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.


February 22, 2018

Cross-Border Government Enforcement Defense Team Tackles Bribery Risks in Latin America and Asia

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors Hartley West and John Couriel, along with Hong Kong-based Nan Wang, team up to offer insight on how multinational companies with operations in Asia and Latin America can take strategic steps to minimize bribery risks.

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February 15, 2018

Citing Firm’s ‘Booming’ Asia Practice, Kobre & Kim Continues Rapid Growth, Am Law Reports

Kobre & Kim’s “focused business model and its booming Asia practice combined for stellar growth in 2017,” reports The American Lawyer

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February 14, 2018

Daniel Zaheer and Michael Rosen Discuss Strategies for Navigating Patent Litigation at AUTM Annual Meeting

On February 18, Daniel Zaheer and Michael Rosen will share strategies for navigating changes in the patent litigation landscape at the Association of University Technology Managers 2018 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. The panel, titled “Lessons for Technology Managers from the Front Lines of Litigation,” will focus on the patent law’s evolving areas, including sovereign immunity, patent eligibility and the validity of inter partes review.

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February 13, 2018

Market Manipulation Defense Lawyers David McGill and Benjamin Sauter Offer Insight on How To Combat Government Allegations

Government enforcement defense lawyers David McGill and Benjamin Sauter offer insight on how to formulate a data-driven spoofing defense strategy in Bloomberg Law.

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February 9, 2018

Farrington Yates Explores Offshore Insolvency and Recovery Strategies at ARIL Conference

Farrington Yates will share effective strategies for offshore insolvency and recovery February 9 at the Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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February 1, 2018

Trusts and Estates Team Explores Guardianship Issues Under U.S. Law in Wealth Briefing Article

A trusts and estates team including Steven Perlstein, Adriana Riviere-Badell, Josh Sheptow, Robin Rathmell and James Corbett QC examine the issues guardianship raises as they apply to U.S. law in Wealth Briefing. The team explains how strategic estate planning can mitigate conflict among friends and family, minimize financial consequences, and ensure your wishes are executed in the event of cognitive decline or death.

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January 31, 2018

Government Enforcement Defense Lawyers David McGill and Benjamin Sauter on Why Cryptocurrency Traders Must Prepare for Regulatory Scrutiny

As the shift toward cryptocurrency trading becomes more pronounced, U.S. regulators will inevitably be compelled to take more action. David McGill and Benjamin Sauter, who regularly represent clients in digital currency disputes, explain why and how traders should brace for a significant wave of prosecutions in Traders magazine. 

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January 31, 2018

DOJ Drops Remaining Charges Against Kobre & Kim Client Salomon Melgen Following Hung Jury and Partial Acquittal

Our government enforcement defense team has secured a major victory on behalf of our client Dr. Salomon Melgen, Senator Bob Menendez’s co-defendant in the highly publicized 10-week corruption trial pursued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

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January 24, 2018

William McGovern Addresses Investigations and Litigation in China at Fordham Law School Seminar

William McGovern, a former U.S. government lawyer and member of the firm’s Asia Government Enforcement Defense team, will examine the latest regulatory developments’ impact on China investigations at a January 24 Fordham Law School seminar in New York. 

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January 17, 2018

Kobre & Kim Secures Strategic Win in CPA Global Matter

Our IP litigation team has secured a major victory before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center in a case brought against the firm relating to an investigation and possible consolidated action against IP management and technology company CPA Global for allegedly breaching standard service contracts with what may be tens of thousands of clients through concealed markups.

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January 10, 2018

Shaun Wu Examines Internal Investigations at World Bank Group Seminar

On January 10, Shaun Wu discussed the key steps for conducting internal investigations at the Integrity Compliance Management Workshop for Chinese Enterprises in Belt & Road Countries at the World Bank Office in Beijing. The seminar was hosted by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, the Integrity Vice Presidency and the World Bank Group.

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December 11, 2017

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 Recognizes Kobre & Kim With Top Rankings for Work Related to China

Chambers Asia-Pacific has recognized Kobre & Kim and three of the firm’s lawyers for their strong reputation in China for Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Restructuring/Insolvency.

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December 6, 2017

Vasu Muthyala Explores Anti-Corruption Enforcement at Asia-Pacific Summit

Vasu Muthyala explores the Asia-Pacific region’s anti-corruption environment and trends at the December 7 Duxes Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit in Hong Kong.

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December 6, 2017

Michael Ng Discusses Trade Secrets Litigation and Cross-Border Investigations at Sedona Conference

Michael Ng will examine strategies for cross-border trade secrets litigation and related internal investigations December 8 at the Inaugural Sedona Conference on Developing Best Practices for Trade Secret Issues in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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November 30, 2017

Firm’s White-Collar and Insolvency Groups Receive Top Marks From The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2017 recognized Kobre & Kim’s Asia-Pacific government enforcement defense and insolvency teams as top-tier in the region in recently released rankings.

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