Government Enforcement Defense

Our trial lawyers have extensive experience aggressively defending clients in high-profile cases against the government. Our criminal and regulatory practice is primarily cross-border, often involving simultaneous investigations by law enforcement authorities in several countries. We are one of the only firms with former U.S. prosecutors permanently stationed in offices in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


Events December 4, 2019

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.

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Events December 2, 2019

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.

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Events December 2, 2019

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.

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Events November 8, 2019

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.

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Publications November 4, 2019

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.

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Publications November 1, 2019

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.

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Publications October 30, 2019

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.

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Publications October 28, 2019

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.”

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Publications October 23, 2019

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.

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Events October 2, 2019

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.

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Events September 24, 2019

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.

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Publications September 24, 2019

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.

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Events September 20, 2019

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.

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Events September 20, 2019

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.

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Publications September 10, 2019

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.

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