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Youngjin JUNGAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1776 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.youngjin.jung@kimchang.com

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Youngjin Jung is Co-Chair of Kim & Chang's antitrust and competition law practice. Dr. Jung has significant experience in all areas of antitrust enforcement in merger control, international cartel and abuse of market dominance (including abuse cases of major global technology companies) in major industries such as the technology and IT sectors. He also leads the firm’s international trade practice (including trade remedies, WTO/FTA and sanctions). 

Dr. Jung was a visiting professor at Duke Law School and an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School. He has served as a Non-Governmental Advisor (NGA) for the ICN, and has served as an Officer of IBA International Antitrust Committee and a member of the International Cartel Task Force at ABA Section of Antitrust. He has also worked as the vice-chair of the International Antitrust Committee of ABA Section of International Law. 

Dr. Jung was a legal advisor for the Korea-US/Korea-EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as a member of the cartel advisory board of the Korea Fair Trade Commission and the Korea Communication Commission. Prior to these experiences, he was a professorial fellow at the Institute for International Economic Law in Washington, DC. He has also participated as a member of the Korean delegation in the OECD competition committee and the WTO Working Party on Interactions between Trade and Competition. He is a registered arbitrator at the World Bank's ICSID Arbitration Panel and the Korea Commercial Arbitration Board and is also currently a registered panelist at Korea-US FTA’s dispute settlement body. He worked as an executive member of the IBA Trade and Customs Committee. He also worked at the International Trade Ministry and is the current president of the Korean Society of International Economic Law. 

Dr. Jung has authored numerous articles on competition law and international trade, including an ABA Treatise entitled “Competition Laws outside the United States” (co-authored, 2011); “Cartel Enforcement Worldwide” (Cambridge University Press, 2009); “How Far WTO Should Reach into Income Tax Policies” (Journal of International Taxation, 2005); and “How Intellectual Property Rights Interact with Competition Law and Policy in Korea: QUO VADIS?” (Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, 2018). 

He has been consistently listed in The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers and Chambers Asia-Pacific. He has also consistently been listed as a leading lawyer in WTO and International Trade in Chambers Global, Euromoney, and Who's Who International of Customs and Trade lawyers. He was also noted as a leading expert in Technology, Media and Telecommunication by Euromoney. 

Profile

Experience

Member, International Cartel Task Force Committee, ABA Section of Antitrust (2019-Present) 

Non-Governmental Advisor, International Competition Network (ICN) 

President, Korean Society of International Economic Law (2018-Present) 

Working Group Officer, International Antitrust Committee, IBA (2017-President) 

Member, Special Committee on Ethics of the National Assembly (2015.1.-Present) 

Panelist, KOREA-US FTA Dispute Settlement Body (2014.10.-Present) 

Adjunct Professor, Korea National Diplomatic Academy (2012) 

Kim & Chang (2009-Present) 

Legal Advisor of Ministry of Public Administration and Security (2008-2010) 

Member of Legal Advisors, Korea Communication Commission (2008-2010) 

Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Visiting Professor at Duke University School of Law (2008) 

Arbitrator of World Bank ICSID Panel (2007-Present) 

Member, Public Information Review Board under Office of Prime Minister (2007-2010) 

Member, Cartel Advisory Board of Korea Fair Trade Commission (2004-2009) 

Yulchon (2004-2009) 

Judge Advocate (1994-1997)

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2020) 
  • Distinguished Practitioner, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Competition/Antitrust (Euromoney, 2020) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Trade & Customs (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Competition (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Antitrust & Competition (Legalease, 2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Leading Lawyers 2017: Antitrust & Competition (LegalTimes, 2017) 
  • Competition Expert, Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2017 (Law Business Research, 2016-2017) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific: Competition/Antitrust (Chambers and Partners, 2014-2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers, Competition & Antitrust (Euromoney, 2013, 2018) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Who's Who Legal: Trade & Customs (Law Business Research, 2013, 2015-2016) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Global: International Trade (Chambers and Partners, 2011-2013) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific: International Trade (Chambers and Partners, 2010-2013) 
  • Best Lawyer, Expert Guide: Telecommunication, Media and Technology (Euromoney) 
  • Best Lawyer, Expert Guide: International Trade (Euromoney)

Publications/Activities
    • The Guide to e-Commerce & Digital Competition Law – 1st edition (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2019)
    • The Law Reviews - The Dominance and Monopolies Review: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2017-2018)
    • Year-in-Review 2017 (Co-author, ABA SIL International Antitrust Committee, 2018)
    • How Intellectual Property Rights Interact with Competition Law and Policy in Korea: QUO VADIS?, Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Vol. 9, No.4 (2018)
    • The Dominance and Monopolies Review (First Edition): Korea chapter (Law Business Research, 2013)
    • 2011 Antitrust Year in Review: Korea chapter (Co-author, ABA, 2012)
    • Competition Laws outside the United States (Korea Chapter) (American Bar Association, 2011)
    • What to do with the Dilemma facing the State of Necessity Defense under the Investment Treaties and How to Interpret the NPM Clause?, The Journal of World Investment & Trade Vol.12 No.3 (Co-author, The Journal of World Investment & Trade, 2011)
    • The KFTC’s Foray into the Intersection between Competition Law and Intellectual Property Law: A Path Towards Convergence or Divergence?, Antitrust and Intellectual Property (Competition Law International, 2011)
    • Anti-Cartel Enforcement Worldwide (Korea Chapter) (Cambridge University Press, 2009)
    • Competition Laws outside the United States (Korea Chapter) (Co-author, American Bar Association, 2009)
    • Competition Law and Practice: A Review of Major Jurisdictions (Korea Chapter) (Co-author, Cameron May, 2009)
    • Abuse of Market Dominance in Korea: Some Reflections on the KFTC’s Microsoft Decision, Legal Issues of Economic Integration (2008)
    • Extradition and Mutual Antitrust Assistance Treaties: Cartel Enforcement’s Global Reach, Antitrust Law Journal (Co-author, 2008)
    • A New Kid on the Block: Korean Competition Law, Policy and Economics, Competition Policy International (Co-author, 2007)
    • The New Economic Constitution in China: A Third Way for Competition Regime, Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business (2003)

Education

    Yale Law School (LL.M., 2000; J.S.D., 2003) 

    Passed the Higher Civil Service Examination on Foreign Affairs (1996) 

    Passed the Higher Civil Service Examination on Government Administration (1996) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1993) 

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1991)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1993; New York, 2001

Languages

Korean and English

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Youngjin JUNG
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1776      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Youngjin Jung is Co-Chair of Kim & Chang's antitrust and competition law practice. Dr. Jung has significant experience in all areas of antitrust enforcement in merger control, international cartel and abuse of market dominance (including abuse cases of major global technology companies) in major industries such as the technology and IT sectors. He also leads the firm’s international trade practice (including trade remedies, WTO/FTA and sanctions). 

Dr. Jung was a visiting professor at Duke Law School and an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School. He has served as a Non-Governmental Advisor (NGA) for the ICN, and has served as an Officer of IBA International Antitrust Committee and a member of the International Cartel Task Force at ABA Section of Antitrust. He has also worked as the vice-chair of the International Antitrust Committee of ABA Section of International Law. 

Dr. Jung was a legal advisor for the Korea-US/Korea-EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as a member of the cartel advisory board of the Korea Fair Trade Commission and the Korea Communication Commission. Prior to these experiences, he was a professorial fellow at the Institute for International Economic Law in Washington, DC. He has also participated as a member of the Korean delegation in the OECD competition committee and the WTO Working Party on Interactions between Trade and Competition. He is a registered arbitrator at the World Bank's ICSID Arbitration Panel and the Korea Commercial Arbitration Board and is also currently a registered panelist at Korea-US FTA’s dispute settlement body. He worked as an executive member of the IBA Trade and Customs Committee. He also worked at the International Trade Ministry and is the current president of the Korean Society of International Economic Law. 

Dr. Jung has authored numerous articles on competition law and international trade, including an ABA Treatise entitled “Competition Laws outside the United States” (co-authored, 2011); “Cartel Enforcement Worldwide” (Cambridge University Press, 2009); “How Far WTO Should Reach into Income Tax Policies” (Journal of International Taxation, 2005); and “How Intellectual Property Rights Interact with Competition Law and Policy in Korea: QUO VADIS?” (Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, 2018). 

He has been consistently listed in The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers and Chambers Asia-Pacific. He has also consistently been listed as a leading lawyer in WTO and International Trade in Chambers Global, Euromoney, and Who's Who International of Customs and Trade lawyers. He was also noted as a leading expert in Technology, Media and Telecommunication by Euromoney. 






    Member, International Cartel Task Force Committee, ABA Section of Antitrust (2019-Present) 

    Non-Governmental Advisor, International Competition Network (ICN) 

    President, Korean Society of International Economic Law (2018-Present) 

    Working Group Officer, International Antitrust Committee, IBA (2017-President) 

    Member, Special Committee on Ethics of the National Assembly (2015.1.-Present) 

    Panelist, KOREA-US FTA Dispute Settlement Body (2014.10.-Present) 

    Adjunct Professor, Korea National Diplomatic Academy (2012) 

    Kim & Chang (2009-Present) 

    Legal Advisor of Ministry of Public Administration and Security (2008-2010) 

    Member of Legal Advisors, Korea Communication Commission (2008-2010) 

    Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Visiting Professor at Duke University School of Law (2008) 

    Arbitrator of World Bank ICSID Panel (2007-Present) 

    Member, Public Information Review Board under Office of Prime Minister (2007-2010) 

    Member, Cartel Advisory Board of Korea Fair Trade Commission (2004-2009) 

    Yulchon (2004-2009) 

    Judge Advocate (1994-1997)






Awards

  •   Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2020) 
  •   Distinguished Practitioner, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Competition/Antitrust (Euromoney, 2020) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Trade & Customs (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Competition (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  •   Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Antitrust & Competition (Legalease, 2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Leading Lawyers 2017: Antitrust & Competition (LegalTimes, 2017) 
  •   Competition Expert, Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2017 (Law Business Research, 2016-2017) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific: Competition/Antitrust (Chambers and Partners, 2014-2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers, Competition & Antitrust (Euromoney, 2013, 2018) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who's Who Legal: Trade & Customs (Law Business Research, 2013, 2015-2016) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Global: International Trade (Chambers and Partners, 2011-2013) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific: International Trade (Chambers and Partners, 2010-2013) 
  •   Best Lawyer, Expert Guide: Telecommunication, Media and Technology (Euromoney) 
  •   Best Lawyer, Expert Guide: International Trade (Euromoney)

Publications/Activities

  •   The Guide to e-Commerce & Digital Competition Law – 1st edition (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2019)
  •   The Law Reviews - The Dominance and Monopolies Review: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2017-2018)
  •   Year-in-Review 2017 (Co-author, ABA SIL International Antitrust Committee, 2018)
  •   How Intellectual Property Rights Interact with Competition Law and Policy in Korea: QUO VADIS?, Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Vol. 9, No.4 (2018)
  •   The Dominance and Monopolies Review (First Edition): Korea chapter (Law Business Research, 2013)
  •   2011 Antitrust Year in Review: Korea chapter (Co-author, ABA, 2012)
  •   Competition Laws outside the United States (Korea Chapter) (American Bar Association, 2011)
  •   What to do with the Dilemma facing the State of Necessity Defense under the Investment Treaties and How to Interpret the NPM Clause?, The Journal of World Investment & Trade Vol.12 No.3 (Co-author, The Journal of World Investment & Trade, 2011)
  •   The KFTC’s Foray into the Intersection between Competition Law and Intellectual Property Law: A Path Towards Convergence or Divergence?, Antitrust and Intellectual Property (Competition Law International, 2011)
  •   Anti-Cartel Enforcement Worldwide (Korea Chapter) (Cambridge University Press, 2009)
  •   Competition Laws outside the United States (Korea Chapter) (Co-author, American Bar Association, 2009)
  •   Competition Law and Practice: A Review of Major Jurisdictions (Korea Chapter) (Co-author, Cameron May, 2009)
  •   Abuse of Market Dominance in Korea: Some Reflections on the KFTC’s Microsoft Decision, Legal Issues of Economic Integration (2008)
  •   Extradition and Mutual Antitrust Assistance Treaties: Cartel Enforcement’s Global Reach, Antitrust Law Journal (Co-author, 2008)
  •   A New Kid on the Block: Korean Competition Law, Policy and Economics, Competition Policy International (Co-author, 2007)
  •   The New Economic Constitution in China: A Third Way for Competition Regime, Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business (2003)





Education

    Yale Law School (LL.M., 2000; J.S.D., 2003) 

    Passed the Higher Civil Service Examination on Foreign Affairs (1996) 

    Passed the Higher Civil Service Examination on Government Administration (1996) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1993) 

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1991)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1993; New York, 2001


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Antitrust & Competition ,  International Trade & Customs ,  International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation ,  China