AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
- Banking & Financing
Represented Samsung Investment Trust, KB Asset Management, KDB Asset Management, Choheung Investment Trust in disputes involving investment funds and derivatives
Advised Dongyang Financial on matters regarding debt collection activities and represented it in a litigation for cancellation of debtor’s fraudulent transfer
Provided advisory service for Meritz Insurance on product design and represented it in an insurance litigation
Conducted M&A related asset audits at Shinhan Finance Holdings, Shinhan Bank, Good Morning Shinhan Securities, and many other institutions.
- Real Estate & Construction
Advised Koramco REITs Management and Trust in connection with the purchase of the Citibank office building
Advised clients in connection with acquisition of real estate domestic and offshore such as Mesa Building at Myung-dong, an office building in Redevelopment Area 3 at Yang-dong, and Ubora Tower Building in Dubai, UAE
Advised and acted for Kyungnam Industry on the Hangdam island Development Project
Advised Hanaro Telecom in respect of its acquisition of Thrunet
Advised WiderThan Co. in respect of its acquisition of Gtano (US company)
Conducted a legal audit at Lapaz-Halla Cement in connection with a merger and
Advised IPIC on its acquisition of Hyundai Oil Bank’s shares by executing call options
Advised Samsung Electronics on its joint venture with Toshiba
Provided advisory services for the drafting of the Operation Rules and Regulations of Korea Power Exchange and the amending of the Electricity Business Law
Conducted a legal audit at Hyundai Autonet concerning a merger and acquisition matter
Claims for rectification of corporate taxes based on cancellation of contracts
Calculation of acquisition profits in case of M&A among 3 parties
Property tax with regard to a trust based on trust laws.
Peter (Weon-Eui) Hong
Jeong Ho Seo
Cathay Associates Seoul is a leading boutique law firm focused on “strategic legal consultation” to businesses. As a boutique law firm composed of attorneys with big firm and in-house experience, we are very confident that clients, facing complex and sophisticated matters, will be satisfied after meeting with our team in Seoul.
Furthermore, we believe in the “voice of the client” and those voices provide the best description of who we are, our values as a professional firm of legal and business advisors, and how we are different from the many other traditional law firms in South Korea.
Fundamentally, we provide high-value services to various businesses in accordance with their comprehensive business needs, including company formation, daily business matters, M&A, capital raising, taxation, litigations and arbitrations.
- Fair Trade Law
We have a strong background and years of expertise in issues relating to fair trade. Our team assists clients with complex cross-border trade issues to prevent and resolve disputes, allowing for smooth interaction.
- Cyber Safety/“White Collar Crime”
Our firm has an established history of creating and executing cyber safety policies for a national agency, giving us an extensive expertise in criminal law issues relating to white collar crime.
CONTACT / INQUIRY
9th Fl., Daedong bldg., 51-5, Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea