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Eun Sang Hwang

Attorney, Corporate Department
33/F West Tower
Mirae Asset Center1, 26, Eulji-ro 5-gil
Jung-gu, SEOUL
Korea, Republic of

Fax: 82-2-6321-3914


Eun Sang Hwang is a senior attorney in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the Seoul office. His practice focuses on capital markets transactions where he has a wide range of experience in representing issuers and underwriters in U.S. SEC registered and unregistered securities offerings, particularly in offerings of debt securities by foreign private and sovereign issuers on a standalone basis or pursuant to a shelf or medium-term note program.


  • LL.M., International Legal Studies, Dean's List with distinction, Georgetown University Law Center, 2009

  • Master of Laws, magna cum laude, Handong International Law School, 2007

  • B.A., Stanford University, 2005


  • Member, New York State Bar Association

  • Foreign Legal Consultant, Republic of Korea

Recent Representations

Equity and Equity-Linked Securities Offerings

  • Big Hit Entertainment in its US$827 million 144A/Reg. S initial public offering on the Korea Exchange.*

  • Citigroup and Morgan Stanley as underwriters in a US$793 million 144A/Reg. S initial public offering by SK Biopharmaceuticals on the Korea Exchange.*

  • Citigroup as underwriter in a US$345 million 144A/Reg. S initial public offering by Hanwha Systems on the Korea Exchange.*

  • LG Display in its Reg. S offering of US$687.8 million 1.50% convertible bonds due 2024.*

Debt Securities Offerings

  • KEB Hana Bank in the establishment of its US$5 billion global covered bond program and debut offering of €500 million 0.010% social covered bonds.*

  • The Korea Development Bank, Nomura, Standard Chartered Bank and UBS as underwriters in a Reg. S offering of US$300 million 1.00% notes by Doosan Infracore guaranteed by The Korea Development Bank.*

  • Hanwha Energy USA Holdings Corporation as Issuer and The Korea Development Bank as Guarantor in a 144A/Reg. S offering of US$300 million 2.375% notes.*

  • BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole CIB, Nomura and UBS as underwriters in a 144A/Reg. S offering of US$500 million 2.625% notes by Korea East-West Power.*

  • Citigroup, HSBC and UBS as underwriters in a Reg. S offering of US$300 million 2.375% notes by Korea South-East Power.*

  • Harvest Operations Corp. and Korea National Oil Corporation in an exchange offer by Harvest of its 6.875% notes for its 2.33% notes guaranteed by KNOC issued under Rule 144A/Reg. S and a concurrent consent solicitation.*

  • Underwriters in numerous 144A/Reg. S or Reg. S medium-term note program offerings by Industrial Bank of Korea, KEB Hana Bank, Kookmin Bank, Korea Gas Corporation, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, Korea Land & Housing Corporation, Korea National Oil Corporation, Korea Railroad Corporation, Korea Resources Corporation, The Export-Import Bank of Korea and Woori Bank.*

  • Republic of Korea, The Korea Development Bank, The Export-Import Bank of Korea, Korea Finance Corporation in numerous U.S. registered Schedule B shelf offerings.*

* Matter handled prior to joining the firm.

Practice Areas





Republic of Korea: Foreign Legal Consultant for U.S. Law (New York Lawyer)
New York Bar


Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. 2009
Handong International Law School, J.D. 2007
Stanford University, B.A. 2005

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