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.


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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Accolades October 29, 2014

Kobre & Kim Named Top-Tier Firm for Anti-Corruption and Compliance in Hong Kong

Legal 500 Asia Pacific recognized Kobre & Kim as a tier-1 firm in Hong Kong for Regulatory: Anti-Corruption and Compliance in its 2015 guide.

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Publications October 22, 2014

Steven Kobre Discusses What it Means to Be Conflict-Free

In a recent interview with LEADERS magazine, Steven Kobre discusses the evolution of Kobre & Kim, the significance of differentiation in the legal services landscape, and what it means to be a law firm that is conflict-free.

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Events October 21, 2014

Robert Henoch Presents at IBC Legal’s Financial Institutions Litigation 2014

Robert Henoch participated in the 4th Annual Financial Institutions Litigation conference on October 21 in London.

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Events October 16, 2014

Andrew Lourie Presents at the American Conference Institute’s Miami Anti-Corruption Boot Camp

Andrew Lourie participated in ACI’s Anti-Corruption Conference on October 16 in Miami. Mr. Lourie and his co-panelists presented on the panel “How Directors and Officers Can Be Held Liable for Corruption Violations.”

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Accolades October 10, 2014

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Benchmark Litigation as “Truly Unique” with a “Dynamic, Aggressive Approach” to Cross-border Disputes & Investigations

This year, in addition to being ranked as a “Highly Recommended” firm for the New York Plaintiff category, Benchmark Litigation has also recognized Kobre & Kim as a New York-wide “Recommended” firm and as a Tier 2 firm in International Arbitration for the U.S.-wide category.

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Publications October 10, 2014

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Contribute to Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, 2015

Kobre & Kim has contributed to the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong chapters of the 2015 edition of Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments.

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Publications October 10, 2014

Kobre & Kim International Judgment Enforcement and Asset Recovery Team Contributes to Getting the Deal Through: Asset Recovery, 2015

Several members of Kobre & Kim’s International Judgment and Asset Recovery team have authored three chapters in the 2014 edition of Getting the Deal Through: Asset Recovery.

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Firm News October 3, 2014

Kobre & Kim Bolsters Hong Kong Practice With New Hires

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce the expansion of its Hong Kong office with the addition of Randall Arthur and Gabrielle Liu.

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Events September 11, 2014

Kobre & Kim Presents on Cross-Border Enforcement at Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2014

Kobre & Kim participated in a panel discussion titled “Enforcement: Ensuring you get the money you’re owed” at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2014 held on September 11 in Hong Kong.

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Publications September 3, 2014

Kobre & Kim Analyzes Korean Government's Attempts to Find and Seize Assets Hidden Abroad

In this article, Kobre & Kim analyzes the remedies available to international creditors attempting to find and seize assets hidden outside of Korea.

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Publications August 12, 2014

Kobre & Kim Tackles Korean Company and U.S. Legal Risk in Preserving Documents

When must a company take steps to preserve its own documents that may serve as evidence in a lawsuit? In the U.S., the answer is well-known, though counterintuitive: before the litigation begins, when the prospect of litigation is present.

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Accolades August 5, 2014

Kobre & Kim Selected as Finalist for Asian Legal Business 2014 Boutique Law Firm of the Year Award

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce that the firm’s Hong Kong practice has been selected as a finalist for 2014 Boutique Law Firm of the Year by Asian Legal Business.

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Accolades July 29, 2014

Kobre & Kim Recognized as Top Firm for Asset Recovery by the Publishers of Global Arbitration Review

Kobre & Kim was singled out as a top firm this year by the publishers of the Global Arbitration Review in its 2014 Asset Recovery guide.

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