Samsung Electronics Co. is hoping the White House will veto an order that would bar the company from importing some of its smartphones and tablets. But observers say the company and its lawyers shouldn't hold their breath.
The Dutch financial group is selling its Korean life insurance business to private equity firm MBK Partners for $1.7 billion.
A federal appeals court said Yale had no malicious intent in mistakenly confirming to Dongguk University that a bogus professor it hired had earned her doctorate at the Ivy League school.
Former Yulchon senior foreign counsel John Kim advises Korean companies on their overseas investments.
Jaewoo Lee will relocate from Hong Kong, where he was a counsel with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.
As foreign competitors crowd into Seoul, Korean firms have a secret weapon: their own ranks of foreign-qualified lawyers, mainly from the United States.
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled that an overseas criminal conviction should not be treated the same as a U.S. one in a disciplinary proceeding.
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.
The shifting market, a series of departures and leadership changes—in the U.S. as well as Asia—have raised questions about the firm's Asia strategy. But chairman Bradley Butwin insists that O'Melveny's commitment to Asia is as strong as it ever was.