Despite being a top recipient of foreign direct investment, South Korea’s business activity potential is not being realised. Do policymakers have the remedy?
Its legal market is destined to open up to US and European firms soon. Korean players are finding ways to power up for the challenge
South Korea News
Allen & Overy (A&O) has become the third magic circle firm to launch an office in South Korea with the relocation of Tokyo partner Matthias Voss.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Ropes & Gray have won top roles advising on the £4.2bn sale of Tesco’s South Korean business Homeplus.
Litigation boutique Kobre & Kim has become the latest foreign firm to enter South Korea, relocating co-founder Michael Kim to Seoul to lead the new office.
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