Yujin Liu joined Ropes & Gray’s Litigation and Enforcement group in 2015. His practice primarily focuses on internal investigations and FCPA-related compliance. Before joining the firm, Yujin worked in New York, assisting an anti-corruption investigation on behalf of a U.S.-listed client regarding its business activities in China.
Yujin is a native of Shanghai and has worked in Congo to advise a leading policy bank’s investments in Sub-Saharan Africa. During law school, Yujin interned at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and was an active member of the Civil Rights, Community Justice & Mediation Clinic of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.
- Representing Fortune 100 pharmaceutical and medical device companies in numerous internal investigations in China and Southeast Asia relating to alleged bribery of government officials and health care professionals, corruption, fraud, off-label promotion, conflict of interest, bid-rigging, export compliance violations and various other forms of employee misconduct.
- Represented the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of an Asia-based biopharmaceutical company in an independent investigation of alleged trade secrets violations and corporate governance issues.
- Assisting numerous research and academic institutions in conducting internal investigations and responding to government inquiries related to foreign influence, regulatory reporting and disclosure obligations.
- Performed work in support of Independent Compliance Monitor appointed by the DOJ and SEC in connection with FCPA settlement.
- Advised multiple industry leaders in connection with global compliance risk assessments with a focus on the Asia market.
- Conducted internal investigations for multi-industry manufacturers, retailers and service providers relating to various forms of employee misconduct.
- Conducted an internal investigation for a U.S.-listed leading e-Commerce platform in response to government inquiries into alleged corruption and revenue recognition issues.
- Conducted internal investigations for a global hospitality group relating to allegations of accounting fraud and improper payments to government officials at enforcement agencies.
- Advising leading life science companies on compliance-related issues in daily operations.
- Advising multiple leading venture capital and private equity funds and cybersecurity and cloud service providers on various compliance due diligence matters for multi-industry investments in Asia.
- Designed and devised numerous compliance policies, internal control and training programs and implementation mechanisms for global and domestic life science companies, multi-industry manufacturers, retailers and service providers and private equity funds.
- Advised on DNA-based exonerations in criminal cases in different states in the U.S.
- JD, Washington University in St. Louis Law School, 2013
- LLB, summa cum laude, Shanghai Normal University, 2009
Admissions / Qualifications
- New York, 2013