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Hee Sik Yoon / Partner

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Biography

Hee Sik Yoon is a partner of Yoon & Yang LLC, and his main practice area is handling criminal investigations and trials related to financial, tax and antitrust issues.
He served as a prosecutor in the Changwon and Seoul District Public Prosecutors’ Office, a chief prosecutor of the Special Investigation Department at the Incheon District Public Prosecutors’ Office, a proseuctor of the Finance & Tax Investigation Department at the Seoul Central District Public Prosecutors’ Office, the head of the Examination & Analysis Office under the Korea Financial Intelligence Unit of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), and the senior research officer (investigation planning officer) of the Anti-corruption Department at the Supreme Public Prosecutors’ Office, where he oversaw major investigations involving the corruption of high-ranking officials, corporate crimes, and financial tax offenses. He also headed the Inspection Division of the Ministry of Justice and the Yeongwol District Prosecutors’ Office, and served as a deputy prosecutor at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office, where he handled compliance inspection of companies and investigations related to pharamceuticals and food products. Yoon served as a legal advisor for the Youth Startup Support Group of the Small Enterprise and Market Service (SEMAS) and a senior advisor for Yongin City. He is currently the Vice President of the Korea Accounting Association (Chairman of the Accounting Law Committee), a member of the Konkuk University Committee, and Vice President of the Konkuk University Alumni Association.

Education

1990
BA, Administration, Konkuk University

Experience

2017-present
Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2016-17
Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Seoul Western District Public Prosecutors’ Office
2015
Senior Research Officer (Investigation Planning Officer), Anti-corruption Department, Supreme Public Prosecutors’ Office
2014-15
Inspection Officer, Ministry of Justice
2013
Head, Examination & Analysis Office, Financial Intelligence Unit under the Financial Services Commission
2012-13
Senior Prosecutor, Criminal Department I, Daegu District Public Prosecutors’ Office
2011-12
Senior Prosecutor, Finance & Tax Investigation Department III, Seoul Central District Public Prosecutors’ Office
2010-11
Senior Prosecutor, Special Investigation Department, Incheon District Public Prosecutors’ Office
2009-10
Chief Prosecutor, Yeongwol Branch, Chuncheon District Public Prosecutors’ Office
2007-09
Senior Prosecutor, Inspection Office, Ministry of Justice
2006-07
Deputy Senior Prosecutor, Seongnam Branch, Suwon District Public Prosecutors’ Office
2005-06
Prosecutor, Seongnam Branch, Suwon District Public Prosecutors’ Office
2002-05
Prosecutor, Seoul District Public Prosecutors’ Office
2002-03
Research Scholar, Peking University
2000-02
Prosecutor, Jeju District Public Prosecutors’ Office
1998-00
Prosecutor, Changwon District Public Prosecutors’ Office
1996-98
Prosecutor, Tongyeong Branch, Changwon District Public Prosecutors’ Office
1994-96
Prosecutor, Daegu District Public Prosecutors’ Office
1994
Completed the 23rd Class of the Judicial Training and Research Institute
1991
Passed the 33rd Korean Bar Examination

Representative Matters

  • Financial investigation into illegal derivative trading in large amount
  • Investigation into corporate crime and corruption
  • Investigation into high-profile tax evasion cases
  • Examination and analysis of specific financial transactions

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Qualifications

  • 1994, Korea

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