Gary Zeng

Gary Zeng


Sun Yat-Sen University (LL.B., 2002)
Sun Yat-Sen University (LL.M., 2005)
New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2011)

Bar Admissions

New York

Gary Yu Zeng is a litigation associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Hong Kong office. His practice focuses on China-related investigation and dispute resolution matters for multinational and Asia-based companies. Mr. Zeng has extensive experience in investigations involving allegations of corruption, fraud and other business misconduct, in various industries including IT, finance, and manufacturing. Mr. Zeng is also experienced in assisting multinational clients in coordinating responses to Chinese regulatory inquiries and other contentious regulatory and litigation matters, and in conducting due diligence focused on compliance-related issues.

Early in his career, Mr. Zeng spent more than two years as an in-house legal counsel for a major Fortune 500 company in China, advising on a variety of contentious and regulatory issues. Mr. Zeng passed the PRC Bar Exam in 2005. He speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Representative Matters

  • US technology company in internal investigation of alleged bribery and fraudulent practices of senior management in China relating to sale of IT products through government procurement bids. 
  • US technology company in internal investigation of potential FCPA and corruption issues in China involving interactions with third party business consultants and Chinese government officials.
  • Former senior executive of a major international investment bank in U.S. government investigations into hiring practices in Asia.
  • Hong Kong listed Chinese company in response to enquiries from Hong Kong regulatory authorities concerning operational and financial issues in mainland China. 
  • Major international consulting company in M&A due diligence review of a China and Hong Kong-based high-tech business concerning anti-corruption internal controls and compliance with PRC competition laws.
  • US technology company in connection with PRC court proceedings against Chinese distributor arising out of distribution of electrical equipment.

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