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November 19, 2020
By Kwang-Wook Lee, Helen H. Hwang, Chulgun Lim and Keun Woo Lee of Yoon & Yang ...
April 6, 2020
The National Assembly of South Korea recently passed a bill to amend the so-called “Three Data Laws” of Korea — the Personal Information Protection Act, the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilisation and Information Protection ...
March 10, 2020
Companies having fewer than 300 employees will now be required to comply with the mandatory 52-hour workweek regulation also ...
February 4, 2020
In Korea, many franchisors require their franchisees to purchase franchise products from the franchisors. They do this to ensure a level of uniformity in the franchise business, enabling franchise customers to receive the same types and quality of goods from each franchise store ...
December 2, 2019
As of September 2019, there were 47,799 foreign investors registered with the Korea Financial Supervisory Service, including 36,190 institutional investors ...
October 30, 2019
The Act has recently been amended primarily to introduce punitive damages and relieve patentees of some responsibility to prove acts of infringement.
October 23, 2019
Korea's permit system is unlike legislation found in other countries, such as the EU or US.
September 18, 2019
Many foreign employers find Korean labour law to be a challenging obstacle to running a business in Korea, due to its complexity and the intensity of the regulations ...
August 28, 2019
What in-house lawyers should know in case of a personal information leak in Korea.
August 2, 2019
On February 21, 2019, the Korea Supreme Court issued a decision making it clear that a licensee is an interested party who may file a petition to invalidate a patent for which he holds a licence ...
June 26, 2019
Since February 2008, pursuant to the Act on Citizen Participation in Criminal Trials, defendants in many types of criminal cases in Korea have had the right to a “citizen’s participation” trial, where a group of five to nine jurors acts as both finders of fact and rulers on the law ...
June 26, 2019
Civil judgment related to Korean Pharmaceutical Information Center case.