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.


2019 12 6

Nathan Park on Qualcomm, the KFTC and the Globalization of Competition Enforcement

Nathan Park, who is Of Counsel at Kobre & Kim, spoke with Global Competition Review on the Seoul High Court’s ruling this week that affirmed a 2016 fine imposed by Korea’s antitrust watchdog against global chipmaker powerhouse Qualcomm.

https://kobrekim.com/news/nathan-park-qualcomm--kftc-globalization-competition-enforcement
2019 12 6

Benjamin Sirota Discusses Qualcomm’s Dual Class Action Cases in Bloomberg Law

Qualcomm currently faces parallel antitrust suits by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Karen Stromberg, with both alleging the same monopolization scheme against the multinational semiconductor company. Benjamin Sirota provides his insights on the cases in Bloomberg Law, discussing how a ruling in either case will potentially affect the other.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sirota-qualcomm-dual-class-action-cases-bloomberg-law
2019 12 5

Kobre & Kim Adds Prominent Offshore Litigator Ulrich Payne in the Cayman Islands

Kobre & Kim is announcing today that Ulrich Payne, a highly regarded offshore and onshore litigator, will be joining the firm as a partner in its Cayman Islands office in January.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-adds-litigator-ulrich-payne-cayman-islands
2019 12 5

Gary Singer on How Kobre & Kim Addresses the Question of “To Scale or Not to Scale”

Kobre & Kim Chief Strategy Officer Gary Singer recently spoke with The American Lawyer on the legal industry’s increased pressure on firms to scale up in the wake of major consolidations and changes in technology.

https://kobrekim.com/news/gary-singer-on-to-scale-or-not-scale
2019 12 4

Martin De Luca to Join Panel on Anti-Corruption Policy, Ethics and Integrity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Former U.S. Department of Justice Prosecutor and São Paulo-based lawyer Martin De Luca will be a featured speaker on a panel at the 1st International CGE RJ (Controller General of the State of Rio de Janeiro) Forum on Anticorruption Policy, Ethics, and Integrity in the State of Rio de Janeiro on December 5th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/martin-de-luca-joins-panel-anti-corruption-rio-de-janeiro-brazil
2019 12 3

Rebecca Hume on Offshore Insolvency Issues with INSOL International and RISA

Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume will join a panel of speakers at INSOL International and RISA’s One Day Seminar in the Bahamas on Thursday, December 5th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-on-offshore-insol-issues
2019 12 2

Andrew Stafford QC to Speak at Harbour Litigation Funding's Enforcement and Asset Recovery Event

Kobre & Kim’s Andrew Stafford QC is slated to speak at Harbour Litigation Funding’s Enforcement and Asset Recovery event taking place on December 4th in London.

https://kobrekim.com/news/andrew-stafford-qc-speak-at-harbour-litigation-funding-event
2019 12 2

Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala to Speak at CFI’s Forum on Investigations and Enforcement in APAC

Former DOJ prosecutor and SEC enforcement lawyer Vasu Muthyala is traveling to Singapore to speak at Cambridge Forum Inc.’s Forum on Investigations and Enforcement in Asia-Pacific on Wednesday, December 4th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-speak-cfi-forum-investigations-enforcement-apac
2019 11 22

Robin Baik listed as ‘Leading Lawyer’ in Legal Times Korea

Kobre & Kim’s Robin Baik was recently listed as a “Leading Lawyer” in top-tier Korean legal publication Legal Times Korea.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robin-baik-leading-lawyer-legal-times-korea
2019 11 18

Rebecca Hume Co-Chairs 2019 RISA South Square Conference

On November 18, Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume will co-chair the 5th annual RISA and South Square joint conference in Grand Cayman.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-co-chairs-2019-risa-south-square-conference
2019 11 18

John Han Discusses Cross-Border Accountability in China and Japan in Trial Magazine

Kobre & Kim’s John Han, alongside Cohen Milstein’s Adam Langino, discussed challenges that lawyers face when attempting to serve defendants and enforce judgments in mainland China and Japan in the November edition of Trial Magazine.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-discusses-accountability-china-japan-trial-magazine
2019 11 8

Shaun Wu on how AI is Changing the Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Landscape

Kobre and Kim’s Shaun Wu recently led a panel at Trace International’s 2019 International Anti-Corruption Compliance Summit in Shanghai on the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning on anti-corruption compliance both inside and outside of greater China.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-ai-changing-anti-corruption-compliance
2019 11 4

Kobre & Kim’s FOIA Suit against CFTC Published in The Wall Street Journal

Kobre & Kim’s recent lawsuit against the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) was covered in The Wall Street Journal as attention builds over the impact of the CFTC’s secret settlement on market manipulation regulatory standards going forward.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-foia-suit-cftc-wall-street-journal
2019 11 1

Kobre & Kim Goes After the CFTC over Settlement Gag Order: National Law Journal

Kobre & Kim has gone after the U.S. Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) by filing a complaint under the Freedom of Information Act in regards to the recent settlement reached between the regulator and Kraft-Mondelez.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-goes-after-the-cftc-over-settlement-gag-order--national-law-journal
2019 10 30

Kobre & Kim Fights Back Against Chinese Billionaire Debtor’s Bankruptcy Plan: The Verge

Acting as legal representation for Chinese asset management Shanghai Lan Cai, Kobre & Kim’s Chris Cogburn provided a statement to The Verge regarding the firm’s current arbitral enforcement campaign against billionaire debtor Jia Yueting.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-fights-chinese-billionaire-bankruptcy-plan
2019 10 29

Kobre & Kim Listed in Global Investigations Review’s 100 Firms of 2019

Kobre & Kim has been named one of the world’s leading law firms for corporate investigations in the 2019 Global Investigations Review 100. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-global-investigations-review-100-firms
2019 10 28

Robin Rathmell and Sean Buckley Discuss Sanction Compliance for Foreign Companies in Levick’s eBook

White-collar lawyers Robin Rathmell and Sean Buckley discussed compliance with U.S. sanctions for foreign companies in Levick’s third edition eBook, “Navigating U.S. Regulatory, Legal & Communications Hurdles.”

https://kobrekim.com/news/robin-rathmell-sean-buckley-sanction-compliance-foreign-companies-levick
2019 10 23

Jeremy Bressman Speaks with Israel Desks on Foreign Investors in China

In Israel Desks’ September 2019 Edition, Kobre & Kim lawyer Jeremy Bressman spoke on foreign investment in Israel’s technology market and the role of investor regulations in China.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jeremy-bressman-speaks-with-israel-desks-on-foreign-investors-in-china
2019 10 21

Clearing Your Name against U.S. Civil Trade Secret Theft Claims

2019 10 18

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-denounces-chinese-billionaire-debtor-bankruptcy-plan-law360
2019 10 2

Martin De Luca Leads Discussion on Conducting Investigations in Latin America at IV International Compliance Congress

On Thursday, October 10, Kobre & Kim’s Martin De Luca will discuss the challenges of conducting investigations in Latin America at the Fourth International Compliance Congress, hosted by Argentine Association of Ethics and Compliance (AAEC) and Refinitiv in Buenos Aires.

https://kobrekim.com/news/martin-de-luca-investigations-latin-america-iv-international-compliance-congress
2019 10 2

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).

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-sec-regulation-by-enforcement-mentality-ico-cointelegraph
2019 10 1

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-issues-summons-against-indian-mnc
2019 09 25

Marcus Green to Moderate Panel Exploring Special Elements of Enforceable Awards at Third Annual Conference on Enforcement of Arbitration Awards

On Thursday, September 26, Kobre and Kim’s Marcus Green will moderate a panel at Juris Conferences’ Third Annual Conference on Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in Boston, Massachusetts.

https://kobrekim.com/news/marcus-green-moderates-panel-exploring-enforceable-awards
2019 09 24

Shaun Wu on Whistleblower Claims in China’s Financial Services Companies

Shanghai-based investigations lawyer Shaun Wu will be speaking at the International Bar Association (IBA) 2019 Annual Conference in Seoul to discuss the environment surrounding whistleblower claims at China-based financial services companies.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-on-whistleblower-claims-in-chinas-companies
2019 09 24

Vasu Muthyala on Double Jeopardy in Criminal Proceedings at IBA Seoul

Hong Kong-based government enforcement defense lawyer Vasu Muthyala will be speaking at the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference in Seoul on September 25.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-on-double-jeopardy-at-iba-seoul
2019 09 24

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sirota-discusses-big-tech-probes-with-law360
2019 09 20

Kobre & Kim team speaks on AI-enhanced litigation and White Collar criminal investigations at the IAKL 27th Annual Conference

Kobre & Kim lawyers Daniel Lee and Kunhee Cho spoke on emerging issues in the legal industry – from internal investigations to artificial intelligence – at the 27th Annual Conference hosted by the International Association of Korean Lawyers in Seoul from September 19th to the 21st.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-speaks-on-ai-enhanced-litigation-and-criminal-investigations-at-iakl
2019 09 20

Nathan Park talks privacy protections and limitations the NAPABA Northeast Regional/AABANY Fall Conference

On Saturday, September 21, Kobre & Kim’s Nathan Park will examine privacy protections and limitations offered and enforced in different countries around the world at the joint NAPABA Northeast Regional/AABANY Fall Conference at New York City’s Fordham Law School.

https://kobrekim.com/news/nathan-park-talks-privacy-protections-napaba-aabany-fall-conference
2019 09 16

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-compliance-soe-china-business-law-journal
2019 09 12

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-discusses-judgment-enforcement-in-wake-of-a-no-deal-brexit
2019 09 11

Adriana Riviere-Badell Speaks on Asset Recovery Trends at OffshoreAlert’s Latin America Conference

Kobre & Kim’s Adriana Riviere-Badell will speak on a panel at the OffshoreAlert Latin America Conference in São Paulo on September 16. This panel, titled “Asset Recovery Latin America: Tips From The Experts (Part Two)”, will be led by top international fraud and asset recovery attorneys to discuss the emerging and dominant issues surrounding successful recovery efforts in the Latin American region.

https://kobrekim.com/news/adriana-riviere-badell-speaks-asset-recovery-trends-offshorealert-latin-america-conference
2019 09 11

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-secures-freezing-order-in-a-dutch-court
2019 09 10

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”.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-international-judgment-enforcement-team-amlaw-judgment-bloodhounds-at-it-again
2019 09 10

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-analyzes-china-corporate-social-credit-system-china-law-and-practice
2019 09 6

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/evelyn-sheehan-discusses-fincen-bolstered-investigation-in-gir
2019 09 6

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/scott-hulsey-discusses-how-foreign-companies-navigate-dawn-raids-bloomberg-law
2019 09 4

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/whos-who-legal-recognizes-kobre-and-kim-leading-practitioners-in-asset-recovery
2019 08 22

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/beau-barnes-on-ofac-sanction-enforcement-actions-with-law360
2019 08 22

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-secures-california-order-calling-billionaire-jia-yueting-for-examination
2019 08 20

Human Rights First Awards Kobre & Kim with the 2019 Marvin E. Frankel Award

Kobre & Kim is a recipient of Human Rights First‘s Marvin E. Frankel Award, given in recognition of outstanding dedication to pro bono services. The firm has partnered with Human Rights First in the representation of asylum seekers and their families.

https://kobrekim.com/news/human-rights-first-awards-kobre-and-kim-with-2019-marvin-e-frankel-award
2019 08 19

Vasu Muthyala Teaches a Master Class on Anti-Corruption and the FCPA at AMCHAM India

Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala will present an Anti-Corruption and FCPA Compliance Master Class for the American Chamber of Commerce in India August 21, in New Delhi. The class will focus on the present anti-corruption climate in India along with how new global anti-corruption policies will affect businesses in India and abroad. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-teaches-a-master-class-on-anti-corruption-and-the-fcpa-at-amcham-india
2019 08 16

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sauter-discusses-cftc-overreach-with-the-financial-times
2019 08 8

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jef-klazen-marcus-green-and-chris-cogburn-discuss-arbitration-award-enforcement-in-the-us
2019 08 7

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/hartley-west-unpacks-government-enforcement-defense-in-vault
2019 07 30

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/ben-sirota-discusses-new-development-in-antitrust-compliance
2019 07 30

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/robert-henoch-with-the-israel-cfo-forum
2019 07 25

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-listed-as-firm-to-watch-by-india-business-law-journal
2019 07 25

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-discuss-judgment-enforcement-and-asset-recovery-in-us-israel-legal-review
2019 07 24

China’s Belt and Road Initiative Could Lead to a Trail of Global Corruption Investigations

2019 07 22

Vasu Muthyala Conducts Anti-Corruption and Compliance Workshop in Washington DC

On July 23, Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala will be conducting a workshop at American Conference Institute’s Anti-Corruption Compliance for High Risk Markets in Washington DC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-conducts-anti-corruption-and-compliance-workshop
2019 07 22

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-in-foreign-policy-us-china-trade-war
2019 07 17

Shaun Wu on Corporate Integrity and Compliance on the Belt and Road for Chinese and G20 Member State Companies

On Thursday, July 18th, Kobre & Kim’s Shaun Wu will be speaking at the Seminar on Business Integrity and Compliance for the Belt and Road in Beijing, China.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-on-the-belt-and-road-for-chinese-and-g20-member-state-companies
2019 07 16

Nathaniel Barber Discusses the Future of FCA Enforcement Post-Brexit in CDR

English barrister Nathaniel Barber discussed the 2018-2019 report released by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and its impact on regulatory priorities with Commercial Dispute Resolution.

https://kobrekim.com/news/nathaniel-barber-discusses-future-of-fca-enforcement-post-brexit-in-cdr
2019 07 8

Kobre & Kim Ranks for Litigation in First-Ever Israel Desks League Tables

Kobre & Kim ranks for Litigation in the first-ever Israel Desks League Tables, in recognition of the firm’s continued work in Israel and the presence of the only former DOJ prosecutor practicing from within the country, Robert Henoch.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-ranks-for-litigation-in-israel-desks-league
2019 07 2

Vasu Muthyala Discusses Volkswagen and Compliance at the TRACE Bribery and Economic Crime Summit

On Wednesday, June 26, Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala moderated a session entitled “What Went Wrong – The Volkswagen Story” at TRACE International’s Bribery and Economic Crime Summit in Vancouver, Canada.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-discusses-volkswagen-and-compliance-at-the-trace-bribery-and-economic-crime-summit
2019 06 27

Beau Barnes speaks with GIR on Sanctions Enforcement in the Digital Currency World

With his experience advocating on behalf of clients under investigation for potential sanctions violations, Beau Barnes spoke with Global Investigations Review on the latest regulatory challenge facing the cryptocurrency industry: Sanctions compliance.

https://kobrekim.com/news/beau-barnes-speaks-with-gir-on-sanctions-enforcement-in-digital-currency-world
2019 06 25

Wade Weems with South China Morning Post on Chinese Banks’ Possible Breach of U.S. North Korea Sanctions

Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems, who formerly served in the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Security Division, spoke with South China Morning Post today on U.S. allegations that three large Chinese banks have possibly violated U.S. sanctions against North Korea.

https://kobrekim.com/news/wade-weems-with-south-china-morning-post-on-chinese-banks
2019 06 25

Nathaniel Barber Speaks on the FCA’s Final Report on the Royal Bank of Scotland’s GRG division with Commercial Dispute Resolution

London-based Kobre & Kim lawyer Nathaniel Barber spoke with Commercial Dispute Resolution on the recently published review on the treatment of small and medium-sized enterprises by the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Global Restructuring Group (GRG) division.

https://kobrekim.com/news/nathaniel-barber-speaks-on-the-fcas-final-report
2019 06 20

Shaun Wu on Compliance for China-based Corporations at Shanghai In-House Legal Summit

On June 20, Kobre & Kim lawyer Shaun Wu moderated a panel discussion on internal investigations and compliance at this year’s Asian Legal Business (ALB) Shanghai In-House Legal Summit.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-on-compliance-at-shanghai-in-house-legal-summit
2019 06 19

Robin Rathmell Discusses Cross-Border Asset Forfeiture at STEP Israel

Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell will join a panel discussion on defending trusts against cross-border asset forfeiture at STEP Israel’s Annual Conference on June 19 in Tel Aviv.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robin-rathmell-discusses-cross-border-asset-forfeiture-at-step-israel
2019 06 18

William McGovern Discusses Shifting U.S. Immigration Enforcement at the Annual Conference on Immigration Law

New U.S. policies now permit U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to use Interpol red notices as a basis to detain non-citizens in the United States.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-discusses-shifting-us-immigration-enforcement
2019 06 18

Extradition & Due Process: U.S. Asylum Seekers Are on “Notice” Too

2019 06 17

Wade Weems quoted in New York Times Investigation on Corruption within China’s Healthcare Industry

Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems, who regularly counsels PRC-based corporations and individuals in cross-border bribery investigations, recently spoke to The New York Times in their investigation on issues of corruption within China’s health care industry.

https://kobrekim.com/news/wade-weems-in-new-york-times-on-corruption-within-chinas-healthcare-industry
2019 06 13

Adam Lavine Discusses Asset Recovery Strategies at III NextGen

On Sunday, June 16th, Kobre & Kim lawyer Adam Lavine will join a panel discussion focusing on asset recovery strategies in cross-border insolvency cases at the 19th Annual International Insolvency Conference’s NextGen Leadership Program in Barcelona, Spain.

https://kobrekim.com/news/adam-lavine-discusses-asset-recovery-strategies-at-iii-nextgen
2019 06 13

Benjamin Sauter Discusses Wyoming Cryptocurrency Laws and Federal Regulation in Wired

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sauter brings his experience and insights in regulatory issues facing the cryptocurrency industry to discuss Wyoming’s new crypto-friendly state laws – and their potential to be emulated on a federal level – in Wired.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sauter-discusses-wyoming-cryptocurrency-in-wired
2019 06 12

Nick Cherryman Bolsters Kobre & Kim’s Cross-Border Disputes Capabilities in the UK

LONDON, Wednesday, June 12 – Nick Cherryman, one of the leading international commercial disputes lawyers in London, joined Kobre & Kim as a partner in its London office this month.

https://kobrekim.com/news/nick-cherryman-bolsters-kobre-and-kims-cross-border-disputes-capabilities
2019 06 12

Cross-Border Disputes Heavyweight Nick Cherryman Joins Kobre & Kim’s London Office

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce Nick Cherryman, a leading international commercial disputes lawyer, has joined our London office.

https://kobrekim.com/news/nick-cherryman-joins-kobre-and-kims-london-office
2019 06 10

Sean Buckley, Scott Hulsey and Beau Barnes speak to the USCBC on US Businesses, National Security, and China

Sean Buckley, Scott Hulsey, and Beau Barnes, lawyers at Kobre & Kim who often represent global clients in disputes and investigations involving state security, will speak to the U.S.-China Business Council on June 10th about the ever-important factor of “national security” in current China - U.S. relations.

https://kobrekim.com/news/sean-buckley-scott-hulsey-beau-barnes-speak-to-the-uscbc
2019 06 6

Shaun Wu and Jian Wu on How U.S. Investors Can Navigate Opportunities in China’s Belt and Road Initiative

On Friday, June 7th, Kobre & Kim’s Shaun Wu and Jian Wu will be joining a panel discussion on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and how U.S. based investors can evaluate both risks and opportunities tied to the project.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-and-jian-wu-on-chinas-belt-and-road-initiative
2019 06 6

Benjamin Sauter and David McGill on the current Kik-SEC clash in Law 360

Kobre & Kim’s David McGill and Benjamin Sauter continue to share their insights with the media into the current stand-off between Kik and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). 

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sauter-and-david-mcgill-on-kik-sec-clash
2019 06 5

Shaun Wu Discusses Cross-Border Government Audits and Investigations for MNCs at PLI Cross Border Law Conference 2019

Kobre & Kim’s Shaun Wu will join a panel of highly experienced practitioners, in-house counsel and senior executives to discuss practical strategies for legal practitioners when advising and investigating multinational corporations at Practising Law Institute’s Cross Border Employment Law 2019 program on June 5 in New York.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-discusses-cross-border-government-audits-and-investigations
2019 06 5

Evelyn Sheehan Discusses the Challenges of Conducting Internal Investigations

Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan will join the panel “Challenging Issues in Internal Investigations” at Latin Lawyer’s GIR Live Anti-Corruption & Investigations symposium on June 6th in Mexico City to address the key components of selecting an effective and reliable counsel to carry out compliance measures.

https://kobrekim.com/news/evelyn-sheehan-discusses-the-challenges-of-conducting-internal-investigations
2019 06 5

Benjamin Sauter on How Kik v SEC Could Change How the SEC Regulates Cryptocurrencies in Wired

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sauter, who regularly represents clients in the digital currency sphere from blockchain developers to exchanges, discussed with Wired Magazine the implications that a civil lawsuit by the platform Kik against the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could have on the cryptocurrency industry.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sauter-on-kik-v-sec-in-wired
2019 06 5

To Catch a Debtor: Seizing the Money

2019 06 4

Beau Barnes Speaks with Law360 on OFAC’s Recent Enforcement Action

This weekend, Kobre & Kim’s Beau Barnes talked with Law360 about OFAC’s recent decision to issue a finding of violation but not impose a monetary penalty against State Street Bank & Trust Co.

https://kobrekim.com/news/beau-barnes-speaks-with-law360-on-ofac
2019 06 3

Farrington Yates Discusses Forum Shopping Issues in Fraud and Insolvency

On June 3rd, Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates will join a panel entitled “Forum Shopping” at KNect’s Asset Recovery Latin America conference in São Paulo. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/farrington-yates-discusses-forum-shopping-issues
2019 06 3

Kobre & Kim Lawyers on How Businesses Can Protect Themselves from Automated Intruders

A team of Kobre & Kim lawyers – Steven Perlstein, Benjamin Sauter and Beau Barnes – discuss the increasing trend of malicious online bots, how the U.S. legal landscape is addressing it and ways that businesses can protect their information in the New York Law Journal’s special report on cybersecurity.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-lawyers-on-how-businesses-can-protect-themselves-from-automated-intruders
2019 06 3

Benjamin Sauter and David McGill on Kik’s Defend Crypto fund, and taking on the SEC

Kobre & Kim lawyers Benjamin Sauter and David McGill speak on the potential for legal action by the kin cryptocurrency company Kik against the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Cointelegraph.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sauter-and-david-mcgill-on-kiks-defend-crypto-fund
2019 06 3

John Han and Wade Weems Lead Seminar on Unfair Competition Practices in the PRC, Southeast Asia

John Han and Wade Weems of Kobre & Kim will be leading a seminar discussion on unfair business practices in the PRC and Southeast Asia, and key strategies that global companies can employ to defend themselves accordingly from threats such as IP theft and counterfeiting.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-wade-weems-lead-seminar-on-unfair-competition
2019 05 30

Don’t Overlook China in Difficult Chapter 11 Asset Recovery Efforts

2019 05 29

Wade Weems Teams Up with Heywon Shin to Present on Voluntary Disclosure

Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems, a former U.S. federal prosecutor who specializes in cross-border criminal cases and U.S. government enforcement action, partnered with Heywon Shin, the Vice President of Global Economic Sanctions for Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Hong Kong) to deliver key paths and examples on voluntary self-disclosure.

https://kobrekim.com/news/wade-weems-with-heywon-shin-voluntary-disclosure
2019 05 24

Kobre & Kim Attorneys Discuss the Impact of Global Monitorship Actions on East Asia in GIR’s Guide to Monitorships

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Shaun Wu, Daniel Lee, Ryan Middlemas and Jae Joon Kwon – detail how the rising global emphasis on legal and corporate compliance is impacting East Asian countries that have historically lacked the practice of monitorships, in the first edition of Global Investigations Review’s Guide to Monitorships.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-attorneys-discuss-global-monitorship
2019 05 23

Chief Strategy Officer Gary Singer on the Importance of Referral Relationships with The American Lawyer

Kobre & Kim Chief Strategy Officer Gary Singer spoke with The American Lawyer on the eve of the 2019 AmLaw 200 Report to discuss the current state of relationship building in regards to law firms’ business development efforts. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/gary-singer-on-the-importance-of-referral-relationships
2019 05 23

Robert Henoch Examines Potential for FCPA Enforcement Actions into Israel in Haaretz

Kobre & Kim lawyer and former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Robert Henoch spoke with the independent Israeli newspaper Haaretz to explain the function and application of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in cases of suspected bribery.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robert-henoch-examines-potential-for-fcpa-enforcement-actions
2019 05 22

U.S. Increasingly Enforcing Against India

2019 05 20

Martin De Luca Leads Discussion on Embezzled Asset Tracing and Retrieval at ACI’s Ninth Anti-Corruption Summit, Brazil

Following one of the largest public bribery cases in Brazilian history, anti-corruption is an increasingly vital topic of consideration for those connected to the Brazilian market. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/martin-de-luca-on-embezzled-asset-tracing
2019 05 15

Farrington Yates Discusses Litigation Finance at BTG Global Advisory’s Annual Meeting

Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates will join a panel of experts at BTG Global Advisory’s Annual Meeting in Toronto on May 15th to discuss litigation finance. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/farrington-yates-discusses-litigation-finance-at-btg
2019 05 15

“Cartels Beware”: U.S.-Korea Antitrust Enforcement Likely to Reach a New Scale

2019 05 14

Daniel Lee on the Challenges of Conducting Internal Investigations

Seoul-based attorney Daniel Lee moderated a panel discussing best practices for conducting effective internal investigations in both South Korea and abroad at the ALB Korea Anti-Corruption Forum on May 9 in Seoul.

https://kobrekim.com/news/daniel-lee-on-the-challenges-of-conducting-internal-investigations
2019 05 13

Beau Barnes Discusses Potential OFAC Enforcement Strategy Shift from Companies to Executives

Kobre & Kim’s Beau Barnes brings his economic sanctions and regulatory background to evaluate recent developments in enforcement actions from the U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and their implications for U.S. companies in Law 360.

https://kobrekim.com/news/beau-barnes-discusses-potential-ofac-enforcement-strategy-shift-from-companies-to-executives
2019 05 10

John Han and Randall Arthur Explore Asset Tracing and Recovery Strategies at KNect in Singapore

Whether victims of fraud are at the beginning stages of their suit or in the middle of a contentious insolvency or litigation process, monetizing claims against debtors has proven difficult—particularly when multiple jurisdictions are involved.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-randall-arthur-explore-asset-tracing-and-recovery
2019 05 8

Jian Wu Discusses Dispute Resolution Between Chinese Investors and Local African Partners

Kobre & Kim’s Jian Wu will utilize his experience in multijurisdictional investigations to discuss the unique challenges facing China-based companies operating in Africa at New York City Bar’s “Chinese Energy and Infrastructure Projects in Emerging Markets” panel in New York on May 9th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jian-wu-discusses-dispute-resolution-between-chinese-investors-and-local-african-partners
2019 05 8

To Catch a Debtor: Freezing the Money

2019 05 7

Calvin Koo and Vasu Muthyala Speak on Advising Financial Institutions and Managing Internal Investigations

Kobre & Kim’s Calvin Koo and Vasu Muthyala, who specialize in multinational government enforcement and regulatory actions, will be speaking on the latest issues surrounding financial institutions and related professionals in Hong Kong at Legal Plus’s “Are You Affected by Risk?” seminar on May 8th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/calvin-koo-and-vasu-muthyala-on-advising-financial-institutions
2019 05 2

Benjamin Sirota on DOJ Antitrust’s Evolving Treatment of Corporate Compliance Programs with New York Law Journal

Kobre & Kim attorney and former Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division prosecutor Benjamin Sirota discusses the past, present and future of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s policy regarding whether to credit corporate compliance programs in charging decisions and at sentencing, and on what terms.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sirota-on-doj-antitrust-s-evolving-treatment-of-corporate-compliance-programs-with-new-york-law-journal
2019 04 30

Marcus Green Discusses the Process of Underwriting at the General Counsel Forum on Litigation Finance

Kobre & Kim’s Marcus Green joins a workshop panel of experts to discuss the step-by-step process of case underwriting at Momentum Events’ General Counsel Forum on Litigation Finance on May 1 in New York, NY.

https://kobrekim.com/news/marcus-green-discusses-the-process-of-underwriting-at-the-general-counsel-forum-on-litigation-finance
2019 04 26

Michael Kim Discusses Criminal Apprehension and Repatriation by the U.S. in a Highly Political Event

Firm co-founder Michael Kim was quoted in the leading South Korean newspaper Dong-A Ilbo, discussing international relations between the U.S. and Spain in relation to the apprehension and potential repatriation of individuals charged with breaking and entering in a Spain-located DPRK embassy.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-discusses-criminal-apprehension
2019 04 23

David McGill Moderates a Panel on Enforcement Actions involving Digital Currency

Kobre & Kim’s David McGill, an accomplished investigator with a focus on the intersection of finance and technology, will moderate a panel of digital currency experts on law enforcement and regulatory actions within the sector at ABA’s Fifth Blockchain, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute event on April 26th

https://kobrekim.com/news/david-mcgill-moderates-a-panel-on-enforcement-actions-involving-digital-currency
2019 04 23

Jason Masimore Discusses the Power of Jurisdiction in Asset Recovery at the Big Debt Recovery Conference in Moscow

London-based attorney and former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor Jason Masimore joined panelists at Legal Insight’s Big Debt Recovery conference in Moscow on April 18, where he discussed strategic considerations for legal professionals when determining the best strategies to monetize cross-border, asset recovery matters in a panel presentation titled “Alternatives: Civil and Criminal Enforcement Abroad.”

https://kobrekim.com/news/jason-masimore-discusses-the-power
2019 04 23

Kobre & Kim Attorneys Detail Strategies for Enforcing Judgments against Sovereign Entities in Mealey’s

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Jef Klazen, Chris Cogburn and Lara Levinson – detail strategies of enforcing judgements against elusive foreign governments or state-owned entities in the Lexis Nexis’ monthly arbitration newsletter, Mealey's International Arbitration Report.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-attorneys-detail-strategies
2019 04 23

William McGovern Discusses Litigation and Regulatory Risk in Current US-China Climate

William McGovern, with extensive government enforcement defense experience throughout Asia, will join a panel of fellow specialists to speak on the risks that companies and individuals conducting business with China face, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-discusses-litigation
2019 04 22

Robin Rathmell Discusses Litigation Funding Abroad at the Big Debt Recovery Conference in Moscow

A gradual relaxation of rules in most common law jurisdictions has led to litigation funding quickly becoming a more mainstream solution to mitigating the financial risk of litigation around the world.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robin-rathmell-discusses-litigation-funding
2019 04 12

John Han Speaks With CDR on Patent Overcharging Saga against CPA Global

Kobre & Kim’s John Han recently sat down with Commercial Dispute Resolution to discuss the latest court decision in the investigation against CPA Global for alleged overcharging of its patent renewal services.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-speaks-with-cdr-on-patent-overcharging-saga-against-cpa-global
2019 04 12

Jason Kang with South China Morning Post: New Risks for PRC-Facing Foreign Investors

Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong-based Jason Kang provided his insights to major Hong Kong-based newspaper South China Morning Post on the unexpected risks behind China’s new foreign investment regime, which was recently passed in early 2019.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jason-kang-with-south-china-morning-post--new-risks-for-prc-facing-foreign-investors
2019 04 10

Jason Masimore on What to Consider in U.S.-Facing Extradition Cases

London-based attorney and former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor Jason Masimore recently delivered a speech in Kiev, Ukraine entitled “U.S.-Facing Considerations in Extradition Cases” at the International Criminal Law Forum 2019 on April 5th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jason-masimore-on-what-to-consider
2019 04 10

John Han and Hartley West on Partnering with the U.S. Government in Asset Recovery Efforts with ACC Singapore

When conventional approaches to asset recovery fail to compel international debtors, joining forces with U.S. enforcement to implement offensive investigations can sharpen asset recovery tactics by facilitating the acquisition of investigative intelligence, enforce court orders and apply heavy pressure to debtors.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-and-hartley-west
2019 04 9

Leif Simonson to Deliver Talks on International Arbitration and Judgment Enforcement at ABA Annual Conferences

Kobre & Kim’s Leif T. Simonson is taking his experience with cross-border disputes, judgment enforcement and asset recovery and is hitting the road to deliver remarks at American Bar Association (ABA) annual conferences in Washington, D.C. and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

https://kobrekim.com/news/leif-simonson-to-deliver-talks-on-international-arbitration
2019 04 4

Shaun Wu at C5’s Anti-Corruption Switzerland Conference: What China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Means for MNCs

Kobre & Kim attorney Shaun Wu was a distinguished speaker at C5’s Anti-Corruption Conference 2019 in Switzerland, where on April 4th he delivered a presentation on China’s anti-corruption campaign and its impact on multi-national corporations (MNCs) doing business in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-at-c5-anti-corruption-switzerland
2019 04 3

To Catch a Debtor: Finding the Money

2019 04 1

Shaun Wu Discusses China’s New Foreign Investment Regime with The Asian Lawyer

Shanghai-based Kobre & Kim attorney Shaun Wu recently caught up with The Asian Lawyer to discuss a “major rewrite” of China’s foreign investment laws, which was just passed a few weeks ago and has lawyers divided over whether it is a game-changer for the foreign bar. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-discusses-chinas-new-foreign-investment-regime-with-the-asian-lawyer
2019 04 1

Kobre & Kim Scores Victory in $14m Judgment against Sky Solar Holdings Founder

Kobre & Kim secured an order from a New York federal court confirming an arbitration award totaling nearly $14 million entered against Weili Su, the founder of Sky Solar Holdings Co. Ltd., a Cayman Islands company that operated solar power generating parks around the world.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-scores-victory-in-14m-judgment-against-sky-solar-holdings-founder
2019 04 1

Daniel Saval Explores Strategies for Crypto Asset Recovery at the INSOL International Conference in Singapore

Kobre & Kim’s Daniel Saval brings his experience in both high-stakes insolvency as well as cryptocurrency to the INSOL International Annual Regional Conference in Singapore on April 4th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/daniel-saval-explores-strategies-for-crypto-asset-recovery-at-the-insol-international-conference-in-singapore
2019 03 29

Steven Kobre Talks Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards with HIALSA

Firm co-founder Steven Kobre will be joining the Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association, or HIALSA, on April 1st for the last session of their 2018-19 international arbitration workshop on what is usually the last step in the lifecycle of an arbitration, the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-kobre-talks-recognition-and-enforcement-of-arbitral-awards-with-hialsa
2019 03 27

Successfully Fighting a Spoofing or Market Manipulation Subpoena from the DOJ or the CFTC

2019 03 26

Rebecca Hume Delivers Webinar on Resolving Shareholder Disputes with Financial Poise

On March 26th, Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume participated in a Webinar panel on Resolving Shareholder Disputes as part of Financial Poise’s series on Common Commercial Conflicts 2019.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-delivers-webinar-on-resolving-shareholder-disputes-with-financial-poise
2019 03 21

Shaun Wu Leads Panel on Internal Investigations for MNCs in China

On March 21, Kobre & Kim’s Shaun Wu helped lead a panel discussion on corporate internal investigations at Kluwer's 4th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory and Competition Law Summit in Shanghai.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-leads-panel-on-internal-investigations-for-mncs-in-china
2019 03 21

Recovering Stolen Funds from Business Email Fraudsters

2019 03 20

Kunhee Cho Discusses Cross-Border Judgment Enforcement at the IAKL European Conference in Austria

Kobre & Kim’s Kunhee Cho brings his experience in international judgment enforcement to discuss key steps to mounting a successful global asset recovery project at the 9th IAKL European Conference on March 22 in Vienna, Austria.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kunhee-cho-discusses-cross-border-judgment-enforcement-at-the-iakl-european-conference-in-austria
2019 03 18

Kobre & Kim & Counsel Takes Record ICSID Award to U.S. District Court for ConocoPhillips

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys, together with other legal counsel, are handling enforcement of the largest arbitration award in the history of the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), on behalf of U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips against the Republic of Venezuela.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-and-counsel-takes-record-icsid-award-to-us-district-court-for-conocophillips
2019 03 14

Podcast: Jake Chervinsky Explores the Future of Digital Currency on Tales from the Crypt

On March 12th, Kobre & Kim attorney Jake Chervinsky joined cryptocurrency influencer Marty Bent on his Bitcoin podcast, Tales from the Crypt, for a conversation on the intersection between digital currency and the law.

https://kobrekim.com/news/podcast--jake-chervinsky-explores-the-future-of-digital-currency-on-tales-from-the-crypt
2019 03 7

Steven Kobre and Nathan Park Discuss Cross-Border Arbitration at Lunch Seminar with KCAB International

An increasing number of parties to Korea-related transactions are choosing to settle commercial disputes outside of court.

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-kobre-and-nathan-park-discuss-cross-border-arbitration-at-lunch-seminar-with-kcab-international
2019 03 7

William McGovern Discusses Regulatory Challenges for High Net Worth Individuals with Global Business Interests

On March 7th, Kobre & Kim's William McGovern utilized his experience in cross-border government enforcement defense to examine the challenges that arise for high-net-worth individuals with global business interests subject to investigation by international authorities.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-discusses-regulatory-challenges-for-high-net-worth-individuals-with-global-business-interests
2019 03 7

Kiran Unni Discusses Litigation Privilege in Corporate Fraud Investigations with C5

Kobre & Kim attorney Kiran Unni, who has extensive experience in matters involving fraud and anti-corruption, will discuss the changing scope of litigation privilege in corporate investigations at C5’s 13th Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery conference on March 14 in Geneva, Switzerland.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kiran-unni-discusses-litigation-privilege-in-corporate-fraud-investigations-with-c5
2019 03 4

Benjamin Sauter and Jake Chervinsky Discuss the Rise of “Stablecoins” with CoinDesk

Kobre & Kim attorneys Benjamin Sauter and Jake Chervinsky draw upon their experience in digital currency regulatory issues to discuss the rise of “stablecoins” with leading digital currency news site Coin Desk.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sauter-and-jake-chervinsky-discuss-the-rise-of-“stablecoins”-with-coindesk-
2019 03 4

Clashing With Titans: Effective Judgment Enforcement Against Sovereign Entities

2019 03 1

Kobre & Kim on the Importance of Rule 4(m) for International Defendants in Westlaw

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Steven Perlstein, Melanie L. Oxhorn and Brad H. Samuels – analyze the recent decision in In re Veon Ltd. Securities Litigation, including its impact on cross-border litigation involving international defendants.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-on-the-importance-of-rule-4-m--for-international-defendants-in-westlaw
2019 03 1

Kobre & Kim places in AmLaw’s “Litigators of the Week” after victory in DRW case

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Jonathan Cogan, Andrew Lourie and Matthew Menchel – were recognized in The American Lawyer’s “Litigators of the Week" for their trial victory on behalf of DRW Investments, a Chicago-based proprietary trading firm, in a market manipulation case against the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-places-in-amlaw-s-“litigators-of-the-week”-after-victory-in-drw-case
2019 03 1

John Couriel on “Managing & Handling the Government Investigation” with the American Inns of Court

Kobre & Kim attorney John Couriel will join the panel “Managing & Handling the Government Investigation” to discuss key considerations for legal professionals when working either with or against government entities in investigations at the American Inns of Court’s Bench & Bar Conference on March 1 in Miami.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-couriel-on-“managing-and-handling-the-government-investigation”--with-the-american-inns-of-court
2019 02 27

Rebecca Hume Co-Chairs KNect365's Asset Recovery International Conference

Kobre & Kim attorney Rebecca Hume, who has extensive expertise in international judgment enforcement and asset tracing, will Co-Chair this year’s Asset Recovery International conference in Dublin, Ireland on March 1.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-co-chairs-knect365s-asset-recovery-international-conference
2019 02 27

Nathaniel Barber unpacks the FCA’s first-ever competition decision with CDR

Kobre & Kim attorney Nathaniel Barber spoke with Commercial Dispute Resolution on the “landmark” first competition decision for the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

https://kobrekim.com/news/nathaniel-barber-unpacks-the-fca-s-first-ever-competition-decision-with-cdr
2019 02 27

Vasu Muthyala Examines Corporate Ethics and Compliance in India

Kobre & Kim attorney Vasu Muthyala will moderate a discussion on corporate accountability and ethics compliance at the India In-House Legal Summit on February 27.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-examines-corporate-ethics-and-compliance-in-india
2019 02 25

Jef Klazen to Discuss Breaking Trusts and Recovering Assets in Fraud Cases

Kobre & Kim attorney Jef Klazen, who has extensive experience in cross-border asset tracing and recovery, will explore asset protection trusts in the U.S and how to impede individuals attempting to protect assets from creditors within them as part of the panel entitled “Asset Protection Trusts: How to Break Them,” at KNect365 Law’s Asset Recovery International conference in Dublin, Ireland on March 1.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jef-klazen-to-discuss-breaking-trusts-and-recovering-assets-in-fraud-cases
2019 02 20

Leif Simonson Discusses the Current State of International Litigation at iLaw 2019

Kobre & Kim attorney Leif Simonson will join a panel of fellow experts to discuss trending cases, topics and recent court decisions involving international litigation at the iLaw 2019 ILS Global Forum on International Law on February 22nd in Miami, Florida.

https://kobrekim.com/news/leif-simonson-discusses-the-current-state-of-international-litigation-at-ilaw-2019
2019 02 19

Beau Barnes Evaluates the ‘Fine Art of Evading Sanctions’ in The Media Line

Kobre & Kim attorney Beau Barnes evaluates the use of Iran’s art market to export art and find profit without facing U.S. sanctions and financial penalties in a discussion with the independent Middle East-focused news agency The Media Line.

https://kobrekim.com/news/beau-barnes-evaluates-the-fine-art-of-evading-sanctions-in-the-media-line
2019 02 13

Kobre & Kim Discusses Asset Recovery in HNWI Divorce Cases with Citywealth Magazine

London-based Kobre & Kim attorneys with experiential expertise in criminal and civil asset forfeiture, Jason Masimore and Leonora Sagan, spoke with Citywealth Magazine on the various stages and methods of asset recovery in divorce settlements involving high-net-worth individuals, or HNWI’s.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-discusses-asset-recovery-in-hnwi-divorce-cases-with-citywealth-magazine
2019 02 13

Benjamin Sauter Discusses Cryptocurrency in Asia at the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum

Kobre & Kim attorney Benjamin Sauter will discuss the regulatory and policy landscape surrounding cryptocurrency at the International Bar Association’s Asia Pacific Forum on February 28.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sauter-discusses-cryptocurrency-in-asia-at-the-iba-asia-pacific-regional-forum-
2019 02 13

Jeremy Hollembeak to Deliver Webinar on Ultra Petroleum, Make Whole Premiums and Bankruptcy Litigation

With his expertise in bankruptcy and debtor-creditor litigation, Kobre & Kim attorney Jeremy Hollembeak will discuss changes to the treatment of Make-Whole Premiums following the U.S. 5th Circuit's decision in In Re: Ultra Petroleum Corporation during a webinar hosted by the American Bar Association on February 19.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jeremy-hollembeak-to-deliver-webinar-on-ultra-petroleum--make-whole-premiums-and-bankruptcy-litigation
2019 02 8

Beau Barnes Examines U.S. Enforcement of Venezuelan Sanctions in 2018

Beau Barnes will join a panel of experts to discuss the development and enforcement of U.S. sanctions in Venezuela at the American Bar Association’s event entitled “2018 U.S. Sanctions Year-in-Review” in Washington D.C. on February 19.

https://kobrekim.com/news/beau-barnes-examines-us-enforcement-of-venezuelan-sanctions-in-2018-
2019 02 7

Beau Barnes Evaluates the ‘New Iranian Sanctions-busting Cryptocurrency’ in The Media Line

Kobre & Kim attorney Beau Barnes evaluates the recent launch of an Iranian, gold-backed cryptocurrency and what it means for the country’s economy in a discussion with the independent Middle East-focused news agency The Media Line.

https://kobrekim.com/news/beau-barnes-evaluates-the-‘new-iranian-sanctions-busting-cryptocurrency--in-the-media-line
2019 02 7

Andrew Stafford QC Analyzes the Potential Impact of No-Deal Brexit on Cross-Border Litigation with The Times

London-based Kobre & Kim attorney Andrew Stafford QC discusses the potential complications a no-deal Brexit would have on cross-border dispute resolution in The Times.

https://kobrekim.com/news/andrew-stafford-qc-discusses-the-potential-impact-of-a-no-deal-brexit-on-cross-border-disputes-with-the-times
2019 02 6

Jason Masimore Discusses the Future of U.S. Wealth Advisement in Citywealth Magazine

London-based Kobre & Kim attorney Jason Masimore spoke with Citywealth Magazine, which has an audience of UK-based high-net-worth individuals (HNWI’s), on the future of wealth advisement for private clients and their families within the U.S. wealth market.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jason-masimore-discusses-the-future-of-us-wealth-advisement-in-city-wealth-magazine
2019 02 5

Robin Rathmell Explores Private Client Asset Forfeiture Defense at the Cambridge Forum

Kobre & Kim attorney Robin Rathmell analyzes the relationship between onshore and offshore jurisdictions in asset forfeiture actions at the Cambridge Forum on Protecting the Wealthy, their Assets and Advisors on February 11.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robin-rathmell-explores-private-client-asset-forfeiture-defense-at-the-cambridge-forum
2019 01 31

AmLaw: “How Judgment Bloodhounds at Kobre & Kim Help Winners Get Paid”

Two of Kobre & Kim’s international judgment enforcement and asset recovery specialists – attorneys John Han and Christopher Cogburn– discuss what it takes to secure high-value arbitration awards in complex, cross-border litigation matters both onshore and offshore in The American Lawyer’s “Litigation Daily” feature.

https://kobrekim.com/news/amlaw--“how-judgment-bloodhounds-at-kobre-and-kim-help-winners-get-paid”
2019 01 30

Jake Chervinsky Speaks with Forbes about Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulation

Kobre & Kim attorney Jake Chervinsky spoke with Forbes on the current state of regulation from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in regards to crypto exchanges.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jake-chervinsky-speaks-with-forbes-about-cryptocurrency-exchange-regulation
2019 01 30

Andrew Stafford QC discusses the impact of Brexit on judgements within the EU with Law 360

Kobre & Kim attorney Andrew Stafford QC discussed the potential complications of judgment enforcement within Europe arising from the current state of Brexit with Law 360.

https://kobrekim.com/news/andrew-stafford-qc-discusses-the-impact-of-brexit-on-judgements-within-the-eu-with-law-360
2019 01 30

A New Opportunity to Avoid Cyberattacks From the U.S.

2019 01 29

Jalil Asif QC and William McGovern Explore Wealth Structuring at STEP Cayman 2019

Kobre & Kim attorneys Jalil Asif QC and William McGovern will explore international wealth structuring and cross-border litigation at STEP Cayman’s 2019 International Wealth Structuring Forum.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jalil-asif-qc-and-william-mcgovern-explore-wealth-structuring-and-cross-border-litigation-at-step-cayman-s-2019-international-wealth-structuring-forum
2019 01 28

George Utlik Discusses Effective Use of U.S. Discovery Tools in Aid of Foreign Proceedings, including Recent Litigation and Arbitrations Involving Russian and CIS Parties

In our increasingly global world, U.S. discovery orders available under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 provide a powerful tool to foreign litigants to collect necessary evidence for use in a foreign proceeding and to add pressure on their opponents.

https://kobrekim.com/news/george-utlik-discusses-effective-use-of-us-discovery-tools-in-aid-of-foreign-proceedings--including-recent-litigation-and-arbitrations-involving-russian-and-cis-parties
2019 01 22

Litigation Funding for Israeli Companies - Webinar

On Tuesday, January 22, two of Kobre & Kim's intellectual property lawyers, Israel-based Michael Rosen and San Francisco-based Michael Ng, hosted a live webinar exploring how Israeli entrepreneurs and investors can benefit from the burgeoning litigation finance industry and maximize the value of their legal claims.

https://kobrekim.com/news/litigation-funding-for-israeli-companies---live-webinar
2019 01 22

Kobre & Kim Attorneys Pick Apart Offshore Asset Protection Trusts in the New York Law Journal

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Peter Tyers-Smith and Jonathan Cogan – evaluate offshore and U.S. asset protection trusts in the New York Law Journal.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-attorneys-pick-apart-offshore-asset-protection-trusts-in-the-new-york-law-journal
2019 01 17

John Han and Ryan Middlemas Discuss Hong Kong Discovery in Lexis Nexis

A team of HK-based Kobre & Kim attorneys – John Han and Ryan Middlemas – explore Hong Kong dispute resolution and discovery in Lexis Nexis.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-and-ryan-middlemas-discuss-hong-kong-discovery-in-lexis-nexis
2019 01 17

Jonathan Cogan Examines Public Corruption Trials Post-McDonnell

Kobre & Kim attorney Jonathan Cogan will join a panel of fellow experts to discuss the impact of McDonnell v. United States on high-profile corruption cases as part of a seminar entitled “Public Corruption Trials in a Post-McDonnell World,” hosted by the Federal Bar Council in New York City on January 23rd.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jonathan-cogan-examines-public-corruption-trials-post-mcdonnell
2019 01 4

Offshore Lawyers Rebecca Hume and Peter Tyers-Smith Explore Cross-border Insolvency at ABI’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Offshore lawyers Rebecca Hume and Peter Tyers-Smith will explore cross-border insolvency at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium.

https://kobrekim.com/news/offshore-lawyers-rebecca-hume-and-peter-tyers-smith-explore-cross-border-insolvency-at-abi-s-caribbean-insolvency-symposium
2018 12 20

Kobre & Kim Attorney Dan Saval Talks Bankruptcy Issues in Cryptocurrency on Debtwire Radio

Kobre & Kim attorney Dan Saval recently spoke with Debtwire Radio on the rise of bankruptcy and cases impacting some of the largest digital currency exchanges in the industry.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-attorney-dan-saval-talks-bankruptcy-issues-in-cryptocurrency-on-debtwire-radio
2018 12 20

U.S. Enforcement Against the PRC: Preparing for the Next Wave

2018 12 19

Kobre & Kim and the Impact of ‘Weinstein Clauses’ on M&A Investigations in The Wall Street Lawyer

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Lindsey Weiss Harris, Hartley M. K. West, and Danielle Rose – explain the rise of the “Weinstein Clause” in merger agreements in the December 2018 issue of The Wall Street Lawyer.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-and-the-impact-of-weinstein-clauses-on-manda-investigations-in-the-the-wall-street-lawyer
2018 12 14

Kobre & Kim Wins US Court Restraining Order Against Chinese Billionaire Jia Yueting in International Enforcement

Kobre & Kim has obtained another important victory in enforcing an arbitration award against Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, the high-profile businessman who founded tech conglomerates Le.com and LeEco. The arbitral award, made by the Beijing Arbitration Commission in January this year, is held by To-Win Capital Group Co., Ltd (“To-Win Capital”) against Jia Yueting.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-wins-uscourt-restraining-order-against-chinese-billionaire-jia-yueting-in-international-enforcement
2018 12 14

Matt Menchel Dispels “Conventional Wisdom” Trial Lawyers Follow for Cross-Examination in Law 360

Kobre & Kim attorney Matt Menchel spoke with Law360 on the process of cross-examination, dispelling conventional rules many novice trial lawyers practice in Law360. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/matt-menchel-dispels-conventional-wisdom-trial-lawyers-follow-for-cross-examination-in-law-360
2018 12 10

Kobre & Kim Wins Order Against Chinese Billionaire Jia Yueting in International Enforcement

Kobre & Kim has obtained an important victory in enforcing an arbitration award against Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, the high-profile businessman who founded tech conglomerates Le.com and LeEco. The arbitral award, made by the Beijing Arbitration Commission in January this year, is held by To-Win Capital Group Co., Ltd (“To-Win Capital”) against Jia Yueting.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-wins-order-against-chinese-billionaire-jia-yueting-in-international-enforcement-
2018 12 5

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in 2019 Legal Directories

The firm and its lawyers have received recognition for outstanding achievements during the past year by both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-receives-top-rankings-in-2019-legal-directories
2018 12 5

Empowering Israeli Innovators to Take on Industry Giants

2018 12 4

Kobre & Kim Analyzes OFAC Crypto Sanctions Designation in CoinDesk

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Beau Barnes and Jake Chervinsky – analyze the first crypto sanction designation by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and what it means for companies in the digital currency industry.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-analyzes-ofac-crypto-sanctions-designation-in-coin-desk
2018 12 3

Nathaniel Barber Discusses SFO Enforcement Strategies with Commercial Dispute Resolution

Kobre & Kim attorney Nathaniel Barber spoke with Commercial Dispute Resolution on the future of enforcement strategies by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) following the appointment of its new director Lisa Osofsky.

https://kobrekim.com/news/nate-barber-discusses-sfo-enforcement-strategies-with-commercial-dispute-resolution
2018 12 3

Vasu Muthyala Examines Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Investigations in Asia

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala will lead a discussion on recent developments in anti-corruption enforcement in Asia at Duxes' 7th Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit on December 6 in Hong Kong.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-examines-anti-corruption-enforcement-and-investigations-in-asia
2018 12 3

Martin De Luca Discusses the FCPA and Internal Investigations in Sao Paulo

Kobre & Kim attorney Martin De Luca will join a panel of fellow experts to discuss challenges and specific cases pertaining to internal investigations – both in Brazil and around the world – at WFaria’s 3rd Compliance and Internal Investigations conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 4th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/martin-de-luca-discusses-the-fcpa-and-internal-investigations-in-sao-paulo
2018 11 28

Steve Perlstein and Beau Barnes Discuss Using CFAA to Combat Insider Threats

Kobre & Kim attorneys Steve Perlstein and Beau Barnes will lead a discussion on the use of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) as a tool to combat insider threats at SIFMA’s Insider Threat Roundtable on November 29 in New York.

https://kobrekim.com/news/steve-perlstein-and-beau-barnes-discuss-using-cfaa-to-combat-insider-threats
2018 11 27

Shaun Wu Explores China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign and Its Implications

Shanghai-based attorney Shaun Wu will speak on China’s anti-corruption campaign at the 35th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on November 30 in Washington DC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-explores-chinas-anti-corruption-campaign-and-its-implications
2018 11 19

A New Door to Obtaining Business Intelligence in Offshore Cases

2018 11 14

Jonathan Huth Leads a Discussion on Digital Currency Regulation and Enforcement

Jonathan Huth will lead a discussion on digital currency regulation and enforcement at Inside Fintech 2018 on November 30 in Seoul.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jonathan-huth-leads-a-discussion-on-cryptocurrency-regulation-and-enforcement
2018 11 12

Kobre & Kim Explains the Global Reach of U.S. Sanctions in the New York Law Journal

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Wade Weems and Beau Barnes – explain the global impact and reach of U.S. sanctions in the global economy, which can place heavy penalties, fines, and restrictions on unsuspecting companies and individuals. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-explains-the-global-reach-of-us-sanctions-in-the-new-york-law-journal
2018 11 12

Navigating Global Matrimonial Disputes: Four Steps to High-Value Asset Recovery

2018 11 8

Daniel Lee Explores Cross-Border Internal Investigations in Korea

Daniel Lee will review what international companies should consider when conducting cross-border investigations in Korea at the Asian Legal Business Korea In-House Legal Summit on November 8. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/daniel-lee-explores-cross-border-internal-investigations-in-korea
2018 11 8

Kobre & Kim Explains How Litigation Funds Support Israeli Tech Companies Facing Lawsuits from MNCs

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Michael Rosen, Robert Henoch, and Will Rosenzweig – shed light on the invaluable benefits litigation funding tools present for innovative Israeli companies facing court disputes with MNCs.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-explains-how-litigation-funds-support-israeli-tech-companies-facing-lawsuits-from-mncs
2018 11 6

Matthew Menchel Discusses the Decline of Trials by Jury in Federal Courts

Matthew Menchel discusses the national decline of trials by jury in federal courts at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ 2018 White Collar Seminar on November 9 in Washington DC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/matthew-menchel-discusses-the-decline-of-trials-by-jury-in-federal-courts-
2018 11 5

Scott Hulsey Discusses the Complexity of Cross-Border Investigations

Scott Hulsey will participate in a discussion on the complexity of cross-border investigations and at the 2nd Annual GIR Live conference in Frankfurt on November 9.

https://kobrekim.com/news/scott-hulsey-discusses-the-complexity-of-cross-border-investigations
2018 11 5

Adriana Riviere-Badell Explores Cross-Border Government Cooperation in the Americas

Adriana Riviere-Badell will be speaking on the increasing cooperation between government authorities as they seek to enforce criminal laws in the Americas at ABA’s International Conference on November 8 in Mexico City.

https://kobrekim.com/news/adriana-riviere-badell-explores-cross-border-government-cooperation-in-the-americas
2018 10 30

APABA Silicon Valley Honors Kobre & Kim with Beacon Award for Diversity

Kobre & Kim is the proud recipient of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association Silicon Valley’s annual “Beacon Award for Diversity,” in recognition of the firm’s dedication to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

https://kobrekim.com/news/apaba-silicon-valley-honors-kobre-and-kim-with-beacon-award-for-diversity
2018 10 29

Kobre & Kim Break the Traditional “Rules” of Direct Examination, in Law 360

Kobre & Kim attorneys Matthew Menchel, Jonathan Cogan and Rebecca Mangold evaluate the direct examination process, dispelling traditional “rules” that novice trial lawyers often practice in favor of more pointed and effective techniques. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-break-the-traditional-rules-of-direct-examination--in-law360
2018 10 24

Kobre & Kim Analyzes Bribery Risks Threatening Investment in the “New Indian Economy,” in Bloomberg

Kobre & Kim attorneys Vasu Muthyala and Nathaniel Barber look at India’s fast-growing economy and the heightened risks that both Indian companies as well as MNCs with a presence in India face without an effective anti-bribery policy.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-analyzes-bribery-risks-threatening-investment-in-the-“new-indian-economy-”-in-bloomberg
2018 10 23

John Han Examines International Arbitration Awards and Enforcement Strategies

On October 26, John Han will join the panel “Maximizing Recovery in International Arbitration” at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s Pre-Dispute Strategy Workshop.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-examines-international-arbitration-awards-and-enforcement-strategies
2018 10 22

Martin De Luca Explores Government Monitorships at Fenalaw 2018

Martin De Luca will discuss government monitorships at the Fenalaw 2018 conference on October 24-26 in São Paulo, Brazil. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/martin-de-luca-explores-government-monitorships-at-fenalaw-2018
2018 10 22

John Han and Joyce Xiang Discuss Foreign Judgment Enforcement Measurements in the U.S. and Offshore

John Han and Joyce Xiang will discuss recognition and enforcement of foreign court judgments and interim measure implementation in the U.S. and offshore jurisdictions at a Tiantong Law Firm Event on October 24.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-discusses-foreign-judgment-enforcement-measurements-in-the-us-and-offshore
2018 10 22

Daniel Lee Moderates a Discussion on Managing Internal Investigations

Daniel Lee will be serving as a panel moderator at Legal Plus’ 7th Annual Korea International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Summit on October 24 in Seoul. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/daniel-lee-moderates-a-discussion-on-managing-internal-investigations
2018 10 17

Marcus Green and Adriana Riviere-Badell Discuss the “Hidden Treasures” of International Arbitration Enforcement and Collection

Marcus Green and Adriana Riviere-Badell will be joining a panel of fellow experts to discuss the often-neglected aspects of international arbitration and litigation: international enforcement and collection.

https://kobrekim.com/news/marcus-green-and-adriana-riviere-badell-discuss-the-“hidden-treasures”-of-international-arbitration-enforcement-and-collection
2018 10 16

Robin Baik Discusses Corporate Cyber Fraud and Global Asset Recovery Strategies

Robin Baik will discuss corporate cyber fraud and global strategies to enhance asset recovery at the ABA New Engine of Growth: Investment and Technology Conference on October 19 in Seoul.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robin-baik-discusses-corporate-cyber-fraud-and-global-asset-recovery-strategies
2018 10 16

Kobre & Kim Analyzes the Business Impact of “Policing Speech Monopolies” in Law360

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Hartley M.K. West, Jason A. Masimore, Daniel S. Lee, Martin De Luca, G. Scott Hulsey and Matthew R. Boucher – analyze antitrust regulation of online speech monopolies.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-analyzes-the-business-impact-of-“policing-speech-monopolies”-in-law-360
2018 10 16

John Couriel and Daniel Saval Discuss International and Crypto Asset Tracing in Insolvency

John Couriel and Daniel Saval will discuss asset tracing and recovery strategies at the 14th Annual International Insolvency Symposium in Milan, Italy.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-couriel-and-daniel-saval-discuss-international-and-crypto-asset-tracing-in-insolvency
2018 10 12

The New Art Fraud: Galleries, Dealers are Next Global Hacking Targets

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys - including Randall Arthur, Lara Levinson, Jason A. Masimore, Jef Klazen and Steven G. Kobre - shed light on one of the new targets of global hackers - the art world.

https://kobrekim.com/news/the-new-art-fraud-galleries-dealers-are-next-global-hacking-targets
2018 10 2

Marcus Green Weighs Pros and Cons of Litigation Funding Options

Marcus Green moderates a panel at the Litigation Financing & Investment Forum in New York City on October 2nd. The panelists will examine the various litigation funding options for companies and high-net-worth individuals. During the discussion, Mr. Green will review how to identify what sourcing option may be best suited for a particular need, as well as the benefits and limitations of using third-party funders, hedge funds, loans, and private equity, among others.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/marcus-green-weighs-pros-and-cons-of-litigation-funding-options
2018 09 27

Martin De Luca Reviews Global Corporate Criminal Liability in Buenos Aires

Former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor, Martin De Luca, will join a global panel on corporate criminal liability at the third annual International Compliance Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 2nd. Focusing on corporate criminal liability under U.S. Federal Law, the panel will review scope of authority, constitutional rights during prosecution, and potential penalties corporations and individuals may face.

https://kobrekim.com/news/martin-de-luca-reviews-global-corporate-criminal-liability-in-buenos-aires
2018 09 25

Hartley West Dives into the Future of Crypto Regulation

Hartley West led a panel analyzing recent trends and issues pertaining to the regulation of cryptocurrency at the Bar Association of San Francisco on September 26th. The discussion highlighted a wide variety of related questions, from what motivates regulators to intervene in the progress of digital currencies to how key players in the industry have responded to government enforcement actions. The panel, which includes representatives from the SEC, DOJ, a crypto-security start-up and the private defense bar, also explored the future direction of enforcement and how it might shape the digital currency and other blockchain industries.

https://kobrekim.com/news/hartley-west-dives-into-the-future-of-crypto-regulation
2018 09 25

Jake Chervinsky: Defending Crypto from the SEC

Jake Chervinsky speaks with Off the Chain podcast host Anthony Pompliano on securities law, accreditation standards, terrorism financing, the applications of the Howey Test to crypto, and much more in this in-depth 90-minute interview.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jake-chervinsky-defending-crypto-from-the-sec
2018 09 25

The New Art Fraud: Galleries and Dealers Are the Next Global Hacking Targets

2018 09 24

Rebecca Hume and Benjamin Sauter to be among the featured speakers at the Asset Recovery Americas conference in New York

Cayman-based litigator, Rebecca Hume, will highlight asset recovery in cases involving divorce or contested probate during the panel “Love, death and bankruptcy.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-and-benjamin-sauter-to-be-among-the-featured-speakers-at-the-asset-recovery-americas-conference-in-new-york
2018 09 20

Marcus Green Weighs the “End Game” Challenges within Arbitration Award Enforcement

Marcus Green will be leading a panel discussion featuring arbitration award creditors and debtors alike on the challenges in the “end game” of arbitration enforcement at the Second Annual Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in Amsterdam on Friday, September 21.

https://kobrekim.com/news/marcus-green-weighs-the-end-game-challenges-within-arbitration-award-enforcement
2018 09 19

What Bitcoin Did: An Interview with Jake Chervinsky

Jake Chervinsky speaks with What Bitcoin Did podcast host Peter McCormack on the growing friction between BitCoin and traditional finance. As regulators work to ensure that Cryptocurrencies are following due process, the industry is watching closely.

https://kobrekim.com/news/what-bitcoin-did--an-interview-with-jake-chervinsky
2018 09 18

Shaun Wu Tackles Dispute Resolution in China

On September 20, Shaun Wu will moderate the panel “Updates to Dispute Resolution in China” at AsiaLaw’s Dispute Resolution Summit in Hong Kong. The panel will highlight structural changes to China’s legal and regulatory landscape, recognition and enforceability of foreign awards or judgments in Mainland China, and the Belt and Road Initiative and the future of China-foreign disputes.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-tackles-dispute-resolution-in-china
2018 09 14

Jonathan Huth Navigates the Impact of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

On September 14, Jonathan Huth will speak on the panel “A beginners guide for the future: The impact of blockchain & cryptocurrency” at the ALM Corporate Counsel Forum. Mr. Huth’s discussion will provide insight into the future of the digital currency industry including the opportunities and challenges blockchain technologies present and the importance of coordination of government enforcement agencies across jurisdictions.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jonathan-huth-navigates-the-impact-of-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency
2018 09 14

Nathan Park Analyzes Cryptocurrency Regulation in Korea

Nathan Park will moderate the panel “International Regulation of Cryptocurrency in Korea” at the International Association of Korean Lawyers Annual Conference on September 14. The panel will focus on the digital currency market in Korea, the legal and regulatory challenges faced in the region and key issues to consider in international business litigation involving cryptocurrencies.

https://kobrekim.com/news/nathan-park-analyzes-cryptocurrency-regulation-in-korea
2018 09 13

Jason Masimore Explores Offensive Investigations and Cross-Border Enforcement Strategies

Jason Masimore led a discussion on cross-border offensive investigations at the ALM Corporate Counsel Forum on September 13. The presentation titled “Protecting Profit: Litigation Strategies for Navigating Cross-Border Enforcement,” covered the impact of illicit trade against a company, the benefits of offensive investigations, and navigating cross-border enforcement strategies to identify and seize illicit profits.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jason-masimore-explores-offensive-investigations-and-cross-border-enforcement-strategies
2018 09 13

John Couriel Examines the Risks of Liability in Corruption Cases

Former federal prosecutor, John Couriel, discussed the liability of legal entities and individuals in corruption cases at the Marval International Summit on Compliance, Anti-Corruption and Investigations on September 13 in Buenos Aires. The presentation highlighted important considerations when conducting an investigation including the main risks for board members, the role of compliance officers, potential conflict of interest and the importance of maintaining independence.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-couriel-examines-the-risks-of-liability-in-corruption-cases
2018 09 13

David McGill Discusses Digital Currency Regulation and Enforcement

David McGill moderated a discussion on the regulation and enforcement of digital assets at the TokenFest conference on September 13. The panel titled “Governance, Regulation & Enforcement” explored the U.S. regulatory landscape of cryptocurrency markets and government approaches to monitoring digital currencies, blockchain technology and initial coin offerings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/david-mcgill-discusses-digital-currency-regulation-and-enforcement
2018 08 28

Vasu Muthyala Explores the Impact of U.S. Enforcement Trends in India

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor, Vasu Muthyala will examine U.S. enforcement trends at the AmCham India Anti-Corruption Compliance and Risk Management Masterclass on August 29. The panel will review recent corruption cases in India, legal issues and challenges and the rise of enforcement by U.S. investigators in the region.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-explores-the-impact-of-us-enforcement-trends-in-india
2018 08 27

Corruption Probes in LatAm Aren’t Just Local Issues

2018 08 24

What an SEC Bitcoin ETF Rejection Review Really Means

Following an announcement by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that nine bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) disapproval orders are to be stayed until further review, Jake Chervinsky sat down with CoinDesk to discuss what the announcement really means, and what implications it carries for the proposed bitcoin ETFs themselves.

https://kobrekim.com/news/what-an-sec-bitcoin-etf-rejection-review-really-means
2018 08 20

Beware the Reach of U.S. Sanctions

2018 08 14

Robin Rathmell Recognized as Leading Lawyer for High Net Worth Individuals

Robin Rathmell was ranked among the leading practitioners in the 2019 Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals Guide for his outstanding work on investigation matters involving fraud and money laundering.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robin-rathmell-recognized-as-leading-lawyer-for-high-net-worth-individuals
2018 08 9

5 Questions Raised By the DOJ's Partnership With Global Antitrust Enforcers

2018 08 8

4 Pitfalls to Avoid When Conducting Cross-Border Investigations of Shareholder Demands

2018 08 3

Asialaw and Benchmark Litigation Shortlist Shaun Wu for China Disputes Star of the Year

Shanghai-based disputes lawyer Shaun Wu has been shortlisted for the fourth annual Asialaw and Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards China Disputes Star of the Year.

https://kobrekim.com/news/asialaw-and-benchmark-litigation-shortlist-shaun-wu-for-china-disputes-star-of-the-year
2018 07 31

Kobre & Kim and Bentham IMF Launch First Fund Empowering Israeli Tech Innovators to Challenge Industry Giants

Kobre & Kim and Bentham IMF, a leading commercial litigation funder, have launched a first-of-its-kind disputes fund that empowers startup and growth-stage Israeli tech companies to pursue legal claims against virtually any adversary, no matter the size or location.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-and-bentham-imf-launch-first-fund-empowering-israeli-tech-innovators-to-challenge-industry-giants
2018 07 25

Adriana Riviere-Badell and Gabriela Ruiz Examine Anti-Corruption and U.S. Government Enforcement Actions in Latin America

U.S. regulators continue to expand their enforcement across borders, recently with a special focus on Latin America. Adriana Riviere-Badell and Gabriela Ruiz will discuss the ramifications of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) at an AmCham Argentina presentation taking place on July 31 in Buenos Aires. The presentation will highlight U.S. regulatory enforcement on a global scale and recent anticorruption legislation in Argentina.

https://kobrekim.com/news/adriana-riviere-badell-and-gabriela-ruiz-examine-anti-corruption-and-us-government-enforcement-actions-in-latin-america
2018 07 23

Career Perspectives from Women in the Law Panel

Kobre & Kim is excited to host the Career Perspectives from Women in the Law Panel sponsored by the University of Chicago Law School Alumni Association. Attendees will hear from alumnae working in a variety of industries as they discuss what they would like to have known earlier in their careers, what would they have done differently, deciding on a career path, the importance of networks and their individual perspectives on the legal profession today.

https://kobrekim.com/news/career-perspectives-from-women-in-the-law-panel
2018 07 19

Shaun Wu and Nan Wang Outline What MNCs Need to Know as China Takes a Firm Stand Against Bribery

Multinational corporations (MNCs) in China have new reasons to pay close attention to local enforcement of commercial bribery laws, as local enforcement gradually shifts from targeting only domestic companies to foreign MNCs. Shaun Wu and Nan Wang, Shanghai-based lawyers who represent clients in China and across greater Asia in cross-border actions, analyze what MNCs need to know.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-and-nan-wang-outline-what-mncs-need-to-know-as-china-takes-a-firm-stand-against-bribery
2018 07 12

Precedent-Setting Digital Currency Recovery Team Explores Options for Fraud Victims

David McGill and Benjamin Sauter, the first lawyers to freeze misappropriated digital currency on a fraud victim’s behalf, along with Washington DC-based lawyer Jake Chervinsky, survey the current digital asset recovery landscape in a recent Bloomberg Law article. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/precedent-setting-digital-currency-recovery-team-explores-options-for-fraud-victims
2018 07 6

5 Ways to Plan Ahead as the U.S. Moves to Curb Foreign Investment

2018 06 27

Human Rights First Pro Bono Stars

Kobre & Kim would like to congratulate Kelly Spatola on being selected as one of Human Rights First 2018 Pro Bono Stars. Kelly, along with Steven Perlstein, Gabriela Barreto, Melisa González, Tara Roy, and Robert Locke, have been helping a Honduran domestic abuse victim gain asylum in the U.S. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/human-rights-first-pro-bono-stars
2018 06 25

Vasu Muthyala Explores Internal Investigations and the Regulatory Regime in India

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala will discuss internal investigations and the anti-corruption landscape in India during a webinar hosted by Nishith Desai on June 27. The webinar, titled “The Authorities are here: Plan and Prepare to handle a crisis, before it happens,” will focus on the key considerations when preparing for an internal investigation and the anti-corruption law relating to conduct in India. Topics include the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), U.S. Anti-Money Laundering regulations, the UK Bribery Act, and the risks and challenges companies may face.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-explores-internal-investigations-and-the-regulatory-regime-in-india
2018 06 13

Kobre & Kim Continues Global Expansion of Government Defense and Investigations Practice with Addition of Six Former U.S. Government Lawyers

Kobre & Kim has expanded its government enforcement defense and investigations practice across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas with the addition of six former U.S. government lawyers.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-continues-global-expansion-of-government-defense-and-investigations-practice-with-addition-of-six-former-us-government-lawyers
2018 06 8

Nathan Park Discusses Cryptocurrency Enforcement Trends at NAPABA Northeast Regional Conference

On June 9, Nathan Park will explore the regulation of cryptocurrency across jurisdictions at the NAPABA Northeast Regional Conference. The panel titled, “Keeping up with Crypto,” will highlight global regulatory efforts, provide insight into how U.S. regulators are approaching cryptocurrency enforcement beyond U.S. borders and discuss the future direction of enforcement actions.

https://kobrekim.com/news/nathan-park-discusses-cryptocurrency-enforcement-trends-at-napaba-northeast-regional-conference
2018 06 7

Fraud Victims Pursuing Assets Offshore

2018 06 5

Randall Arthur Provides Insight into Monetizing Judgments and the Insolvency Process at the Asset Recovery Asia Conference

Hong Kong-based lawyer Randall Arthur will explore direct enforcement of overseas judgments by insolvency practitioners at Asset Recovery Asia taking place on June 5-6 in Singapore.

https://kobrekim.com/news/randall-arthur-provides-insight-into-monetizing-judgments-and-the-insolvency-process-at-the-asset-recovery-asia-conference
2018 06 5

David McGill Explores Regulatory Perspectives on Cryptocurrencies

David McGill will lead a discussion on cryptocurrency regulations and recent developments at the Blockchain & Digital Assets Summit hosted by the New York City Bar Association on June 7. The panel titled “Regulatory Perspectives on Cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and Blockchain” will explore U.S. regulation and enforcement and the various federal agencies asserting jurisdiction over cryptocurrencies, government approaches and future trends in blockchain regulation. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/david-mcgill-explores-regulatory-perspectives-on-cryptocurrencies
2018 06 5

Former Federal Prosecutor Vasu Muthyala Provides Insight on the Anti-Corruption Regime in Vietnam

On June 7, Hong Kong-based lawyer Vasu Muthyala will lead the panel “Spotlight on Vietnam’s Corporate Responsibility and Compliance — Assessing the Effectiveness and Ensuring Awareness of the Company’s Compliance with its Policies” at the Vietnam In-House Legal Summit hosted by Asian Legal Business. Mr. Muthyala’s discussion will include topics covering the expansion of Vietnam’s anti-corruption regime, enforcement trends on anti-bribery and crisis management during an investigation.

https://kobrekim.com/news/former-federal-prosecutor-vasu-muthyala-provides-insight-the-anti-corruption-regime-in-vietnam
2018 06 4

Jason Masimore, Robin Rathmell, and Andrew Wang On How to Strategize Against a U.S. Government Asset Forfeiture

U.S. authorities have broad powers to seize assets suspected of being traceable to criminal activity. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/jason-masimore--robin-rathmell--and-andrew-wang-on-how-to-strategize-against-a-us-government-asset-forfeiture
2018 06 4

Shaun Wu Tackles Anti-Corruption Risks and Internal Investigations in China

Shanghai-based lawyer Shaun Wu will lead two discussions on anti-corruption efforts in China at the China Forum on Anti-Corruption taking place on June 5-6 in Shanghai hosted by the American Conference Institute.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-tackles-anti-corruption-risks-and-internal-investigations-in-china-
2018 06 4

The American Lawyer Reports on Kobre & Kim’s Rapid Rise

Ranking again on the Am Law 200, Kobre & Kim last year demonstrated a commitment to its specialty-focused model. As reported by The American Lawyer, the firm “has always thrived by embracing its niche and courting referrals from the big full-service firms whose model it has chosen not to follow.”

https://kobrekim.com/news/the-american-lawyer-reports-on-kobre-and-kim-s-rapid-rise-
2018 06 1

Kobre & Kim Ranks in Top 10 on the Am Law Diversity Scorecard

Kobre & Kim ranks as the 9th most diverse firm overall on The American Lawyer's 2018 Diversity Scorecard. The firm’s position among the top 10 reinforces Kobre & Kim's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-ranks-in-top-10-on-am-law-diversity-scorecard
2018 06 1

Looking to Enforce a Judgment in the U.S.?

2018 05 31

5 Ways Cryptocurrency Traders in EMEA Can Plan Ahead for U.S. Government Scrutiny

2018 05 25

Jef Klazen Examines Asset Tracing Techniques at the International Enforcement of Judgments & Awards Forum

Jef Klazen will review asset tracing tools used in post-judgment discovery at the Cambridge Forum on International Enforcement of Judgments & Awards on June 4. The panel, “A Survey of Lesser-Known Judicially-Assisted Asset Tracing Tools & Techniques in Common Law and Civil Law Jurisdictions,” will explore the use and limitations of discovery and other court-assisted information-gathering techniques that are available in civil-law or common-law jurisdictions for cross-border asset tracing.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jef-klazen-examines-asset-tracing-techniques-at-the-international-enforcement-of-judgments-and-awards-forum
2018 05 23

Vasu Muthyala Discusses U.S. Enforcement Trends and Associated Challenges India-based Businesses Face

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor, Vasu Muthyala, will lead a discussion on U.S. enforcement trends at the 2018 Legal Era Conclave on May 25. The panel, “White Collar Crimes” will highlight the legal challenges businesses in India may face and what to consider when responding to corporate misconduct. Mr. Muthyala will also examine the contrast between self-reporting and the more traditional common law approach in the U.S.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-discusses-us-enforcement-trends-and-associated-challenges-india-based-businesses-face
2018 05 22

New York Court Breaks Down Barriers for Judgment Enforcement in the U.S.

Good news for non-U.S. judgment holders: a recent ruling from a New York state court has further broken down barriers for recognition of a foreign judgment in the U.S., even when the debtor is subject to a foreign insolvency proceeding.

https://kobrekim.com/news/new-york-court-breaks-down-barriers-for-judgment-enforcement-in-the-us
2018 05 17

Cross-Border Latin America-Focused Team Offer Insight on Navigating FCPA Enforcement in Argentina

U.S. regulators continue to expand their enforcement across borders, recently with a special focus on Latin America. Former U.S Department of Justice prosecutor John Couriel, in collaboration with Miami-based lawyer Adriana Riviere-Badell and Argentina-admitted international lawyer Melisa Ortes González, discuss the ramifications of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) with a special focus on Argentina and how the U.S. takes on corruption on a global scale.

https://kobrekim.com/news/cross-border-latin-america-focused-team-offer-insight
2018 05 7

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in the Chambers USA 2018 Rankings

Kobre & Kim’s New York, Miami and Washington DC offices, and a number of the firm’s lawyers, receive recognition for outstanding achievements during the past year in the Chambers USA 2018 rankings for the general commercial litigation and white-collar crime & government investigations categories.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-receives-top-rankings-in-the-chambers-usa-2018-rankings
2018 05 2

Jonathan Cogan and Samuel Stern Dissect the Government’s Case in the Senator Menendez Bribery Trial

Government enforcement defense lawyers Jonathan Cogan and Samuel Stern discuss the key aspects of their defense strategy in the high-profile Senator Menendez bribery trial.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jonathan-d-cogan-and-samuel-a-stern-dissect-the-government-s-case-in-the-sen-menendez-bribery-trial
2018 04 25

Farrington Yates Examines the Impact of Technology on Restructuring

INSOL fellow Farrington Yates will lead a discussion on the financial ramifications of data breaches, hacks and phishing scams at the INSOL New York Annual Regional Conference on April 30. The panel will explore the impact of privacy and data breaches on businesses and how the misuse of this data may lead to corporate restructurings.     

https://kobrekim.com/news/farrington-yates-examines-the-impact-of-technology-on-restructuring
2018 04 20

Shaun Wu Tackles China’s Changing Regulatory Landscape

Shanghai-based lawyer Shaun Wu will lead a panel discussion on “Understanding and Managing Internal Investigations in China” at the Annual International Arbitration, Compliance & Competition Law Summit on April 24. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-tackles-chinas-changing-regulatory-landscape
2018 04 19

Insolvency Lawyer Daniel Saval Explores Offshore Restructuring at INSOL’s Annual Regional Conference

INSOL fellow Daniel Saval will discuss issues that commonly arise in international restructurings at the INSOL Annual Regional conference on April 29. On the panel titled “Offshore Restructuring: The Legal Overlay,” he will explore what happens when a proceeding is initiated, key issues lawyers often face, and strategies for implementing a restructuring in offshore and onshore jurisdictions.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/insolvency-lawyer-daniel-saval-explores-offshore-restructuring-at-insol-s-annual-regional-conference
2018 04 18

Benjamin Sauter Explores Regulatory Developments Across the Digital Currency Landscape

Benjamin Sauter will lead a discussion on the rapidly evolving blockchain technology and digital currency landscape at the American Bar Association’s 2018 Blockchain Technology, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute. The panel will examine regulatory developments, the current state of the law and emerging legal issues concerning digital currencies, blockchain technology and initial coin offerings. Speakers will also provide insight into global regulatory efforts and how law enforcement and regulators are approaching digital currencies. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sauter-explores-regulatory-developments-across-the-digital-currency-landscape
2018 04 17

Leif Simonson Examines the Legal and Ethical Challenges in Cross-border Investigations

Leif Simonson will explore the legal issues that may arise in litigation and investigations involving multiple jurisdictions at the American Bar Association Annual Conference of the Section of International Law on April 20. The presentation will highlight the ethical hurdles in representing clients in cross-border cartel investigations, antitrust litigation and merger investigations. The panel will also address how different regulations across jurisdictions can pose challenges when considering recognition, scope of privilege and the approach to confidentiality. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/leif-simonson-examines-the-legal-and-ethical-challenges-in-cross-border-investigations
2018 04 13

Kobre & Kim Hosts the ABA 2018 Blockchain Technology, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute

On April 27, Kobre & Kim will host the 2018 Blockchain Technology, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute. Co-sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA) and its Criminal Justice Section, the program will provide an in-depth analysis of the emerging legal issues surrounding digital currency.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-hosts-the-aba-2018-blockchain-technology--digital-currency-and-ico-national-institute-
2018 04 13

Robin Baik Examines International Enforcement and Compliance Management

Seoul-based government enforcement defense lawyer Robin Baik will lead a discussion on cross-border enforcement and compliance management at the Asian Legal Business Korea Anti-Corruption Forum taking place in Seoul on April 18. The presentation will highlight best practices for meeting cross-border authorities’ compliance expectations, including multijurisdictional coordination, adapting to cross-border requirements and tailoring compliance programs to the evolving regulatory environment.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robin-baik-examines-international-enforcement-and-compliance-management
2018 04 12

Transatlantic Disputes Lawyer Robin Rathmell on Meeting the Unique Needs of UHNW Private Clients

Transatlantic disputes lawyer Robin Rathmell discusses asset forfeiture defense, representing private clients and the unique litigation issues he faces in his practice with Citywealth magazine.

https://kobrekim.com/news/transatlantic-disputes-lawyer-robin-rathmell-on-meeting-the-unique-needs-of-uhnw-private-clients-
2018 03 30

Creating a Roadmap to Recovery After Digital Currency Fraud: David McGill and Benjamin Sauter Explain

David McGill and Benjamin Sauter, both litigators with an acute focus on digital currency fraud and regulation, explain the strategies they employed to freeze misappropriated assets in a high-value cryptocurrency fraud.

https://kobrekim.com/news/creating-a-roadmap-to-recovery-after-digital-currency-fraud-david-mcgill-and-benjamin-sauter-explain
2018 03 30

Cross-Border Team Offers Insight on Latest Privilege Rules for UK Investigations

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors Roger A. Burlingame and Steven Kobre team up with Rachel Goldstein to offer best practices for lawyers conducting UK internal investigations.

https://kobrekim.com/news/cross-border-team-offers-insight-on-latest-privilege-rules-for-uk-investigations
2018 03 29

Global Judgment Enforcement Team Offers Strategies for Freezing Debtor Assets Across the EU

The European Account Preservation Order simplifies cross-border asset preservation across 26 member states, introducing a standardized application process that can save judgment creditors time, effort and costs. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/global-judgment-enforcement-team-offers-strategies-for-freezing-debtor-assets-across-the-eu-
2018 03 29

Seoul Office Named “New Asian Office of the Year”

Kobre & Kim’s two-and-a-half-year-old Seoul office was named “New Asian Office of the Year” at the 2018 Asia Legal Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/seoul-office-named-new-asian-office-of-the-year
2018 03 26

Firm Named Among Top in PRC by China Business Law Awards

On the heels of a recent launch in Shanghai, Kobre & Kim has been named a top international firm in the areas of dispute resolution and anti-bribery & compliance at the China Business Law Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-named-among-top-in-prc-by-china-business-law-awards
2018 03 21

Shaun Wu Explores Cross-border Litigation and Investigations in China

Shaun Wu, based in the firm’s Shanghai office, will explore cross-border litigation, investigation and arbitration at Consilio’s March 26 “eDiscovery Challenges in China” seminar in Beijing. The presentation will focus on practical considerations when conducting eDiscovery in the Chinese market, including restrictions multinational corporations may face, challenges when responding to foreign government inquiries, and how China’s data privacy laws may impact regulatory investigations.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-explores-cross-border-litigation-and-investigations-in-china
2018 03 19

Rebecca Hume Explores the Importance of Prioritizing Claims in Cross-Border Insolvency Disputes

Insolvency litigator Rebecca Hume will discuss the necessity of prioritizing claims in cross-border insolvency proceedings at INSOL’s Buenos Aires One Day Seminar on March 22. The panel will compare the various bankruptcy systems in different jurisdictions, focusing on how best to structure those claims to maximize results.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-explores-the-importance-of-prioritizing-claims-in-cross-border-insolvency-disputes
2018 03 19

Hong Kong-based Lawyer Vasu Muthyala Shares Practical Tips for Managing Regulatory Investigations

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor, Vasu Muthyala, shares strategies for managing an internal investigation at Asia Legal Business’s Hong Kong Anti-Corruption Forum on March 22. The panel will highlight how to prepare for unpredictable scenarios of crisis, safeguarding the company and how thorough and intrusive an internal investigation should be.

https://kobrekim.com/news/hong-kong-based-lawyer-vasu-muthyala-shares-practical-tips-for-managing-regulatory-investigations
2018 03 8

William McGovern Discusses how Prosecutors and Regulators in Asia are Driving Corporate Criminal Liability

William McGovern, former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission branch chief, will explore how prosecutors and regulators in China, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore are driving the corporate self-reporting dynamic in the U.S. and UK at the  “Global Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability” on March 15.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-discusses-new-us-doj-guidelines
2018 03 5

George Utlik Examines the U.S. Litigation Tools Available in Cross-Border Insolvency Disputes

George Utlik will explore how the revised insolvency law in Russia impacts the use of U.S. litigation tools in international disputes at the British Russian Law Association seminar on March 6.

https://kobrekim.com/news/george-utlik-examines-the-us-litigation-tools-available-in-cross-border-insolvency-disputes-
2018 03 1

Global Government Enforcement Defense Team Offers Strategies on Filing Whistleblower Claims for Those Outside the U.S.

Our cross-border government enforcement defense team offers strategies on filing whistleblower claims for those outside the U.S.

https://kobrekim.com/news/global-government-enforcement-defense-team-offers-strategies-on-filing-whistleblower-claims-for-those-outside-the-us
2018 02 28

Rebecca Hume and Andrew Stafford QC Discuss International Asset Recovery and Fraud Litigation

Rebecca Hume and Andrew Stafford QC will examine international judgment enforcement, asset recovery and fraud litigation on February 28 at KNect’s “Asset Recovery: Fraud Litigation, Enforcement & Contentious Insolvency” conference.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-and-andrew-stafford-qc-discuss-international-asset-recovery-and-fraud-litigation
2018 02 28

John Han Explores International Judgment Enforcement and Arbitration Awards

John Han shared strategies for enforcing judgments and arbitration awards across jurisdictions at a seminar hosted by the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries on February 28. The program titled, “Enforcement of Large Judgments and Arbitration Awards,” focused on issues that may arise in international judgment enforcement and the legal mechanisms to consider in order to monetize debt, including discovery mechanisms, asset freezing, asset preservation remedies and international recognition of judgments and arbitration awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-explores-international-judgment-enforcement-and-arbitration-awards-
2018 02 26

Steven Perlstein Explores the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Data Privacy

Steven Perlstein will examine data privacy litigation and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) at a Federal Bar Council seminar on March 6th in New York. The program, titled “Cybersecurity and Data Privacy,” will cover recent cases involving the CFAA and related civil and criminal liabilities.

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-perlstein-explores-the-computer-fraud-and-abuse-act-and-data-privacy
2018 02 22

Cross-Border Government Enforcement Defense Team Tackles Bribery Risks in Latin America and Asia

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors Hartley West and John Couriel, along with Hong Kong-based Nan Wang, team up to offer insight on how multinational companies with operations in Asia and Latin America can take strategic steps to minimize bribery risks.

https://kobrekim.com/news/cross-border-government-enforcement-defense-team-tackles-bribery-risks-in-latin-america-and-asia
2018 02 22

Michael Rosen Explores Intellectual Property Litigation Across Jurisdictions

Tel Aviv-based intellectual property disputes lawyer Michael Rosen will explore cross-border IP litigation strategies at Israel's 4th Foreign Law Firms Conference in Tel Aviv on February 26.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-rosen-explores-intellectual-property-litigation-across-jurisdictions
2018 02 15

Citing Firm’s ‘Booming’ Asia Practice, Kobre & Kim Continues Rapid Growth, Am Law Reports

Kobre & Kim’s “focused business model and its booming Asia practice combined for stellar growth in 2017,” reports The American Lawyer

https://kobrekim.com/news/citing-firm-s-booming-asia-practice-kobre-kim-continues-rapid-growth-am-law-reports
2018 02 14

Daniel Zaheer and Michael Rosen Discuss Strategies for Navigating Patent Litigation at AUTM Annual Meeting

On February 18, Daniel Zaheer and Michael Rosen will share strategies for navigating changes in the patent litigation landscape at the Association of University Technology Managers 2018 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. The panel, titled “Lessons for Technology Managers from the Front Lines of Litigation,” will focus on the patent law’s evolving areas, including sovereign immunity, patent eligibility and the validity of inter partes review.

https://kobrekim.com/news/daniel-zaheer-and-michael-rosen-discuss-strategies-for-navigating-patent-litigation-at-autm-annual-meeting
2018 02 13

Market Manipulation Defense Lawyers David McGill and Benjamin Sauter Offer Insight on How To Combat Government Allegations

Government enforcement defense lawyers David McGill and Benjamin Sauter offer insight on how to formulate a data-driven spoofing defense strategy in Bloomberg Law.

https://kobrekim.com/news/market-manipulation-defense-lawyers-david-mcgill-and-benjamin-sauter-offer-insight-on-how-to-combat-government-allegations-
2018 02 9

Farrington Yates Explores Offshore Insolvency and Recovery Strategies at ARIL Conference

Farrington Yates will share effective strategies for offshore insolvency and recovery February 9 at the Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

https://kobrekim.com/news/farrington-yates-explores-offshore-insolvency-and-recovery-strategies-at-aril-conference
2018 02 1

Trusts and Estates Team Explores Guardianship Issues Under U.S. Law in Wealth Briefing Article

A trusts and estates team including Steven Perlstein, Adriana Riviere-Badell, Josh Sheptow, Robin Rathmell and James Corbett QC examine the issues guardianship raises as they apply to U.S. law in Wealth Briefing

https://kobrekim.com/news/trusts-and-estates-team-explores-guardianship-issues-under-us-law-in-wealth-briefing-article
2018 01 31

Government Enforcement Defense Lawyers David McGill and Benjamin Sauter on Why Cryptocurrency Traders Must Prepare for Regulatory Scrutiny

As the shift toward cryptocurrency trading becomes more pronounced, U.S. regulators will inevitably be compelled to take more action. David McGill and Benjamin Sauter, who regularly represent clients in digital currency disputes, explain why and how traders should brace for a significant wave of prosecutions in Traders magazine. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/government-enforcement-defense-lawyers-david-mcgill-and-benjamin-sauter-on-why-cryptocurrency-traders-must-prepare-for-regulatory-scrutiny
2018 01 31

DOJ Drops Remaining Charges Against Kobre & Kim Client Salomon Melgen Following Hung Jury and Partial Acquittal

Our government enforcement defense team has secured a major victory on behalf of our client Dr. Salomon Melgen, Senator Bob Menendez’s co-defendant in the highly publicized 10-week corruption trial pursued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

https://kobrekim.com/news/doj-drops-remaining-charges-against-kobre-and-kim-client-salomon-melgen-following-hung-jury-and-partial-acquittal
2018 01 24

William McGovern Addresses Investigations and Litigation in China at Fordham Law School Seminar

William McGovern, a former U.S. government lawyer and member of the firm’s Asia Government Enforcement Defense team, will examine the latest regulatory developments’ impact on China investigations at a January 24 Fordham Law School seminar in New York. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-addresses-investigations-and-litigation-in-china-at-fordham-law-school-seminar
2018 01 17

Kobre & Kim Secures Strategic Win in CPA Global Matter

Our IP litigation team has secured a major victory before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center in a case brought against the firm relating to an investigation and possible consolidated action against IP management and technology company CPA Global for allegedly breaching standard service contracts with what may be tens of thousands of clients through concealed markups.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-secures-strategic-win-in-cpa-global-matter
2018 01 10

Shaun Wu Examines Internal Investigations at World Bank Group Seminar

On January 10, Shaun Wu discussed the key steps for conducting internal investigations at the Integrity Compliance Management Workshop for Chinese Enterprises in Belt & Road Countries at the World Bank Office in Beijing. The seminar was hosted by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, the Integrity Vice Presidency and the World Bank Group.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-examines-internal-investigations-at-world-bank-group-seminar
2017 12 11

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 Recognizes Kobre & Kim With Top Rankings for Work Related to China

Chambers Asia-Pacific has recognized Kobre & Kim and three of the firm’s lawyers for their strong reputation in China for Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Restructuring/Insolvency.

https://kobrekim.com/news/chambers-asia-pacific-2018-recognizes-kobre-and-kim-with-top-rankings-for-work-related-to-china-
2017 12 6

Vasu Muthyala Explores Anti-Corruption Enforcement at Asia-Pacific Summit

Vasu Muthyala explores the Asia-Pacific region’s anti-corruption environment and trends at the December 7 Duxes Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit in Hong Kong.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-explores-anti-corruption-enforcement-at-asia-pacific-summit
2017 12 6

Michael Ng Discusses Trade Secrets Litigation and Cross-Border Investigations at Sedona Conference

Michael Ng will examine strategies for cross-border trade secrets litigation and related internal investigations December 8 at the Inaugural Sedona Conference on Developing Best Practices for Trade Secret Issues in Scottsdale, Arizona.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-ng-discusses-trade-secrets-litigation-and-cross-border-investigations-at-sedona-conference
2017 11 30

Firm’s White-Collar and Insolvency Groups Receive Top Marks From The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2017 recognized Kobre & Kim’s Asia-Pacific government enforcement defense and insolvency teams as top-tier in the region in recently released rankings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-white-collar-and-insolvency-groups-receive-top-marks-from-the-legal-500-asia-pacific
2017 11 17

Jalil Asif QC and Pam Mitchell Discuss the Cayman Islands Judgment Enforcement Landscape

Cayman Islands-based international judgment enforcement lawyers Jalil Asif QC and Pamella Mitchell dissect the current cross-border judgment enforcement landscape in the Cayman Islands.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jalil-asif-qc-and-pam-mitchell-discuss-the-cayman-islands-judgement-enforcement-landscape-
2017 11 16

Global Asset Recovery Team Offers Insight on Recovering and Protecting Assets Across Jurisdictions

Members of our global asset recovery and international judgment enforcement team analyze the landscape for asset tracing and recovery in the U.S., Korea, Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands.

https://kobrekim.com/news/global-asset-recovery-team-offers-insight-on-recovering-and-protecting-assets-across-jurisdictions
2017 11 13

Steven Perlstein and Beau Barnes Examine the SEC’s Cybersecurity Enforcement Landscape for 2018

Amid a year of high-profile cyber breaches, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has taken a number of actions that point toward more robust enforcement of cybersecurity rules in 2018. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-perlstein-and-beau-barnes-examine-the-secs-cybersecurity-enforcement-landscape-for-2018
2017 11 6

Gabriela Menna Barreto Shares Strategies for Cross-Border Asset Tracing

Gabriela Menna Barreto shares strategies for cross-border asset tracing at the Turnaround Management Association’s 9th Congress in São Paulo, Brazil.

https://kobrekim.com/news/gabriela-menna-barreto-shares-strategies-for-cross-border-asset-tracing
2017 11 3

Carrie Tendler and Randall Arthur Examine Asset Tracing and Recovery Strategies in GIR Webinar

Webinar panelists, Carrie Tendler and Randall Arthur, will explore how legal teams and investigators can develop coordinated investigative strategies — including exploiting judicial mechanisms — to locate and recover debtor’s assets across multiple jurisdictions, including offshore havens. The panel will outline the common steps recalcitrant debtors take to structure and hide assets and, in turn, identify each step’s vulnerabilities, providing opportunities for investigators and legal teams to find assets.

https://kobrekim.com/news/carrie-tendler-and-randall-arthur-examine-asset-tracing-and-recovery-strategies-in-gir-webinar
2017 11 1

Michael Ng Explores Cross-Border Internal Investigations in Asia at NAPABA Annual Convention

Michael Ng will lead a discussion on key considerations when conducting cross-border internal investigations at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) convention in Washington DC. The program will take place during the International Law Day Symposium on November 2.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-ng-explores-cross-border-internal-investigations-in-asia-at-napaba-annual-convention
2017 11 1

Randall Arthur Tackles Asia-Pacific Enforcement Strategy at ALB Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Forum

On November 2, Randall Arthur will moderate a panel discussion on key strategies for globally enforcing arbitration awards at the Asian Legal Business Cross-Border Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Summit in Singapore. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/randall-arthur-tackles-asia-pacific-enforcement-strategy-at-alb-dispute-resolution-and-arbitration-forum
2017 10 25

Shaun Wu Explores Internal Investigations and Anti-Corruption Risks in China at Duxes Summit

Shanghai-based lawyer Shaun Wu will lead two discussions focused on the impact of internal investigations and anti-corruption risks in China at the Duxes China Anti-Corruption Compliance Summit October 26 and 27 in Shanghai.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-explores-internal-investigations-and-anti-corruption-risks-in-china-at-duxes-summit
2017 10 24

Kobre & Kim is the Latest Am Law 200 Firm to Launch in Shanghai

Marking its third Asia office, Kobre & Kim has opened its doors in Shanghai, offering special conflicts counsel in multijurisdictional joint venture disputes and independent internal investigations. The American Lawyer International reports on the firm’s launch and unique offerings in China and the greater Asia region. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-is-the-latest-am-law-200-firm-to-launch-in-shanghai
2017 10 16

Korea Government Enforcement Defense Team Details Investigative Procedure in Korea

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Michael Kim and Seoul-based white-collar litigator Robin Baik summarize the regulatory environment in Korea, including how local practitioners can handle government investigations, cross-border implications, and new developments in local regulation.

https://kobrekim.com/news/korea-government-enforcement-defense-team-details-investigative-procedure-in-korea
2017 10 12

Clients Rank Kobre & Kim a Top Firm for White-Collar and Commercial Litigation in The Legal 500 UK

Kobre & Kim’s cross-border UK disputes team was again ranked a leading firm for white-collar and commercial litigation by The Legal 500 UK.

https://kobrekim.com/news/clients-rank-kobre-kim-a-top-firm-for-white-collar-and-commercial-litigation-in-the-legal-500-uk
2017 10 3

Forbes Features Co-Founders Michael Kim and Steve Kobre’s Story on Kobre & Kim’s Formation and Future

Firm co-founders Michael Kim and Steve Kobre discuss with Forbes Kobre & Kim’s remarkable history and future plans, including the process of building and marketing the firm in the early years, success as a function of luck, and how they envision the firm’s future trajectory the within the legal market.

https://kobrekim.com/news/forbes-features-co-founders-michael-kim-and-steve-kobre-story-on-kobre-kims-formation-and-future-
2017 09 29

Kobre & Kim and Baker & Partners Announce Partnership with Bentham IMF to Investigate Alleged Overcharging by Patent Renewal Services Company CPA Global

International law firm Kobre & Kim, along with leading Jersey law firm Baker & Partners, announced today that they have entered into a funding arrangement with Bentham IMF to investigate and possibly sue CPA Global, alleging systematic and widespread overcharging of clients for patent renewal services.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-and-baker-and-partners-announce-partnership-with-bentham-imf-to-investigate-alleged-overcharging-by-patent-renewal-services-company-cpa-global
2017 09 29

Michael Kim Discusses Entrepreneurship and the Evolution of Kobre & Kim

Co-founder Michael S. Kim shared his thoughts on entrepreneurship and what drove him to establish Kobre & Kim on October 5 at an event hosted by the Berkeley Korea Law Center in Berkeley, California. He explored the business of law, the challenges and rewards of operating a global law firm, and how he and co-founder Steven Kobre ensure the firm stays ahead in an increasingly competitive market.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-discusses-entrepreneurship-and-the-evolution-of-kobre-and-kim
2017 09 29

Kobre & Kim a Leader in the Rising Realm of International Litigations, The American Lawyer Reports

As the global economy becomes increasingly integrated, international litigations are on the rise, presenting opportunities for the unique law firms equipped to navigate the logistical and multijurisdictional challenges involved.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-a-leader-in-the-rising-realm-of-international-litigations-the-american-lawyer-reports
2017 09 27

Shaun Wu Leads Discussion on Dispute Resolution in China at Asialaw Summit

On September 28, Hong Kong-based lawyer Shaun Wu will lead a discussion on litigation and dispute resolution in China at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit in Hong Kong.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-leads-discussion-on-dispute-resolution-in-china-at-asialaw-summit
2017 09 19

John Han, Benjamin Sauter and Nan Wang Explain How U.S. Regulators' Recent Actions Expose Risks for Hong Kong and China Virtual Currency Businesses

More than 60 percent of businesses operating in the digital currency space are reportedly based in Hong Kong and mainland China, but they are subject to U.S. government enforcement actions and private litigations. Government enforcement defense lawyers John Han and Nan Wang, based in Hong Kong, and New York-based Benjamin Sauter offer advice on how to respond.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-and-benjamin-sauter-explain-how-us-regulators-recent-actions-expose-risks-for-hong-kong-and-china-virtual-currency-businesses
2017 09 18

Shaun Wu Examines Cross-Border Enforcement and Internal Investigations at China Forum on Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Asia-based lawyer Shaun Wu will explore developments in international cooperation and mutual legal assistance at the forum on Strengthening International Cooperation for a Clean Belt and Road in Beijing.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-examines-cross-border-enforcement-and-internal-investigations-at-china-forum-on-anticorruption-initiatives
2017 09 14

Michael Kim Examines Challenges When Defending Multijurisdictional Enforcement at the NACDL White Collar Seminar

Co-founder and former federal prosecutor Michael Kim will lead a discussion on multi-jurisdictional enforcement challenges that arise when defending criminal conviction and asset confiscation at the September 15 National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers White Collar Seminar in Washington DC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-examines-challenges-when-defending-multijurisdictional-enforcement-at-the-nacdl-white-collar-seminar
2017 09 12

Kobre & Kim Continues to Expand Global Insolvency Practice With Senior Hire

Kobre & Kim welcomes Daniel Saval to its cross-border insolvency litigation practice in New York. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-continues-to-expand-global-insolvency-practice-with-senior-hire
2017 09 11

Co-Founder Michael Kim Speaks About Striking the Entrepreneur-Lawyer Balance

In a recent Hsu Untied podcast, Michael Kim speaks about the challenges and rewards of founding a law firm and the future of the business of law.

https://kobrekim.com/news/co-founder-michael-kim-speaks-about-striking-the-entrepreneur-lawyer-balance
2017 09 7

Hartley West, Steve Kobre and Michael Peng Explore Impact of Recent Second Circuit Decision on Cross-Border Investigations

A recent Second Circuit decision complicates cross-border criminal investigations. San Francisco-based Hartley West and firm co-founder Steven G. Kobre, both former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors, along with San Francisco commercial litigator Michael Peng, analyze the potential impact on cases in the Ninth Circuit and how lawyers can best manage cross-border and parallel government enforcement actions.

https://kobrekim.com/news/hartley-west-steve-kobre-and-michael-peng-explore-impact-of-recent-second-circuit-decision-on-cross-border-investigations
2017 08 31

International Judgment Enforcement Lawyers Explore Strategies for Enforcing Foreign Judgments in the U.S.

International judgment enforcement lawyers Jef Klazen, Michael Kim and Marcus Green, along with insolvency practitioner Jeremy Hollembeak, dissect the mechanics of enforcing judgments from other nations under specific U.S. statutes, offering analysis on the various post-judgment remedies available and the unique risks and opportunities involved with enforcement in certain U.S. jurisdictions in the ABA’s International Aspects of U.S. Litigation

https://kobrekim.com/news/international-judgment-enforcement-lawyers-explore-strategies-for-enforcing-foreign-judgments-in-the-us
2017 08 21

Randall Arthur Explores Cross-Border Insolvency in Hong Kong at IWIRC PacRim Conference

Randall Arthur will lead a discussion August 23 on cross-border insolvency in Hong Kong at the IWIRC PacRim Restructuring and Insolvency Conference in Singapore. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/randall-arthur-explores-cross-border-insolvency-at-iwirc-pacrim-conference
2017 08 21

Randall Arthur and Gabrielle Liu Analyze the Legal and Practical Issues in Cross-Border Insolvency

Randall Arthur and Gabrielle Liu will lead a discussion on cross-border insolvency laws around the world at the August 22 LexOmnibus seminar titled “Cross-Border Insolvency – Updates to the Law” in Hong Kong. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/randall-arthur-and-gabrielle-liu-analyze-the-legal-and-practical-issues-in-cross-border-insolvency
2017 08 17

Firm Co-Founder Steven Kobre Discusses Law Firm Innovation and Delivering Client Value with The American Lawyer

Change is the only constant in the business of law, and meeting market demands requires firms to adapt. Firm co-founder Steven Kobre sits down with The American Lawyer to discuss innovation as part of Kobre & Kim’s DNA and how the firm maintains an experimental culture that promotes client-focused results.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-co-founder-steven-kobre-discusses-law-firm-innovation-delivering-client-value-with-the-american-lawyer-
2017 08 16

Jason Masimore, Robin Rathmell and Brad Samuels on Strategizing Against a Surprise Seizure by the U.S. Government

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Jason Masimore, along with Washington DC-based lawyers Robin Rathmell and Brad Samuels, offer advice on asset recovery following a government asset seizure in Wealth Management

https://kobrekim.com/news/jason-masimore-robin-rathmell-and-brad-samuels-on-strategizing-against-a-surprise-seizure-by-the-us-government
2017 08 14

Benjamin Sauter and David McGill Examine U.S. Regulatory Turf War Over Digital Currency Trading

Benjamin Sauter and David McGill examine how a new class of digital currency-based financial products could impact the balance of power among U.S. regulators.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sauter-and-david-mcgill-examine-us-regulatory-turf-war-over-digital-currency-derivatives
2017 08 14

Benjamin Sauter and David McGill Offer Insight on the SEC’s New Digital Currency Oversight

Benjamin Sauter and David McGill, government enforcement defense lawyers who represent clients in trading disputes and other matters involving complex financial technologies, discuss the implications for companies and individuals involved in initial coin offerings, and how they can prepare for the regulatory risks ahead.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin--sauter-and-david-mcgill-offer-insight-on-the-secs-new-digital-currency-oversight-
2017 08 14

Vasu Muthyala Examines the New Government Enforcement Landscape for Financial Crime in the PRC

Hong Kong-based former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala speaks with Trace International about fraud and corruption in China, including how the quickly evolving regulatory landscape impacts multinational companies operating there.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-examines-the-new-government-enforcement-landscape-for-financial-crime-in-the-prc
2017 08 4

Hartley West, Benjamin Sauter and Beau Barnes File Amicus Brief on Coin Center’s Behalf Opposing Broad IRS Request for Coinbase User Data

Hartley West, Benjamin Sauter and Beau Barnes filed an amicus brief August 3 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Coin Center's behalf, opposing a broad Internal Revenue Service request for Coinbase customer financial records.

https://kobrekim.com/news/hartley-west-benjamin-sauter-and-beau-barnes-file-amicus-brief-on-coin-centers-behalf
2017 08 3

ALM Recognizes Kobre & Kim as Top Firm for Dispute Resolution and Regulatory Matters

Kobre & Kim has been named a finalist for “Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year” and “Regulatory & Compliance Firm of the Year” by China Law & Practice Awards 2017. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/alm-recognizes-kobre-kim-as-top-firm-for-dispute-resolution-and-regulatory-matters
2017 08 2

Vasu Muthyala, Kobre & Kim Recognized as Industry Leaders by Asian Legal Business

Vasu Muthyala and Kobre & Kim have been selected as finalists for the 2017 Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards. Mr. Muthyala has been shortlisted for Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year. 

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-kobre-kim-recognized-as-industry-leaders-by-asian-legal-business
2017 07 31

Roger Burlingame and Rachel Goldstein Explore the UK SFO's Fate in Law360 Article

Just as the UK’s Serious Fraud Office begins to deliver on its promise to join the U.S. Department of Justice as a threat to obtain big-money deferred prosecution agreements and secure high-profile white-collar convictions, its fate is in doubt — a prospect that would hobble UK domestic enforcement and lead to further expansion of the DOJ’s already-robust role in policing London markets and UK corporates.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/roger-burlingame-and-rachel-goldstein-explore-uk-sfos-fate-in-law360-article
2017 07 27

Michael Kim Discusses Anti-Money Laundering Concerns for Companies in South Korea

Firm co-founder Michael Kim, a Seoul-based former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor, discusses the importance of anti-money laundering measures for companies in Korea.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-discusses-anti-money-laundering-concerns-for-companies-in-south-korea
2017 07 20

Rebecca Hume Explores Cayman Islands Bankruptcy and Litigation at IWIRC Leadership Summit

Offshore litigator Rebecca Hume will examine bankruptcy litigation at the July 21 IWIRC Leadership Summit in Grand Cayman.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-explores-cayman-islands-bankruptcy-and-litigation-at-iwirc-leadership-summit
2017 07 18

India Business Law Journal Names Kobre & Kim a “Firm to Watch” for India-Related Matters, Recognizes Vasu Muthyala as a Leading Lawyer

India Business Law Journal named Kobre & Kim one of 25 “Firms to Watch” globally for cases with a nexus to India. Vasu Muthyala, who defends clients in India against U.S. government regulatory enforcement, was also recommended as a leading lawyer.

https://kobrekim.com/news/india-business-law-journal-kobre-kim-a-firm-to-watch-recognizes-vasu-muthyala-as-a-leading-lawyer
2017 07 11

Kobre & Kim, Shaun Wu Shortlisted for Asialaw Dispute Resolution Awards

Shaun Wu was nominated for “Disputes star of the year (Hong Kong)” and Kobre & Kim was shortlisted in the “Best in compliance & regulatory in Asia” category for the third annual Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-shaun-wu-shortlisted-for-asialaw-dispute-resolution-awards
2017 07 10

John Han and Jason Kang Discuss Using U.S. Discovery for Proceedings in Asia

Hong Kong-based disputes lawyers John Han and Jason Kang discuss ways for litigants in foreign proceedings to use Section 1782 applications to obtain documents and testimony from third parties in the U.S.

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-and-jason-kang-discuss-using-us-discovery-for-proceedings-in-asia
2017 06 30

Publishers of Global Arbitration Review Recognize Kobre & Kim’s Global Asset Recovery Team

The publishers of the Global Arbitration Review have recognized 15 Kobre & Kim lawyers as premier asset recovery practitioners. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/publishers-of-global-arbitration-review-recognize-kobre-kims-global-asset-recovery-team
2017 06 29

Cross-Border Team Offers Strategies for U.S. Law Firms Facing Discovery Of Foreign Clients' Records

Steven Kobre and John Han offer strategies for mitigating risk when handling foreign clients' records across borders.

https://kobrekim.com/news/cross-border-team-offers-strategies-for-us-law-firms-facing-discovery-of-foreignclients-records
2017 06 28

As Cryptocurrency ICOs Surge in Popularity, David McGill and Benjamin Sauter Analyze the Role of U.S. Regulators

Benjamin Sauter and David McGill, who represent clients in trading disputes and other matters involving complex financial technologies and government enforcement actions, offer answers on the viability of crypocurrency, the future of the digital currency market, and potential avenues for government regulation. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/as-cryptocurrency-icos-surge-in-popularity-david-mcgill-and-benjamin-sauter-analyze-the-role-of-u-s-regulators
2017 06 27

Jason Masimore Examines Multijurisdictional Settlements at C5 Anti-Corruption London

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Jason Masimore will examine how to manage enforcement agencies’ competing interests when negotiating multijurisdictional settlements at the C5 Anti-Corruption London conference on June 28. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/jason-masimore-examines-multijurisdictional-settlements-at-c5-anti-corruption-london
2017 06 22

Roger Burlingame, Jason Masimore and Nathaniel Barber Author Chapter on Securities Regulation and Investigations Across EMEA

Government enforcement defense lawyers Roger Burlingame, Jason Masimore and Nathaniel Barber address in a recent chapter of Global Investigations Review's The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2017 how the securities enforcement agencies have pushed new frontiers since the beginning of this year, breaking new ground in their quest to aggressively detect and stop violations around the globe, including across EMEA.

https://kobrekim.com/news/roger-burlingame-jason-masimore-and-nathaniel-barber-author-chapter-on-securities-regulation-and-investigations-across-emea
2017 06 16

Benjamin Sauter and David McGill Explore Where the SEC Stands on Initial Coin Offerings

https://kobrekim.com/news/benjamin-sauter-and-david-mcgill-explore-where-the-sec-stands-on-initial-coin-offerings
2017 06 13

Shaun Wu Discusses Compliance Program Metrics at ACI China Forum on Anti-Corruption

Shaun Wu will explore effective and innovative ways to measure compliance program performance at American Conference Institute’s China Forum on Anti-Corruption June 14 in Shanghai.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-discusses-compliance-program-metrics-at-aci-china-forum-on-anti-corruption
2017 06 9

Jason Masimore Explores How to Manage Conflicts of Interest at EFCL Annual Conference

Jason Masimore discussed the essential legal and practical issues that arise when dealing with conflicts of interest on June 9 at the European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers Conference in Frankfurt. The panel, titled “Conflict of Interest,” focused on approaches to solving conflicts, including when to recommend co-counsel for independent legal advice and how prospective waivers, contractual limits and confidential information can help resolve potential conflicts.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jason-masimore-explores-how-to-manage-conflicts-of-interest-at-efcl-annual-conference
2017 06 9

Global Asset Tracing and Recovery Team Examines Whether the EU Has Made Cross-Border Asset Preservation Easier

Members of our international judgment enforcement team explore the implications of the European Account Preservation Order on litigants.

https://kobrekim.com/news/global-asset-tracing-and-recovery-team-examines-whether-the-eu-has-made-cross-border-asset-preservation-easier
2017 06 9

Jef Klazen Examines Enforceability at the Forum on International Enforcement of Judgments & Awards

Jef Klazen will review the factors affecting the enforceability of a judgment or award, and how those factors help determine the risk-adjusted value June 12 at the Cambridge Forum on International Enforcement of Judgments & Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jef-klazen-examines-enforceability-at-the-forum-on-international-enforcement-of-judgments-awards
2017 06 8

Transatlantic Legal Awards Shortlist Kobre & Kim for Transatlantic Litigation Team of the Year

The Transatlantic Legal Awards honored Kobre & Kim on its shortlist for Transatlantic Litigation Team of the Year at its June 8 award ceremony in London.

https://kobrekim.com/news/transatlantic-legal-awards-shortlist-kobre-kim-for-transatlantic-litigation-team-of-the-year
2017 06 8

Michael Kim Explores the Impact of Procedural Fairness on U.S. Investigations in Asia at the IBA Mid-Year Competition Conference

Michael Kim will address procedural fairness and its impact on competition authorities June 15 at the IBA Mid-Year Competition Conference in Seoul.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-explores-the-impact-of-procedural-fairness-on-us-investigations-in-asia-at-the-iba-mid-year-competition-conference
2017 06 7

Former U.S. Department of Justice Prosecutors Explore U.S. Regulation’s Impact on Israeli Companies

Given Israel’s increasingly outward-facing economy, Israeli companies and management personnel face increasing exposure to U.S. regulatory and prosecutorial oversight. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/former-us-department-of-justice-prosecutors-explore-us-regulations-impact-on-israeli-companies
2017 06 7

Steven Kobre and Roger Burlingame Navigate Cross-Border Investigations at Transatlantic General Counsel Summit

Steven Kobre and Roger Burlingame will explore the world of cross-border investigations June 8 at the ALM Transatlantic General Counsel Summit in London.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-kobre-and-roger-burlingame-navigate-cross-border-investigations-at-transatlantic-general-counsel-summit
2017 06 5

Kobre & Kim Ranks on Am Law Diversity Scorecard

Reinforcing Kobre & Kim’s inclusive work environment and unwavering commitment to diversity, the firm ranked 14th most diverse overall on The American Lawyer’s 2017 Diversity Scorecard.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-ranks-on-am-law-diversity-scorecard
2017 06 5

Shaun Wu Addresses Global Compliance Systems and Potential Challenges at the Duxes Anti-Corruption Compliance in China Summit

Outbound China disputes lawyer Shaun Wu will explore how to build and execute effective compliance systems June 8-9 at the Duxes Anti-Corruption Compliance Summit in Beijing.
During the session “How to Build A Compliance System and to Prevent Corruption in A Medium Company with Global Challenges,” Mr. Wu will discuss internal compliance management systems, including risks companies may face globally and key anti-corruption considerations.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-addresses-global-compliance-systems-and-potential-challenges-at-the-duxes-anti-corruption-compliance-in-china-summit
2017 06 2

Kobre & Kim Earns Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2017

Chambers USA has recognized Kobre & Kim and a number of the firm’s lawyers for outstanding achievements during the past year in the categories of General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations. The publication ranked the firm for its work in New York, Miami and Washington DC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-earns-top-rankings-in-chambers-usa-2017
2017 06 2

Hong Kong-U.S. Team Analyzes the Rise in Cross-Territorial Government Enforcement Actions Between U.S. and China

New York and Hong Kong-based former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission branch chief William F. McGovern, along with Hong Kong-based lawyers Shaun Z. Wu and Nan Wang, analyzes recent U.S. enforcement actions in China and implications for multinational companies in a recent Westlaw Journal article. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/hong-kong-us-team-analyzes-the-rise-in-cross-territorial-government-enforcement-actions-between-us-and-china
2017 05 31

John Han and Beau Barnes Identify U.S. Discovery as Key Tool in Hong Kong Cases

Under a little-known U.S. law, parties to proceedings in Hong Kong can take discovery in the US for use in a Hong Kong case. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-han-and-beau-barnes-identify-u-s-discovery-as-key-tool-in-hong-kong-cases
2017 05 31

Kobre & Kim Expands Government Enforcement Defense Team With DOJ Prosecutor in San Francisco

Kobre & Kim deepens its Government Enforcement Defense bench with the addition of former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Hartley West in San Francisco.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-expands-government-enforcement-defense-team-with-doj-prosecutor-in-san-francisco
2017 05 31

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Honors from Legal 500

Legal 500 has recognized eight Kobre & Kim lawyers as leaders in their field, and has ranked the firm in the corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense, general commercial disputes, and international litigation categories. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-receives-top-honors-from-legal-500-
2017 05 30

Global Insolvency Team Offers Strategies for Overcoming Jurisdictional Roadblocks in Cross-Border Involvencies and Investigations

Multijurisdictional insolvencies have been on the rise in recent years, and with claims against directors and officers also becoming more common, overcoming jurisdictional and foreign law hurdles are key to effectively recovering against directors of companies in cross-border insolvencies. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/global-insolvency-team-offers-strategies-for-overcoming-jursidictional-roadblocks-in-cross-border-involvencies-and-investigations
2017 05 30

Insolvency Lawyer D. Farrington Yates Dissects Industry Trends and the Shifting Landscape for Insolvency Practitioners

D. Farrington Yates offers an analysis of the keynote address at the INSOL 2017 Tenth World Congress, citing the need for directors to carefully balance competing stakeholder interests and embrace a changing global landscape.

https://kobrekim.com/news/insolvency-lawyer-farrington-yates-dissects-industry-trends-and-the-shifting-landscape-for-insolvency-practitioners
2017 05 25

Kobre & Kim Joins Am Law 200 Ranks

Kobre & Kim has been ranked on The American Lawyer’s 2017 Am Law 200 list. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-joins-am-law-200-ranks
2017 05 18

Shaun Wu Explores Anti-Corruption in China at Asia-Pacific In-House Counsel Summit

China outbound disputes lawyer Shaun Wu examined anti-corruption in China and the challenges that foreign businesses in the region face at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific In-House Counsel Summit in Hong Kong.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-explores-anti-corruption-in-china-at-asia-pacific-in-house-counsel-summit
2017 05 11

UK-Based Former U.S. DOJ Prosecutor Examines Cross-Border Privilege

U.S. lawyers conducting internal investigations in the UK should beware that the attorney-client privilege protections they enjoy in the U.S. may not apply in the UK.

https://kobrekim.com/news/uk-based-former-u-s-department-of-justice-prosecutor-examines-cross-border-privilege
2017 05 3

Ben Sauter Examines Blockchain Issues at #FinTech2017

Ben Sauter addressed digital currency and blockchain development issues at the #FinTech2017 conference on May 3 in Vancouver, British Columbia. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/ben-sauter-examines-blockchain-issues-at-fintech2017
2017 04 20

Kobre & Kim Successfully Defends Against Application to Bring Derivative Proceedings in the BVI Commercial Court

Kobre & Kim successfully defended the directors of Spectrum Galaxy Fund Limited (Spectrum) in an application for court permission in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to commence derivative proceedings in Florida on behalf the company.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-kim-successfully-defends-against-application-to-bring-derivative-proceedings-in-the-bvi-commercial-court
2017 04 19

Michael Ng Explores Patent Mediation at ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference

Intellectual property lawyer Michael Ng discussed patent mediation at the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference in San Francisco.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-ng-explores-patent-mediation-at-aba-section-of-dispute-resolution-spring-conference
2017 04 12

Kobre & Kim Expands Multijurisdictional Insolvency Disputes Capabilities With London Hire

Kobre & Kim has strengthened its multijurisdictional insolvency disputes capabilities in high-value litigation with the addition of senior lateral hire Mark Griffiths in London.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-expands-multijurisdictional-insolvency-disputes-capabilities-with-london-hire
2017 04 12

Kobre & Kim Relocates Miami Office

Kobre & Kim’s Miami office has moved to a larger office in downtown Miami. The office, home to four former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors, advises and represents clients in white-collar defense matters, cross-border insolvencies and multijurisdictional asset recoveries.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-relocates-miami-office
2017 04 4

10 Lessons for Patent Prosecutors: Daniel Zaheer Explores the Challenges of Patent Litigation at ABA IP Conference

Daniel Zaheer will share patent litigation strategies and the challenges prosecutors may face when preparing a patent for litigation before it is issued at the ABA Intellectual Property Law Conference in Arlington, Virginia, on April 5.

https://kobrekim.com/news/10-lessons-for-patent-prosecutors-daniel-zaheer-explores-the-challenges-of-patent-litigation-at-aba-ip-conference
2017 03 31

Rebecca Hume and Adriana Riviere-Badell Examine International Cross-Border Legal Issues at HNBA Annual Convention

Rebecca Hume and Adriana Riviere-Badell tackled international cross-border legal issues at the HNBA Corporate Counsel Conference taking place in Miami.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-and-adriana-riviere-badell-examine-international-cross-border-legal-issues-at-hnba-annual-convention
2017 03 24

Former U.S. DOJ Prosecutor Jason Masimore Shares Tips for Navigating U.S.-European White-Collar Investigations

London-based former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Jason Masimore discusses the distinct approaches regulators in different jurisdictions take regarding whistleblowing, nonprosecution agreements and internal investigations in a recent Global Risk Regulator article.

https://kobrekim.com/news/former-u-s-doj-prosecutor-jason-masimore-shares-tips-for-navigating-u-s-european-white-collar-investigations
2017 03 23

Simon Cullingworth and Jef Klazen Tackle Asset Tracing and Enforcement Strategies at CLAN Seminar

Kobre & Kim lawyers Simon Cullingworth and Jef Klazen discussed asset tracing strategies and the various ways to access assets and cash flow at the Commercial Litigation Association’s Asset Tracing & Judgment Enforcement seminar on March 23.

https://kobrekim.com/news/simon-cullingworth-and-jef-klazen-tackle-asset-tracing-and-enforcement-strategies-at-clan-seminar
2017 03 23

Vasu Muthyala Addresses Internal Compliance and the Impact of Recent Enforcement Actions in Asia

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala led two discussions focused on the impact of anti-corruption on businesses in Asia at the ALB Hong Kong Anti-Corruption Forum on March 23.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-addresses-internal-compliance-and-the-impact-of-recent-enforcement-actions-in-asia
2017 03 21

Former U.S. DOJ Prosecutor Vasu Muthyala Explores Effect of Global Anti-Corruption Trends on Businesses in India

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala discussed how global anti-corruption enforcement trends affect multinational corporations in India during a live webinar hosted by the U.S.-India Business Council on March 21.

https://kobrekim.com/news/former-u-s-doj-prosecutor-vasu-muthyala-explores-effect-of-global-anti-corruption-trends-on-businesses-in-india
2017 03 21

Facing Government Enforcement in Multiple Jurisdictions? William McGovern Tackles the Stages of Cross-Border Investigations in Asia

William McGovern will discuss government enforcement in multiple jurisdictions March 24 at the Cambridge Forums’ Global Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability in Cascais, Portugal.

https://kobrekim.com/news/facing-government-enforcement-in-multiple-jurisdictions-william-mcgovern-tackles-the-stages-of-cross-border-investigations-in-asia
2017 03 20

Insolvency Lawyers Rebecca Hume and Farrington Yates Tackle the Latest Developments in Cross-Border Insolvency at INSOL 2017 Congress

Insolvency lawyers Rebecca Hume and Farrington Yates explored the latest developments in cross-border insolvency and how to navigate recent changes at the INSOL 2017 Congress.

https://kobrekim.com/news/insolvency-lawyers-rebecca-hume-and-farrington-yates-tackle-the-latest-developments-in-cross-border-insolvency-at-insol-2017-congress
2017 03 14

Asian Legal Business Honors Kobre & Kim on 2017 Innovation List

Asian Legal Business has recognized Kobre & Kim among a select group of international firms on its 2017 Innovation List. The recognition, based on law firm submissions and a rigorous editorial review, honors law firms that build and sustain a culture allowing for individuals to work more efficiently, assist clients better and remain ahead of their competitors.

https://kobrekim.com/news/asian-legal-business-honors-kobre-and-kim-on-2017-innovation-list
2017 03 9

Kobre & Kim Recognized as a Market Leading Firm by China Business Law Journal

For the second consecutive year, the editors of China Business Law Journal have recognized Kobre & Kim as a premier firm for anti-corruption. The firm is the recipient of the 2016 China Business Law Award in the category of anti-bribery and compliance. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-recognized-as-a-market-leading-firm-by-china-business-law-journal
2017 03 1

Hong Kong-Based Lawyers Shaun Wu and Vasu Muthyala Discuss Regulatory Developments and Best Practices for Navigating Asia-Pacific M&A

Hong Kong-based lawyers Shaun Wu and Vasu Muthyala explored regulatory developments, best practices and tips for navigating M&A deals in the Asia-Pacific region March 1 at the IFLR Asia M&A Forum.

https://kobrekim.com/news/hong-kong-based-lawyers-shaun-wu-and-vasu-muthyala-discuss-regulatory-developments-and-best-practices-for-navigating-asia-pacific-m-and-a
2017 02 21

Rebecca Hume and Tim Prudhoe Demystify Offshore Asset Recovery and Litigation

Offshore litigators Rebecca Hume and Tim Prudhoe addressed the key considerations for enforcing judgments against offshore assets Tuesday, February 28, at a Delaware State Bar Association program titled “Demystifying Litigation and Asset Recovery in the Offshore World” in Wilmington, Delaware.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-and-tim-prudhoe-demystify-offshore-asset-recovery-and-litigation
2017 02 14

Kobre & Kim Strengthens Conflict-Free International Insolvency Disputes Team

Kobre & Kim has bolstered its international insolvency capabilities with the addition of senior lateral hire D. Farrington Yates in New York.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-strengthens-conflict-free-international-insolvency-disputes-team
2017 02 11

Rebecca Hume Tackles Brexit’s Impact on Foreign Bankruptcy Proceedings and Asset Recovery

Cayman Islands-based insolvency lawyer Rebecca Hume explored how the UK’s decision to leave the European Union impacts hedge funds and the private equity industry at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium in Grand Cayman.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-tackles-brexits-impact-on-foreign-bankruptcy-proceedings-and-asset-recovery
2017 02 10

Government Defense and Investigations Lawyers Discuss Implications of UK Court Decision for U.S. Lawyers

Three members of the firm’s Investigations & Monitorships team — London-based lawyer Roger Burlingame, New York-based former federal prosecutor Steven Kobre, and Washington DC lawyer Rachel Goldstein — offer insight into a new UK court decision that threatens U.S. privilege assertions for witness interviews.

https://kobrekim.com/news/government-defense-and-investigations-lawyers-discuss-implications-of-uk-court-decision-for-u-s-lawyers
2017 02 10

What Florida Lawyers Need to Know About Internal Investigations in the People’s Republic of China

As China solidifies its position as a global financial superpower, leaders in China and worldwide have increased efforts to curb systemic corruption. In a recent article, Miami-based lawyer Adriana Riviere-Badell and former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement lawyer William McGovern discuss special considerations for multinational companies with interests in China when conducting internal investigations in the region.

https://kobrekim.com/news/what-florida-lawyers-need-to-know-about-internal-investigations-in-the-peoples-republic-of-china
2017 02 10

Asia-Based Former U.S. Federal Prosecutor Vasu Muthyala to Explore FCPA’s Impact at Mumbai Forum

Asia-based member of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team and former federal prosecutor Vasu Muthyala will discuss how governments tackle corruption in multiple jurisdictions at the International Bar Association Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference in Mumbai, India.

https://kobrekim.com/news/asia-based-former-u-s-federal-prosecutor-vasu-muthyala-to-explore-fcpas-impact-at-mumbai-forum
2017 02 2

Government Enforcement Defense and Insolvency Teams Receive Top Marks From Chambers

Chambers & Partners has again recognized Kobre & Kim and a number of the firm’s lawyers for outstanding achievements in the categories of Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, Dispute Resolution, and Restructuring/Insolvency. The publication also ranked the firm for its work in China.

https://kobrekim.com/news/government-enforcement-defense-and-insolvency-teams-receive-top-marks-from-chambers
2017 02 1

Former U.S. DOJ Prosecutor Jason Masimore Tackles the Value of Compliance in the Face of Enforcement Risks at C5 Forum in Germany

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Jason Masimore discussed how regulatory compliance benefits investors who face enforcement risks at C5’s International Compliance, Legal Risks and Corporate Integrity forum in Frankfurt.

https://kobrekim.com/news/former-u-s-federal-prosecutor-jason-masimore-tackles-the-value-of-compliance-in-the-face-of-enforcement-risks-at-c5-forum-in-germany
2017 02 1

Regulators in China Clamping Down on Global Dealmaking, Shaun Wu Explains

As Chinese corporations and wealthy Chinese nationals continue to invest in offshore companies and real estate, a crackdown on capital flight by the Chinese government forebodes a slowdown in such deals. Asia-based lawyer Shaun Wu, who focuses his practice on China-related matters, shared insights on the issue with Institutional Investor, citing that China’s central government recently set up its first broadly focused anti-corruption agency.

https://kobrekim.com/news/regulators-in-china-clamping-down-on-global-dealmaking-shaun-wu-explains
2017 01 31

Kobre & Kim is Honored to Sponsor the AABANY 2017 Annual Dinner

Kobre & Kim is sponsoring the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Annual Dinner on February 22 in New York. As one of the signature events in the Asian Pacific legal community, the reception will bring together over 800 attorneys, judges, corporations and professional organizations for a night of celebration and forward thinking.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-is-honored-to-sponsor-the-aabany-2017-annual-dinner
2017 01 31

Kobre & Kim is a Proud Supporter of KALAGNY and the Honorable Judy Kim

Kobre & Kim will partner with the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY) in a robing ceremony for the Honorable Judy Kim in recognition of her new judicial position. The reception will celebrate the first appointed Korean-American judge in the state of New York.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-is-a-proud-supporter-of-kalagny-and-the-honorable-judy-kim
2017 01 31

Former U.S. Federal Prosecutor Vasu Muthyala Analyzes the Anti-Corruption Landscape in India

India is the world’s third-largest economy and has become increasingly welcoming for foreign investors and multinational corporations in recent years.

https://kobrekim.com/news/former-u-s-federal-prosecutor-vasu-muthyala-analyzes-the-anti-corruption-landscape-in-india
2017 01 24

William McGovern Addresses Key Considerations for Internal Investigations in China

William McGovern discussed the challenges practitioners may face when conducting internal investigations in China and the corresponding solutions at the Internal Investigations and Document Discovery in China conference at Fordham Law School.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-addresses-key-considerations-for-internal-investigations-in-china
2017 01 23

Kobre & Kim Proudly Supports the New York State Bar Association’s Celebrating Diversity in the Bar Reception

Kobre & Kim sponsored the New York State Bar Association’s 14th Annual Celebrating Diversity in the Bar Reception.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-proudly-supports-the-new-york-state-bar-associations-celebrating-diversity-in-the-bar-reception
2017 01 23

William McGovern Participates in a Program for International Students at Fordham Law School

William McGovern participated as a mock interviewer in the launch of Fordham Law School’s International, Comparative and Foreign Law Affinity Group and its inaugural Mock Interview Program.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-participates-in-a-program-for-international-students-at-fordham-law-school
2017 01 19

Michael Kim Examines Enforcement and Litigation Trends in Derivatives and Futures Law

Michael Kim discussed the latest enforcement and litigation developments on a panel titled “Enforcement and Litigation Developments” at the ABA Derivatives and Futures Law Committee Meeting on January 19.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-examines-enforcement-and-litigation-trends-in-derivatives-and-futures-law
2017 01 13

Michael Kim Explores the Challenges of Enforcing Arbitration Awards Around the World

On January 13, Michael Kim gave experience-based practical advice on enforcing arbitration awards, at the ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-explores-the-challenges-of-enforcing-arbitration-awards-around-the-world
2017 01 12

Michael Kim, Kobre & Kim Shortlisted for Top Investigations Awards by China Law & Practice

Government enforcement defense and investigations lawyer Michael Kim was named a finalist for “Compliance/Investigations Lawyer of the Year” and "International Law Firm Leader of the Year" by The Asian Lawyer for this year’s Asia Legal Awards. The publication also recognized Kobre & Kim as a finalist for “Compliance/Investigations Firm of the Year.”

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-kobre-and-kim-shortlisted-for-top-compliance-and-investigations-awards-by-china-law-and-practice
2017 01 6

Israel-Based Former Federal Prosecutor Robert Henoch Discusses New IRS Reporting Requirements for U.S. Citizens Living in Israel

Robert W. Henoch, a former U.S. federal prosecutor based in Israel, together with Washington DC-based lawyer William J. Rosenzweig, provide practical solutions for U.S. taxpayers in Israel to navigate new IRS reporting requirements in a recent Law360 article.

https://kobrekim.com/news/israel-based-former-federal-prosecutor-robert-henoch-discusses-new-irs-reporting-requirements-for-u-s-citizens-living-in-israel
2017 01 5

Anti-Corruption Policies in China and Hong Kong and the Implications for Companies Doing Business There

Asia-based lawyer Shaun Wu recently commented on the expansion of regulatory enforcement in both China and Hong Kong and the precautions that foreign corporations should take to ensure that they remain on the right side of the law as local governments crack down on bribery and corruption. In two articles published by Commercial Dispute Resolution, Mr. Wu notes trends in increased enforcement, observing the criminalization of practices once considered commonplace. He also offers tips for how to best oversee company policies when doing business in China and Hong Kong, and guidance on when to conduct internal reviews.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-discusses-anti-corruption-in-china-and-implications-for-companies-doing-business-there
2017 01 3

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Recognized as Market Leaders in Investigations

Former federal prosecutors Roger Burlingame, Robert Henoch, Michael Kim, Steven Kobre, and William McGovern have been recognized as leading practitioners in the area of investigations by the publishers of Global Investigations Review. The awardees, part of the firm’s government enforcement defense and investigations & monitorships groups, all focus on conducting cross-border internal investigations, particularly in sensitive situations and matters in which conflicts exist. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-lawyers-recognized-as-market-leaders-in-international-investigations
2016 12 7

Vasu Muthyala Explores Practical Policies for Gift Giving at Asia-Pacific Anti-Corruption Conference

Asia-based lawyer and former federal prosecutor Vasu Muthyala discussed regulatory enforcement and the cultural practice of gift giving at the Duxes Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit 2016 in Hong Kong. The panel discussion, titled “Comparison of Practical Policies for Gifts and Hospitality in Different Asia Pacific Countries,” addressed business compliance initiatives, how to establish a practical hospitality program, and country-specific issues that may arise.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-explores-practical-policies-for-gift-giving-at-asia-pacific-anti-corruption-conference
2016 12 5

Enforcing Foreign Arbitral Awards? Evolving Risks and Opportunities to Consider

International judgment enforcement lawyers Carrie Tendler and Michael Sanfilippo discuss three U.S. Court of Appeals decisions that will likely impact the speed and ease with which holders of foreign arbitral awards can enforce them in a recent article in Today’s General Counsel. The authors also explore the current unsettled landscape of arbitral awards and offer advice for developing an effective strategy, including how to settle, budget, and sell an award.

https://kobrekim.com/news/international-judgment-enforcement-lawyers-explore-the-evolving-risks-and-opportunities-of-foreign-arbitral-awards
2016 11 22

Jeremy Hollembeak Addresses Developments in Cross-Border Insolvency at RISA South Square Conference

Bankruptcy lawyer Jeremy Hollembeak explored current issues in offshore cross-border insolvency matters, including how to develop global asset recovery strategies and the various tools available under U.S. law, on the panel titled, “Developments of common law of cross-border insolvency outside the EU framework – how Cayman could benefit.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/jeremy-hollembeak-addresses-developments-in-cross-border-insolvency-at-risa-south-square-conference
2016 11 21

Maximizing Asset Recovery in Insolvency Proceedings: Rebecca Hume and Randall Arthur Offer Thoughts on Strategy

In cross-border insolvency proceedings, it is often misguided to select a forum based on the location of the insolvent entity or group in an attempt to take advantage of familiarity of local rules or a “home-field advantage.”  Insolvency lawyers Rebecca Hume, based in the Cayman Islands, and Randall Arthur, based in Hong Kong, discuss the strategic advantages to utilizing the insolvency procedures of foreign jurisdictions in addition to, or instead of the home jurisdiction in a recent INSOL World article. The article touches on several recent cases that highlight the importance of considering jurisdictional issues, both pre- and post-appointment, and how forum selection can impact a party’s strategy for maximizing recovery.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-and-randall-arthur-offer-unexpected-strategies-for-forum-selection-in-insolvency-proceedings
2016 11 21

Mitigating Risk in Asia-Based Internal Investigations: William McGovern, Eric Bruce, and Beau Barnes Discuss

Former federal lawyers William F. McGovern and Eric Bruce, along with Beau Barnes, address the inherent risk in conducting internal investigations in Asia in a recently published New York Law Journal article. Lending from their experience conducting internal investigations across the region, the lawyers address the common pitfalls, including vague state secrets rules, constantly changing data protection regimes, varying attorney-client privilege laws, and the ever-present challenge of language and cultural differences.

https://kobrekim.com/news/mitigating-risk-in-asia-based-internal-investigations-william-mcgovern-eric-bruce-and-beau-barnes-discuss
2016 11 18

Michael Kim and Robin Baik Tackle Cross-Border Legal Issues

In the law and practice of international investigations section of the Global Investigation Review, Michael Kim and Robin Baik discuss legal issues arising in cross-border investigations and regulatory enforcement matters in Korea.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-and-robin-baik-tackle-cross-border-legal-issues
2016 11 16

Shaun Wu Moderates Panel at the China International Arbitration Summit

On November 16, China outbound disputes lawyer Shaun Wu led a discussion at the International Arbitration Summit in Beijing.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-moderates-panel-at-the-china-international-arbitration-summit
2016 11 15

Shaun Wu and Nan Wang Examine the Implications of the Regulatory Clampdown for Multinationals in China

Multinational corporations operating in the People's Republic of China (PRC) may have assumed that scrutiny of their local operations has become less of a priority now for local authorities. However, companies in the PRC may soon find themselves back in the spotlight.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-and-nan-wang-examine-the-implications-of-the-regulatory-clampdown-for-multinationals-in-china
2016 11 14

Robin Rathmell Examines Freezing Injunctions in Foreign Proceedings at the Serle Court Litigation Conference

English barrister and U.S. lawyer Robin Rathmell discussed the availability and scope of freezing orders in foreign proceedings against defendants and third parties in England and Wales and in offshore jurisdictions.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robin-rathmell-examines-freezing-injunctions-in-foreign-proceedings-at-the-serle-court-litigation-conference
2016 11 14

Cayman-Based Litigator Rebecca Hume Explores Cross-Border Fraud and How to Tackle Jurisdictional Issues

On November 14, Rebecca Hume examined the issues faced in cross-border fraud disputes involving assets and creditors in multiple jurisdictions at the ABI Cross-Border Insolvency Program.  The panel titled “Jurisdictional Issues in Cross-border Fraud,” covered the practical and legal concerns that may be encountered during a global dispute and the key strategies to find multijurisdictional solutions.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/cayman-based-litigator-rebecca-hume-explores-cross-border-fraud-and-how-to-tackle-jurisdictional-issues
2016 11 14

Trouble Ahead for China’s Joint Ventures – Shaun Wu Explores How To Prevail in Potential Disputes

In the November 2016 issue of FinanceAsia, Shaun Wu discusses how, although 2016 marked a new record high for China outbound M&A, the market is beginning to see signs of breakdowns and ensuing joint venture disputes.

https://kobrekim.com/news/trouble-ahead-for-chinas-joint-ventures-shaun-wu-explores-how-to-prevail-in-potential-disputes
2016 11 3

Michael Kim Moderates Panel at Anti-Corruption Conference in South Korea

Michael Kim, firm co-founder and a member of the Seoul-based Government Enforcement Defense team, led a discussion at the International Bar Association’s Asia Pacific Regional Forum on Anti-Corruption Compliance and Enforcement conference in South Korea.

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-moderates-panel-at-anti-corruption-conference-in-south-korea
2016 10 27

How to Win the Evidence Game at Trial? IP Litigator Michael Ng Discusses Strategy at California Trial Advocacy Seminar

IP litigator Michael Ng addressed evidence strategies and standards for trials in California at a PLI seminar on trial advocacy in San Francisco.

https://kobrekim.com/news/how-to-win-the-evidence-game-at-trial-ip-litigator-michael-ng-discusses-strategy-at-california-trial-advocacy-seminar
2016 10 27

Shaun Wu Leads Panel Discussion on Internal Investigations at InnoXcell Asia Symposium - Shanghai

Shaun Z. Wu, based in the firm’s Hong Kong office, presented at the InnoXcell Asia Symposium, one of the largest and most comprehensive legal and regulatory compliance conferences around the globe.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-leads-panel-discussion-on-internal-investigations-at-innoxcell-asia-symposium-shanghai
2016 10 25

On-Demand Webinar: New Protections for Confidential Business Information: The US Defend Trade Secrets Act and EU Trade Secrets Directive of 2016

Trade secrets are an increasingly important form of intellectual property protection but also a source of business risk, with the FBI estimating that U.S. businesses suffer US $13 billion in losses annually. Losses come from departing employees, potential business partners who acquire confidential information under nondisclosure agreements, or data security breaches. Early- and growth-stage companies are often most at risk, having developed valuable technology or business information but not yet implementing inadequate controls.

https://kobrekim.com/news/on-demand-webinar-new-protections-for-confidential-business-information-the-us-defend-trade-secrets-act-and-eu-trade-secrets-directive-of-2016
2016 10 24

Roger Burlingame and Andrew Wang Explore Deferred Prosecution Agreements

As the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) puts a triumphant spin on the stutter-stepping start of the UK’s Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) era, UK corporates considering the DPA route remain wary.

https://kobrekim.com/news/roger-burlingame-and-andrew-wang-explore-deferred-prosecution-agreements
2016 10 19

Jason Masimore Focuses on Internal Investigation Life Cycle at Anti-Corruption Conference in Spain

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and London-based lawyer Jason Masimore addressed how to begin and conduct internal investigations, including the investigative process and how to report findings to stakeholders and/or regulators, at the C5 anti-corruption conference in Spain.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/jason-masimore-focuses-on-internal-investigation-life-cycle-at-anti-corruption-conference-in-spain
2016 10 17

On-Demand Webinar: Eric Bruce, William McGovern, and Shaun Wu Untangle Hazards of Internal Investigations Conducted in Asia

Internal investigations in Asia are rife with risk for the unprepared.

https://kobrekim.com/news/on-demand-webinar-eric-bruce-william-mcgovern-and-shaun-wu-untangle-hazards-of-internal-investigations-conducted-in-asia
2016 10 14

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Legal 500 as a Market Leader in Dispute Resolution and White-Collar Crime in the UK

Kobre & Kim’s UK team has been recognized as a leading firm in two areas — "Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation" and "Fraud: White-Collar Crime" — in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2016 rankings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-recognized-by-legal-500-as-a-market-leader-in-dispute-resolution-and-white-collar-crime-in-the-uk
2016 10 13

Bear in a China Shop - Shaun Wu Tackles the Challenges of Structuring of Joint Venture Agreements in China

In the cover story of the September 2016 issue of FinanceAsia, Shaun Wu discusses the challenges multinational companies operating in China may face and the importance of navigating cross border disputes and strategizing before entering joint venture agreements with non-Chinese companies.

https://kobrekim.com/news/bear-in-a-china-shop-shaun-wu-tackles-the-challenges-of-structuring-of-joint-venture-agreements-in-china
2016 10 12

Lawyers Jef Klazen, Marcus Green, and Matthew Kokot Discuss the Enforcement of Arbitral Agreements

International judgment enforcement lawyers Jef Klazen, Marcus Green, and Matthew Kokot address the process of enforcing a judgment following arbitration in the United States in a recent chapter of The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2017, a guide produced by the Global Arbitration Review

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-lawyers-jef-klazen-marcus-green-and-matthew-kokot-discuss-the-enforcement-of-arbitral-agreements
2016 10 10

JV Disputes Lawyers Explore What Corporate Executives Need to Know Before Entering Into a Joint Venture

As joint venture agreements gain in popularity, corporate executives should be aware of the legal challenges and pitfalls that present themselves in these unique commercial arrangements.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jv-disputes-lawyers-explore-what-corporate-executives-need-to-know-before-entering-into-a-joint-venture
2016 10 7

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/former-federal-prosecutor-jason-masimore-explores-key-issues-for-counterfraud-professionals
2016 10 3

Steven Kobre Recognized as a Highly Regarded Individual in Corporate Defense

Firm co-founder Steven G. Kobre has been recognized by the publishers of the Global Investigation Review as one of the world’s leading lawyers in business crime defense and investigations. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-kobre-recognized-as-a-highly-regarded-individual-in-corporate-defense
2016 09 27

IP Lawyer Michael Ng Tackles Global Implications of IP Protection Strategies at Palo Alto Trade Secrets Forum

Michael Ng, San Francisco-based IP trial lawyer, led a discussion focused on protection strategies, global implications, and international enforcement of foreign subsidiaries at the Managing Intellectual Property Trade Secrets Forum in Palo Alto.

https://kobrekim.com/news/ip-lawyer-michael-ng-tackles-global-implications-of-ip-protection-strategies-at-palo-alto-trade-secrets-forum
2016 09 27

Shaun Wu Explores Key Trends in Managing Cross-Border Disputes

China outbound disputes lawyer Shaun Wu served as a panelist at the 2016 Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit in Hong Kong. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-explores-key-trends-in-managing-cross-border-disputes
2016 09 26

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

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-lawyers-author-chapter-on-asset-recovery-in-korea
2016 09 24

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

https://kobrekim.com/news/tim-prudhoe-nathaniel-barber-and-christopher-howitt-explore-how-to-track-fraudulent-assets-in-the-british-virgin-islands-and-turks-and-caicos
2016 09 20

Jef Klazen Discussed Navigating Corporate Scandals at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association

Global corporations are increasingly facing scandals that require the assistance of legal counsel with backgrounds in both criminal and commercial litigation. Jef Klazen, a Kobre & Kim lawyer with extensive litigation experience, spoke September 20 at the International Bar Association Annual Conference. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/jef-klazen-to-discuss-navigating-corporate-scandals-at-the-annual-conference-of-the-international-bar-association
2016 09 19

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 GlobeSt.com

https://kobrekim.com/news/government-enforcement-defense-lawyers-vasu-muthyala-and-beau-barnes-analyze-new-regulations-targeting-all-cash-real-estate-purchases
2016 09 16

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-trial-lawyers-explore-how-proactive-strategies-can-minimize-discovery-costs
2016 09 15

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/how-to-use-nonleading-questions-on-cross-examination-our-trial-lawyers-explain-in-law360-2
2016 09 15

Kobre & Kim Named to the Global Investigation Review 100 2016

Kobre & Kim has been named one of the world’s leading firms for corporate investigations by Global Investigations Review. The GIR 100 ranks the top 100 firms around the world that demonstrate a unique ability to handle sophisticated cross-border government-led and internal investigations.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-named-to-the-global-investigation-review-100-2016
2016 09 11

Danielle Rose Speaks at 2016 Benchmark Women in Litigation Forum

The Benchmark Women in Litigation Forum, featuring top female litigators from around the United States, included a presentation by Danielle Rose, a Kobre & Kim litigator who often serves as lead counsel in high-stakes commercial litigation and arbitration matters. Ms. Rose discussed the challenges of coordinating litigation and arbitration efforts in different jurisdictions on the September 20 panel.

https://kobrekim.com/news/danielle-rose-to-speak-at-2016-benchmark-women-in-litigation-forum
2016 09 10

Tim Prudhoe and Jef Klazen to discuss Navigating Treacherous Onshore and Offshore Jurisdictional Terrain

Tim Prudhoe and Jef Klazen will explore the interplay of onshore and offshore jurisdictions at an upcoming program and live webcast hosted by the New York City Bar. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/tim-prudhoe-and-jef-klazen-to-discuss-navigating-treacherous-onshore-and-offshore-jurisdictional-terrain
2016 09 9

Asian Legal Business Honors Kobre & Kim as Finalist for ‘Litigation Firm of the Year’

Kobre & Kim’s work representing corporate interests and navigating the business environment in Hong Kong recently led to recognition from a prominent Asia-focused legal publication. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/asian-legal-business-honors-kobre-and-kim-as-finalist-for-litigation-firm-of-the-year-2
2016 09 1

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/u-s-and-europe-trade-secret-laws-to-face-big-changes-ip-lawyer-michael-ng-explains
2016 08 17

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/tim-prudhoe-and-christopher-howitt-explore-the-turks-and-caicos-legal-environment-in-global-legal-insights-litigation-and-dispute-resolution
2016 08 15

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-and-andrew-wang-discuss-how-chinese-parties-can-prepare-for-increasing-outbound-disputes
2016 08 12

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/jef-klazen-and-randall-arthur-tackle-investors-next-steps-following-massive-bitfinex-hack
2016 08 11

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jef-klazen-explores-fund-recovery-options-for-bitfinex-hack-victims
2016 08 10

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/tim-prudhoe-and-anna-gilbert-discuss-how-creditors-can-benefits-from-the-panama-papers-leak
2016 08 9

Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Michael Kim as ‘Revered’ Among Litigation Peers

Michael S. Kim, co-founder of Kobre & Kim, has been recognized as a leading litigator by Benchmark Litigation, a publication that serves as a guide to leading litigation firms and lawyers.

https://kobrekim.com/news/benchmark-litigation-recognizes-michael-kim-as-revered-among-litigation-peers
2016 08 9

China Law & Practice Shortlists Kobre & Kim for International Dispute Resolution Work

Kobre & Kim’s work steering clients through international business disputes has been recognized by China Law & Practice, a legal and risk management resource for investors, executives, and in-house counsel in the People's Republic of China.

https://kobrekim.com/news/china-law-and-practice-shortlists-kobre-and-kim-for-international-dispute-resolution-work
2016 08 6

Asian Legal Business Honors Kobre & Kim as Finalist for ‘Litigation Firm of the Year’

Kobre & Kim’s work representing corporate interests and navigating the business environment in Hong Kong recently led to accolades from a prominent Asia-focused legal publication.

https://kobrekim.com/news/asian-legal-business-honors-kobre-and-kim-as-finalist-for-litigation-firm-of-the-year
2016 08 5

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.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-and-vasu-muthyala-discuss-the-most-pressing-issues-for-multinational-companies-operating-in-asia
2016 08 5

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-jeremy-hollembeak-and-anna-gilbert-explore-how-international-litigants-can-use-chapter-15-to-optimize-financial-recoveries-in-foreign-insolvency-proceedings
2016 08 3

Kobre & Kim Ranked Among Vault’s Top Midsize Law Firms for 2017

Kobre & Kim was featured in Vault’s second-annual “Top 150 under 150,” a list of the nation’s top midsize legal firms. The 2017 ranking recognized Kobre & Kim as a “go-to firm for complex cross-border dispute resolution.” Vault also ranked the firm as the sixth-best boutique litigation firm in the nation.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-ranked-among-vaults-top-midsize-law-firms-for-2017
2016 08 1

Kobre & Kim’s Asia Disputes Team Shortlisted for 2016 AsiaLaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards

Kobre & Kim’s international dispute resolution work has been shortlisted for a major award from AsiaLaw, a guide to the legal services market in the Asia-Pacific region. The firm has been nominated in the “Best in Compliance and Regulatory” category for the 2016 AsiaLaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-asia-disputes-team-shortlisted-for-2016-asialaw-asia-pacific-dispute-resolution-awards
2016 07 26

Kobre & Kim Earns Top Rankings in the 2016 Edition of Chambers & Partners

 

Chambers & Partners has recognized Kobre & Kim and a number of the firm’s lawyers for outstanding achievements during the past year in the categories of General Commercial Litigation, Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, and Restructuring/Insolvency.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-earns-top-rankings-in-the-2016-edition-of-chambers-and-partners
2016 07 26

The Legal 500 US Identifies Kobre & Kim as a Nationwide Leader in Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense

Kobre & Kim has been recognized as a leading firm in General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense in The Legal 500 United States 2016 rankings, with six lawyers named for outstanding work in their respective fields.

https://kobrekim.com/news/the-legal-500-identifies-kobre-and-kim-as-a-nationwide-leader-in-commercial-litigation-and-white-collar-criminal-defense
2016 07 25

Kobre & Kim Featured In Benchmark Litigation

Hailed as “truly unique,” Kobre & Kim’s New York office was highly ranked in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-featured-in-benchmark-litigation-2
2016 07 20

Shaun Wu Moderates the First Grand Panel at the 2nd International Arbitration Summit – Shanghai

China outbound disputes lawyer Shaun Wu served as the moderator of the First Grand Panel at the 2nd Annual International Arbitration Summit in Shanghai on Wednesday, July 20. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-moderates-the-first-grand-panel-at-the-2nd-international-arbitration-summit-shanghai
2016 07 20

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

Who’s Who Legal recognized Michael S. Kim, Randall Arthur, James Corbett QC, Marcus J. Green, Robert W. Henoch, Rebecca Hume, Andrew C. Lourie, David H. McGill, and Tim Prudhoe in its recently published analysis of the asset recovery practice area.

https://kobrekim.com/news/whos-who-legal-recognizes-nine-kobre-and-kim-lawyers-as-leading-practitioners-in-asset-recovery
2016 07 8

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robin-rathmell-discusses-how-brexit-will-impact-foreign-companies-with-litigation-pending-in-uk-courts
2016 07 1

Robert Henoch and Benjamin Sauter Explore the U.S. Government’s Far-Reaching Power of Civil Asset Forfeiture and What Foreign Foundations and Fiduciaries Need to Know to Prepare

In an article published in the July 2016 issue of Trusts and Trustees, Government Enforcement Defense lawyers Robert Henoch and Benjamin Sauter explore the U.S. government’s recent use of civil asset forfeiture actions in its offshore enforcement strategy.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robert-henoch-and-benjamin-sauter-explore-the-us-governments-far-reaching-power-of-civil-asset-forfeiture-and-what-foreign-foundations-and-fiduciaries-need-to-know-to-prepare
2016 06 30

Matthew Menchel Recognized as a Leading Trial Practitioner in Law 360

Matthew Menchel, acclaimed trial lawyer and director of Kobre & Kim’s Center for Trial Advocacy, was featured in the “Trial Pros” Law360 series.

https://kobrekim.com/news/matthew-menchel-recognized-as-a-leading-trial-practitioner-in-law-360
2016 06 30

Tim Prudhoe and Anna Gilbert Discuss the Opportunities for Creditors Following the Panama Papers Saga

In articles published in Global Banking & Finance Review and Wealth Briefing, offshore litigators Tim Prudhoe and Anna Gilbert address the unprecedented opportunities that the leak of 2.6 million terabytes of electronic documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca has generated for creditors.

https://kobrekim.com/news/tim-prudhoe-and-anna-gilbert-discuss-the-opportunities-for-creditors-following-the-panama-papers-saga
2016 06 28

Shuan Wu and Nan Wang Discuss How U.S. Counterparties Can Prepare for Joint Venture Disputes as US-China Deals Multiply

As outbound investment by the Chinese in U.S.-based assets and companies continues to increase rapidly, so does the potential for joint venture disputes, according to cross-border disputes lawyers Shaun Wu and Nan Wang.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/shuan-wu-and-nan-wang-discuss-how-us-counterparties-can-prepare-for-joint-venture-disputes-as-us-china-deals-multiply
2016 06 27

Michael Kim, Randall Arthur, and Kelly Spatola Provide 5 Steps for Victims of Email Fraud to Trace and Recover Stolen Assets

In an article published in Legaltech News, the authors offer a step-by-step guide of what a victim of email fraud should do to increase chances of recovery, including how to immediately freeze the funds, notify counsel, and work with local authorities.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-randall-arthur-and-kelly-spatola-explain-provide-5-steps-for-victims-of-email-fraud-to-trace-and-recover-stolen-assets
2016 06 22

Kobre & Kim Bolsters Europe Investigations Team with Addition of Former US Department of Justice Prosecutor in Europe

Kobre & Kim has strengthened its government enforcement and investigations team with the addition of Jason A. Masimore in London. As a former prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice, Mr. Masimore will focus his practice on advising corporations and individual clients in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa facing allegations of corruption/bribery, securities, tax and accounting fraud, market manipulation, and violations of U.S. sanctions, among other violations.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-bolsters-europe-investigations-team-with-addition-of-former-us-department-of-justice-prosecutor-in-europe
2016 06 21

Kobre & Kim Panel: The U.S. Defend Trade Secrets Act and European Trade Secrets Directive of 2016

James Pooley, former deputy director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization; Michael Ng, intellectual property trial lawyer; and Andrew Stafford QC, trade secret litigator based in the firm’s London office, discuss the U.S. Defend Trade Secrets Act, the European Trade Secrets Directive, and what businesses must do now to prepare.

https://kobrekim.com/news/complimentary-event-the-us-defend-trade-secrets-act-and-european-trade-secrets-directive-of-2016
2016 06 17

Former DOJ Prosecutor Jason A. Masimore Offers Key Insights on U.S. Government Investigations

Jason Masimore, a former prosecutor in the Criminal Division at the U.S. Department of Justice who is member of the firm’s Europe government enforcement defense and investigation team in London, discussed the impact of the U.S. government’s growing regulatory regime in the UK.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/former-doj-prosecutor-jason-a-masimore-offers-key-insights-on-us-government-investigations
2016 06 2

Jonathan Cogan, John Couriel, and Robin Rathmell Share Techniques for Collecting Evidence in the U.S. and UK

Citing the growth of cross-border litigation, Jonathan Cogan, John Couriel, and Robin Rathmell hosted a webinar on ways to locate and gather evidence in the U.S., the UK, and English-law jurisdictions. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/jonathan-cogan-john-couriel-and-robin-rathmell-share-techniques-for-collecting-evidence-in-the-us-and-uk
2016 06 1

Michael Kim, Randall Arthur, and Kelly Spatola Provide Advice for Finance Professionals Whose Organizations Have Fallen Victim to Business Email Compromise

In an article for AFP Exchange, Michael Kim, Randall Arthur, and Kelly Spatola discuss the steps that financial professionals should take when their organizations fall victim to a business email compromise (BEC) scam. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-kim-randall-arthur-and-kelly-spatola-provide-advice-for-finance-professionals-whose-organizations-have-fallen-victim-to-business-email-compromise
2016 05 28

Government Defense Lawyer Vasu Muthyala Addresses the Growing Scrutiny Chinese Firms Face From U.S. Regulators

Former federal prosecutor Vasu Muthyala provides insight into the scrutiny Chinese companies face following the news that Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba is the target of an ongoing investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission in The Economist

https://kobrekim.com/news/government-defense-lawyer-vasu-muthyala-addresses-the-growing-scrutiny-chinese-firms-face-from-u-s-regulators
2016 05 27

Shaun Wu Leads Discussion on Rising Anti-Corruption Efforts in China

Hong Kong-based lawyer Shaun Wu led a panel discussion on anti-corruption for China businesses, focused on bridging compliance and business teams. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-leads-discussion-on-rising-anti-corruption-efforts-in-china
2016 05 10

IP Trial Lawyer Michael Ng Explores the Newest Federal Trade Secrets Law and Its Impact on U.S. Companies

San Francisco-based IP trial lawyer Michael Ng discusses the passage of the federal trade secrets act and implications for U.S. companies in Fast Company magazine.

https://kobrekim.com/news/ip-trial-lawyer-michael-ng-explores-the-newest-federal-trade-secrets-law-and-its-impact-on-u-s-companies
2016 05 2

Bankruptcy Lawyer Jeremy Hollembeak Named a 2015-2016 INSOL Fellow

Bankruptcy and debtor-creditor disputes lawyer Jeremy Hollembeak has been named a fellow at INSOL International. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/bankruptcy-attorney-jeremy-hollembeak-named-a-2015-2016-insol-fellow
2016 05 1

Vasu Muthyala Discusses the Corruption Risk for Multinational Companies in India

Asia-based government enforcement defense lawyer Vasu Muthyala, a former U.S. federal prosecutor, explores the risk of regulatory investigations for companies operating in India in Today’s General Counsel

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-discusses-the-corruption-risk-for-multinational-companies-in-india
2016 04 29

With China-Outbound Deals on the Rise, Shaun Wu Analyzes the Risks

Hong Kong-based lawyer Shaun Z. Wu, part of the Joint Venture & Partnership Disputes Group, examines ways that Chinese outbound parties can best safeguard their interests and protect their positions as outbound deals rise to record levels. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/with-china-outbound-deals-on-the-rise-shaun-wu-analyzes-the-risks
2016 04 27

John Couriel and Andrew Wang Detail the New DOJ Cooperation Policy and the Importance of Investigation Planning for Latin American Companies

Government enforcement defense lawyers John Couriel, based in Miami, and Andrew Wang explore the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) increased focus on pursuing prosecutions against individuals for corporate misdeeds, and the particular impact it has had on companies and government officials in Latin America. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/john-couriel-and-andrew-wang-detail-the-new-doj-cooperation-policy-and-the-importance-of-investigation-planning-for-latin-american-companies
2016 04 25

바수 무티야라(Vasu Muthyala), 인도에서 활동하는 기업들에 대한 반부패 및 미국 정부 집행 동향에 대해 논의

전직 미국 연방 검사이며 아시아에서 활동하고 있는 바수 무티야라는 BDO INDIA와 인도 주재 미상공회의소 주최로 뉴델리에서 개최되는 2016 FCPA Master Class에서 인도에서의 미국 반부패 집행 동향에 대한 통찰력을 공유할 예정이다. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/1-vasu-muthyala
2016 04 25

Vasu Muthyala Discusses Anti-Corruption and US Government Enforcement Trends for Companies Operating in India

Former U.S. federal prosecutor Vasu Muthyala, based in Asia, will share insights on U.S. anti-corruption enforcement trends in India at the 2016 FCPA Master Class hosted by BDO INDIA and the American Chamber of Commerce in India to take place in New Delhi.

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-discusses-anti-corruption-us-government-enforcement-trends-for-companies-operating-in-india
2016 04 21

Michael Ng and Robert Henoch Explore Litigation Funding as a Solution for Israeli Tech Companies

IP litigation lawyer Michael Ng, based in the firm’s San Francisco office, and Israel-based lawyer Robert Henoch discuss litigation funding as a potential business solution for Israeli tech companies involved in intellectual property disputes in the latest edition of Legal Business magazine. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-ng-and-robert-henoch-explore-litigation-funding-as-a-solution-for-israeli-tech-companies
2016 04 15

Where in the World is the Money? Michael Kim Discusses Strategies for an Effective Cross-Border Asset Tracing Operation

Michael Kim explored strategic approaches for effective asset tracing investigations in Asia at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 34th Annual Spring Meeting in Washington DC. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/where-in-the-world-is-the-money-michael-kim-discusses-strategies-for-an-effective-cross-border-asset-tracing-operation
2016 04 14

Enforcing an Arbitral Award? Kobre & Kim Lawyers Discuss Strategies for Success

Jef Klazen and Marcus J. Green, members of the firm’s international judgment enforcement team in the U.S., along with Timothy P. de Swardt, based in the firm’s British Virgin Islands office, discuss considerations for claimants or award creditors looking to enforce an arbitral award in Law 360.

https://kobrekim.com/news/enforcing-an-arbitral-award-kobre-and-kim-lawyers-discuss-strategies-for-success
2016 03 31

Investing in India? Vasu Muthyala Explains the Risks in Regulation Asia

Former federal prosecutor Vasu Muthyala, a member of the firm’s Asian Government Enforcement Defense team, and Asia-based US litigator Calvin Koo explore the risks of doing business in India in a Regulation Asia article titled “India Rising — Tread Cautiously.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/investing-in-india-vasu-muthyala-explains-the-risks-in-regulation-asia
2016 03 14

Kobre & Kim’s Andrew Stafford QC Discusses Litigation Trends in the UK Market

Andrew Stafford QC examined the new regulatory environment and trends in the banking and finance litigation market in London in The Lawyer magazine. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-andrew-stafford-qc-discusses-litigation-trends-in-the-u-k-market
2016 03 2

Shaun Wu Discusses M&A Trends in the Asia TMT market

Hong Kong lawyer Shaun Wu led a session on mergers and acquisitions in the Asia technology market, particularly issues related to the convergence-driven technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) market. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-discusses-m-and-a-trends-in-the-asia-tmt-market
2016 03 1

Kobre & Kim Receives China Business Law Award for Anti-Corruption Work

Kobre & Kim has been recognized as one of the leading firms in anti-corruption by the China Business Law Journal.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-receives-china-business-law-award-for-anti-corruption-work
2016 02 26

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Discuss Cross-Border Insolvency and International Judgment Enforcement at the International Litigation, Arbitration, and Transactions Conference

Adriana Riviere-Badell, based in the firm’s Miami office, and barrister James Corbett QC, discussed the increasing trend of multijurisdictional bankruptcies and insolvencies, together with the complications involved in such proceedings, at the International Litigation, Arbitration & Transactions (ILAT) Conference in Miami.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-lawyers-discussed-cross-border-insolvency-and-international-judgment-enforcement-at-the-international-litigation-arbitration-and-transactions-conference
2016 02 25

Shaun Wu Explores Dispute Resolution Strategies for China-U.S. Outbound Disputes

Hong Kong lawyer Shaun Wu offered insights on managing and resolving China-U.S. cross-border disputes at the ALM U.S.-China Legal Summit 2016. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-explores-dispute-resolution-strategies-for-china-u-s-outbound-disputes
2016 02 25

Vasu Muthyala Examines Anti-Money Laundering Regulation and FCPA issues in India Cross-Border Acquisition

Vasu Muthyala, a former federal prosecutor and a member of the firm’s Asia government enforcement and investigations team, explored the current regulatory environment in the U.S. and its global impact at the ABA India Annual Conference. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-examines-anti-money-laundering-regulation-and-fcpa-issues-in-india-cross-border-acquisition
2016 02 17

Steven Perlstein Discusses Data Breach Litigation

Steven W. Perlstein led a session that examined issues related to data breaches, including the different types of civil and criminal litigation that can ensue. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-perlstein-discussed-data-breach-litigation
2016 02 12

Rebecca Hume and Randall Arthur Share Tips for Maximizing Returns in Cross-Border Insolvency and Asset Recovery Investigations

In a recent article published by Bloomberg BNA, insolvency litigation and asset recovery attorneys Rebecca Hume and Randall Arthur discussed the ways that a strategic approach can help legal teams maximize returns to creditors in large-scale, cross-border insolvency matters.

https://kobrekim.com/news/rebecca-hume-and-randall-arthur-share-tips-for-maximizing-returns-in-cross-border-insolvency-and-asset-recovery-investigations
2016 02 9

Kobre & Kim’s Israel Team Presents: Litigation Funding and Other Monetization Tools

Israel-based Government Enforcement Defense lawyer Robert Henoch, San Francisco-based Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation lawyer Michael Ng, and firm co-founder Steven Kobre explore how entrepreneurs and investors in Israel can leverage value from legal claims arising in cross-border disputes.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-israel-team-presents-litigation-funding-and-other-monetization-tools
2016 02 1

Shaun Wu Discusses International Arbitration as a Rising Dispute Resolution Tool in Asia in Asian Legal Business

Hong-Kong based lawyer Shaun Z. Wu discussed the current “golden age” of international dispute resolution in Asia in Asian Legal Business magazine.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-discusses-international-arbitration-as-a-rising-dispute-resolution-tool-in-asia-in-asian-legal-business
2016 01 15

Directors and Officers Need to Plan for FCPA Compliance, William McGovern Explains

In a recent Law360 article, William McGovern, a former enforcement lawyer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a member of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team, explains the importance of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance for directors and officers of nonprofit organizations.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/directors-and-officers-need-to-plan-for-fcpa-compliance-william-mcgovern-explains-why
2016 01 12

With an Increase in Whistleblower Activity in the UK, Is the U.S. Still the Forum of Choice?

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor in London, Roger Burlingame and London-based U.S. lawyer Joshua Ray, collaborate with Aaron Stephens of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP to examine how, despite new regulations in the UK, British whistleblowers will continue to turn to U.S. authorities with reports of misconduct.

https://kobrekim.com/news/with-an-increase-of-whistleblower-activity-in-the-uk-is-the-us-still-the-forum-of-choice
2016 01 6

Kobre & Kim Secures Legal Immigration Status for a Guatemalan Refugee

A Kobre & Kim pro bono team has helped secure legal U.S. immigration status for a teenage boy who was fleeing violence in his home country of Guatemala.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-secures-legal-immigration-status-for-a-guatemalan-refugee
2016 01 4

High Court Decision Leaves Little Leverage for Aggrieved LLP Members

English barrister Andrew Stafford QC and solicitor Carlos Pires discuss the significance of the Flanagan v Liontrust Investment Partners LLP decision by the English High Court on limited liability partnerships, the agreements that govern them, and the application of common law when a dispute arises. 

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/high-court-decision-leaves-little-leverage-for-aggrieved-llp-members
2015 12 28

Kobre & Kim Cayman Lawyers Discuss Enforcement of Judgments and Arbitral Awards

Offshore litigation lawyers James Corbett QC and Jalil Asif QC contributed to the Cayman Islands chapter of Enforcement of Judgments and Arbitral Awards in Commercial Matters Global Guide

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-offshore-asset-recovery-attorneys-discuss-enforcement-of-judgments-and-arbitral-awards-in-cayman-islands
2015 12 22

David McGill Explores the Impact of a Landmark Judgment and Pending Appeal on Joint Venture Disputes

In a recent article published by the Pipeline & Gas Journal, David McGill, a member of the firm’s Joint Venture and Partnership Disputes team, unpacks the business implications of an impending Texas court ruling on the appeal of Energy Transfer Partners L.P. v. Enterprise Products Partners L.P., a landmark jury judgment determining what types of business conduct establishes a legally binding partnership. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/david-mcgill-explores-the-impact-of-a-landmark-judgment-and-pending-appeal-on-joint-venture-disputes
2015 12 21

Vasu Muthyala Discusses Corruption Risks of Third-Party Management at Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit

Vasu Muthyala, a member of Kobre & Kim’s government enforcement defense and investigations team in Asia, discussed the corruption risks associated with third-party management in Asia-Pacific countries at the 3rd annual Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit held in Hong Kong.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-discusses-corruption-risks-of-third-party-management-at-anti-corruption-compliance-asia-pacific-summit
2015 12 14

Kobre & Kim Partners Honored With American Lawyer Media Awards

Matthew Menchel and Eric Bruce, members of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team, have been recognized by American Lawyer Media for their skills as litigators. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-partners-honored-with-american-lawyer-media-awards
2015 11 25

The Frontlines of Cross-Border Insolvency: Lessons to Learn From 2015

In this Corporate Counsel article, Randall Arthur and Jeremy Hollembeak, members of Kobre & Kim’s global insolvency team, examine several significant court decisions from 2015 and their influence on future insolvency strategies. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/the-frontlines-of-cross-border-insolvency-lessons-to-learn-from-2015
2015 11 19

William McGovern Discusses White-Collar Crime in Asia and the U.S.

Former U.S. government litigator William McGovern, a member of the firm’s Asia Government Enforcement Defense team, explored the current trends and developments in corporate criminal liability across the U.S., Hong Kong, and China at the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Global White Collar Crime Institute in Shanghai.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-discusses-white-collar-crime-in-asia-and-the-u-s
2015 11 19

Shaun Wu Moderates Panel on Anti-Corruption in China

Hong Kong-based lawyer Shaun Wu led a panel discussion on the current anti-corruption, regulatory, and enforcement landscape in China at the International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-moderates-panel-on-anti-corruption-in-china
2015 11 17

Vasu Muthyala Dissects Corruption and Risk in Indo-U.S. Business Relations at the U.S. India Business Council’s Annual Legal Services Conference in Delhi and Mumbai

Vasu Muthyala, a Hong Kong-based member of Kobre & Kim’s Government Enforcement Defense, discussed corruption and risk management in white-collar issues on a panel titled “White Collar Issues in Indo-US Context: A Commercial Approach Toward Risk Management.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/vasu-muthyala-dissects-corruption-and-risk-in-indo-u-s-business-relations-at-the-u-s-india-business-councils-annual-legal-services-conference-in-delhi-and-mumbai
2015 11 16

Kobre & Kim Featured in Benchmark Litigation

Hailed as “truly unique,” Kobre & Kim received high rankings in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-featured-in-benchmark-litigation
2015 11 12

Shaun Wu Discusses Settling Joint Venture Disputes in China and Hong Kong at the 4th Annual International Arbitration Summit

Hong Kong-based lawyer Shaun Wu, a member of Kobre & Kim’s Joint Ventures & Partnership Disputes team, led a session titled “Outbound Joint Venture and China-Related Disputes.”

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-wu-discusses-settling-joint-venture-disputes-in-china-and-hong-kong-at-the-4th-annual-international-arbitration-summit
2015 11 9

Kobre & Kim Recognized as Industry Leader in Hong Kong for Restructuring and Insolvency, Anti-Corruption and Compliance by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Kobre & Kim was recognized as a leading Hong Kong firm in the categories of Restructuring & Insolvency and Anti-corruption & Compliance in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-recognized-as-industry-leader-in-hong-kong-for-restructuring-and-insolvency-and-anti-corruption-and-compliance-by-the-legal-500-asia-pacific
2015 11 9

How Will London's Specialty Court Affect U.S. Companies? Kobre & Kim Barristers Explore the Issue

English barristers Andrew Stafford QC, James Corbett QC, and Robin Rathmell, based in the firm’s London and Washington DC offices, discuss the impact on U.S. companies of the creation of the Financial List, the UK’s newest specialty court. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/how-will-londons-specialty-court-affect-u-s-companies-kobre-and-kim-attorneys-explore-the-issue
2015 11 2

Whip Laches: IP Managers Beware. Litigation Attorneys Michael Ng and Daniel Zaheer Explain Why

In a recent article published by Intellectual Property Magazine, Michael Ng and Daniel Zaheer explore the implications of a Federal Circuit ruling that preserves and expands laches in patent litigation. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/whip-laches-ip-managers-beware-litigation-attorneys-michael-ng-and-daniel-zaheer-explain-why
2015 11 1

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Discuss Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong

Kobre & Kim has contributed to the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong chapters of the 2016 edition of Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-attorneys-discuss-enforcement-of-foreign-judgments-in-the-cayman-islands-and-hong-kong
2015 10 26

Kobre & Kim Analyzes the Landscape of Asset Recovery in Hong Kong

Hong Kong-based lawyers Randall Arthur and Calvin Koo co-authored a chapter in the third edition of The Asset Tracing and Recovery Review.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-analyses-the-landscape-of-asset-recovery-in-hong-kong
2015 10 26

Partner Steven Perlstein Explores Considerations for Securities Firms Under SEC Amendments

At the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Internal Auditors Society (IAS) Annual Conference, Steven Perlstein provided an overview of the new auditing standards applicable to the examination of broker-dealers under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission amendments to Rule 17a5. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/partner-steven-perlstein-explores-considerations-for-securities-firms-under-sec-amendments
2015 10 13

Steven Perlstein Discusses Cyber Breach Response Management

Partner Steven Perlstein served as a panelist for a program titled “Under Attack: Cyberdefense in the Network Age,” presented by 100 Women in Hedge Funds. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-perlstein-discusses-cyber-breach-response-management
2015 10 9

Sean Casey Leads Discussion on Government Enforcement in the Financial Sector

Former federal prosecutor Sean Casey served as a moderator for a panel titled “Forum Choice in White-Collar Cases” at the Columbia Law Federalist Society Fall Symposium held on October 9, 2015. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-partner-sean-casey-leads-discussion-on-government-enforcement-in-the-financial-sector
2015 09 25

Daniel Zaheer Discusses Laches, Litigation, and Damage Limitations in Bloomberg BNA’s Patent, Trademark and Copyright Journal

Daniel Zaheer was quoted in the article titled “Full Federal Circuit Keeps Laches Defense Against Past Patent Infringement Damages,” featured in the September 25, 2015, issue of Bloomberg BNA’s Patent, Trademark and Copyright Journal

https://kobrekim.com/news/daniel-zaheer-discusses-laches-litigation-and-damage-limitations-in-bloomberg-bnas-patent-trademark-and-copyright-journal
2015 09 25

Grant of Asylum Secured for Kobre & Kim Pro Bono Client

A Kobre & Kim pro bono team has helped secure a grant of asylum for our client, a native of El Salvador seeking refuge in the U.S.

https://kobrekim.com/news/grant-of-asylum-secured-for-kobre-and-kim-pro-bono-client
2015 09 24

Shaun Z. Wu Discusses Strategies to Manage Cross-Border Disputes at Asialaw Dispute Resolution Summit

Shaun Z. Wu chaired the opening panel “Strategies for Success: Managing Cross-Border Disputes” at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015 to discuss predispute preparation, execution of multijurisdictional strategies, and effective management of cross-border proceedings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-z-wu-discusses-strategies-to-manage-cross-border-disputes-at-asialaw-dispute-resolution-summit
2015 09 1

Kobre & Kim Brings Unique Offerings to Korea with Seoul Office

Kobre & Kim announced today the opening of a new office in Seoul, Korea. Media outlets such as Bloomberg, The Lawyer, Legal Week, and the AmLaw Daily featured articles detailing the firm’s new capabilities in Seoul, highlighting Kobre & Kim as the only foreign law firm in Korea focused exclusively on disputes and investigations and continuing its model of working cooperatively with other law firms as conflict/special litigation or investigative counsel.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-brings-unique-offerings-to-korea-with-seoul-office
2015 08 24

Law360 Highlights Kobre & Kim’s “Top-Tier Talent and Propensity for High-Stakes Proceedings”

In a recent article, Law360 recognized Kobre & Kim as one of the country’s most talented and competitive litigation firms.

https://kobrekim.com/news/law360-highlights-kobre-and-kims-top-tier-talent-and-propensity-for-high-stakes-proceedings
2015 08 12

Are Large Judgments the Next Target for Hedge Funds? Carrie Tendler and Josh Sheptow Evaluate Trending Litigation-Sensitive Investments by Hedge Funds

Over the years, hedge funds have leveraged financial and legal expertise to pursue opportunities into litigation-sensitive investments. Carrie Tendler and Josh Sheptow examine the next wave of litigation-based investments and the potential for hedge funds acquiring large unexecuted court judgments to be the next trend in investment strategies. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/are-large-judgments-the-next-target-for-hedge-funds-carrie-tendler-and-josh-sheptow-evaluate-trending-litigation-sensitive-investments-by-hedge-funds
2015 08 4

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Top Awards Nominations in Hong Kong, China, and Asia-Pacific

Kobre & Kim has recently been shortlisted as "Litigation Law Firm of The Year" by ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2015, “Firm of the Year” for Dispute Resolution by China Law & Practice Awards 2015, and “Best in Compliance & Regulatory” by the inaugural Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-recognized-by-top-awards-nominations-in-china-and-asia-pacific
2015 08 1

Michael S. Kim and Jef Klazen Co-Author Article on Defensive Techniques for Global Liquidation

Kobre & Kim co-founder Michael Kim and New York-based lawyer Jef Klazen teamed up to author “Developing International Business Relationships: Why it Pays to Plan for Asset Tracing and Recovery from the Outset,” published in the August 2015 edition of Who’s Who Legal

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-s-kim-and-jef-klazen-co-author-article-on-defensive-techniques-for-global-liquidation
2015 08 1

Jonathan Cogan, Tim Prudhoe, and John Couriel Explore How Oil and Gas Investors Can Protect Their Financial Interests in a Turbulent Market

Kobre & Kim lawyers Jonathan Cogan, Tim Prudhoe, and John Couriel discuss legal options and rights often available to minority partners in the face of declining oil and gas prices and how proactively exercising these rights can be vital to maximizing the recovery of invested monies and other assets.

https://kobrekim.com/news/jonathan-cogan-tim-prudhoe-and-john-couriel-explore-how-oil-and-gas-investors-can-protect-their-financial-interests-in-a-turbulent-market
2015 07 21

William McGovern Presents at the 6th Annual Global Forum on Anti-Corruption Compliance in High Risk Markets

Hong Kong-based William McGovern participated on the panel titled “Rise in Individual Liability — How to Prepare for Increased Arrests, Dawn Raids and Executive Liability Charges in China and Indonesia?” at the Global Forum on Anti-Corruption Compliance in High Risk Markets.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-presents-at-the-6th-annual-global-forum-on-anti-corruption-compliance-in-high-risk-markets
2015 07 17

Jef Klazen, Randall Arthur, and Gabrielle Liu Discuss Singapore’s Newest Debut to Its Dispute Resolution Forums in the Global Arbitration Review

Jef Klazen, Randall Arthur, and Gabrielle Liu explore the enforceability of judgments and the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), the latest dispute resolution forum in the region. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/jef-klazen-randall-arthur-and-gabrielle-liu-discuss-singapores-newest-debut-to-its-dispute-resolution-forums-in-the-global-arbitration-review
2015 07 1

Chevron Recognizes Kobre & Kim with Law Firm Diversity Award

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce that the firm is a recipient of Chevron Law Function’s annual "Law Firm Diversity Recognition Award." Established in 2005, this award is presented annually to select Chevron law firms that have distinguished themselves by demonstrating a commitment to diversity.

https://kobrekim.com/news/chevron-recognizes-kobre-and-kim-with-law-firm-diversity-award
2015 06 29

Roger Burlingame Discusses Third-Party Anti-Corruption Compliance in London

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and London-based lawyer Roger Burlingame presented on the panel titled “Pushing Beyond the Paper to Ensure that Your Third Party Anti-Corruption Compliance Monitoring Program Can Stand Up to Government Scrutiny” at the Anti-Corruption: London Edition Conference on June 29.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/roger-burlingame-to-discuss-third-party-anti-corruption-compliance-in-london
2015 06 23

Randall Arthur Analyzes the Role of Insolvency Administrations at Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Asia

Randall Arthur presented on a panel titled “The Role of Insolvency Administrations in Global Asset Recovery,” at the Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Conference in Hong Kong.

https://kobrekim.com/news/randall-arthur-analyzes-the-role-of-insolvency-administrations-at-fraud-asset-tracing-and-recovery-asia
2015 06 12

Matthew Menchel Presents at "A View From the Bench: Legends of the Courtroom"

Director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy Matthew Menchel participated in a seminar, “A View from the Bench: Legends of the Courtroom,” hosted by FIU College of Law and the Daily Business Review on June 12. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/matthew-menchel-presents-at-view-from-the-bench-legends-of-the-courtroom
2015 06 4

Jonathan Cogan Discusses Alternative Restructuring Solutions at the INSOL Bermuda One-Day Seminar

Jonathan Cogan participated on a panel titled “Alternative Reinsurance – Alternative Restructuring Solutions” at INSOL’s Bermuda One-Day Seminar on June 4.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/jonathan-cogan-discusses-alternative-restructuring-solutions-at-the-insol-bermuda-one-day-seminar
2015 06 3

Legal 500 Recognizes Kobre & Kim as Leader in General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense

This year’s Legal 500 U.S. rankings included high praise for Kobre & Kim’s government enforcement defense and commercial disputes teams, ranking the firm and several partners as one of the top U.S. firms in the areas of white-collar criminal defense and general commercial litigation. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/legal-500-recognizes-kobre-and-kim-as-leader-in-general-commercial-litigation-and-white-collar-criminal-defense-
2015 05 19

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in the 2015 Edition of Chambers & Partners

Kobre & Kim as well as several individual partners, have been recognized by Chambers & Partners for their outstanding record of success in the past year in the fields of Government Enforcement Defense and General Commercial Litigation.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-receives-top-rankings-in-the-2015-edition-of-chambers-and-partners
2015 05 18

Marcus Green Discusses Monetizing Arbitration Awards in International Energy Disputes at the Global Forum on Dispute Resolution for Oil & Gas Industry

Kobre & Kim lawyer Marcus Green presented at the Global Forum on Dispute Resolution for Oil & Gas Industry in Amsterdam on May 18.

https://kobrekim.com/news/marcus-green-to-discuss-monetizing-arbitration-awards-in-international-energy-disputes-at-the-global-forum-on-dispute-resolution-for-oil-and-gas-industry
2015 05 14

On-Demand Webinar: Kobre & Kim's Caribbean and Asia Teams Discuss Approaches to Finding and Recovering Assets Hidden in Offshore Locations

During this webinar, a panel of Kobre & Kim’s globally recognized team discusses how sophisticated judgment debtors and fraudsters frequently protect assets by holding them in a variety of complex offshore structures and vehicles around the world and how combating these techniques often requires multifaceted strategies to ensure efficient and prompt recovery.

https://kobrekim.com/news/on-demand-webinar-kobre-and-kims-caribbean-and-asia-teams-discuss-approaches-to-finding-and-recovering-assets-hidden-in-offshore-locations
2015 05 8

William McGovern Discusses Latest Developments in Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Laws with the Hong Kong Lawyer

Hong Kong-based William McGovern shared with the Hong Kong Lawyer an overview of the latest developments in anti-bribery and anti-corruption legislation in Asia and what we can anticipate happening during the remainder of 2015.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-discusses-latest-developments-in-anti-bribery-and-anti-corruption-laws-with-the-hong-kong-lawyer
2015 05 7

Eric Snyder Discusses Criminal Tax Issues at the IBA 18th Annual Transnational Crime Conference

Eric Snyder served as a panel moderator at the International Bar Association’s 18th Annual Transnational Crime Conference in Berlin on May 7. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/eric-snyder-discusses-criminal-tax-issues-at-the-iba-18th-annual-transnational-crime-conference
2015 05 5

Sean Casey and William McGovern Discuss the Risks of FATCA at the OffshoreAlert Conference

Former U.S. government litigators Sean Casey and William McGovern, members of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team, presented at the OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami on May 5. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/partners-sean-casey-and-william-mcgovern-discuss-the-risks-of-fatca-at-the-offshorealert-conference
2015 05 4

Matthew Menchel Discusses U.S. Tax Enforcement at the OffshoreAlert Conference

Lead trial lawyer and Director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy Matthew Menchel presented at the OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami on May 4. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/partner-matthew-menchel-discusses-u.s.-tax-enforcement-at-the-offshorealert-conference
2015 04 28

Randall Arthur Sheds Light on Insolvency Law Landscape in Hong Kong and China

Hong Kong-based Randall Arthur shared with the Hong Kong Lawyer his insights into the insolvency law practice in Hong Kong and China. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/randall-arthur-sheds-light-on-insolvency-law-landscape-in-hong-kong-and-china
2015 04 22

Shaun Z. Wu Discusses Strategies and Best Practices for Outbound Arbitration and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

Shaun Wu, based in Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong office and a member of the firm’s International Judgment Enforcement & Offshore Asset Recovery Group, presented at the 5th Annual International Arbitration Summit organized by Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-z.-wu-discusses-strategies-and-best-practices-for-outbound-arbitration-and-enforcement-of-arbitral-awards-
2015 04 17

Stephen Hayes Discusses the Judicial Approach to Enforcing Creditor’s Rights

London-based lawyer Stephen Hayes discussed the challenges to cross-border judgment enforcement at the 10th annual CCICF Paris Seminar on “Management of Claims and Dispute Resolution” on April 17, 2015. 

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/stephen-hayes-discussed-the-judicial-approach-to-enforcing-creditors-rights
2015 04 16

Shaun Z. Wu Discusses Legal Risks in Commodity Financing at the Asian Banker Summit

Shaun Z. Wu, based in Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong office and a key member of the firm’s disputes and investigations team in China, discussed how to avoid and handle legal disputes arising from international financing transactions at the International Transaction Banking Convention, a major conference of the Asian Banker Summit. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/shaun-z.-wu-discusses-legal-risks-in-commodity-financing-at-the-asian-banker-summit
2015 04 15

Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong Team Presents at Inaugural InnoXcell Asia Symposium

William F. McGovern, Randall Arthur, and Shaun Z. Wu, based in the firm’s Hong Kong office, presented at the InnoXcell Asia Symposium 2015. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-hong-kong-team-presents-at-inaugural-innoxcell-asia-symposium-
2015 03 25

Steven Perlstein and Eric Bruce Discuss the Importance of Managing Data Security and Minimizing Risk Before the Data Breach Occurs

Experienced litigators and investigators Steven Perlstein and Eric Bruce examined the significance of managing data security during a webinar hosted by the Family Office Exchange. This timely discussion analyzed multiple strategies that can assist businesses in navigating the current environment of rapid technological developments and threats.

https://kobrekim.com/news/partners-steven-perlstein-and-eric-bruce-discuss-the-importance-of-managing-data-security-and-minimizing-risk-before-the-data-breach-occurs-
2015 03 18

William McGovern Discusses U.S. Enforcement Against Tax Evaders and Potential Risks in Asia

William McGovern, member of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team in Hong Kong, presented to a group of wealth managers and tax planners an update on recent U.S. enforcement relating to tax evasion and what could be next for Asia.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-discusses-u.s.-enforcement-against-tax-evaders-and-potential-risks-in-asia
2015 03 2

William McGovern Presents at U.S.-China Legal Summit

William McGovern and fellow panelists discussed the complexities of strategically navigating cross-border disputes and the current global regulatory climate at the U.S.-China Legal Summit presented by The American Lawyer and The Asian Lawyer

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-to-speak-at-u.s.-china-legal-summit
2015 03 2

Kobre & Kim Listed Among Top 10 Firms to Watch in Asia

Asian Legal Business (ALB), one of Asia’s most prominent legal publications, featured Kobre & Kim as one of the top 10 law firms to watch in Asia in 2015, which are smaller in size in the region but “big in potential.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-listed-among-top-10-firms-to-watch-in-asia
2015 02 27

Matthew Menchel Discusses Offshore Tax Evasion and Related Law Enforcement Issues at the International Litigation, Arbitration & Transactions Conference

Matthew Menchel, one of Kobre & Kim’s lead trial lawyers and the director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy, addressed issues relating to the U.S. government’s ramped-up efforts in prosecuting international tax evasion cases at the International Litigation, Arbitration & Transactions Conference presented by the Florida Bar International Law Section. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/partner-matthew-menchel-discusses-offshore-tax-evasion-and-related-law-enforcement-issues-at-the-international-litigation-arbitration-and-transactions-conference
2015 02 24

How Do You Recover the U.S. Assets of a Foreign Judgment Debtor? Chapter 15 Proceedings Might Help

In this article, Kobre & Kim lawyers Carrie Tendler, Jef Klazen, and Joshua Ray discuss the use of Chapter 15 to help recover U.S. assets.

https://kobrekim.com/news/how-do-you-recover-the-domestic-assets-of-a-foreign-judgment-debtor-chapter-15-proceedings-might-help
2015 02 23

Steven Kobre Named 'Litigator of the Week'

Kobre & Kim founding partner Steven Kobre and Herbert Stern of Stern & Kilcullen were named "Litigators of the Week" by The American Lawyer.

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-kobre-named-litigator-of-the-week
2015 02 23

Randall Arthur Discusses the Collapse of MyCoin and the Complexities of Hunting for Assets Globally

With the exposure of MyCoin as a classic Ponzi scheme, investors are scrambling to recover up to HK $3 billion (US $387 million) of assets from around the world. Randall Arthur, a lawyer based in the firm’s Hong Kong office, offers perspectives on the international search to recover investor money.

https://kobrekim.com/news/randall-arthur-discusses-the-collapse-of-mycoin-and-the-complexities-of-hunting-for-assets-globally
2015 02 18

Kobre & Kim Strengthens Asia Investigation Team With Another Former U.S. Government Lawyer in the Hong Kong Office

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Vasu Muthyala who joins the firm’s Asia Government Enforcement Defense team.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-strengthens-asia-investigations-team-with-new-hire
2015 02 17

William McGovern Discusses Potential Legal Risks Chinese Companies Face When Doing Business in the U.S.

In this article, Hong Kong-based lawyer William McGovern explores the legal risks many Chinese companies face when endeavoring to grow their business in the U.S.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-discusses-potential-legal-risks-chinese-companies-face-when-doing-business-in-the-u.s.
2015 02 13

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015

In the latest Chambers Asia-Pacific annual rankings for law firms and individual lawyers, Kobre & Kim’s Asia team received recognition for its insolvency and corporate investigations work.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-recognized-by-chambers-asia-pacific-2015-
2015 02 12

Kobre & Kim Expands IP Practice With Lateral Hire in San Francisco

We are pleased to announce the addition of Daniel Zaheer to our San Francisco office and the continued expansion of our Intellectual Property Litigation practice. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-expands-ip-practice-with-lateral-hire-in-san-francisco-
2015 02 12

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Recognized as Top Investigations and Business Crime Defense Lawyers by the Publishers of Global Investigations Review

Michael Kim, Steven Kobre, William McGovern, and Roger Burlingame of Kobre & Kim’s Government Enforcement Defense team have been recognized as leading lawyers this year in the areas of Business Crime Defense and Investigations by the publishers of the Global Investigations Review.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-partners-recognized-as-top-investigations-and-business-crime-defense-lawyers-by-the-publishers-of-global-investigations-review
2015 01 20

Kobre & Kim Launches SF Outpost With IP Focus

We are pleased to announce the opening of our San Francisco office. Leading the new office and the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice will be Michael Ng, who joins the firm as partner.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-launches-sf-outpost
2015 01 15

Jonathan Cogan to Moderate ALIS LAW Panel Discussion Concerning Joint Venture Disputes

Jonathan Cogan, a lawyer with significant experience litigating joint venture disputes in the hospitality space, will lead the panel discussion titled “Common Pitfalls in Joint Venture Agreements” at the inaugural Americas Lodging Investment Summit Law Conference for in-house counsel and law firms that represent real estate investors and developers. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/partner-jonathan-cogan-to-moderate-alis-law-panel-discussion-concerning-joint-venture-disputes
2015 01 9

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/hong-kong-attorneys-william-f.-mcgovern-and-john-han-share-their-thoughts-with-financeasia-on-what-to-expect-in-2015-year-of-the-asian-regulator
2015 01 7

Matthew Menchel to Discuss U.S. Tax Enforcement Across International Borders

Lead trial lawyer and Director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy Matthew Menchel gave a presentation at STEP Bahamas, “U.S. Tax Enforcement Across International Borders — A Discussion of the Raoul Weil Trial.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-partner-matthew-menchel-to-discuss-u.s.-tax-enforcement-across-international-borders-
2014 12 17

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robert-henoch-explains-why-the-pressure-is-on-for-israeli-banks
2014 11 24

Kobre & Kim Recommended By Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution in the BVI

Kobre & Kim’s British Virgin Islands team has been recognized as a leading dispute resolution practice in the BVI by Legal 500.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-recommended-by-legal-500-for-dispute-resolution-in-the-bvi
2014 11 17

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/steve-kobre-discusses-with-the-new-york-law-journal-privilege-in-cross-border-investigations
2014 11 14

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/carrie-a.-tendler-and-tim-prudhoe-analyze-the-increased-utility-of-chapter-15-bankruptcy-to-foreign-liquidators
2014 11 10

Kobre & Kim Partners on New York Law Journal Webinar

Together with the New York Law Journal, members of Kobre & Kim’s internationally recognized investigations practice evaluate the initial steps to take in establishing a plan for conducting an internal investigation, as well as privilege and attorney work product rules and what may not be considered protected pursuant to a foreign jurisdiction’s privilege and privacy laws.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-llp-partners-on-new-york-law-journal-webinar
2014 11 6

Matthew Menchel Named Litigator of the Week

Kobre & Kim would like to congratulate Matthew Menchel and Freshfields' Aaron Marcu on being named "Litigators of the Week" by The American Lawyer.

https://kobrekim.com/news/partner-matthew-menchel-named-litigator-of-the-week
2014 11 3

Kobre & Kim Achieves Landmark Acquittal for Raoul Weil, Former UBS Executive Accused of US $20 Billion Tax Evasion

In a major victory for the defense team, Raoul Weil, the highest-ranking Swiss banker to stand trial in the U.S., was acquitted by a federal jury on all charges of conspiring with wealthy Americans to hide US $20 billion in secret offshore accounts.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-achieves-acquittal-for-raoul-weil-former-ubs-executive-accused-of-us-20-billion-tax-evasion
2014 10 29

Kobre & Kim Named Top-Tier Firm for Anti-Corruption and Compliance in Hong Kong

Legal 500 Asia Pacific recognized Kobre & Kim as a tier-1 firm in Hong Kong for Regulatory: Anti-Corruption and Compliance in its 2015 guide.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-named-top-tier-firm-for-anti-corruption-and-compliance-in-hong-kong
2014 10 22

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-kobre-co-founder-of-kobre-and-kim-discusses-what-it-means-to-be-the-counsels-counsel
2014 10 21

Robert Henoch Presents at IBC Legal’s Financial Institutions Litigation 2014

Robert Henoch participated in the 4th Annual Financial Institutions Litigation conference on October 21 in London.

https://kobrekim.com/news/robert-henoch-presents-at-ibc-legals-financial-institutions-litigation-2014
2014 10 16

Andrew Lourie Presents at the American Conference Institute’s Miami Anti-Corruption Boot Camp

Andrew Lourie participated in ACI’s Anti-Corruption Conference on October 16 in Miami. Mr. Lourie and his co-panelists presented on the panel “How Directors and Officers Can Be Held Liable for Corruption Violations.”

https://kobrekim.com/news/andrew-lourie-presents-at-the-american-conference-institutes-miami-anti-corruption-boot-camp
2014 10 10

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Benchmark Litigation as “Truly Unique” with a “Dynamic, Aggressive Approach” to Cross-border Disputes & Investigations

This year, in addition to being ranked as a “Highly Recommended” firm for the New York Plaintiff category, Benchmark Litigation has also recognized Kobre & Kim as a New York-wide “Recommended” firm and as a Tier 2 firm in International Arbitration for the U.S.-wide category.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-recognized-by-benchmark-litigation-as-truly-unique-with-a-dynamic-aggressive-approach-to-cross-border-disputes-and-investigations
2014 10 10

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-lawyers-contribute-to-getting-the-deal-through-enforcement-of-foreign-judgments-2015
2014 10 10

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-international-judgment-enforcement-and-asset-recovery-team-contributes-to-getting-the-deal-through-asset-recovery-2015
2014 10 3

Kobre & Kim Bolsters Hong Kong Practice With New Hires

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce the expansion of its Hong Kong office with the addition of Randall Arthur and Gabrielle Liu.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-bolsters-hong-kong-practice-with-new-hires
2014 10 2

Eric Snyder Presents at the STEP Verein & Basel Conference

Eric Snyder participated in the 2014 STEP Verein and Basel Conference held on October 2 in Zurich.

https://kobrekim.com/news/eric-snyder-presents-at-the-step-verein-and-basel-conference
2014 09 11

Kobre & Kim Presents on Cross-Border Enforcement at Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2014

Kobre & Kim participated in a panel discussion titled “Enforcement: Ensuring you get the money you’re owed” at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2014 held on September 11 in Hong Kong.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-presents-on-cross-border-enforcement-at-asialaw-asia-pacific-dispute-resolution-summit-2014
2014 09 3

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/the-korean-governments-attempts-to-find-and-seize-assets-hidden-abroad-an-analysis-by-kobre-and-kims-korea-team
2014 08 12

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/korean-company-and-u.s.-legal-risk-in-preserving-documents-a-discussion-from-kobre-and-kims-korea-team
2014 08 5

Kobre & Kim Selected as Finalist for Asian Legal Business 2014 Boutique Law Firm of the Year Award

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce that the firm’s Hong Kong practice has been selected as a finalist for 2014 Boutique Law Firm of the Year by Asian Legal Business.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-selected-as-finalist-for-asian-legal-business-2014-boutique-law-firm-of-the-year-award
2014 07 29

Kobre & Kim Singled Out as Top Firm in Global Arbitration Review's 2014 Asset Recovery Guide

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-was-singled-out-as-a-top-firm-this-year-by-the-publishers-of-the-global-arbitration-review-in-its-2014-asset-recovery-guide.-
2014 07 29

Kobre & Kim Recognized as Top Firm for Asset Recovery by the Publishers of Global Arbitration Review

Kobre & Kim was singled out as a top firm this year by the publishers of the Global Arbitration Review in its 2014 Asset Recovery guide.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-llp-recognized-as-top-firm-for-asset-recovery-by-the-publishers-of-global-arbitration-review
2014 07 3

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/roger-burlingame-of-kobre-and-kim-london-featured-as-leading-former-federal-prosecutor-in-london-by-legal-week
2014 06 26

Legal 500 Announces Kobre & Kim as a Nationwide Leader in White-Collar Criminal Defense

This year’s Legal 500 U.S. rankings included high praise for Kobre & Kim’s government enforcement defense team, ranking the firm and several partners as one of the top U.S. White-Collar Criminal Defense firms nationwide.

https://kobrekim.com/news/legal-500-announces-kobre-and-kim-as-a-nationwide-leader-in-white-collar-criminal-defense
2014 06 18

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in the 2014 Edition of Chambers

Chambers has recognized several of Kobre & Kim’s offices and litigators for their aggressive, trial-ready litigation model and successes during the past year.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-receives-top-rankings-in-the-2014-edition-of-chambers
2014 06 11

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-korea-litigation-team-discusses-with-the-wall-street-journal-the-effectives-of-u.s.-tax-enforcement-on-korean-banks-
2014 06 11

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-mcgovern-of-kobre-and-kim-hong-kong-discusses-asias-increased-focus-on-global-banking-investigations-in-the-wall-street-journal
2014 06 1

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-offshore-tax-team-discusses-fatcas-global-reach-and-implications-for-offshore-professionals
2014 05 8

Now Available On Demand: Monetizing Large Judgments and Arbitration Awards

Kobre & Kim partnered with the Association of Corporate Counsel for a live webinar (now available on-demand) to discuss the hot-button issue of enforcing international judgments and arbitration awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/now-available-on-demand-monetizing-large-judgments-and-arbitration-awardsnew-news-page
2014 03 24

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-representation-of-chevron-in-gibraltar-profiled-in-the-american-lawyer-
2014 03 11

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-llp-presents-monetizing-large-judgments-and-arbitration-awards
2014 02 18

William F. McGovern Recognized Again as Leading Anti-Corruption Lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific

For the second year in a row, William McGovern, from Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong office, was ranked among the leading practitioners for his work in Dispute Resolution: Anticorruption in the 2014 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific.

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-f.-mcgovern-recognized-again-as-leading-anti-corruption-attorney-by-chambers-asia-pacific-
2014 02 17

Steven Kobre Recognized as Top Investigations Lawyer

Steven G. Kobre, co-founder of the firm, has been named one of the world’s leading investigations lawyers for 2014 by the publishers of Global Investigations Review. Mr. Kobre has earned a reputation as a foremost authority in this field for his numerous, successful government investigation and enforcement defense matters. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/steven-g.-kobre-recognized-as-foremost-authority-among-investigations-lawyers-and-forensic-experts
2013 11 12

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Names Kobre & Kim Law Firm of the Year

The firm is pleased to announce that NAPABA has named Kobre & Kim this year’s Law Firm of the Year.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-llp-named-law-firm-of-the-year-by-the-national-asian-pacific-american-bar-association
2013 11 4

Legal 500 Asia Pacific Recommends Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Practice

Kobre & Kim was recognized as a leading Hong Kong firm in the category of dispute resolution by the publishers of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-hong-kong-dispute-resolution-practice-recommended-by-the-legal-500-asia-pacific
2013 10 29

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Honors from Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation ranked Kobre & Kim in the highest category this year in its plaintiff category, noting the firm's “truly unique” conflict-free business model focusing on cross-border disputes involving US $50 million+.  

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-receives-top-honors-from-benchmark-litigation
2013 10 14

Kobre & Kim Contributes to Getting the Deal Through: Asset Recovery 2014

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-international-judgment-enforcement-and-asset-recovery-team-contributes-to-getting-the-deal-through-asset-recovery-2014
2013 10 10

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Contribute to Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Cayman Islands 2014

James Corbett QC and Pamella Mendez co-authored a chapter on the enforcement of foreign judgments in the Cayman Islands, exploring the common law provisions and principles the country provides in aid of the enforcement of foreign judgments.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-cayman-lawyers-contribute-to-getting-the-deal-through-enforcement-of-foreign-judgments-in-the-cayman-islands-2014
2013 09 19

Kobre & Kim Expands Conflict-Free London/Offshore Disputes Team

Kobre & Kim is pleased to welcome Andrew Stafford QC, who joins James Corbett QC (formerly of Serle Court) and Jalil Asif QC (formerly of 4 New Square), as the firm’s third English Queen’s Counsel.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-expands-conflict-free-londonoffshore-disputes-team-
2013 09 10

Kobre & Kim Hosts Third Annual Center for Trial Advocacy Event

On September 10, 2013, Kobre & Kim’s Center for Trial Advocacy held its third annual trial advocacy program, highlighting nationally recognized trial lawyers Dan Webb of Winston & Strawn LLP and Matt Menchel of Kobre & Kim.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-hosts-third-annual-center-for-trial-advocacy-event
2013 08 13

Kobre & Kim Named “Most Highly Regarded Firm” for International Judgment Enforcement/Asset Recovery

Kobre & Kim was ranked as one of the most highly regarded judgment enforcement/asset recovery firms in the world by the publishers of the Global Arbitration Review. In addition to the firm’s ranking, several of the firm’s lawyers were also recognized as outstanding practitioners in the field.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-llp-named-most-highly-regarded-firm-for-international-judgment-enforcement-asset-recovery-
2013 08 1

Kobre & Kim’s Center for Trial Advocacy Presents: How to Cross Examine an Expert Witness

Kobre & Kim LLP’s Center for Trial Advocacy Presents: How to Cross Examine an Expert Witness featuring Nationally Recognized Trial Attorneys – Dan Webb of Winston & Strawn LLP and Matthew Menchel of Kobre & Kim LLP.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-llps-center-for-trial-advocacy-presents-how-to-cross-examine-an-expert-witness
2013 07 31

Kobre & Kim Ranked “Highly Recommended” for International Investigations by Benchmark Litigation

Kobre & Kim continues to receive accolades for its Asia practice, this time in Benchmark Litigation’s Asia-Pacific rankings. The firm, which has been previously praised by the publication for its U.S. practice, was ranked as “Highly Recommended” in International Anti-Corruption Investigations for the Asia-Pacific region.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-llp-ranked-highly-recommended-for-international-investigations-by-benchmark-litigation
2013 07 9

Kobre & Kim International Arbitrations Team Contributes to International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2013

Members of Kobre & Kim’s International Arbitration team have authored chapters covering the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands in International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2013.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-international-arbitrations-team-contributes-to-international-comparative-legal-guide-to-international-arbitration-2013
2013 05 24

Kobre & Kim Ranked Top in the Nation by Chambers USA

Kobre & Kim has been recognized eight times for its white-collar and government investigation litigation practice in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-llp-ranked-top-in-the-nation-by-chambers-usa-americas-leading-lawyers-for-business
2013 05 24

Chambers & Partners Recognizes Kobre & Kim and Two Lawyers for Commercial Litigation

Kobre & Kim was recognized as a highly regarded firm in the area of New York Commercial Litigation by Chambers & Partners in its 2013 guide. The firm was praised for its skill in civil disputes and ability to handle cross-border litigation, with offices in London, the Caribbean, and beyond.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-llp-and-two-partners-recognized-for-commercial-litigation-by-chambers-and-partners
2013 04 23

Kobre & Kim Named Trial Firm of the Year

Kobre & Kim was recognized as the “Trial Firm of the Year” by Main Justice in its 2013 Best FCPA Lawyers Client Service Awards.  The award honors Kobre & Kim's exceptional representation of companies and executives in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and global anti-corruption matters. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-named-trial-firm-of-the-year
2013 04 10

Kobre & Kim Achieves Victory for DuPont in US $920 million Judgment Enforcement

Kobre & Kim’s International Judgment Enforcement Team achieved a key victory on behalf of client E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) in enforcing a US $920 million judgment against Kolon Industries Inc. a/k/a/ Kolon Corp., a South Korean conglomerate operating in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-achieves-victory-for-dupont-in-us-920-million-judgment-enforcement-
2013 03 19

MAXAM Settles Madoff-Related Dispute With Town of Fairfield

Kobre & Kim successfully negotiated a highly favorable settlement agreement for approximately 5% of the claimed damages on behalf of defendants MAXAM Capital Management LLC and related entities in a lawsuit filed by the town of Fairfield, Connecticut, and its associated retirement programs.

https://kobrekim.com/news/maxam-settles-madoff-related-dispute-with-town-of-fairfield
2013 03 18

Kobre & Kim Expands Conflict-Free Litigation Offering in Caribbean/Latin America with New Hires

Kobre & Kim has announced the expansion of its Miami office with the addition of John Couriel and Stephen Leontsinis, bolstering the firm’s practice in the Caribbean and South America.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-expands-conflict-free-litigation-offering-in-caribbeanlatin-america-with-new-hires
2013 03 18

Kobre & Kim’s International Judgment Enforcement Team Scouts New Territory in High-Profile Asset Tracing Matter

Kobre & Kim’s International Judgment Enforcement team scouted new legal territory in asset recovery on March 18 as firm co-founder Michael S. Kim argued in front of the New York State Court of Appeals that, under N.Y. C.P.L.R. § 5225(b), the New York courts have the authority to order Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) to turn over funds in possession of its Caribbean subsidiary, FirstCaribbean International Bank (FCIB), a 92%-owned subsidiary of the bank.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-international-judgment-enforcement-team-scouts-new-territory-in-high-profile-asset-tracing-matter-
2013 03 15

U.S. Court Rules FERC Lacked Jurisdiction in Amaranth Trader Case

Kobre & Kim persuaded the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit that the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) did not have jurisdiction to bring a manipulation case against Brian Hunter, the former head of Energy Trading for US $9 billion hedge fund Amaranth Advisors LLC, who had traded only in the commodities derivative markets.

https://kobrekim.com/news/u.s.-court-rules-ferc-lacked-jurisdiction-in-amaranth-trader-case
2013 02 28

William F. McGovern Recognized as Top Anti-Corruption Lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific

Head of Kobre & Kim's Hong Kong office William McGovern has been recognized for his outstanding work in Dispute Resolution: Anti-Corruption by Chambers Asia-Pacific. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/william-f.-mcgovern-recognized-as-top-anti-corruption-attorney-by-chambers-asia-pacific
2013 02 12

Kobre & Kim Ranked “Highly Recommended Firm” and Michael S. Kim Named “New York Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation

Kobre & Kim was recently recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a "Highly Recommended" firm in its New York plaintiff category, noting that “Kobre & Kim earns consistent mention by peers for expertise handling high-stakes cross-border disputes around the world.”  
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-llp-ranked-highly-recommended-firm-and-michael-s.-kim-named-new-york-litigation-star-by-benchmark-litigation
2013 02 12

Michael S. Kim Named a “Most Highly Regarded Individual” by Global Competition Review

Michael S. Kim was ranked one of the “Most Highly Regarded Individuals” for the Business Crime Defense category by the publishers of The Global Competition Review.
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/michael-s.-kim-named-a-most-highly-regarded-individual-by-publishers-of-the-global-competition-review
2013 02 12

The Asian Lawyer and Kobre & Kim Co-Host Webinar Series on International Judgment Enforcement

The Asian Lawyer and Kobre & Kim presented two webinars on the Challenges of international judgment enforcement, focused on the interplay between onshore and offshore jurisdictions, in particular China, the British Virgin Islands, and the Cayman Islands.

https://kobrekim.com/news/the-asian-lawyer-and-kobre-and-kim-co-host-webinar-series-on-international-judgment-enforcement
2013 02 1

Kobre & Kim Achieves US $30M Award for US Airways

Kobre & Kim successfully secured an award for $30 million on behalf of US Airways Inc. against its former broker-dealer Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. in a customer arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in New York. 
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-achieves-us-30m-award-for-us-airways-inc.
2012 12 7

Kobre & Kim Trial Lawyer Named Most Effective Lawyer in South Florida

Miami-based Matthew Menchel was recognized as this year’s Daily Business Review Most Effective Lawyer for the criminal justice category. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-trial-lawyer-named-most-effective-lawyer-in-south-florida
2012 12 1

Foreign Insolvency Judgments in the BVI: Recognition and Enforcement Post-Rubin

In this industry news update, experienced British Virgin Islands (BVI)practitioner Peter Tyers-Smith provides a synopsis of recent trends in the recognition and enforcement of cross-border insolvency judgments in the BVI, particularly in the context of U.S. judgments in the BVI.

https://kobrekim.com/news/foreign-insolvency-judgments-in-the-bvi-recognition-and-enforcement-post-rubin-england-and-wales-supreme-court-bvi-finance-december-2012
2012 09 10

Kobre & Kim Recognized as Leading International Judgment Enforcement/Asset Recovery Firm

Kobre & Kim was recently ranked as one of the most highly regarded judgment enforcement/asset recovery firms in the world by the publishers of the Global Arbitration Review.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-recognized-as-leading-international-judgment-enforcement-asset-recovery-firm
2012 07 9

Kobre & Kim Opens Cayman Islands Office

Kobre & Kim has announced the opening of an office in the Cayman Islands.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-opens-cayman-islands-office
2012 05 14

Kobre & Kim Expands Conflict-Free Offshore Litigation Offering With BVI Office

Kobre & Kim has announced the opening of an office in the British Virgin Islands.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-expands-conflict-free-offshore-litigation-offering-with-british-virgin-islands-office
2012 04 19

Kobre & Kim Hosts Second Annual Center for Trial Advocacy Event Featuring Nationally Recognized Trial Lawyers Roy Black and Matthew Menchel

Kobre & Kim’s Center for Trial Advocacy (CTA) held its second annual event highlighting nationally recognized trial lawyers Roy Black of Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf P.A. and Matthew Menchel of Kobre & Kim’s Miami office.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-hosts-second-annual-center-for-trial-advocacy-event-featuring-nationally-recognized-trial-attorneys-roy-black-and-matthew-menchel
2012 03 14

Kobre & Kim Obtains Successful Transfer of Key Legal Issues in US $230 Million+ Madoff-Related Litigation

Kobre & Kim represents MAXAM Capital, a fund-of-fund investment manager, as well as other MAXAM-affiliated individuals and entities, in litigation brought by the court-appointed trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-obtains-successful-transfer-of-key-legal-issues-in-us-230-million-madoff-related-litigation
2012 02 21

Kobre & Kim Plays Leading Role in Government Dropping Precedent-Setting FCPA Sting Prosecution

After two lengthy trials, several acquittals, and two hung juries, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that it was abandoning its high-profile "FCPA sting" prosecution. Citing the outcomes of the first two trials, the impact of evidentiary and legal rulings in favor of the defense, and the substantial resources required to proceed with four or more trials, the DOJ concluded that the continued prosecution of the case was unwarranted and requested that the court dismiss all open indictments.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-plays-leading-role-in-government-dropping-precedent-setting-fcpa-sting-prosecution
2011 12 12

Kobre & Kim Miami Partner Named Finalist in the Daily Business Review's 2011 Most Effective Lawyers Special Report

Andrew Lourie was selected as a finalist for the Daily Business Review's 2011 Most Effective Lawyers Award for the corporate securities category.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-miami-partner-named-finalist-in-the-daily-business-reviews-2011-most-effective-lawyers-special-report-
2011 09 27

Kobre & Kim Achieves Key Dismissal for Crunk LLC

Kobre & Kim recently won the dismissal of a putative class and derivative action in New York federal court over the transaction by which Solvi Brands LLC acquired substantially all of energy drink company Crunk LLC's assets.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-achieves-key-dismissal-for-crunk-llc
2011 09 10

Kobre & Kim's International Judgment Enforcement Team Featured on the Cover of The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal featured on its front page the efforts of Kobre & Kim on behalf of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to collect an unpaid tax bill of US $100 million+ owed by one of the world's most elusive figures, tech tycoon and ComputerLand founder William H. Millard.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-international-judgment-enforcement-team-featured-on-the-cover-of-the-wall-street-journal
2011 09 6

Jalil Asif QC Joins Kobre & Kim in London

In response to high demand in London for the services of a conflict-free firm devoted solely to litigation and arbitration, Kobre & Kim
has expanded its team with the addition of Jalil Asif QC. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/jalil-asif-qc-joins-kobre-and-kim-london
2011 07 11

Federal Judge Declares Mistrial in Precedent-Setting FCPA Enforcement Case Against Kobre & Kim Client

Kobre & Kim represented Pankesh Patel, an English businessman, in a precedent-setting Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, which resulted in a mistrial — widely heralded as a victory for the defense.

https://kobrekim.com/news/federal-judge-declares-mistrial-in-precedent-setting-fcpa-enforcement-case-against-kobre-and-kim-client
2011 05 17

Kobre & Kim Obtains Favorable Settlement for Hedge Funds in Dispute Arising Out of Breach of Securities Purchase Agreement

Kobre & Kim represented 13 plaintiff hedge funds in litigation against CEL-SCI Corporation, which recently resulted in a favorable multimillion-dollar settlement.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-obtains-favorable-settlement-for-hedge-funds-in-dispute-arising-out-of-breach-of-securities-purchase-agreement
2011 04 12

Kobre & Kim Launches Center for Trial Advocacy Program with Demonstration by Notable Trial Attorneys Matthew Menchel and Benjamin Brafman

Kobre & Kim's Center for Trial Advocacy (CTA) launched its inaugural event with a seminar led by prominent trial lawyers Matthew Menchel of Kobre & Kim (Miami) and Benjamin Brafman of Brafman & Associates.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-launches-center-for-trial-advocacy-program-with-demonstration-by-notable-trial-attorneys-matthew-menchel-and-benjamin-brafman
2011 04 2

Kobre & Kim Named “Firm to Watch” in Asian Legal Business Watchlist 2011

Kobre & Kim was named a firm to watch in Asia in 2011 by leading industry journal Asian Legal Business (ALB). The ALB Watchlist includes 10 firms predicted to make the greatest impact on legal headlines in Asia in the upcoming year.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-named-firm-to-watch-in-asian-legal-business-watchlist-2011
2010 11 22

Kobre & Kim Opens Hong Kong Office, Becomes First U.S. Litigation Firm to Offer an Integrated Global Platform

Kobre & Kim recently opened an office in Hong Kong, marking the first U.S. litigation firm to offer an integrated global platform of U.S.-qualified lawyers and UK-qualified barristers and solicitors practicing from offices in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-opens-hong-kong-office-and-becomes-the-first-u.s.-litigation-firm-to-offer-an-integrated-global-platform-
2010 09 1

Kobre & Kim Becomes One of the First Firms Composed of Both English Barristers and Solicitors and U.S.-Qualified Lawyers

Kobre & Kim became the first firm composed of English barristers and 
solicitors and U.S.-qualified lawyers to be licensed in the United
Kingdom as a legal disciplinary practice (LDP) under the new rules
governing the legal profession that came into effect March 2009.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-becomes-one-of-the-first-firms-composed-of-both-english-barristers-and-solicitors-and-u.s.-qualified-lawyers
2010 07 16

Kobre & Kim Wins Precedent-Setting International Asset Forfeiture Case in DC Circuit

Kobre & Kim prevailed against the U.S. government in the representation of Tiger Eye Investments Ltd., an investment company located in the Cayman Islands, before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-wins-precedent-setting-international-asset-forfeiture-case-in-d.c.-circuit
2010 04 1

Kobre & Kim’s Miami and New York Teams Successfully Remove Three Co-trustees from US $600 million+ Marital Trust

Kobre & Kim represents Mrs. Atkins Mersentes, widow of the late Atkins Diet creator Dr. Robert Atkins, in a series of litigations against three former co-trustees of the Veronica Atkins Marital Trust.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kims-miami-and-new-york-teams-successfully-remove-three-co-trustees-from-us-600-million-marital-trust
2010 03 9

Kobre & Kim Obtains Exceptional Result for Graduate Student Accused of Breaching Security at Newark Airport

Kobre & Kim achieved an exceptional result for Haisong Jiang, a Chinese Ph.D student at Rutgers University in New Jersey, who was charged with breaching security at Newark Liberty International Airport on January 3, 2010.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-obtains-exceptional-result-for-graduate-student-accused-of-breaching-security-at-newark-airport
2010 01 19

Kobre & Kim Represents Two Individuals in the Largest FCPA Prosecution of Individuals

Kobre & Kim represents two defendants in a case against 22 executives and employees of military and law enforcement supply companies brought under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-represents-two-individuals-in-the-largest-fcpa-prosecution-of-individuals
2009 12 22

Kobre & Kim Represents Hedge Fund Managing Director Extradited and Held on $300 Million Fraud Charge

Kobre & Kim represents Philip Baker, managing director of collapsed Chicago hedge fund Lake Shore Asset Management Ltd., in
connection with allegations by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for
the Northern District of Illinois of securities fraud, wire fraud, and
related crimes. Kobre & Kim lawyers also managed the extradition
of our client from Germany to the U.S.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-represents-hedge-fund-managing-director-extradited-and-held-on-300-million-fraud-charge
2009 11 9

Kobre & Kim Represents Hedge Fund Manager in Galleon Insider Trading Investigation

In the biggest insider trading case involving hedge funds in history and
the first ever to employ wiretaps, Kobre & Kim represents a hedge
fund manager in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York prosecutions of the Galleon insider trading case.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-represents-hedge-fund-manager-in-galleon-insider-trading-investigation-
2009 03 5

Kobre & Kim Represents Former KBR Employee in FCPA Prosecution

Kobre & Kim represents a private client in connection with a federal
investigation regarding an alleged scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-represents-former-kbr-employee-in-fcpa-prosecution
2009 01 30

Kobre & Kim Represents Hedge Fund in Suit Over Madoff Losses

Kobre & Kim represented MAXAM Absolute Return Fund in connection
with attempts to recover US $280 million investments in the Bernard L.
Madoff Investment Securities LLC fraud, and defense against potential
lawsuits by investors in MAXAM-managed funds, as well as associated
purported class actions. 
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-represents-hedge-fund-in-suit-over-madoff-losses
2008 12 22

Kobre & Kim Represents Hedge Fund Administrator in Madoff Fraud

Kobre & Kim represented a hedge fund administrator in successfully compelling arbitration of two derivative actions in New York state in connection with the administrator's work for a Madoff Securities feeder fund.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-represents-hedge-fund-administrator-in-madoff-fraud
2008 10 6

Kobre & Kim Represents Institutional Investor in Petters Worldwide Fraud

Kobre & Kim represented an institutional investor that lost
approximately US $1.1 billion in the Petters Worldwide fraud, currently
undergoing bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota. 
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-represents-institutional-investor-in-petters-worldwide-fraud
2008 09 14

Kobre & Kim Obtains Order Vacating Client's Conviction and New Trial Granted in International Extradition Case

Kobre & Kim successfully persuaded the Pennsylvania appellate courts to vacate the conviction of a client charged with a serious felony and to grant a new trial on less-serious charges. 
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-obtains-order-vacating-clients-conviction-and-new-trial-granted-in-international-extradition-case
2008 05 14

Kobre & Kim Represents New York City Official Accused of Soliciting Bribes

Kobre & Kim represents a public official of the New York City Department of Education charged in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York with alleged bribery and extortion in connection with an alleged decades-long conspiracy involving the assignment and inspection of school bus routes.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-represents-new-york-city-official-accused-of-soliciting-bribes
2008 01 23

Kobre & Kim Represents Former Officer in Monster.com Options-Backdating Scandal

Kobre & Kim represents a former top officer of Monster, the parent of job-search website Monster.com, in connection with a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation and derivative litigation arising from alleged backdating of employee stock options grants.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-represents-former-officer-in-monster.com-options-backdating-scandal
2007 07 24

Kobre & Kim Represents Brian Hunter, Former Head of Energy Trading for Amaranth Advisors, in Various Litigations

In one of the most talked-about hedge fund collapses of recent times, Kobre & Kim represents Brian Hunter, the former head of Energy Trading for US $9 billion hedge fund Amaranth Advisors LLC, in civil litigation and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulatory enforcement actions for alleged market manipulation of natural gas futures.

https://kobrekim.com/news/kobre-and-kim-represents-brian-hunter-former-head-of-energy-trading-for-amaranth-advisors-in-various-litigations

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