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Professor Sang Yop Kang’s Joint Teaching at the University of Tokyo

STL Professor Sang Yop Kang was invited to teach a corporate governance course at the University of Tokyo in August 2019. In cooperation with professors at the University of Tokyo, Professor Kang taught the course jointly with other world-leading scholars such as Curtis Milhaupt (Stanford Law), Georg Ringe (University of Hamburg), and Dan Puchniak (National University of Singapore). In his class, Professor Kang explored, in particular, controlling shareholders’ tunneling issues and topics relating to internal transactions in corporate groups.

At STL, Professor Kang teaches and researches in the areas of corporate governance, corporate law, law and economics, capital markets and financial market regulations. He is a leading scholar in the controlling shareholder ownership regime, corporate group, and other corporate governance issues. He is also a Research Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), the world’s most prestigious academic association in corporate governance and related fields.