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Professor Kang Delivers Invited Lectures at Tsinghua University and Renmin University

Professor Sang Yop Kang was an invited speaker at the 21st Century Commercial Law Forum, 16th International Symposium, hosted by Tsinghua University Law School, October 29-30, 2016. The theme of this year’s symposium was, “Corporate Restructuring:  Law and Practice.”  Professor Kang delivered remarks on “Takeover Defense Mechanisms of Korea.” Since 2001, the annual 21st Century Commercial Law Forum has gathered distinguished corporate law scholars, practitioners and policymakers from throughout China and the world to engage in high-level academic discussions on a wide range of commercial law topics.

On November 2, 2016, Professor Kang was invited by Renmin University School of Law to deliver a lecture on his article, Rethinking Self-Dealing and the Fairness Standard: A Law and Economics Framework for Internal Transactions in Corporate Groups, which will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Virginia Law & Business Review.

Professor Kang is a scholar of corporate law and governance, securities regulations, law and economics of corporate and capital markets, law and finance and Chinese economic polices. His research is published in leading academic journals including, for example, his article, “Generous Thieves”: The Puzzle of Controlling Shareholder Arrangements in Bad-Law Jurisdictions, which was published in the issue of the Stanford Journal of Law & Finance. Professor Kang teaches courses on corporate governance from the global perspective, economic analysis of corporate law, corporate and financial markets, and East Asian economic structures in STL’s innovative dual degree J.D./J.M. curriculum.

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