Kyoung Yeon Kim is a partner at Yulchon. Ms Kim’s main area of practice covers antitrust matters, as well as M&A, general corporate and other regulatory matters, including compliance, internal investigation and data privacy. Ms Kim’s articles (both solo and co-authored) include the chapter on Korea in Competition Law in Asia Pacific – A Practical Guide, Wolters Kluwer (2015), the Korea chapter in The Cartels and Leniency Review, Law Business Research (since 2015), ‘Korea’s Aggressive Antitrust Enforcement in Financial Product Markets’, Asian-Mena Counsel, Volume 12 Issue 5 (2014–2015), ‘Early Signs of Protectionist Merger Control in Korea? Probably No, At Least Not Yet’, Competition Policy International Antitrust Chronicle (October 2014) and the Korea chapter in The Merger Control Review, Law Business Research (since 2010).
Ms Kim served as counsel for the Korean Ministry of Environment from 2010 to 2013 and for the Ministry of Justice from 2011 to the present.
She received her LLB from Seoul National University in 1998 and her LLM from the University of Michigan Law School in 2007. She is a member of the Republic of Korea Bar (since 2001) and the New York Bar (since 2008).