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Tracking Ancestry: KFTC Guidelines on Online Platforms
 |  Oct 23, 2023

By Youngjin Jung & Hemi Lee*   I. Introduction On January 23, 2023, the Korea Fair Trade Commission (“KFTC”) published the Review Guidelines on Abuse of Market Dominance by Online…

A Merger of the Top Two Food Delivery Apps in Korea: An Analytical Review
 |  Feb 24, 2022

By Gene-Oh Kim1 & Youngsik Lim2   Introduction Over the past few years, we have observed a significant number of (two-sided) platform operators’ business combinations globally. As the scale of…

Defining the Market & Assessing Competition Dynamics in the Digital Platform Industry
 |  Feb 9, 2022

Below, we have provided Korean translation of the full transcript of our panel discussion Defining the Market & Assessing Competition Dynamics in the Digital Platform Industry. Read below to see…

Defining the Market & Assessing Competition Dynamics in the Digital Platform Industry
 |  Jan 25, 2022

Below, we have provided the full transcript of our panel discussion Defining the Market & Assessing Competition Dynamics in the Digital Platform Industry. Read below to see the timely discussion…

“Unfair Competition” and “Uneven Bargaining Positions”: Role in Competition Assessment
 |  Dec 16, 2021

Below, we have provided the full transcript of our panel discussion “Unfair Competition” and “Uneven Bargaining Positions”: Role in Competition Assessment. Read below to see the timely discussion where a…

Regulating Online Platforms: A Balanced Approach for South Korea – Transcript (Korean)
 |  Jul 5, 2021

Below, we have provided the full Korean translation of the transcript of our panel discussion Regulating Online Platforms: A Balanced Approach for South Korea. Read below to see the timely…

Regulating Online Platforms: A Balanced Approach for South Korea – Transcript
 |  Jul 5, 2021

Below, we have provided the full English transcript of our panel discussion Regulating Online Platforms: A Balanced Approach for South Korea. Read below to see the timely discussion where a…

CPI Talks… with KFTC Chairperson Joh Sung-wook
 |  May 4, 2021

In this edition of CPI Talks… we have the pleasure of speaking with Ms. Joh Sung-wook, Chairperson of the Korea Fair Trade Commission (“KFTC”). Thank you, Ms. Joh Sung-wook, for…

Towards a Competition Enabling Framework in Asia Pacific: Opportunities & Challenges – Korea Chapter (Translation)
 |  Jan 7, 2021

Below, we have provided the full, Korean transcript of the panel discussion, The Future of Mobile Ecosystems: Enabling a Choice for Market Players & Consumers in Korea, from the second…

Towards a Competition Enabling Framework in Asia Pacific: Opportunities & Challenges – Korea Chapter
 |  Dec 15, 2020

Below, we have provided the full transcript of the panel discussion, The Future of Mobile Ecosystems: Enabling a Choice for Market Players & Consumers in Korea, from the second chapter…

Overview of Intellectual Property Policy and Law of Korea in 2017
 |  Oct 19, 2018

Overview of Intellectual Property Policy and Law of Korea in 2017  AHN, Hyo Jil (Korea University)1 I. OVERVIEW OF LEGISLATION AND POLICY IN 2017 (1) In the field of industrial…

Overview of Competition Policy and Law of Korea in 2017
 |  Oct 18, 2018

Overview of Competition Policy and Law of Korea in 2017  By LEE Hwang (Korea University School of Law)1 I. OVERVIEW The 19th presidential election held on May 9, 2017, caused…

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