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September 1, 2017
As part of the discovery process in US patent litigation, the party accused of patent infringement will seek the deposition testimony of the inventor ...
July 17, 2017
Hwang Pil-sang, the founder of Suwon Kyocharo, a Korean daily newspaper, decided to donate money earned through his newspaper business to help students of the university he attended ...
May 23, 2017
Sparked by an increase in the number of repeat offenders committing crimes, Korea has enacted a number of laws designed to prevent crimes by imposing aggravated punishment on repeat offenders...
May 17, 2017
South Korea is currently the third biggest investor in Indonesia ...
April 13, 2017
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.
March 15, 2017
Recently in Seoul, Asian-mena Counsel’s Patrick Dransfield photographed Seung Soon Lim, managing partner of Yoon & Yang, and also asked him a series of questions on behalf of the In-House Community...
March 14, 2017
The Korean government has taken steps to protect trade secrets more effectively by easing the requirements for trade information to become trade secrets and by enabling ...
February 6, 2017
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.
February 3, 2017
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...
January 5, 2017
Parties to contracts in Korea generally use two types of damages/penalty clauses to prevent breaches of contract: liquidated damages and punitive penalties. ...
November 16, 2016
Yoon & Yang is opening an office in Vietnam, in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City’s central business district. ...
November 11, 2016
On July 26, 2016, the Korean Fair Trade Commission (FTC) made a pre-announcement of proposed legislation known as the ...
October 14, 2016
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.
October 14, 2016
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.
October 12, 2016
The amended Arbitration Act was announced on May 29, 2016. It is the first time in 17 years that the Arbitration Act has ....