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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)...
Yulchon LLC
According to the KFTC's press release, the proposed merger does not raise competitive concerns in the seed, pesticide...
Clyde & Co
The progress of these Regulations had ground to a halt following substantial objections to the initial draft of the Regulations by several large state owned entities (SOEs)...
Yulchon LLC
The Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act (MRFTA) is the primary Korean competition statute. It was enacted on 31 December 1980 and became effective on 1 April 1981.
Yulchon LLC
The Financial Supervisory Commission ("FSC") and Financial Supervisory Service ("FSS") of Korea first published their "Guidelines on Personal-Information Protection in the Financial Sector" in July of 2013.
Yulchon LLC
On February 16, 2017, the "MSIP" announced a regulatory reform plan in the areas of artificial intelligence ("AI"), Virtual Reality ("VR") and Fintech (the "Regulatory Reform Plan").
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
Significant recent changes to the local design laws in the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, and Turkey, are discussed below.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In a sign that South Korea is ramping up its anti-corruption enforcement efforts, Korean authorities announced on April 27 that they plan to levy a $48 million fine against Swiss pharmaceutical giant...
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Yulchon LLC
On April 29, 2016, the Korea Communications Commission issued the Guidelines on the Right to Request Access Restrictions on Personal Internet Postings.
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."
Lee & Ko
The amendments to the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection and the Personal Information Protection Act...
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)...
Kim & Chang
On June 27, 2016, the Financial Services Commission ("FSC") announced the proposed amendments to the Presidential Decree to the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act (FSCMA).
TMF Group
Companies should learn about these changes to adjust their human resource policies accordingly.
Lee & Ko
As a general rule, the Korean Commercial Code (KCC) forbids a company from acquiring its own shares (treasury shares) in accordance with principles of capital adequacy.
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...
Yulchon LLC
On June 3, 2017, Korea's version of the "Sunshine Act" will go into effect.
Yulchon LLC
On February 16, 2017, the "MSIP" announced a regulatory reform plan in the areas of artificial intelligence ("AI"), Virtual Reality ("VR") and Fintech (the "Regulatory Reform Plan").
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.
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.
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