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Yulchon

PARNAS TOWER 38F, 521 TEHERAN-RO, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL 06164, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 528 5200
Fax:
Fax +82 2 528 5228
Email:
Web:
www.yulchon.com
Beijing, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Seoul, Yangon

Sai Ree Yun

Tel:
Work +82 2 528 5202
Email:
Yulchon

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Antitrust, Tax, Corporate & Finance, International Tax, Russia & CIS, Europe, Overseas Investment, Corporate Governance, Banking/General Finance, Japan, Financial Regulation

Position

Managing Partner

Career

Sai Ree Yun, a founding partner and the managing partner of Yulchon LLC, practices in the areas of corporate, antitrust, tax, and governmental relations. His legal acumen is internationally recognized by numerous publications. Mr. Yun earned this reputation by successfully representing major corporations in important deals and projects. His clients include AMD, Continental, GSK, Lone Star, Louis Vuitton, RealNetworks, Samsung Electronics, and Hyundai Motors Group, among others.

Languages

Korean, English.

Education

Hastings College of Law, University of California, J.D. (1986); Harvard Law School, LL.M. (1982); Seoul National University, LL.M. (1980); Seoul National University, LL.B. (1976)


South Korea: Antitrust and competition

Antitrust and competition – Local firms

Within: Antitrust and competition – Local firms

Yulchon stands out for its ‘strategic thinking’ and is ‘very plugged into the Korean business community and has excellent knowledge of the regulatory environment’. The ‘outstanding’ team is jointly led by Sai Ree Yun, Hae Sik Park and Cecil Saehoon Chung, who focus on international antitrust. Chung is particularly highlighted for his ‘exceptional knowledgeable of not only Korean antitrust but cross-border issues as well’. He recently worked closely with Kyu Hyun Kim in handling cross-border merger control matters, for example, for Delta Air Lines in the first-of-its-kind Korean 'metal neutral' joint venture with Korean Air. In another example, Chung was supported by Kim, associate Keon Woong Kim and Young Lan Yea (who ‘adds value to the team’) in handling Glencore’s $1.14bn acquisition of interests in coal mines in Australia from Yancoal. Seuk Joon Lee’s expertise spans cartels, merger reviews, abuse of market dominance and unfair trade practices as well as pharmaceuticals and telecommunications. Sung Bom Park is likewise extremely experienced in antitrust and regulatory matters.

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South Korea: Regulatory: compliance and investigations

Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

Within: Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

Yulchon’s multi-disciplinary practice, led by Sai Ree Yun takes an active approach regarding compliance and internal investigations by responding to new issues, such as the #MeToo movement and workplace harassment, by assisting a well-known retailer to comply with regulations and set up anonymous reporting mechanisms. The practice also utilises the latest technology, including smartphone apps and digital forensic tools, to assist clients. Yoon Soo Lim and Eun-Jae Park are highly recommended.

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