Our general corporate practice includes significant work in the fields of international investment, litigation and arbitration, corporate transactions, achievement of tax efficiency in multinational corporate operations, intellectual property, competition and Internet-related matters.
Our attorneys have ample experience and legal expertise in working with foreign clients who have made direct financial investments or established and operated joint ventures, subsidiaries, branches, and liaison offices in Korea and in structuring complex transactions for international investments.
We provide a one-stop legal service to meet every aspect of our clients' needs by developing feasibility studies,
partnering with accountants and other professionals, arranging financing, identifying and evaluating potential local business partners, negotiating the terms and conditions of contractual relationships, drafting persuasive and
compelling documentation, forming various business entities, obtaining government permits, approvals, and licenses, and preparing regulatory compliance plans. Our attorneys advise, counsel and represent our clients in a wide and diverse array of businesses and industries including manufacturing, construction, engineering,
telecommunications, software, computers, defense, retail and wholesale distribution, health care, banking, finance, insurance, shipping, tourism, entertainment, chemicals and foods, and many others.
Our talented group of litigators have the full experience and knowledge to successfully prosecute and defend against claims involving restrictive covenants and trade secrets before the court.
While we stand ready to litigate when doing so is in our client's best interest, our restrictive covenant and trade secrets practice begins with counseling our clients on drafting and reviewing agreements, and on designing and implementing policies and procedures, that are aimed at either avoiding litigation or securing the most
advantageous position possible for our client should litigation become necessary.
Our firm provides foreign investors or joint venture partners with comprehensive services in respect of establishing
a subsidiary, joint venture company, branch office, liaison office or representative office in Korea, including
- Drafting and negotiation of the JV agreement and other transaction documents
- Reporting of the foreign investment
- Registration of the company & business with relevant government offices