Sung Eun (Summer) Kim

Assistant Professor of Law

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Expertise:

Corporate law, corporate finance, financial regulation, contracts

Background:

Professor Kim’s primary interests are in corporate law, corporate finance, financial regulation and contracts. Her scholarship examines how financial innovations outpace governing laws and regulations, and her work aims to close these gaps. Her recent research projects have focused on the regulation of leveraged loans and the private equity model of corporate ownership.

Current Courses:

Corporate Finance

Prior Courses:

Business Associations, Corporate Finance, Regulation of Financial Institutions, Current Topics in Financial Regulation, Common Law Analysis: Contracts

Recent Publications

Prof. Kim's Scholarly Papers on SSRN

Recent and Upcoming Events

  • January 4, 2018
    Presenter, “Fostering Private Equity Using a Law-First Approach”, Emerging Voices in Securities Regulation, 2018 AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA
  • January 5, 2018
    Presenter, “Corporate Governance Structures of Public-Private Equity”, Offering, Selling, and Trading Securities: New Perspectives, 2018 AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA
  • November 21, 2017
    Presenter, “Corporate Long Arms”,  Faculty Workshop, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • November 17, 2017
    Presenter, “Corporate Long Arms”, Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum at BYU School of Law
  • November 1, 2017 
    Presenter, “Corporate Long Arms”,  Intellectual Life Workshop, UC Irvine School of Law
  • October 20, 2017
    Presenter, “Corporate Long Arms”,  Fifth Annual Corporate and Securities Litigation Workshop at UCLA School of Law
  • August 2, 2017
    Presenter, “Diffusion of Private Equity Innovation”,  Faculty Works in Progress Workshop, UC Irvine School of Law
  • May 2017
    Presenter, “Fostering Private Equity Using a Law-First Approach,” Joint-Symposium between UC Irvine School of Law and Korea University Law School (Seoul, Korea)
  • April 24, 2017
    Presenter, “Corporate Long Arm Statutes”, Advanced Topics in Corporate and Securities Law Seminar, UCLA School of Law
  • April 1, 2017
    Presenter, Navigating Federalism in Corporate and Securities Law, Tulane University Law School
  • Jan. 13, 2017
    Presenter, "Typology of Public-Private Equity", Southern California Business Law Workshop, UC Irvine School of Law
  • Oct. 27, 2016
    Prof. Summer Kim Receives Trailblazer Award from Orange County Korean American Bar Association
  • October 14, 2016
    Presenter, Regulating Private Equity, International Business Law Scholars Roundtable, Brooklyn Law School
  • June 23, 2016
    Presenter, Attractive Nuisances in Finance, National Business Law Scholars Conference, University of Chicago Law School
  • June 3, 2016
    Presenter, Attractive Nuisances in Finance, Annual Meeting of the Law & Society Association, New Orleans, LA
  • May 19, 2016
    Presenter, Attractive Nuisances in Finance, Duke Culp Colloquium
  • Dec. 9, 2015
    Presenter, Public-Private Equity, Southern California Business Law Workshop, Loyola Law School
  • Sept. 18, 2015
    Presenter, “FSOC Oversight of Financial Conglomerates and Too-Big-To-Fail,” Financial Regulatory Coordination and System Risk Program, People’s Bank of China (Champaign, IL)
  • Sept. 12, 2015
    Presenter/Chair, “Regulating Private Equity,” IFABS 2015 Corporate Finance Conference, University of Oxford Said Business School (Oxford, U.K.)
  • June 2, 2015
    Presenter, “Regulating Private Equity,” Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) Conference, Harvard Law School
  • May 29, 2015
    Presenter, “Regulating Private Equity,” Annual Meeting of the Law & Society Association, Seattle, WA