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New antitrust guidelines for screening platform dominance abuse take effect in South Korea

By Jenny Lee
  • 12 Jan 2023 06:05
  • 12 Jan 2023 06:05
New screening guidelines for abuse of dominance by online platforms have been implemented in South Korea.

In a statement (see here), the Korea Fair Trade Commission, or KFTC, said the platform-specific guidelines that define the screening criteria for dominance abuse stipulated in competition law have been finalized, and will go into effect

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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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