Joshua Yang

Phone: (312) 569-1219 (312) 569-1219


Joshua J. Yang assists futures commission merchants, swap dealers, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors and investment managers with derivatives and other investment management issues. His clients include a number of Chinese futures companies and financial institutions, which he advises on compliance, disclosure, registration and transactional matters with regard to forming subsidiaries and setting up operations in the United States.

Joshua also advises major banks, registered funds, hedge funds and end-users in derivatives documentation and a broad range of Dodd-Frank and CFTC registration and compliance-related matters. He counsels investment managers in structuring and forming private investment funds, including hedge funds, commodity pools, commingled funds, group trusts and collective investment trusts.

Joshua is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a fluent Chinese (Mandarin) speaker.


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2005, summa cum laude, Executive Editor - William Mitchell Law Review
  • Southern Methodist University, M.B.A., 1999
  • Wuhan University, Master of Economics, 1995
  • Wuhan University, LL.B., 1990