Jing Kang
  1. Registered Foreign Lawyer

Ms. Kang is an associate in Davis Polk's Litigation Department, currently practicing as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong. Her practices focus on international investment and commercial arbitration and government investigations relating to anti-money laundering, economic sanctions, and anti-corruption. Before joining Davis Polk, she practiced at a leading international firm in New York.

Work Highlights

dispute resolution
  • A China-based investment fund in an HKIAC-administered arbitration, in a dispute arising from a failed investment, and related litigation in Hong Kong and the Cayman Islands

  • An investor in an ICC-administered arbitration, arising from a co-investor’s breach of a shareholders agreement, and related litigation in the High Court of Hong Kong

  • A global telecommunications company in two LCIA arbitrations relating to a Shares Purchase agreement

  • A global telecommunications company in a dispute arising out of a Shares Purchase Agreement

  • A shareholder of an automobile company in connection with a dispute relating to securities-backed lending

gOVERNMENT Enforcement and regulatory
  • A multinational technology company in an investigation of anti-corruption and internal control issues of its China operations and coordinating responses to regulators in the United States

  • A multinational pharmaceutical company in multiple FCPA internal investigations of its China operations and advising on controls enhancements and employee discipline

  • A major private equity company in due diligence in connection with various investments in Asia

    A global investment bank and a professional services firm investigated by US authorities in respect of their hiring practices in Asia

  • A major state-owned enterprise in response to U.S. regulatory inquiries into sanctions and AML issues

  • A financial institution investigated by authorities in respect of their AML compliance

  • A financial institution investigated by authorities in respect of their practice of selling investment products

  • A securities brokerage firm investigated by authorities in respect of their trading practice

  • Two asset management firms investigated by authorities in respect of their asset management business

  • A number of global investment banks investigated by authorities in respect of their IPO sponsoring practice

  • A major stock exchange and clearing company in respect of their operational compliance

Before joining Davis Polk, Ms. Kang’s work focused on investor-state arbitration. Her experience includes representing:

  • An investment firm in two BIT cases against the Government of Laos under the ICSID Additional Facility Rules and the UNCITRAL Rules
  • Tethyan Copper Company (jointly owned by Barrick Gold and Antofagasta Minerals) in parallel arbitrations arising from a copper-gold project against the Government of Balochistan under a contract and the Government of Pakistan under a bilateral investment treaty

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2016
  • Debevoise & Plimpton, 2014-2016

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
  • Hong Kong Law Society - Registered


  • LL.B., Peking University, 2009
  • M.A., International Economic Law, University of Tokyo, 2012
  • LL.M., Harvard University, 2013