April 16, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Soo-hyun Lee

Soo-hyun Lee

Dr. Soo-hyun Lee is an Assistant Professor of international economic law at the University of Suwon in South Korea. Prior, he was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Tokyo, a Research Associate at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, and has more than ten years of professional experience in the United Nations. He is also an advisor to Information Symmetry (lawandpolicy.info), a law and policy analysis firm that specializes in sustainable finance.

Analysis

South Korean firms face challenges as global disclosure rules tighten

Stricter disclosure requirements in the EU and US force South Korean firms to adapt quickly or risk losing ground

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeApril 1, 2024
Analysis

Why South Korea dropping anti-dumping measures reflects its changing priorities

As Seoul confronts new geopolitical and economic realities, it quietly ends a long-standing trade policy

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeJanuary 30, 2024
Analysis

Why South Korean semiconductor firms face opportunities and pitfalls in Japan

Due to potential policy shifts, firms like Samsung Electronics weigh costs and benefits of investing in Japan

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeJanuary 17, 2024
Analysis

South Korea grapples with how to balance economic growth and green goals

Seoul’s cautious approach has seen it position itself as supplier of key tech while continuing to rely on fossil fuels

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeDecember 25, 2023
Analysis

How South Korea’s all-encompassing ministries stifle innovation

Policymakers often lump multiple objectives in single basket, streamlining legal changes but increasing inefficiency

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeOctober 4, 2023
Analysis

How South Korea can take the lead in promoting sustainability disclosure goals

Seoul’s robust alignment with international standards gives it a distinctive edge in dialogue with Indo-Pacific states

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeSeptember 1, 2023
Analysis

South Korea’s green energy dilemma: Balancing economic and sustainability aims

Despite the ease of attracting political support and funding, merging economic and environmental goals could backfire

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeAugust 22, 2023
Analysis

South Korea struggles to adapt to Europe’s new emission rules

Seoul seeks to mitigate impact on exporters of EU’s carbon adjustment mechanism, but doing so could create new problems

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeJuly 13, 2023