Our Tax Litigation Practice has secured excellent results in many administrative, criminal and constitutional tax cases as our experts in various specialty areas work together to proactively manage litigation proceedings by introducing creative and strategically effective arguments. Our Practice often addresses issues of first impression in the Korean courts.
- Successfully appealed national and local tax assessments on a spin-off transaction (KRW 458.9 billion).
- Successfully appealed a tax levied on assets of a life insurance company (KRW 314.4 billion).
- Won a case on beneficial ownership of interest and dividends of Overseas Investment Vehicle (public funds) under the Korea – Luxembourg tax treaty (over KRW 200 billion).
- Won a case on beneficial ownership of dividends under the Korea – UK tax treaty (KRW 63.4 billion).
- Won a case on beneficial ownership of royalties under the Korea – Hungary tax treaty (KRW 2.4 billion).
- Successfully appealed the denial of subordinated interest deduction in private investment transaction (KRW 18.2 billion).
- Successfully appealed a tax levied based on the Restriction of Special Taxation Act (KRW 97 billion).
- Successfully appealed a tax levied related to assessment and recognition date of profit and loss from unlisted stocks (KRW 92.1 billion).
- Successfully appealed the authorities’ denial of deduction of loss arising from the inflow and outflow of assets (KRW 74.9 billion).
- Successfully appealed the registration tax levied on foreign private equity funds (KRW 25.3 billion).
- Obtained a favorable ruling for deduction of allowance for bad debts after a merger (KRW 411.9 billion).
- Obtained a favorable ruling regarding withholding capital gain tax levied on the stocks of a foreign corporation (KRW 61.3 billion).
- Obtained a favorable ruling related to value of the interest rate of Asset-Backed Securities (KRW 24.3 billion).
- Successfully appealed a tax levied on support provided to affiliated companies (KRW 17.3 billion).
Tier 1 in All Ten Practice Areas – Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 20222022.05.06
Tax Firm of the Year – Benchmark Asia-Pacific Awards 20212021.05.27
Korean Supreme Court’s Decision on Beneficial Ownership Under the Korea-Singapore Tax Treaty2021.05.20
Tier 1 in All Ten Practice Areas – Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 20212021.05.14
Supreme Court Decision on Rent Accepted as Market Price Between Specially Related Corporations (with 100% Parent-Subsidiary Relationship) Under Corporate Income Tax Law2021.05.06
Successfully Represented a Multinational Chemical Company in a Leading VAT Case Related to Deductibility of Input VAT on Factory Transfer Services2021.02.25