Korean law firms recruit retired bureaucrats

Some 720 of the Korean civil servants who have retired in the last five years have been taken on by law firms, conglomerates and financial companies.

Lawyers are targeting Korea's retired civil servants Sean Pavone

There is concern in the country about whether they will have undue influence and the president, Park Geun-hye, has toughened the regulations in order to make it harder for the civil servants to find employment with businesses. But this group of people have obvious attractions for lawyers. Some 69 have retired from the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office, for instance, and another 61 have left the National Tax Service. Source: Korea Times

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