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Joon Hyug Chung

Joon Hyug Chung

Job title
Assistant Professor
South Korea
Current employer
Seoul National University School of Law

Professor Chung is an assistant professor at Seoul National University (SNU) School of Law. He practiced M&A before joining the academia, and was acknowledged as a leading lawyer in Korea by Chambers Global, Legal500, and IFLR. He was selected as “40 under 40” by Asian Legal Business and “Lawyer of the Year” in M&A by Legal Times. His research area includes corporate governance, M&A, private equity and venture capital, ESG and fintech regulations. 

He regularly advises the Korean government on corporate law, financial regulation and competition law. He serves as a member of the Council on Financial Industry Development of Financial Services Commission (financial authority of the Korean Government), board member of the Clearing and Settlement Committee of Korea Exchange, head of Financial Law Program at the SNU Center for Financial Law and statutory auditor of Seoul Techno Holdings, a venture capital of SNU. Professor Chung received his LL.B., Master of Laws, and Ph.D. from SNU, and LL.M. from Columbia University. 

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