Yichen Wu focuses his practice on antitrust and competition law issues, including merger filing reviews, government investigations and enforcement, antitrust consultation and compliance, and private litigation. He serves companies in areas such as agriculture, manufacturing, life sciences, semiconductors, telecommunications, internet platforms and infrastructure, transportation, trading, energy, and natural resources.
Yichen assists clients in connection with antitrust issues that arise throughout the merger and acquisition process, from premerger counseling through in-depth investigations across various jurisdictions. In addition to representing clients in antitrust investigations before authorities in China, Yichen serves clients on merger filings in the United States, EU, Japan, and Korea and advises on global corporate compliance programs. His experience also includes a number of cutting-edge cases involving the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property law. Yichen also conducts internal compliance and government investigations for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and has represented companies in obtaining clearance before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and on government regulation issues (export control and economic sanctions).
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Yichen worked as an antitrust associate in the Washington, D.C. office of a leading international law firm for four years.
- The University of Chicago (J.D. 2013); Peking University (LL.B. 2010)
- New York and District of Columbia
- Chinese (Mandarin) and English