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Herbert Smith Freehills
New provisions regulating workplace harassment and bullying set out in South Korea's amended Labour Standards Act (the "LSA") were recently implemented on 16 July 2019.
Khurana and Khurana
The word "Blockchain" is one of the most trending buzzwords of this decade. Everyone is talking about it.
TMF Group
Wage subsidy is calculated based on total household income and not just the individual and paid by the NTS.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Approximately 16,000 foreign companies are doing business in Korea in various industries including finance, technology ...
TMF Group
Following amendments to an act ("The Act on External Audit of Stock Companies, etc") on October 31, 2017, many joint stock and limited companies operating in South Korea now have to face mandatory external audits.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On December 27, 2018 the Korean National Assembly addressed workplace bullying and harassment in partial amendments to the Labor Standards Act (the "LSA") and the Industrial Accident Compensation
ENSafrica
We don't often discuss Korean trade mark cases, but a recent registry decision is worth a look because it shines a spotlight on a particularly interesting aspect of trade mark law: character merchandising.
TMF Group
Companies should learn about these changes to adjust their human resource policies accordingly.
Lee & Ko
On February 28, 2018, the National Assembly of Korea passed legislative amendments designed to reform the Labor Standards Act. We have summarized the notable changes below...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In January 2018, the Korea Financial Intelligence Unit ("KoFIU") and the Financial Supervisory Service ("FSS") conducted a joint inspection of six Korean banks that provide trading accounts for cryptocurrency exchanges.
Foley Hoag LLP
As part of our Year in Preview series, we've recently covered both international cyberwar and the rise of cryptocurrency.
WilmerHale
Two new privacy guidelines are now effective in South Korea. Earlier this year, the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) published "Privacy Guidelines for Online Customized Ads" (Korean language link) and a "Privacy Guide for Smartphone App Access Rights."
Yulchon LLC
The Stewardship Code is a set of principles or guidelines on fiduciary responsibilities released on December 19, 2016 by Korea Corporate Governance Service.
Yulchon LLC
On June 7, 2017, Korea signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting at a signing ceremony hosted by the OECD in Paris.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In order for countries to opt in to the system, their legal systems and privacy protection must meet APEC's standards.
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
In June 2015, Tae-Sun Park, a Korean individual, filed a non-use cancellation action before the IPTAB against a registration for FILLTOX & Korean transliteration covering medical clinic services...
iGlobal Law
If he implements his campaign promises, the election last month of President Moon Jae-In will lead to some significant labour law changes in South Korea.
Yulchon LLC
우버(Uber), 에어비앤비(AirBnB) 등의 폭발적 성장은 우리나라뿐만 아니라 전세계적 으로 ‘공유경제(Sharing Economy)'에 관한 담론을 촉발시켰다. 규제의 관점에서 볼 때, 공ǽ
Yulchon LLC
Newly-elected president Moon Jae-In's administration has officially begun on May 10, 2017. President Moon, a liberal who favors labor-friendly policies (and a more open policy toward North Korea)...
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
Significant recent changes to the local design laws in the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, and Turkey, are discussed below.
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