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Appa Said Knock You Out: Korean Judicial Invalidation of Knock-In, Knock-Out Currency Options

CC image courtesy of Martin Pueschel Appa Said Knock You Out: Korean Judicial Invalidation of Knock-In, Knock-Out Currency OptionsBy Geary Choe* I. Introduction Every Korean who has experienced the Asian Financial Crisis of 1997 remembers the sharp depreciation of the Korean won. In October 1997, just before the crisis, one U.S. dollar was trading at…

Mar 2014

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World War II in Glendale: A Look Back at Hwang v. Japan

CC License image courtesy of Melissa Wall World War II in Glendale: A Look Back at Hwang v. Japan by Yujin Chun* In Glendale, a suburb in the Greater Los Angeles Area, there is a bronze statue of a girl in traditional South Korean dress seated next to an empty chair.[1] Despite being less than…

Feb 2014

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Guys & Idols: South Korean Conscription Law

CC Image Courtesy of Jaeyeon Sim & Tanya Im Guys & Idols: Difficulties With South Korean Conscription Reform by Yujin Chun* South Korean pop music, known internationally by the moniker “K-Pop,” has an active and widespread fan culture. The devoted fans of K-Pop groups—at the time of this article, examples include all-male singing group SHINee,…

Oct 2013