Antitrust Antitrust

Kakao Mobility visited by South Korean regulator for alleged unfair support to affiliated taxis

By Jenny Lee
  • 27 Oct 2021 04:06
  • 27 Oct 2021 04:06
The antitrust investigation into the mobility arm of South Korean platform giant Kakao is picking up steam, with the country’s regulator conducting another dawn raid to collect evidence that the company provided unfair support to Kakao-affiliated taxis.
The purpose of the recent visit to Kakao Mobility’s headquarters was for the

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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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