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 7, 2016

Former Federal Prosecutor Jason Masimore Explores Key Issues for Counterfraud Professionals

In a recent article published in Fraud Intelligence, former federal prosecutor Jason Masimore discussed corruption within the global business community and what counterfraud professionals should do if bribery is suspected within an organization.

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Publications September 26, 2016

Asset Recovery Efforts in Korea: What You Need to Know

Former federal prosecutor, Michael S. Kim, along with other members of the firm’s Korea disputes team, Robin J. Baik and S. Nathan Park, discuss special considerations for tracking and recovering assets in Korea in the latest edition of The Asset Tracing and Recovery Review

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Publications September 24, 2016

How to Track Fraudulent Assets in Offshore Jurisdictions

Tim Prudhoe, based in the firm’s British Virgin Islands office, in collaboration with English barristers Nathaniel P. Barber and Christopher J. Howitt, detail the process of asset recovery in the British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos in the most recent edition of The Asset Tracing and Recovery Review

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Publications September 19, 2016

Government Enforcement Defense Lawyers Vasu Muthyala and Beau Barnes Analyze New Regulations Targeting All-Cash Real Estate Purchases

In what they call “a shot across the bow of the luxury real estate industry,” Kobre & Kim lawyers Vasu Muthyala and Beau Barnes explain the U.S. Treasury Department’s new federal rules imposed on title companies in a recent article featured on

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Publications September 16, 2016

Kobre & Kim Trial Lawyers Explore How Proactive Strategies Can Minimize Discovery Costs

The discovery process can be lengthy and expensive, with judicial requirements to produce information often taxing the resources of both plaintiffs and defendants. 

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Publications September 15, 2016

Using Nonleading Questions On Cross-Examination: Our Trial Lawyers Explain in Law360

Conventional wisdom says that a trial lawyer should never ask a nonleading question on cross-examination. But while it is true that novice trial lawyers are probably best served by sticking with this advice, there are very good reasons at times for more advanced practitioners to free themselves from the rule.

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Publications September 1, 2016

U.S. and Europe Trade Secret Laws to Face Big Changes, IP Lawyer Michael Ng Explains

With major changes to trade secret laws recently enacted in both the United States and Europe, Michael Ng, who leads the firm’s intellectual property and technology litigation efforts, explains in the September issue of the Association of Corporate Counsel Docket how these legal modifications will impact companies. 

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Publications August 17, 2016

Tim Prudhoe and Christopher Howitt Explore the Turks and Caicos Legal Environment in Global Legal Insights – Litigation & Dispute Resolution

In the fifth edition of Global Legal Insights — Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Tim Prudhoe and Christopher Howitt discuss the legal environment of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Drawing from their experience litigating in offshore jurisdictions, Mr. Prudhoe and Mr. Howitt explain the structure of the island nation’s judiciary system and discuss how the country’s laws compare to those of other offshore jurisdictions. 

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Publications August 15, 2016

Shaun Wu and Andrew Wang Discuss How Chinese Parties Can Prepare for Increasing Outbound Disputes

Chinese parties continue to invest increasingly large sums of capital into foreign ventures, with more than US $101 billion invested in the first quarter of 2016 alone. In a recent article in World Commerce Review, Shaun Wu and Andrew Wang explore the inevitable risk of disputes and litigation that arise from these deals.

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Publications August 12, 2016

Jef Klazen and Randall Arthur Tackle Investors’ Next Steps Following Massive Bitfinex Hack

Following the massive hack of nearly 120,000 bitcoins from digital currency exchange Bitfinex, Bitfinex spread its losses among all investors of the platform, rather than just users who lost bitcoins, amounting to 36% of each account. 

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Publications August 11, 2016

Jef Klazen Explores Fund-Recovery Options for Bitfinex Hack Victims

In a recent Bloomberg News article, Jef Klazen discusses the legal liabilities facing hacked Hong Kong bitcoin exchange Bitfinex — the largest bitcoin exchange for the U.S. dollar prior to the attack.

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Publications August 10, 2016

Tim Prudhoe and Anna Gilbert Discuss How Creditors Can Benefits from the ‘Panama Papers’ Leak

The “Panama Papers” marks the single greatest leak of confidential information to date. In an article published in the August issue of The Corporate Counselor, Tim Prudhoe and Anna Gilbert discuss the unprecedented opportunities available to creditors following the release of this data, about 11.5 million documents, from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.

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Publications August 5, 2016

Shaun Wu and Vasu Muthyala Discuss the Most Pressing Issues for Multinational Companies Operating in Asia

Hong Kong-based investigations lawyers Vasu Muthyala and Shaun Wu spoke with the Asia Business Law Journal about top concerns for companies operating in Asia.


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Publications August 5, 2016

Rebecca Hume, Jeremy Hollembeak, and Anna Gilbert Explore How International Litigants Can Use Chapter 15 to Optimize Financial Recoveries in Foreign Insolvency Proceedings

In an article in the August issue of The Bankruptcy Strategist, Rebecca Hume, Jeremy Hollembeak, and Anna Gilbert discuss the novel and evolving role that Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code can play in cross-border bankruptcy proceedings. 

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Publications July 8, 2016

Robin Rathmell Discusses How Brexit Will Impact Foreign Companies with Litigation Pending in UK Courts

In light of the UK’s historic vote to leave the EU, dually qualified English barrister and U.S. lawyer Robin Rathmell spoke with InsideCounsel about the challenges and opportunities facing companies litigating in the UK.

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