Joshua J Yang has joined the Chicago office of K&L Gates as a partner in the firm’s investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice.
He joins K&L Gates from Winston & Strawn.
Yang represents investment managers in the formation and structuring of private funds, including hedge funds, commingled funds, and group and collective investment trusts.
A chartered financial analyst, he also advises banks, registered funds, and hedge funds in derivatives documentation as well as on a broad range of Dodd-Frank and US Commodity Futures Trading Commission registration and compliance issues.
Additionally, Yang counsels Chinese futures companies and financial institutions on the establishment of business operations in the US, along with compliance, disclosure, registration, and transactional matters.
“Joshua’s arrival further enhances our global investment management practice and is another sign of K&L Gates’ commitment to building our Chicago team and to expanding our office’s connections to the firm’s offices and clients in Asia,” says Michael E Martinez, administrative partner of K&L Gates’ Chicago office. “We are delighted Joshua has joined K&L Gates.”