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JIWOOK KIM / Partner

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Biography

Jiwook Kim is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC, and his main practice areas include corporate law, cross-border M&A, international transaction, foreign investment, overseas investment, and foreign currency transaction. After graduating from Korea University’s Department of Law, Kim completed the 38th Class of the Judicial Training and Research Institute. Before joining Yoon & Yang in 2012, Kim worked as a corporate attorney for NAVER Co., Ltd.

At Yoon & Yang, Kim has handled numerous M&A and corporate restructuring cases for domestic and foreign companies, as well as cross-border business transactions and investments, which enabled him to broaden his practice area to include international arbitration and mediation cases related to corporate M&A and B2B transaction. He has also been providing consultation on legal issues regarding initial coin offering (ICO) and cryptocurrency.

Education

2019
Korea University College of Law (Completed the J.D. course)
2012
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, LL.M.
2012
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Certificate in Business Law
2007
Korea University College of Law, LL.B.

Experience

2018-present
Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2012-17
Associate, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2009-11
Corporate attorney, NHN Corporation

Representative Matters

  • Advised on credit facility and collateralization of domestic companeis by PNC Bank and Citi Bank (US)
  • Advised on stake acquisition of Biod FD&C Co., Ltd. by Givaudan S.A. (Switzerland)
  • Advised on stake acquisition of Pangen Co., Ltd. by Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad (Malaysia)
  • Advised on stake acquisition of Erae Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. by HT-SAAE (Chinese state-run company)
  • Advised Korean Air related to rights offering
  • Advised on Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd.’s public offering of non-guaranteed BW
  • Advised on stock acquisition of Wisdom House Medida Group by Comico Corp. (Japan)
  • Advised on stock acquisition of SK B&T PTE Ltd. (Singapore) by Shinyoung Securities
  • Advised on stock acquisition of Lyanature Co. by LG Household & Healthcare Co.
  • Advised on stock acquisition of QDillion(Joonggonara) Co. by NHN Co.
  • Advised on stock acquisition of Pop Funding Co. by NHN Co.
  • Advised on stock acquisition of TMON Plus Co. by NHN Co.
  • Advised Penta Security Systems regarding domestic and overseas ICO projects

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