Professor Jung Hong-sik Receives National Merit Award for Improving the Legal System
Professor Jung Hong-sik (CAU Law School) received
the national merit award for improving the legal system, presented by the
minister of justice, on December 31th, 2016.
Professor Jung participated in the
amendment of the Foreign Legal Consultant Act and the enactment of the
Arbitration Industry Promotion Act, both of which were carried out under the
leadership of Ministry of Justice, as a commissioner. In the process, Professor
Jung contributed to upgrading the legal system. In addition, Professor Jung
worked as a commissioner of the Research Committee on the International Trade
Law, run by Ministry of Justice. He was dispatched as a government delegate in
relation to the enactment of international conventions and norms, and engaged
in negotiations with other countries’ delegates. As such, Professor Jung won
the award for protecting the national interest of Korea.
Professor Jung’s major fields are the International
Trade Law, the Private International Law, and the international arbitration. Professor
Jung is actively engaging in comprehensive cooperation between the academic and
business communities. As part of an effort to do so, he recently published his
book related to the overseas construction and infrastructure development.