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Ho Sang Yoon

Ho Sang Yoon

Partner
Introduction

Mr. Yoon Ho-sang is currently a partner at Shin & Kim whose main areas of work are personal information, broadcasting and communications, IT, and general corporate legal affairs.

After passing the bar exam, Mr. Yoon worked at the Korea Communications Commission and was in charge of enacting, amending, improving systems, and interpreting laws related to personal information, broadcasting, and communications, and even after joining Shin & Kim, he has gained extensive experience by handling various cases based on his experience in the government. He has been providing legislative consulting and advice on investigation cases, compliance, etc. on behalf of various domestic and foreign companies in the ICT field, and has also participated in policy drafting, institutional improvement, and legislative drafting by relevant ministries such as the Korea Communications Commission, the Personal Information Protection Commission, and the Ministry of Science and ICT.

Mr. Yoon graduated from the College of Law of Korea University and the Graduate School of Law of the same University and passed the 5th Bar Examination. Before joining Shin & Kim, Mr. Yoon worked as a public-service advocate at the Korea Communications Commission and the Korea Workers' Compensation and Welfare Service.

Mr. Yoon is specialized in the ICT field, such as personal information, broadcasting, and communications, and provides various advice. Currently, the Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) is a member of various legal and institutional improvement research teams from relevant ministries, including pseudonymized information experts, government innovation advisory member of the Korea Communications Commission, and as the research member of improvement of various laws and regulations and institutions under the Personal Information Protection Commission, and the Ministry of Science and ICT. In particular, the committee was recognized for its contributions in providing various advice and actively participating in the committee’s prevention of and response to personal information infringement incidents, and received a commendation from the Chairman of the Personal Information Protection Commission, who is in charge of establishing and investigating personal information-related policies.

Areas of Expertise
Professional Career
  • 2023-PresentMember, Personal Information Protection Commission and Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) Technical Forum
  • 2023-PresentMember, Appropriateness Evaluation Committee for Data Specialized Institutions, Samsung Card, Shinhan Card and LG CNS
  • 2023-PresentIntegrity Citizens' Inspector, Korea Association for ICT Promotion (KAIT)
  • 2023-PresentMember, Communication Dispute Resolution Committee, Korea Communications Commission
  • 2023-PresentMember, Government Innovation Advisory Group, Korea Communications Commission
  • 2022-2023Member, Personal Information Policy Advisory Unit, Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)
  • 2022-PresentDeliberation Member of designating specialized agency for combining pseudonym information, Ministry of Science and ICT, Personal Information Protection Commission
  • 2021Examiner for permitting and licensing personal location information business in Korea Communications Commission
  • 2021-PresentPseudonymous information expert, Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)
  • 2021Commissioner, Public Institution Personal Information Management Standard Review Committee, Personal Information Protection Commission
  • 2019-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2018-2019Public-Service Judge Advocate, Korea Workers’ Compensation & Welfare Service
  • 2016-2018Public-Service Judge Advocate, Korea Communications Commission
Education
  • 2013-2016Korea University, School of Law (J.D.)
  • 2006-2013Korea University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Bar Admissions
  • 2016Korea
Memberships
  • Korean Bar Association
Languages

Korean, English

Awards
  • 2022Commendation from Chairman of the Personal Information Protection Commission (Personal Information Protection Contribution)

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