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Yin Dai
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Yin Dai assists Keller and Heckman clients and partners by monitoring developments impacting the regulations of food, food packaging, cosmetics, and consumer products throughout Asia. Yin assists multi-national food and chemical companies in product stewardship and compliance matters, especially in China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries. Yin has extensive experience with helping food and personal care producers in recipe review, promotional campaign evaluation, and facility auditing under local laws and regulations of North and Southeast Asia. She also supports companies with registration/notification for cosmetic product filings in China.

Yin is a regular speaker on compliance matters at food conferences and expos throughout Asia. She has published numerous articles on issues such as food labeling, compliance of health food and alternative proteins, and e-commerce policies. 

Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Yin interned with the Institutional Compliance Office of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, TX). While in law school, she participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. 

Representative Matters 

  • Consulted on “green” campaigns by consumer product and food companies for East Asian markets (e.g., China, Japan, and Korea)
  • Tracked regulatory developments targeting recycled plastics and restaurant services in Asia-Pacific countries
  • Assisted Chinese companies in complying with sustainability-related obligations in the European Union (EU)
  • Assisted multinational food companies with recipe compliance review and label harmonization in ASEAN countries
  • Advised leading confectionery and consumer product companies in government inquiries during custom clearance and post-market surveillance 
  • Represented United States (U.S.) companies in matters related to genetically engineered products in China
  • Helped multinational companies secure clearance for cosmetic products in China
  • Advised on marketing strategies of European textile companies in East Asia and Australia
  • Provided counsel regarding the launch of disinfectant devices and products in East and South East Asia
  • Assisted manufacturing facility in China with occupational health and safety crisis


Wuhan University School of Law, B.A., 2010
University of Texas School of Law, L.L.M., 2011