Based in Sidley’s Beijing office, Chen Yang heads the firm's China life sciences practice. Chen’s practice focuses on regulatory, corporate and commercial law. She routinely represents international pharmaceutical, medical device and food companies in connection with market entrance, product localisation, marketing and promotional activities, product recalls, clinical trials, FCPA/anti-bribery and other industry-specific regulatory, compliance and enforcement issues, as well as joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, IP and antitrust matters.
In recent years, Chen has been dedicated to corporate, transactional and regulatory matters for multinational life sciences companies. She also assisted PRC government agencies with respect to US litigation. Prior to entering private practice, she worked as a legislative official in the Bureau of Legislative Affairs of the State Council, one of China's main legislation drafting bodies, as well as in the anti-corruption bureau of a local procuratorate in Beijing.
Since 2010, Chen has been listed as a leading business lawyer for life sciences in Who’s Who Legal for 5 consecutive years.
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