Se Yeong IM

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-7640
  • F. +82-2-3404-7305
  • E. seyeong.im@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Se Yeong Im mainly focuses his practice on M&A and restructuring of financial institutions, corporate M&A and financial regulation. Mr. Im earned his J.D. from Yonsei University Law School and was admitted to the Korean Bar. Serving as a judge advocate of the Republic of Korea Army for three years, he joined Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2015.

Representative Experience

2015-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2012-2015 Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army

Representative Matters

Advised Hana Financial Group on its establishment of Open API system
Advised KEB Hana Bank on its establishment of the Global Loyalty Network
Advised Kakaobank consortium on its establishment of an internet-only bank and acquisition of banking license
Advised Shinhan Financial Group on its establishment of the matrix system
Advised VIG Partners on its sale of Samyang Optics
Advised Hana Financial Group on its establishment of Open API system
Advised KEB Hana Bank on its establishment of the Global Loyalty Network
Advised Kakaobank consortium on its establishment of an internet-only bank and acquisition of banking license
Advised Shinhan Financial Group on its establishment of the matrix system
Advised VIG Partners on its sale of Samyang Optics
Advised Hana Financial Group on its acquisition of The K Insurance

Education

2012 Yonsei University Law School (J.D.)
2008 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (B.S.)

Selected Activities

Publications
IFLR Asia-Pacific FinTech Special Focus - The Digital Way (Co-author, IFLR, 2017)
Challenges of Cryptocurrencies under Financial Laws, BFL Vol. 85, pp. 31-44 (Co-author, Seoul National University Center for Financial Law, 2017)

Qualifications

2012 Korea