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 February 17, 2015

William McGovern Discusses Potential Legal Risks Chinese Companies Face When Doing Business in the U.S.

In this article, Hong Kong-based lawyer William McGovern explores the legal risks many Chinese companies face when endeavoring to grow their business in the U.S.

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Accolades February 13, 2015

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015

In the latest Chambers Asia-Pacific annual rankings for law firms and individual lawyers, Kobre & Kim’s Asia team received recognition for its insolvency and corporate investigations work.  

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Firm News February 12, 2015

Kobre & Kim Expands IP Practice With Lateral Hire in San Francisco

We are pleased to announce the addition of Daniel Zaheer to our San Francisco office and the continued expansion of our Intellectual Property Litigation practice. 

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Accolades February 12, 2015

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Recognized as Top Investigations and Business Crime Defense Lawyers by the Publishers of Global Investigations Review

Michael Kim, Steven Kobre, William McGovern, and Roger Burlingame of Kobre & Kim’s Government Enforcement Defense team have been recognized as leading lawyers this year in the areas of Business Crime Defense and Investigations by the publishers of the Global Investigations Review.

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Firm News January 20, 2015

Kobre & Kim Launches SF Outpost With IP Focus

We are pleased to announce the opening of our San Francisco office. Leading the new office and the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice will be Michael Ng, who joins the firm as partner.

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Events January 15, 2015

Jonathan Cogan to Moderate ALIS LAW Panel Discussion Concerning Joint Venture Disputes

Jonathan Cogan, a lawyer with significant experience litigating joint venture disputes in the hospitality space, will lead the panel discussion titled “Common Pitfalls in Joint Venture Agreements” at the inaugural Americas Lodging Investment Summit Law Conference for in-house counsel and law firms that represent real estate investors and developers. 

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Publications January 9, 2015

Hong Kong Lawyers William F. McGovern and John Han Share Thoughts With FinanceAsia on What to Expect in 2015

William McGovern and John Han of the Hong Kong office shared with FinanceAsia, one of Asia’s leading financial publications, their insights into Asia’s regulatory landscape for the coming year.

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Events January 7, 2015

Matthew Menchel to Discuss U.S. Tax Enforcement Across International Borders

Lead trial lawyer and Director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy Matthew Menchel gave a presentation at STEP Bahamas, “U.S. Tax Enforcement Across International Borders — A Discussion of the Raoul Weil Trial.” 

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Publications December 17, 2014

Robert Henoch Explains Why the Pressure Is On for Israeli Banks

In a Law360 article, former federal prosecutor Robert Henoch examines how the ongoing and aggressive effort by the U.S. government to extinguish international tax evasion by U.S. citizens is now focused squarely on Israel and its financial institutions.

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Accolades November 24, 2014

Kobre & Kim Recommended By Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution in the BVI

Kobre & Kim’s British Virgin Islands team has been recognized as a leading dispute resolution practice in the BVI by Legal 500.  

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Publications November 17, 2014

Steven Kobre Discusses Privilege in Cross-Border Investigations With the New York Law Journal

In this article, Steven Kobre and Leanne Bortner discuss how these privilege issues come into play in cross-border investigations and which steps should be taken to assess local privilege laws and avoid inadvertent waivers of privilege.

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Publications November 14, 2014

Carrie Tendler and Tim Prudhoe Analyze the Increased Utility of Chapter 15 Bankruptcy to Foreign Liquidators

In this article featured in Corporate Counsel, New York- and British Virgin Islands-based lawyers Carrie Tendler and Tim Prudhoe, respectively, document the current trend in U.S. bankruptcy courts to provide recognition and assistance to bankruptcy proceedings in offshore jurisdictions through the lens of recent Chapter 15 applications.

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Events November 10, 2014

Kobre & Kim Partners on New York Law Journal Webinar

Together with the New York Law Journal, members of Kobre & Kim’s internationally recognized investigations practice evaluate the initial steps to take in establishing a plan for conducting an internal investigation, as well as privilege and attorney work product rules and what may not be considered protected pursuant to a foreign jurisdiction’s privilege and privacy laws.

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Accolades November 6, 2014

Matthew Menchel Named Litigator of the Week

Kobre & Kim would like to congratulate Matthew Menchel and Freshfields' Aaron Marcu on being named "Litigators of the Week" by The American Lawyer.

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Firm News November 3, 2014

Kobre & Kim Achieves Landmark Acquittal for Raoul Weil, Former UBS Executive Accused of US $20 Billion Tax Evasion

In a major victory for the defense team, Raoul Weil, the highest-ranking Swiss banker to stand trial in the U.S., was acquitted by a federal jury on all charges of conspiring with wealthy Americans to hide US $20 billion in secret offshore accounts.

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