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701 CBD INTERNATIONAL PLAZA, NO.16 YONG'ANDONGLI, JIANGUOMENWAI AVENUE, CHAOYANG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100022, CHINA
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Work +86 10 8513 1818
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Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Yao Feng

Tel:
Work +8610 85131818
Email:
Broad & Bright

Work Department

Partner

Position

Ms. Feng focuses on Antitrust laws, International Trade and FDI areas in her practice. She has acted as the attorney for hundreds of filings to MOFCOM regarding Concentration of Undertakings, and has provided legal service in various International Trade disputes for companies and governments in China, South Korea, Japan, United States, European Union and Russia. At the same time, she has rich experience in Customs Affairs, WTO, International Trade Dispute and FDI areas.
Ms. Feng has acted as the attorney for many significant deals as the head of Broad & Bright Antitrust team, and has rich experience in competition law. The deals Ms. Feng represented includes: China’s first conditional approval of Inbev’s acquisition of Anheuser-Busch (2008). Ms. Feng represented Coco-cola in its acquisition of Huiyuan case (2009), which is one of the most complicated filings in China. In 2015, Ms. Feng and her team assisted Seagate in successfully obtaining approval by MOFCOM to lift its “hold separate” restriction, which is the first case where the “hold separate” conditions were completely released. Within the same year, Broad & Bright represented NXP in its acquisition of Freescale, which is the first conditional approval of MOFCOM where the “upfront buyer” situation was involved in the divestment remedy. The high quality service has won the recognition by clients and legal professionals. She was awarded by many prestigious legal ranking publications, including Chambers, Global Competition Review, China Business Law Journal and Asia Law & Practice.
Ms. Feng also has rich experience in International Trade and International Investment, she was in charge of numerous cases regarding anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard measures. Before entering private practice, Ms. Feng worked on Anti-Dumping issues and bilateral negotiations of Sino-US and China-EU in Department of Treaty and Law of MOFTEC (currently Ministry of Commerce), attended United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Working Group Meeting, and drafted trade regulations. Moreover, Ms. Feng has provided legal service for WTO rules implementation, OECD Steel Negotiation, trade barriers and antitrust law legislation as an expert. Ms. Feng was the director investigator of many Anti-Dumping cases initiated by Chinese government.

Career

After graduation, Ms. Feng worked in Department of Treaty and Law of Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China as a governmental counsel from 1997 to 1999, and then worked as the director of Anti-Dumping Office from 1999 to 2001. Ms. Feng worked at Covington & Burling’s Washington D.C. Office from 2002 to 2003, and then joined Broad & Bright as one of the founding partners.

Languages

Chinese and English

Member

State Bar of New York

Education

Ms. Feng graduated from Law School of Jilin University with the LL.B. degree in 1997.
Ms. Feng went to Columbia Law School, New York, USA in 2001 and gained the LL.M degree in 2002.


China: Antitrust and competition

PRC firms

Within: Leading individuals

Yao Feng - Broad & Bright

Within: PRC firms

Broad & Bright represents multinational companies across diverse sectors, including electronics, automotive, IT, and food and beverage. It is well versed in merger control filings, an area in which the firm has a large market share, but clients also turn to the team for representation before the NDRC in high-profile investigations into pricing practices. Practice head Yao Feng is deeply experienced, having previously worked at MOFTEC (now MOFCOM) and an international law firm.

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