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Sean KAHNG Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York and District of Columbia)

T.+82-2-3703-1694 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Sean KAHNG Foreign Attorney
Sean KAHNG Foreign Attorney

Sean KAHNGForeign Attorney (Admitted in New York and District of Columbia)

T.+82-2-3703-1694 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.sean.kahng@kimchang.com

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Bio

Sean Kahng is a foreign attorney at Kim & Chang. Mr. Kahng’s major areas of practice include international tax planning and controversies.

Mr. Kahng has extensive experience in advising multinational enterprises on international and Korean domestic tax matters and in counseling high net worth individuals on cross-border tax planning.

Profile

Experience

Kim & Chang (2013-Present) 

Of Counsel, Caplin & Drysdale, Washington D.C. (2011-2013) 

Office of Associate Chief Counsel, IRS National Office, Washington D.C. (1999-2011) 

Mobile Corporation (1998-1999)

Representative Activitiesshow

Publications/Activities
    • The Corporate Tax Planning Law Review (Edition 2): Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2020) 
    • Speaker, Challenges and Opportunities of Inbound/outbound Investments in Asia Pacific (IBA Seoul, 2019)
    • Panelist, Briefing on Tax with Kim & Chang: Korean tax and foreign financial account reporting (K-FBAR) obligations for long-term expats (German Chamber of Commerce, 2018)
    • Speaker, Discussion on US Tax Cases (Korean National Tax Service, 2018) 
    • Speaker, International Tax - Developments in International Tax (Korean National Tax Service, 2017)
    • Panelist, TEI - International Tax Day Conferences (Tax Executive Institute, US, 2017)
    • Panelist, Asian Business Lawyer Symposium 2017 - Convergence and Co-operation in Asian Business Law (Korea University, 2017)
    • Speaker, International Tax - Substance over Form doctrine (Korean National Tax Service, 2016)
    • Speaker and Panelist, Seminar on Key FTA issues (New Zealand Chamber of Commerce and Kim & Chang, 2015)
    • Author, Practical Guidance on US FBAR and Tax Compliance, Tax Practice Research, Vol. 6 (Kim & Chang, 2015)
    • Speaker, International Tax - Basics and Current Issues (Korean National Tax Service, 2015)
    • Taxes for Korean - Americans (Contributor, Korean National Tax Service, 2013)
    • Panelist, Global Tax Planning: from Stone Age to Double Irish Dutch Sandwich, 21st annual IAKL conference (International Association of Korean Lawyer, 2013)
    • Speaker, US - Korea tax seminars for Korean Americans (Korean National Tax Service, 2013)
    • Treaty Provisions Regarding Triangular Arrangements (Co-author, Corporate Taxation, 2012)
    • Speaker, FATCA Updates (American Chamber of Commerce in Korea, 2012)
    • Panelist, Cross-Border Asset Management, 20th annual IAKL conference (International Association of Korean Lawyers, 2012)

Education

    Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., 1998)

    University of Wisconsin at Madison (M.S., Finance, 1994)

    University of Wisconsin at Madison (B.S., Economics, 1991)

Qualifications

    Admiited to bar, New York, 1999; District of Columbia, 2004

Languages

Korean and English

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Sean KAHNG
Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York and District of Columbia)


T. +82-2-3703-1694      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Sean Kahng is a foreign attorney at Kim & Chang. Mr. Kahng’s major areas of practice include international tax planning and controversies.

Mr. Kahng has extensive experience in advising multinational enterprises on international and Korean domestic tax matters and in counseling high net worth individuals on cross-border tax planning.






    Kim & Chang (2013-Present) 

    Of Counsel, Caplin & Drysdale, Washington D.C. (2011-2013) 

    Office of Associate Chief Counsel, IRS National Office, Washington D.C. (1999-2011) 

    Mobile Corporation (1998-1999)






Publications/Activities

  •   The Corporate Tax Planning Law Review (Edition 2): Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2020) 
  •   Speaker, Challenges and Opportunities of Inbound/outbound Investments in Asia Pacific (IBA Seoul, 2019)
  •   Panelist, Briefing on Tax with Kim & Chang: Korean tax and foreign financial account reporting (K-FBAR) obligations for long-term expats (German Chamber of Commerce, 2018)
  •   Speaker, Discussion on US Tax Cases (Korean National Tax Service, 2018) 
  •   Speaker, International Tax - Developments in International Tax (Korean National Tax Service, 2017)
  •   Panelist, TEI - International Tax Day Conferences (Tax Executive Institute, US, 2017)
  •   Panelist, Asian Business Lawyer Symposium 2017 - Convergence and Co-operation in Asian Business Law (Korea University, 2017)
  •   Speaker, International Tax - Substance over Form doctrine (Korean National Tax Service, 2016)
  •   Speaker and Panelist, Seminar on Key FTA issues (New Zealand Chamber of Commerce and Kim & Chang, 2015)
  •   Author, Practical Guidance on US FBAR and Tax Compliance, Tax Practice Research, Vol. 6 (Kim & Chang, 2015)
  •   Speaker, International Tax - Basics and Current Issues (Korean National Tax Service, 2015)
  •   Taxes for Korean - Americans (Contributor, Korean National Tax Service, 2013)
  •   Panelist, Global Tax Planning: from Stone Age to Double Irish Dutch Sandwich, 21st annual IAKL conference (International Association of Korean Lawyer, 2013)
  •   Speaker, US - Korea tax seminars for Korean Americans (Korean National Tax Service, 2013)
  •   Treaty Provisions Regarding Triangular Arrangements (Co-author, Corporate Taxation, 2012)
  •   Speaker, FATCA Updates (American Chamber of Commerce in Korea, 2012)
  •   Panelist, Cross-Border Asset Management, 20th annual IAKL conference (International Association of Korean Lawyers, 2012)





Education

    Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., 1998)

    University of Wisconsin at Madison (M.S., Finance, 1994)

    University of Wisconsin at Madison (B.S., Economics, 1991)


Qualifications

    Admiited to bar, New York, 1999; District of Columbia, 2004


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Tax ,  Transfer Pricing ,  Tax Audit & Tax Dispute Resolution ,  Finance & PEF Tax ,  M&A Tax ,  Outbound Investment and Transactions Tax