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RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Managing Partner, Mr Tan Chong Huat, shares his views on the historic June 12 summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un on Business Times’ weekly column ‘Views From The Top’

Commenting on the June 12 summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in BT’s Views from the Top column, Managing Partner Mr Tan Chong Huat shared that RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Seoul-based ASEAN Plus Group member, DR & AJU, has established a “North Korea Economic Development Planning Team” to help North Korea foster global cooperation, promote market principles and establish the South’s first law office in Pyongyang.

The article was first published in The Business Times on 11 June 2018.

Big step towards World Peace
THIS WEEK’S TOPIC: What do you expect or hope to see come out of the June 12 summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un?

Publication: The Business Times
Section/Page: Views From The Top/Online
Date: 11 June 2018

Whatever the results may be, these developments augur well for the Korean peninsula and greater Asia Pacific region.

Lee Kyu Chul, a managing partner at DR & AJU, our Seoul-based ASEAN Plus Group member, has notably established a “North Korea Economic Development Planning Team” to facilitate reproducing the South’s successful economic growth by way of revising North Korea’s legal system. Former vice-chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries Lee Seung-Chul is an adviser to the team.

The team’s main goals are to help North Korea to foster global cooperation, promote market principles, and establish the South’s first law office in Pyongyang.