The $240 million settlement likely leaves both sides a bit dissatisfied, but at least they can turn the page on a grinding court fight that's generated fees for several major firms.
The Korean capital has big ambitions but still faces major obstacles in challenging Hong Kong and Singapore as an arbitration destination.
David Yang is qualified in Argentina and spent over a decade practicing in Buenos Aires.
Linklaters has joined other British firms in appointing a non-Korean chief representative in Seoul.
The Los Angeles firm has publicly stated its aim to have a Seoul office of as many as 150 lawyers and to practice Korean law as soon as it can. Can Sheppard Mullin really make itself a leader in an ultracompetitive market?
The firm is acting for a consortium that had the winning bid for a lease to operate Port Botany and Port Kembla in New South Wales
Former U.S. defense contractor Edward Snowden chose Hong Kong to introduce himself to the world as the source for a series of major leaks about NSA surveillance programs. But it's hardly the ideal choice for someone seeking to avoid prosecution in America.