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Yoon & Yang LLC

International Trade

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What the team is known for

Yoon & Yang has a prominent international trade law practice in South Korea, offering services across a wide spectrum of international trade matters. Noted strength in representing the South Korean government and domestic respondents in a number of countervailing duty investigations in North America. Also advises a variety of private manufacturers and is experienced in handling non-tariff barriers and trade policy issues. Active on trade remedy disputes and anti-dumping matters. Also has experience representing parties in investor-state disputes brought under FTAs. Its key clients include Hyundai Motors and Kia Motors.

Work highlights

Yoon & Yang was mandated by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy to conduct research on Korea's Emission Trade System, in relation to the Korean government's defence against a countervailing investigation initiated by the USA.

Notable practitioners

Sungbum Lee maintains a highly active international trade practice in the Korean market, with particular expertise in handling countervailing duty investigations, in addition to assisting with anti-dumping investigations and providing regulatory trade advice.

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Overview

Yoon & Yang’s International Trade Practice Team has well-established reputation among the practitioners as the pioneer in international trade legal practice in Korea, advising and representing the Korean government and numerous private companies in relation to various international trade issues. With its members drawn from diverse range of trade organizations, Yoon & Yang proudly considers itself as the leading Korean law firm capable of providing our clients with an in-depth advice on various trade issues based upon deep understanding and ground experiences of its members.

Main practice areas of the International Trade Practice Team include investor dispute, trade remedies including antidumping duties, countervailing duties and safeguards, customs, non-tariff barrier issues, and trade policy for governments and companies

Currently, Yoon & Yang assists the Korean government in various countervailing investigations conducted by the US Department of Commerce and is also representing Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation in the safeguard investigation conducted by the Philippines government.  The fact that Yoon & Yang counselled the Korean government and industry in such important cases is a simple example that shows the strength of Yoon & Yang’s international trade team.

Members

Lee, Sungbum (Head of Department)

Jahng, Jeongju

Jung, Dong-Won

Lee, Hae Dong

Sang, Seung Hyuk

Clients

Hyosung Corporation

Hyundai Dymos

Hyundai MOBIS

Hyundai Motor Company

Hyundai Powertech

Hyundai Rotem

Hyundai Steel Company

Hyundai WIA

Kia Motors Company

Kolon Industry, Inc.

Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)

Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy

Samsung C&T Corporation

SK Chemical

International Trade

Yoon & Yang LLC

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Location

18/19/22/23/34th Fl. ASEM Tower

517 Yeoungdong-daero

Gangnam-gu

Seoul

Seoul

South Korea

06164

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South Korea

International Trade


Sungbum Lee
Band 3