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Juhong KIM Attorney (Admitted in New York and Washington, D.C.)

T.+82-2-3703-1389 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Juhong KIM Attorney
Juhong KIM Attorney

Juhong KIMAttorney (Admitted in New York and Washington, D.C.)

T.+82-2-3703-1389F.+82-2-737-9091/9092E.jhkim5@kimchang.com

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Juhong Kim is an attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices primarily in the areas of international trade and he advises clients on a wide range of customs/import and export regulatory issues in connection with goods imported to, and exported from, Korea.

As a member of the firm's International Trade &Customs Practice, he is active in advising clients on virtually all trade compliance issues such as customs audits, valuation, classification, country or origin marking, preferential duty treatment under various international trade agreements, export controls, trade sanctions, antidumping, and other related matters.

Mr. Kim also has extensive experience in a wide range of cross-border transactions, including share and asset purchases and joint ventures, corporate governance, competition law, and general corporate and commercial law matters. He has advised many multinational companies in setting up their Korean operations.

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Kim practiced in the areas of international trade compliance and disputes at Baker & McKenzie in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Kim received his B.A. from Dickinson College and his J.D., and M.I.P. from Franklin Pierce Law Center. Mr. Kim also studied at International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan. He is admitted to the New York and the Washington, D.C. bars, and he is also admitted to US Court of International Trade.

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Experience

Kim & Chang (2002-Present)

Baker & McKenzie, Washington, D.C. (2000-2002)

Representative Mattersshow

Customs Audits
 
  • Represented clients in the automobile, automobile parts, cosmetic, IT, chemical, food and beverage, medical device and pharmaceutical industries prepare for customs field audits and provided on-site assistance. 
  • Represented clients in administrative and court appeals in connection with customs duty assessments by Korean Customs as a result of the customs field audits. 
 
Customs Valuation
 
  • Counseled on optimal customs valuation of goods imported by multinational importers in Korea.
  • Defended multinational clients from various challenges by Korean Customs regarding the acceptability of the declared import value through customs appeals. 
 
Customs Classification
 
  • Represented clients in the development of strategic customs classification of IT, chemical, food and medical device products. 
  • Obtained binding customs classification rulings from Korean Customs allowing clients to maximize duty-saving opportunities. 
 
Free Trade Agreements
 
  • Assisted multinational importers with claiming preferential tariff treatment under various free trade agreements to which Korea is a member. 
 
Customs Appeals
 
  • Defended clients against customs duty assessment cases (administrative and court appeals). 
 
Country of Origin Marking
 
  • Counseled hand tools, luxury, sports goods, medical device and cosmetics companies on requirements of Korean country of origin marking rules. 
  • Obtained administrative rulings on the applicability of various country of origin marking exceptions/exemptions. 
 
Customs Border Protection/Parallel Imports
 
  • Assisted multinational holders of trademarks with customs border protection measures seeking to prevent importation of infringing goods. 
  • Advised clients on potential measures against parallel imports. 
 
Export Control
 
  • Advised clients on implications of Korean export control and trade sanctions laws and regulations. 
  • Conducted compliance review of export control related matters of automobile parts, IT and machinery industries. 
 
Antidumping/Trade Remedy Cases
 
  • Represented foreign producers in antidumping investigations before the Korea Trade Commission.
  • Counseled a Korean automobile producer on the implications of potential safeguard case under the Korea-EU Free Trade Agreement. 
 
M&A and Corporate
 
  • Assisted a major corporation in the global acquisition of shares and assets of a multinational company.
  • Advised multinational companies in the purchase or sale of domestic companies. 
  • Defended multinational companies in connection with allegations of improper business conducts. 
  • Represented multinational companies against challenges from the Korean customs authorities on customs and trade-related matters at administrative and court appeals.

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Individual, Chambers Global, International Trade (Chambers & Partners, 2018)
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, International Trade (Chambers & Partners, 2018)

Publications/Activities
    • Getting the Deal Through - Trade & Customs: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2016)

Education

    Franklin Pierce Law Center (J.D. and M.I.P., 1997)

    Dickinson College (B.A., 1994)

    International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan (1992-1993)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2000; Washington, D.C., 2001 and US Court of International Trade, 2002

Languages

English, Korean, Japanese

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Juhong KIM Attorney (Admitted in New York and Washington, D.C.)


T. +82-2-3703-1389      F. +82-2-737-9091/9092     


  




Juhong Kim is an attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices primarily in the areas of international trade and he advises clients on a wide range of customs/import and export regulatory issues in connection with goods imported to, and exported from, Korea.

As a member of the firm's International Trade &Customs Practice, he is active in advising clients on virtually all trade compliance issues such as customs audits, valuation, classification, country or origin marking, preferential duty treatment under various international trade agreements, export controls, trade sanctions, antidumping, and other related matters.

Mr. Kim also has extensive experience in a wide range of cross-border transactions, including share and asset purchases and joint ventures, corporate governance, competition law, and general corporate and commercial law matters. He has advised many multinational companies in setting up their Korean operations.

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Kim practiced in the areas of international trade compliance and disputes at Baker & McKenzie in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Kim received his B.A. from Dickinson College and his J.D., and M.I.P. from Franklin Pierce Law Center. Mr. Kim also studied at International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan. He is admitted to the New York and the Washington, D.C. bars, and he is also admitted to US Court of International Trade.






    Kim & Chang (2002-Present)

    Baker & McKenzie, Washington, D.C. (2000-2002)






Customs Audits
 
  •   Represented clients in the automobile, automobile parts, cosmetic, IT, chemical, food and beverage, medical device and pharmaceutical industries prepare for customs field audits and provided on-site assistance. 
  •   Represented clients in administrative and court appeals in connection with customs duty assessments by Korean Customs as a result of the customs field audits. 
 
Customs Valuation
 
  •   Counseled on optimal customs valuation of goods imported by multinational importers in Korea.
  •   Defended multinational clients from various challenges by Korean Customs regarding the acceptability of the declared import value through customs appeals. 
 
Customs Classification
 
  •   Represented clients in the development of strategic customs classification of IT, chemical, food and medical device products. 
  •   Obtained binding customs classification rulings from Korean Customs allowing clients to maximize duty-saving opportunities. 
 
Free Trade Agreements
 
  •   Assisted multinational importers with claiming preferential tariff treatment under various free trade agreements to which Korea is a member. 
 
Customs Appeals
 
  •   Defended clients against customs duty assessment cases (administrative and court appeals). 
 
Country of Origin Marking
 
  •   Counseled hand tools, luxury, sports goods, medical device and cosmetics companies on requirements of Korean country of origin marking rules. 
  •   Obtained administrative rulings on the applicability of various country of origin marking exceptions/exemptions. 
 
Customs Border Protection/Parallel Imports
 
  •   Assisted multinational holders of trademarks with customs border protection measures seeking to prevent importation of infringing goods. 
  •   Advised clients on potential measures against parallel imports. 
 
Export Control
 
  •   Advised clients on implications of Korean export control and trade sanctions laws and regulations. 
  •   Conducted compliance review of export control related matters of automobile parts, IT and machinery industries. 
 
Antidumping/Trade Remedy Cases
 
  •   Represented foreign producers in antidumping investigations before the Korea Trade Commission.
  •   Counseled a Korean automobile producer on the implications of potential safeguard case under the Korea-EU Free Trade Agreement. 
 
M&A and Corporate
 
  •   Assisted a major corporation in the global acquisition of shares and assets of a multinational company.
  •   Advised multinational companies in the purchase or sale of domestic companies. 
  •   Defended multinational companies in connection with allegations of improper business conducts. 
  •   Represented multinational companies against challenges from the Korean customs authorities on customs and trade-related matters at administrative and court appeals.





Awards

  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Global, International Trade (Chambers & Partners, 2018)
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, International Trade (Chambers & Partners, 2018)

Publications/Activities

  •   Getting the Deal Through - Trade & Customs: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2016)





Education

    Franklin Pierce Law Center (J.D. and M.I.P., 1997)

    Dickinson College (B.A., 1994)

    International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan (1992-1993)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2000; Washington, D.C., 2001 and US Court of International Trade, 2002


Languages
  •    English, Korean, Japanese





Mergers & Acquisitions ,  International Trade & Customs ,  Foreign Direct Investment ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes