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Implementation of Kim Young-Ran Act: What is to be done for Corporations?

South Korea - August 18 2016 On July 28, 2016, the Constitutional Court ruled that the “Act on the Prohibition of Improper Solicitations and the Receipt or Offer of Money or...

Kwon Hoe Kim, Kwang-Wook Lee, Ho Seung Yang, Kyoung Ho Hong, Zunu Lee.


New anti-corruption law passed by the National Assembly

South Korea - March 5 2015 The new anti-corruption law that was recently passed by the National Assembly which aims at increasing the scope of the previous anti-corruption laws...

Kwang-Wook Lee, Kyoung Ho Hong, Wonil Kim.


Korea Fair Trade Commission announces its 2015 annual work plan

South Korea - February 16 2015 The Korea Fair Trade Commission (the "KFTC"; Chairman Jae-Chan JEONG) announced its 2015 Annual Work Plan (the "Work Plan") on January 29, 2015. In...

Jae Young Kim, Sean Sinsung Yun.


Korea Fair Trade Commission amends Guidelines for Review of Unreasonable Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights

South Korea - January 14 2015 The Korea Fair Trade Commission (hereafter "KFTC") amended the Guidelines for Review of Unreasonable Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights...

Jae Young Kim, Sean Sinsung Yun.


Amendment to the Korea Fair Trade Commission’s “Referral Guidelines” -increased risk of referral for companies and individuals -

South Korea - September 29 2014 In order to effectively deter violations of the law through active referrals to the Prosecutor's Office, the Korea Fair Trade Commission (hereafter...

Jae Young Kim, Sean Sinsung Yun.