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South Korea: KFTC fines foreign banks for price fixing in FX

On Sunday, Korea’s antitrust body said it will fine four foreign banks 693 million won ($615,500) for price fixing on foreign exchange derivative products. The...

South Korea: KFTC probes Google Korea

Google Korea is facing an antitrust investigation for allegedly abusing local game developers and distributors, according to the Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) and IT...

South Korea: Apple offices raided once again

Ahead of the "super-premium" iPhone X launch in South Korea, regulators have reportedly raided Apple's offices in Seoul. According to a report in London-based Metro...

South Korea: Blizzard accused of antitrust breach over ‘Starcraft: Remastered’

South Korea’s PC cafe owners have accused Blizzard Entertainment of breaching the local antitrust law by introducing a new fee system for “Starcraft: Remastered,”...

A Comparative and Economic Analysis of the US FTC’s Complaint and...

Posted by Social Science Research Network A Comparative and Economic Analysis of the US FTC's Complaint and the Korea FTC's Decision Against Qualcomm By Koren W....

South Korea: Antitrust watchdog clears Samsung-Harman merger

The Korea Fair Trade Commission approved Samsung’s acquisition of Harman International Industries on Monday, the Stamford-based company revealed in a filing with the United...

US: Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm

Apple filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm on Friday, days after the US government accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive...

Market Structure Still Matters: the KFTC Blocks a Merger between Top...

By Youngsoog Na - It is difficult to determine a perfect balancing point in the trade-offs between the need to positively readjust an industry structure...

Early Signs of Protectionist Merger Control in Korea? Probably No, At...

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Cecil Saehoon Chung, Kyoung Yeon Kim, Kyu Hyun Kim, Oct 29, 2014 In March...

Ballooning Definition of Cartel and Information Exchange in Korea

Cecil Saehoon Chung, Seung Hyuck Han, Sung Bom Park, Dec 17, 2013 In recent years, antitrust enforcement agencies around the globe have enjoyed more efficient...

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