Young Min Kang Partner
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Young Min Kang is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC and his main practice areas include cartels, abuse of market dominance, internal trading, regulations on conglomerates, unfair trade practices, subcontracts, large-scale distribution business and compliance, etc.
Mr. Kang represents Korea’s leading corporate groups in responding to regulations on internal transactions, etc. and in various cases involving cartels or unfair transactions in a wide range of industries. Young Min Kang also has plenty of experience in international cartels and regulations on domestic distribution networks of global companies.


  • 2017-present Yoon & Yang LLC
  • 2017-17 Kim, Choi & Lim
  • 2011-13 Public Service Advocate, Human Rights Support Division, Ministry of Justice
  • 2010-11 Public Service Advocate, Korea Legal Aid Corporation


  • 2012 Seoul National University Graduate School of Law, LL.M.
  • 2010 Judicial Research and Training Institute
  • 2006 Seoul National University College of Law, LL.B.

Representative Matters


  • Represented NGK (Japan) in an international cartel case
  • Represented Gold Star Line in an international cartel case

[Business Combination]

  • Report of business combination of overseas affiliates of Faurecia and Michelin Group
  • Report of business combination of overseas affiliates of Tyson Foods and KeyStone Group

[Abuse of Transactional Dominance]

  • Represented an overseas affiliate of General Electric in responding to investigation of abuse of superior bargaining position


  • Represented an affiliate of Bosch Rexroth in Korea in investigation of subcontracting

[Internal Trading]

  • Represented an affiliate of Samsung Group in investigation of internal transactions
  • Represented Hanwha Group in investigation of internal transactions
  • Represented Dongwon Group in investigation of internal transactions
  • Represented Hite Jinro Group in investigation of designated or internal transactions


  • Advised on method of distribution in Korea for CooperVision

[Disputes with Distributors]

  • Represented Namyang Dairy Products in disputes with distributors


  • Rising Star, Competition/Antitrust, asialaw (2022-2023/24)
  • Future Star, Competition/antitrust, Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific (2024)


  • Korea Chapter, Multi-jurisdictional Updates: Competition, Practical Law, Thomson Reuters (Co-author, 2024)
  • Korea Chapter, Merger Control, Chambers Global Practice Guides, Chambers and Partners (Co-author, 2019-2023)
  • Boundary Between Information Exchange and Collusion, Insight Korea (2016. 7.)
  • Handling of Personal Information in E-Commerce, Readers (2014. 8.)
  • Unfair Assistance under the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act, Readers (2014. 7.)