Bill Quan Yang
Mr. Yang is an associate working at Butzel Long’s Detroit office. Mr. Yang concentrates his practice in commercial litigation supporting, international merger and acquisition, regulatory compliance, and transactional negotiations.
Mr. Yang assists Butzel’s litigation and corporate practice groups on matters in the Asian market and clients from Asia. He has extensive experience in international direct investment, joint ventures, international mergers and acquisitions, international tax planning, off-shore structure, corporate governance, and litigation. Mr. Yang is working with our experienced automotive practice group on Automotive Safety, Compliance, Product Liability, Recall and Warranty practices matters.
Mr. Yang has extensive experiences in business and management consulting. He used to work as Trade Analyst at Italian Trade Commission-ICE Italian government agency (2008), Foreign Investment and Foreign Affairs Advisor at Commission of Commerce, Tianjin China (2005-2007), Foreign Investment Examiner at Commission of Foreign Trade and Economic Relationship, Tianjin China (2002-2005), and as Ocean Shipping Client Representative at Mediterranean Shipping Company- MSC (2001). He has helped over one hundred investors from the U.S., Japan, Korea, and European countries invest in China mainland and Hong Kong.
Available on public record, as government examiner, Mr. Yang used to work with Walmart (new stores), ExxonMobile (China merger), Toyota Motors (Joint venture), Toyota Tsusho (contracts), Motorola (China semiconductor spin-off), Aisin (joint venture, equipment import, recapitalization), Denso (recapitalization), Samsung (China merger), Hyundai (recapitalization), LG (joint venture, recapitalization), Shell (joint venture, China merger), Carrefour (new stores), Mitsumi (recapitalization), GSK (tax planning), OTIS (joint venture), etc.
Mr. Yang is a graduate of University of Detroit Mercy (American J.D., 2013), University of Windsor (Canadian J.D., 2013), Boston University (LL.M. in International Business Transaction, 2010), Nankai University (LL.M. in China Commercial Law, 2006), and Tianjin Foreign Studies University (B.A. in Business, 2000). Mr. Yang is fluent in Mandarin.
- University of Detroit Mercy (American J.D., 2013)
- University of Windsor (Canadian J.D., 2013)
- Boston University (LL.M. in International Business Transaction, 2010)
- Nankai University (LL.M. in China Commercial Law, 2006)
- Tianjin Foreign Studies University (B.A. in Business, 2000)
- May 11, 2021
- Court Rejects Challenges to President’s Section 232 Authority: Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Not Going Away Anytime SoonFebruary 8, 2021
- February 1, 2021
- Biden Issues Executive Order with New Stronger Buy American Provisions, Causing Doubt as To Potential Trade LiberalizationJanuary 28, 2021
- January 21, 2021
- January 19, 2021
- United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Technical Amendment in New FY21 Omnibus Appropriation Bill to Benefit Importers from Mexico and CanadaDecember 22, 2020
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Algorithms Export Control - Impact to the U.S. and China Automotive IndustriesOctober 26, 2020
- October 19, 2020
- September 16, 2020
- August 6, 2020
- President Removes Special Status from Hong Kong by Executive Order Eliminating Policy Exemptions that Gave Hong Kong Differential Treatment from ChinaJuly 15, 2020
- April 27, 2020
- New Executive Order Gives 90 Day Extension on Payment of Certain Duties (But Not Section 232 or 301 Tariffs)April 20, 2020
- USTR Opens New Portal to Apply For Exclusions from Section 301 Tariffs on Imports from China That Impact COVID-19 National EmergencyMarch 27, 2020
- The United States and Mexico Reach A Joint Agreement to Impose Travel Restrictions on Non-Essential TravelMarch 23, 2020
- March 3, 2020
- Court Of Appeals for Federal Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 and the President’s Authority to Impose Tariffs on Steel Pursuant to Section 232March 2, 2020
- February 19, 2020
- President Trump Expands Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs to Cover Derivative Products As Well As Raw Metals Beginning February 8thJanuary 29, 2020
- January 15, 2020
- December 13, 2019
- We Have a Deal - The U.S. Trade Representative and House Democrats Reach an Agreement on the Revised Version of the USMCADecember 11, 2019
- President Trump Fails to Act Before 180 Day Deadline on Section 232 Auto Tariffs; Has the Clock Run Out?November 19, 2019
- China Trade War Escalation Continues; New Retaliatory Tariffs Announced by China on $75B US Agricultural and Automotive Goods; Trump Administration Punches Back with Additional 5% on Section 301 Lists 3 and 4 Chinese ImportsAugust 26, 2019
- August 7, 2019
- Global Markets Plunge on President's Announcement of New 4th Tranche of Section 301 Tariffs; China Announces CountermeasuresAugust 2, 2019
- Section 301 List 3 China Tariffs Exclusion Process and Exclusion Request Form Finalized by U.S. Trade Representative; Additional Confidential Business Information on Requester’s Gross Revenues Now RequiredJune 21, 2019
- Commerce Department Announces Update to Section 232 Procedure for New Steel and Aluminum Exclusion RequestsJune 7, 2019
- What Butzel Clients (and Others) Can Do Right Now about Tariffs – Write/Call Your Congressional RepsJune 5, 2019