On March 22, 2016, Korea took steps to strengthen the protection of personal information in smartphone applications through a partial revision of the Korean Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilisation and Information Protection, etc.
Recently in Seoul, Asian-mena Counsel’s Patrick Dransfield photographed Sai Ree Yun, one of the six founding partners of Yulchon, and also asked him a series of questions on behalf of the In-House Community.
On August 31, 2016, Korea’s largest shipping company and the seventh-largest shipping line in the world, Hanjin Shipping, filed a rehabilitation (bankruptcy) action in Korea. That filing reverberated around the globe...
Keeping Hong Kong competitive
Rose Webb, chief executive officer of the Competition Commission of Hong Kong, talks about the city’s new Competition Ordinance. Recent examples of consent decrees in Korea and their implications
The system, introduced in 2011, is expected to be used more actively in the future as companies have begun to view it as a viable way to resolve free-trade cases, write Chang-Ho Kum, Kenneth T Kim and Jin Woo Hwang of Yoon & Yang. Levelling the playing field in the Philippines
Until last year, the Philippines was the only founding member of Asean that did not have a comprehensive competition law in place. Francisco Ed Lim, Patricia-Ann T Prodigalidad, Eric R Recalde of ACCRALAW review the Philippine Competition Act. India: The ‘single economic entity’ defence
Although India’s competition law framework is in its early stages, the Competition Commission has reviewed several cases where the ‘single economic entity’ defence has been raised. Ritika Ganju and Ankur Verma of Phoenix Legal analyse the precedent.
Despite an animated exchange of opinions regarding consent decrees since their introduction in Korea in 2011, expect the system to be used more actively in the future as companies have begun to view it as a viable way to resolve free-trade cases, write Chang-Ho Kum, Kenneth T Kim and Jin Woo Hwang of Yoon & Yang.