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 June 21, 2016

Kobre & Kim Panel: The U.S. Defend Trade Secrets Act and European Trade Secrets Directive of 2016

James Pooley, former deputy director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization; Michael Ng, intellectual property trial lawyer; and Andrew Stafford QC, trade secret litigator based in the firm’s London office, discuss the U.S. Defend Trade Secrets Act, the European Trade Secrets Directive, and what businesses must do now to prepare.

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Events June 17, 2016

Former DOJ Prosecutor Jason A. Masimore Offers Key Insights on U.S. Government Investigations

Jason Masimore, a former prosecutor in the Criminal Division at the U.S. Department of Justice who is member of the firm’s Europe government enforcement defense and investigation team in London, discussed the impact of the U.S. government’s growing regulatory regime in the UK.  

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Events June 2, 2016

Jonathan Cogan, John Couriel, and Robin Rathmell Share Techniques for Collecting Evidence in the U.S. and UK

Citing the growth of cross-border litigation, Jonathan Cogan, John Couriel, and Robin Rathmell hosted a webinar on ways to locate and gather evidence in the U.S., the UK, and English-law jurisdictions. 

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Events April 25, 2016

Vasu Muthyala Discusses Anti-Corruption and US Government Enforcement Trends for Companies Operating in India

Former U.S. federal prosecutor Vasu Muthyala, based in Asia, will share insights on U.S. anti-corruption enforcement trends in India at the 2016 FCPA Master Class hosted by BDO INDIA and the American Chamber of Commerce in India to take place in New Delhi.

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Events April 15, 2016

Where in the World is the Money? Michael Kim Discusses Strategies for an Effective Cross-Border Asset Tracing Operation

Michael Kim explored strategic approaches for effective asset tracing investigations in Asia at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 34th Annual Spring Meeting in Washington DC. 

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Events February 26, 2016

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Discuss Cross-Border Insolvency and International Judgment Enforcement at the International Litigation, Arbitration, and Transactions Conference

Adriana Riviere-Badell, based in the firm’s Miami office, and barrister James Corbett QC, discussed the increasing trend of multijurisdictional bankruptcies and insolvencies, together with the complications involved in such proceedings, at the International Litigation, Arbitration & Transactions (ILAT) Conference in Miami.

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Events February 25, 2016

Vasu Muthyala Examines Anti-Money Laundering Regulation and FCPA issues in India Cross-Border Acquisition

Vasu Muthyala, a former federal prosecutor and a member of the firm’s Asia government enforcement and investigations team, explored the current regulatory environment in the U.S. and its global impact at the ABA India Annual Conference. 

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Events February 17, 2016

Steven Perlstein Discusses Data Breach Litigation

Steven W. Perlstein led a session that examined issues related to data breaches, including the different types of civil and criminal litigation that can ensue. 

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Events February 9, 2016

Kobre & Kim’s Israel Team Presents: Litigation Funding and Other Monetization Tools

Israel-based Government Enforcement Defense lawyer Robert Henoch, San Francisco-based Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation lawyer Michael Ng, and firm co-founder Steven Kobre explore how entrepreneurs and investors in Israel can leverage value from legal claims arising in cross-border disputes.

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Events December 21, 2015

Vasu Muthyala Discusses Corruption Risks of Third-Party Management at Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit

Vasu Muthyala, a member of Kobre & Kim’s government enforcement defense and investigations team in Asia, discussed the corruption risks associated with third-party management in Asia-Pacific countries at the 3rd annual Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit held in Hong Kong.

 

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Events November 19, 2015

William McGovern Discusses White-Collar Crime in Asia and the U.S.

Former U.S. government litigator William McGovern, a member of the firm’s Asia Government Enforcement Defense team, explored the current trends and developments in corporate criminal liability across the U.S., Hong Kong, and China at the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Global White Collar Crime Institute in Shanghai.

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Events November 17, 2015

Vasu Muthyala Dissects Corruption and Risk in Indo-U.S. Business Relations at the U.S. India Business Council’s Annual Legal Services Conference in Delhi and Mumbai

Vasu Muthyala, a Hong Kong-based member of Kobre & Kim’s Government Enforcement Defense, discussed corruption and risk management in white-collar issues on a panel titled “White Collar Issues in Indo-US Context: A Commercial Approach Toward Risk Management.” 

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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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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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