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Kim & Chang and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher are representing China’s Anbang Insurance Group in a lawsuit before the Delaware Chancery Court over a terminated $5.8 billion deal to sell 15 U.S. luxury hotels to South Korea’s Mirae Asset Global Investments, according to a report in the Korea Times.
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Hee Woong Yoon, joint managing partner of Korea's Yulchon, talks about weathering COVID-19, how the pandemic is accelerated a shift in client requirements, and the kind of internal culture he is looking to foster within the firm.
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Seoul -headquartered Yulchon has recruited YongSang Kim to co-head its international dispute resolution team from O’Melveny & Myers, where he was that firm’s office co-representative in the Korean capital.
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Yulchon and Debevoise & Plimpton have advised U.S. insurer Prudential Financial on the 2.3-trillion-won ($1.89 billion) sale of its Korean unit to Korea’s KB Financial Group, which was represented by Kim & Chang.
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ZICO Law Myanmar, the Yangon-based member of the ZICO Law network, has entered into a collaboration with Korea’s Yulchon in order to serve Korean clients in Myanmar and vice-versa.
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Seoul-headquartered Yulchon has named Yong Sup Yoon, Seok Hoon Kang and Hee Woong Yoon as the firm’s new managing partners. This marks the first time that the firm’s founders will not be involved in the firm’s leadership.
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The youngest among South Korea’s Big Five law firms, Yulchon completed two decades of operation last year. John Kang speaks to managing partner Yun Sai-ree about the firm’s focus on collaboration and R&D, and its future as the next generation of partners prepares to carry on the firm’s legacy.
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Korean law firm Yulchon has hired Nina Kim as a partner in its corporate and finance practice from Kim & Chang, the largest firm in the country, where she was a senior foreign attorney.
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Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) has hired Stephen Pak as a corporate partner in Seoul from Korean firm Yulchon, where he was a senior foreign counsel.
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Yulchon is establishing a Jakarta desk at Roosdiono & Partners (R&P) in Indonesia, allowing the Seoul-headquartered firm to support and provide legal services locally for Korean companies planning to invest in the country.