Consideration and the Statute of Frauds Under Korean Contract Law

A contract, in Korea, is still binding on the parties, in most cases, even if the contract contains no consideration. Thus, a mere “gift” that contains no benefit to the giver may be an enforceable contract under Korean Law. However, in many international contacts (and even local contracts), it is best to still include the standard “consideration” clause, since enforcement of the contract could occur in another jurisdiction. For an article on the basics of Korean Contract Law please see:

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