Helen Jiang's legal practice involves litigation with a focus on financial institutions and structured financial instruments. Helen represents banks in cross-border litigation, shareholder derivative litigation, and antitrust litigation; advises financial institutions on legal risks and remediation strategies related to the LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) transition; and has counseled fintech companies on compliance with federal and state laws relating to payment systems and fund transfers. As a bilingual lawyer trained in the United States and China, Helen has also represented American and Chinese companies in general commercial disputes.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Helen represented a foreign bank in a New York federal court lawsuit involving claims under the Anti-Terrorism Act and represented its federal branch in an interpleader action in relation to customer fraud. She also handled an array of matters for banks including compliance with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) regulations, privacy laws, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanction programs.
Earlier in her career, Helen worked in the international arbitration group of a Legal 500 law firm based in London, served with the World Bank International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and was a scholar at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC).
Speaking Engagements Prior to Jones Day
February 11, 2020
Issues Under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act and Regulation E, CLE Program for Apple Bank For Savings
January 15, 2020
U.S.-China Venture Capital in an Era of National Security Challenges, panelist, Rhodium Group and National Committee on U.S. China Relations (NCUSCR)
March 20-21, 2019
Fighting Corruption in Commodity Trading Through Blockchain Technology, panelist, The Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum, hosted annually by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
- Harvard University (LL.M. 2018); Peking University School of Transnational Law (J.D. in U.S. Law and J.M. in Chinese Law 2017); Beijing Foreign Studies University (B.A. 2013)
- New York, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- English and Mandarin