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.


Firm News December 14, 2018

Kobre & Kim Wins US Court Restraining Order Against Chinese Billionaire Jia Yueting in International Enforcement

Kobre & Kim has obtained another important victory in enforcing an arbitration award against Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, the high-profile businessman who founded tech conglomerates Le.com and LeEco. The arbitral award, made by the Beijing Arbitration Commission in January this year, is held by To-Win Capital Group Co., Ltd (“To-Win Capital”) against Jia Yueting.

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Firm News December 10, 2018

Kobre & Kim Wins Order Against Chinese Billionaire Jia Yueting in International Enforcement

Kobre & Kim has obtained an important victory in enforcing an arbitration award against Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, the high-profile businessman who founded tech conglomerates Le.com and LeEco. The arbitral award, made by the Beijing Arbitration Commission in January this year, is held by To-Win Capital Group Co., Ltd (“To-Win Capital”) against Jia Yueting.

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Firm News December 5, 2018

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in 2019 Legal Directories

The firm and its lawyers have received recognition for outstanding achievements during the past year by both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.

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Publications December 4, 2018

Kobre & Kim Analyzes OFAC Crypto Sanctions Designation in CoinDesk

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Beau Barnes and Jake Chervinsky – analyze the first crypto sanction designation by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and what it means for companies in the digital currency industry.

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Publications December 3, 2018

Nathaniel Barber Discusses SFO Enforcement Strategies with Commercial Dispute Resolution

Kobre & Kim attorney Nathaniel Barber spoke with Commercial Dispute Resolution on the future of enforcement strategies by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) following the appointment of its new director Lisa Osofsky.

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Events December 3, 2018

Vasu Muthyala Examines Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Investigations in Asia

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala will lead a discussion on recent developments in anti-corruption enforcement in Asia at Duxes' 7th Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit on December 6 in Hong Kong.

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Events December 3, 2018

Martin De Luca Discusses the FCPA and Internal Investigations in Sao Paulo

Kobre & Kim attorney Martin De Luca will join a panel of fellow experts to discuss challenges and specific cases pertaining to internal investigations – both in Brazil and around the world – at WFaria’s 3rd Compliance and Internal Investigations conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 4th.

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Events November 28, 2018

Steve Perlstein and Beau Barnes Discuss Using CFAA to Combat Insider Threats

Kobre & Kim attorneys Steve Perlstein and Beau Barnes will lead a discussion on the use of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) as a tool to combat insider threats at SIFMA’s Insider Threat Roundtable on November 29 in New York.

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Events November 27, 2018

Shaun Wu Explores China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign and Its Implications

Shanghai-based attorney Shaun Wu will speak on China’s anti-corruption campaign at the 35th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on November 30 in Washington DC.

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Events November 14, 2018

Jonathan Huth Leads a Discussion on Digital Currency Regulation and Enforcement

Jonathan Huth will lead a discussion on digital currency regulation and enforcement at Inside Fintech 2018 on November 30 in Seoul.

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Publications November 12, 2018

Kobre & Kim Explains the Global Reach of U.S. Sanctions in the New York Law Journal

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Wade Weems and Beau Barnes – explain the global impact and reach of U.S. sanctions in the global economy, which can place heavy penalties, fines, and restrictions on unsuspecting companies and individuals. 

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Events November 8, 2018

Daniel Lee Explores Cross-Border Internal Investigations in Korea

Daniel Lee will review what international companies should consider when conducting cross-border investigations in Korea at the Asian Legal Business Korea In-House Legal Summit on November 8. 

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Firm News November 8, 2018

Kobre & Kim Explains How Litigation Funds Support Israeli Tech Companies Facing Lawsuits from MNCs

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Michael Rosen, Robert Henoch, and Will Rosenzweig – shed light on the invaluable benefits litigation funding tools present for innovative Israeli companies facing court disputes with MNCs.

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Events November 6, 2018

Matthew Menchel Discusses the Decline of Trials by Jury in Federal Courts

Matthew Menchel discusses the national decline of trials by jury in federal courts at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ 2018 White Collar Seminar on November 9 in Washington DC.

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Events November 5, 2018

Scott Hulsey Discusses the Complexity of Cross-Border Investigations

Scott Hulsey will participate in a discussion on the complexity of cross-border investigations and at the 2nd Annual GIR Live conference in Frankfurt on November 9.

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