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Hanwha's proposed takeover of Daewoo Shipbuilding raises competition concerns, South Korean regulator says

By Jenny Lee
  • 03 Apr 2023 09:35
  • 03 Apr 2023 09:56
Plans by South Korea's Hanwha to acquire Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has been granted clearance by competition regulators in several jurisdictions. However, the South Korean regulator is exercising caution, scrutinizing the potential for foreclosure in the naval-vessel and weapon-systems markets.
At a briefing this afternoon, the Korea Fair Trade

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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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