Dr. In-Sheng Vincent Hsieh is Counsel in the firm’s Corporate practice group with emphasis on cross-border investments, corporate strategies, and M&A advisory in the areas of manufacturing, telecommunications and communications, information technology, energy, technology licensing, logistics, infrastructure, media and entertainment. He has advised clients including PE funds, investment banks, multi-national companies, public and private companies in a variety of industries on a broad range of legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, initial public offerings, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, investment structuring, technology licensing and general corporate matters.
Vincent has also assisted a number of Asian clients in negotiating and handling complex international commercial and patent infringement disputes prior to and during the proceedings of litigation, arbitration and mediation in various jurisdictions, including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China. Prior to joining Kaye Scholer, Dr. Vincent Hsieh was General Counsel of a multi-national company publicly listed in Taipei Stock Exchange, engaging in businesses of green energies (wind power), industrial motors, home appliance, telecoms, informational technology, software park, information electronics, infrastructures, restaurant franchises, etc. with over 60 subsidiaries and affiliated companies in Taiwan, China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, the U.S., Europe and Middle East.
Vincent is active in legal and business societies in the areas of Greater China. He has assisted international and local enterprises in acquisition of a NYSE company’s business, assets and overseas subsidiaries, acquisition of Taiwanese cable television systems, legal structuring, formation and financing of a Taiwanese cable multi-system operator (MSO), development of DTH satellite programming services in Taiwan, Indonesia and the U.S., acquisition and management control of a Hong Kong company listed in the Main Board, negotiation of EPC contracts for Taiwanese independent power plants, joint venture agreement and shareholders agreement of a Taiwanese ETC project, international mediation related to constructions of the Taiwanese high speed railway system, share transfer of a Taiwanese wireless telecom operator, acquisition of the China distribution network and Hong Kong business unit of a major international wireless communication devices manufacturer, share transfer of a Hong Kong investment holding company and its PRC department stores, and establishment of more than twenty five subsidiaries, joint ventures and manufacturing factories in more than fifteen cities and provinces of PRC, including negotiation with Chinese local governments and joint venture partners, land using agreements, shareholders agreements, product distributions and purchase and sales agreements, articles of incorporation. Vincent has continued to advise and represents clients, including private equity funds and public and private enterprises, in their investments and business development in manufacturing, LED, information technology, chain stores, and media and entertainment.
Vincent introduced the first U.S. consulting team consisting of technical and legal consultants to assist Taiwanese cable operators in drafting of technical and operational plans to apply for cable licenses in Taiwan in arl 1990. Vincent is among the first few attorneys representing international private equity funds and other investors in Taiwan cable and satellite television industry.
Vincent is a frequent lecturer in the business and academic societies. He taught and lectured Mergers and Acquisitions, International Investment Law, International Economic Law, and Modern Company Management and Corporate Governance Study in four universities in China and Taiwan, and published a number of articles and books in connection with telecommunications and communications, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, international investment, international litigations, patent infringement, foreign trade in the magazines and newspapers in Hong Kong, Taiwan and China.