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Brandon (Myong-Hyon) Ryu

Seoul, South Korea Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Brandon (Myong-Hyon) Ryu is particularly focused on cross-border transactions, regularly acting for Korean corporations. A source appreciates that "he always looks at the deals from the client’s point of view and keeps a positive attitude," adding: "I think that is why many of his clients have trust in him and his work." Another reveals: "He exceeded all of our expectations on all aspects, especially his abilities to accurately understand the needs of the client."
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Myong-Hyon (Brandon) Ryu’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions with a particular emphasis on cross-border (both inbound and outbound) transactions. He also has extensive experience in private equity transactions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and corporate governance. Mr. Ryu has represented both major Korean and foreign industrial and financial companies as well as private equity firms.

Mr. Ryu devotes a portion of his practice to advising clients in anti-corruption (including anti-corruption due diligence in M&A transactions), FCPA/internal investigations, transnational white collar crime defenses and other compliance matters.

Mr. Ryu received a J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2001 and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Sogang University in 1998. He is a member of the Bar in New York.

Mr. Ryu has co-authored articles for international publications including the International Financial Law Review and Asian Counsel. He also lectured at the Judicial Research & Training Institute, Sungkyunkwan University and Konkuk University.

He is fluent in English and Korean.

Professional Memberships

New York Bar

Publications

The Private Equity Review (8th edition) Part II, Investing - "Korea" chapter, Law Business Research, 2019

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[Accolades] "Leading Individual" for Corporate/M&A, Chambers Global/Chambers Asia "Recommended Lawyer” for M&A, Legal500; Leading lawyer, PLC which Lawyer.

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