If the free trade agreement announced Monday between the U.S. and South Korea becomes law, American law firms could have offices in that country as early as next year. With the 10th largest economy in the world, powered by global companies like Samsung and Hyundai, South Korea is an attractive proposition for some big firms. But once the trade pact is ratified, firms still working on aggressive expansions into China and Japan will have to consider how, and whether, South Korea fits into their strategies.
Trade Pact News Spurs U.S. Law Firms' Interest in South Korea
April 6, 2007
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