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Korean Attorney

Jung Han YOO

Jung Han Yoo is a partner in the finance practice group of JIPYONG LLC.  Mr. Yoo provides advice on financial regulatory matters, project finance, and structured finance, and represents clients in the finance sector.

Mr. Yoo has extensive expertise in regulatory issues related to foreign investments of Korean financial institutions and companies, often working with the foreign offices of Jipyong to successfully close transactions.  In recent years, Mr. Yoo has expanded his practice to legal issues arising from blockchain and cryptocurrencies, P2P lending, and fintech.  He has been instrumental in building Jipyong’s fintech practice, advising various clients in their novel ventures and publishing several articles on the Korean regulatory aspects of cryptocurrencies and ICOs.

Mr. Yoo is a member of the Korean Bar and the New York Bar. He has an LL.B. from Seoul National University and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law.

Education Close

  • 2013 New York University School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 2005 Seoul National University (LL.B., Cum Laude)

Experience Close

  • 2008-Present Partner, JIPYONG LLC
  • 2021-Present Member, Blockchain Regulation Advisory Committee,
    National IT Industry Promotion Agency
  • 2020-Present Member, Korea Personal Information Protection Law Association
  • 2018-Present Member, Korea Association for Informedia Law
  • 2018-Present Member, Korea Financial Law Association
  • 2014-Present Member, Korea Administrative Law and Practice Association
  • 2008-Present Member, Korean Securities Law Association
  • 2019-2021 Outside Director, KB No. 17 Special Purpose Acquisition Company
  • 2008 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea

Speaking Engagements and Publications Close

Admissions/Qualifications Close

  • 2008Admitted in Korea
  • 2014Admitted in New York

Languages Close

Korean / English / French