Date(s) - 30 Aug 2018
9:00 am - 4:35 pm
Lotte Hotel Seoul
In its sixteenth year, the Korea event brought together leading in-house lawyers, chief executives, company directors and compliance professionals.
After an eventful year for the Korean peninsula, the sixteenth In-House Congress Seoul featured some timely discussions, including a workshop on recent sanctions developments with Clyde & Co.
The day started with a plenary session devoted to the relationship between cost, quality and value for in-house legal teams, followed by a discussion on women in law, regarding mentorship and meaningful
careers with Yun Choi, of LG Chem’s IP centre; Hayoung Hailey Kim, general counsel at Dell EMC Korea; Sue Hyun Lim, secretary general at KCAB International; Ji Hyung Kim, general counsel of Veolia Korea; Henry Sohn, an Allen & Overy partner; June Yeum, a partner in the global dispute resolution practice at Clyde & Co; Shareena Edmonds, a partner at Reed Smith.
During the rest of the morning, Bae, Kim & Lee provided a regulatory checklist for the EU’s new data privacy rules, while Reed Smith examined current trends influencing successful delivery of international construction projects and Yoon & Yang presented a session on the Korea Fair Trade Commission’s enforcement activities.
Afternoon sessions included an update on recent developments in white collar and regulatory enforcement across Asia with Herbert Smith Freehills and an explanation by Yulchon of why tax can be so difficult in Korea for multinational companies.
The day’s workshops included a joint presentation by Bae, Kim & Lee and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre that looked at third-party funding and enforcement. Yoon & Yang discussed the
legal issues of labour investigations, including the shortening of maximum weekly work hours and illegal dispatching of temporary agency workers.
Thanks to all the presenters who contributed to a successful event, and to Fronteo and LexisNexis for their support.
Bookings are closed for this event.