asia - World Trade Association, Bridgeport, Conn. (May 1996)

  • New Activity in the US Manufacturing Industry (Chinese article), US-China Trade Guide (March/April 1996)

  • Perspectives on Taiwan Trade and Investment Environment and Taiwan's Special Characteristics - Jade Mountain Society, World Trade Center, Taipei (March 11/April 8 1996)

  • Legal Considerations for Investment in Hospitality Industry - Taipei International Convention Center (March 1996)

  • New Partnering Strategies for US Businesses in Greater China - IBEAR Conference, Los Angeles (March 1996)

  • Current (Business) Developments in PRC - Seminar at Pacific Northwest International Trade Association, World Affairs Council of Oregon and the World Trade Center, Oregon (March 1996)

  • Current Perspectives on China-Taiwan Cross-Straits Relationships - Pacific Northwest International Trade Association, World Affairs Council of Oregon and the World Trade Center, Oregon (March 1996)

  • Business' View of Cross-Straits Relations - American Chamber of Commerce, Taipei (February 1996)

  • Perspectives on the Challenge Facing the Internationalization of Taipei - Roundtable Discussion by Taipei City Government (January 1996)

  • Practical Advice on China Business Deals for Counsel and Clients - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Annual Convention, Boston (November 1995)

  • The Virtual Law Firm: Technology, the Great Equalizer - Mobile Office: Laptop Warrior - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Annual Convention, Boston (November 1995)

  • Practical Considerations for Human Resource Managers on China Projects, representing Suzhou Municipality at Rhema Movers Pte. Ltd. Seminar in Singapore (November 1995)

  • China from a Laptop Road Warrior, International Lawyers' Newsletter (July/August Vol. XVII, No. 4-1995)

  • International Strategic Alliance and Investment Strategies in Mainland China - American Chamber of Commerce, Taipei (June 1995)

  • Planning for Cross Taiwan Straits Flights - China Aviation Conference, Hangzhou, PRC (May 1995)

  • Practical Considerations for Renminbi Financing in China, Finance and Treasury Newsletter (April 1995)

  • Perspectives on Taiwan Trade and Investment Environment and Taiwan's Special Characteristics - China External Trade Development Council, Taipei (April 1995)

  • Current Trends in Renminbi Financing: Implications for Infrastructure Funding in China, Project Finance International Yearbook (1995)

  • Practical Perspectives for Investors in China, in Topics, Magazine of AmCham (December 1994)

  • The Infrastructure Funding Revolution Current Trends in Renminbi Financing: A Single Spark Can Start A Prairie Fire - Project Finance International Conference, London (October 1994)

  • Foreign Investment in the USA - Practical Considerations - Suzhou Foreign Economic Development Corporation Seminar, Suzhou (October 1994)

  • Hard Currency Guarantees in China - An Update, Project Finance International London (July 1994)

  • US Product Liability Exposure for Asian Manufacturers, co-authored with Steve Bell and Marcus Woo, Asia Law (July 1994)

  • An Analysis of the Advantages of Agreeing to Use CIETAC Dispute Resolution in an International Transaction with a Chinese Business - with David Wagoner and Marcus Woo, ECCT/Amcham Beijing Seminar, Beijing (Jun. 1994)

  • A Practical Overview of Taiwan's Emerging Antidumping System co-author with Leonard Santos and Marcus Woo, Asia Law (May 1994)

  • Asia/Pacific Business Outlook 1994/Doing Business in Taiwan - IBEAR, Los Angeles (March 1994)

  • Practical Planning Tips for US Companies/Doing Business in China - Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland, Oregon (March 1994)

  • Death of Taxes: China's New Tax System Overhaul Affects Foreign Investors, co-author with Marcus Woo, Topics Magazine of AmCham (March 1994)

  • The Most Common Business & Legal Mistake of Foreign Investors in China - ECCT Greater China Committee (December1993)

  • The Greater China Market: An Historical and Overseas Chinese Perspective, co-author with Marcus Woo, Euroview, Magazine of ECCT (October/November1993)

  • Perspectives on Hong Kong, Taiwan or China Direct: Potential Strength of Taiwan Role in China Deals and Potential Dangers for Foreign Investors - Jonathon Club, Los Angeles (November 1993)

  • Making the Most of the Six-Year Plan, co-author with Paul Cassingham, Asia Law (June/July 1993)

  • Doing Business in China/Legal Planning for ROC Investments in China/Drafting & Executing Economic & Trade Contracts/Main Legal Issues for Taiwan Companies - Small and Medium Business Center, Taipei - (June 1993)

  • Issuance of Warrants in the US/Anatomy of US Deal - China Productivity Center, Taipei (May 1993)

  • Taiwan: Joint Ventures in an Uncommon Law Jurisdiction, co-author with Paul Cassingham, International Tax Review (November 1992)

  • High Technology Transfer from the US: Exon Florio (Chinese article), Leader (no. 79 February 1992)

  • How Can a Taiwan Company Find a Good Overseas Investment Target? (Chinese article), Leader (no. 77 December 1991)

  • Managing Asian-American Acquisitions and Joint Ventures - American Club, Taipei (July 1991)

  • Managing the Transition When You Acquire a U.S. Company: On a Smooth and Strategically Successful Legal Plan and Process - Taipei World Trade Center (March 1991)

  • Tax and Corporate Structuring for Taiwan Investment to North American and Southeast Asia - Taipei (November 1990)

  • Demystifying Mergers and Acquisition Terminology - Citibank Hong Kong Structured Finance Group Training, Park Lane Hotel, Hong Kong (May 1990)

  • Major Financing Alternatives in International Mergers and Acquisitions - China External Trade Development Council, Taipei (August 1989)