Kye Sung Chung is a senior attorney and is the chair of the Finance Department at Kim & Chang.
He has been with the firm since 1976, and his practice focuses on banking regulations, corporate finance, securities law matters, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Chung has extensive transactional experience, representing publicly and privately-held multinational and Korean companies in cross-border acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, securities offerings and financings. In addition, he advises foreign and domestic clients on commercial banking and investment banking issues, including regulatory matters.
Over the years, Mr. Chung has served as a member of various committees, including International Financial Center Promotion Committee of the Financial Services Commission (2008-2010), Financial Industry Development Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Finance and Economy (1996-2006), and Industrial Deregulation Review Committee of the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (1993-1997). He was also an auditor of Korean Institute of Directors (2002-2004) and an incorporator of the Financial Supervisory Service (1998).
Mr. Chung has published numerous articles on various financing and corporate matters, including regulation of foreign banks, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and insider dealing regulation.
Mr. Chung received his B.A. in law from Seoul National University. He is a member of the Bar of the Republic of Korea.