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 August 16, 2019

Benjamin Sauter Discusses CFTC Overreach with the Financial Times

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sauter provided insights to the Financial Times on the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s settlement overreach in the CFTC v Kraft Foods Inc. and Mondelez Global LLC decision, as well as its impact on the futures market.

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Publications August 8, 2019

Jef Klazen, Marcus Green and Chris Cogburn Discuss the Current State of Arbitration Award Enforcement in the U.S.

Jef Klazen, Marcus Green and Chris Cogburn, all key members of Kobre & Kim’s international judgment enforcement team, discuss the challenges and opportunities that frequently arise in the enforcement of arbitration awards in the United States in a recent chapter of The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2020, a guide produced by Global Arbitration Review.

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Publications August 7, 2019

Hartley West Unpacks Her Government Enforcement Defense Practice in Vault Q&A

As part of Vault’s 2019 Guide to Legal Practice Areas, Kobre & Kim’s Hartley West provided an in-depth Q&A laying out her practice area and its focuses on white collar criminal and asset forfeiture matters. 

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Publications July 30, 2019

Ben Sirota Discusses a New Development in Antitrust Compliance from the DOJ Antitrust Division

Kobre & Kim’s Ben Sirota teams up with Crowell & Morning’s Juan A. Arteaga to discuss a new development from DOJ’s Antitrust Division in the article titled: Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: DOJ’s Policy Shift Allows Companies To Receive Credit for Antitrust Compliance Programs. 

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Publications July 30, 2019

Kobre & Kim’s Robert Henoch sits down with the Israel CFO Forum

Following his presentation at the CFO Forum, Robert Henoch sat down with the Israel CFO Forum to discuss the risk posed to Israel-based companies by U.S. agencies such as the IRS, SEC and DOJ, as well as how to mitigate them with timely responses. 

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Publications July 25, 2019

Kobre & Kim listed as a “firm to watch” for India-related matters by India Business Law Journal

Kobre & Kim has been listed among “firms to watch” by India Business Law Journal in its 2019 selection of the top international law firms for India-related matters, with Vasu Muthyala receiving particular mention for his “strong links” with Indian law firms and companies.

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Publications July 25, 2019

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Discuss Cross-Border Judgment Enforcement and Asset Recovery in U.S.-Israel Legal Review

A team of Kobre & Kim lawyers – Robert Henoch, Jef Klazen and Jeremy Bressman – discussed the legal tools available for international judgment enforcement and asset recovery between the U.S. and Israel in Global Legal Review and Nishlis Legal Marketing’s publication, U.S.-Israel Legal Review 2019.

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Publications July 22, 2019

Kobre & Kim in Foreign Policy: Chinese banks are the next frontline of the U.S.-China Trade War

Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems, Nathan Park and Beau Barnes offered their latest insights on the U.S.-China trade war in Foreign Policy this weekend, discussing a U.S. federal courts’ order against three Chinese banks to comply with a subpoena in connection to violations of sanctions against North Korea.

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Publications July 16, 2019

Nathaniel Barber Discusses the Future of FCA Enforcement Post-Brexit in CDR

English barrister Nathaniel Barber discussed the 2018-2019 report released by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and its impact on regulatory priorities with Commercial Dispute Resolution.

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Publications June 27, 2019

Beau Barnes speaks with GIR on Sanctions Enforcement in the Digital Currency World

With his experience advocating on behalf of clients under investigation for potential sanctions violations, Beau Barnes spoke with Global Investigations Review on the latest regulatory challenge facing the cryptocurrency industry: Sanctions compliance.

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Publications June 25, 2019

Wade Weems with South China Morning Post on Chinese Banks’ Possible Breach of U.S. North Korea Sanctions

Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems, who formerly served in the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Security Division, spoke with South China Morning Post today on U.S. allegations that three large Chinese banks have possibly violated U.S. sanctions against North Korea.

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Publications June 25, 2019

Nathaniel Barber Speaks on the FCA’s Final Report on the Royal Bank of Scotland’s GRG division with Commercial Dispute Resolution

London-based Kobre & Kim lawyer Nathaniel Barber spoke with Commercial Dispute Resolution on the recently published review on the treatment of small and medium-sized enterprises by the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Global Restructuring Group (GRG) division.

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Publications June 17, 2019

Wade Weems quoted in New York Times Investigation on Corruption within China’s Healthcare Industry

Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems, who regularly counsels PRC-based corporations and individuals in cross-border bribery investigations, recently spoke to The New York Times in their investigation on issues of corruption within China’s health care industry.

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Publications June 13, 2019

Benjamin Sauter Discusses Wyoming Cryptocurrency Laws and Federal Regulation in Wired

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sauter brings his experience and insights in regulatory issues facing the cryptocurrency industry to discuss Wyoming’s new crypto-friendly state laws – and their potential to be emulated on a federal level – in Wired.

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Publications June 12, 2019

Cross-Border Disputes Heavyweight Nick Cherryman Joins Kobre & Kim’s London Office

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce Nick Cherryman, a leading international commercial disputes lawyer, has joined our London office.

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