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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Amendments to the Commercial Building Lease Protection Act

November 2013 - Real Estate & Property. Legal Developments by Shin & Kim.

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Amendments to the Commercial Building Lease Protection Act (the "Act", and as amended, the "Amended Act") were promulgated on August 13, 2013.

Implementation of the New Act on Security over Movable Property and Receivables

October 2012 - Real Estate & Property. Legal Developments by Yulchon.

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The new Act on security over Movable Property and Receivables (β€œThe New Act”), which became effective June 11, 2012, was enacted to address the public’s need for an improved mechanism to allow non-real estate assets to be provided as collateral.

South Korea: Enforcement of Asbestos Safety Management Act

September 2012 - Real Estate & Property. Legal Developments by Kim & Chang .

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The Asbestos Safety Management Act (the "Asbestos Act"), which is designed to ensure safe and effective management of asbestos became effective as of April 29, 2012. In the face of growing public concerns over escalating risk associated with asbestos, the Asbestos Act was promulgated last year to effectively control and manage asbestos-containing products, potential asbestos-containing materials and asbestos construction materials. The main features of the Asbestos Act are as follows.

Supreme Court endorses application of domestic "substance over form" principle to...

June 2012 - Real Estate & Property. Legal Developments by Yulchon.

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deny tax treaty benefits

Many foreign investors, when investing in real property in Korea, have acquired property through intermediary holding companies. At the time of exit, they realize a capital gain by selling the shares in the holding companies, rather than the real property itself.  

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Dinner with GC -
Korea 2018

  • China and Hong Kong GC Powerlist

    In May, The Legal 500 and GC Magazine added another country to the list of destinations for their exclusive Dinner with GC series, as South Korea’s elite in-house counsel came together at Mugunghwa in Seoul, for a closed-door discussion on the realities of the role.

    Dinner with GC - Korea 2018