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.


September 20, 2018

Marcus Green Weighs the “End Game” Challenges within Arbitration Award Enforcement

Marcus Green will be leading a panel discussion featuring arbitration award creditors and debtors alike on the challenges in the “end game” of arbitration enforcement at the Second Annual Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in Amsterdam on Friday, September 21.

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September 18, 2018

Shaun Wu Tackles Dispute Resolution in China

On September 20, Shaun Wu will moderate the panel “Updates to Dispute Resolution in China” at AsiaLaw’s Dispute Resolution Summit in Hong Kong. The panel will highlight structural changes to China’s legal and regulatory landscape, recognition and enforceability of foreign awards or judgments in Mainland China, and the Belt and Road Initiative and the future of China-foreign disputes.

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September 14, 2018

Jonathan Huth Navigates the Impact of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

On September 14, Jonathan Huth will speak on the panel “A beginners guide for the future: The impact of blockchain & cryptocurrency” at the ALM Corporate Counsel Forum. Mr. Huth’s discussion will provide insight into the future of the digital currency industry including the opportunities and challenges blockchain technologies present and the importance of coordination of government enforcement agencies across jurisdictions.

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September 14, 2018

Nathan Park Analyzes Cryptocurrency Regulation in Korea

Nathan Park will moderate the panel “International Regulation of Cryptocurrency in Korea” at the International Association of Korean Lawyers Annual Conference on September 14. The panel will focus on the digital currency market in Korea, the legal and regulatory challenges faced in the region and key issues to consider in international business litigation involving cryptocurrencies.

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September 13, 2018

Jason Masimore Explores Offensive Investigations and Cross-Border Enforcement Strategies

Jason Masimore led a discussion on cross-border offensive investigations at the ALM Corporate Counsel Forum on September 13. The presentation titled “Protecting Profit: Litigation Strategies for Navigating Cross-Border Enforcement,” covered the impact of illicit trade against a company, the benefits of offensive investigations, and navigating cross-border enforcement strategies to identify and seize illicit profits.

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September 13, 2018

John Couriel Examines the Risks of Liability in Corruption Cases

Former federal prosecutor, John Couriel, discussed the liability of legal entities and individuals in corruption cases at the Marval International Summit on Compliance, Anti-Corruption and Investigations on September 13 in Buenos Aires. The presentation highlighted important considerations when conducting an investigation including the main risks for board members, the role of compliance officers, potential conflict of interest and the importance of maintaining independence.

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September 13, 2018

David McGill Discusses Digital Currency Regulation and Enforcement

David McGill moderated a discussion on the regulation and enforcement of digital assets at the TokenFest conference on September 13. The panel titled “Governance, Regulation & Enforcement” explored the U.S. regulatory landscape of cryptocurrency markets and government approaches to monitoring digital currencies, blockchain technology and initial coin offerings.

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August 28, 2018

Vasu Muthyala Explores the Impact of U.S. Enforcement Trends in India

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor, Vasu Muthyala will examine U.S. enforcement trends at the AmCham India Anti-Corruption Compliance and Risk Management Masterclass on August 29. The panel will review recent corruption cases in India, legal issues and challenges and the rise of enforcement by U.S. investigators in the region.

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August 14, 2018

Robin Rathmell Recognized as Leading Lawyer for High Net Worth Individuals

Robin Rathmell was ranked among the leading practitioners in the 2019 Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals Guide for his outstanding work on investigation matters involving fraud and money laundering.

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August 3, 2018

Asialaw and Benchmark Litigation Shortlist Shaun Wu for China Disputes Star of the Year

Shanghai-based disputes lawyer Shaun Wu has been shortlisted for the fourth annual Asialaw and Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards China Disputes Star of the Year.

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July 31, 2018

Kobre & Kim and Bentham IMF Launch First Fund Empowering Israeli Tech Innovators to Challenge Industry Giants

Kobre & Kim and Bentham IMF, a leading commercial litigation funder, have launched a first-of-its-kind disputes fund that empowers startup and growth-stage Israeli tech companies to pursue legal claims against virtually any adversary, no matter the size or location.

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July 25, 2018

Adriana Riviere-Badell and Gabriela Ruiz Examine Anti-Corruption and U.S. Government Enforcement Actions in Latin America

U.S. regulators continue to expand their enforcement across borders, recently with a special focus on Latin America. Adriana Riviere-Badell and Gabriela Ruiz will discuss the ramifications of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) at an AmCham Argentina presentation taking place on July 31 in Buenos Aires. The presentation will highlight U.S. regulatory enforcement on a global scale and recent anticorruption legislation in Argentina.

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July 23, 2018

Career Perspectives from Women in the Law Panel

Kobre & Kim is excited to host the Career Perspectives from Women in the Law Panel sponsored by the University of Chicago Law School Alumni Association. Attendees will hear from alumnae working in a variety of industries as they discuss what they would like to have known earlier in their careers, what would they have done differently, deciding on a career path, the importance of networks and their individual perspectives on the legal profession today.

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July 19, 2018

Shaun Wu and Nan Wang Outline What MNCs Need to Know as China Takes a Firm Stand Against Bribery

Multinational corporations (MNCs) in China have new reasons to pay close attention to local enforcement of commercial bribery laws, as local enforcement gradually shifts from targeting only domestic companies to foreign MNCs. Shaun Wu and Nan Wang, Shanghai-based lawyers who represent clients in China and across greater Asia in cross-border actions, analyze what MNCs need to know.

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July 12, 2018

Precedent-Setting Digital Currency Recovery Team Explores Options for Fraud Victims

David McGill and Benjamin Sauter, the first lawyers to freeze misappropriated digital currency on a fraud victim’s behalf, along with Washington DC-based lawyer Jake Chervinsky, survey the current digital asset recovery landscape in a recent Bloomberg Law article. 

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