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Seungmin Jasmine JUNGForeign Attorney
Project Finance, Real Property / Information Technology & Internet / Resources, Energy & Infrastructure / Acquisition Financing / Structured Finance, Derivatives & NPL / M&A
82 2-6200-1712 82 2-6200-0820 smjung@jipyong.com

Ms. Seungmin Jasmine JUNG is a Senior Foreign Attorney in the Finance Practice Group and IP·IT Practice Group of Jipyong LLC.

Ms. Jung represents clients in the finance, fintech, energy, real estate and technology sector and has extensive experience in acquisition finance, project finance, structured finance, derivatives, data privacy, private equity fund investments and M&A transactions. She is also considered one of the foremost experts on cloud computing, cryptocurrency, blockchain and cybersecurity.

Prior to joining Jipyong, Ms. Jung was the Head of Legal at Amazon Web Services Korea where she specialised in cloud computing and data privacy. Ms. Jung started her legal career as an associate at the NY office of Hughes, Hubbard & Reed and subsequently worked at Shin & Kim and Franklin Templeton Investments in Seoul, Korea. Ms. Jung is a frequent guest lecturer at conferences on legal issues surrounding the 4th Industrial Revolution and also teaches technology law at Yonsei University.

Combining her law firm and in-house experience, Ms. Jung has an innate understanding of clients’ needs and offers creative yet practical solutions to challenging legal issues. She is highly regarded by her clients for her transactional expertise and strong negotiation skills.

Ms. Jung is a member of the New York Bar. Ms. Jung has a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. in political science and international relations from Yonsei University.

  • Columbia Law School (J.D., 2001)
  • Yonsei University (B.A. in Political Science, 1998)
  • Senior Foreign Attorney, JIPYONG LLC (Present)
  • Head of Legal, Amazon Web Services Korea
  • Legal Analyst, Franklin Templeton Investment Trust Management
  • Legal Director, Providence Global LLC
  • Citigroup Global Markets Korea Securities (secondment)
  • Associate, Shin & Kim
  • Associate, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP (New York)
  • New York

 
  • Yonsei University UIC Lecture: Law and the 4th Industrial Revolution (2017 - current)
  • Yonsei University UIC Lecture: Law and Technology (2017 - current)
  • KOTRA Academy: Establishment and Operation of US Company (December 6, 2018)
  • Thomson Reuters - ‘ALB Korea In-House Legal Summit 2018’: Presentation on ‘Regulation of Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and ICOs in Korea’ (Seoul, Korea, November 8, 2018)
  • Malta Blockchain Summit: Panelist for ‘The Battle of the Jurisdictions’ session (Malta, November 1, 2018)
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law ‘The New Engine of Growth in Asia Conference - Investment and Technology’ - Panelist for ‘How to deal with GDPR and data privacy laws in Asia around new technologies, such as AI, BigData, and IoT’ session (Seoul, Korea, October 17 - 19, 2018)
  • 26th International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL) Conference - Presentation on ‘Securitization: The Next Generation’ (Atlanta, USA, September 13 - 15, 2018)
  • Futurama Blockchain Innovators Summit - Panelist for ‘Future of Cryptocurrency Regulations’ session (Ibiza, Spain, September 10 - 12, 2018)
  • Korea Patent Attorneys Association and Korea Electronics Association ‘2018 IP Innovation Special Program’ - Lecture on A Regulatory Journey Through Crypto-world: Cryptocurrencies and ICOs’ and ‘Every Cloud has a Legal Lining: Legal Complexities of Cloud Computing (August 2-3, 2018)
  • KOTRA Academy: Establishment and Operation of US Company (May 2, 2018)
  • Jipyong Academy: Cryptocurrency and ICOs (May 2018)
  • KOTRA Academy: Establishment and Operation of US Company (November 29, 2017) 
  • 25th International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL) Conference Finance Session - Presentation on ‘Blockchain and Virtual Currencies’ (Seoul, Korea, September 14 - 16, 2017)
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