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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.
May 23, 2019
Domestic Korean business organisations and foreign chambers of commerce have repeatedly complained about the highly regulated business environment in Korea ...
April 17, 2019
The Korea Supreme Court ruled on February 21, 2019 that a licensee who is granted the right to practise a patent is an interested party who may file a petition for a trial seeking invalidation of the same patent ...
March 13, 2019
Recently, the Supreme Court of Korea upheld a lower court judgment finding that under the Korea-US Income Tax Convention, where a foreign corporation has given a patent licence to a company in Korea ...
February 8, 2019
“Is there any chance that I will be accused of breach of trust if I proceed with this transaction?” ...
December 20, 2018
Since its introduction on July 1, 2002, the Product Liability Act has been enforced for the purpose of holding manufacturers, etc, liable for any damages caused to life, body or property resulting from defects of their products, according to the principle of absolute liability ...
October 26, 2018
Both employers and workers should pay attention to the issues ...
September 19, 2018
Following its amendment on April 17, 2018, the new provisions of the Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secrets Protection Act took effect on July 18, 2018 ...
September 13, 2018
Lawmakers and regulators have struggled to come to terms with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ...
July 24, 2018
The amendment focuses on improving the safety of information and communications networks and protecting personal information.
June 13, 2018
Attention is being focused on typos made in transactions in the Korean stock market.
May 2, 2018
According to the Supreme Court, the act of using a font itself does not constitute infringement of a copyright, but the act of “implementing” a font file does.
March 26, 2018
Calculation of ordinary wages in Korea can have a profound impact on an employer’s labour costs, as ordinary wages are used to calculate other benefits and compensation, including overtime, compensation for unused annual paid leave and severance pay.
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 ...