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Samsung, the hedge fund and the law

Legal pressures on South Korea's biggest company could help bring corporate reform

| South Korea
South Korean chaebols, such as Samsung, make its economy dangerously top-heavy.   © Reuters

Samsung's Lee Jae-yong may be out of prison, but the de facto head of the family-owned South Korean colossus may be feeling confined all over again.

The walls are closing in on Lee's empire from two directions.

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