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Click here to enlarge.   Robert W. WACHTER IAI Member   
Lee & Ko
Hanjin Building
63 Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu
04532 Seoul
South Korea
Tel: +82.2.6386.6241 (Direct)
Tel: +82.10.8871.2438 (Cell)
Fax: +82.2.772.4001
robert.wachter@leeko.com
http://www.leeko.com

 
 
Languages   English (native); Korean (good working knowledge)
   
Nationality   USA
   
Bar Admission   California - 1999
   
Education   University of Hawaii (JD (Class Rank #1) - 1996);
University of California at San Diego (BA (summa cum laude) - 1993)
   
Academic  
Position  
Adjunct Professor (U.S. common law) - Judicial Research and Training Institute (Korean Supreme Court); Adjunct Professor (U.S. contracts and tort law) - Seoul National University; Adjunct Professor (Internet law) - Ewha Womans University
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Sole arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of the KCAB
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, KCAB, SIAC, VIAC, JCAA, LCIA, SCC, LMAA, Swiss Chambers and IATA (mainly shareholders agreements, joint venture, mergers and acquisitions, construction, public private partnership (PPP), energy and industrial supply agreement disputes)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• "Korea," in International Encyclopedia of Agency & Distribution Agreements (A. Jausas ed., Kluwer, 2016)(with S. Kim)

• "South Korea," Global Arbitration Review Know How in Investment Treaty Arbitration (Oct. 2016)(with J. Eun Kyung Yoo and E. J. Shin)

• "On the Inherent Powers of Arbitral Tribunals in International Commercial Arbitration," in Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 65 (C. Klausseger et al. eds., Manz, 2012)

• "Ethical Standards in International Arbitration: Considering Solutions to Level the Playing Field," 24 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 1143 (Fall 2011)

• "Confidentiality in International Arbitration: Including a Korean Law Perspective," 1(2) Dong-A J. Int'l Bus. Trans. L. 63 (Spring 2010)(with Y.S. Lee)
   

 
   
 
 
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