Morgan Lewis has expanded its Hong Kong presence with the addition of Alice Huang as a partner in Hong Kong, focusing on fund formation and asset management regulatory and counseling advice. She counsels fund sponsors based in the US and Asia on the formation, structuring and on-going management of private funds that are active in China or on a global basis. She also represents institutional investors, including sovereign and pension funds, on their investments in global private funds. Huang formerly worked as a senior tax manager with Deloitte in Los Angeles and also served as general counsel of an international private equity fund.
Yulchon has added Nina Kim as a partner in its corporate and finance practice. She joins from Kim & Chang, where she worked as a senior foreign attorney in the corporate department from 2006 until recently. Kim has extensive experience in a broad range of transactions and projects, including cross-border M&As, corporate restructurings, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Throughout her career, Kim has advised clients in many high-profile transactions, including capital investments made by foreign companies in Korea in various industries, such as in the chemical, pharmaceutical, food and automobile sectors. She represents corporate and institutional clients in transactions and projects, including advising multinational companies and global private equity funds in complex transactions with major Korean businesses and conglomerates, such as Samsung, SK Chemicals, S-Oil and Hyundai and leading Korean pharma companies. Prior to advising companies in Korea, she worked for 10 years in New York at international law firms, including Paul Hastings.