Korea: Banking 2019

In this chapter, five exceptional lawyers are identified for their in-depth knowledge of a range of financing and regulatory matters across the banking sector.

Three outstanding practitioners from Kim & Chang are recognised for their work in the field this year.
Sang Jin Ahn has exemplary knowledge of regulatory and cross-border transactions matters and is applauded for his ability to “give rapid and reliable opinions on any legal or compliance issue” in the sector.
Chan Moon Park gains recognition for his outstanding practice and has particular expertise in regulatory matters. One respondent remarks: “He is very detail-oriented and able to point out very subtle issues that we may have missed.”   
Seong-Koo Cheong is a highly skilled banking lawyer who frequently advises domestic and international financial institutions. He is an expert in derivatives regulations and several other complex regulatory issues.

Lee & Ko achieves two listings in this chapter.
Woo Young Jung is a go-to name for banking matters and is endorsed for his knowledge of a range of financing schemes, particularly when it comes to shipping finance.
Yeo Kyoon Yoon enjoys a stellar reputation for his leading work in the banking space. He has in-depth knowledge of leveraged and acquisition finance, and has represented several Korean and international banks.

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