Sang Man Kim

Sang Man Kim




Mr. Sang Man Kim is a partner at Shin & Kim. Mr. Kim's practice areas include regulatory advice on finance-related laws, domestic and cross-border capital market transactions, asset management, derivatives and project finance. Mr. Kim has been involved in many significant domestic and cross-border capital market transactions and restructuring. Mr. Kim also specializes in asset management area and derivatives.

Mr. Kim worked as an international associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York from 2000 to 2001.

  • 1999-2000New York University School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 1985-1989Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Professional Career
  • 2018.12-PresentMember, Derivatives Market Development Committee, Korea Exchange
  • 2015-PresentMember, Statutory Interpretation Deliberation Committee, Financial Services Commission
  • 2013-PresentMember, COFIX Management Committee, Korea Federation of Banks
  • 2009-2011Member, KOSPI Market Disclosure & Listing Committee, Korea Exchange
  • 2006-2007Member, Committee for Financial Development, Ministry of Finance and Economy
  • 2000-2001International Associate, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York
  • 1991-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 1989-1991Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 1991Korea
  • Korean Bar Association
  • International Swaps and Derivative Association (ISDA)[2008]

Korean, English

Professional Activities

  • Practical Issues and Problems regarding Prohibition of Granting Pecuniary Benefit for Exercise of Shareholders’ Rights, BFL, Center for Financial Law, Seoul National University, 2017 (co-authored)
  • Definition of Financial Investment Product, BFL, Center for Financial Law, Seoul National University, 2013
  • New OTC derivative product approval, IFLR1000 2011 Edition, November 2010
  • Issuance of Securities in Korea by Foreign Issuers, BFL, Center for Financial Law, Seoul National University, 2010
  • Getting the Deal Through-Securities Finance 2007-Korea
  • Legal Issues on the Book-Entry Registration of Debt Securities, Korea Securities Depository, 1997
Awards and Recognitions
  • 2013Commendation of Chairman of Financial Services Commission, 18th Award of Financial Support to Small and Medium Business
Professional Accolades
  • "Leading Individual" for Capital Markets, Chambers Global, 2015(Band1), 2016-2021(Eminent Practitioner)
  • "Leading Individual" for Capital Markets, Chambers Asia, 2011-2015(Band1), 2016-2021(Eminent Practitioner)
  • "Leading Lawyer” for Banking and Finance and Capital Markets, IFLR1000, 2011-2021
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Capital Markets, Asialaw Profiles, 2021
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for Capital Markets, Legal500, 2014, 2017, 2019
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Securities and Finance, Legal Times, 2017, 2019
  • "External Counsel of the Year 2009" by the Asian legal business magazine Asian-Counsel


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