Shu-Yin (Tina) Yu
Tina is a U.S. lawyer based in London. Tina has been a member of Ropes & Gray’s Litigation and Enforcement team since 2012, when she joined Ropes & Gray’s Hong Kong office. She has significant experience in handling cross-border matters relating to anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, economic and trade sanctions, as well as related misconduct, including government-initiated and internal investigations, risk assessments and transaction due diligence and portfolio company management. Tina’s work has covered jurisdictions spanning Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Tina has represented clients in the life sciences and technology industries, including companies undergoing government investigations as well as companies subject to deferred prosecution agreements and government monitorships.
Tina also regularly advises private equity firms, sovereign investors and other organizations involved in corporate transactions in relation to risk-based due diligence of potential targets and portfolio company risk management, as well as the review and update of compliance programs.
Tina has been seconded to the regulatory compliance team of the legal department of one of the world’s leading integrated oil and gas companies, where she advised on the compliance risk of various projects.
Tina’s practice includes a broad spectrum of risk areas, including corruption, money laundering, sanctions, fraud and sexual misconduct. Tina is natively bilingual in English and Mandarin. She has extensive experience and understanding of local cultures and its impact on cross-jurisdiction work, particularly in relation to the greater China region.
Tina is also a member of Ropes & Gray’s Data and Behavioral Science Initiative, which focuses on the use of data analytics and behavioral science to drive compliance culture within organizations and manage international risk. She is also a member of Ropes & Gray’s global health care compliance initiative.