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Yong-Ho KIM Attorney

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Yong-Ho KIM Attorney
Yong-Ho KIM Attorney

Yong-Ho KIMAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1019 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.yhkim@kimchang.com

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Yong-Ho Kim is an attorney at Kim & Chang's Structured Finance Practice.

Mr. Kim has extensive experience in a wide range of cross-border and domestic financial transactions, with an emphasis on asset securitization, ABCP conduit program, credit derivatives, real estate project financing, and development of new financial products. He also has extensive experience advising clients on insolvency and restructuring matters. 

Mr. Kim has been very closely involved in the development of Korean laws and regulations on asset securitization and related matters. Mr. Kim served as the primary drafter of the Asset-Backed Securitization Act enacted in 1998, and also participated in the subsequent drafting of related laws such as the Housing Mortgage-Backed Securitization Company Act enacted in 1999 and the Korea Housing Finance Corporation Act enacted in 2003. He is also the co-author of Financial Innovation - ABS, a leading book on asset-backed securitization in Korea, published by The Korea Economic Daily in 1999.

Profile

Experience

Kim & Chang (1991-Present) 

Lecturer, Korea Institute of Financial Investment (2013-Present) 

Lecturer, Korea Banking Institute (2013-Present) 

Member, Alternative Investment Committee, Government Employees Pension Service (2012-2016) 

Adjunct Professor, Ewha Law School (2011-Present) 

Lecturer, Korea Fixed Income Research Institute (2010-2011) 

Outside Director, KTB Investment & Securities (2007-2018) 

Visiting Scholar, Fordham Law School (2005-2006) 

Visiting Researcher, Harvard Law School (2004-2005) 

Lecturer, Business Academy of Korea Economic Daily (1999-2003) 

Foreign Visiting Attorney, Hong & Chang (1996.9.-1997.2.) 

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2020) 
  • Client Choice Award - Securitisation & Structured Finance (South Korea) (Lexology, 2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Expert Guides: Banking, Finance and Transactional Guide (Euromoney, 2016-2019)

Publications/Activities
    • Onju Commentary on Asset-Backed Securitization Act (Co-author, LAWnB, 2016)
    • Covered Bond Act and Legal Analysis, BFL (Center for Financial Law, 2014)
    • Covered Bonds Handbook (2010-2014 Editions): “Korea” chapter (Co-author, Practising Law Institute, 2010-2014)
    • Points at Issue Relating to Beneficial Certificate Issuance Trust from the Capital Markets Act Perspective, Advanced Commercial Law Review Vol. 59 (Co-author, Ministry of Justice, 2012)
    • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Securitisation 2011-2012: Korea Section (Co-author, Global Legal Group, 2011-2012)
    • Understanding the New Korean Covered Bond Market - Legal Analysis of Current Status and Proposal for Legislative Improvement, Ewha Law Journal (Ewha Legal Science Institute, 2011)
    • Finance 2008/09 Volume 2 – Securitisation Handbook: “South Korea” chapter (Co-author, PLC Cross-border Handbooks, 2008.5.)
    • Market Practice and Legal Issues in Unregistered Securitization Transactions, BFL (Center for Financial Law, 2008)
    • Security in International Finance, BFL (Center for Financial Law, 2005)
    • Securitization and Legislative Considerations, BFL (Center for Financial Law, 2004)
    • Current and Future Issues of Asset-Backed Securitization Act, Korean Forum on International Trade and Business Law Vol. 9 (Korea International Trade Law Association (KITLA), 2001)
    • Market Summary: Korea, A Capital Guide to Asset Repackaging in Asia (ISI publication, 1999)
    • Financial Innovation - ABS (Korea Economic Daily, 1999)

Education

    Cornell Law School (LL.M., 1996)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1988)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1985)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1988; New York, 2000

Languages

Korean, English and Japanese

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Yong-Ho KIM
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1019      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Yong-Ho Kim is an attorney at Kim & Chang's Structured Finance Practice.

Mr. Kim has extensive experience in a wide range of cross-border and domestic financial transactions, with an emphasis on asset securitization, ABCP conduit program, credit derivatives, real estate project financing, and development of new financial products. He also has extensive experience advising clients on insolvency and restructuring matters. 

Mr. Kim has been very closely involved in the development of Korean laws and regulations on asset securitization and related matters. Mr. Kim served as the primary drafter of the Asset-Backed Securitization Act enacted in 1998, and also participated in the subsequent drafting of related laws such as the Housing Mortgage-Backed Securitization Company Act enacted in 1999 and the Korea Housing Finance Corporation Act enacted in 2003. He is also the co-author of Financial Innovation - ABS, a leading book on asset-backed securitization in Korea, published by The Korea Economic Daily in 1999.






    Kim & Chang (1991-Present) 

    Lecturer, Korea Institute of Financial Investment (2013-Present) 

    Lecturer, Korea Banking Institute (2013-Present) 

    Member, Alternative Investment Committee, Government Employees Pension Service (2012-2016) 

    Adjunct Professor, Ewha Law School (2011-Present) 

    Lecturer, Korea Fixed Income Research Institute (2010-2011) 

    Outside Director, KTB Investment & Securities (2007-2018) 

    Visiting Scholar, Fordham Law School (2005-2006) 

    Visiting Researcher, Harvard Law School (2004-2005) 

    Lecturer, Business Academy of Korea Economic Daily (1999-2003) 

    Foreign Visiting Attorney, Hong & Chang (1996.9.-1997.2.) 






Awards

  •   Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2020) 
  •   Client Choice Award - Securitisation & Structured Finance (South Korea) (Lexology, 2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Expert Guides: Banking, Finance and Transactional Guide (Euromoney, 2016-2019)

Publications/Activities

  •   Onju Commentary on Asset-Backed Securitization Act (Co-author, LAWnB, 2016)
  •   Covered Bond Act and Legal Analysis, BFL (Center for Financial Law, 2014)
  •   Covered Bonds Handbook (2010-2014 Editions): “Korea” chapter (Co-author, Practising Law Institute, 2010-2014)
  •   Points at Issue Relating to Beneficial Certificate Issuance Trust from the Capital Markets Act Perspective, Advanced Commercial Law Review Vol. 59 (Co-author, Ministry of Justice, 2012)
  •   The International Comparative Legal Guide to Securitisation 2011-2012: Korea Section (Co-author, Global Legal Group, 2011-2012)
  •   Understanding the New Korean Covered Bond Market - Legal Analysis of Current Status and Proposal for Legislative Improvement, Ewha Law Journal (Ewha Legal Science Institute, 2011)
  •   Finance 2008/09 Volume 2 – Securitisation Handbook: “South Korea” chapter (Co-author, PLC Cross-border Handbooks, 2008.5.)
  •   Market Practice and Legal Issues in Unregistered Securitization Transactions, BFL (Center for Financial Law, 2008)
  •   Security in International Finance, BFL (Center for Financial Law, 2005)
  •   Securitization and Legislative Considerations, BFL (Center for Financial Law, 2004)
  •   Current and Future Issues of Asset-Backed Securitization Act, Korean Forum on International Trade and Business Law Vol. 9 (Korea International Trade Law Association (KITLA), 2001)
  •   Market Summary: Korea, A Capital Guide to Asset Repackaging in Asia (ISI publication, 1999)
  •   Financial Innovation - ABS (Korea Economic Daily, 1999)





Education

    Cornell Law School (LL.M., 1996)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1988)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1985)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1988; New York, 2000


Languages
  •    Korean, English and Japanese





Structured Finance ,  Insolvency & Restructuring ,  International Practice ,  Banking ,  Derivatives