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Coupang case moves to South Korean prosecutors following KFTC's self-preferencing sanctions

By Jenny Lee
  • 01 Jul 2024 09:12
  • 01 Jul 2024 09:12
South Korean e-commerce giant Coupang faces a new legal challenge as prosecutors prepare to launch a criminal investigation, barely a month after the country's competition regulator imposed sanctions for alleged self-preferencing practices.
The Criminal Investigation Division 6 of the Seoul Eastern District Prosecutor's Office has taken on the case, MLex

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Jenny Lee


Jenny joined MLex’s Seoul bureau in 2021 as a correspondent focusing on competition law and data privacy and security. Jenny received a Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s renowned Medill School of Journalism and worked for a number of news organizations in the US, including the Associated Press Television News, McClatchy and Voice of America, where she worked for almost three years in Washington DC. She returned to her native South Korea in 2019 as a reporter for Wired Korea.

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