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Myoung Jae CHUNG Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1254 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Myoung Jae CHUNG Attorney
Myoung Jae CHUNG Attorney

Myoung Jae CHUNGAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1254F.+82-2-737-9091/9092E.mjchung@kimchang.com

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Myoung Jae Chung is an attorney at Kim & Chang. His practice focuses on corporate and finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital market transactions, derivatives and investment funds. 

Mr. Chung has extensive experience in a wide range of cross-border transactions, including public and private sector mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate and acquisition financing, as well as public and private offerings of corporate securities and structured notes. 

As a member of the firm's Investment Management Practice, Mr. Chung represents a broad range of clients in the asset management industry, specializing in asset management regulation, compliance, mergers and acquisitions and restructuring of business operation. He has also participated in the drafting of various investment management-related legislation and regulations.

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Experience

Member, Corporate Review Committee of Korea Exchange (2015-Present)

Member, Delisting Review Committee of the KOSDAQ Market, Korea Exchange (2009-2013)

International Lawyer, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York (2005-2006)

Kim & Chang (2000-Present)

Judge, Seoul District Court Northern Branch (1999-2000)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1996-1999)

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Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Capital Markets (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Global, Capital Markets (Chambers and Partners, 2015-2019) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets (Chambers and Partners, 2010-2019) 
  • External Counsel of the Year, Asian-MENA Counsel (Pacific Business Press, 2009) 
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Capital Markets (Legalease, 2017-2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Profiles (Euromoney, 2016-2017)

Publications/Activities
    • Getting the Deal Through - Initial Public Offerings 2016: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015)
    • The International Capital Markets Review (Edition 4): Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014)
    • European Lawyer Reference - Securities World (Fourth edition 2014): Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2014)
    • Getting the Deal Through - Debt Capital Markets 2014: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014)
    • New Funding Alternatives in South Korea’s Capital Markets, Capital Raising Special Report (Co-author, Asian-MENA Counsel, 2013)
    • Regulatory Reform of Korean Hedge Funds, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbooks 2011 (2010.11.)
    • Overseas Issuance of Debt Securities by Korean Companies under the FSCMA, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2010 (2009.11.)
    • On the Horizon: Regulatory Reform in Korea, Asian-Counsel Vol 6 Issue 10 (2008.12.)
    • The Financial Investment Services and Capital Market Act, and the Introduction of Domestic Hedge Funds, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2009 (2008.11.)
    • Hedge Fund Investment Activities in Korea (Euromoney Yearbook, 2008.4.)
    • Issues Relating to Dual Listing from Korean Law Perspective, The Korean Journal of Securities Law (Co-Author, Korean Securities Law Association, 2002.12.)
    • Over-the-counter Derivative Transactions by Securities Investment Trusts and Related Documentation, Theories and Practices on Investment Trusts (Hyundai Investment and Securities Co., Ltd., 2002.6.)

Education

    University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M., 2005)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1996)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1993)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1996

Languages

Korean, English

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Myoung Jae CHUNG Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1254      F. +82-2-737-9091/9092     


  




Myoung Jae Chung is an attorney at Kim & Chang. His practice focuses on corporate and finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital market transactions, derivatives and investment funds. 

Mr. Chung has extensive experience in a wide range of cross-border transactions, including public and private sector mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate and acquisition financing, as well as public and private offerings of corporate securities and structured notes. 

As a member of the firm's Investment Management Practice, Mr. Chung represents a broad range of clients in the asset management industry, specializing in asset management regulation, compliance, mergers and acquisitions and restructuring of business operation. He has also participated in the drafting of various investment management-related legislation and regulations.






    Member, Corporate Review Committee of Korea Exchange (2015-Present)

    Member, Delisting Review Committee of the KOSDAQ Market, Korea Exchange (2009-2013)

    International Lawyer, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York (2005-2006)

    Kim & Chang (2000-Present)

    Judge, Seoul District Court Northern Branch (1999-2000)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1996-1999)






Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Capital Markets (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Global, Capital Markets (Chambers and Partners, 2015-2019) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets (Chambers and Partners, 2010-2019) 
  •   External Counsel of the Year, Asian-MENA Counsel (Pacific Business Press, 2009) 
  •   Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Capital Markets (Legalease, 2017-2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Profiles (Euromoney, 2016-2017)

Publications/Activities

  •   Getting the Deal Through - Initial Public Offerings 2016: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015)
  •   The International Capital Markets Review (Edition 4): Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014)
  •   European Lawyer Reference - Securities World (Fourth edition 2014): Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2014)
  •   Getting the Deal Through - Debt Capital Markets 2014: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014)
  •   New Funding Alternatives in South Korea’s Capital Markets, Capital Raising Special Report (Co-author, Asian-MENA Counsel, 2013)
  •   Regulatory Reform of Korean Hedge Funds, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbooks 2011 (2010.11.)
  •   Overseas Issuance of Debt Securities by Korean Companies under the FSCMA, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2010 (2009.11.)
  •   On the Horizon: Regulatory Reform in Korea, Asian-Counsel Vol 6 Issue 10 (2008.12.)
  •   The Financial Investment Services and Capital Market Act, and the Introduction of Domestic Hedge Funds, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2009 (2008.11.)
  •   Hedge Fund Investment Activities in Korea (Euromoney Yearbook, 2008.4.)
  •   Issues Relating to Dual Listing from Korean Law Perspective, The Korean Journal of Securities Law (Co-Author, Korean Securities Law Association, 2002.12.)
  •   Over-the-counter Derivative Transactions by Securities Investment Trusts and Related Documentation, Theories and Practices on Investment Trusts (Hyundai Investment and Securities Co., Ltd., 2002.6.)





Education

    University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M., 2005)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1996)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1993)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1996


Languages
  •    Korean, English





Capital Markets ,  Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Private Equity ,  Securities ,  Investment Management ,  Derivatives