Some suggestions on how to safeguard confidential company information. When it comes to your company’s sensitive non-public information, it’s an important first step to make sure that employees and management are both part of a protective culture. Too often non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) or confidentiality terms are simply tucked away within a bunch of formal documents…

At the Diigital Economy Forum, left to right, American Institute in Taiwan director Kin Moy, U.S. delegation leader Vaughan Turekian, Taiwan delegation leader Duh Tyzz-jiun, and Vice Minister of the National Development Council Lin Huan. (Photo: CNA)

The U.S. and Taiwan have broad common ground for cooperation and collaboration. A one-day U.S.-Taiwan “Digital Economy Forum” held in Taipei in early December provided delegations from the two governments with an opportunity to exchange views on approaches to promoting and regulating the Internet economy, as well as on identifying potential areas of bilateral cooperation….

ASE-SPIL Saga Enters New Phase Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE), the world’s largest semiconductor chip packaging and testing company, on December 22 launched an NT$42.35 billion (US$1.28 billion) tender offer for another 24.7% stake in rival Silicon Precision Industries Corp. (SPIL). ASE already acquired 25% of SPIL in September and is looking to increase its…