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Samsung’s leadership vacuum is over, and so is the illusion of corporate reform in Korea

Samsung’s leadership vacuum is over, and so is the illusion of corporate reform in Korea

A high court in South Korea on Monday (Feb. 5) freed Samsung’s de facto heir Lee Jae-yong from serving any more time for his convictions…
Samsung chairman under investigation for $4.2 billion tax dodge

Samsung chairman under investigation for $4.2 billion tax dodge

Authorities in Korea aren’t done investigating the family behind the Samsung empire. This time around it’s Samsung’s Chairman Lee Kun-hee, who allegedly used accounts opened under borrowed names to
Samsung’s leadership drama hasn’t stopped it from having a dream earnings run this year

Samsung’s leadership drama hasn’t stopped it from having a dream earnings run this year

In July, Samsung Electronics reported an all-time record for operating profits of $12.3 billion for the three months through June. On Tuesday (Oct. 31), it…
Samsung Is Under Scrutiny Again as South Korean Police Raid Offices

Samsung Is Under Scrutiny Again as South Korean Police Raid Offices

Lee Kun-hee, Samsung’s patriarch, leaving a court in Seoul, South Korea, in 2008. The police are now investigating whether he misappropriated company funds to renovate his family’s home.
Samsung Is Under Scrutiny Again as South Korean Police Raid Offices

Samsung Is Under Scrutiny Again as South Korean Police Raid Offices

Lee Kun-hee, Samsung’s patriarch, leaving a court in Seoul, South Korea, in 2008. The police are now investigating whether he misappropriated company funds to renovate his family’s home.
Samsung Verdict Sends a Tough New Message to South Korea Inc.

Samsung Verdict Sends a Tough New Message to South Korea Inc.

Lee Jae-yong, the heir to the Samsung business empire, leaving court in Seoul, the capital, on Friday. He was sentenced to five years in prison.
Samsung Verdict Sends a Tough New Message to South Korea Inc.

Samsung Verdict Sends a Tough New Message to South Korea Inc.

Lee Jae-yong, the heir to the Samsung business empire, leaving court in Seoul, the capital, on Friday. He was sentenced to five years in prison.
Samsung Heir Faces Arrest on Charges of Bribing South Korea’s President

Samsung Heir Faces Arrest on Charges of Bribing South Korea’s President

Jay Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung, in Seoul, South Korea, last week. A special prosecutor is seeking to arrest him on charges of bribing President Park Geun-hye.
Samsung Heir Faces Arrest on Charges of Bribing South Korea’s President

Samsung Heir Faces Arrest on Charges of Bribing South Korea’s President

Jay Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung, in Seoul, South Korea, last week. A special prosecutor is seeking to arrest him on charges of bribing President Park Geun-hye.