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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 ....
October 11, 2016
September 9, 2016
Following the Constitutional Court’s decision on the Improper Solicitation and Graft Act, known as the Kim Young-ran Act, ...
July 12, 2016
The Act Providing Major Amendments to the Trademark Law (the Act) was passed by the National Assembly on February 4 ...
June 1, 2016
One of the issues created by the Internet concerns the right to delete what one has posted on the web ...
April 20, 2016
While Gilkron's General Counsel looks at ways technology can aid in-house counsel in 'IP can be both easy and hard to find', Yoon & Yang focus on the implications of new technology in 'Regulation of personal information in new fields'.
April 18, 2016
On February 4, 2016, the “Special Act on Revitalising Companies” (the Act) was passed by the National Assembly of Korea as temporary legislation ...
March 22, 2016
On January 22, 2016, the Ministry of Employment and Labour (MOEL) announced Guidelines on Fair Employee Evaluations and Guidelines ...
January 19, 2016
Managing Director and Head, Group Legal and Secretariat at DBS Bank Sue Lynn Koo discusses her career trajectory, the importance of out-of-the-box thinking and how technology is both a blessing and a curse for her role. She also gives advice to external counsel she wishes she'd heard when she was one, and reveals the best advice she's ever been given.
January 19, 2016
Focussing on topics such as big data, cloud computing and healthcare, Wonil Kim, Kwang-Wook Lee and Ji Hye Seol of Yoon & Yang examine how new technologies will affect personal information regulation in South Korea.
January 13, 2016
On November 15, 2015, an amendment to the Korean Commercial Code (the KCC) was announced. The amendment, which will take effect in February 2016...
December 16, 2015
Many multinational companies doing business in Korea perceive the country’s labour law as strict and heavily favouring workers. The Labour Standards Act of Korea (LSA) nullifies “at-will” employment ...
November 16, 2015
Start-ups and small companies attempting to grow their businesses globally are increasingly receiving warning letters ...