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Hankyu KIM Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1517 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Hankyu KIM Attorney
Hankyu KIM Attorney

Hankyu KIMAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1517 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.hkkim2@kimchang.com

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Hankyu Kim is an attorney at Kim & Chang, who practices primarily in anti-corruption and corporate compliance, white collar criminal defense, antitrust, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He has extensive experience advising the firm’s clients in the IT, financial, automobile, healthcare and cosmetics industries and has represented a number of multinational corporations.

Mr. Kim is not only recognized for his in-depth knowledge and experience in anti-corruption and corporate internal investigations, but also posseses extensive experience advising on privacy and antitrust matters. He has also provided counsel on a wide range of white collar crime issues arising from corporate management and operation.

Mr. Kim has been actively involved in various publications and presentations in the area of anti-corruption and corporate compliance. In 2018 and 2019, he has been recognized as a “Leading Individual” in white collar crime practice by Chambers and Partners.

Profile

Experience

Slaughter & May (2012-2013) Nishimura & Partners (Present: Nishimura & Asahi) (2006.9.)

Kim & Chang (2005-Present)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Navy (2002-2005)

Representative Mattersshow

Corporate Compliance
 
  • Conducted corporate investigation of a global financial institution relating to alleged violation of the Capital Market Act. 
  • Conducted corporate investigation of a global automobile parts manufacturing company related to alleged commercial bribery and breach of fiduciary duty. 
  • Represented a global medical device company in the Korea Fair Trade Commission’s investigations concerning bid rigging. 
  • Conducted corporate investigation of a global pharmaceutical company relating to alleged illegal rebate. 
  • Represented a global consulting company in a criminal case including attending search and seizure procedure. 
  • Conducted compliance training and conducted compliance investigation of a Korean subsidiary of a global IT company. 
  • Advised a Korean conglomerate in implementing compliance system and internal regulations. 
 
Mergers & Acquisitions
 
  • Advised on the acquisition of a heavy industry business of a global target company by a Korean client. 
  • Advised on the acquisition of the largest Korean trading company by a Korean client. 
 
Antitrust & Competition
 
  • Defended several alcohol beverage companies with regards to allegations of collaborative activities. 
  • Defended numerous domestic and multinational clients with regards to allegations of unfair trade practices by the KFTC. 

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime (Chambers and Partners, 2018-2020)

Publications/Activities
    • Chambers Global Practice Guide – Anti-Corruption 2018 (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2018)
    • Speaker, “Corporate Compliance and Anti-corruption Regulation,” Seoul Bar Association’s Seventh Compliance Training Institute Course (2017)
    • Quoted in Asia Business Law Journal (Vantage Asia Publishing Limited, 2016)
    • Getting the Deal Through – Government Investigations 2016: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015)
    • Understanding Recent Developments in South Korea to Mitigate Anti-Corruption Risk (Co-author, The FCPA Report, 2014)
    • Speaker, “Structuring the Deal – Legal Side” (KPMG New York Office, 2012.6.)
    • Fiduciary Duties in M&A Transaction of Korea (Master’s Thesis, Harvard Law School, 2012)
    • Legal Relations of Joint Tenancy (Master’s Thesis, Seoul National University, 2005)

Education

    Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2012)

    Graduate School, Seoul National University (LL.M., 2005)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2002)

    Department of Political Science, Seoul National University (B.A., 1998)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2002; New York, 2013

Languages

Korean and English

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Hankyu KIM
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1517      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Hankyu Kim is an attorney at Kim & Chang, who practices primarily in anti-corruption and corporate compliance, white collar criminal defense, antitrust, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He has extensive experience advising the firm’s clients in the IT, financial, automobile, healthcare and cosmetics industries and has represented a number of multinational corporations.

Mr. Kim is not only recognized for his in-depth knowledge and experience in anti-corruption and corporate internal investigations, but also posseses extensive experience advising on privacy and antitrust matters. He has also provided counsel on a wide range of white collar crime issues arising from corporate management and operation.

Mr. Kim has been actively involved in various publications and presentations in the area of anti-corruption and corporate compliance. In 2018 and 2019, he has been recognized as a “Leading Individual” in white collar crime practice by Chambers and Partners.






    Slaughter & May (2012-2013) Nishimura & Partners (Present: Nishimura & Asahi) (2006.9.)

    Kim & Chang (2005-Present)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Navy (2002-2005)






Corporate Compliance
 
  •   Conducted corporate investigation of a global financial institution relating to alleged violation of the Capital Market Act. 
  •   Conducted corporate investigation of a global automobile parts manufacturing company related to alleged commercial bribery and breach of fiduciary duty. 
  •   Represented a global medical device company in the Korea Fair Trade Commission’s investigations concerning bid rigging. 
  •   Conducted corporate investigation of a global pharmaceutical company relating to alleged illegal rebate. 
  •   Represented a global consulting company in a criminal case including attending search and seizure procedure. 
  •   Conducted compliance training and conducted compliance investigation of a Korean subsidiary of a global IT company. 
  •   Advised a Korean conglomerate in implementing compliance system and internal regulations. 
 
Mergers & Acquisitions
 
  •   Advised on the acquisition of a heavy industry business of a global target company by a Korean client. 
  •   Advised on the acquisition of the largest Korean trading company by a Korean client. 
 
Antitrust & Competition
 
  •   Defended several alcohol beverage companies with regards to allegations of collaborative activities. 
  •   Defended numerous domestic and multinational clients with regards to allegations of unfair trade practices by the KFTC. 





Awards

  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime (Chambers and Partners, 2018-2020)

Publications/Activities

  •   
    Chambers Global Practice Guide – Anti-Corruption 2018 (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2018)
  •   
    Speaker, “Corporate Compliance and Anti-corruption Regulation,” Seoul Bar Association’s Seventh Compliance Training Institute Course (2017)
  •   
    Quoted in Asia Business Law Journal (Vantage Asia Publishing Limited, 2016)
  •   
    Getting the Deal Through – Government Investigations 2016: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015)
  •   
    Understanding Recent Developments in South Korea to Mitigate Anti-Corruption Risk (Co-author, The FCPA Report, 2014)
  •   
    Speaker, “Structuring the Deal – Legal Side” (KPMG New York Office, 2012.6.)
  •   
    Fiduciary Duties in M&A Transaction of Korea (Master’s Thesis, Harvard Law School, 2012)
  •   
    Legal Relations of Joint Tenancy (Master’s Thesis, Seoul National University, 2005)





Education

    Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2012)

    Graduate School, Seoul National University (LL.M., 2005)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2002)

    Department of Political Science, Seoul National University (B.A., 1998)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2002; New York, 2013


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense ,  Health ,  Anti-Corruption & Corporate Compliance ,  Antitrust & Competition