Constructive Dismissal: What it is and How it Works

Constructive Dismissal If your employer is behaving inappropriately, and you feel you can no longer continue to work under those conditions, there may be grounds for filing a constructive dismissal…

Covenants Against Competition in Franchise Agreements

I just got my hands on the ABA’s book entitled Covenants Against Competition in Franchise Agreements edited by Michael R. Gray and Natalma M. McKnew. We work with a number…

Korean Smart City Opportunities for Foreign and Domestic Companies Doing Business in Korea

The Korean government’s “2020 Smart Challenge” is officially rolling out with the Act on the Promotion of Smart City Development and Industry of Korea. The Act is coming into effect…

Korean Statute of Limitation in Civil Cases in Korea

The period of the Korean statute of limitation varies based on the type of wrong/breach, type of parties to the case, and details of the matter. The list below is a…

Links to Relevant Resources in Korea.

IPG, over the next couple of weeks, shall be updating readers of the The Korean Law Blog on issues concerning arbitration in Korea and against Korean companies. We have posted…

Korean Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year: IPG Legal

IPG’s Korean Office was awarded the distinction as the Korea Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the year by a well-known international business journal in the United Kingdom. The journal is…

Leading Commercial Arbitration Law Firm in Korea

IPG is one of the leading Korean law firms retained for international arbitration matters by multinational companies in need of efficient, proactive, and non-conflicted advocacy in Korea, North America, and…

Suspending Korean Workers without Pay due to Economic Fallout from the Coronavirus: Korean Employment Law Basics

IPG has numerous client-employers in Korea that are facing serious economic conditions because of the spread of the coronavirus across Korea. In my nearly two decades, in Korea, we have…

How to Invest in Korean Free Economic Zones (KFEZs): Korean Market Entry

Korean Free Economic Zones (KFEZs) are specially designated areas designed to improve the business and living environments for foreign firms looking to invest in Korea. In 2003, Korea’s very first…

Korean Workplace Discrimination Laws

There are numerous Korean labor and employment laws that prohibit employers from discriminating against their employees in a Korean workplace. These Korean workplace discrimination laws are found in a myriad…