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Client Alert June 14, 2024

Cross-border strategies coordinated by PRC-based global counsel can enhance Chinese companies' abilities to monetize IP claims

  • Chinese companies with significant intellectual property (“IP”) assets continue to see their bottom lines threatened amid increased competition with the U.S. and other Western companies.
  • Kobre & Kim's ongoing commitment to its mainland China presence (recently featured in Law360) is critical to its ability to effectively manage cross-border IP disputes initiated outside China by Chinese companies in industries such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence, and consumer goods.

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Client Alert September 7, 2023

Defensive and Counteroffensive Strategies in Delaware for Business Disputes that Turn Personal

  • Cross-border disputes involving ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) can often turn personal.
  • Commercial counterparties may try to make the UHNWI individually liable, putting their personal assets at risk.
  • However, if there is a connection to Delaware, UHNWIs can leverage the favorable tools available in the jurisdiction to resolve disputes in their favor.

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Client Alert May 4, 2023

Chinese Companies Should Not Shy Away From Potential Disputes Against Korean Chaebol Competitors

  • More Chinese companies are entering the Korean market, running head-on into family-owned conglomerates known as chaebols.
  • In a dispute, the overwhelming dominance of chaebols and the intricacies of the Korea legal market make it hard for Chinese companies to find a way out.
  • However, by combining creative legal and PR strategies, Chinese companies can put pressure on their competitors and protect their business interests.

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Client Alert March 22, 2023

Bringing a Global Perspective to Challenge Offshore Awards Successfully

  • Judgment and award debtors often hold assets in offshore jurisdictions such as the BVI – but these places are notoriously creditor- and enforcement-friendly.
  • When cornered by a creditor, debtors often find few – if any – legal avenues to challenge the claim against them.
  • However, a recent Kobre & Kim victory in the BVI demonstrates that, through deep familiarity of and ability to connect both offshore and foreign law, debtors can defy conventional wisdom and succeed.

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Client Alert June 14, 2022

Kobre & Kim Helps PRC Clients Enforce US $171M Award in BVI

  • Many parties, especially those based in Asia Pacific, soon discover that a recalcitrant debtor can frustrate enforcement of a hard-won arbitration award.
  • In cross-border enforcement campaigns, the debtor may throw up obscure legal challenges to cause delays and distraction.
  • A recent Kobre & Kim victory demonstrates how, through quick and strategic action, these distractions can be defeated and pressure can be maintained on the debtor.

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Client Alert August 8, 2018

4 Pitfalls to Avoid When Conducting Cross-Border Investigations of Shareholder Demands

  • Corporate directors and their counsel should understand the nuances of cross-border independent investigations, which can create pitfalls for even the most experienced corporate advisers.
  • Although the stated risks are common to many types of cross-border investigations, they can be unexpected for corporate advisers whose primary experience is U.S.-based.
  • Strategically navigating the pitfalls stated within is vital because the business judgment rule does not protect a board or a company from violations of the foreign laws discussed.

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