"The quality of legal service is very good and the hourly rates are reasonable. Specifically, the firm's immediate response to our needs is the reason why I want to continue working with it."
BKL has a proven track record and extensive experience advising clients in the asset management industry and provides comprehensive legal services in relation to all aspects of asset management business.
The asset management business is heavily regulated in Korea and is significantly impacted by laws and regulations such as the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act as well as the regulatory policies of the Financial Services Commission and the Financial Supervisory Service. BKL’s Finance Group provides tailored advice to both onshore and offshore funds based on expert knowledge of relevant regulatory frameworks and policies and comprehensive experience in responding to actions by supervisory authorities.
We advise clients on all stages of asset management and collective investments, including the establishment of and procurement of licenses for investment advisory business entities and discretionary investment management business entities, fund formation and registration, fund management as well as dispositions and liquidations of fund assets. Our Finance Group focuses on drawing from our extensive experience and providing optimal advice designed to protect client interests and minimize their legal risks to the fullest extent possible. Likewise, we draw from our established expertise to assist our clients in legal disputes that arise in relation to a wide range of products and transactions such as possible product misselling and other cases related to fund investments.
In recent years, an increasing number of Korean financial institutions and institutional investors are investing in overseas funds or trading with overseas managers. BKL has extensive experience working with overseas fund managers and advising on overseas investments and is uniquely positioned to provide each market participant with customized advice throughout the process.
Eui Jong (EJ) CHUNGAttorneyT. +82-2-3404-0139
Young-Joon CHOAttorneyT. +82-2-3404-0144
Ho Jin KIMAttorneyT. +82-2-3404-0695
Tongeun KIMForeign AttorneyT. +82-2-3404-0256
Chris KimForeign AttorneyT. +82-2-3404-0291
Seung Il HONGAttorneyT. +82-2-3404-6567
Dongwook KANGAttorneyT. +82-2-3404-6538
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