We operate across a broad range of legal areas

ASIALLIANS assists you in your restructuring, merger and acquisition projects. Our partners have a long history of achieving corporate and financial operations in Chinese and Taiwanese territories (equity holding, acquisition of local listed and unlisted companies, capital investment…). The firm’s lawyers assist their clients in all stages of these operations (letters of intent, legal and tax audits, acquisition protocol, acquisition financing …).

Acquisition of companies and equity: Feasibility study of projects, due diligence, memorandum of understanding, acquisition agreement, asset and liability warranty, contract and related documents

Acquisition of assets

Assistance in negotiations with Chinese, Taiwanese and foreign partners

ASIALLIANS assists its clients in tax issues, in coordination with local accountants and auditors:

Tax regulations

Tax optimization

Negotiating with tax authorities

ASIALLIANS advises clients on structuring and incorporation of legal entities for direct and indirect investments in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. A legal monitoring is provided to ensure the compliance with local laws.

Establishment of legal entities: representative office, branch, wholly foreign owned enterprise (WOFE), Joint Venture companies (JV), joint-stock companies, holding companies

Assistance on the company’s corporate changes (statutory changes, capital increase)

Shareholders’ agreements

ASIALLIANS advises you in organizing and optimizing your distribution network.

Selective and exclusive distribution
Franchise agreements, commercial agency agreements, etc.


We define the strategy to be adopted with the client.


We assist in the negotiations and in drafting domestic and international contracts (supply contracts, partnership agreements, trademark license, outsourcing contract, etc.).

ASIALLIANS advises you in all stages of protection of intellectual property rights. We work with luxury groups and industrial companies in protecting their rights. The Intellectual Property department consists of specialized lawyers as well as trademark and patent agents. Close collaboration with approving authorities completes our overall expertise.

Registration of rights (patents, designs, trademarks)

Registration of copyrights, software

Registration of domain names

Litigation related to the registration of rights

Protection of trade, technical secrets and know-how

License, development or technology transfer

Actions with Chinese and Taiwanese customs

Administrative actions before the Administration of Industry and Commerce

Legal and criminal action related to the violation of rights (trademarks, patents and designs counterfeiting, unfair competition)

ASIALLIANS has a reputable practice in Food Safety practice, combining the skills of its Intellectual Property teams with the support of our Partners and Associates specialized in Market Access, Custom Practice, Distribution Law and Tort Law.

PRC and Taiwan Market Access

Standards, Labeling and Packaging


Counterfeits, parallel importation and unfair competition

Product Liability and Consumer Protection Law

Civil, Corporate and Criminal Liabilities

ASIALLIANS and the Chinese local partner law firm have a recognized practice in insurance law. One of the specialized activities of our partner is related to maritime insurance.

Drafting and negotiation of insurance contracts

Acquisition in the related sector

Civil, commercial and professional liability

Health insurance, life insurance

Litigation related to insurance law

ASIALLIANS helps its clients in dealing with Human Resources issues:

Drafting employment contracts, bylaws

Social security, health

Collective or individual work relationships

Assistance in negotiating employment termination

Litigation of labor law

Staff mobility, labor law and worker’s Social Security

Our partner firm is one of the major players in the field of maritime law. This historical activity has been developed for over 15 years and was awarded many prizes.


The firm advises and defends maritime and port enterprises as well as owners of commercial vessels.


The firm represents its clients before all the commercial, administrative and civil courts in Mainland China.

Maritime transport, international multimodal transport, coastal and river transport


Charter and supply contracts


Transportation logistics contracts


Ship construction, repair and conversion


Operating and maintenance contracts


Port construction, maritime engineering contracts, contracts for dredging waterways

Attachment of ships and release actions


Sale of ships by auction (auction sale)


Defense for shipping agents, marine insurance brokers


Maritime privileges and mortgages


Shipbuilding and repair


Marine surveys

Maritime piracy, smuggling and fraud at sea


Administrative litigation relating to maritime matters (disputes between owners, operators, charterers, insurers)


Management and resolution of navigation issues between commercial companies, shipping agents, port authorities and logistics companies


Representing clients before maritime courts and administrations in all cases of admiralty disputes : ship collisions, oil pollution, fire, sea rescue operations, recovery of wrecks…

In an industry still growing with high potential for foreign investors, ASIALLIANS has developed its expertise to meet the requests of its clients in real estate investment. We assist our clients in their real estate acquisition projects in China and abroad; our services cover in particular:

Due diligence in real estate investment

Mergers and acquisitions of land and buildings

Allocations and transfers of land rights

Supervision of development and construction operations of real estate projects

Sales, purchases and lease of real property

Mortgages, loans and financing