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.

December 11, 2017

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.

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December 6, 2017

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.

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December 6, 2017

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.

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November 30, 2017

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.

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November 17, 2017

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.

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November 16, 2017

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.

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November 13, 2017

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. 

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November 6, 2017

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.

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November 3, 2017

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.

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November 1, 2017

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.


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November 1, 2017

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. 

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October 25, 2017

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.

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October 24, 2017

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. 

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October 16, 2017

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.

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October 12, 2017

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.

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