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Shin & Kim

23TH FLOOR, D-TOWER (D2), 17 JONGNO 3-GIL, JONGNO-GU, SEOUL 03155, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 316 4114
Fax:
Fax +82 2 756 6226
Email:
Web:
www.shinkim.com
Beijing, Seoul, Shanghai

Hyun-Jeong Kang

Tel:
Work +82 2 316 4080
Email:
Shin & Kim

Work Department

Litigation.

Position

Partner.

Career

Shin & Kim(2006-Present); Member of Records Appraisal Deliberation Committee,KoFIU(2016 - Present)

Languages

Korean and English.

Member

Korean Bar Association

Education

Seoul National University, Finance and Law Course on New penomenon and Issues of Financial ransaction(2016); Seoul National University, Finance and Law Course on Issues of Insolvency Law(2015); KAIST Graduate School of Finance (Master) (2015); The UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business, Program in advanced financial management (2013); Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea (2006); Seoul National University, College of Engineering (B.E. in Computer Engineering, 2002).


South Korea: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution – Local firms

Within: Dispute resolution – Local firms

Shin & Kim has notable expertise across a range of disputes including administrative and fair trade, construction, capital markets and crime, to name but a few. Standout wins for the team include representing Incheon Metropolitan City and Lotte Group in a long-running dispute against Shinsegae Department Store concerning the sale and transfer of a terminal site. Elsewhere, Jong-Han Oh, Hyun-Jeong Kang and Jin-Ho Jeong are active in key financial disputes. Jae-Yun Yun is a well-regarded construction and real estate litigator. Seung Soo Lee is also a name to note.

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Legal Developments by:
Shin & Kim

  • Essilor’s Proposed Combination with an Optical Lens Maker in Korea is Blocked

    In its press release on March 17, 2014, the Korea Fair Trade Commission (the "KFTC") blocked the proposed acquisition of 50% shares by Essilor Amera Investment Pte. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Essilor International S.A., the largest optical lens maker in the world) in Daemyung Optical Co., Ltd. (the second largest optical lens maker in Korea) citing inter alia the likely lessening effect on price competition and the probable future abuses of the enhanced market power. On top of the expressed competitive concerns, the KFTC observed that allowing foreign firms to acquire local firms and turn them into their local sub-contractors worsens the competitive market structure of the domestic optical lens industry.
    - Shin & Kim

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