Youngsam Kim

  • Senior Advisor
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  • F. +82-2-3404-7305
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Youngsam Kim's main practice focuses on the advices on investigations on unfair transaction in the capital market, public disclosure and issuance, corporate financing and irregularity.

For about 20 years from 1990, Mr. Kim worked at International Affairs Department, Accounting Supervision Department, Corporate Posting Department, Securities Examination Department, and Asset Management Examination Department of the Financial Supervisory Service. He also worked at Investigation Department, Investigation Coordination Department, Special Investigation Department, Posting Investigation Office, and Investigation & Planning Section (of the Financial Services Commission), all of which were dedicated to investigate unfair trade activities on the capital market, and served as a chief of Special Investigation Team. Based on his service, he has gained a broad range of experience and expertise in investigating unfair trade activities, such as inspections of undisclosed information use, market price manipulation, corporate disclosure and accounting fraud.

Representative Experience

2010-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2009-2010 Head, Special Investigation Team, Capital Market Investigation Department, Financial Supervisory Service
2007-2009 Senior member, Capital Market Investigation Division, and Head, Capital Market Investigation Team, Financial Supervisory Service
2000-2007 Disclosure Review Office, Securities Examination Office, and Investigation Coordination Department, Financial Supervisory Service; Special judicial police, Investigation Planning Division, Financial Services Commission
2000 Trained in unfair transaction investigation, U.S. (SEC) and Australia (ASIC)
1994-2000 Disclosure Supervision Division, Accounting Supervision Division, and Asset Management Examination Division, Securities Supervisory Board


2006 University of Illinois (M.A.)
1990 Korea University (B.A.)

Selected Activities

Case-based Securities Crime Theory (Co-author, Hyungseul Publishing, 2012)