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金知平 律师

T.+82-2-3703-1410 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
金知平 律师
金知平 律师

金知平律师

T.+82-2-3703-1410 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.jpkim@kimchang.com

Areas of Expertise

Bio

Ji Pyoung Kim is an attorney at Kim & Chang's Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Corporate Governance, Banking, Securities, Insolvency & Restructuring and Capital Markets Practices.

Mr. Kim’s primary areas of focus include corporate governance, capital markets and M&A. He has advised numerous companies around the world—including industrial companies and financial institutions—in a wide variety of M&A transactions from transaction structuring to due diligence and definitive agreement negotiation. He has also advised these companies on corporate governance, general corporate matters and capital market issues. Many of his clients include market leaders in their respective industries.

Furthermore, Mr. Kim represents numerous private equity funds in fund formation matters, M&A transactions and restructuring issues of portfolio companies. 

He is also active in the firm's Insolvency & Restructuring Practice and has advised on M&A of companies under insolvency proceeding and purchase and sale of distressed securities.

As a member of the Banking Practice and the Securities Practice at the firm, Mr. Kim advises a number of large publicly held banks and financial holding companies on their establishment, M&A, and financial regulatory matters, and also advises securities companies and investment banks. He has counseled financial supervisory authorities and securities companies from the early days of the adoption of the regulation for Special Purpose Acquisition Company and advises on the establishment, IPO and M&A transactions of a number of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies. 

In addition to his experience practicing law in Korea, Mr. Kim was a visiting attorney at Slaughter and May's London office in 2013.

Mr. Kim received his law degree from Seoul National University (LL.B. in 2002, LL.M. in 2006, and Ph.D. in 2011) and graduated from the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 2004. He passed the AICPA exam in 2007. He also received his LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 2013 (Corporate Law and Governance Concentration). He acquired the qualification of the Certified Fiancial Analyst (CFA) in 2015. He is admitted to the Korean bar and the New York bar.

Profile

Experience

Member, Lawyer’s Training Institute Operating Committee, Korean Bar Association (2024-Present)

Member, Editorial Committee of BFL, Center for Financial Law, Seoul National University School of Law (2022-Present)

Member, Corporate Governance Advisory Committee, Korea Listed Companies Association (2019-Present)

Member, Fund Management Practical Review Committee, National Pension Service (2017-2023)

Slaughter and May, London (2013)

Kim & Chang (2007-Present)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (2004-2007)

Representative Mattersshow

Mergers & Acquisitions
 
  • Advised Korean and foreign private equity funds regarding their mergers and acquisitions of a Korean company at the stages from transaction structuring to due diligence and definitive agreement negotiation.
  • Advised a major Korean listed company on its merger and acquisition of and equity investment in a foreign company.
  • Advised foreign institutional investors, major companies, etc. on their equity investments in and joint venture with a Korean company.
 
Corporate Governance
 
  • Advised on the governance restructuring of Korean listed companies.
  • Advised Korean companies on their operation of the board of directors and the general meeting of shareholders.
  • Advised on disputes over corporate control between a listed Korean company and a foreign hedge fund.
 
Restructuring and Insolvency
 
  • Represented Korean and foreign private equity funds and major companies regarding mergers and acquisitions of companies under insolvency proceedings
  • Represented Korean and foreign private equity funds, hedge funds and others in the purchase and sale of distressed securities and assets deals
  • Advised Korean companies on insolvency proceedings including workout and rehabilitation proceedings
  • Advised Korean and foreign companies as well as financial institutions on legal measures to be taken against the insolvency of customers or debtors
  • Advised commercial and financial creditors on legal measures to be taken against the insolvencies of major Korean shipping companies and shipbuilding companies.
 
Private Equity
 
  • Advised on the establishment of and funding procedure for a Korean private equity fund (including advising on the fund structure, registration with supervisory authorities, negotiations with limited partners on the terms and conditions for the establishment of fund, etc.).
  • Advised Korean and foreign institutional investors on their investment in foreign private equity funds.
 
Banking, Securities Regulations and Capital Markets
 
  • Advised on the transition to a financial holding company through comprehensive stock transfer.
  • Advised on the establishment and the operation of financial holding companies, banks, securities companies, credit card companies, etc.
  • Advised Korean companies concerning their listing of shares on Korean and foreign securities markets.
  • Advised on the establishment and merger of a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, M&A and Governance (Who’s Who Legal, 2019-2023)
  • Leading Lawyer, The Legal Times: Corporate and M&A (Legal Times, 2022-2023)
  • Best Lawyer, 2023 Best Law Firm & Lawyer, Management Advice (Hankyung Business, Korea In-house Counsel Association, 2023)
  • Leading Lawyer, Korean Law Firm Review, Corporate and Commercial Law (Law Times, 2022)
  • Client Choice Awards - Corporate Governance  (Lexology, 2022-2024)
  • Client Choice Awards - M&A (Lexology, 2020-2021)
  • Leading Lawyer, The Legal Times: Finance and Capital Markets (Legal Times, 2017, 2019, 2021)

Publications/Activities
    • The Legal and Practical Issues on the Treasury Shares of the Corporation, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.105 (Ministry of Justice, 2024)
    • Companies' Response Strategy to the Introduction of Electronic General Shareholders' Meeting, Listed Company Auditor Journal Vol.286 (Korea Listed Companies Association, 2023)
    • The Allocation of Authority between the General Meeting of Shareholders and the Board of Directors - Focusing on Cases regarding Shareholder Proposals on the Acquisition and Cancellation of Treasury Shares and Corporate Spin-Off, BFL, Vol.117, (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2023)
    • Review on the Allocation of Authority between the General Meeting of Shareholders and the Board of Directors, Commercial Cases Review Vol.36 (Co-author, Korea Commercial Cases Association, 2023)
    • Holding Company and Law - Practical Issues of Concurrent Position of the Director of the Holding Company, The Series of Specialty Publication of BFL (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2023)
    • Review on the Adoption of the Mandatory Tender Offer and the Improvement of the Regulatory System Related Thereto, BFL, Vol.117, (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2023)
    • Recent Issues Regarding M&A and Business Restructuring of Listed Companies, BFL, Vol.117, (Joint Responsible Editor, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2023)
    • Study on Adoption of the Tracking Stock for Financing Measures of Listed Companies, Korea Listed Companies Association Study 2022-2 (Co-author, Korea Listed Companies Association, 2022)
    • The Legal and Practical Issues on the Concurrent Position of the Director in the Holding Company, BFL, Vol.116 (Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2022)
    • Practical Issues Regarding the Spin-off and Listing of Subsidiaries, BFL, Vol.114, (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2023)
    • Recent Issues on General Meeting of Shareholders and Protection of Shareholders' Rights, BFL, Vol.114, (Joint Responsible Editor, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2022)
    • Recent Issues on General Meeting of Shareholders and Guarantee of Shareholders’ Rights, BFL, Vol.76 (Responsible Co-editor, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2022)
    • Practical Issues Regarding Spin-Off and Listing of the Spun-Off Subsidiary, BFL, Vol.76 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2022)
    • Prospects and Preparation Plan to Capital Market and Corporate Governance Policies following the Launch of the New Government, Listed Company Auditor Journal Vol.268 (Korea Listed Companies Association, 2022)
    • The Legal and Practical Issues on the Remuneration for Directors and Statutory Auditors of the Corporation, JURISDICTION Vol.57 (Jurisdiction Development Foundation, 2021)
    • Primary Insolvency Court Cases Review, Insolvency Law Research Association (Co-author, 2021)
    • South Korea Embraces Stakeholder Supremacy Approach to Corporate Governance, IFLR Asia ESG Report 2021 (IFLR, 2021)
    • Measures Adopted to Support Distressed Businesses Through the COVID-19 Crisis, INSOL - World Bank Group Global Guide (INSOL International & World Bank Group, 2021 New Edition)
    • Part Two Analysis of 2020 Amended Korean Commercial Code: Appointment of Statutory Auditor and Audit Committee Members and General Meeting of Shareholders, BFL, Vol.106 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2021)
    • Measures Adopted to Support Distressed Businesses Through the COVID-19 Crisis, INSOL - World Bank Group Global Guide (INSOL International & World Bank Group, 2020)
    • A Study for Amendment to the Corporate Law Section of the Korean Commercial Code (Co-author, Ministry of Justice, 2020)
    • Analysis on Legal Issues Related to New Share Issuance of Corporations, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.92 (Ministry of Justice, 2020)
    • Review on the Operation of Shareholders’ Meeting under the COVID-19 Situation, BFL, Vol.103 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2020)
    • Appropriate Operation of General Meeting of Shareholders, Korea Listed Companies Association Study 2020-2 (Co-author, Korea Listed Companies Association, 2020)
    • The Analysis on the Legal Issues Related with the General Meeting of Class Shareholders, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.87 (Ministry of Justice, 2019)
    • Online Commentary on Corporate Restructuring Promotion Act (Co-author, LAWnB, 2019)
    • Analysis on the Bill for the Amendment of the Korean Commercial Code Regarding the Appointment of the Audit Committee Member Focusing on the Separate Election and the Mandatory Cumulative Voting, BFL, Vol.95 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2019)
    • The Legal and Practical Issues on the Appointment of the Director and the Member of the Audit Committee of the Corporation - Focusing on the Cumulative Voting and the Separate Election of the Audit Committee Members, Justice, Vol.169 (Korean Society of Law, 2018)
    • Improvement Measures for the Dissemination of the General Meeting of Shareholders, Korea Listed Companies Association Study 2018-3 (Co-author, Korea Listed Companies Association, 2018)
    • Review on the Legal and Practical Issues on the Regulation Regarding the Related Party Transaction of the Listed Company Based on the Article 542-9 of the Commercial Act, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.81 (Ministry of Justice, 2018)
    • Review on the Practical Issues of Preliminary Injunction regarding General Meeting of Shareholders, BFL, Vol.84 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2017)
    • Review on the Practical Issues Related with the Dividend of the Corporation, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.79 (Ministry of Justice, 2017)
    • Practical Issues on Total Return Swap in Business Financial Law (Seminar Discussion Paper), BFL, Vol.83 (Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2017)
    • Review on the Bill for the Amendment of the Korean Commercial Code Related with the Corporate Governance (KOSDAQ Journal Column, 2017.3.)
    • Review on the Corporate Restructuring Through the General Meeting of Bondholders, Bankruptcy Law Review, Vol.6 (Bankruptcy Law Association, 2016)
    • Review on the Practical Issues Related with the Retiring Director, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.76 (Ministry of Justice, 2016)
    • Review on the Practical Issues on the Reverse Triangle Merger, BFL, Vol.76 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2016)
    • Practical Issues on the Dissenting Shareholders’ Appraisal Right (KOSDAQ Journal Column, 2016.1.)
    • Review on the Application of the Share Trust, Research Thesis (Co-author, Seoul National University Center for Financial Law, 2015)
    • Pros, Cons and Reasonable Alternative Regarding the Corporate Control Defense, Monthly Journal Vol.488 (KLCA, 2015)
    • The Legal and Practical Issues on the Liquidation of the Corporation, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.72 (Ministry of Justice, 2015)
    • Practical Issues on the Debt-Equity Swap of the Rehabilitation Company, Bankruptcy Law Review, Vol.5 (Bankruptcy Law Association, 2014)
    • Review on the Break-up Fee Clause in M&A Agreement, BFL, Vol.68 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2014)
    • Review on the Termination Clause in M&A Agreement, BFL, Vol.67 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2014)
    • A Review on the Governance Structure of Private Equity Funds and Allocation of Power between the Partners Thereof, Justice, Vol.130 (Korean Society of Law, 2012)
    • A Study for the Decoupling of the Economic Interest and Voting Right of the Shares (Seoul National University, 2011)
    • Review on the Decoupling of the Economic Interest and Voting Right of the Shares, BFL, Vol.44 (Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2010)
    • Legal Review on Copyrights Issues with Regard to Software as a Service (SaaS), Law & Technology (2010)
    • Review on Technical Measures to Protect Copyrights in The internet, Law & Technology (2009)
    • Review on the Regulation upon the Cross-Ownership of Shares and the Transfer of Shares and the Transfer of Shares Prior to the Issuance of Share Certificates (Human Rights and Justice, 2009.12.)
    • Review on the Validity of the Share Subscription Agreement Without the Authorization of the Board of Directors (Human Rights and Justice, 2009.2.)
    • Review on Beneficial Ownership of Shares (Human Rights and Justice, 2008.4.)
    • A Study for Allocation of Power Between Shareholders and Board of Directors (Seoul National University, 2006)
     
    • Lecturer, “Recent Key Issues on Corporate Governance - Focusing on strengthened directors' obligations and improvements of regulation on the minority shareholders' rights and the operation of the general shareholders' meeting”, In-House Training Program (In-House Counsel Forum, 2024)
    • Lecturer, “Key Legal Issues Related to Responding to the Engagement of the Minority Shareholders and Operation of the General Meeting of Shareholders”, 238th Regular Lecture of the Statutory Auditors’ Association of the Listed Company (Korea Listed Companies Association, 2024)
    • Designated Debater, “Review of 2023 Corporation Law Case Precedents”, Winter Conference (Co-hosted by Korea Commercial Cases Association and Commercial Law Practice Review Committee of the Supreme Court, 2023)
    • Designated Debater, “ESG, New Exit from Capitalism”, Global Leaders Forum 2023 (TV CHOSUN, 2023)
    • Lecturer, “Recent Changes in Corporate Governance and Obligations and Responsibilities of Outside Directors”, Outside Directors Special Training (Korea Listed Companies Association, 2019-2023)
    • Main Speaker, “The Analysis on the Issues Regarding Allocation of Authority Between the General Meeting of Shareholders and the Board of Directors - Focusing on Shareholder-Proposal Cases Related with Acquisition and Cancellation of Treasury Stock and Corporate Spin-Off”, Spring Conference (Korea Commercial Cases Association, 2023)
    • Lecturer, “Legal Principles and Practices Regarding Minority Shareholders' Rights - Focusing on Access to Corporate Information”, Corporate Law Training Session (Seoul Bar Association, 2023)
    • Designated Debater, “Structural Issues and Solutions of Korean Corporate Governance(G): From the Perspective of Establishing the E.S.G. System”, 4th E.S.G. Legislation Forum (Korea Legislation Research Institute, 2023)
    • Designated Debater, ”Support Plan for the Vitalization of the Corporate M&A”, Expert Conference on the Support for the Corporate M&A (Financial Services Commission, 2023)
    • Designated Debater, “Study on the Introduction of Regtech and Subtech to Fulfill Directors' Fiduciary Duty for Operation Monitoring and Surveillance”, Regular Winter Conference (The Korean Academic Society of Business Administration and Law, 2023)
    • Designated Debater, “Issues and Challenges of Unification of Corporate Law”, Academic Seminar (Co-hosted by the National Assembly Research Service and Korea Listed Companies Association, etc., 2022)
    • Main Speaker, “Improvement Measures Relating to the Policies and the Relevant Regulations on the Activities Based on the Stewardship Responsibility of the National Pension Service of Korea”, Policy Seminar on the Improvement of the Governance Structure of the National Pension Service and the Guidelines on the Activities Based on the Stewardship Responsibility Thereof (Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Korea Enterprises Federation, The Federation of Korean Industries, Korea Listed Companies Association, Korea International Trade Association, Federation of Middle Market Enterprises of Korea, Korea Federation of Small and Medium Business, 2022)
    • Designated Debater, “Implications and Challenges of the Adoption of IFRS17 for the Profit Available for Dividend to the Shareholders”, KIRI Seminar - 2022 Second Financial Policy Forum (Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2022)
    • Lecturer, “Legal Authority and Responsibility of the Statutory Auditor and the Member of the Audit Committee”, Regular Lecture of the Statutory Auditors’ Association of the Listed Company (Korea Listed Companies Association, 2022)
    • Lecturer, “Practical Issues on the Merger of the Listed Company”, BIZPROS Advanced Lectures on Practice of Corporate Law (Korea Listed Companies Development Institute, 2022)
    • Designated Debater, “Seminar on Policies for Resolving Korea Discount”, (Financial Services Commission, Korea Exchange, Korea Capital Market Institute, 2022)
    • Main Speaker, “Overview of Recent Trends, Major Regulations and Management Strategies in ESG”, ESG Forum (KCAB INTERNATIONAL, Kim & Chang, 2022)
    • Designated Debater, “Reconsideration on Proxy Solicitation Regulation”, Regular Securities Law Seminar (Korea Securities Law Association, 2022)
    • Designated Debater, “Status of Regulation on Usurpation of Corporate Opportunities and the Improvement Thereof”, Fair Competition Forum (The Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2022)
    • Main Speaker, “Recent Legal Issues Regarding Corporate Governance and Exercise of Shareholder Rights”, 2022 Responsible Investment Forum (Korea ESG Research Institute, Korea Listed Companies Association, Kim & Chang, 2022)
    • Designated Debater, “The New Governments’ Commercial Law and Policy Agenda - Review of Plans to Improve the Regulation Regarding Split Off and Listing” (Korea Commercial Law Association, 2022)
    • Designated Debater, “Analysis on the Exercise System of Electronic Securities Holders’ Rights and the Suggestion of Improvements thereon” (The Korean Academic Society of Business Administration and Law, 2021)
    • Lecturer, “Overview of the Corporate Law”, Corporate Law Training Session (Financial Supervisory Service, 2021)
    • Designated Debater, “Issues Regarding the Operation of the General Meeting of Shareholders Based on the 2020 Amendment of the Korean Commercial Code and the Presidential Decree Thereof”, Regular Summer Conference (The Korean Academic Society of Business Administration and Law, 2021)
    • Lecturer, "Matters to Be Noted by Companies Relating to the Amended Korean Commercial Code” (The Federation of Korean Industries, 2021)
    • Lecturer, "Matters to Be Noted by Companies Relating to the Amended Korean Commercial Code and Corporate Governance”, Explanation Session re Amended Korean Commercial Code (Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2021)
    • Designated Debater, “Issues on Improving the Regulations for the Exercise of Voting Rights by Shareholders”, Regular Seminar (Korea Securities Law Association, 2020)
    • Main Speaker, “Academic Seminar on the Revitalization of Investment Exit Market for Growth of Venture Capital - Major Issues Related to M&A and Necessary Legislative Improvements Under Korean Law” (Korea Financial Law Association and Korea Venture Investment Corp., 2020)
    • Main Speaker, “Recent Changes in Corporate Governance and The Amendment of Commercial Law Regarding Thereof”, Regular Seminar (Korea Association for Chief Financial Officers, 2020)
    • Designated Debater, “Review on the Appropriateness of the Legislation of the Listed Company Act” (The Korean Association of Comparative Private Law, 2020)
    • Lecturer, “Recent Trend in Corporate Governance and Obligations and Responsibilities of Directors”, Corporate Law Special Training (Korean Bar Association, Mandatory Legal Education for Attorneys, 2020)
    • Lecturer, “Corporate and Business Management”, 4th Chief Legal Officer Course (Korea Corporate Legal Affairs Association, 2020)
    • Main Speaker, ”The Latest Legal Issues concerning Financial Companies, Legal Issues and Improvement Measures on the Governance Regulations for the Financial Companies - Focusing on the Composition and Operation of the Board of Directors and Audit Committees”, Special Summer Seminar (Korea Financial Law Association, 2019)
    • Main Speaker, “New Pending Issues and Problems Regarding the Exercise of Shareholders’ Rights, The Legal and Practical Issues on the Appointment of the Director and the Member of the Audit Committee of the Corporation - Focusing on the Cumulative Voting and the Separate Election of the Audit Committee Members”, Spring Conference (Korea Commercial Cases Association, 2019)
    • Main Speaker, “Impact of Financial Regulatory Authorities and Their Practices on Corporate Restructuring: Focusing on the period following Global Financial Crisis”, 10th Annual Symposium of East Asian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring (2018)
    • Lecturer, “Duties and Responsibilities of Directors”, Compliance Academy Training Session (Co-hosted by Korean Bar Association and the Federation of Korean Industries, 2018)
    • Lecturer, “Insolvency Procedures and Corporate Law - Focusing on the Modification of the Principles of Corporate Law in Insolvency Procedures”, Corporate Law Training Session (Seoul Bar Association, 2018)
    • Designated Debater, “Current Status of Principle of Business Judgement - Focused on Interpretation of Supreme Court Decision No. 2015Do12633 rendered on November 19, 2017”, Forum for the 7th Anniversary Celebration of Korean-American Society of Law (Korean-American Society of Law, 2018)
    • Main Speaker, “The Amendment of the Commercial Law Regarding Corporate Governance”, Regular Seminar (Korea Association for Chief Financial Officers, 2017)
    • Lecturer, “M&A Agreements”, Law and Finance Professional Training Program (Seoul National University Law School, 2017)
    • Main Speaker, “The Legal and Practical Issues on the Dividend of the Corporation” (Korea Securities Law Association, 2017)
    • Designated Debater, “Improvement of Corporate Governance under Corporate Law”, Forum for the Advancement of Economic Law (2017)
    • Designated Debater, “New Era, Active Economy, the Role of the Commercial Law - Measures to Enhance the Participation of the Shareholders in the General Meeting of Shareholders” (Korea Commercial Cases Association and Korea Business Law Association, 2017)
    • Lecturer, “Modification of the Principles of Corporate Law in Insolvency Procedures”, Corporate Law Training Session (Seoul Bar Association, 2017)
    • Designated Debater, “Evaluation of the 24 Amendments of Korean Commercial Code Reviewed in the National Assembly”, Special Seminar (Korea Securities Law Association, 2017)
    • Lecturer, “The Amendment of Corporate Law, and the Impact on and the Preparation of Corporations Regarding Thereof”, Training Session (Seoul Bar Association, 2017)
    • Designated Debater, “Tasks for Global Business Management of Corporations - New Trials for Dual Class Stock” (Korean Academy of Business Law, 2017)
    • Designated Debater, “Freedom and Responsibility of the Corporate Activities” (Korea Commercial Law Association, 2016)
    • Designated Debater, “Current Status and Potential Improvement of Korean PEF Market” (Co-hosted by the Korea Capital Market Institute and Korea PEF Association, 2016)
    • Thomson Reuters Annual Brief - Briefing Partner (Corporate Restructuring) (2015)
    • Designated Debater, Seminar on Improvement of Corporate Restructuring System to Strengthen Corporate Competitiveness (The Federation of Korean Industries, 2015)
    • Designated Debater, “Reconstruction of Legal Theory for the Balance of the Anti-takeover Provisions and Stakeholder Protection in Global Era” (Co-hosted by the National Assembly of Korea and the Korea Commercial Law Association, 2015)
    • Lecturer, Corporate Law Training Session for the Continuing Legal Education (Seoul Bar Association, 2015)
    • Main Speaker, Regular Seminar “Debt-Equity Swap of the Company under the Rehabilitation Procedure” (Korea Insolvency Law Association, 2014)

Education

    Harvard Law School (LL.M., Corporate Law Concentration, 2013) 

    School of Law, Seoul National University (Ph.D., Law, 2011) 

    School of Law, Seoul National University (LL.M., 2006) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2004) 

    Seoul National University (LL.B., 2002)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2004; New York, 2014 

    CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), 2015 

    AICPA Exam, 2007

Languages

Korean and English

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Ji Pyoung Kim is an attorney at Kim & Chang's Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Corporate Governance, Banking, Securities, Insolvency & Restructuring and Capital Markets Practices.

Mr. Kim’s primary areas of focus include corporate governance, capital markets and M&A. He has advised numerous companies around the world—including industrial companies and financial institutions—in a wide variety of M&A transactions from transaction structuring to due diligence and definitive agreement negotiation. He has also advised these companies on corporate governance, general corporate matters and capital market issues. Many of his clients include market leaders in their respective industries.

Furthermore, Mr. Kim represents numerous private equity funds in fund formation matters, M&A transactions and restructuring issues of portfolio companies. 

He is also active in the firm's Insolvency & Restructuring Practice and has advised on M&A of companies under insolvency proceeding and purchase and sale of distressed securities.

As a member of the Banking Practice and the Securities Practice at the firm, Mr. Kim advises a number of large publicly held banks and financial holding companies on their establishment, M&A, and financial regulatory matters, and also advises securities companies and investment banks. He has counseled financial supervisory authorities and securities companies from the early days of the adoption of the regulation for Special Purpose Acquisition Company and advises on the establishment, IPO and M&A transactions of a number of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies. 

In addition to his experience practicing law in Korea, Mr. Kim was a visiting attorney at Slaughter and May's London office in 2013.

Mr. Kim received his law degree from Seoul National University (LL.B. in 2002, LL.M. in 2006, and Ph.D. in 2011) and graduated from the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 2004. He passed the AICPA exam in 2007. He also received his LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 2013 (Corporate Law and Governance Concentration). He acquired the qualification of the Certified Fiancial Analyst (CFA) in 2015. He is admitted to the Korean bar and the New York bar.






    Member, Lawyer’s Training Institute Operating Committee, Korean Bar Association (2024-Present)

    Member, Editorial Committee of BFL, Center for Financial Law, Seoul National University School of Law (2022-Present)

    Member, Corporate Governance Advisory Committee, Korea Listed Companies Association (2019-Present)

    Member, Fund Management Practical Review Committee, National Pension Service (2017-2023)

    Slaughter and May, London (2013)

    Kim & Chang (2007-Present)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (2004-2007)






Mergers & Acquisitions
 
  •   Advised Korean and foreign private equity funds regarding their mergers and acquisitions of a Korean company at the stages from transaction structuring to due diligence and definitive agreement negotiation.
  •   Advised a major Korean listed company on its merger and acquisition of and equity investment in a foreign company.
  •   Advised foreign institutional investors, major companies, etc. on their equity investments in and joint venture with a Korean company.
 
Corporate Governance
 
  •   Advised on the governance restructuring of Korean listed companies.
  •   Advised Korean companies on their operation of the board of directors and the general meeting of shareholders.
  •   Advised on disputes over corporate control between a listed Korean company and a foreign hedge fund.
 
Restructuring and Insolvency
 
  •   Represented Korean and foreign private equity funds and major companies regarding mergers and acquisitions of companies under insolvency proceedings
  •   Represented Korean and foreign private equity funds, hedge funds and others in the purchase and sale of distressed securities and assets deals
  •   Advised Korean companies on insolvency proceedings including workout and rehabilitation proceedings
  •   Advised Korean and foreign companies as well as financial institutions on legal measures to be taken against the insolvency of customers or debtors
  •   Advised commercial and financial creditors on legal measures to be taken against the insolvencies of major Korean shipping companies and shipbuilding companies.
 
Private Equity
 
  •   Advised on the establishment of and funding procedure for a Korean private equity fund (including advising on the fund structure, registration with supervisory authorities, negotiations with limited partners on the terms and conditions for the establishment of fund, etc.).
  •   Advised Korean and foreign institutional investors on their investment in foreign private equity funds.
 
Banking, Securities Regulations and Capital Markets
 
  •   Advised on the transition to a financial holding company through comprehensive stock transfer.
  •   Advised on the establishment and the operation of financial holding companies, banks, securities companies, credit card companies, etc.
  •   Advised Korean companies concerning their listing of shares on Korean and foreign securities markets.
  •   Advised on the establishment and merger of a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).





Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, M&A and Governance (Who’s Who Legal, 2019-2023)
  •   Leading Lawyer, The Legal Times: Corporate and M&A (Legal Times, 2022-2023)
  •   Best Lawyer, 2023 Best Law Firm & Lawyer, Management Advice (Hankyung Business, Korea In-house Counsel Association, 2023)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Korean Law Firm Review, Corporate and Commercial Law (Law Times, 2022)
  •   Client Choice Awards - Corporate Governance  (Lexology, 2022-2024)
  •   Client Choice Awards - M&A (Lexology, 2020-2021)
  •   Leading Lawyer, The Legal Times: Finance and Capital Markets (Legal Times, 2017, 2019, 2021)

Publications/Activities

  •   The Legal and Practical Issues on the Treasury Shares of the Corporation, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.105 (Ministry of Justice, 2024)
  •   Companies' Response Strategy to the Introduction of Electronic General Shareholders' Meeting, Listed Company Auditor Journal Vol.286 (Korea Listed Companies Association, 2023)
  •   The Allocation of Authority between the General Meeting of Shareholders and the Board of Directors - Focusing on Cases regarding Shareholder Proposals on the Acquisition and Cancellation of Treasury Shares and Corporate Spin-Off, BFL, Vol.117, (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2023)
  •   Review on the Allocation of Authority between the General Meeting of Shareholders and the Board of Directors, Commercial Cases Review Vol.36 (Co-author, Korea Commercial Cases Association, 2023)
  •   Holding Company and Law - Practical Issues of Concurrent Position of the Director of the Holding Company, The Series of Specialty Publication of BFL (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2023)
  •   Review on the Adoption of the Mandatory Tender Offer and the Improvement of the Regulatory System Related Thereto, BFL, Vol.117, (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2023)
  •   Recent Issues Regarding M&A and Business Restructuring of Listed Companies, BFL, Vol.117, (Joint Responsible Editor, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2023)
  •   Study on Adoption of the Tracking Stock for Financing Measures of Listed Companies, Korea Listed Companies Association Study 2022-2 (Co-author, Korea Listed Companies Association, 2022)
  •   The Legal and Practical Issues on the Concurrent Position of the Director in the Holding Company, BFL, Vol.116 (Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2022)
  •   Practical Issues Regarding the Spin-off and Listing of Subsidiaries, BFL, Vol.114, (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2023)
  •   Recent Issues on General Meeting of Shareholders and Protection of Shareholders' Rights, BFL, Vol.114, (Joint Responsible Editor, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2022)
  •   Recent Issues on General Meeting of Shareholders and Guarantee of Shareholders’ Rights, BFL, Vol.76 (Responsible Co-editor, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2022)
  •   Practical Issues Regarding Spin-Off and Listing of the Spun-Off Subsidiary, BFL, Vol.76 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2022)
  •   Prospects and Preparation Plan to Capital Market and Corporate Governance Policies following the Launch of the New Government, Listed Company Auditor Journal Vol.268 (Korea Listed Companies Association, 2022)
  •   The Legal and Practical Issues on the Remuneration for Directors and Statutory Auditors of the Corporation, JURISDICTION Vol.57 (Jurisdiction Development Foundation, 2021)
  •   Primary Insolvency Court Cases Review, Insolvency Law Research Association (Co-author, 2021)
  •   South Korea Embraces Stakeholder Supremacy Approach to Corporate Governance, IFLR Asia ESG Report 2021 (IFLR, 2021)
  •   Measures Adopted to Support Distressed Businesses Through the COVID-19 Crisis, INSOL - World Bank Group Global Guide (INSOL International & World Bank Group, 2021 New Edition)
  •   Part Two Analysis of 2020 Amended Korean Commercial Code: Appointment of Statutory Auditor and Audit Committee Members and General Meeting of Shareholders, BFL, Vol.106 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2021)
  •   Measures Adopted to Support Distressed Businesses Through the COVID-19 Crisis, INSOL - World Bank Group Global Guide (INSOL International & World Bank Group, 2020)
  •   A Study for Amendment to the Corporate Law Section of the Korean Commercial Code (Co-author, Ministry of Justice, 2020)
  •   Analysis on Legal Issues Related to New Share Issuance of Corporations, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.92 (Ministry of Justice, 2020)
  •   Review on the Operation of Shareholders’ Meeting under the COVID-19 Situation, BFL, Vol.103 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2020)
  •   Appropriate Operation of General Meeting of Shareholders, Korea Listed Companies Association Study 2020-2 (Co-author, Korea Listed Companies Association, 2020)
  •   The Analysis on the Legal Issues Related with the General Meeting of Class Shareholders, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.87 (Ministry of Justice, 2019)
  •   Online Commentary on Corporate Restructuring Promotion Act (Co-author, LAWnB, 2019)
  •   Analysis on the Bill for the Amendment of the Korean Commercial Code Regarding the Appointment of the Audit Committee Member Focusing on the Separate Election and the Mandatory Cumulative Voting, BFL, Vol.95 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2019)
  •   The Legal and Practical Issues on the Appointment of the Director and the Member of the Audit Committee of the Corporation - Focusing on the Cumulative Voting and the Separate Election of the Audit Committee Members, Justice, Vol.169 (Korean Society of Law, 2018)
  •   Improvement Measures for the Dissemination of the General Meeting of Shareholders, Korea Listed Companies Association Study 2018-3 (Co-author, Korea Listed Companies Association, 2018)
  •   Review on the Legal and Practical Issues on the Regulation Regarding the Related Party Transaction of the Listed Company Based on the Article 542-9 of the Commercial Act, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.81 (Ministry of Justice, 2018)
  •   Review on the Practical Issues of Preliminary Injunction regarding General Meeting of Shareholders, BFL, Vol.84 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2017)
  •   Review on the Practical Issues Related with the Dividend of the Corporation, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.79 (Ministry of Justice, 2017)
  •   Practical Issues on Total Return Swap in Business Financial Law (Seminar Discussion Paper), BFL, Vol.83 (Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2017)
  •   Review on the Bill for the Amendment of the Korean Commercial Code Related with the Corporate Governance (KOSDAQ Journal Column, 2017.3.)
  •   Review on the Corporate Restructuring Through the General Meeting of Bondholders, Bankruptcy Law Review, Vol.6 (Bankruptcy Law Association, 2016)
  •   Review on the Practical Issues Related with the Retiring Director, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.76 (Ministry of Justice, 2016)
  •   Review on the Practical Issues on the Reverse Triangle Merger, BFL, Vol.76 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2016)
  •   Practical Issues on the Dissenting Shareholders’ Appraisal Right (KOSDAQ Journal Column, 2016.1.)
  •   Review on the Application of the Share Trust, Research Thesis (Co-author, Seoul National University Center for Financial Law, 2015)
  •   Pros, Cons and Reasonable Alternative Regarding the Corporate Control Defense, Monthly Journal Vol.488 (KLCA, 2015)
  •   The Legal and Practical Issues on the Liquidation of the Corporation, Developed Commercial Law Review, Vol.72 (Ministry of Justice, 2015)
  •   Practical Issues on the Debt-Equity Swap of the Rehabilitation Company, Bankruptcy Law Review, Vol.5 (Bankruptcy Law Association, 2014)
  •   Review on the Break-up Fee Clause in M&A Agreement, BFL, Vol.68 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2014)
  •   Review on the Termination Clause in M&A Agreement, BFL, Vol.67 (Co-author, Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2014)
  •   A Review on the Governance Structure of Private Equity Funds and Allocation of Power between the Partners Thereof, Justice, Vol.130 (Korean Society of Law, 2012)
  •   A Study for the Decoupling of the Economic Interest and Voting Right of the Shares (Seoul National University, 2011)
  •   Review on the Decoupling of the Economic Interest and Voting Right of the Shares, BFL, Vol.44 (Seoul National University Business & Finance Law Journal, 2010)
  •   Legal Review on Copyrights Issues with Regard to Software as a Service (SaaS), Law & Technology (2010)
  •   Review on Technical Measures to Protect Copyrights in The internet, Law & Technology (2009)
  •   Review on the Regulation upon the Cross-Ownership of Shares and the Transfer of Shares and the Transfer of Shares Prior to the Issuance of Share Certificates (Human Rights and Justice, 2009.12.)
  •   Review on the Validity of the Share Subscription Agreement Without the Authorization of the Board of Directors (Human Rights and Justice, 2009.2.)
  •   Review on Beneficial Ownership of Shares (Human Rights and Justice, 2008.4.)
  •   A Study for Allocation of Power Between Shareholders and Board of Directors (Seoul National University, 2006)
 
  •   Lecturer, “Recent Key Issues on Corporate Governance - Focusing on strengthened directors' obligations and improvements of regulation on the minority shareholders' rights and the operation of the general shareholders' meeting”, In-House Training Program (In-House Counsel Forum, 2024)
  •   Lecturer, “Key Legal Issues Related to Responding to the Engagement of the Minority Shareholders and Operation of the General Meeting of Shareholders”, 238th Regular Lecture of the Statutory Auditors’ Association of the Listed Company (Korea Listed Companies Association, 2024)
  •   Designated Debater, “Review of 2023 Corporation Law Case Precedents”, Winter Conference (Co-hosted by Korea Commercial Cases Association and Commercial Law Practice Review Committee of the Supreme Court, 2023)
  •   Designated Debater, “ESG, New Exit from Capitalism”, Global Leaders Forum 2023 (TV CHOSUN, 2023)
  •   Lecturer, “Recent Changes in Corporate Governance and Obligations and Responsibilities of Outside Directors”, Outside Directors Special Training (Korea Listed Companies Association, 2019-2023)
  •   Main Speaker, “The Analysis on the Issues Regarding Allocation of Authority Between the General Meeting of Shareholders and the Board of Directors - Focusing on Shareholder-Proposal Cases Related with Acquisition and Cancellation of Treasury Stock and Corporate Spin-Off”, Spring Conference (Korea Commercial Cases Association, 2023)
  •   Lecturer, “Legal Principles and Practices Regarding Minority Shareholders' Rights - Focusing on Access to Corporate Information”, Corporate Law Training Session (Seoul Bar Association, 2023)
  •   Designated Debater, “Structural Issues and Solutions of Korean Corporate Governance(G): From the Perspective of Establishing the E.S.G. System”, 4th E.S.G. Legislation Forum (Korea Legislation Research Institute, 2023)
  •   Designated Debater, ”Support Plan for the Vitalization of the Corporate M&A”, Expert Conference on the Support for the Corporate M&A (Financial Services Commission, 2023)
  •   Designated Debater, “Study on the Introduction of Regtech and Subtech to Fulfill Directors' Fiduciary Duty for Operation Monitoring and Surveillance”, Regular Winter Conference (The Korean Academic Society of Business Administration and Law, 2023)
  •   Designated Debater, “Issues and Challenges of Unification of Corporate Law”, Academic Seminar (Co-hosted by the National Assembly Research Service and Korea Listed Companies Association, etc., 2022)
  •   Main Speaker, “Improvement Measures Relating to the Policies and the Relevant Regulations on the Activities Based on the Stewardship Responsibility of the National Pension Service of Korea”, Policy Seminar on the Improvement of the Governance Structure of the National Pension Service and the Guidelines on the Activities Based on the Stewardship Responsibility Thereof (Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Korea Enterprises Federation, The Federation of Korean Industries, Korea Listed Companies Association, Korea International Trade Association, Federation of Middle Market Enterprises of Korea, Korea Federation of Small and Medium Business, 2022)
  •   Designated Debater, “Implications and Challenges of the Adoption of IFRS17 for the Profit Available for Dividend to the Shareholders”, KIRI Seminar - 2022 Second Financial Policy Forum (Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2022)
  •   Lecturer, “Legal Authority and Responsibility of the Statutory Auditor and the Member of the Audit Committee”, Regular Lecture of the Statutory Auditors’ Association of the Listed Company (Korea Listed Companies Association, 2022)
  •   Lecturer, “Practical Issues on the Merger of the Listed Company”, BIZPROS Advanced Lectures on Practice of Corporate Law (Korea Listed Companies Development Institute, 2022)
  •   Designated Debater, “Seminar on Policies for Resolving Korea Discount”, (Financial Services Commission, Korea Exchange, Korea Capital Market Institute, 2022)
  •   Main Speaker, “Overview of Recent Trends, Major Regulations and Management Strategies in ESG”, ESG Forum (KCAB INTERNATIONAL, Kim & Chang, 2022)
  •   Designated Debater, “Reconsideration on Proxy Solicitation Regulation”, Regular Securities Law Seminar (Korea Securities Law Association, 2022)
  •   Designated Debater, “Status of Regulation on Usurpation of Corporate Opportunities and the Improvement Thereof”, Fair Competition Forum (The Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2022)
  •   Main Speaker, “Recent Legal Issues Regarding Corporate Governance and Exercise of Shareholder Rights”, 2022 Responsible Investment Forum (Korea ESG Research Institute, Korea Listed Companies Association, Kim & Chang, 2022)
  •   Designated Debater, “The New Governments’ Commercial Law and Policy Agenda - Review of Plans to Improve the Regulation Regarding Split Off and Listing” (Korea Commercial Law Association, 2022)
  •   Designated Debater, “Analysis on the Exercise System of Electronic Securities Holders’ Rights and the Suggestion of Improvements thereon” (The Korean Academic Society of Business Administration and Law, 2021)
  •   Lecturer, “Overview of the Corporate Law”, Corporate Law Training Session (Financial Supervisory Service, 2021)
  •   Designated Debater, “Issues Regarding the Operation of the General Meeting of Shareholders Based on the 2020 Amendment of the Korean Commercial Code and the Presidential Decree Thereof”, Regular Summer Conference (The Korean Academic Society of Business Administration and Law, 2021)
  •   Lecturer, "Matters to Be Noted by Companies Relating to the Amended Korean Commercial Code” (The Federation of Korean Industries, 2021)
  •   Lecturer, "Matters to Be Noted by Companies Relating to the Amended Korean Commercial Code and Corporate Governance”, Explanation Session re Amended Korean Commercial Code (Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2021)
  •   Designated Debater, “Issues on Improving the Regulations for the Exercise of Voting Rights by Shareholders”, Regular Seminar (Korea Securities Law Association, 2020)
  •   Main Speaker, “Academic Seminar on the Revitalization of Investment Exit Market for Growth of Venture Capital - Major Issues Related to M&A and Necessary Legislative Improvements Under Korean Law” (Korea Financial Law Association and Korea Venture Investment Corp., 2020)
  •   Main Speaker, “Recent Changes in Corporate Governance and The Amendment of Commercial Law Regarding Thereof”, Regular Seminar (Korea Association for Chief Financial Officers, 2020)
  •   Designated Debater, “Review on the Appropriateness of the Legislation of the Listed Company Act” (The Korean Association of Comparative Private Law, 2020)
  •   Lecturer, “Recent Trend in Corporate Governance and Obligations and Responsibilities of Directors”, Corporate Law Special Training (Korean Bar Association, Mandatory Legal Education for Attorneys, 2020)
  •   Lecturer, “Corporate and Business Management”, 4th Chief Legal Officer Course (Korea Corporate Legal Affairs Association, 2020)
  •   Main Speaker, ”The Latest Legal Issues concerning Financial Companies, Legal Issues and Improvement Measures on the Governance Regulations for the Financial Companies - Focusing on the Composition and Operation of the Board of Directors and Audit Committees”, Special Summer Seminar (Korea Financial Law Association, 2019)
  •   Main Speaker, “New Pending Issues and Problems Regarding the Exercise of Shareholders’ Rights, The Legal and Practical Issues on the Appointment of the Director and the Member of the Audit Committee of the Corporation - Focusing on the Cumulative Voting and the Separate Election of the Audit Committee Members”, Spring Conference (Korea Commercial Cases Association, 2019)
  •   Main Speaker, “Impact of Financial Regulatory Authorities and Their Practices on Corporate Restructuring: Focusing on the period following Global Financial Crisis”, 10th Annual Symposium of East Asian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring (2018)
  •   Lecturer, “Duties and Responsibilities of Directors”, Compliance Academy Training Session (Co-hosted by Korean Bar Association and the Federation of Korean Industries, 2018)
  •   Lecturer, “Insolvency Procedures and Corporate Law - Focusing on the Modification of the Principles of Corporate Law in Insolvency Procedures”, Corporate Law Training Session (Seoul Bar Association, 2018)
  •   Designated Debater, “Current Status of Principle of Business Judgement - Focused on Interpretation of Supreme Court Decision No. 2015Do12633 rendered on November 19, 2017”, Forum for the 7th Anniversary Celebration of Korean-American Society of Law (Korean-American Society of Law, 2018)
  •   Main Speaker, “The Amendment of the Commercial Law Regarding Corporate Governance”, Regular Seminar (Korea Association for Chief Financial Officers, 2017)
  •   Lecturer, “M&A Agreements”, Law and Finance Professional Training Program (Seoul National University Law School, 2017)
  •   Main Speaker, “The Legal and Practical Issues on the Dividend of the Corporation” (Korea Securities Law Association, 2017)
  •   Designated Debater, “Improvement of Corporate Governance under Corporate Law”, Forum for the Advancement of Economic Law (2017)
  •   Designated Debater, “New Era, Active Economy, the Role of the Commercial Law - Measures to Enhance the Participation of the Shareholders in the General Meeting of Shareholders” (Korea Commercial Cases Association and Korea Business Law Association, 2017)
  •   Lecturer, “Modification of the Principles of Corporate Law in Insolvency Procedures”, Corporate Law Training Session (Seoul Bar Association, 2017)
  •   Designated Debater, “Evaluation of the 24 Amendments of Korean Commercial Code Reviewed in the National Assembly”, Special Seminar (Korea Securities Law Association, 2017)
  •   Lecturer, “The Amendment of Corporate Law, and the Impact on and the Preparation of Corporations Regarding Thereof”, Training Session (Seoul Bar Association, 2017)
  •   Designated Debater, “Tasks for Global Business Management of Corporations - New Trials for Dual Class Stock” (Korean Academy of Business Law, 2017)
  •   Designated Debater, “Freedom and Responsibility of the Corporate Activities” (Korea Commercial Law Association, 2016)
  •   Designated Debater, “Current Status and Potential Improvement of Korean PEF Market” (Co-hosted by the Korea Capital Market Institute and Korea PEF Association, 2016)
  •   Thomson Reuters Annual Brief - Briefing Partner (Corporate Restructuring) (2015)
  •   Designated Debater, Seminar on Improvement of Corporate Restructuring System to Strengthen Corporate Competitiveness (The Federation of Korean Industries, 2015)
  •   Designated Debater, “Reconstruction of Legal Theory for the Balance of the Anti-takeover Provisions and Stakeholder Protection in Global Era” (Co-hosted by the National Assembly of Korea and the Korea Commercial Law Association, 2015)
  •   Lecturer, Corporate Law Training Session for the Continuing Legal Education (Seoul Bar Association, 2015)
  •   Main Speaker, Regular Seminar “Debt-Equity Swap of the Company under the Rehabilitation Procedure” (Korea Insolvency Law Association, 2014)





Education

    Harvard Law School (LL.M., Corporate Law Concentration, 2013) 

    School of Law, Seoul National University (Ph.D., Law, 2011) 

    School of Law, Seoul National University (LL.M., 2006) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2004) 

    Seoul National University (LL.B., 2002)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2004; New York, 2014 

    CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), 2015 

    AICPA Exam, 2007


Languages
  •    Korean and English





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