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MYUNG SOO LEE / Managing Partner

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Biography

Myung Soo Lee is a Managing Partner at Yoon & Yang LLC. His main practice areas are finance, securities, and insurance. He worked for ten years at the Financial Supervisory Service as the Chief of the legal department and corporate disclosure department. He provides expert legal advice on the licensing of financial businesses, supervision and inspections of financial institutions, corporate disclosures, M&A involving listed companies, and unfair trade practices. He has served as a legal advisory member for the Financial Services Commission and as a legal counsel for the Financial Supervisory Service.

Education

2005
Korea University Graduate School of Legal Studies, Financial Transactions Law
2000
Seoul National University College of Law, Research Course on Financial Transactions Law
1994
Korea University College of Law, LL.B.

Experience

2018-present
Managing Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2010-17
Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC(formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2017-present
Member, Task Force for innovation of financial supervision, investigation and sanction process, Financial Supervisory Service
2016-18
Advisor, Financial Supervision Advisory Committee, Financial Supervisory Service
2015-present
Commissioner, Deliberation Committee for KOSPI Market Listing & Disclosure, Korea Exchange
2015-20
Member, Deliberative Committee for Interpretation of Law, Financial Services Commission
2015-17
Advisory Commissioner, Advisory Panel for Financial Reform, Financial Services Commission
2015-17
Member, Credit Business Disputes Mediation Committee of the Seoul Municipal Government
2013-14
Commissioner, Financial Disputes Mediation Committee, Financial Supervisory Service
2012-present
Member, Depositor Protection Fund Management Committee, Korea Federation of Community Credit Cooperatives
2012-present
Member, Committee for KOSDAQ Listing, Korea Exchange
2012-15
Member, National Credit Union Federation of Korea, Fund Management Committee
2011-present
Legal Advisory Member, Financial Services Commission
2010-13
Expert Commissioner, Financial Disputes Mediation Committee, Financial Supervisory Service
2009-10
Experience Deputy Director, Corporate Disclosure Department, Financial Supervisory Service
2006-09
Deputy Director, Legal Affairs Office, Financial Supervisory Service
2003-06
Senior Associate Deputy Director, Corporate Disclosure Department, Financial Supervisory Service
2002-03
Attorney-at-Law, Financial Policy Division, Financial Policy Bureau, Financial Supervisory Commission
2000-02
Associate Deputy Director, Dispute Settlement Department, Financial Supervisory Service

Publications

  1. Korea Chapter, Getting the Deal Through – Insurance & Reinsurance 2016
  2. “Accelerating growth,” Asia-Pacific Fintech Special Focus, IFLR, May 2016 
  3. “Estate Planning,” Financial Planning Standards Board, 2001 

Representative Matters

  • Advised on financial watchdog’s approval regarding major financial companies, such as KOREIT
  • Advised on financial-related laws for major financial holding companies, banks, securities firms, asset managers, trust companies, insurers, savings banks, credit cards, and capital companies
  • Advised on supervision & inspection procedures relating to financial companies
  • Advised on M&A of major listed companies, such as HANCOM
  • Advised on IPO, antitrust, inspection, etc. issues of listed companies
  • Litigatd financial crime cases related to fraudulent ELW trading

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Practice Area

Qualifications

  • Attorney at Law, Korea (2000)

Languages

  • Korean and English

Awards

  • 2002 Financial Services Commissioner Commendation
  • 2015 Selected as “Leading Lawyers 2017” by Legal Times
  • 2016 Selected as “Leading Lawyers 2016” by Legal Times
  • 2017 Selected as “Leading Lawyers 2015” by Legal Times

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