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COVID-19 Legal Review

Navigating the Current Legal Environment

April 21, 2020

Labor & Employment
Contracts & Force Majeure
Insurance
Healthcare

Navigating key legal issues related to operating in Korea during the COVID-19 period and beyond

On the KBLA Blog

Ministry of Environment Announces Jan. 1, 2021 Effective Date for the Amended Enforcement Decree of the Resource Circulation Act

Korea’s Ministry of Environment (the “MOE”) announced that the amendment to the Enforcement Decree of the “Act on Resource Circulation of Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Vehicles” (the “Resource Circulation Act”) (this “Amendment”) will become effective on January 1, 2021.

Aug. 10, 2020

Amendments to the Personal Information Protection Act and Credit Information Use and Protection Act Go into Effect

Amendments to the Personal Information Protection Act (‘PIPA’) and Credit Information Use and Protection Act (‘Credit Information Act’) that were promulgated on February 4, 2020 took effect on August 5, 2020, along with their respective implementing regulations that were also amended to reflect the changes in the two laws.

Aug. 10, 2020