Mr. Hyoung Woo Kim is a Partner in the Finance Group and Financial Disputes Team. He became a certified public accountant (CPA) in 2002 before being admitted to the Korean bar in 2006. During his time as a CPA, he worked on audits, asset securitizations, sales of non-performing loans and real estate development within the financial consulting division of Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Kim’s main areas of practice expertise include advice and representation on: project financings, asset securitizations, and bond issuances; diverse finance-related disputes relating to the incomplete sales of KIKO currency options and subordinated bonds of savings banks, KOSPI 200 market-rigging allegations against Deutsche Bank, and accounting fraud allegations against DSME and Samsung Biologics; M&As and management disputes; insolvency related matters ranging from corporate rehabilitation to bankruptcy; tax related disputes; and general advice to a vast array of public institutional clients such as the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of SMEs and Startups, Government Employees Pension Service, and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power.
Mr. Kim holds a B.A. in English Education from Seoul National University and an M.A. in Engineering from Korea University.
He is a member of the Korean Bar.
- 2019-Present Korea University Graduate School of Computer & Information Technology (M.A. in Engineering)
- 2016 Seoul Bar Association Practical Training in Bankruptcy & Restructuring
- 2015 Seoul Bar Association Practical Training in Securities & Finance
- 2009 Training at The Korean Institute of Certified Public Accounts
- 2008 Training on securities & financing at Korea Securities Institute
- 2005 Seoul National University (B.A. in English Education)
- 2019-Present Partner, JIPYONG LLC
- 2021-Present Member, Investment Committee, Korea SMEs and Startups Agency
- 2019-Present Senior outside auditor, Kiwoom Capital
- 2019-Present Commissioner, KOFCA
- 2019-2021 Director, Korean Patent Bar Association
- 2018-2021 Auditor, Korea Intellectual Property Protection Agency
- 2014-2021 Legal Consultant, Korea SMEs and Startups Agency
- 2012-2021 Commissioned lawyer, Korea Consumer Agency
- 2016-2019 Vice Chairman, Korean Patent Bar Association
- 2012-2013 Lectured at the Legal Clinic, Sogang University School of law
- 2011-2019 Associate, DR & AJU LLC
- 2010 Associate, Youngjin (Kim&Jung Partners)
- 2010 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
- 2002. 03, 06-07 Samil PriceWaterhouseCoopers
- 2010Admitted in Korea
- 2002Certified Public Accountant, Korea
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