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.


Publications September 12, 2019

Kobre & Kim Discusses Cross-border Judgment Enforcement in the Wake of a No-Deal Brexit in Law 360 UK

Seasoned judgment enforcement lawyers Andrew Stafford QC and James Chapman-Booth offered their thoughts on an attractive option for UK parties looking to enforce a cross-border judgment in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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Events September 11, 2019

Adriana Riviere-Badell Speaks on Asset Recovery Trends at OffshoreAlert’s Latin America Conference

Kobre & Kim’s Adriana Riviere-Badell will speak on a panel at the OffshoreAlert Latin America Conference in São Paulo on September 16. This panel, titled “Asset Recovery Latin America: Tips From The Experts (Part Two)”, will be led by top international fraud and asset recovery attorneys to discuss the emerging and dominant issues surrounding successful recovery efforts in the Latin American region.

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Publications September 11, 2019

Kobre & Kim Secures $233 Million Freezing Order in a Dutch court against India-based MNC

Kobre & Kim lawyers John Han and Jef Klazen have secured a large-sum freezing order against the Indian technology infrastructure provider Rolta on behalf of their client Pinpoint Asset Management.

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Publications September 10, 2019

Kobre & Kim International Judgment Enforcement Team in AmLaw: “The Judgment Bloodhounds are at it again”

Kobre & Kim’s John Han and Chris Cogburn were featured for their most recent victory against indebted Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting in The American Lawyer’s “Litigation Daily”.

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Publications September 10, 2019

Shaun Wu Analyzes China's Corporate Social Credit System with China Law and Practice

Shanghai-based Kobre & Kim lawyer Shaun Wu details the importance of non-Chinese companies’ corporate compliance as the country prepares to enforce its corporate social credit system in China Law and Practice.

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Publications September 6, 2019

Evelyn Sheehan Discusses FinCEN’s Bolstered Investigation and Enforcement Measures in GIR

Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan spoke with Global Investigations Review on the message these new enforcement measures send to the global financial market.

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Publications September 6, 2019

Scott Hulsey Discusses How Foreign Companies Can Navigate Dawn Raids in Bloomberg Law

Kobre & Kim’s Scott Hulsey discusses how foreign companies and employees operating within the U.S. can prepare for the potential risk of unexpected information seizure and investigations from U.S. law enforcement in Bloomberg Law.

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Publications September 4, 2019

Who’s Who Legal Recognizes Twelve Kobre & Kim Lawyers as Leading Practitioners in Asset Recovery

Who’s Who Legal recognized Michael S. Kim, Randall Arthur, Robin Baik, Timothy de Swardt, Robert Henoch, Rebecca Hume, Jef Klazen, Andrew C. Lourie, David H. McGill, Andrew Stafford QC, Carrie A. Tendler and Peter Tyers-Smith in its recently published analysis of the asset recovery practice area.

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Publications August 22, 2019

Beau Barnes on the Impact of OFAC Blacklisting Digital Currency Addresses in Sanction Enforcement Actions with Law360

Kobre & Kim’s Beau Barnes discusses the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control’s (OFAC) recent blacklisting of cryptocurrency addresses with Law360.

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Publications August 22, 2019

Kobre & Kim Secures California Order Calling Chinese Billionaire Jia Yueting for Examination

In its ongoing offensive pursuit against Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, Kobre & Kim has secured another key victory in California in the form of an Order to Appear for Examination of Judgment Debtor.

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Accolades August 20, 2019

Human Rights First Awards Kobre & Kim with the 2019 Marvin E. Frankel Award

Kobre & Kim is a recipient of Human Rights First‘s Marvin E. Frankel Award, given in recognition of outstanding dedication to pro bono services. The firm has partnered with Human Rights First in the representation of asylum seekers and their families.

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Events August 19, 2019

Vasu Muthyala Teaches a Master Class on Anti-Corruption and the FCPA at AMCHAM India

Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala will present an Anti-Corruption and FCPA Compliance Master Class for the American Chamber of Commerce in India August 21, in New Delhi. The class will focus on the present anti-corruption climate in India along with how new global anti-corruption policies will affect businesses in India and abroad. 

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Publications August 16, 2019

Benjamin Sauter Discusses CFTC Overreach with the Financial Times

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sauter provided insights to the Financial Times on the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s settlement overreach in the CFTC v Kraft Foods Inc. and Mondelez Global LLC decision, as well as its impact on the futures market.

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Publications August 8, 2019

Jef Klazen, Marcus Green and Chris Cogburn Discuss the Current State of Arbitration Award Enforcement in the U.S.

Jef Klazen, Marcus Green and Chris Cogburn, all key members of Kobre & Kim’s international judgment enforcement team, discuss the challenges and opportunities that frequently arise in the enforcement of arbitration awards in the United States in a recent chapter of The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2020, a guide produced by Global Arbitration Review.

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Publications August 7, 2019

Hartley West Unpacks Her Government Enforcement Defense Practice in Vault Q&A

As part of Vault’s 2019 Guide to Legal Practice Areas, Kobre & Kim’s Hartley West provided an in-depth Q&A laying out her practice area and its focuses on white collar criminal and asset forfeiture matters. 

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