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Korea Inc ready to kill major reforms no matter who becomes president

Lawmakers say only lighter measures, such as electronic voting and legal liability, are likely to pass after the election

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Samsung Electronics Co, which reported the highest quarterly profit in almost four years last week, said it would not convert into a holding company.

Seoul

MUCH of the mess South Korea finds itself in can be traced to billionaire Jay Y Lee's attempt to tighten control over Samsung Group, the business his father and grandfather built into the country's biggest company.

In 2015, Lee's family thwarted a move by hedge fund Elliott

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