|Korean law firm Shinwoo has appointed Sangyup Byon as partner. Byon joins the firm from Kim, Chang & Lee (formerly Kim & Company), where he was engaged as a senior associate in that firm’s banking & finance department. With expertise in project finance, especially Public-Private Partnerships, he has advised on many infrastructure projects in Korea including the Seosuwon-Osan-Pyungtaek highway project, the New Songdo International City development project, and more recently, in relation to the project financing of the Formula-1 Track Construction and Operation Project. Earlier in his career, Byon was engaged as the in-house counsel for the project finance department at Shinhan bank.|
New regulation on the prohibition of sales of alcoholic beverages online
In line with evolving trends in technology, certain entrepreneurs and retailers have started using online channels to sell alcoholic beverages, which makes it difficult to ensure the sale of such beverages is in accordance with existing laws ...