Ik Hwan Cho is a senior foreign attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices in a wide range of corporate and finance law areas, with a focus on financial investment services, capital markets, finance IT and fintech, regulatory audit and investigations, mergers and acquisitions of financial institutions, private equity funds, bankruptcy and restructuring, and white-collar crimes.
Mr Cho advises foreign and Korean clients on a variety of transactional, regulatory and corporate matters. He advises on securities and other financial regulatory matters, as well as other areas including electronic finance, regulatory and criminal investigation processes, and corporate governance. In particular, he has represented a number of foreign and domestic financial institutions and investors in FSS audits and investigations and white-collar crime cases, involving insider trading, market manipulation, breach of fiduciary duty and related issues.
He also has extensive transactional experience representing multinational financial institutions, private equity funds, hedge funds and corporate clients in cross-border acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, foreign investments, securities offerings and other financial transactions.