South Korea

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South Korea: Losing its shine 

8-Sep-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Despite being a top recipient of foreign direct investment, South Korea’s business activity potential is not being realised. Do policymakers have the remedy?

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South Korea: Defence force

30-Jun-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

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

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Alliance after alliance: Bird & Bird stakes all on getting Asia right

26-Feb-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Bird & Bird’s CEO David Kerr on why the low risk, cost-effective and practical cooperative agreement approach is the best way forward in Asia.

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South Korea: Seoul train

30-Sep-2013 | By Yun Kriegler

The past year has seen an influx of international firms setting up offices in Seoul, but have they started reaping the benefits of being on the ground?  

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Asia Pacific 150: International round-up: Deep impact

17-Jun-2013 | By Jonathan Ames

International law firms are fighting hard for their place at the Asia Pacific table

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Taylor Wessing adds Korean firm to Asia network

19-May-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Taylor Wessing has formed an association with South Korean firm DR & AJU, becoming the latest UK firm to make a move into the jurisdiction.

Hong Kong

Asia moves: 14 April

14-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

Seoul

Skadden joins Seoul race with office launch

27-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has become the latest international firm to establish a base in Seoul.

South Korea Briefings

IP Rights in Data Handbook: protecting and exploiting IP in data, big data and databases internationally download subscription

DLA Piper 3-Sep-2014

DLA Piper’s second-edition IP Rights in Data Handbook now covers 20 jurisdictions and includes top tips from local professionals on how best to exploit big data.

Kazakhstan introduces visa-free regime for citizens of 10 countries from 15 July download subscription

Dentons 16-Jul-2014

The Republic of Kazakhstan has unilaterally introduced a visa-free regime for the period from 15 July 2014 to 15 July 2015 for the citizens of 10 countries.

No more bi-lateral investment treaties for Indonesia download subscription

Stephenson Harwood 15-May-2014

The government of Indonesia has informed the Netherlands that its bi-lateral investment treaty with Indonesia will be terminated from July 2015.

Canada enters into free-trade agreement with South Korea download subscription

Dentons 15-Apr-2014

This agreement in principle concludes almost a decade of negotiations, and marks Canada’s first FTA in the Asia-Pacific market. 

Free-trade deals present agricultural opportunities download subscription

Minter Ellison 14-Apr-2014

Australia’s recent conclusion of two free-trade agreements with South Korea and Japan are likely to present significant opportunities in the agricultural sector.

Data and information E-Alerts: 28 January 2014 download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 31-Jan-2014

Addleshaw Goddard has released the latest edition of its Data & Information E-Alerts.

Chinese cartel busters impose record fines on foreign LCD makers download subscription

Hogan Lovells 31-Jan-2013

The National Development and Reform Commission has started 2013 with a bang.

Asian Competition Report — Q3 2012 download subscription

Cleary Gottlieb 29-Nov-2012 | Updated: 12-Mar-2013

An overview of developments in competition law in Asia, covering China, India, Singapore and South Korea.