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Over a long period of time, there have been various commercial legal issues between Japan and Korea in many respects, including economy and culture, arising from business agreements, disputes, and etc. The demand on legal services also increased in light of such development.

 

In order to assertively respond to such demand for legal services of corporations, Yulchon established the Japan Team consists of professionals and lawyers with in-depth experience in Japan related fields who are also equipped with a high level of expertise in many areas with a view to provide the best possible legal services in the matters regarding Japan.

 

In continuation of its long history of strong records, Yulchon’s Japan Team with top professionals in various fields currently provides professional legal services covering a number of areas, including corporate & finance, M&A, tax, antitrust, labor, litigation & arbitration, real estate, and more.

 

Furthermore, the Japan Team provides advisory services on preventive measures of potential legal issues with respect to investment, business, or other activities carried out by Japanese corporations and Japanese nationals in Korea, or investment, business, or other activities carried out by Korean corporations and Korean nationals in Japan. Yulchon provides a timely and effective legal advisory services by suggesting the solutions to the relevant issues acceptable to the client once a matter is at hand. In addition, the Team provides the best support in order to reconcile the difference between Japan and Korea in terms of the legal climate and culture during the process of handling the case.

 

The Japan Team consistently provides legal advisory services to Japanese corporations at seminars held in Japan that desire to enter the Korean market by cooperating with various institutions, including KOTRA and the government of Gyeonggi Province. The Team frequently offers seminars on Korean laws for Japanese corporations in the Korean market, and regularly distributes newsletters on Korea’s hands on legal works in Japanese.

 

Major Practice Areas

 

  • Professional Group Consisted of the Top Experts

Yulchon’s Japan Team has access to the top professionals who can provide the best possible legal advisory services in all areas, including corporate & finance, litigation & arbitration, tax, antitrust, labor, intellectual property, and more. Yulchon endeavors to provide a one stop service by the means of cross-field cooperation, and provides full legal advisory services by enabling a close cooperation among the top experts in various fields for the best possible outcome.
 

  • Smooth Communication

Yulchon organizes/operates the Japan Team by assigning the lawyers and advisors who are proficient in Japanese as well as the experts who are Japanese so that Japanese corporation clients will be able to communicate freely and smoothly without any difficulty.

 

  • Close Network with Japanese Law Firms

Yulchon has a close network with reputable Japanese law firms and patent law firms, such as Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Nishimura & Asahi, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, TMI Full Service Law Office, City Yuwa, Oh-Ebashi, Kitahama Law Office, as well as Kumi Law Firm’s Tokyo Branch. Such close network enables Yulchon to provide more comprehensive legal services regarding the legal issues that arise simultaneously in Korea and Japan.    

  • Provided advisory services to L Indemnity Insurance on the sale of treasury stocks to A Indemnity Insurance, a Japanese company
  • Provided advisory services to L Group on the sale of treasury stocks to S Financial Investment Group, a Japanese company
  • Provided advisory services to Company K, a Japanese company, on the acquisition from Company F, a US logistics company, of the shares of its affiliate
  • Provided advisory services to Company A, a Japanese liquor company, on the acquisition of the shares of L Group’s affiliate
  • Provided advisory services to Company S, a Japanese medical company, on the acquisition of entire shares of Company D, a Korean company
  • Provided advisory services to Company T, a PEF, on the purchase and sale of Company G, a listed Japanese company
  • Provided advisory services on a joint venture between Company F, a Japanese automotive part manufacturer, and Company S
  • Provided advisory services to Company M, a Japanese trading company, on the acquisition of the shares of Company H
  • Provided advisory services on a joint venture between Company R, a Japanese trading company, and Company N
  • Provided advisory services to Company D, an affiliate of Company S, a Japanese electronics company, on a merger
  • Provided advisory services to Company G, a Japanese Internet game company, on the merger of its affiliate
  • Provided advisory services to Company A, a Japanese automotive part manufacturer, on capital increase of Company R, an automobile company
  • Provided advisory services to Company P, on the stock sales to Company O, a Japanese financial company
  • Provided advices on behalf of Company F on the establishment of a joint corporation for manufacturing and production with Company E, a Japanese bearings manufacturer   
  • Provided advisory services to Company S, a bearings manufacturer, on the establishment of a stock company
  • Provided advisory services on the establishment of a joint venture between Company K, a telecommunications company, and Company S, a Japanese telecommunications company, and on the construction of a global center
  • Represented Company P, a seller of Company H, a Japanese automobile company, in a criminal lawsuit in Korea
  • Provided advisory services to Company S, an affiliate of a Japanese printing ink manufacturer on Customs Act
  • Provided advisory services to Japan Customs on inheritance tax and the regulations on deemed inheritance
  • Provided advisory services to Tokyo Association of Certified Public Tax Accountants on the taxpayer identification numbers system
  • Provided advisory services to Company B, a Japanese tire company, on the issues regarding transfer price of its subsidiary
  • Represented a Japanese ceramics company in a number of antitrust related cases covering business combination application in Korea in connection with new share subscription
  • Provided various advisory services to Company N, a Japanese company, covering labor issues, the wage system review, etc.
  • Provided various legal advisory services with respect to intellectual property covering the introduction of technology between Company S, a Japanese company, and Company K, license related laws, etc.
  • Represented Company S, a Japanese company, in a number of tax litigations
  • Represented Company E, a Japanese company, in a number of civil lawsuits
  • Provided advisory services on the import/export agency agreement between Company C, a Japanese company, and Company D
  • Provided advisory services on foreign exchange trade between Company N, a Japanese company, and Company M
  • Provided other legal advisory services concerning investments of Japanese corporations in Korea as well as investments of Korean corporations in Japan
  • Japan’s Corporate Reorganization Procedures – Focus on ADR of Business Recovery,  The Justice No. 158-3 (Special Issue Ⅱ) (February 2017) 
  • New Way of Handling Secured Rehabilitation Claims – Regarding How to Handle Japan’s Corporate Recovery Procedures through linkage, Human Rights and Justice No. 463 (February 2017) 
  • Summary and Implication of Japan Airlines’ Insolvency, Korean Lawyers Association No. 721 (Co-Author) (February 2017)  
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