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Wade Weems - Kobre & Kim - Shanghai

Wade Weems

Kobre & Kim

Tel: +86 21 3210 2189
Email: wade.weems@kobrekim.com


Practice areas

Government enforcement defence; Investigation, examination & monitorship; Offensive investigation; Claims monetisation and dilution


Wade Weems is a partner at Kobre & Kim, based in the firm’s Shanghai Office and specialising in disputes and investigation related to cross-border white-collar crime and US government enforcement actions.

Weems counsels corporations and individuals with Asia ties in cross-border criminal cases and internal investigations stemming from US government enforcement actions, particularly those alleging bribery or involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, theft, fraud and money laundering. Weems also advocates for clients affected by export control restrictions and sanctions issued by the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the US Department of Commerce.

Wade was a former prosecutor at the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) criminal fraud section and national security division, and was also a trial lawyer with the DOJ in the national security division’s counter-intelligence and export control section, where he handled highly sensitive national security cases involving economic espionage and trade secret theft, export control violations, and violations of US economic sanctions regimes.

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