Shin & Kim

Competition/Antitrust Department

South Korea
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The Antitrust and Competition Practice Group offers advocacy and counseling concerning all areas of Korean antitrust law as well as other laws enforced by the Korea Fair Trade Commission. The Group has the largest team of dedicated antitrust specialists in Korea with over 50 lawyers who are committed entirely to the firm’s antitrust practice. The Group is complemented by the largest number of KFTC alumni lawyers of any law firm, all of whom have extensive expertise in antitrust law and deep familiarity with KFTC enforcement practice. Advising clients on various operational issues, such as merger filings, management structure reform, and compliance system audits is one of the Group’s core strengths. The Group has also gained a strong reputation for defending clients in KFTC investigations, including onsite investigations and hearings and representing clients in administrative appeals.


Baek, Daeyong

Cho, Chang-Young

Choi, John H

Kwon, Otae

Lee, Changhun

Lee, Dong Ryul

Lee, Sang Don

Park, Jooyoung

Seok, Geun Bae

Yim, Young Chul


CJ OliveNetworks

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.

GS Energy Corporation

Hyundai Heavy Industries

KEB Hana Bank

Lotte Chemical Corporation

Lotte GRS

Mercedes-Benz Korea Ltd.

Merck KGaA

NH NongHyup Bank

Qualcomm Inc.

SK Broadband

SK Engineering & Construction

SK Telecom



Automobiles & Parts



Financial Services

Industrial Engineering

Mining & Metals


Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics


Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 3 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

MERGER CONTROL IN KOREA Vol. 03 - KFTC’s Unconditional Approval of Joint Venture Between Ride-Hailin

John H Choi, Jooyoung Park, Young Chul Yim, Sangdon Lee, Hyunah Kim

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MERGER CONTROL IN KOREA Vol. 02 - Introduction of New “Size-of-Transaction” Test Confirmed

John H Choi, Jooyoung Park, Young Chul Yim, Sangdon Lee

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Merger Control in Korea _Vol.01

John H Choi, Jooyoung Park, Young Chul Yim, Sangdon Lee, Ye Sun Han

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