Juho YOON

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-6542
  • F. +82-2-3404-7308
  • E. juho.yoon@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Juho Yoon focuses his practice on disputes relating to the areas involving new technologies, with a particular focus on broadcasting communications, privacy compliance, e-commerce, block chain, fintech, and AI.

Mr. Yoon also has extensive experience in advising and litigating on matters concerning abolition of KT 2G, damages regarding network neutrality, M&A between broadcasting business entity and telecommunications business entity, privacy infringement by telecommunications business entities and financial companies, compliance with privacy by general companies, establishment of e-commerce websites and consumer protection, response to the domestic restructions applicable to virtual asset business entities, electronic finance and credit information protection including licensing of MyData business entities, and establishment of AI guides. In addition, he is also participating in a number of research groups led by National Information Society Agency and Financial Security Institute.

Representative Experience

2009-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2006-2009 Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army
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2018-Present Civilian Committee Member, Cyber Security Expert Group, Korea Internet & Security Agency

Representative Matters

Advised Company A on amendment of global privacy policy and general terms and conditions for its application
Advised Company B on establishment of global privacy policy and general terms and conditions to release an application
Advised Companies C and CA and Public Corporation CB on domestic and GDPR compliance
Advised fintech business entities on licensing for MyData business
Represented Company D in a civil lawsuit involving privacy infringement
Advised Company A on amendment of global privacy policy and general terms and conditions for its application
Advised Company B on establishment of global privacy policy and general terms and conditions to release an application
Advised Companies C and CA and Public Corporation CB on domestic and GDPR compliance
Advised fintech business entities on licensing for MyData business
Represented Company D in a civil lawsuit involving privacy infringement
Reviewed API contract between MyData business entities and individual financial institutions
Reviewed authentication methods for API connection for individual financial institutions
Reviewed fintech companies' application forms for innovative financial services
Reviewed proposals for regulatory innovation relating to the amendment bill for the Credit Information Use and Protection Act
Represented Company E in the damages cases involving network neutrality
Advised Company F on response to the Korea Communications Commission's sanction for prohibited acts
Reviewed credit card companies' use of franchisee information
Reviewed sale of card business (including transfer of private credit information)
Advised a client on the bill to prohibit the processing of resident registration numbers
Advised G Bank and GA Guarantee on their response in connection with prohibition of the processing of resident registration numbers
Advised a card company on the use of family card members' information
Reviewed the possibility of using corporate card information for audit purposes
Advised on the scope of liability of the company entrusted by a fire insurance company in the event of privacy infringement
Advised on the use of open API and open banking service in the banking industry
Advised a card company on response to the Financial Services Commission's sanction regarding excessive provision of credit information
Reviewed leakage of private credit information resulting from erroneous delivery of (e-)mails
Advised a card company in a criminal case involving leakage of credit card information
Advised Companies H and HA on differences between GDPR and domestic privacy laws
Advised Company I on response to privacy infringement
Advised Company J on Korea's privacy policy and location-based service
Advised Company K on collection of smart TV information
Advised and represented Company L in the response to 2G abolishment and administrative litigation
Represented Company M in a civil dispute involving SI
Advised Company N on response to the Korea Communications Commission in connection with leakage of location information
Advised Company O and OA Card Company on delay of opening the next-generation system
Advised Company P on a dispute involving establishment and development of the next-generation system in the financial industry

Education

2016 University of Washington School of Law (LL.M.)
2006 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
2001 Seoul National University (B.A.)

Selected Activities

Publications
Legal Framework for MyData type services in financial sector, Journal of Law & Economic Regulation Vol. 13 No. 1 (Serial No. 25), pp. 148-153 (The Law Research Institute Seoul National University, 2020)
Legal Issues regarding Use of Big Data, BFL No. 93, pp. 40-59 (Seoul National University Center for Financial Law, 2019)
Commentary on the Seoul High Court's Ruling on Regulatory Authority's imposition of administrative fine for personal data leak, Journal of Law & Economic Regulation Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 373-377 (Seoul National University Center for Law & Public Utilities, 2018)
Commentary on the Supreme Court's Ruling on Disclosure of the Carrier's Costs and Pricing Information, Journal of Law & Economic Regulation Vol. 11 No. 1, pp. 175-183 (Seoul National University Center for Law & Public Utilities, 2018)
Recent Regulatory Issues and Overseas Cases regarding Cryptocurrency Transactions, KISO Journal No. 29 (Korea Internet Self-governance Organization, 2017)
Commentary on the Seoul Administrative Court's Ruling on the Prohibition of Acts Undermining Telecommunications Users' Interests under the Telecommunications Business Act, Journal of Law & Economic Regulation Vol. 10 No. 2, pp. 367-373 (Seoul National University Center for Law & Public Utilities, 2017)
Commentary on the Seoul Central District Court's Ruling on the Restriction on MVoIP Services vased by Contract, Journal of Law & Economic Regulation Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 169-175 (Seoul National University Center for Law & Public Utilities, 2015)
Commentary on the Seoul High Court's Ruling on the Degree of Notification Necessary to Obtain the Data Subject's Consent for the Management of Datat, Journal of Law & Economic Regulation Vol. 7 No. 2, pp. 209-217 (Seoul National University Center for Law & Public Utilities, 2014)
Most Recent Decisions of the Korea Communications Commission, Journal of Law & Economic Regulation Vol. 7 No. 1, pp. 244-255 (Seoul National University Center for Law & Public Utilities, 2014)

Qualifications

2017 Illinois
2009 Certified Tax Consultuant (Korea)
2006 Korea

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