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Establishment of a first joint-venture electric vehicle battery cell production plant in Indonesia by LG Energy Solution and Hyundai Motor
BKL Legal UpdateRECENT PROPOSED CHANGES TO KOREA’S M&A RULES AND THE KFTC’S ORGANIZATION2022-11-23
BKL Legal UpdatePROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO KOREAN TAX LAWS: INTRODUCTION OF SPECIAL TAX TREATMENT ON FOREIGN FLOW-THROUGH ENTITIES TO ELIMINATE HYBRID MISMATCH ARISING FROM REVERSE HYBRID ENTITIES2022-11-09
BKL Legal UpdateFINANCIAL REGULATORY AUTHORITIES TO STRENGTHEN INVESTIGATION, EXAMINATION AND PUNISHMENT OF ILLEGAL SHORT SELLING ACTIVITIES2022-10-26
BKL Legal UpdateAppointment of the New KFTC Chairperson: Implications on Antitrust Enforcement in Korea2022-09-16
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Ki Joong Kang and Hangil Lee Recognized by ALB
BKL partner Kijoong Kang and Hangil Lee have recently been selected as one of the “Asia’s Top 15 Litigators 2022” and one of the “ALB Asia 40 Under 40 2022” respectively by Asian Legal Business (“ALB”). ALB said it highly appreciated the experience and expertise of the two lawyers.
Bae, Kim & Lee LLC wins 'South Korea Firm of the Year' at the Women in Business Law APAC Awards 2022.
BKL was honored with “South Korea Firm of the Year” at the Women in Business Law APAC Awards 2022, in recognition of the firm’s women-friendly welfare system, including ▲ adjustment of commuting hours during pregnancy, ▲ reduction of working hours for pregnant women, and ▲ operation of a resting space exclusively for women. In addition, BKL has implemented the mentoring program and regularly holds the Women Professionals Forum to strengthen networking among women professionals and enhance their competitiveness. Jurisdiction awards recognize law firms that are outstanding role models in promoting initiatives and programs to support and encourage women and diversity within the industry.
BKL Partner Oh-ryung LEE Selected as the Commended External Counsel of the Year by In-House Community
BKL Partner Oh-ryung Lee was selected as the Commended External Counsel of the Year at the Counsel of the Year Awards for 2021 hosted by In-House Community, a legal professional media in Asia, Middle East, and Africa.
BKL listed in World’s Top 100 International Arbitration Law Firm
BKL is named as one of the world’s leading 100 International Arbitration practices in “GAR 100” list published by Global Arbitration Review.
Foreign Attorney Brandon Bang selected as one of the ALB Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers 2022
BKL’s foreign attorney Brandon Bang (New Zealand, New York) has been named among “Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers 2022” by Asian Legal Business (ALB).
BKL’s 25 professionals were listed in Who’s Who Legal: Korea 2022
BKL’s 25 professionals including attorneys, patent attorneys, and of counsel, were selected as national “Leading Practitioners” for the annual research conducted by UK-based Who’s Who Legal (“WWL”) which lists outstanding individuals in legal area for each jurisdiction. The research is based on the survey responded by a significant number of lawyers, clients, or any other professionals in the field of law.
Ji Yeon Park featured in GDR’s Women in Data, for the first time in Korea
Ji Yeon Park, partner of BKL, has been named Global Data Review’s (GDR) “Women in Data 2022”.
BKL named ALB Employer of Choice for 14 consecutive years
BKL has been named Employer of Choice for the 14th consecutive year by Asian Legal Business (ALB). This award is meaningful in that the results are based on the responses of lawyers and law firm employees.
Hyunjung Kim named as Rising Star of the Year at the IFLR APAC Awards 2022
On March 17, during the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2022 ceremony, a “Rising Star of the Year” award was granted to Attorney Hyunjung Kim of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (“BKL”). It is for two consecutive years that BKL’s associates have received the award, as its Attorney Youngjin Ha had done so last year. This achievement shows not only that BKL has an overwhelming presence in the field of providing legal advice on capital markets, but also that BKL’s junior associates have been built up into a significantly powerful group.
Tony Dongwook Kang named as One of ‘ALB Asia’s Top 15 Litigators’ for 2 Consecutive Years.
Tony Dongwook KANG, a partner and head of the International Arbitration and Litigation Group at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC ("BKL"), has been selected as one of 'Asia's Top 15 Litigators 2022' for two years in a row by the Asian Legal Business (“ALB”). Asia’s Top 15 Litigators are selected, among lawyers practicing in Asia, in consideration of litigation achievements, peer assessment, and client assessment.
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