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Yoon & Yang LLC

18,19, 22, 23, 34 FLOORS, ASEM TOWER, 517 YEONGDONG-DAERO, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL 06164, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 6003 7000
Fax:
Fax +82 2 6003 7800
Email:
Web:
www.yoonyang.com
Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Seoul, Tashkent

Byeong Cheol Yun

Yoon & Yang LLC

Work Department

Corporate Litigation.

Position

Partner.

Career

Judge: District Court, 1991-2002; Seoul High Court, 2002-2004. Research Judge, Supreme Court, 2004-2006. Presiding Judge, District Court, 2006-2007, 2009-2010. Professor, Judicial Research and Training Institute, 2007-2009.

Languages

Korean.

Education

Seoul National University (LL.B., 1988).


South Korea: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution – Local firms

Within: Dispute resolution – Local firms

Yoon & Yang LLC's disputes practice handles corporate governance, damages and white-collar crime. The team has been joined by a number of former judges and prosecutors experienced in a broad range of sectors. Byeong Cheol Yun focuses on civil and corporate affairs; he recently obtained a successful outcome for Hanhwa Chemical in a dispute over the cancellation of a memorandum of understanding and confiscation of a performance bond. Seung Nam Yoo's broad practice area covers commercial, tax, crime and injections. Yoo and Sang-Pil Lee are representing the CEO and directors of an insurance company in a complex corporate governance dispute against the company's shareholders. Seung Ryong Yoo is involved in white-collar investigations and is counselling NH NongHyup Bank in a dispute arising out of a decision by SK planet, the affiliated services provider for the “Syrup card”, to terminate its affiliate agreement. Tae-Gu Zeon is a name to note for civil, financial and corporate litigation.

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South Korea: Regulatory: compliance and investigations

Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

Within: Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

The white-collar crime practice at Yoon & Yang LLC consists of experienced former government officials and expert criminal attorneys who represent high-ranking executives and well-known corporations against allegations of misconduct and criminal charges. Former chief judge Seung Ryong Yoo leads the team; he recently represented Bong Rae Cho, former president of POSCO ChemTech, and obtained an acquittal on bribery charges. In other highlights, Young Kon Cho and Seung Nam Yoo successfully defended Andong City mayor Young Seh Kwon against bribery charges, while Byeong Cheol Yun and Jeok Hwa Hwang likewise defended Hee Yong Roh, the director of Southeastern District of Gwangju Province, on appeal against similar charges. Other names to note are Youbum Kim, Dong Gyu Lee and Heesung Lim.

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