Category Archives: Doing Business in Korea

Company set-up in Korea #2 Company types in Korea for foreign investment

Foreign investments will fall into certain type of business in Korea. Mostly, foreigners can start Korean business by acquiring new or existing stocks, or by establishing a Korean branch or liaison office in Korea. Governing laws are different for the cases. A FDI (Foreign Direct Invested) company is a domestic corporation established under the Commercial […]

Company set-up in Korea #1 Definition of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is defined as an investment with an investment threshold contributed by foreigners amounting to at least KRW 100 million (approx. USD 75,000.00). Types of FDI include the acquisition of stocks of domestic companies, long-term loans (five or more years) from parent companies outside Korea, and investments in non-profit corporations in the […]

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year from THECL

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It is in the spirit of Christmas that we say thank you and best wishes for the holidays. Wishing you joy at Christmas and prosperity in the coming year!!   Our working hours during the holiday season: Christmas (December 25th): Closed New Year’s Day (January 1st): […]