John P. Bang
Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
Seoul 06133 Korea
Attorney at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (1998 – present); Federal Law Clerk, The Honorable Kathryn C. Ferguson, USBJ, New Jersey (1996 – 1997).
Officer, Litigation Committee, International Bar Association (IBA); Board Member, Korea Council for International Arbitration; Member of Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Users’ Council; (formerly) Member of the Drafting Committee for “ICCA Drafting Sourcebook For Logistical Matters in Procedural Orders,” The ICCA Reports No. 2, The Hague, Ridderprint BV, 2015.
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC); The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC); The Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB); The Chinese Arbitration Association (Taipei).
Represented parties in over 180 domestic and international arbitral proceedings governed by both civil law (including Korean, Swiss, German, French, Thai and Japanese law) and common law (including the laws of various US states, England and Wales, Australia and Singapore). Seated in various jurisdictions across the world, including Asia, Europe and North America, these matters have covered a wide spectrum of arbitration institutes and rules (i.e., the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, HKIAC, JCAA, AAA (ICDR), KCAB, ICSID and UNCITRAL) and the arbitration rules of UNCITRAL) and a wide variety of industries, including construction, government contracts, golf course design and development, consumer retail, distributorships, hypermarkets, automobile manufacturing, automobile parts, financial services, banking, telecommunications, private equity, management consulting, steel manufacturing, online games, energy, oil and gas, post M&A, pharmaceuticals, and petrochemicals.
Recognized as “Disputes Star of the Year” for South Korea at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards in 2016.
Also served as party-appointed arbitrator, chairman of tribunal and sole arbitrator in a number of commercial arbitrations, governed by the SIAC and KCAB arbitration rules.
Kim, Kap-You (Kevin), and John P. Bang. “Post M&A Disputes in Korea.” Asian Legal Business 6.7 (2006); Kim, Kap-You (Kevin), and John P. Bang. “Commentary on Using Legal Experts in International Arbitration.” ICCA Congress Series No. 13 (Montreal 2006): International Arbitration 2006: Back to Basics? 1st ed.: Kluwer Law International, 2007; Kim, Kap-You, John P. Bang, et al. Arbitration Law of Korea: Practice and Procedure. Juris, 2012; Bang, John P. “Lost in Translation”, Korean Arbitration Review, 2013; and Bang, John P. “The Future of European Union Investment Policy: Navigating Between a High Level of Investment Protection and Increasing Demands for Policy Space - Lessons from the US,” International Arbitration: The Coming of a New Age? ICCA Congress Series No. 17, Alphen Aan Den Rijn, The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2013.