Taiwan, China flag Taiwan, China: Business Environment

Business law in Taiwan, China

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
The judiciary in Taiwan is largely independent, and trials are public and generally fair. Foreigners can be guaranteed an impartial trial from the country’s judicial system.
But Taiwan is not completely free from corruption (it particularly exists in country’s police force and judiciary): vote buying is a common practice at the time of elections and political and organized crime exits in the country. In 2011, the administration established the Agency against Corruption to strengthen efforts on this issue.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
Foreigners can be guaranteed an impartial trial from the country's judicial system.
The Language of Justice
The judicial language used in the country is Mandarin Chinese, having an interpreter is possible.
Recourse to an Interpreter
Having an interpreter is possible.
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
Taiwanese Law today is mainly based on the civil law system.
Checking National Laws Online
Taiwanese legal research guide

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