Seminar Details

This two-hour seminar offers an in-depth exploration of vital themes in regulatory and tax compliance and risk management, with a specific focus on the business landscape in Korea.

Key topics to be covered include:

  • Strategies for responding to government investigations, with particular emphasis on dawn raid;
  • Conducting internal investigations with recommended follow-up measures;
  • Responding to new challenges in labor and employment law;
  • Navigating the complexities of data protection and cybersecurity;
  • Tax audit and transfer pricing strategies; and
  • Developing defense strategies for white-collar crimes, including aspects of extradition and mutual legal assistance (MLA).

The seminar will also provide valuable insight into key regulatory and political issues stemming from Korea's General Election, scheduled to take place on April 10, 2024.


10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Registration & Networking
10:15 AM - 10:20 AM
Opening Remarks
10:20 AM - 10:40 AM
Session 1. Labor and Employment
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 2. Data Protection and Cyber Security
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Coffee Break
11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Session 3. White-Collar Defense and Government Investigations
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 4. Tax Audit & Transfer Pricing Strategies
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Luncheon & Networking


  • Jeremy Everett (Moderator) (Senior C.P.A (International Tax))

    Jeremy Everett (Moderator)

    Senior C.P.A (International Tax)

    Jeremy Everett is a senior tax advisor in Yulchon’s International Tax Team. He has lived in Korea for 26 years and has been advising foreign and Korean companies on tax matters since 1994. Mr. Everett has extensive experience assisting a wide range of industrial and financial service clients with tax audits & dispute resolution, mergers & acquisitions, tax planning and effective tax rate optimization. Mr. Everett has not only played the role of tax advisor but has also led two of the largest corporate tax departments in Korea. Mr. Everett was the first foreigner to serve as the global head of tax for a Korean conglomerate (Doosan Group) and also formed and led GE’s tax team in Korea.

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  • Hee Woong Yoon (Managing Partner)

    Hee Woong Yoon

    Managing Partner

    Hee Woong Yoon is a Managing Partner of Yulchon. Prior to this leadership role, he served as the Head of Yulchon’s Corporate & Finance Practice. Mr. Yoon focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance and has represented many leading Korean and global companies, including KTB Investment & Securities, MBK Partners, KT, Hanwha Group, Lotte Shopping, IMM Private Equity, Hyundai Motor Group, Loreal and Delta Air Lines. Widely acknowledged for his expertise in corporate practice, in 2019 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific ranked Mr. Yoon as an Eminent Practitioner, and IFLR1000 2019 also recognized him as a highly-regarded lawyer in three categories, including Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, and Banking & Finance.

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  • Jung Woo Lee (Partner (Labor & Employment))

    Jung Woo Lee

    Partner (Labor & Employment)

    Jungwoo Lee is a partner at Yulchon LLC who practices primarily in the areas of Corporate & Finance and Labor & Employment. His practice area focuses on advisory services including labor relations strategy, personnel management, regulatory compliance (including internal investigations) and litigation services pertaining to employment-related matters. In particular, Mr. Lee’s experiences of living abroad, being seconded to a Japanese law firm and obtaining a U.S. CPA license has facilitated his deep understanding of differences in corporate cultures, which has allowed him to be an effective counselor to various multinational corporate clients. Mr. Lee graduated from Seoul National University College of Law in 2005 and completed his judicial training with the 37th class of the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court in 2008.

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  • Doil Son (Partner (Head of IP & Technology))

    Doil Son

    Partner (Head of IP & Technology)

    Doil Son is the Head of the IP & Technology Practice of Yulchon LLC. His experience is focused on Mergers & Acquisitions, Information Communication Technology (ICT), Telecom and Media, Data Privacy and Cyber Security including Trade Secret Protection as well as crisis management.He represented leading multinational and local e-commerce companies and financial institutions for their ICT businesses involving artificial intelligence, big data, data privacy, cyber security, cryptocurrency, metaverse, fintech, and healthtech. He often goes to regulatory agencies and courts to defend his clients in ICT and data privacy compliance cases. He also represented his clients in major data breach cases, including the biggest data breach case in Korean history which occurred in 2014 where over 100 million users of three credit card companies were affected. In addition, he also represented his clients in various trade secret violation cases and internal investigation cases. He frequently lectures on ICT issues concerning data privacy, artificial intelligence, fintech, and healthtech in various conferences held by the International Bar Association, Inter-Pacific Bar Association, and Korean government agencies.Mr. Son has a B.A. in political science from the Seoul National University and an L.L.M. from UCLA School of Law (2002). He joined Yulchon as a partner in 2012, after serving as a judge at Kwangju District Court for two years from 1996 to 1998, and working at other major Korean law firms.Mr. Son established his international network by serving as the Vice President for International Relations of the Korean Bar Association from 2012 to 2013, and currently serving as the Senior Vice-Chair of the Technology Law Committee of the International Bar Association and Co-Chair of the TMT Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association.Mr. Son’s 2011 book Sovereign Wealth War illustrates the dynamics of various sovereign wealth funds that are now the key sources of global funding.

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  • Sun Hee Kim (Partner (Data & Technology))

    Sun Hee Kim

    Partner (Data & Technology)

    Sun Hee Kim is a partner at Yulchon who focuses her practice on data protection, e-commerce, ICT and Fintech. She also has extensive experience in cross-border M&As. Sun Hee’s data protection practice includes advising clients on cross-border data transfers, data management strategies, responding to data breach incidents, data protection trainings, and data related compliance projects, litigations, and investigations. Sun Hee also advises on data protection issues in the context of M&A transactions, such as conducting due diligence on the target companies, and assisting with post-merger integrations. Sun Hee also actively advises both domestic and global companies in the e-commerce, ICT and Fintech sectors, on their launching and expanding their businesses in Korea. Sun Hee is actively involved in the International Bar Association as an Officer of IBA’s Asia Pacific Regional Forum, and regularly speaks at various conferences and seminars on ICT and data privacy issues. Sun Hee is also the Co-Chair of AMCHAM’s ICT Committee.

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  • Wook Jin Rha (Partner (Global White-Collar Defense))

    Wook Jin Rha

    Partner (Global White-Collar Defense)

    Wook Jin Rha is a partner at Yulchon LLC. Mr. Rha received an LL.B. and LL.M. from Korea University and an LL.M. from Columbia Law School. He started his career as a prosecutor in 2004 and has served for nearly 20 years, being in charge of numerous criminal cases involving cryptocurrency, customs/foreign exchange/immigration, and corporate/white collar matters. He also accumulated expertise and experience in the fields of international crime, international legal affairs, international arbitration, defense industry/acquisition, most notably through his experience as the former Director of the International Crime Investigation Department at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office, the Director/Prosecutor at the International Criminal Affairs Division and International Legal Affairs Division at the Ministry of Justice, and as the Director for Legal Affairs at the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA). He left the Prosecution Service in September 2023 to join Yulchon.

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  • Yong Whan Choi (Partner (International Tax))

    Yong Whan Choi

    Partner (International Tax)

    Yong Whan Choi is the Co-Head of Yulchon’s International Tax Team and a Partner of the Japan Team. Mr. Choi obtained his LL.M. specializing in International Tax Studies from New York University and his Ph.D. from Yonsei University. Having also worked at a Japanese law firm while on secondment, Mr. Choi has extensive experience in advising multinational corporations on their tax issues in the U.S. and Japan. In particular, Mr. Choi has successfully advised numerous multinational corporations in not only the traditional industries such as the semiconductor, automobile and chemical industries, but also the platform and ICT industries (e.g., cloud, e-commerce), in relation to transfer pricing, permanent establishment, beneficial ownership, withholding tax, and restructuring issues, and also successfully represented these corporations before the Tax Tribunal and the Korean courts. In addition, Mr. Choi has advised various foreign investment funds and domestic corporations in cross-border transactions and further represented them before the Tax Tribunal and the Korean courts. As a member of Yulchon’s Japan Team, Mr. Choi has advised both Japanese and Korean corporations in the semiconductor, automobile and platform industries with regard to their inbound and outbound transactions.

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  • Kyu Dong Kim (Senior C.P.A. (International Tax))

    Kyu Dong Kim

    Senior C.P.A. (International Tax)

    Kyu Dong Kim is a Senior C.P.A. at Yulchon who primarily focuses on international tax matters. He is a senior tax partner and serves as a co-leader of Yulchon’s international tax practice. Before joining Yulchon, Mr. Kim worked at Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2000 to 2005, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP London as a senior manager from 2005 to 2008, and Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers as a director from 2008 to 2011. He has built up extensive knowledge and experience dealing with the challenging tax issues of multi-national corporations’ cross border transactions and their Korean operations, in particular foreign information, communication, technology companies and financial services companies. Also, he has specialized in structuring overseas funds investing in Korea and Korean companies investing overseas. He is a director of the Korean branch of International Fiscal Association and serves as a member (tax advisor) of the two investment committees of National Pension Fund.

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