Sang Man Kim is a Professor of International Trade at Duksung Women’s University, South Korea. He is an Attorney at Law in New York, and an arbitrator and mediator at the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board. In his former role as a Deputy Director at the Korea Trade Insurance Corporation, he worked as an underwriter and legal consultant for Korean international trade for a period of 15 years. He holds a BA in Law, an MD in International Business Transactions Law, and a PhD in Commercial Law from Korea University, and an LLM from the University of Minnesota Law School. Over the last 20 years, he has practiced and studied international trade and international business transactions law, and has published 76 articles and 10 books on these topics.