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Ÿ   Yoon & Yang’s Corporate Restructuring team, which is subordinated under its Corporate Advisory Practice Group has great specialty and experience, and is led by Sang-Goo Han, a well-renowned Korean lawyer in the insolvency and corporate restructuring area. Now, Sang-Goo Han acts a chair of firm’s Corporate Advisory Practice Group and oversees all of the operations on every aspects of firm’s corporate general, M&A, fintech. However, Sang-Goo Han is still active in practicing his own cases related insolvency and restructuring.

In addition, the firm has significant experience and expertise in dealing with M&As of companies that are undergoing restructuring proceedings. Such expertise is depicted by the team’s success in closing a large number of such M&A deals, amongst which include leading M&A cases of companies undergoing restructuring proceedings. 

Furthermore, the firm has profound internal expertise in handling cross-border insolvency. The firm has represented Korean clients in a handful of cases where the receiver of the U.S. debtor applied to the Korean court for recognition of the U.S. insolvency proceedings in Korea and for supportive orders. 

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What the team is known for

Yoon & Yang is highly experienced in the various corporate transactions arising from reorganisation proceedings, with expertise in handling M&A transactions involving companies under rehabilitation. Continues to expand its creditor practice, often advising domestic banks. Also assists companies with filing for bankruptcy and handles related litigation. Well placed to serve prominent international clients and Korean conglomerate corporations, with considerable experience handling cross-border insolvency cases. Its key clients include Hyundai BNG Steel, Shinhan Bank and Korean Air.

Work Highlights

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  • Yoon & Yang represented Competrol Luxembourg, as creditor, in filing an application for a declaration of bankruptcy against YelloMobile.

Notable Practitioners

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Sang-Goo Han
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Sang-Goo Han
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Sang-Goo Han heads Yoon & Yang's restructuring and insolvency group and draws on over two decades of experience in private legal practice, regularly advising both debtors and creditors on rehabilitation proceedings and distressed M&A transactions. He receives praise for his "client-oriented mind" and "deep understanding of both our company and our industry."

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Members

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Joon Oh Jo

Jungseok Ryu

Ki Man Park

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Sang-Goo Han

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Sangman Kim

Clients

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Daewoo Information Systems Co.,Ltd.

KORAMCO REITs & Trust

Meritz Securities

Metanet Security Co., Ltd.

STX Engine Co., Ltd.

Seoul Guarantee Insurance Company

Shinhan Bank

Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.

Taesung Accounting Corp

Woori Bank