ABOUT IPG


Asia Law

IPG Legal, a full-service international law firm, is one of the most experienced firms operating in the Asia-Pacific and North American markets according to leading legal rating services.

Our Globally-Experienced and Locally-Connected attorneys and business professionals are intentionally different from the crowd. We love to work on the most complicated and contentious issues and enjoy providing proactive street-smart advice.  

We are intentionally different.  Law firms are often criticized for lacking the will or ability to provide efficient, proactive and non-conflicted representation to clients.  Clients and other law firms often turn to IPG after discovering this reality.  
Legal firmOur Firm and its lawyers have been recognized by leading legal rating agencies because of our strong local connections, a cutting-edge case management system and real on-the-ground international legal experience coupled with a fierce passion for success.  
Numerous international legal rating services have recognized our attorneys as leading attorneys in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Entertainment Law, Franchise Law and Criminal Defense Law.  

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REPRESENTATIVE CASES
Market Entry
American 
Travel Company
Established Korean joint-stock company. Drafted articles of incorporation, employment
rules, employment agreements, lease agreements, OEM agreements and 
obtained necessary government licenses.
Customs & Tax  Audit Chemical Company Successful resolution of a Korean Customs and Tax Audit for a major international chemical company. 
Anti-Dumping
Trade Sanctions
American Fortune 500 Appliance Company Trade dispute concerning dumping allegations against a major American appliance manufacturer and a Korean conglomerate with offices in both the U.S. and Korea.  
Joint Venture Dispute Major Austrian Automotive Parts Manufacturer Dispute between an Austrian automotive parts manufacturer and a leading Korean automotive conglomerate concerning a breach of the shareholder agreement.
Corporate
Compliance
NASDAQ-Listed Company
 
Drafted employment agreements, employee handbooks, employment rules, pension system, and corporate compliance structure for a company with offices in China, Korea, and Cambodia.
Real Estate American REIT Licensing, joint venture, and regulatory compliance issues concerning a retail shopping mall joint venture in Korea.
Merger Korean Medical
Company
Merger of a Korean medical technology company with a Chinese medical equipment manufacturer.
Due Diligence American Pharmaceutical Company Due Diligence, drafting of shareholder agreement and articles of incorporation for entry into the Korean market.
Acquisition Fortune 500
Luxury Brand
Due diligence, drafting of shareholder agreement and completion of acquisition of major Korean company.
Joint Venture & PF American Pharmaceutical Company Due diligence, drafted shareholder agreement, obtained government approvals, and completed Hong Kong project financing for a joint venture with a Chinese company.
Litigation American Exporter Successful settlement of a USD 28 million breach of contract matter in Korea.
Litigation - IP American Medical
Foundation
Successful resolution of a trademark infringement matter in Korea.
Joint Venture &
PF
Irish Agricultural Equipment Company Due diligence and drafting of MOU for joint venture between an Irish SME and a Korean manufacturing company.
Real Estate
Development
American Equipment
Manufacturer
Acquisition and expansion of a manufacturing facility in China.
Real Estate 
Development
British Development 
Company
Joint venture between British and Cambodian companies on the development of real estate in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Market Entry Korean Textile Company Due diligence, feasibility study, articles of incorporation, and lease of land for the establishment of a textile plant in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Employment/Labor Law Fortune 500
Consumer Product Company
Oversaw the layoff of 5% of the workforce in the Korean and Chinese offices of a major consumer products company.
White-Collar
Crime
American Defense
Company
Not guilty verdict for two employees of a major American defense company in a criminal prosecution by the Korean government.
Litigation American Defense
Company
Successful resolution of a dispute between a defense company and Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration.
Litigation - IP American Film
Distributor
Successful resolution of an IP infringement case between American and Chinese film distributors.