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.


Firm News September 23, 2022

Kobre & Kim Honors Miriam Naveira Merely for National Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Kobre & Kim is highlighting and reflecting on the unique contributions made by Hispanic individuals to American society both inside and outside of the legal industry. Today, we honor late Judge Miriam Naveira Merely. 

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Firm News August 10, 2022

Kobre & Kim Elevates Daniel S. Lee to Partner, Strengthening International Private Client Offering

SEOUL, AUGUST 10, 2022 – Kobre & Kim has elected Daniel S. Lee to partner, effective August 1, 2022. Mr. Lee’s elevation underscores the firm’s continued innovations in cross-border solutions for clients, including ultra-high-net-worth individuals (“UHWNIs”) facing government enforcement, asset forfeiture and reputation challenges in Asia and globally.

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Firm News July 21, 2022

President of Inter Milan and Suning Founder's Son, Steven Zhang, Liable for over US$255 million in Hong Kong judgment and Sued in Italy Alongside Inter Milan

On 19 July 2022, the Hong Kong High Court handed down its decision granting summary judgment against Steven Zhang, president of the Italian football club Inter Milan and son of Suning Group’s founder Zhang Jindong, for over US$255 million in outstanding debts held by Suning Xiaodian.

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Firm News June 23, 2022

Kobre & Kim and Human Rights First Gain Asylum for Pro Bono Client

On May 31, 2022, Kobre & Kim succeeded in gaining asylum for a client, K, working with Human Rights First in our commitment to pro bono work. 

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Firm News June 21, 2022

Jalil Asif KC Becomes an Advisor to Grand Court of the Cayman Islands Rules Committee

At the invitation of the Chief Justice of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, the Attorney General and other members, Jalil Asif KC has become an advisor to the Grand Court Rules Committee. 

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Firm News June 7, 2022

Andrew Stafford KC Named to Law360 International Arbitration Editorial Advisory Board

Andrew Stafford KC has been named to Law360’s 2022 International Arbitration Editorial Board. The editorial advisory board provides feedback on Law360’s coverage and expert insight on how best to shape future coverage.

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Firm News June 2, 2022

Harvey Boulter Awarded Indemnity Costs In Dispute with Liquidators of Enigma Diagnostics

On May 17, 2022, the Honourable Justice David Doyle, CBE, in the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, awarded Harvey Boulter indemnity costs incurred in his successful defense of proceedings raising serious allegations of fraud brought by the liquidators of Enigma Diagnostics Limited.

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Firm News May 27, 2022

Kobre & Kim Honors Helen Zia for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Kobre & Kim is reflecting on the achievements of Asian Americans in and out of the legal industry. Today, we honor Helen Zia for her activism and leadership in the Asian American community.

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Firm News May 20, 2022

Kobre & Kim Honors Dalip Singh Saund for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Kobre & Kim is reflecting on the achievements of Asian Americans inside and outside of the legal industry. Today, we honor Dalip Singh Saund for his leadership and accomplishments working on behalf of Asian Americans.

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Firm News May 18, 2022

Sacramento-based Propel Fuels Sues Phillips 66 Over Alleged Trade-Secrets Heist

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2022 -- Propel Fuels, Inc. ("Propel"), a retailer of low-carbon fuels at branded stations throughout California, has filed a lawsuit against Phillips 66 Company ("Phillips 66"), claiming the Texas-based oil company misappropriated Propel's trade secrets and engaged in unlawful business practices in violation of California's Uniform Trade Secrets Act and Unfair Competition Law.

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Firm News May 13, 2022

Kobre & Kim Honors Dale Minami for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Kobre & Kim is reflecting on the achievements of Asian Americans in and out of the legal industry. Today, we honor Dale Minami for his leadership and accomplishments working on behalf of Asian Americans.

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Firm News May 10, 2022

Kobre & Kim and Human Rights First Win Asylum for Pro Bono Client

On May 2, 2022, Kobre & Kim succeeded in gaining asylum for a client, Jackie, and her two children, in a partnership with Human Rights First as part of our continued commitment to pro bono work.

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Firm News May 6, 2022

Kobre & Kim Honors Milestones in the U.S. Federal Judiciary for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Kobre & Kim is reflecting on the achievements and representation of Asian Americans in the United States judiciary. 

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Firm News March 28, 2022

British entrepreneur Harvey Boulter exonerated after UK liquidators’ allegations of fraud are rejected in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands

Kobre & Kim has secured a victory in the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands for Harvey Boulter in proceedings arising from his former role as a director of two Cayman companies within his own venture capital group, Porton Capital, as well as his role as a director of Enigma Diagnostics Ltd. 

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Firm News March 24, 2022

Spain’s Emeritus King Denied Right to Sovereign Immunity in Harassment Case

The High Court of Justice in the UK ruled today that Juan Carlos de Borbón y Borbón, the King Emeritus of Spain, does not have the right to sovereign immunity in relation to the claim brought against him by Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein in the English courts.

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