Abuse of Market Dominance in Korea: Competition Law in Korea

The Seoul Central District Court ruled earlier this year that Namyang Dairy Products Co. (“Namyang”) was in violation of the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act of Korea by abusing its market dominance and “unfairly taking advantage” of retailers. For more articles on Koran Antitrust Law please see: Korean Antitrust Law. Namyang, a major Korean dairy company, was accused by retailers of, among other things, forcing retailers to purchase expired or soon-to-expire products and purchase unpopular products.  The Seoul Central

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