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Employment law issues related to COVID-19 Webinar

Thursday, April 09, 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm

* Registered attendees will receive online access information.


Online live broadcast

* Summary of key points of Korean law and MOEL guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, including the new guidelines regarding working from home;
* Overview of cost reduction tools available under Korean law, both with employee consent and without employee consent;
* Process of applying for government subsidies when an company implements a temporary business suspension;
* Responding to common questions that we have received from our clients regarding COVID-19.

Presentation Materials



COST KRW 0 for members
KRW 0 for non-members
Noon, Wednesday, April 08, 2020

* No refunds for cancellations after this date and time.

About the Speaker

Hyun Jae Park, Attorney, Kim & Chang

Hyun Jae Park is an attorney at Kim & Chang’s Labor & Employment, Mergers & Acquisitions and Privacy & Data Security Practices.

Mr. Park advises multinational employers on all aspects of employment and labor related matters including employment policies and benefits, performance management and termination, employment litigation, business restructuring, employee data privacy, labor management relations, collective bargaining negotiation, employment and labor related issues in M&A and post-merger integration.

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Matthew F. Jones, Attorney, Kim & Chang

Matthew F. Jones is a senior foreign attorney at Kim & Chang. He primarily practices in the area of labor & employment.

Mr. Jones advises multi-national clients doing business in Korea on day-to-day legal issues affecting the workplace, including employee discipline and terminations, unions and collective bargaining negotiations and strategy, workforce reductions, workplace privacy, employment contracts, labor-related issues in M&A, crisis management, immigration issues and other human resources issues. He has also overseen and conducted hundreds of internal investigations involving allegations of employee misconduct.

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Sung Min Won, Attorney, Kim & Chang


? Kim & Chang (2018-Present)
? Vice President, McDonald’s Korea (2010-2018)
? Senior Regional Counsel, McDonald’s APMEA & General Counsel, McDonald’s Korea (2005-2009)
? Lee & Ko (2003-2005)
? International Procurements Officer, Defense Procurement Agency, Ministry of National Defense of Korea (2000-2003)

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Yunjoh Lee, Attorney, Kim & Chang

Yunjoh Lee is a senior attorney at Kim & Chang, and focuses her practice on advising clients in the life sciences, animal health, food, and cosmetics industries.

Ms. Lee has extensive experience advising multinational companies in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. She helps major multinational companies navigate the hurdles of doing business in Korea’s challenging environment, including complex regulations and active enforcement by Korean authorities. She also advises multinational companies in these industries to plan and implement acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring and realignment of their businesses in Korea. Ms. Lee also advises companies on the formation and operation of co-promotion, co-marketing, and distribution relationships and other business alliances with local partners.

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