IPBA 2021

Introduction to the Conference Theme and Programme

Yong-Jae Chang
, Lee & Ko

Yong-Jae (“YJ”) Chang is a partner of Lee & Ko, one of the leading law firms in Korea, with over 25 years of professional experience in banking & finance, corporate/M&A and cross-border investments and dispute resolutions. He has been regularly involved in many high profile cross-border transactions representing leading Korean and international institutions and corporations.

YJ has previously served as the Chair of the Cross Border Investment Committee and the Chair of the Membership Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and the executive member of the International Committee of the Korean Bar Association.

Sara Marchetta
, Chiomenti Law Firm

Sara Marchetta lives and works in Beijing, China since 1997, when she started to work as Junior Associate of Birindelli e Associati (an Italian Firm). She joined Chiomenti Law Firm (an Italian Law Firm) in 2008 and became a partner in 2011.

Sara Marchetta mainly provides assistance to Chinese and Italian and clients in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, cross border contracts (joint Ventures, technology transfers) and other transactional matters. She was involved in the assistance for the major Chinese investments into Italy and she regularly advises a number of Italian MNCs in their cross-border investments into China.

Her expertise includes investment agreements, corporate governance and shareholders agreements with relevant disputes, international commercial contracts and technology transfers, including joint ventures and cooperation projects between Italian and Chinese companies, in different industrial sectors.