Jungok Yun

Jungok Yun







Practice Area

  • M&A, domestic and cross-border investment, corporate governance, shareholder/management disputes, venture capital, startup and emerging companies, joint ventures, securities, fintech, insurance, project finance


  • 2006 Korea


  • 2016 University of Southern California Gould School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 2007 Seoul National University


Korean, English

Jungok is a partner of SEUM and focused his practice on corporate, finance and capital markets matters, including domestic and cross-border investment, mergers and acquisitions, asset-backed securitization (ABS), project finance, syndication, fintech, startup and insurance matters. 

Prior to SEUM, Jungok worked in one of Korea’s leading traditional law firms, where he represented and advised numerous Korean and international corporations and investors in connection with cross-border investments, mergers and acquisitions, financing and reporting matters, as well as regulatory matters and dispute resolution for financial institutions. 

He also has extensive industry experience in insurance, including regulatory and dispute resolution, and was recognized as one of the “Rising Stars 2021” by the Legal Times.

  • 2021-present
  • 2010-21
    Shin & Kim
  • 2016
    Korea Development Bank (New York Branch)
  • 2013
    Korea Development Bank
Representative Matters

Startup / Fintech

  • Represented Lezhin Entertainment in connection with its sale and business operation 
  • Represented 42dot in connection with its issuance of new shares, establishment of joint venture and business operation 
  • Represented Wanted Lab, Inc. in connection with its pre-IPO process
  • Represented GymT Inc. in connection with its business operation
  • Represented PeopleFund, Popfunding, Beyond Platform, FUNDA, Moneydoctor, 8PERCENT in connection with their product design and operation of peer-to-peer lending products 

M&A / Investment 

  • Represented Woori Financial Group and its subsidiary in connection with its privatization
  • Represented KB Financial Group in connection with its sale of shares in KB LIFE Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • Represented ORIX Capital Korea Corp. in connection with its investment in STX Energy Co., Ltd.
  • Represented Kakao Mobility Corp. in connection with its sale of shares and investment in K-Drive Corp.(Ba-dal), KFFA Corp., RS Solutions and Daedong Mobility Corp.
  • Represented Dunamu/Kodebox and Markncompany Corp. in connection with investment 
  • Represented Cardiac Insight Inc. in connection with ins sale of shares in Dreamtech Co., Ltd.

Insurance / Financial Regulatory Matters

  • Represented Heungkuk Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. and Heungkuk Life Insurance Co., Ltd. in connection with administrative sanctions and litigation
  • Represented Samsung Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd., Fubon Hyundai Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Tongyang Life Insurance Co., Ltd., General Insurance Association of Korea, KEB Hana Bank, Volkswagen Financial Services and other financial institutions in connection with the consumer protection law matters
  • Represented DB Insurance Co., Ltd., KB Insurance Co., Ltd. and ABL Life Insurance Co., Ltd. in connection with business development
  • Represented many other life insurance companies, insurance companies, Korea Life Insurance Association, General Insurance Association of Korea and Financial Supervisory Service in connection with their insurance-related matters
  • Represented Korea Development Bank in connection with its banking regulatory law and other matters 
  • Represented Lotte Card Co., Ltd., BC Card Co., Ltd., Hankook Capital Co., Ltd. and other credit-specialized finance companies
  • Represented Nepro IT in connection with its reporting matters
  • Represented IMPAX in connection with its reporting matters 

ABS / Finance

  • Represented Korea Development Bank in connection with domestic and cross-border syndication and project finance
  • Represented Woori Bank, KB Financial Group Inc. and many other financial institutions in connection with their lending matters
  • Represented E-Land Group in connection with its asset securitization matters
  • Represented Shinhan Bank and Shinhan Investment Corp. in connection with their asset securitization matters
  • Represented Korea Resources Corporation and CJ Freshway Corp. in connection with their structured finance matters