Expertise

Abuse of Market Dominance

Introduction

Introduction

Shin & Kim’s antitrust and competition team provides highly specialized, packaged service covering all phases of abuse of market dominance cases from investigations to litigation. We provide tailored, practical advice and solutions based on sophisticated analysis drawing on the extensive breadth of expertise and experience of our team. Our antitrust and competition team is considered, both at home and abroad, to be one of the best teams for advising on abuse of market dominance cases, and has advised on many of Korea’s most prominent cases, including the investigation of Qualcomm, one of the largest abuse of market dominance cases in Korea. As a testament to our team’s expertise and reputation, our antitrust and competition team was also sought to publish commentary on abuse of market dominance in the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act of Korea.

Key Services

Shin & Kim provides the following services in relation to abuse of market dominance:

  • Assessing and advising on potential abuse of market dominance under the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act of Korea
  • Guiding clients through the KFTC investigations for abuse of market dominance 
  • Appearing before the KFTC at examination hearings and appealing the KFTC findings 
  • Representing and defending clients in administrative lawsuits, civil and criminal proceedings resulting from abuse of market dominance
Experiences
  • Qualcomm, in first abuse of market dominance case against it
  • Qualcomm, in second abuse of market dominance case against it
  • Mercedes Benz Korea, in abuse of market dominance case against it
  • Kia Motors, in abuse of market dominance case against it
  • Company N, in abuse of market dominance against company
  • Microsoft, in abuse of market dominance case against it regarding its bundling practice
Awards and Rankings
  • Ranked Band 1 Law Firm for Competition/Antitrust
    Chambers Asia 2016-2017
  • Ranked Elite Law Firm
    GCR 100 2017
  • Ranked Band 1 Law Firm for Antitrust and Competition
    Asia Pacific Legal500 2017
  • Named "Regional Firm of the Year – Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa"
    GCR100 2016
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