News

Many of our engagements involve matters in which our clients face significant public attention. The following is a list of news stories about the firm, our clients, cases and the results we have achieved.


May 17, 2018

Cross-Border Latin America-Focused Team Offer Insight on Navigating FCPA Enforcement in Argentina

U.S. regulators continue to expand their enforcement across borders, recently with a special focus on Latin America. Former U.S Department of Justice prosecutor John Couriel, in collaboration with Miami-based lawyer Adriana Riviere-Badell and Argentina-admitted international lawyer Melisa Ortes González, discuss the ramifications of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) with a special focus on Argentina and how the U.S. takes on corruption on a global scale.

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May 7, 2018

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in the Chambers USA 2018 Rankings

Kobre & Kim’s New York, Miami and Washington DC offices, and a number of the firm’s lawyers, receive recognition for outstanding achievements during the past year in the Chambers USA 2018 rankings for the general commercial litigation and white-collar crime & government investigations categories.

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May 2, 2018

Jonathan Cogan and Samuel Stern Dissect the Government’s Case in the Senator Menendez Bribery Trial

Government enforcement defense lawyers Jonathan Cogan and Samuel Stern discuss the key aspects of their defense strategy in the high-profile Senator Menendez bribery trial.

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April 25, 2018

Farrington Yates Examines the Impact of Technology on Restructuring

INSOL fellow Farrington Yates will lead a discussion on the financial ramifications of data breaches, hacks and phishing scams at the INSOL New York Annual Regional Conference on April 30. The panel will explore the impact of privacy and data breaches on businesses and how the misuse of this data may lead to corporate restructurings.     

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April 20, 2018

Shaun Wu Tackles China’s Changing Regulatory Landscape

Shanghai-based lawyer Shaun Wu will lead a panel discussion on “Understanding and Managing Internal Investigations in China” at the Annual International Arbitration, Compliance & Competition Law Summit on April 24. 

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April 19, 2018

Insolvency Lawyer Daniel Saval Explores Offshore Restructuring at INSOL’s Annual Regional Conference

INSOL fellow Daniel Saval will discuss issues that commonly arise in international restructurings at the INSOL Annual Regional conference on April 29. On the panel titled “Offshore Restructuring: The Legal Overlay,” he will explore what happens when a proceeding is initiated, key issues lawyers often face, and strategies for implementing a restructuring in offshore and onshore jurisdictions.  

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April 18, 2018

Benjamin Sauter Explores Regulatory Developments Across the Digital Currency Landscape

Benjamin Sauter will lead a discussion on the rapidly evolving blockchain technology and digital currency landscape at the American Bar Association’s 2018 Blockchain Technology, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute. The panel will examine regulatory developments, the current state of the law and emerging legal issues concerning digital currencies, blockchain technology and initial coin offerings. Speakers will also provide insight into global regulatory efforts and how law enforcement and regulators are approaching digital currencies. 

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April 17, 2018

Leif Simonson Examines the Legal and Ethical Challenges in Cross-border Investigations

Leif Simonson will explore the legal issues that may arise in litigation and investigations involving multiple jurisdictions at the American Bar Association Annual Conference of the Section of International Law on April 20. The presentation will highlight the ethical hurdles in representing clients in cross-border cartel investigations, antitrust litigation and merger investigations. The panel will also address how different regulations across jurisdictions can pose challenges when considering recognition, scope of privilege and the approach to confidentiality. 

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April 13, 2018

Kobre & Kim Hosts the ABA 2018 Blockchain Technology, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute

On April 27, Kobre & Kim will host the 2018 Blockchain Technology, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute. Co-sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA) and its Criminal Justice Section, the program will provide an in-depth analysis of the emerging legal issues surrounding digital currency.

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April 13, 2018

Robin Baik Examines International Enforcement and Compliance Management

Seoul-based government enforcement defense lawyer Robin Baik will lead a discussion on cross-border enforcement and compliance management at the Asian Legal Business Korea Anti-Corruption Forum taking place in Seoul on April 18. The presentation will highlight best practices for meeting cross-border authorities’ compliance expectations, including multijurisdictional coordination, adapting to cross-border requirements and tailoring compliance programs to the evolving regulatory environment.

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April 12, 2018

Transatlantic Disputes Lawyer Robin Rathmell on Meeting the Unique Needs of UHNW Private Clients

Transatlantic disputes lawyer Robin Rathmell discusses asset forfeiture defense, representing private clients and the unique litigation issues he faces in his practice with Citywealth magazine.

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March 30, 2018

Creating a Roadmap to Recovery After Digital Currency Fraud: David McGill and Benjamin Sauter Explain

David McGill and Benjamin Sauter, both litigators with an acute focus on digital currency fraud and regulation, explain the strategies they employed to freeze misappropriated assets in a high-value cryptocurrency fraud.

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March 30, 2018

Cross-Border Team Offers Insight on Latest Privilege Rules for UK Investigations

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors Roger A. Burlingame and Steven Kobre team up with Rachel Goldstein to offer best practices for lawyers conducting UK internal investigations.

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March 29, 2018

Global Judgment Enforcement Team Offers Strategies for Freezing Debtor Assets Across the EU

The European Account Preservation Order simplifies cross-border asset preservation across 26 member states, introducing a standardized application process that can save judgment creditors time, effort and costs. 

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March 29, 2018

Seoul Office Named “New Asian Office of the Year”

Kobre & Kim’s two-and-a-half-year-old Seoul office was named “New Asian Office of the Year” at the 2018 Asia Legal Awards.

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