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金政谦

金政谦

Senior Foreign Attorney

人员简介

概观

John JungKyum Kim is a senior foreign attorney with over 20 years of legal experience advising leading multinational companies in South Korea and abroad. As the lead international partner for the Insurance & Reinsurance Practice Group, he supports global insurers, reinsurers, producers, policyholders, insured parties and other stakeholders on matters such as the formation and licensing of insurers/reinsurers and related business entities, drafting and negotiating insurance and reinsurance related commercial contracts, outsourcing of information technology and other forms of business delegation, product development and policy wording, marketing and solicitation practices, coverage opinions and disputes, sale and purchase of businesses, transactions between affiliates and subsidiaries, transfers and commutations, international and cross-border sales of insurance/reinsurance, insolvency proceedings, financial accounting (e.g., IFRS-17 and K-ICS), corporate governance, and government relations with governmental agencies and the financial regulators.

Mr. Kim’s experience spans across two decades as a legal professional in various roles at global insurers as in-house counsel and at leading law firms both in New York City and Seoul. He is highly regarded for his extensive experience and expertise in effectively assisting and advising clients on a broad range of insurance/reinsurance concerns and various related corporate law matters. The combined exposure while working within the insurance company environment and as a legal counselor allows him to have a strong understanding of his clients’ business models, strategic concerns and overall commercial objectives to dovetail the law with business and to allow him to formulate creative solutions.

Mr. Kim’s law practice also extends to a number of other industries and legal disciplines including dispute resolution in litigation and arbitration matters, regulatory compliance, employment/labor law, banking and finance, healthcare, hotels/resorts and casinos, technology, entertainment and media, tourism and transportation. He has also been involved in governmental relations and policy support for his clients such as “leveling the playing field” matters and participated in the negotiations for the US-Korea FTA, EU-Korea FTA and the UK-Korea FTA as a result of BREXIT.

Presently, Mr. Kim is an Executive Committee Member of the British Chamber of Commerce of Korea, serves as a Co-Chair of the Insurance Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce of Korea, and is a key Insurance Committee member of the International Bar Association. He has also published various legal publications and authored books for Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, The Law Review and the International Comparative Legal Guide and has lectured and presented in various forums including at the Annual Meetings for the International Bar Association.

教育背景
  • 2009Korea Insurance Institute
  • 1996University of Illinois at Chicago, The John Marshall Law School (J.D. in Law)
  • 1990Hamilton College (B.A in Biology)
工作经历
  • 2020-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2017-2020Lee & Ko, Foreign Attorney and Co-Head of Insurance Team
  • 2010-2017Kim & Chang, Senior Foreign Attorney
  • 2009-2010Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd., Senior Associate Counsel
  • 2005-2008American International Group, New York, NY, Assistant General Counsel
  • 2004-2005Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., New York, NY, Legal Counsel, State Relations and Compliance Officer
  • 1998-2004Reliance Insurance Company, New York, NY, Assistant Vice President & Assistant General Counsel
  • 1996-1998Squadron, Ellenoff, Plesent & Sheinfeld LLP, New York, NY, Associate
Professional Affiliations
  • 2019-PresentInternational Bar Association, Key Member of the Insurance Committee
  • 2019-PresentAmerican Chamber of Commerce in Korea, Co-Chair of the Insurance Committee
  • 2017-PresentBritish Chamber of Commerce in Korea, Trustee and Executive Board Member
资格
  • 2004Pennsylvania
  • 1997New York
  • 1996New Jersey
所屬
  • Pennsylvania State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
语言

Korean, English

主要活动

执行过的主要业务
Pro Bono
  • Women in Business Committee for the British Chamber of Commerce (2019-Present)
  • SunDukWon Orphanage for Girls - English as Second Language Volunteer Teacher (2019-Present)
  • Wilhelm C. Vis Int'l Commercial Arbitration Moot - Seoul National University Team Coach/Ewha Women’s University Team Coach (2012, 2018-2020)
  • Foreign Direct Investment International Moot Competition - Seoul National University Team Coach (2018, 2019)
  • Sungbuk-gu Children's Center - English as Second Language Volunteer Teacher (2013-2015)
专著
  • AML and CFT Compliance in South Korea for Financial Institutions, Cryptocurrencies and NFTs, Anti-Money Laundering 2022, ICLG (co-authored)
  • COVID-19: Business Interruption Coverage and Force Majeure (AMCHAM and BCCK, 2020)
  • Insurance & Reinsurance 2020 (9th Edition, International Comparative Legal Guide, 2020)
  • Insurance Disputes Law Review (The Law Review, 2020)
  • Insurance & Reinsurance (Chambers Global Practice Guide with Simon Cooper of Ince, 2020)
  • Trends & Developments in Insurance & Reinsurance (Chambers & Partners, 2019)
  • Insurance Disputes for South Korea (Law Review, 2019)
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Comparative Guide, Legal 500, and In House Lawyer (2019)
  • Trends in M&A: Warranty & Indemnity Insurance Products (International Bar Association, 2019)
  • Insolvency of Insurers, To Big To Fail (International Bar Association, 2019)
  • Perspectives on Youth Unemployment in Korea – Ewha Woman’s University, Center for Corporate Global Responsibility Magazine (Volume 1, Issue 1, 2017)
  • eTBS Prime Time Radio Show on FM 96, Legal Commentator (2015-2016)
  • European Lawyer Reference – Gaming Law (Second Edition), Republic of Korea (Thomson Reuters, 2014)
  • Korean Insurance Law, Contributor (Insurance & Reinsurance Law Review, 2013)
  • Insurance Regulation in Korea by Professor Sung Nam Lee, Researcher (2013)
  • Anti-Money Laundering in Korea (Thomson Reuters, 2011)
  • Franchise Termination and Nonrenewal by Professor Robert J. Nye, Researcher (John Marshall Law Review, 1996)

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