Ohoon KWON

Managing Partner, Cha & Kwon Law Offices ohkwon@chakwon.com

Ohoon Kwon serves as the Managing Partner at Cha & Kwon, where he primarily focuses his practice on Corporate Law with a special emphasis on Finance, Information Technology, and International law.

He has recently provided valuable advice to multiple Blockchain companies in relation to their cryptocurrency projects. His vast portfolio of work encapsulates

ICO (Initial Coin Offering), STO (Security Token Offering), Off-Shore Incorporation, Licensing, drafting Legal Opinions for whitepapers, and Non-fungible Tokens (NFT). He also possesses profound knowledge and experience in foreign exchange regulations in Korea, particularly pertaining to cross-border cryptocurrency, fiat exchange, and associated AML regulations.

Ohoon has proven expertise in regulatory-intensive fields such as MLM (multi-level marketing) regulations and anti-bribery laws within Korea. He has spearheaded the successful implementation of significant compliance initiatives in large-scale corporations.

Proficient in English, Ohoon has accrued valuable experience as an in-house counsel in multinational corporations such as Amway Korea, Bausch & Lomb Korea, and Blizzard Entertainment Korea. He has led several regulation reform projects that involved the cooperation of government and legislative staff, and he has also represented the private sector.

Admitted to practice law in the Republic of Korea, Ohoon is an esteemed member of the Korean Bar Association. He has held the position of director at the Inhouse Counsel Forum (IHCF), which is the largest in-house counsel society in Korea.