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 3, 2019

Farrington Yates Discusses Forum Shopping Issues in Fraud and Insolvency

On June 3rd, Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates will join a panel entitled “Forum Shopping” at KNect’s Asset Recovery Latin America conference in São Paulo. 

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Events June 3, 2019

John Han and Wade Weems Lead Seminar on Unfair Competition Practices in the PRC, Southeast Asia

John Han and Wade Weems of Kobre & Kim will be leading a seminar discussion on unfair business practices in the PRC and Southeast Asia, and key strategies that global companies can employ to defend themselves accordingly from threats such as IP theft and counterfeiting.

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Events May 29, 2019

Wade Weems Teams Up with Heywon Shin to Present on Voluntary Disclosure

Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems, a former U.S. federal prosecutor who specializes in cross-border criminal cases and U.S. government enforcement action, partnered with Heywon Shin, the Vice President of Global Economic Sanctions for Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Hong Kong) to deliver key paths and examples on voluntary self-disclosure.

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Events May 20, 2019

Martin De Luca Leads Discussion on Embezzled Asset Tracing and Retrieval at ACI’s Ninth Anti-Corruption Summit, Brazil

Following one of the largest public bribery cases in Brazilian history, anti-corruption is an increasingly vital topic of consideration for those connected to the Brazilian market. 

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Events May 15, 2019

Farrington Yates Discusses Litigation Finance at BTG Global Advisory’s Annual Meeting

Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates will join a panel of experts at BTG Global Advisory’s Annual Meeting in Toronto on May 15th to discuss litigation finance. 

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Events May 14, 2019

Daniel Lee on the Challenges of Conducting Internal Investigations

Seoul-based attorney Daniel Lee moderated a panel discussing best practices for conducting effective internal investigations in both South Korea and abroad at the ALB Korea Anti-Corruption Forum on May 9 in Seoul.

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Events May 10, 2019

John Han and Randall Arthur Explore Asset Tracing and Recovery Strategies at KNect in Singapore

Whether victims of fraud are at the beginning stages of their suit or in the middle of a contentious insolvency or litigation process, monetizing claims against debtors has proven difficult—particularly when multiple jurisdictions are involved.

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Events May 8, 2019

Jian Wu Discusses Dispute Resolution Between Chinese Investors and Local African Partners

Kobre & Kim’s Jian Wu will utilize his experience in multijurisdictional investigations to discuss the unique challenges facing China-based companies operating in Africa at New York City Bar’s “Chinese Energy and Infrastructure Projects in Emerging Markets” panel in New York on May 9th.

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Events May 7, 2019

Calvin Koo and Vasu Muthyala Speak on Advising Financial Institutions and Managing Internal Investigations

Kobre & Kim’s Calvin Koo and Vasu Muthyala, who specialize in multinational government enforcement and regulatory actions, will be speaking on the latest issues surrounding financial institutions and related professionals in Hong Kong at Legal Plus’s “Are You Affected by Risk?” seminar on May 8th.

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Events April 30, 2019

Marcus Green Discusses the Process of Underwriting at the General Counsel Forum on Litigation Finance

Kobre & Kim’s Marcus Green joins a workshop panel of experts to discuss the step-by-step process of case underwriting at Momentum Events’ General Counsel Forum on Litigation Finance on May 1 in New York, NY.

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Events April 23, 2019

David McGill Moderates a Panel on Enforcement Actions involving Digital Currency

Kobre & Kim’s David McGill, an accomplished investigator with a focus on the intersection of finance and technology, will moderate a panel of digital currency experts on law enforcement and regulatory actions within the sector at ABA’s Fifth Blockchain, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute event on April 26th

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Events April 23, 2019

Jason Masimore Discusses the Power of Jurisdiction in Asset Recovery at the Big Debt Recovery Conference in Moscow

London-based attorney and former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor Jason Masimore joined panelists at Legal Insight’s Big Debt Recovery conference in Moscow on April 18, where he discussed strategic considerations for legal professionals when determining the best strategies to monetize cross-border, asset recovery matters in a panel presentation titled “Alternatives: Civil and Criminal Enforcement Abroad.”

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Events April 23, 2019

William McGovern Discusses Litigation and Regulatory Risk in Current US-China Climate

William McGovern, with extensive government enforcement defense experience throughout Asia, will join a panel of fellow specialists to speak on the risks that companies and individuals conducting business with China face, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

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Events April 22, 2019

Robin Rathmell Discusses Litigation Funding Abroad at the Big Debt Recovery Conference in Moscow

A gradual relaxation of rules in most common law jurisdictions has led to litigation funding quickly becoming a more mainstream solution to mitigating the financial risk of litigation around the world.

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Events April 10, 2019

Jason Masimore on What to Consider in U.S.-Facing Extradition Cases

London-based attorney and former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor Jason Masimore recently delivered a speech in Kiev, Ukraine entitled “U.S.-Facing Considerations in Extradition Cases” at the International Criminal Law Forum 2019 on April 5th.

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