Akin Gump has added Ing Loong Yang as a partner in its Hong Kong office. Joining from Latham & Watkins where he was a partner at its Hong Kong office, Yang is one of the foremost international arbitration and cross-border disputes practitioners in Hong Kong. He has extensive international arbitration and complex commercial litigation experience in Asia, particularly in relation to cross-border disputes involving parties in Greater China.
Among other things, Yang handles complex, sensitive matters involving shareholder and joint venture disputes, technology and other licensing disputes, commercial criminal defense, FCPA investigations, private equity, as well as compliance and regulatory matters. He has represented clients in numerous international arbitrations under the rules of a range of arbitral institutions, including CIETAC, SIAC, ICC, HKIAC and UNCITRAL, as well as in the Hong Kong courts. Yang is a solicitor-advocate of the Hong Kong courts, with full rights of audience.
He is also qualified in England and Wales, Singapore and New York. Moreover, he is a chartered arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, with appointments to many panels of the main international arbitral institutions in numerous arbitrations in Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Shanghai and Seoul. He also takes appointments as arbitrator on panels of the main international arbitral institutions throughout Asia.