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.


November 17, 2017

Jalil Asif QC and Pam Mitchell Discuss the Cayman Islands Judgement 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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October 3, 2017

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.

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September 29, 2017

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.  

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September 29, 2017

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.

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September 29, 2017

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.

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