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South Korea launches new study to come up with platform merger review guidelines

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 15 Mar 2022 09:47
  • 15 Mar 2022 09:54
Acquisitions of smaller businesses or startups by large online platforms are likely to face more robust merger control rules in South Korea where the country's competition regulator is launching a study to create new rules for platform mergers that could create competition concerns.
The Korea Fair Trade Commission, or KFTC,

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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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