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.


Accolades August 16, 2022

Kobre & Kim Among Top India-Focused Foreign Law Firms: India Business Law Journal

In recognition of its “laser focus on cross-border disputes and investigations,” the India Business Law Journal has placed Kobre & Kim among the top India-focused foreign law firms for 2022 in their “Regional and Specialist” category.

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Events August 15, 2022

Jason Kang and Jian Wu on Managing Cross-Border Risks for Belt and Road Chinese State-owned Enterprises

Though China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has opened up investment and development opportunities for Chinese companies – including state-owned enterprises (SOEs) – around the world, recent geopolitical events such as the Russian invasion of Ukraine have highlighted the international risks these companies face. Kobre & Kim’s Shanghai-based Jason Kang and Jian Wu explore risk management strategies during a virtual event at 9:00 am Shanghai time, August 20, 2022.

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Firm News August 10, 2022

Kobre & Kim Elevates Daniel S. Lee to Partner, Strengthening International Private Client Offering

SEOUL, AUGUST 10, 2022 – Kobre & Kim has elected Daniel S. Lee to partner, effective August 1, 2022. Mr. Lee’s elevation underscores the firm’s continued innovations in cross-border solutions for clients, including ultra-high-net-worth individuals (“UHWNIs”) facing government enforcement, asset forfeiture and reputation challenges in Asia and globally.

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Events August 9, 2022

Jason Kang Examines Offshore Creditor Rights in Restructuring of Chinese Companies During ALB China Debt Restructuring Forum

With economic winds shifting in China, more Chinese companies – from both publicly- and privately-held companies to state-owned enterprises – are at risk of default, and many will enter restructuring negotiations. What should both onshore and offshore creditors watch out for as they seek to protect their interests? Kobre & Kim’s Shanghai-based Jason Kang, who focuses on complex Greater China disputes, will dives into the topic during the ALB China Debt Restructuring Forum 2022 in Beijing, August 25, 2022.

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Events August 1, 2022

Evelyn Sheehan on How Public-Private Partnerships Aid Asset Recovery for Victims of Crypto Fraud

Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan, a former U.S. prosecutor focused on international asset recovery, spoke about the need for collaboration between the public and private sectors when trying to maximize asset recovery for victims of crypto fraud.

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Accolades July 29, 2022

Nine Kobre & Kim Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal’s Asset Recovery 2022

Who’s Who Legal’s latest “WWL: Asset Recovery 2022” rankings recognized nine Kobre & Kim lawyers among the top global asset recovery practitioners. 

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Firm News July 21, 2022

President of Inter Milan and Suning Founder's Son, Steven Zhang, Liable for over US$255 million in Hong Kong judgment and Sued in Italy Alongside Inter Milan

On 19 July 2022, the Hong Kong High Court handed down its decision granting summary judgment against Steven Zhang, president of the Italian football club Inter Milan and son of Suning Group’s founder Zhang Jindong, for over US$255 million in outstanding debts held by Suning Xiaodian.

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Accolades July 19, 2022

Kobre & Kim and Jason Masimore Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth Financial Crime Rankings

Kobre & Kim and Jason Masimore have been recognized in Chambers & Partners’ latest “Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals in UK” rankings.

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Accolades July 19, 2022

Timothy Haynes Among Chambers & Partners' Top 5 Offshore Disputes Lawyers in Asia Pacific

Chambers & Partners has once again ranked Kobre & Kim’s Timothy Haynes among the top 5 lawyers in its 2022 “Offshore: Dispute Resolution in Asia-Pacific Region Legal Rankings.”

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Events July 13, 2022

Evelyn Sheehan Unpacks Legal Developments for Digital Assets in Private Client Forum Americas 2022

Despite the impact they have on headlines, digital assets – including cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) – are relatively new technologies and forms of property. As these assets become increasingly mainstream, legal systems around the world are having to reckon with them as they become subject to regulations, thefts and disputes.

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Accolades July 12, 2022

Kobre & Kim and IP Litigators Michael Ng, Daniel Zaheer and Michael Rosen Recognized by IAM Patent 1000 for “Trial Readiness” and “Client-Defined Wins”

Kobre & Kim and its intellectual property (IP) lawyers Michael Ng, Daniel Zaheer and Michael Rosen have once again been recognized in the 2022 IAM Patent 1000, which lists the leading IP law firms and practitioners around the world.

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Accolades July 5, 2022

Kobre & Kim Tops Chambers Global-wide Asset Tracing & Recovery Rankings

Kobre & Kim has once again earned the very top rank in the Chambers & Partners Litigation Support Guide Global-wide Asset Tracing & Recovery rankings, with Michael S. Kim and Jef Klazen receiving individual recognition for their strengths.

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Firm News June 23, 2022

Kobre & Kim and Human Rights First Gain Asylum for Pro Bono Client

On May 31, 2022, Kobre & Kim succeeded in gaining asylum for a client, K, working with Human Rights First in our commitment to pro bono work. 

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Events June 21, 2022

Michael M. Rosen on Intellectual Property Protections for COVID-19 Vaccines

Kobre & Kim’s Michael M. Rosen, who focuses on cross-border intellectual property disputes, moderates a live panel on the debate over intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines from 2:30 pm to 3:30 EST, June 21, 2022, at the AEI Auditorium in Washington, DC.

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Firm News June 21, 2022

Jalil Asif KC Becomes an Advisor to Grand Court of the Cayman Islands Rules Committee

At the invitation of the Chief Justice of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, the Attorney General and other members, Jalil Asif KC has become an advisor to the Grand Court Rules Committee. 

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