Dr. Byungsik Jung
SJD Program Graduate


Dr. Byungsik Jung successfully earned his S.J.D. from American University Washington College of Law in the summer of 2009. His dissertation was entitled “Jurisprudence for Prudential Measures in International Trade in Financial Services.” He has been professionally affiliated with the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Korea since 1994. Most of his career lies in international affairs including international trade, finance and tax. He was a negotiator for WTO, Free Trade Agreements and international tax treaties. He has been serving as the co-chair of International Finance Architecture Working Group under G20 since November 2019.

Degrees & Universities

S.J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2009
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2007
LL.M., American University Washington College of Law, 2006
LL.B., Korea University College of Law, Seoul, Korea, 1994

Academic Honors and Achievements

Scholarship, Soenam Foundation, Korea, 2007
Hubert Humphrey Fellowship, U.S. Department of State, 2006
Military Services: Korean Navy, Legal Advisor to the Military Police, 1996 - 1999
Scholarship, Soenam Foundation, Korea, 1991 - 1993

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