Kobre & Kim

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800 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022, United States
Contact: Kenya Jiu, Marketing Manager
Phone: 212 488 1200
Areas of Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Action
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Litigation
  • Securities Law
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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • New York
Other Countries
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Hong Kong
  • Israel
  • South Korea
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

Judgment Creditors, Take Notice: A PRC Court Recognized a U.S. Civil Monetary Judgmentfor the First Time

For the first time, a China (PRC) court has recognized a U.S. civil monetary judgment, signaling positive — but not surefire — momentum toward enhanced international judicial assistance for creditors from the PRC…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Finance & Banking

Market Participants, Beware: New CFTC Authority to Police Underlying Commodity Markets Sounds Alarms Beyond Digital Currency Sector

Last month, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed its first ever anti-fraud action targeting bitcoin trading. In CFTC v. Gelfman, the CFTC charged a company and its founder with fraudulently soliciting…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

Four New Risks Under China’s New Cybersecurity Law for Companies With Cross-Border IT Networks

Companies operating in China that keep data offshore face great uncertainty under China’s new cybersecurity law, which came into effect June 1. The law imposes cybersecurity and data privacy requirements on two categories…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Elections & Politics, Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Three Urgent Questions to Ask When Trade Secrets Migrate Across Borders

Today’s employees can quickly become tomorrow’s trade rivals. Seamless information-sharing among an increasingly global workforce is great — until key knowledge lands in competitors’ hands. It may be tempting for teams and…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

When Shareholders Seek the Reins:Bringing Offshore Derivative Claims

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) holds a long-established dominant market position for the incorporation of holding companies and special-purpose vehicles often used to facilitate joint venture agreements. Similarly, the Cayman…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

China's State Secret Laws: Five Unique Risks for Working With SOEs

Despite opening its borders, the Chinese state still controls certain industries through majority or sole ownership. To participate in these industries, multinational companies must often set up equity or contractual joint…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Taking Evidence Between Hong Kong and the PRC Just Got Easier

A mutual arrangement between Hong Kong and China to take evidence in civil and commercial cases that took effect earlier this year makes it easier for litigants in those jurisdictions to obtain evidence in the other…more
 /  Civil Procedure, International Law & Trade

China State Secrets: What Multinational Companies Need to Know

Multinational companies in China used to have the luxury of focusing their regulatory efforts primarily on compliance with the laws of their home countries, relegating China’s state secrets laws to something only of concern to…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

U.S. Witnesses Are at Risk in UK Proceedings: 3 Ways to Protect Your Client

Given the differences between the U.S. and UK’s standards for preparing witnesses, the oral evidence that a U.S. witness gives in a UK court is particularly vulnerable to attack and subjugation by a UK judge or opposing party…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Top Four Trends From INSOL Sydney 2017

On the heels of the recent INSOL Quadrennial Congress, which took place in Sydney, Australia, Kobre & Kim’s global bankruptcy and debtor-creditor disputes team joined colleagues from around the world to discuss developing trends…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Three Considerations for Strategizing an Effective Response to a Surprise Asset Seizure by the U.S. Government

U.S. authorities that are investigating a client can wreak havoc with a surprise asset seizure, even before filing criminal charges or a civil forfeiture complaint against those assets. How do you properly advise a client whose…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Dealing With Judgment Enforcement in Hong Kong? Two Key Misconceptions to Dispel

Due to its proximity and relationship with the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong has, at times, suffered from the misconception that it is a difficult jurisdiction within which to freeze assets and enforce judgments or…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

China’s New Graft-Buster and What It Means for Multinational Companies Operating There

As China’s anti-corruption campaign continues to make headlines, a new pilot program promises to streamline regulation, foreboding increased scrutiny and harsher punishments for multinational companies operating there. Endorsed…more
 /  Business Organizations, Criminal Law, International Law & Trade

Accused of Taking Confidential Information? Five Immediate Steps That Can Limit Risk

Disputes over trade secrets and confidential information have increased dramatically in recent years. Often arising after a business hires an employee from a competitor, a proposed acquisition falls through, or information is…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

Avoiding Bribery Violations During This Year’s Gift-Giving Season in Korea

Happy New Year of the rooster! This week marks the beginning of Seollal, or the Lunar New Year, which is one of the most significant holidays in Korea and the greater Asia region. During this celebratory season, multinational…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, International Law & Trade
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