Yan(Bill) Huang
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Yan(Bill) Huang

Associate
huang.bill@dorsey.com
Beijing P (86-10) 8513-5966 F (86-10) 8513-5911

Overview

BILL REGULARLY REPRESENTS CLIENTS IN CONTENTIOUS MATTERS AND HELPS SAFEGUARD CLIENTS’ INTERESTS IN ARBITRATION AND LITIGATION PROCEEDINGS IN CHINA, HONG KONG AND INTERNATIONALLY. HE ALSO HELPS MULTI-NATIONAL CLIENTS DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN COMPLIANT AND COLLABORATIVE BUSINESS CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT BY ADVICE ON REGULATORY COMPLIANCE ISSUES AND LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT MATTERS.

Bill works with companies in internal investigations of ethical violations, such as FCPA violations and other commercial bribery, channel stuffing, conflict of interests, forgery of commercial documents and sexual harassment. He regularly advises on compliance issues under competition and cybersecurity laws, and helps companies develop internal policies and provide trainings. He also assists clients in a variety of labor and employment issues in China including hiring and termination of employees, expats’ employment arrangement, leave and compensation matters, labor dispatching and outsourcing, union matters, employment due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, and workforce restructurings.

Before joining Dorsey, Bill worked in other international law firms in Shanghai and Beijing.

Education & Admissions

University of Minnesota Law School (LL.M.), Delivered commencement speech as LL.M. representative

Kyushu University, Japan (LL.M.)

Dalian Maritime University (LL.B.), Outstanding Graduate of Dalian City

Admissions

  • China

Languages

  • Mandarin, Shanghainese, English, Japanese

Experience

Representative Experience

  • Assisted with a leading multinational pharmaceutical company with the internal investigation of an alleged commercial bribery case in China and prepared report regarding same
  • Assisted a leading international paper maker with the anti-corruption auditing and compliance training 
  • Assisted a China state-owned telecommunication company with the internal investigation of its alleged breach of the settlement agreement with the US government
  • Assisted a leading private equity firm with the employment due diligence and the review of the employment portion in the asset and stock purchase agreement in a proposed acquisition deal
  • Assisted with a post-acquisition strategic transfer of employees by a foreign invested manufacturer and supplier of semiconductor equipment to its parent company in Beijing
  • Assisted a German technology company to investigate the embezzlement by the chief representative officer (“Chief Rep”) of its representative office in Beijing and successfully persuaded the Chief Rep to resign from the company
  • Assisted a leading international energy company with the employment law due diligence in an acquisition deal
  • Assisted a leading international network safety company in China with its restructuring and mass layoff in China, including planning strategy, providing training to managers, managing crisis and negotiating with employees
  • Assisted a leading international grocery company with its restructuring and mass layoff involving employees in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan 
  • Assisted a world-famous shoes maker to deal with trademark and domain disputes in China
  • Assisted several Fortune 500 companies in IT and chemical industries with labor arbitration and litigation cases in China and successfully defeated the employees’ claims in many of the cases
  • Advised on anti-unfair competition law compliance issues for the anniversary celebration event of a leading international hotel group in China
  • Negotiated several copyright infringement cases on behalf of a leading public relationship company in China towards settlement

Industries & Practices

International Arbitration & Litigation
Cybersecurity, Privacy & Social Media
Government Enforcement & Corporate Investigations
Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management
  • Anti-Corruption Group
  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Benefits & Compensation
  • China
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy & Social Media
  • Executive Compensation
  • Government Enforcement & Corporate Investigations
  • Healthcare
  • International Arbitration & Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Labor & Employment Guides
  • Technology
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management
Yan(Bill) Huang