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.


Events November 8, 2019

Shaun Wu on how AI is Changing the Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Landscape

Kobre and Kim’s Shaun Wu recently led a panel at Trace International’s 2019 International Anti-Corruption Compliance Summit in Shanghai on the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning on anti-corruption compliance both inside and outside of greater China.

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Publications November 4, 2019

Kobre & Kim’s FOIA Suit against CFTC Published in The Wall Street Journal

Kobre & Kim’s recent lawsuit against the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) was covered in The Wall Street Journal as attention builds over the impact of the CFTC’s secret settlement on market manipulation regulatory standards going forward.

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Publications November 1, 2019

Kobre & Kim Goes After the CFTC over Settlement Gag Order: National Law Journal

Kobre & Kim has gone after the U.S. Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) by filing a complaint under the Freedom of Information Act in regards to the recent settlement reached between the regulator and Kraft-Mondelez.

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Publications October 30, 2019

Kobre & Kim Fights Back Against Chinese Billionaire Debtor’s Bankruptcy Plan: The Verge

Acting as legal representation for Chinese asset management Shanghai Lan Cai, Kobre & Kim’s Chris Cogburn provided a statement to The Verge regarding the firm’s current arbitral enforcement campaign against billionaire debtor Jia Yueting.

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Accolades October 29, 2019

Kobre & Kim Listed in Global Investigations Review’s 100 Firms of 2019

Kobre & Kim has been named one of the world’s leading law firms for corporate investigations in the 2019 Global Investigations Review 100. 

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Publications October 28, 2019

Robin Rathmell and Sean Buckley Discuss Sanction Compliance for Foreign Companies in Levick’s eBook

White-collar lawyers Robin Rathmell and Sean Buckley discussed compliance with U.S. sanctions for foreign companies in Levick’s third edition eBook, “Navigating U.S. Regulatory, Legal & Communications Hurdles.”

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Publications October 23, 2019

Jeremy Bressman Speaks with Israel Desks on Foreign Investors in China

In Israel Desks’ September 2019 Edition, Kobre & Kim lawyer Jeremy Bressman spoke on foreign investment in Israel’s technology market and the role of investor regulations in China.

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Client Alert October 21, 2019

Clearing Your Name against U.S. Civil Trade Secret Theft Claims

  • In light of the ongoing PRC-U.S. trade dispute, Chinese companies are more likely to face charges in U.S. courts against civil claims of trade secret theft.
  • Civil trade secret misappropriation cases in U.S. courts can be particularly complex and high-stakes for Chinese companies on the defensive end of cross-border disputes.
  • Chinese companies, their executives and legal representatives should familiarize themselves with U.S. IP protection standards in the face of pending cross-border litigation. 

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Publications October 18, 2019

Kobre & Kim Denounces Chinese Billionaire Debtor’s Bankruptcy Plan in Law360

As Kobre & Kim continues its arbitral enforcement campaign against billionaire Jia Yueting, the Chinese tycoon has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in an apparent attempt to delay or circumvent judgment. Kobre & Kim’s Daniel Saval, a bankruptcy lawyer well-versed in cross-border insolvency matters, provided a statement to Law 360 about this development.

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Events October 2, 2019

Martin De Luca Leads Discussion on Conducting Investigations in Latin America at IV International Compliance Congress

On Thursday, October 10, Kobre & Kim’s Martin De Luca will discuss the challenges of conducting investigations in Latin America at the Fourth International Compliance Congress, hosted by Argentine Association of Ethics and Compliance (AAEC) and Refinitiv in Buenos Aires.

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Publications October 2, 2019

Kobre & Kim Discusses SEC’s “regulation-by-enforcement mentality” in ICO case with Cointelegraph

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sauter and David McGill, who both regularly represent clients in disputes and investigations involving digital currency, recently spoke with Cointelegraph on the ongoing battle between messaging giant Kik and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Publications October 1, 2019

Global Kobre & Kim Issues $100m Summons Against Indian MNC in Dutch Court for Defiance of Asset Freezing Order

A team of Kobre & Kim lawyers continue to ramp up pressure against Indian technology infrastructure provider Rolta Global on behalf of client Pinpoint Asset Management with the serving of a U.S. $100 million summons in the Amsterdam District Court for allegedly failing to comply with an earlier freezing order.

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Events September 25, 2019

Marcus Green to Moderate Panel Exploring Special Elements of Enforceable Awards at Third Annual Conference on Enforcement of Arbitration Awards

On Thursday, September 26, Kobre and Kim’s Marcus Green will moderate a panel at Juris Conferences’ Third Annual Conference on Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Events September 24, 2019

Shaun Wu on Whistleblower Claims in China’s Financial Services Companies

Shanghai-based investigations lawyer Shaun Wu will be speaking at the International Bar Association (IBA) 2019 Annual Conference in Seoul to discuss the environment surrounding whistleblower claims at China-based financial services companies.

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Events September 24, 2019

Vasu Muthyala on Double Jeopardy in Criminal Proceedings at IBA Seoul

Hong Kong-based government enforcement defense lawyer Vasu Muthyala will be speaking at the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference in Seoul on September 25.

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