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 May 14, 2015

On-Demand Webinar: Kobre & Kim's Caribbean and Asia Teams Discuss Approaches to Finding and Recovering Assets Hidden in Offshore Locations

During this webinar, a panel of Kobre & Kim’s globally recognized team discusses how sophisticated judgment debtors and fraudsters frequently protect assets by holding them in a variety of complex offshore structures and vehicles around the world and how combating these techniques often requires multifaceted strategies to ensure efficient and prompt recovery.

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Events May 7, 2015

Eric Snyder Discusses Criminal Tax Issues at the IBA 18th Annual Transnational Crime Conference

Eric Snyder served as a panel moderator at the International Bar Association’s 18th Annual Transnational Crime Conference in Berlin on May 7. 

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Events May 5, 2015

Sean Casey and William McGovern Discuss the Risks of FATCA at the OffshoreAlert Conference

Former U.S. government litigators Sean Casey and William McGovern, members of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team, presented at the OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami on May 5. 

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Events May 4, 2015

Matthew Menchel Discusses U.S. Tax Enforcement at the OffshoreAlert Conference

Lead trial lawyer and Director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy Matthew Menchel presented at the OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami on May 4. 

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Events April 22, 2015

Shaun Z. Wu Discusses Strategies and Best Practices for Outbound Arbitration and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

Shaun Wu, based in Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong office and a member of the firm’s International Judgment Enforcement & Offshore Asset Recovery Group, presented at the 5th Annual International Arbitration Summit organized by Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong. 

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Events April 17, 2015

Stephen Hayes Discusses the Judicial Approach to Enforcing Creditor’s Rights

London-based lawyer Stephen Hayes discussed the challenges to cross-border judgment enforcement at the 10th annual CCICF Paris Seminar on “Management of Claims and Dispute Resolution” on April 17, 2015. 

 

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Events April 16, 2015

Shaun Z. Wu Discusses Legal Risks in Commodity Financing at the Asian Banker Summit

Shaun Z. Wu, based in Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong office and a key member of the firm’s disputes and investigations team in China, discussed how to avoid and handle legal disputes arising from international financing transactions at the International Transaction Banking Convention, a major conference of the Asian Banker Summit. 

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Events April 15, 2015

Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong Team Presents at Inaugural InnoXcell Asia Symposium

William F. McGovern, Randall Arthur, and Shaun Z. Wu, based in the firm’s Hong Kong office, presented at the InnoXcell Asia Symposium 2015. 

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Events March 25, 2015

Steven Perlstein and Eric Bruce Discuss the Importance of Managing Data Security and Minimizing Risk Before the Data Breach Occurs

Experienced litigators and investigators Steven Perlstein and Eric Bruce examined the significance of managing data security during a webinar hosted by the Family Office Exchange. This timely discussion analyzed multiple strategies that can assist businesses in navigating the current environment of rapid technological developments and threats.

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Events March 18, 2015

William McGovern Discusses U.S. Enforcement Against Tax Evaders and Potential Risks in Asia

William McGovern, member of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team in Hong Kong, presented to a group of wealth managers and tax planners an update on recent U.S. enforcement relating to tax evasion and what could be next for Asia.  

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Events March 2, 2015

William McGovern Presents at U.S.-China Legal Summit

William McGovern and fellow panelists discussed the complexities of strategically navigating cross-border disputes and the current global regulatory climate at the U.S.-China Legal Summit presented by The American Lawyer and The Asian Lawyer

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Events February 27, 2015

Matthew Menchel Discusses Offshore Tax Evasion and Related Law Enforcement Issues at the International Litigation, Arbitration & Transactions Conference

Matthew Menchel, one of Kobre & Kim’s lead trial lawyers and the director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy, addressed issues relating to the U.S. government’s ramped-up efforts in prosecuting international tax evasion cases at the International Litigation, Arbitration & Transactions Conference presented by the Florida Bar International Law Section. 

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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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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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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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