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January 29, 2018
Amendments to several Korean employment and labour statutes were passed on November 28, 2017 and will take effect during the first half of 2018 ...
December 27, 2017
A proposed amendment of the Enforcement Decree of the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act (Fair Trade Act) was approved by the State Council on September 26, 2017 ...
November 17, 2017
On October 16, 2017, the US Supreme Court decided to hear a case in which Microsoft refused to submit requested data to US law enforcement authorities for a criminal investigation ...
October 13, 2017
The Moon administration is seeking reforms in a variety of areas of the Korean economy, based on its vision of “an economy pursuing co-prosperity” ...
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. ...