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Antitrust decision against Booking.com to change its no-refund policy overturned by Seoul High Court

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 20 May 2020 01:20
  • 24 Jun 2020 19:49
An antitrust decision that ordered Booking.com to change its no-refund policy by South Korea’s antitrust regulator was overturned by the Seoul High Court today.

“The corrective order imposed by the defendant on the plaintiff on Feb. 12, 2019 is canceled,” the judge read. The defendant is the Korea Fair Trade Commission, or

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Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul


Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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