Author Archives: Kwon-Yong Jin

About Kwon-Yong Jin

J.D., Yale Law School, 2015

A.B., Harvard University, 2012

Kwon-Yong Jin is currently a Judge Advocate in the Republic of Korea Air Force. Prior to joining the Republic of Korea Air Force, he was a corporate associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He received a J.D. from Yale Law School and an A.B. in economics from Harvard University. The views expressed in these posts do not necessarily represent the views of the Republic of Korea Government (including its armed forces) or of any of the author's prior employers.

Unclear Words, Clear Intent: Tenth Circuit Revives Extraterritorial Application of Federal Securities Laws

by Kwon-Yong Jin — Monday, Feb. 25, 2019

Recently, in SEC v. Scoville, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that the Dodd-Frank Act authorized extraterritorial enforcement of federal securities laws’ antifraud provisions by the government. This case is particularly notable in that it is the first circuit court case to clarify the ambiguous relationship between the Supreme Court’s rejection […]

Significant Rollback of Dodd-Frank Signed Into Law

by Kwon-Yong Jin — Monday, May 28, 2018

On May 24, 2018, President Trump signed into law “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act,” to date the most significant rollback of the financial regulatory framework set up by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (enacted in 2010). The bill had previously passed the Senate in March and the House […]