Tag: Korea

  • Case of the Day: Baek v. Radish Media

    The case of the day is Baek v. Radish Media, Inc. (C.D. Cal. 2018). Radish “provides a meeting place for fiction readers seeking unique content and writers with fresh voices on human issues looking to reach people outside of the traditional publishing house model.” I’m not sure what this means, but it sounds a bit […]

  • Case of the Day: Korea Deposit Insurance Corp. v. Suh

    The case of the day is Korea Deposit Insurance Corp. v. Suh (Cal. Ct. App. 2018). Tomato Savings Bank, a Korean bank, loaned ₩500 million to Debbie A. Suh. Suh failed to pay. The bank went bankrupt, and the KDIC was appointed trustee. It sued Suh in Korea on the loan. After a trial, the […]

  • Case of the Day: State Farm v. Amazon

    The case of the day is State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. Amazon.com, Inc. (D. Ariz. 2018). Following a fire at the home of Hussein Zeitoun, Zeitoun’s insurer, State Farm, brought an action against LG Chem, Ltd. The facts of the case aren’t stated in the decision, but we can infer that State Farm […]

  • Case of the Day: KT Corp. v. ABS Holdings

    The case of the day is KT Corp. v. ABS Holdings, Ltd. (S.D.N.Y. 2018). KT was a Korean firm that managed Korea’s fleet of communications satellites. ABS was a Bermuda corporation doing business in Hong Kong. In 2010, KT and ABS made a contract for the purchase and sale of the KOREASAT-3 satellite. Title would […]

  • Case of the Day: Han v. Financial Supervisory Service

    The case of the day is Han v. Financial Supervisory Service (S.D.N.Y. 2018). It’s a very odd case. The plaintiff, Karen Han, brought an action against Financial Supervisory Service, which may or may not be an instrumentality of South Korea. The action sought a judgment declaring that if she serves a subpoena for testimony or […]