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 April 23, 2019

William McGovern Discusses Litigation and Regulatory Risk in Current US-China Climate

William McGovern, with extensive government enforcement defense experience throughout Asia, will join a panel of fellow specialists to speak on the risks that companies and individuals conducting business with China face, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

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Events April 22, 2019

Robin Rathmell Discusses Litigation Funding Abroad at the Big Debt Recovery Conference in Moscow

A gradual relaxation of rules in most common law jurisdictions has led to litigation funding quickly becoming a more mainstream solution to mitigating the financial risk of litigation around the world.

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Firm News April 12, 2019

John Han Speaks With CDR on Patent Overcharging Saga against CPA Global

Kobre & Kim’s John Han recently sat down with Commercial Dispute Resolution to discuss the latest court decision in the investigation against CPA Global for alleged overcharging of its patent renewal services.

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Publications April 12, 2019

Jason Kang with South China Morning Post: New Risks for PRC-Facing Foreign Investors

Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong-based Jason Kang provided his insights to major Hong Kong-based newspaper South China Morning Post on the unexpected risks behind China’s new foreign investment regime, which was recently passed in early 2019.

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Events April 10, 2019

Jason Masimore on What to Consider in U.S.-Facing Extradition Cases

London-based attorney and former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor Jason Masimore recently delivered a speech in Kiev, Ukraine entitled “U.S.-Facing Considerations in Extradition Cases” at the International Criminal Law Forum 2019 on April 5th.

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Events April 10, 2019

John Han and Hartley West on Partnering with the U.S. Government in Asset Recovery Efforts with ACC Singapore

When conventional approaches to asset recovery fail to compel international debtors, joining forces with U.S. enforcement to implement offensive investigations can sharpen asset recovery tactics by facilitating the acquisition of investigative intelligence, enforce court orders and apply heavy pressure to debtors.

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Events April 9, 2019

Leif Simonson to Deliver Talks on International Arbitration and Judgment Enforcement at ABA Annual Conferences

Kobre & Kim’s Leif T. Simonson is taking his experience with cross-border disputes, judgment enforcement and asset recovery and is hitting the road to deliver remarks at American Bar Association (ABA) annual conferences in Washington, D.C. and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Events April 4, 2019

Shaun Wu at C5’s Anti-Corruption Switzerland Conference: What China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Means for MNCs

Kobre & Kim attorney Shaun Wu was a distinguished speaker at C5’s Anti-Corruption Conference 2019 in Switzerland, where on April 4th he delivered a presentation on China’s anti-corruption campaign and its impact on multi-national corporations (MNCs) doing business in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). 

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Client Alert April 3, 2019

To Catch a Debtor: Finding the Money

  • For international creditors, monetizing claims against debtors located in the People’s Republic of China has proven difficult.
  • The first challenge is finding where the assets are, specifically via offshore discovery.
  • Time is of the essence, and “freezing” the money is next.

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Publications April 1, 2019

Shaun Wu Discusses China’s New Foreign Investment Regime with The Asian Lawyer

Shanghai-based Kobre & Kim attorney Shaun Wu recently caught up with The Asian Lawyer to discuss a “major rewrite” of China’s foreign investment laws, which was just passed a few weeks ago and has lawyers divided over whether it is a game-changer for the foreign bar. 

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Firm News April 1, 2019

Kobre & Kim Scores Victory in $14m Judgment against Sky Solar Holdings Founder

Kobre & Kim secured an order from a New York federal court confirming an arbitration award totaling nearly $14 million entered against Weili Su, the founder of Sky Solar Holdings Co. Ltd., a Cayman Islands company that operated solar power generating parks around the world.

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Events April 1, 2019

Daniel Saval Explores Strategies for Crypto Asset Recovery at the INSOL International Conference in Singapore

Kobre & Kim’s Daniel Saval brings his experience in both high-stakes insolvency as well as cryptocurrency to the INSOL International Annual Regional Conference in Singapore on April 4th.

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Events March 29, 2019

Steven Kobre Talks Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards with HIALSA

Firm co-founder Steven Kobre will be joining the Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association, or HIALSA, on April 1st for the last session of their 2018-19 international arbitration workshop on what is usually the last step in the lifecycle of an arbitration, the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards

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Client Alert March 27, 2019

Successfully Fighting a Spoofing or Market Manipulation Subpoena from the DOJ or the CFTC

  • The U.S. government has set its sights on market manipulation and “spoofing” among both traditional and digital currency traders.
  • For the trading firms and other market participants who could be in the government’s crosshairs, now is the time to plan how you will respond to a subpoena.
  • Traders and trading firms that find themselves on the receiving end of a subpoena related to spoofing or market manipulation should not immediately assume that cooperation is the best or only way to respond.

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Events March 26, 2019

Rebecca Hume Delivers Webinar on Resolving Shareholder Disputes with Financial Poise

On March 26th, Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume participated in a Webinar panel on Resolving Shareholder Disputes as part of Financial Poise’s series on Common Commercial Conflicts 2019.

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