2018. 2. 26. American Lawyers in Korea Networking Seminar: "Contribution of American Lawyers for Society and Legal Education in Korea"

February 26, 2018

 

On Feb. 26th, 2018, American Law Center held a  seminar for U.S. licensed attorneys practicing in Korea titled "Contribution of American Lawyers for Society and Legal Education in Korea" in order to build and broaden networks among U.S. licensed lawyers in Korea.

 

 

Welcoming Remarks - Kyungsin Park, Executive Director (KU American Law Center)

Congratulatory Remarks - Daehee Lee, Associate Dean (KU School of Law)

Introducing American Law Center - Seyoung Nam, Research Fellow (KU American Law Center)

 

 

TOPIC 1: Contribution of American Lawyers

for Corporation & Finance Practice in Korea

 

Panelist & Moderator: Kyungsin Park, Executive Director (KU American Law Center)

 

Panelists

John H. Choi (SHIN & KIM)

○ Asian Financial Crisis and American Lawyers

- Transformation of Korean Firms

- Transformation of Legal Service and Legal Service Standard

 

Johneth Chongseo Park (Sheppard Mullin)

○ Business Judgment Rule

○ Securities Offering Public Disclosure System

 

 

TOPIC 2: Contribution of American Lawyers 

for Public Interests & Human Rights in Korea

 

Panelist & Moderator: Kyungsin Park, Executive Director (KU American Law Center)

 

Panelists

Shinyoung Chung (Advocates for Public Interest Law)

○ Addressing Domestic Human Rights Issues through the International Human Rights Mechanism

 

Jiyong Kim (Gonggam Human Rights Law Foundation)

○ Unsealing closed adoption papers

○ Returning to the US after deportation

 

 

TOPIC 3: Contribution of American Lawyers

for Society & Legal Education in Korea

 

Moderator: Kyungsin Park, Executive Director (KU American Law Center)

○ Floor Discussion 

 

Suggested opinions from the floor for American Law Center:

○ Develop a program to get access to legal database such as Westlaw/ LexisNexis for in-house counsels 

○ Operate a community to seek advice when contemplating contracts or preparing for negotiations

○ Institute separate committees in American Law Center for US lawyers to study a certain area of law of one's particular interests

○ Hold seminars on various issues such as IP, engineering, or biotech

○ Make Korean Law Courses in KU law school for US attorneys

 

 

01_미국법센터 소개

 

02_최중혁 변호사 발제

 

04_정신영 변호사 발제

 

05_김지용 변호사 발제

 

 

 

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