"Recruitment" Korean court considers that "documents for sale of assets" have arrived at Mitsubishi November 10, 5:44


On the issue of "recruitment" during the Pacific War, a Korean court took the procedure of "public notice delivery" to publish the documents regarding the sale of the defendant's assets of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on the homepage, and the documents will be in Japan at midnight on the 10th. I considered it to have arrived on the side.

In November, the Supreme Court of South Korea accused Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of accused of being forced to work hard as a "women's working corps" due to the issue of "recruitment" during the Pacific War. He handed down a ruling ordering compensation.

The Japanese government has requested the Korean government to correct the situation of violation of international law, saying that it has been settled based on the 1965 Japan-Korea Claims Agreement, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has not responded to compensation.

Under these circumstances, in September, a Korean court took the procedure of "public notice delivery" to publish the documents related to the sale of assets such as trademark rights and patent rights owned by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Korea on its website.

Then, two months later, at midnight on the 10th, it was considered that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries had received a hearing requesting opinions on the sale of the assets.

The Korean court has taken the procedure of "public notice delivery" for other documents, and it is considered that it arrived at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on December 30, so the procedure of "cashing" the assets by the plaintiff side will proceed. Will be.

However, the Korean media has reported that it will take time to "cash" because there are still more necessary procedures.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries "Plan to submit opinion"

Regarding this, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries understands that "the issue of claims between Japan and South Korea and its citizens has been" completely and finally resolved "by the Japan-Korea Claims Agreement, and no claim can be made. We plan to submit a written opinion to the hearing, taking into account the current state of exchanges between governments. "