Mengyi “Jason” Ye is co-chair of the firm’s Asia Pracice.
Jason concentrates his practice on cross-border corporate and capital market transactions and has represented many domestic and international companies, investment banks and institutional investors on transactions including initial and secondary public offerings, alternative public offerings, and private placements.
Widely recognized as one of the most active attorneys in the space, Jason also regularly represents public companies, particularly those based in Asia, regarding their NYSE or Nasdaq initial listing and post-listing compliance. Jason also advises public companies on general corporate governance and federal filing requirements under the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including registration statements on Form S-1 or F-1, current reports on Form 8-K or 6-K, annual reports on Form 10-K or 20-F, quarterly reports on 10-Q, and Section 13, 14 and 16 filings.
Prior to joining the Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP, Jason was an associate with two firms with nationally recognized securities practice. While in law school, Jason interned for the Honorable Joseph A. Dickson, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey in Newark. He also spent time at the Major Economics Crime Bureau of the New York County District Attorney’s Office and Consumer Affairs Counseling section of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General. Selected to represent Rutgers School of Law to compete in the International Chamber of Commerce Mediation Competition in Paris, Jason also served as the Symposium Editor of the Rutgers Race and Law Review and the President of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.
Clientele and markets served: China, Asia, small to medium cap companies, startups, public companies, investment banks.
Jason was selected to the 2020 New York Metro Corporate and Securities Law “Super Lawyer” Rising Stars list. Jason currently sits on the Alumni Steering Committee of the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance. An expert on China-related capital market matters, Jason has been invited to many speaking engagements globally and quoted on numerous occasions by major media outlets in the U.S. and China. Jason is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese and Shanghainese dialect and has vast experience in working with many Chinese public companies.
- Represented a Nasdaq-listed company on a $25 million registered direct
- Represented a China-based steel producer on its $25 million Nasdaq IPO
- Represented the lead underwriter on a $34.5 million Nasdaq IPO by a
China-based digital marketing company