Telecommunications

Eiger’s telecommunications law team boasts several collective decades of experience in Taiwan’s telecommunications sector, from the island’s humble beginnings with “da ge da” handsets to one of the highest rates of cellphone usage in the world. Eiger and its attorneys have represented several multinational telecommunication companies, private-equity funds, communications technology giants, as well as software and hardware solutions providers with key legal issues such as regulations, compliance, investment/acquisitions, commercial agreements, lobbying, dispute resolution and risk assessment. Other companies represented include network operators, licensees, and satellite companies. On the investment front, Eiger has also managed several successful telecom-sector merger and acquisition cases.

Highlights of the Eiger team’s telecommunications experience include:

Successful handling of NCC approval and compliance issues for a major regional telecoms company.

Representation of some of the largest North American, European and Asian telecommunications companies regarding applications to provide new services in the Taiwan market.

Review of data protection policies for several multinational telecommunications companies.

Work on corporate structures and tax matters for a multinational private-equity fund on its Taiwan telecommunications investment projects into Taiwan, including foreign-investment approvals.

Management of a major Japanese telecommunications company’s regulatory database for Taiwan.

Several leading law firm ranking guides have praised Eiger for its work in the telecom field.

Team:  John EASTWOOD, Heather HSIAO, XU Tian, Paul CASSINGHAM, Wendy CHU, Holly CHU, Jackie YANG, Nathan SNYDER