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 November 16, 2015

Kobre & Kim Featured in Benchmark Litigation

Hailed as “truly unique,” Kobre & Kim received high rankings in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation

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Accolades November 9, 2015

Kobre & Kim Recognized as Industry Leader in Hong Kong for Restructuring and Insolvency, Anti-Corruption and Compliance by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Kobre & Kim was recognized as a leading Hong Kong firm in the categories of Restructuring & Insolvency and Anti-corruption & Compliance in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

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Events October 26, 2015

Partner Steven Perlstein Explores Considerations for Securities Firms Under SEC Amendments

At the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Internal Auditors Society (IAS) Annual Conference, Steven Perlstein provided an overview of the new auditing standards applicable to the examination of broker-dealers under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission amendments to Rule 17a5. 

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Events October 13, 2015

Steven Perlstein Discusses Cyber Breach Response Management

Partner Steven Perlstein served as a panelist for a program titled “Under Attack: Cyberdefense in the Network Age,” presented by 100 Women in Hedge Funds. 

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Firm News September 25, 2015

Grant of Asylum Secured for Kobre & Kim Pro Bono Client

A Kobre & Kim pro bono team has helped secure a grant of asylum for our client, a native of El Salvador seeking refuge in the U.S.

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Events September 24, 2015

Shaun Z. Wu Discusses Strategies to Manage Cross-Border Disputes at Asialaw Dispute Resolution Summit

Shaun Z. Wu chaired the opening panel “Strategies for Success: Managing Cross-Border Disputes” at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015 to discuss predispute preparation, execution of multijurisdictional strategies, and effective management of cross-border proceedings.

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Firm News September 1, 2015

Kobre & Kim Brings Unique Offerings to Korea with Seoul Office

Kobre & Kim announced today the opening of a new office in Seoul, Korea. Media outlets such as Bloomberg, The Lawyer, Legal Week, and the AmLaw Daily featured articles detailing the firm’s new capabilities in Seoul, highlighting Kobre & Kim as the only foreign law firm in Korea focused exclusively on disputes and investigations and continuing its model of working cooperatively with other law firms as conflict/special litigation or investigative counsel.

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Accolades August 24, 2015

Law360 Highlights Kobre & Kim’s “Top-Tier Talent and Propensity for High-Stakes Proceedings”

In a recent article, Law360 recognized Kobre & Kim as one of the country’s most talented and competitive litigation firms.

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Accolades August 4, 2015

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Top Awards Nominations in Hong Kong, China, and Asia-Pacific

Kobre & Kim has recently been shortlisted as "Litigation Law Firm of The Year" by ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2015, “Firm of the Year” for Dispute Resolution by China Law & Practice Awards 2015, and “Best in Compliance & Regulatory” by the inaugural Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards.

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Events July 21, 2015

William McGovern Presents at the 6th Annual Global Forum on Anti-Corruption Compliance in High Risk Markets

Hong Kong-based William McGovern participated on the panel titled “Rise in Individual Liability — How to Prepare for Increased Arrests, Dawn Raids and Executive Liability Charges in China and Indonesia?” at the Global Forum on Anti-Corruption Compliance in High Risk Markets.

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Accolades July 1, 2015

Chevron Recognizes Kobre & Kim with Law Firm Diversity Award

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce that the firm is a recipient of Chevron Law Function’s annual "Law Firm Diversity Recognition Award." Established in 2005, this award is presented annually to select Chevron law firms that have distinguished themselves by demonstrating a commitment to diversity.

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Events June 29, 2015

Roger Burlingame Discusses Third-Party Anti-Corruption Compliance in London

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and London-based lawyer Roger Burlingame presented on the panel titled “Pushing Beyond the Paper to Ensure that Your Third Party Anti-Corruption Compliance Monitoring Program Can Stand Up to Government Scrutiny” at the Anti-Corruption: London Edition Conference on June 29.  

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Events June 23, 2015

Randall Arthur Analyzes the Role of Insolvency Administrations at Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Asia

Randall Arthur presented on a panel titled “The Role of Insolvency Administrations in Global Asset Recovery,” at the Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Conference in Hong Kong.

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Events June 12, 2015

Matthew Menchel Presents at "A View From the Bench: Legends of the Courtroom"

Director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy Matthew Menchel participated in a seminar, “A View from the Bench: Legends of the Courtroom,” hosted by FIU College of Law and the Daily Business Review on June 12. 

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Events June 4, 2015

Jonathan Cogan Discusses Alternative Restructuring Solutions at the INSOL Bermuda One-Day Seminar

Jonathan Cogan participated on a panel titled “Alternative Reinsurance – Alternative Restructuring Solutions” at INSOL’s Bermuda One-Day Seminar on June 4.  

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