Byeongnam Lee

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Byeongnam Lee is an advisor specializing in fair trade matters. Previously, Mr. Lee worked at the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) for fifteen years from 2006 to 2020. While working at the KFTC, he was responsible for handling fair trade cases involving large business groups' unfair assistance and gaining of personal profits by fraud, bid rigging for construction contracts, etc., or unfair trade practices in franchise and retail business. Based on such extensive experience, he provides advice on various fair trade issues.

Representative Experience

2020-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2006-2020 Administrative Official, Korea Fair Trade Commission (Competition Policy Bureau, Anti-Monopoly Bureau, Cartel Investigation Bureau, Business Group Bureau, Business Cooperation Bureau, Director General for Planning and Coordination)

Representative Matters

Handled and concluded investigations into large compaines' practices of providing unfair assitance and gaining personal profits
Handled a number of bid riggings for construction contracts, including Incheon Urban Railway Line 2 and main lines of the Korea Gas Corporation
Investigated into unfair trade practices by large retail companies and handled registration and review of information disclosure of franchise business transactions


2006 Chonnam National University (B.S.)

Selected Activities

Prime Minister Award (2013)
Citation (Chairperson of the Korea Fair Trade Commission, 2009-2010, 2014)


2016 Authorized Administrative Agent (Korea)