Jaclyn Tsai

Jaclyn Tsai is our exclusively recommended FinTech Law expert in Taiwan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jaclyn directly using the contact details listed above.

Jaclyn has a great deal of experience not only in private sector but also in public sector. She currently serves as the Chairperson of Taiwan Fintech Association. She specialises in fintech laws and regulations with a focus on blockchain technology and the self-regulation of initial coin offerings. Ms. Tsai is one of the promoters of the Global ICO Transparency Alliance and the Taiwan Crypto Blockchain Self-Regulatory Organisation. She is now also the Chairperson of Taiwan Women On Boards Association.

Jaclyn was invited to serve as the Minister without Portfolio in the Executive Yuan (Cabinet) and became one of the few female ministers in the government. During her term as Minister without Portfolio, she took responsibilities mainly in areas of cross-ministries affairs, e.g. the accommodation of laws and regulations relating to virtual world development, e-commerce, shared economy, digital convergence, start-up environment, open data.

Jaclyn Tsai previously served as a District Court judge, and then worked at IBM as the General Counsel in Greater China. She founded Lee, Tsai & Partners in 1998 and specialises in technology law, M&A and investment matters.

Diego A. Ramos Castillo

Diego A. Ramos Castillo obtained his Law Degree (J.D. equivalent) with honors in Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara Campus. In that University, he also obtained with honors, his Master’s Degree in Public Law, with specialization in Constitutional Law and Amparo Trial, and Civil and Commercial Procedural Law.

Founding Partner of the Law Firm, Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster, where he leads the Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Fintech & Cryptocurrencies Practice Teams.

Member of the International Chamber of Commerce, where he participates, within the Jalisco Committee of Arbitration.

He’s an active member of the Mexican Bar Association (Barra Mexicana de Abogados), where he has coordinated, the Civil and Commercial Law committee and Arbitration Committee. He currently leads the Fintech, Cryptoassets and New Technologies Committee.

Member of the Employers Confederation of the Mexican Republic (COPARMEX), where he has coordinated the Tax and Fiscal Commission of the Young Entrepreneurs Section of Guadalajara.

He was named in 2014, by the organization Global Law Experts, as the expert lawyer for Mexico, in Civil and Commercial Litigation,

He was named in 2015, by the organization Five Star Law, as the expert lawyer for Mexico, in Commercial Litigation.

In 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, he was distinguished by the ranking of Latin America’s Best Lawyers and Law Firms published by Chambers & Partners, as a Band 2 lawyer, in the category: General Business Law: Guadalajara.

Practice Areas:

His practice focuses in the areas of litigation, arbitration, fintech and cryptoassets.

Diego is an experienced litigator in high profile and complex cases. His practice focuses in the areas of commercial, civil and constitutional litigation (amparo trial), where he has represented both national and international companies, both public, and private. His clients include among others banks, insurance companies, and land developers.

On Arbitration, Diego has successfully represented national and international companies, in complex commercial and construction arbitrations in Mexico, United States and China.

On fintech and cryptoassets, Diego has advised Fintech companies on the regulatory aspects of their constitution and operation. Diego also advises projects and companies in all the regulatory risks and legal requirements of adopting blockchain technology and operating and issuing cryptoassets.

Academic & Professional Activities:

Diego, is currently a professor of Law of Obligations I and II (Contractual Principles and Tort Law), at the Universidad Panamericana, where he has also taught courses in international sale of goods and arbitration.

He was vice president of the US-Mexico Bar Association, Chapter Guadalajara.

In 2005, he was recognized by the Anahuac University for being an outstanding graduate.

He was chosen as Mexican delegate for the Global Sales Law Project of the University of Basel, Switzerland.

Translator of national and international judgments related to international sales of goods for the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).

Co-founder and President of the Instituto de Enseñanza Práctica del Derecho (IEPRADE), a prestigious academic institute, committed for the continuing legal education of both lawyers and non-lawyers.