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Jipyong LLC

Competition/Antitrust

1 ranked lawyersBand 3South KoreaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Robust team with experience representing leading corporates and regulatory bodies. Its work includes cases of international cartel investigations and competition-related litigation, and offers skilful representation in KFTC hearings and administrative court proceedings. The team includes several practitioners with previous experience of working for the KFTC. Increasingly active on matters concerning alleged unfair trade practices and demonstrates experience on advertising law issues.

Work highlights

Successfully defended the chairperson of Kakao in a dispute brought in relation to an alleged violation of the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Gee Hong Kim rises in the rankings after gaining support from market sources for his contentious antitrust practice. He represents clients in investigations regarding alleged abuse of market dominance, cartels, bid rigging and insider trading. Sources describe him as a "very hands-on" partner and an "excellent lawyer and litigator" who is "an expert in competition law."

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Overview


As the size of the economy expands and economic power continues to concentrate, so does the importance of the competition authorities’ role to prevent and correct abuse of market-dominating position and damages resulting from unfair trade. 


Jipyong’s Antitrust & Competition Team deals with all types of issues faced by companies in the field of fair trade, including issues related to Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act, Fair Transactions in Subcontracting Act, Regulation of Terms and Conditions Act, Fair Labeling and Advertising Act, Fair Transactions in Franchise Business Act, Fair Transactions in Large Franchise and Retail Business Act, Door-to-Door Sales, Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce Act, Installment Transactions Act, and Fair Agency Transactions Act.

Jipyong’s Antitrust & Competition Team provides prompt and precise advice to the increasingly complex and sophisticated regulations on fair trade, and responds effectively and creatively to the Fair Trade Commission’s investigation and administrative litigation before the court based on our extensive experiences and insights. Our highly qualified attorneys and professionals with various career background in courts, prosecution office, fair trade committees and foreign law firms provide customers with full range and systematic solutions.

Members

Kim, Gee Hong (Head of Department)

Hwang, In Young

Jang, Poom

Kim, Sang Jun

Lee, Byung Joo

Competition/Antitrust

Jipyong LLC

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Location

KT&G Seodaemun Tower

60 Chungjeong-ro

Seodaemun-gu

Seoul

Seoul

South Korea

120-020

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

South Korea

Competition/Antitrust


Gee Hong Kim
Band 3