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Christopher SUNG Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York and New Jersey)

T.+82-2-3703-1115 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Christopher SUNG Foreign Attorney
Christopher SUNG Foreign Attorney

Christopher SUNGForeign Attorney (Admitted in New York and New Jersey)

T.+82-2-3703-1115 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.chrissung@kimchang.com

Areas of Expertise

Bio

Christopher Sung, a foreign attorney at Kim & Chang, has extensive experience in transfer pricing, customs valuation, tax and customs audit defense and dispute resolution. Mr. Sung focuses his practice on transfer pricing, customs valuation, tax and customs controversy and litigation. He advises clients on matters involving examination, appeals, customs rulings, advance pricing agreements and competent authority. 

In particular, his practice involves negotiating and consummating advance pricing agreements and customs valuation rulings for Korea and foreign-based multinational companies in the software, e-commerce, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, automobiles, sports footwear and apparel and other industries. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Sung worked at the Seoul office of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2002 to 2006 and Ernst & Young in 2007. He also worked at the New York offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1999 to 2002 and Parsippany office of Deloitte Touche from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Sung is a frequent speaker on transfer pricing and customs valuation matters in seminars sponsored by various organizations and has published a number of articles for various trade journals. 

Mr. Sung received his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and his M.S. in Accounting from Syracuse University School of Management in 1996. He received his B.S. in Economics and International Business from New York University in 1990. Mr. Sung is admitted to the New York and New Jersey bars.

Profile

Experience

Kim & Chang (2007-Present) 

Director, EY Han Young, Seoul, South Korea (2007.8.-2007.10.) 

Sr. Manager, Transfer Pricing/Customs, Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers, Seoul, South Korea (2002.1.-2007.8.) 

Manager, Tax Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, New York (1999.11.-2001.11.) 

Senior Associate, Tax Consultant, Deloitte Touche, Parsippany, New Jersey (1996.9.-1999.11.) 

Law Clerk, ACLU of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia (1994.6.-1994.8.)

Representative Mattersshow

  • Advised a leading cosmetic company on the first ever advanced customs valuation agreement with Korea Customs Service.
  • Advised a leading sports & apparel company on the transfer pricing and customs valuation consequences of a cross-border restructuring of company’s manufacturing and supply chain operations.
  • Advised on one of the first bilateral advance pricing agreements involving Korea and Germany.
  • Advised an internet gaming company with the implementation of intercompany service arrangement and model for allocating costs.

Representative Activitiesshow

Publications/Activities
    • Getting the Deal Through - Transfer Pricing: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2018)

Education

    Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., 1996) 

    Syracuse University School of Management (M.S., Accounting, 1996) 

    New York University (B.S., Economics and International Business, 1990) 

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 1998; New Jersey, 1998

Languages

English and Korean

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Christopher SUNG
Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York and New Jersey)


T. +82-2-3703-1115      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Christopher Sung, a foreign attorney at Kim & Chang, has extensive experience in transfer pricing, customs valuation, tax and customs audit defense and dispute resolution. Mr. Sung focuses his practice on transfer pricing, customs valuation, tax and customs controversy and litigation. He advises clients on matters involving examination, appeals, customs rulings, advance pricing agreements and competent authority. 

In particular, his practice involves negotiating and consummating advance pricing agreements and customs valuation rulings for Korea and foreign-based multinational companies in the software, e-commerce, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, automobiles, sports footwear and apparel and other industries. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Sung worked at the Seoul office of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2002 to 2006 and Ernst & Young in 2007. He also worked at the New York offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1999 to 2002 and Parsippany office of Deloitte Touche from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Sung is a frequent speaker on transfer pricing and customs valuation matters in seminars sponsored by various organizations and has published a number of articles for various trade journals. 

Mr. Sung received his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and his M.S. in Accounting from Syracuse University School of Management in 1996. He received his B.S. in Economics and International Business from New York University in 1990. Mr. Sung is admitted to the New York and New Jersey bars.






    Kim & Chang (2007-Present) 

    Director, EY Han Young, Seoul, South Korea (2007.8.-2007.10.) 

    Sr. Manager, Transfer Pricing/Customs, Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers, Seoul, South Korea (2002.1.-2007.8.) 

    Manager, Tax Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, New York (1999.11.-2001.11.) 

    Senior Associate, Tax Consultant, Deloitte Touche, Parsippany, New Jersey (1996.9.-1999.11.) 

    Law Clerk, ACLU of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia (1994.6.-1994.8.)






  •   Advised a leading cosmetic company on the first ever advanced customs valuation agreement with Korea Customs Service.
  •   Advised a leading sports & apparel company on the transfer pricing and customs valuation consequences of a cross-border restructuring of company’s manufacturing and supply chain operations.
  •   Advised on one of the first bilateral advance pricing agreements involving Korea and Germany.
  •   Advised an internet gaming company with the implementation of intercompany service arrangement and model for allocating costs.





Publications/Activities

  •   Getting the Deal Through - Transfer Pricing: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2018)





Education

    Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., 1996) 

    Syracuse University School of Management (M.S., Accounting, 1996) 

    New York University (B.S., Economics and International Business, 1990) 


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 1998; New Jersey, 1998


Languages
  •    English and Korean





Tax ,  International Trade & Customs ,  Transfer Pricing ,  Tax Audit & Tax Dispute Resolution