Sally Peng is a Managing Director and leads the APAC Export Controls, Sanctions & Trade practice at FTI Consulting. She is based in Hong Kong, China. Sally is an expert in export controls, economic sanctions, international trade strategy, global supply chain optimization and trade compliance.
Sally has extensive experience advising public-listed companies on their complex encryption programs under US laws and other Asia Pacific jurisdictions, including representing her clients in front of relevant government agencies in the APAC region. She also advises many Asia-based clients regarding US and other sanctions regulations, primary focusing on pre-IPO preparation and portfolio management. In addition, she works closely with her clients’ legal, procurement and logistics teams to build best-in-class Export Control and Sanction compliance programs. Her industry coverage includes private equity and funds, semi-conductor companies, Cloud and emerging technologies, telecommunications, national defense contractors, heavy machinery, and research universities.
Sally has been a trusted advisor for many MNCs on their international trade supply chain and Customs issues. She advises clients on their supply chain operation risk related to forced labor and WRO orders from US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). She served as team leader for several global retailers in large-scale Customs duty-saving projects in over ten Asian countries. During the on-going US-China trade war, Sally is sought after by her clients to advise them on mitigating strategies against US section 301 and 232 retaliation tariffs, free trade agreements, trade preference programmes and country of origin issues. Her industry coverage includes apparel, footwear, handbag & leather goods, hardline goods and consumer electronics.
Sally takes her passion for international trade beyond individual companies, having participated in negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), as well as serving as a key member on numerous trade missions, including to China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Bangladesh, and various African countries. She is also highly involved in the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, serving as Board of Governors and on several committees, including as Co-Chair of the Apparel, Footwear & Supply Chain Committee.
Prior to FTI Consulting, Sally was based in Beijing & Hong Kong for over ten years as the Asia Pacific practice leader of a US-based law firm focused on International Trade and Customs. Sally holds a J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, a Diploma from Peking University Law School in Beijing, and a B.A. from National Chengchi University College of Law. Sally is admitted to Massachusetts Bar and Bar of Washington D.C. She is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English.
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