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Sang Hoon Shin

Firm: Bae Kim & Lee LLC
Country: Korea (South)

Practice Area: Antitrust

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Mr. Sanghoon SHIN, admitted to New York Bar, is a foreign legal advisor of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. He passed the 40th higher civil service examination and began to work with the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) as a public official in February 1998. He worked at the FTC (in International Cooperation Division, Mergers and Acquisitions Team, and Institutional Improvement Planning Task Force), planning and implementing various cases/policies related to fair trade until April 2007. Since joining Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in April 2007, he has advised on various fair trade cases, such as mergers and acquisitions, cartels, unfair trade practices, abuse of dominant market position, and unfair supports. In particular, he has focused on providing foreign companies with legal services related to fair trade. He served as a legal advisor (on fair contents trade) to Korea Creative Content Agency. He enjoys contributing to fair trade journals, and often gives lectures on fair trade at companies, law schools.


Apr.2007–Present - Bae, Kim & Lee, LLC
Apr.2011-Dec.2011 - Legal Advisor on Fair Contents Trade, Korea Creative Content Agency
Apr.2005–Apr.2007 - Deputy Director, Mergers and Acquisitions Team, Korea Fair Trade Commission
2004-2005 - Deputy Director, Institutional Improvement Planning Task Force, Korea Fair Trade Commission
2002-2003 - Government of the District of Columbia (Legal Intern)
1998-2001 - Deputy Director, International Cooperation I Division, Korea Fair Trade Commission
1996 - Passed the 40th Higher Civil Service Examination


2004 - George Washington University Law School (J.D.)
1999 - Seoul National University Graduate School of Administration (Policy Science) corse completion
1997 - Seoul National University (B.A. in Economics)


2005 - New York Bar


- A Case Study on Antitrust Filing and Review System on M&As in Various Jurisdictions (Korean Journal of International Trade and Business Law, Vol. 20 No. 2, Dec.2011)
- Study on Media Market Concentration and Regulation Policy (Co-author, Focusing on U.S., Sep.2010)
- Case Study on SKT’s Acquisition of Hanaro Telecom (Economic Law Case Study, 5th ed., Dec.2008)
- Proving Anti-Competitiveness in the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Case of POSCO’s Abuse of Market-Dominant Position (Co-author, Competition Journal, Mar.2008)
- Legal Issues on the Restructuring to Holding Company System (Co-author, Competition Journal, Jul.2007)

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