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Taking Depositions in Suwon, South Korea (Updated)
When taking depositions in South Korea, naturally, the first city that comes to mind will likely be Seoul. Why not? I mean, it is the capital of the Republic of Korea after all. It’s the most populous city in the entire Korean Peninsula with nearly ten million people. There are countless international law firms with offices on both sides of the Han River, which cuts the city into the “north side”
Five Tips for Taking Depositions in South Korea
Are you heading off to South Korea for the first time on a mission to take a deposition and not sure where to start? Here are a few quick tips to help avoid international pitfalls: 1. Location, Location, Location! Need a location for your deposition? There are numerous conference room and videoconference sites available in South Korea. However, locations in providences...
Hangeul Proclamation Day
October 9th marks the date that Hangeul (meaning great script) was originally proclaimed the writing system for the Korean language, departing from the use of Chinese characters. The holiday was officially designated in 1945 when Korea gained its independence. From 1991 to 2012, it wasn’t celebrated as a legal holiday in South Korea, due to pressure on the government to reduce the number of...
All-Star Lineup Takes the Field for Korean Sports Arbitration Conference
The bases were loaded in Seoul this week as some of the heaviest hitters in sports arbitration law mixed it up in anticipation of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. In his opening remarks, Conference Chair Eun Young Park of Kim & Chang ran the bases on the topics to be addressed. He then brought home his remarks by stating that in addition to being entertainment, the string of...
Perks to Depositions in South Korea
International depositions provide limitless opportunities for travel, often to exciting locales. But will your destination have local U.S. -trained reporters and videographers to cover your depositions? If your depositions are in South Korea, the answer to that question is yes! You can take your deposition just as you would in the U.S., in a comfortable conference room, with realtime on your...
The capital of South Korea, Seoul, is the second largest metropolitan area in the world, and home to over half of South Korea’s population. Seoul is ranked as the world’s most wired city (and home to the world’s fastest internet connections), first in technology readiness, and is home to Samsung, LG, and Hyundai-Kia, as well as a dozen other Fortune Global 500 companies. In addition, Seoul...
Korean Dignitaries Promote Seoul as Hub of International Arbitration at 2014 Summit
Amending the Korean International Arbitration Act to make it more consistent with the latest revision of the UNCITRAL Model Act is the latest step toward Korea’s goal of making Seoul the venue of choice for international arbitration in the Asia-Pacific region.
Depositions in Suwon, South Korea
When taking depositions in South Korea, naturally, one might think of Seoul first. Why not? It is the capital of the Republic of Korea. It’s the most populous city in the entire Korean Peninsula with nearly ten million people. There are countless international law firms with offices on both sides of the Han River, which cuts the city nearly in half. There is cultural excitement that emanates