Entries by AmCham Taipei

Gain More From Your Brain: Speed Reading

In today’s always-on information age, we are overloaded with information. We encounter around 34 Gb worth of information every day. Over 1 billion knowledge professionals spend 2.5 hours a day reading and analyzing information for work. On March 24th, AmCham Taipei invited Cyrille Jegu, Managing Director of ThrivinAsia Limited, to share with attendees the tools and techniques […]

Technology Licensing Expert Dialogue

The American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei is pleased to co-host with the Taiwan-USA Industrial Cooperation Promotion Office (TUSA) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) a “Technology Licensing Expert Dialogue” on March 30, 2017. Members of the media are invited to cover the opening session of the dialogue. […]

Remarks by AmCham Taipei Chairman, Albert Chang at the AmCham Taipei Banquet, Hsien Nien Fan

The American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei held its 49th annual Hsieh Nien Fan banquet on March 22nd in the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Taipei. Opening the evening were remarks by AmCham Taipei Chairman, Albert Chang, who expressed thanks on behalf of the Chamber to both the Taiwan government and AIT for helping to promote […]

Marketing & Distribution Committee Luncheon: The Changing Media Landscape

On March 16th, the AmCham Marketing & Distribution Committee held a luncheon at the Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel and invited Irene Chen, Vice President, Media Research, Nielsen Taiwan & Hong Kong to speak about “Consumer Connections in a Changing Media Landscape.” Over the last decade, one of the greatest impact on consumer landscape is the Internet. […]

Job Opportunity: Relocation Consultant at Santa Fe

An exciting job opportunity that involves visiting customers, creating quotation and sales, as well as managing the logistics for international moves in and out of Taiwan. Interested applicants, please send a cover letter and resume to Chris Collins at chris.collins@santaferelo.com. Responsible to: Corporate Services Manager Moving & Relocation Division Relief Persons: Customer Service Representative (CSR) General Manager – […]

AmCham Tax Committee Luncheon – 跨境電商營業稅課稅新制簡介

AmCham Tax Committee held a luncheon on March 10th at Regent Taipei to inform and educate attendees about business and cross-border tax laws. 跨境電商營業稅課稅新制簡介 – this event was conducted in Mandarin. 為解決現行跨境免稅門檻及逆向課稅機制產生之營業稅課稅問題,財政部參考經濟合作暨發展組織(OECD)建議及歐盟、韓國、日本、澳洲、紐西蘭等國家作法,擬具「加值型及非加值型營業稅法」部分條文修正案,明定境外電商業者利用網路銷售勞務予境內自然人者,應於我國辦理稅籍登記及報繳營業稅,俾掌握稅源及促進國內、外電商業者公平競爭。該法案業經總統於105年12月28日修正公布,行政院並已核定自106年5月1日開始施行。本次會議將向與會會員說明修法內容及本項政策未來執行的重點與方向。 When: Mar 10, 2017 (12 PM – 2 PM) Where: Regent Taipei, 4F VIP Room 1 / 台北晶華酒店 貴賓廳一 4F Speaker: 翁培祐 – 財政部賦稅署消費稅組組長  

IP&L Luncheon: The Value of Trade Secrets

Many companies would benefit by treating their confidential information more often as trade secrets rather than only or primarily seeking patent protection. That was the main theme of the presentation “The Orphaned Asset: Trade Secrets as a Much Neglected Corporate Source,” held March 3 at the Grand Hyatt Taipei under the sponsorship of AmCham Taipei’s […]

A reminder of Taiwan’s local laws related to controlled substances

Over the last several months, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has seen an increase in arrests related to possession of marijuana. The U.S. citizen community in Taiwan should be aware that penalties for possession, use, or trafficking in illegal drugs (including marijuana) in Taiwan are severe, and convicted offenders can expect long jail sentences and […]

2017 Business Climate Survey Press Conference

Representatives of some 30 Taiwan media organizations came to AmCham Taipei’s Lincoln Room today for a briefing by Chamber chairman Albert Chang, managing partner in Taiwan for the global consulting firm McKinsey & Co., on the results of AmCham’s 2017 Business Climate Survey. The seventh annual survey was conducted between October and December last year, […]