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 January 9, 2015

Hong Kong Lawyers William F. McGovern and John Han Share Thoughts With FinanceAsia on What to Expect in 2015

William McGovern and John Han of the Hong Kong office shared with FinanceAsia, one of Asia’s leading financial publications, their insights into Asia’s regulatory landscape for the coming year.

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Publications December 17, 2014

Robert Henoch Explains Why the Pressure Is On for Israeli Banks

In a Law360 article, former federal prosecutor Robert Henoch examines how the ongoing and aggressive effort by the U.S. government to extinguish international tax evasion by U.S. citizens is now focused squarely on Israel and its financial institutions.

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Publications November 17, 2014

Steven Kobre Discusses Privilege in Cross-Border Investigations With the New York Law Journal

In this article, Steven Kobre and Leanne Bortner discuss how these privilege issues come into play in cross-border investigations and which steps should be taken to assess local privilege laws and avoid inadvertent waivers of privilege.

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Publications November 14, 2014

Carrie Tendler and Tim Prudhoe Analyze the Increased Utility of Chapter 15 Bankruptcy to Foreign Liquidators

In this article featured in Corporate Counsel, New York- and British Virgin Islands-based lawyers Carrie Tendler and Tim Prudhoe, respectively, document the current trend in U.S. bankruptcy courts to provide recognition and assistance to bankruptcy proceedings in offshore jurisdictions through the lens of recent Chapter 15 applications.

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Publications October 22, 2014

Steven Kobre Discusses What it Means to Be Conflict-Free

In a recent interview with LEADERS magazine, Steven Kobre discusses the evolution of Kobre & Kim, the significance of differentiation in the legal services landscape, and what it means to be a law firm that is conflict-free.

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Publications October 10, 2014

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Contribute to Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, 2015

Kobre & Kim has contributed to the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong chapters of the 2015 edition of Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments.

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Publications October 10, 2014

Kobre & Kim International Judgment Enforcement and Asset Recovery Team Contributes to Getting the Deal Through: Asset Recovery, 2015

Several members of Kobre & Kim’s International Judgment and Asset Recovery team have authored three chapters in the 2014 edition of Getting the Deal Through: Asset Recovery.

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Publications September 3, 2014

Kobre & Kim Analyzes Korean Government's Attempts to Find and Seize Assets Hidden Abroad

In this article, Kobre & Kim analyzes the remedies available to international creditors attempting to find and seize assets hidden outside of Korea.

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Publications August 12, 2014

Kobre & Kim Tackles Korean Company and U.S. Legal Risk in Preserving Documents

When must a company take steps to preserve its own documents that may serve as evidence in a lawsuit? In the U.S., the answer is well-known, though counterintuitive: before the litigation begins, when the prospect of litigation is present.

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Publications July 3, 2014

Legal Week Features Roger Burlingame as Leading Former Federal Prosecutor in London

Recently, the London legal market has seen an influx of former U.S. prosecutors, including London-based Roger Burlingame, putting their experience with U.S. law enforcement and prosecution tactics to work on large-scale international investigations.

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Publications June 11, 2014

Kobre & Kim’s Korea Litigation Team Discusses the Effectives of U.S. Tax Enforcement on Korean Banks

In this article, Kobre & Kim discusses how the implementation of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act will change and affect the dynamic between Korean financial institutions and their clients.

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Publications June 11, 2014

William McGovern Discusses Asia’s Increased Focus on Global Banking Investigations in The Wall Street Journal

William F. McGovern discusses how and, more importantly, where Asian regulatory investigations will affect internationally based financial institutions.

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Publications June 1, 2014

Kobre & Kim’s Offshore Tax Team Discusses FATCA’S Global Reach and Implications for Offshore Professionals

In this article, Eric J. Snyder and Benjamin J.A. Sauter share their views on how foreign governments and offshore financial institutions are handling Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act compliance issues with respect to U.S. account holders.

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Publications March 24, 2014

Kobre & Kim’s Representation of Chevron in Gibraltar Profiled in The American Lawyer

The American Lawyer recently published a profile of Kobre & Kim’s representation of Chevron in litigation against gaming billionaire Russell DeLeon in his role as the litigation funder behind Steven Donziger’s multibillion-dollar Ecuadorian pollution lawsuit against Chevron.

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Publications March 11, 2014

Kobre & Kim Presents: Monetizing Large Judgments and Arbitration Awards

Kobre & Kim partnered with the Association of Corporate Counsel for a live webinar, which took place on April 24, 2014, to discuss the hot-button issue of enforcing international judgments and arbitration awards.

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