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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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Allen & Overy follows foreign rivals into South Korea

8-Sep-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

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, Freshfields and Ropes lead on Tesco's £4.2bn sale of Homeplus to MBK

7-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

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 launches in Seoul

1-Sep-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

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.

South Korea Briefings

Firms focus on South Korea download subscription

Totum 10-Sep-2015

Following liberalisation of the legal market in South Korea, it looks there’s no shortage of firms seeking to set up shop there. T

ArbitrAsian innovation: the Asian disputes market and ADR download subscription

20 Essex Street 30-Jun-2015

Arbitral centres in Hong Kong and Singapore have recently updated their rules.

Global: 24 privacy authorities worldwide call for more mobile app privacy download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Dec-2014

The increased focus of national data protection authorities on the processing of personal data through mobile apps was again confirmed in an open letter from a group of data protection authorities.

A snapshot of the investor-state dispute settlement framework in Australia’s Asian free-trade agreement trifecta download subscription

DLA Piper 5-Dec-2014

On 17 November 2014, Australia and China concluded negotiations over the China-Australia free-trade agreement.