Yoon & Yang has bolstered its TMT group with the hiring of two senior government officials. Former Deputy Minister for ICT policy of the Ministry of Science and ICT, Jaebum Seok joins as Senior Advisor. Former Senior Deputy Director of the Korea Communications Commission’s Broadcasting Infrastructure Bureau OTT Policy Cooperation Team, Sugyoung Yi joins as a partner.

Their addition will reinforce the firm’s capacity to advise clients on regulatory issues, government policies, and related disputes in the rapidly-advancing TMT space. The TMT group is actively working for clients in new, emerging high tech industries like AI, autonomous vehicles, blockchain and cybersecurity. Key clients of the firm include Netflix, iQIYI and Coupang.