is a professor in International Economic and Trade Law at Keimyung University. He completed his SJD at American University, LLM at University of Minnesota with scholarship, BA and MA in Law at HUFS. Professor Kim has worked with the Korean Legal Research Institute(KLRI) as well as Korea Corporate Legal Affairs Association(KCLAA) for several years in making comparative studies of legal systems. Professor Kim’s fields of interest include the relationship between the multilateral and the regional trading systems and the compatibility between those systems. He also focuses on the legal issues regarding international commerce.