Kim focuses on crisis management as well as the defense of white-collar criminal, Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission enforcement investigations and related civil litigation.
She represents institutions and individuals in matters involving allegations of market manipulation, fraud, money laundering, insider trading, bribery, tax avoidance, cartel and other anticompetitive activity. Additionally, Kim advises businesses on the response to and management of enterprise threatening events as they arise in her clients’ global operations, ranging from data breaches to dawn raids.
Kim is also the global co-head of our sanctions and trade group and regularly advises clients on US economic sanctions and export controls as well as on issues related to privacy and cybersecurity.
Advising one of the world’s largest banks in investigations by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC), and other regulators around the world into alleged manipulation and collusion in the setting of prices for gold, silver and other precious metals.
Winning the acquittal in a federal jury trial of Raoul Weil, former CEO of UBS’s wealth management division, the most senior Swiss banker charged in the DOJ’s long-running crackdown on Swiss banks and bankers for allegedly assisting US taxpayers in evading billions of dollars of US taxes on assets secretly held in Switzerland.
Advising a multinational hospitality group on its multijurisdictional response to an unprecedented cybersecurity breach.
Advising an international bank in investigations by DOJ, SEC and UK Financial Conduct Authority concerning our client’s involvement in loan transactions in Africa that subsequently defaulted.
Advising one of the world’s largest banks in investigations by the DOJ, the CFTC, the UK Financial Conduct Authority, the European Commission, and other state and national enforcement authorities into an alleged scheme to manipulate the setting of the Libor and Euribor reference rates.
Representing a Fortune 500 manufacturing company in an inquiry conducted by the DOJ into alleged corrupt payments in the Middle East.
Advising financial institutions, corporates and private equity clients on a range of economic sanctions compliance issues, including before the US Department of State and Office of Foreign Assets Control.