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 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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Publications September 6, 2019

Scott Hulsey Discusses How Foreign Companies Can Navigate Dawn Raids in Bloomberg Law

Kobre & Kim’s Scott Hulsey discusses how foreign companies and employees operating within the U.S. can prepare for the potential risk of unexpected information seizure and investigations from U.S. law enforcement in Bloomberg Law.

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Publications September 4, 2019

Who’s Who Legal Recognizes Twelve Kobre & Kim Lawyers as Leading Practitioners in Asset Recovery

Who’s Who Legal recognized Michael S. Kim, Randall Arthur, Robin Baik, Timothy de Swardt, Robert Henoch, Rebecca Hume, Jef Klazen, Andrew C. Lourie, David H. McGill, Andrew Stafford QC, Carrie A. Tendler and Peter Tyers-Smith in its recently published analysis of the asset recovery practice area.

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Publications August 22, 2019

Beau Barnes on the Impact of OFAC Blacklisting Digital Currency Addresses in Sanction Enforcement Actions with Law360

Kobre & Kim’s Beau Barnes discusses the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control’s (OFAC) recent blacklisting of cryptocurrency addresses with Law360.

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Publications August 22, 2019

Kobre & Kim Secures California Order Calling Chinese Billionaire Jia Yueting for Examination

In its ongoing offensive pursuit against Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, Kobre & Kim has secured another key victory in California in the form of an Order to Appear for Examination of Judgment Debtor.

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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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