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.


Publications November 4, 2019

Kobre & Kim’s FOIA Suit against CFTC Published in The Wall Street Journal

Kobre & Kim’s recent lawsuit against the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) was covered in The Wall Street Journal as attention builds over the impact of the CFTC’s secret settlement on market manipulation regulatory standards going forward.

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Publications November 1, 2019

Kobre & Kim Goes After the CFTC over Settlement Gag Order: National Law Journal

Kobre & Kim has gone after the U.S. Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) by filing a complaint under the Freedom of Information Act in regards to the recent settlement reached between the regulator and Kraft-Mondelez.

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Publications October 30, 2019

Kobre & Kim Fights Back Against Chinese Billionaire Debtor’s Bankruptcy Plan: The Verge

Acting as legal representation for Chinese asset management Shanghai Lan Cai, Kobre & Kim’s Chris Cogburn provided a statement to The Verge regarding the firm’s current arbitral enforcement campaign against billionaire debtor Jia Yueting.

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Publications October 28, 2019

Robin Rathmell and Sean Buckley Discuss Sanction Compliance for Foreign Companies in Levick’s eBook

White-collar lawyers Robin Rathmell and Sean Buckley discussed compliance with U.S. sanctions for foreign companies in Levick’s third edition eBook, “Navigating U.S. Regulatory, Legal & Communications Hurdles.”

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Publications October 23, 2019

Jeremy Bressman Speaks with Israel Desks on Foreign Investors in China

In Israel Desks’ September 2019 Edition, Kobre & Kim lawyer Jeremy Bressman spoke on foreign investment in Israel’s technology market and the role of investor regulations in China.

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Publications October 18, 2019

Kobre & Kim Denounces Chinese Billionaire Debtor’s Bankruptcy Plan in Law360

As Kobre & Kim continues its arbitral enforcement campaign against billionaire Jia Yueting, the Chinese tycoon has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in an apparent attempt to delay or circumvent judgment.  Kobre & Kim’s Daniel Saval, a bankruptcy lawyer well-versed in cross-border insolvency matters, provided a statement to Law 360 about this development.

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Publications October 2, 2019

Kobre & Kim Discusses SEC’s “regulation-by-enforcement mentality” in ICO case with Cointelegraph

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sauter and David McGill, who both regularly represent clients in disputes and investigations involving digital currency, recently spoke with Cointelegraph on the ongoing battle between messaging giant Kik and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Publications October 1, 2019

Global Kobre & Kim Issues $100m Summons Against Indian MNC in Dutch Court for Defiance of Asset Freezing Order

A team of Kobre & Kim lawyers continue to ramp up pressure against Indian technology infrastructure provider Rolta Global on behalf of client Pinpoint Asset Management with the serving of a U.S. $100 million summons in the Amsterdam District Court for allegedly failing to comply with an earlier freezing order.

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Publications September 24, 2019

Benjamin Sirota Discusses Probes that Big Tech Companies are Facing and their Potential Effects with Law360

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sirota spoke with Law360 regarding the potential effects of major investigations being launched at the state, federal, congressional and international level against Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon.

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Publications September 16, 2019

Shaun Wu Discusses the New Compliance Era for China’s SOEs in China Business Law Journal

Shanghai-based lawyer Shaun Wu, alongside fellow regulatory lawyers and directors, discusses the recent push to enhance compliance awareness amongst China’s State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in China Business Law Journal.

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Publications September 12, 2019

Kobre & Kim Discusses Cross-border Judgment Enforcement in the Wake of a No-Deal Brexit in Law 360 UK

Seasoned judgment enforcement lawyers Andrew Stafford QC and James Chapman-Booth offered their thoughts on an attractive option for UK parties looking to enforce a cross-border judgment in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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Publications September 11, 2019

Kobre & Kim Secures $233 Million Freezing Order in a Dutch court against India-based MNC

Kobre & Kim lawyers John Han and Jef Klazen have secured a large-sum freezing order against the Indian technology infrastructure provider Rolta on behalf of their client Pinpoint Asset Management.

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Publications September 10, 2019

Kobre & Kim International Judgment Enforcement Team in AmLaw: “The Judgment Bloodhounds are at it again”

Kobre & Kim’s John Han and Chris Cogburn were featured for their most recent victory against indebted Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting in The American Lawyer’s “Litigation Daily”.

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Publications September 10, 2019

Shaun Wu Analyzes China's Corporate Social Credit System with China Law and Practice

Shanghai-based Kobre & Kim lawyer Shaun Wu details the importance of non-Chinese companies’ corporate compliance as the country prepares to enforce its corporate social credit system in China Law and Practice.

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Publications September 6, 2019

Evelyn Sheehan Discusses FinCEN’s Bolstered Investigation and Enforcement Measures in GIR

Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan spoke with Global Investigations Review on the message these new enforcement measures send to the global financial market.

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