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 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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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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