Hung Ou Yang Managing Partner




Hung Ou Yang, Esq., Managing Partner of Brain Trust International Law Firm, specializes in  transnational legal disputes, corporate law, business and white collar crime, business transaction, antitrust, and arbitration. Hung Ou Yang has successfully resolved many high-profile civil, criminal, and transnational disputes, including but not limited to advising Amlogic for their regulatory compliance in Taiwan for their IPO in Shanghai, advising Ferrari with regard to trademark infringement, representing Hyundai Steal company for an anti-dumping investigation initiated by CSC regarding carbon steel platerepresenting CIC in a civil complaint concerning pesticide-contaminated land leased by RT-Mart, and representing an internationally-renowned schoolar for transnational property litigation both in the U.S. and in Taiwan. Hung Ou Yang is currently a recommended Taiwan lawyer by The Legal 500 and other international organizations. In 2019, Asia Business Law Journal identifies Hung Ou Yang as Taiwan's top 100 lawyers (The A List). 







Managing Partner, Brain Trust International Law Firm

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Soochow University (Course Taught: U.S. Constitutional Law)

Board Director, Fulltech Fiber Glass Corp.

Asian Vice President, AEA International Lawyers Network



JD, Washington University School of Law

LLM, Washington University School of Law

LLM with Honors, Northwestern University School of Law

LLM, National Taiwan University

LLB, National Taiwan University



Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, National Tsing Hua University (Course Taught: Criminal Procedure)

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Chinese Culture University (Course Taught: Corporate Law)

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, National Taipei University of Business (Course Taught: Administrative Law; Translation of the Court Hearing)

Lecturer at Taiwan's national Judges Academy


Representative Matters

  • Advised Ideal Bike Corporation with regard to its subsidiary's Chapter 11 bankruptcy case in the U.S., successfully defending a preference claim in the amount of more than USD 30 million
  • Advised and represented Indo Kordsa for its corporate internal investigation, exposing a Taiwanese trade company's fraudulent activities which finally exceed USD 12.9 billion and involve multiple major banks plus listed companies based in Taiwan along with their senior officers
  • Represented Ferrari with regard to a trademark and multinational licensing agreements dispute relating to Taiwanese trademark law and antitrust law
  • Advised Hexion, a pioneer of higher chemistry, and its subsidiaries, with regard to Taiwanese employment law issues
  • Acted for Amlogic, a global fabless system-on-a-chip (SoC) company, with regard to its due diligence check per Taiwanese laws for the listing requirements in Shanghai
  • Advised Olympus, a global healthcare industry, with regard to the potential issues under the Taiwanese Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act
  • Acted as an arbitrator of Chinese Arbitration Association for a target redemption forward (TRF) dispute between an investment company against DBS Bank in Taiwan
  • Represented 8VIC, an investment education company located in Singapore, for establishing its subsidiary in Taiwan and filing its trademark registration 
  • Represented a subsidiary of Lealea Enterprise to negotiate with Bank Central Asia in relation to a loan agreement to obtain capital funds for its overseas investment in textile manufacturing
  • Advised Pharmadax in a negotiation with Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group over investment agreement issues
  • Represented Hyundai Steel Company in an anti-dumping investigation by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Ministry of Finance with respect to a carbon steel plate importation
  • Represented and acted for LCFC Taiwan Branch, a multinational company formed by Lenovo and Compal, in numerous employment related disputes
  • Advised Big Forever L.L.C., a company occupying huge share of the CVJ shaft market in Mainland China, in a shareholders' dispute
  • Represented a senior officer of a U.S.-based private equity firm who was alleged to have engaged in securities fraud with respect to the sale of debentures in Taiwan  
  • Represented a senior officer of a company in criminal and civil proceedings for alleged insiders trading and market manipulation 
  • Represented the Central Investment Corporation in a land contamination dispute with RT-Mart before the Taiwan Supreme Court
  • Represented a privately owned investment company for the dispute of TRF sale against Bank Sinopac
  • Represented an internationally renowned scholar in a transnational property dispute before the Taiwan High Court and Supreme Court 



  • Arbitrator certified by the Chinese Arbitration Association
  • Admitted to the New York State Bar
  • Passed Judicial Exam (Qualified to sit as a judge in Taiwan)





  • Hung Ou Yang, The Constitutional Disputes of U.S. 2002 Trade Act Regarding Separation of Powers, 244 Taiwan Law Journal, 16 (2014)
  • Hung Ou Yang, Perjury under the Adversary System of Criminal Procedure, published on Democracy, the Rule of Law and Human Rights (2012)
  • Hung Ou Yang, International Private Law (2012) 
  • Hung Ou Yang, False Statements and Perjury Committed Before Prosecutors During Investigation, 51 Crim. Law Review, 1 (2007)