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Sang Mi BAEK Attorney

Sang Mi BAEK Attorney
Sang Mi BAEK Attorney

Sang Mi BAEKAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-4884 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.sangmi.baek@kimchang.com

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Bio

Sang Mi Baek is an attorney at Kim & Chang. She practices primarily in the areas of insurance, fintech and financial regulation & compliance. She mainly advises regulated financial institutions and fintech corporations. 

Ms. Baek has given counsel to a number of insurance companies, non-banking financial institutions, fintech corporations and financial holding companies. She has also been involved in various mergers and acquisitions of financial institutions. 

Before joining Kim & Chang, Ms. Baek worked at Shin & Kim LLC for 13 years where she advised domestic and overseas financial institutions and corporations on a wide range of financial transactions including IPOs and project financing transactions. In particular, she acquired extensive experience in advising financial institutions and finance-related institutions, including insurance companies, banks and non-banking financial institutions. 

Ms. Baek received her LL.B. in 2006 from Hanyang University and graduated the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 2008. She is admitted to the Korean bar.

Profile

Experience

Kim & Chang (2021-Present) 

Allen & Overy, Hong Kong (2014.8.-2015.2.) 

Shin & Kim (2008-2021) 

Representative Mattersshow

  • Advised on the sale of a Korean bank (bank holding company). 
  • Advised on the acquisition of a Korean specialized credit finance company. 
  • Advised on the sale of a Korean securities company. 
  • Advised on the asset transfer transaction between specialized credit finance companies in Korea. 
  • Advised on the investment in an internet bank and financial holding company. 
  • Advised on the comprehensive share swap between a bank and bank holding company. 
  • Advised on the acquisition of an Indonesian securities company by a Korean financial institution. 
  • Advised on the acquisition of a Singapore asset management company by by a Korean financial institution. 
  • Advised on the acquisition of a Thai financial institution. 

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific: Insurance (Chambers and Partners, 2023)

Education

    University of Washington (LL.M., 2014) 

    Graduate School of Law, Hanyang University (Completed Coursework, LL.M., 2012) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2008) 

    Hanyang University (LL.B., 2006)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2008

Languages

Korean and English

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Sang Mi BAEK
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-4884      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Sang Mi Baek is an attorney at Kim & Chang. She practices primarily in the areas of insurance, fintech and financial regulation & compliance. She mainly advises regulated financial institutions and fintech corporations. 

Ms. Baek has given counsel to a number of insurance companies, non-banking financial institutions, fintech corporations and financial holding companies. She has also been involved in various mergers and acquisitions of financial institutions. 

Before joining Kim & Chang, Ms. Baek worked at Shin & Kim LLC for 13 years where she advised domestic and overseas financial institutions and corporations on a wide range of financial transactions including IPOs and project financing transactions. In particular, she acquired extensive experience in advising financial institutions and finance-related institutions, including insurance companies, banks and non-banking financial institutions. 

Ms. Baek received her LL.B. in 2006 from Hanyang University and graduated the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 2008. She is admitted to the Korean bar.






    Kim & Chang (2021-Present) 

    Allen & Overy, Hong Kong (2014.8.-2015.2.) 

    Shin & Kim (2008-2021) 






  •   Advised on the sale of a Korean bank (bank holding company). 
  •   Advised on the acquisition of a Korean specialized credit finance company. 
  •   Advised on the sale of a Korean securities company. 
  •   Advised on the asset transfer transaction between specialized credit finance companies in Korea. 
  •   Advised on the investment in an internet bank and financial holding company. 
  •   Advised on the comprehensive share swap between a bank and bank holding company. 
  •   Advised on the acquisition of an Indonesian securities company by a Korean financial institution. 
  •   Advised on the acquisition of a Singapore asset management company by by a Korean financial institution. 
  •   Advised on the acquisition of a Thai financial institution. 





Awards

  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific: Insurance (Chambers and Partners, 2023)





Education

    University of Washington (LL.M., 2014) 

    Graduate School of Law, Hanyang University (Completed Coursework, LL.M., 2012) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2008) 

    Hanyang University (LL.B., 2006)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2008


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Insurance ,  Fintech & IT Compliance ,  Non-Bank Financial Companies ,  Financial Regulation & Compliance ,  Investment Management