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.


Accolades July 22, 2021

Kobre & Kim and Robin Rathmell Recognized in Chambers and Partners’ High Net Worth Financial Crime Rankings

In Chambers and Partners’ latest High Net Worth Guide Rankings, both Kobre & Kim and Robin Rathmell have been recognized in Band 2 of the “Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals in UK Rankings.”

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Accolades July 15, 2021

Adriana Riviere-Badell Recognized as Among Top 1.4% of Florida Attorneys in Florida Trend

In the latest edition of Florida Trend’s “Florida Legal Elite,” Kobre & Kim’s Adriana Riviere-Badell was recognized among the top 1.4% of Florida attorneys.

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Events July 12, 2021

Polly Wilkins Joins STEP Webinar on Developments in Defamation and Privacy

In the era of social media and the 24/7 news cycle, reputation and privacy have never been more important to high-net-worth individuals and private clients. Kobre & Kim’s Polly Wilkins, a recognized leader in reputation management, discussed the latest trends in defamation and privacy in a STEP City of London webinar on July 12, 2021.

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Events July 12, 2021

Should Distressed Chinese Companies Restructure? Jason Kang Joins Panel at China NPL Management and Restructuring Summit

The global economic downturn has left a growing wave of defaults and non-performing loans (NPLs) in its wake in China. At the end of 2020, the Chinese banking sector’s NPL balance amounted to 3.5 trillion yuan. Kobre & Kim’s Jason Kang will join a panel discussion at the 7th China NPL Management and Restructuring Summit in Shanghai on what distressed Chinese companies can do on July 15, 11:30 am local time.

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Accolades July 9, 2021

Kobre & Kim and IP Litigators Michael Ng, Daniel Zaheer and Michael Rosen Recognized By IAM Patent 1000

Kobre & Kim and its intellectual property (IP) lawyers Michael Ng, Daniel Zaheer and Michael Rosen have been recognized in the latest 2021 IAM Patent 1000, which lists the leading IP law firms and practitioners around the world.

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Accolades June 28, 2021

Chambers & Partners Ranks “Market Leader” Kobre & Kim and Founder Michael Kim at Top of Asset Recovery Rankings

In the latest Chambers & Partners “Global-wide Asset Tracing & Recovery Rankings,” both Kobre & Kim and founding partner Michael Kim were recognized in Band 1.

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Events June 24, 2021

Daniel Lee to Join Panel on Managing the Discovery Process of Cross-Border Disputes

Korean companies face an increasing number of cross-border disputes that require costly and complex discovery processes. Alongside the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL), Kobre & Kim’s Daniel Lee will join a panel to discuss managing the complexities of discovery in cross-border litigation matters on Monday, June 28 at 12:00 PM GMT / 9:00 PM KST.

 

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Events June 22, 2021

Kobre & Kim Joins Latin America Digital Asset Recovery Panel with Pinheiro Neto Advogados, TozziniFreire and Chainalysis, Inc.

The cryptocurrency boom and lagging government regulations are colliding in Latin America, exposing digital assets to fraudulent activity. Kobre & Kim and the Brazilian Chamber of Digital Commerce will discuss recovering misappropriated assets at the co-hosted webinar, “How to Trace and Recover Cryptoassets,” on June 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM ET / 11:00 AM BRT.

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Events June 17, 2021

Michael Rosen Moderates American Enterprise Institute Panel on COVID-19 Vaccine Patent Waiver

Will waiving intellectual property (IP) protections for COVID-19 vaccines, which U.S. President Joe Biden has announced support for, do more harm than good? Kobre & Kim’s Michael Rosen, who focuses on cross-border IP disputes, moderated an American Enterprise Institute panel discussing this from multiple perspectives at 9:30 am ET, June 17, 2021.

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Events June 14, 2021

Farrington Yates to Join Panel on Investment Opportunities of Brazilian Bankruptcy Law Reform

With the recent reform of the Brazilian Bankruptcy Law, Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates will join a Brazil-Florida Business Council panel to discuss the opportunities presented to international investors at 5pm Miami time/6pm São Paulo time, June 16, 2021.

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Events June 9, 2021

Jonathan Cogan and Benjamin Sauter To Share Commodities and Derivatives Enforcement Defense Strategies at Chicago Bar Association Event

American commodities and derivatives regulators, including the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as well as the U.S. Department of Justice, have in recent years taken increasingly aggressive stances against traders, a trend that shows no sign of stopping.

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Firm News June 4, 2021

Kobre & Kim Honors Patsy Mink to Conclude Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

As we conclude the celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Kobre & Kim honors trailblazing attorney and public servant Patsy T. Mink. 

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Firm News June 1, 2021

Former Executives, Represented by Kobre & Kim, Defeat AIG Financial Products Corp’s Motion to Dismiss US $185 Million Lawsuit

In a win for former AIG executives represented by Kobre & Kim, a Connecticut state judge rejected AIG Financial Products Corp’s (AIGFP) motion to strike the plaintiffs’ complaint over US $185 million owed from their deferred compensation accounts.

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Events May 27, 2021

Farrington Yates, Daniel Saval and Evelyn Sheehan Speak at Asset Recovery Americas 2021 Virtual Conference

A trio of Kobre & Kim lawyers with extensive backgrounds in Asset Recovery are all making an appearance at the 2021 Asset Recovery Americas Virtual Conference on May 27, 2021.

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Events May 26, 2021

Leif Simonson to Lead Panel on Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments

When a debtor’s assets are located outside of the jurisdiction where a judgment was obtained, how should attorneys approach recovery of these assets? Kobre & Kim’s Leif Simonson will moderate and speak on a panel on obtaining recognition and enforcement of judgments across borders at the first annual International Litigation Skills Conference hosted by the American Bar Association on May 27, 2021 at 12:45 pm EDT. 

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