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Jason J. Kang
Lawyer
Hong Kong
ICBC Tower, 6th Floor
3 Garden Road
Central, Hong Kong
+852 2127 3224
Hong Kong
ICBC Tower, 6th Floor
3 Garden Road
Central, Hong Kong
+852 2127 3224

Jason Kang is a China-focused litigator who focuses on cross-border shareholder and joint venture disputes, international judgment enforcement and cross-border insolvency matters. Mr. Kang has acted in a wide range of China-Foreign disputes involving governments, state-owned enterprises, multinational corporations and high-net worth individuals, including litigations in Hong Kong and other offshore jurisdictions such as the British Virgin Islands, and arbitrations under the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC) and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Mr. Kang is particularly experienced in advising Chinese high-net-worth individuals and companies, including Chinese state-owned enterprises, in cross-border disputes and matters involving outbound investments and joint ventures.

Before joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. Kang worked at the Hong Kong office of Stephenson Harwood, where he advised clients in complex commercial and intellectual property disputes.

Admissions

  • Solicitor, Hong Kong

Education

  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, JD
  • Nanjing University, LLB (PRC Law)

Languages

  • Mandarin

Select Engagements

  • Representation of an interested party in connection with certain international aspects of a potential PRC Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) regulatory investigation into a transaction involving China and Hong Kong operations for over US $2 billion.
  • Representation of a Chinese majority shareholder and guarantor in a complex shareholder dispute subject to the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center arbitration against a large asset management company and its appointed receiver, with US$40 million+ at stake.
  • Representation of a high net-worth Chinese individual in a Hong Kong High Court litigation relating to dispute over ownership of majority shares in a holding company.
  • Representation of a large Chinese conglomerate subject to International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration in Singapore against a large multinational network technology corporation arising out of a supply and licensing agreement.
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 company in implementing a global insolvency and enforcement strategy against a company accused of funding and supporting a multi-billion dollar fraud.
  • Representation of a Fortune 500 company defrauded of US$65 million+ in recovering the funds from various entities in Hong Kong and mainland China.
  • Representation of a judgment creditor in Korea in the international enforcement of a high-value judgment affirmed by the Supreme court of the Republic of Korea against a judgment debtor with operations and assets in Hong Kong, the British Virgin Islands, Canada and several other locations.
  • Representation of a major multinational company in an internal investigation regarding possible fraud and Foreign Corrupt Practice Act issues stemming from its operation in Asia.
  • Representation of a leading Chinese bank’s overseas branch in a Mareva injunction application in Hong Kong.
  • Representation of a Chinese state-owned enterprise in an International Chamber of Commerce international arbitration in Vienna in relation to disputes over ship-building contracts.
  • Representation of a leading Chinese company in a multijurisdictional patent and copyright dispute in China, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa.
 

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, Enforcement of Judgments, Awards & Deeds in Commercial Matters — Hong Kong (Thomson Reuters, 2013)
  • Co-author, Data Protection Multi-Jurisdictional Guide — Hong Kong (Practical Law Company, 2013)

Credentials

Admissions

  • Solicitor, Hong Kong

Education

  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, JD
  • Nanjing University, LLB (PRC Law)

Languages

  • Mandarin

Engagements

  • Representation of an interested party in connection with certain international aspects of a potential PRC Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) regulatory investigation into a transaction involving China and Hong Kong operations for over US $2 billion.
  • Representation of a Chinese majority shareholder and guarantor in a complex shareholder dispute subject to the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center arbitration against a large asset management company and its appointed receiver, with US$40 million+ at stake.
  • Representation of a high net-worth Chinese individual in a Hong Kong High Court litigation relating to dispute over ownership of majority shares in a holding company.
  • Representation of a large Chinese conglomerate subject to International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration in Singapore against a large multinational network technology corporation arising out of a supply and licensing agreement.
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 company in implementing a global insolvency and enforcement strategy against a company accused of funding and supporting a multi-billion dollar fraud.
  • Representation of a Fortune 500 company defrauded of US$65 million+ in recovering the funds from various entities in Hong Kong and mainland China.
  • Representation of a judgment creditor in Korea in the international enforcement of a high-value judgment affirmed by the Supreme court of the Republic of Korea against a judgment debtor with operations and assets in Hong Kong, the British Virgin Islands, Canada and several other locations.
  • Representation of a major multinational company in an internal investigation regarding possible fraud and Foreign Corrupt Practice Act issues stemming from its operation in Asia.
  • Representation of a leading Chinese bank’s overseas branch in a Mareva injunction application in Hong Kong.
  • Representation of a Chinese state-owned enterprise in an International Chamber of Commerce international arbitration in Vienna in relation to disputes over ship-building contracts.
  • Representation of a leading Chinese company in a multijurisdictional patent and copyright dispute in China, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa.

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, Enforcement of Judgments, Awards & Deeds in Commercial Matters — Hong Kong (Thomson Reuters, 2013)
  • Co-author, Data Protection Multi-Jurisdictional Guide — Hong Kong (Practical Law Company, 2013)