Antitrust Antitrust

Naver's 'tricky and unprecedented' self-preferencing case wraps up in South Korean court

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 15 Sep 2022 06:42
  • 15 Sep 2022 06:42
Naver’s long-running court battle with South Korea’s competition regulator over allegations the tech giant engaged in self-preferencing conduct for its online shopping service has entered the home stretch, with both sides wrapping up their arguments in a final hearing on Wednesday.

In reviewing the case that they described as “tricky and unprecedented,”

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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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