Steven Kobre Discusses the Ethics of Bootleg Evidence in Cross-Border Disputes During ABA Conference

May 4, 2023

For international disputes lawyers representing a multinational company victimized by wrongdoers in another country, developing a thorough evidence record is key to success. However, what should lawyers do when they encounter an offer of evidence from a questionable source? Kobre & Kim founding partner Steven Kobre explores the ethical considerations at the 2023 ABA International Law Section Annual Conference in New York during a session at 2:30 pm, May 4, 2023.

The session, “Ethical Considerations in Investigation Cross-Border Disputes in Receiving and Using Bootleg Evidence,” takes a multijurisdictional look at how lawyers should handle an offer of information from someone in a foreign jurisdiction of unknown background. Joining Mr. Kobre are session moderator Michael S. Ross of the Law Offices of Michael S. Ross, as well as fellow speakers Celia Cohen of Ballard Spahr, Ted G. Semaya of Offit Kurman and Christine Kang of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.

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