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Edern COENT Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York)

Edern COENT Foreign Attorney
Edern COENT Foreign Attorney

Edern COENTForeign Attorney (Admitted in New York)

T.+82-2-3703-1161 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.edern.coent@kimchang.com

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Edern Coent is a foreign attorney in the firm’s International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation Practice. 

Mr. Coent specializes in international arbitration, acting in a variety of subject matters, including defense, shipbuilding, construction, energy, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures in proceedings seated in various cities including Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, London, Paris and Geneva. He has worked on arbitration matters conducted under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, the London Court of International Arbitration, the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, as well as ad hoc arbitration proceedings. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Coent was a Deputy Counsel at the Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Coent spent four years at the ICC, first in Paris and then in Hong Kong, and administered more than 300 cases conducted under the ICC Rules of Arbitration. Mr. Coent has also authored articles on international arbitration and participated in numerous international conferences, both as speaker and moderator. Mr. Coent is also a member of the International Bar Association and a regional ambassador for HK45, the young practitioners group of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. 

Mr. Coent received a Master’s Degree in Law from Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas University in 2013, an LL.M. from Cornell University Law School in 2012, and a Master’s Degree in Chinese Studies from the Ecole Normale Superieure in 2011. He is admitted to the New York bar. 

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Experience

Regional Ambassador to the HK 45 of the HKIAC (Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre) (2019-Present) 

Kim & Chang (2018-Present) 

ICC International Court of Arbitration (2014-2018)

Representative Activitiesshow

Publications/Activities
    [Publications]
     
    • One Country, Two Systems: Availability of Interim Measures in China, a New Argument for Hong Kong on the Asia-Pacific Arbitration Stage? (Co-author, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2019) 
    • When Two Are Too Many? Jurisdictional Skirmishes over the Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in France (The Paris Journal of International Arbitration, 2016) 
     
    [Activities]
     
    • Moderator, “Dealing with the ‘International’ in International Arbitration,” ICC YAF Regional Conference in Seoul (2016) 
    • Panelist, “Making the Most of the First 60 Days of an Arbitration,” HK45 Arbitration Roadshow in Shanghai (2016) 
    • Panelist, “Emergency Arbitration: Different Regions, Different Options,” Kluwer India: 1st Annual International Arbitration Summit in Mumbai (2016) 
    • Panelist, “Institutional Arbitration in Asia: Past, Present and Future,” Generations in Arbitration Conference in Hong Kong (2016)

Education

    Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas (Masters in Law, 2013)

    Cornell Law School (LL.M., 2012)

    Ecole Normale Supérieure (Masters in Chinese Studies, 2011)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2013

Languages

English, French and Chinese

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Edern COENT
Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York)


T. +82-2-3703-1161      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Edern Coent is a foreign attorney in the firm’s International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation Practice. 

Mr. Coent specializes in international arbitration, acting in a variety of subject matters, including defense, shipbuilding, construction, energy, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures in proceedings seated in various cities including Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, London, Paris and Geneva. He has worked on arbitration matters conducted under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, the London Court of International Arbitration, the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, as well as ad hoc arbitration proceedings. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Coent was a Deputy Counsel at the Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Coent spent four years at the ICC, first in Paris and then in Hong Kong, and administered more than 300 cases conducted under the ICC Rules of Arbitration. Mr. Coent has also authored articles on international arbitration and participated in numerous international conferences, both as speaker and moderator. Mr. Coent is also a member of the International Bar Association and a regional ambassador for HK45, the young practitioners group of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. 

Mr. Coent received a Master’s Degree in Law from Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas University in 2013, an LL.M. from Cornell University Law School in 2012, and a Master’s Degree in Chinese Studies from the Ecole Normale Superieure in 2011. He is admitted to the New York bar. 






    Regional Ambassador to the HK 45 of the HKIAC (Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre) (2019-Present) 

    Kim & Chang (2018-Present) 

    ICC International Court of Arbitration (2014-2018)






Publications/Activities

[Publications]
 
  •   One Country, Two Systems: Availability of Interim Measures in China, a New Argument for Hong Kong on the Asia-Pacific Arbitration Stage? (Co-author, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2019) 
  •   When Two Are Too Many? Jurisdictional Skirmishes over the Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in France (The Paris Journal of International Arbitration, 2016) 
 
[Activities]
 
  •   Moderator, “Dealing with the ‘International’ in International Arbitration,” ICC YAF Regional Conference in Seoul (2016) 
  •   Panelist, “Making the Most of the First 60 Days of an Arbitration,” HK45 Arbitration Roadshow in Shanghai (2016) 
  •   Panelist, “Emergency Arbitration: Different Regions, Different Options,” Kluwer India: 1st Annual International Arbitration Summit in Mumbai (2016) 
  •   Panelist, “Institutional Arbitration in Asia: Past, Present and Future,” Generations in Arbitration Conference in Hong Kong (2016)





Education

    Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas (Masters in Law, 2013)

    Cornell Law School (LL.M., 2012)

    Ecole Normale Supérieure (Masters in Chinese Studies, 2011)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2013


Languages
  •    English, French and Chinese





International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation ,  Europe ,  France and French Speaking Countries