Robin Baik and Daniel Lee Explain Securities Investigations in Korea for GIR
November 30, 2020
Publication: Global Investigation Review
Writing in a chapter of Global Investigation Review’s “Securities & Related Investigations Know-How,” Kobre & Kim’s Robin Baik and Daniel Lee, both based in Seoul, took a deep dive into the landscape of securities and financial investigations in Korea.
The chapter goes into what individuals and businesses in Korea might face when subjected to regulatory or criminal investigations into securities-related crimes. This includes the primary regulators and authorities involved and their powers; the actions criminalized; the investigation process; the openness to foreign cooperation; the ease of document production; the relevance of privilege and privacy; witness interviews; advocacy and defenses; and forms of penalty and other consequences.