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 February 13, 2019

Benjamin Sauter Discusses Cryptocurrency in Asia at the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum

Kobre & Kim attorney Benjamin Sauter will discuss the regulatory and policy landscape surrounding cryptocurrency at the International Bar Association’s Asia Pacific Forum on February 28.

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Events February 13, 2019

Jeremy Hollembeak to Deliver Webinar on Ultra Petroleum, Make Whole Premiums and Bankruptcy Litigation

With his expertise in bankruptcy and debtor-creditor litigation, Kobre & Kim attorney Jeremy Hollembeak will discuss changes to the treatment of Make-Whole Premiums following the U.S. 5th Circuit's decision in In Re: Ultra Petroleum Corporation during a webinar hosted by the American Bar Association on February 19.

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Events February 8, 2019

Beau Barnes Examines U.S. Enforcement of Venezuelan Sanctions in 2018

Beau Barnes will join a panel of experts to discuss the development and enforcement of U.S. sanctions in Venezuela at the American Bar Association’s event entitled “2018 U.S. Sanctions Year-in-Review” in Washington D.C. on February 19.

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Events February 5, 2019

Robin Rathmell Explores Private Client Asset Forfeiture Defense at the Cambridge Forum

Kobre & Kim attorney Robin Rathmell analyzes the relationship between onshore and offshore jurisdictions in asset forfeiture actions at the Cambridge Forum on Protecting the Wealthy, their Assets and Advisors on February 11.

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Events January 29, 2019

Jalil Asif QC and William McGovern Explore Wealth Structuring at STEP Cayman 2019

Kobre & Kim attorneys Jalil Asif QC and William McGovern will explore international wealth structuring and cross-border litigation at STEP Cayman’s 2019 International Wealth Structuring Forum.

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Events January 28, 2019

George Utlik Discusses Effective Use of U.S. Discovery Tools in Aid of Foreign Proceedings, including Recent Litigation and Arbitrations Involving Russian and CIS Parties

In our increasingly global world, U.S. discovery orders available under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 provide a powerful tool to foreign litigants to collect necessary evidence for use in a foreign proceeding and to add pressure on their opponents.

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Events January 22, 2019

Litigation Funding for Israeli Companies - Webinar

On Tuesday, January 22, two of Kobre & Kim's intellectual property lawyers, Israel-based Michael Rosen and San Francisco-based Michael Ng, hosted a live webinar exploring how Israeli entrepreneurs and investors can benefit from the burgeoning litigation finance industry and maximize the value of their legal claims.

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Events January 17, 2019

Jonathan Cogan Examines Public Corruption Trials Post-McDonnell

Kobre & Kim attorney Jonathan Cogan will join a panel of fellow experts to discuss the impact of McDonnell v. United States on high-profile corruption cases as part of a seminar entitled “Public Corruption Trials in a Post-McDonnell World,” hosted by the Federal Bar Council in New York City on January 23rd.

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Events January 4, 2019

Offshore Lawyers Rebecca Hume and Peter Tyers-Smith Explore Cross-border Insolvency at ABI’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Offshore lawyers Rebecca Hume and Peter Tyers-Smith will explore cross-border insolvency at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium.

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Events December 3, 2018

Vasu Muthyala Examines Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Investigations in Asia

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala will lead a discussion on recent developments in anti-corruption enforcement in Asia at Duxes' 7th Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit on December 6 in Hong Kong.

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Events December 3, 2018

Martin De Luca Discusses the FCPA and Internal Investigations in Sao Paulo

Kobre & Kim attorney Martin De Luca will join a panel of fellow experts to discuss challenges and specific cases pertaining to internal investigations – both in Brazil and around the world – at WFaria’s 3rd Compliance and Internal Investigations conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 4th.

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Events November 28, 2018

Steve Perlstein and Beau Barnes Discuss Using CFAA to Combat Insider Threats

Kobre & Kim attorneys Steve Perlstein and Beau Barnes will lead a discussion on the use of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) as a tool to combat insider threats at SIFMA’s Insider Threat Roundtable on November 29 in New York.

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Events November 27, 2018

Shaun Wu Explores China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign and Its Implications

Shanghai-based attorney Shaun Wu will speak on China’s anti-corruption campaign at the 35th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on November 30 in Washington DC.

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Events November 14, 2018

Jonathan Huth Leads a Discussion on Digital Currency Regulation and Enforcement

Jonathan Huth will lead a discussion on digital currency regulation and enforcement at Inside Fintech 2018 on November 30 in Seoul.

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Events November 8, 2018

Daniel Lee Explores Cross-Border Internal Investigations in Korea

Daniel Lee will review what international companies should consider when conducting cross-border investigations in Korea at the Asian Legal Business Korea In-House Legal Summit on November 8. 

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