Yoon & Yang Successfully advises Microsoft in KFTC’s Merger Review Investigation and First Consent Decree on its acquisition of Nokia’s Mobile Device and Service Businesses

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  • 2015.08.31
Yoon & Yang LLC successfully represented Microsoft Corporation since 2013 in the KFTC’s 22-month merger review investigation and the subsequent approval on its acquisition of Nokia’s mobile device and service businesses. In this case, Yoon & Yang filed for a consent decree, which was finally approved by the KFTC in August 2015, setting a precedent of an antitrust case where a consent decree system was applied to a merger review case for the first time.

Acknowledging the firm’s successful and innovative solution to this merger review case, Yoon & Yang was selected as the winner of the “Merger control matter of the year – Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa” at the GCR Awards 2016 held by Global Competition Review on April 5, 2016 in Washington, DC (USA).

Yoon & Yang continues to provide high quality legal advice regarding the antitrust & competition issues to assist Microsoft’s various businesses relating to Korea. 
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