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Kobre & Kim

Corporate Investigations

1 ranked lawyersBand 3ChinaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Disputes and investigations specialist renowned for its personalised service and discreet approach to highly sensitive matters. On top of private practice work, the team possesses decades' worth of experience working for US regulators and in-house for global financial institutions. Frequently assists clients operating in China with US government inquiries and enforcement actions. Noted for its skilful representation of individuals in cases involving allegations of fraud, misappropriation, money laundering and sanctions violations.

Strengths

"I rate them - they are a real boutique in the white-collar space and they're staffed by ex-government enforcement officials," reports a peer.

Another source highlights the team's "hardcore practitioners who can handle government-facing work," underlining it as "good for US white-collar work specifically."

Notable practitioners

Vasu Muthyala continues to win recognition from the market for his insight into anti-bribery matters and experience gained from his former role with the US DOJ. A commentator reports: "I have found him to be knowledgeable and excellent to work with, and would have no hesitation in working with him again on future matters." The source also notes: "His US government experience has been very useful."

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Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)


Vasu Muthyala
Band 2