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 July 17, 2019
Shaun Wu on Corporate Integrity and Compliance on the Belt and Road for Chinese and G20 Member State Companies
On Thursday, July 18th, Kobre & Kim’s Shaun Wu will be speaking at the Seminar on Business Integrity and Compliance for the Belt and Road in Beijing, China.
Publications July 16, 2019
English barrister Nathaniel Barber discussed the 2018-2019 report released by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and its impact on regulatory priorities with Commercial Dispute Resolution.
Accolades July 8, 2019
Events July 2, 2019
On Wednesday, June 26, Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala moderated a session entitled “What Went Wrong – The Volkswagen Story” at TRACE International’s Bribery and Economic Crime Summit in Vancouver, Canada.
Publications June 27, 2019
With his experience advocating on behalf of clients under investigation for potential sanctions violations, Beau Barnes spoke with Global Investigations Review on the latest regulatory challenge facing the cryptocurrency industry: Sanctions compliance.
Publications June 25, 2019
Wade Weems with South China Morning Post on Chinese Banks’ Possible Breach of U.S. North Korea Sanctions
Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems, who formerly served in the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Security Division, spoke with South China Morning Post today on U.S. allegations that three large Chinese banks have possibly violated U.S. sanctions against North Korea.
Publications June 25, 2019
Nathaniel Barber Speaks on the FCA’s Final Report on the Royal Bank of Scotland’s GRG division with Commercial Dispute Resolution
London-based Kobre & Kim lawyer Nathaniel Barber spoke with Commercial Dispute Resolution on the recently published review on the treatment of small and medium-sized enterprises by the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Global Restructuring Group (GRG) division.
Events June 20, 2019
Events June 19, 2019
Events June 18, 2019
William McGovern Discusses Shifting U.S. Immigration Enforcement at the Annual Conference on Immigration Law
New U.S. policies now permit U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to use Interpol red notices as a basis to detain non-citizens in the United States.
Client Alert June 18, 2019
- The January 2017 Executive Order “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States” broadens the categories of immigrants who can face deportation to include those who pose, in the judgment of an immigration officer, a “risk to public safety or national security.”
- Under “Project Red,” ICE has collaborated with state and local law enforcement agencies, the United States Marshals Service, Europol, and Interpol to target and arrest individuals wanted by foreign governments. This is a departure from precedent for the U.S.
- In a recent demonstration of Project Red, ICE arrested 105 immigrants and foreign nationals in a five-day enforcement operation in New Jersey. Several of these individuals were the subject of Interpol Red Notices for alleged crimes in their home countries.
Publications June 17, 2019
Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems, who regularly counsels PRC-based corporations and individuals in cross-border bribery investigations, recently spoke to The New York Times in their investigation on issues of corruption within China’s health care industry.
Events June 13, 2019
On Sunday, June 16th, Kobre & Kim lawyer Adam Lavine will join a panel discussion focusing on asset recovery strategies in cross-border insolvency cases at the 19th Annual International Insolvency Conference’s NextGen Leadership Program in Barcelona, Spain.
Publications June 13, 2019
Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sauter brings his experience and insights in regulatory issues facing the cryptocurrency industry to discuss Wyoming’s new crypto-friendly state laws – and their potential to be emulated on a federal level – in Wired.
Firm News June 12, 2019
LONDON, Wednesday, June 12 – Nick Cherryman, one of the leading international commercial disputes lawyers in London, joined Kobre & Kim as a partner in its London office this month.
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