Dr. Edgar Chen, Senior Partner, Tsar & Tsai Law Firm
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Dr. Edgar Chen is a senior partner with Tsar & Tsai Law Firm, practicing for years and having vast experience in litigation and arbitration. Prior to joining Tsar & Tsai in 1997, Edgar has been a judicial officer for more than 10 years. He had served as the Public Prosecutor of Taipei District Court, ShiLin District Court, PanChiao District Court and JinMen District Court, as well as a judge with Taipei District Court. Edgar has also served as the Executive Secretary of the Civil Code Amendment Commission of the Ministry of Justice responsible for proposing and drafting the amendment to the Law of Obligation of the Taiwan Civil Code.
Having served as a Public Prosecutor and a judge, Edgar brought to his private practice his familiarity with the court procedures and practice. Edgar specializes in corporate, employment, labor, construction and intellectual property rights related dispute resolution.
Edgar’s representative cases include representing numerous internationally renounced high tech companies on patent right and licensing related disputes, construction companies on defects and various contractual and customer disputes, anti-trust and fair competition issues, directors and ranking officers of publicly traded companies on criminal allegations of insider trading, securities law violations, breach of trust and breach of fiduciary duties, commercial banks on customer claim and investment disputes and various corporations on employee disputes.
In 1991 Edgar was awarded with a government scholarship to study at the Law School of the University of Michigan and obtained a LL.M degree. He then earned his Doctorate Degree of Law (PhD) from the National Taiwan University in 1994. He taught and gave lectures in FuJen University from 1995 on the civil code, fair trade law, securities regulations, and case study on commercial laws.
Edgar has been elected and served as the President of the Taipei Bar Association during 2012-2014, and served as the Vice President of Taiwan Bar Association during 2015-2016.
- Fu-Jen Catholic University law School (LL.B. 1980)
- National Taiwan University Law School (LL.M. 1983)
- University of Michigan Law School (LL.M. 1993)
- National Taiwan University Law School (Ph.D. 1994)
- Taipei Bar Association
- The Efficiency of Compulsory Performance and Monetary Compensation
- The Economic Analysis of the law of Contract
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