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.


Events October 23, 2020

Jeremy Bressman to Join Virtual Panel on Asset Recovery in the Middle East

As the Middle East’s economic power rises, asset recovery is becoming more in demand, and practitioners will need to understand its intricacies in the region. Join Kobre & Kim’s Israel-based Jeremy Bressman as he speaks on a panel in the ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE Middle East Give Me My Money digital conference at 5pm Dubai time/1pm London time, October 27, 2020.

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Firm News October 13, 2020

Kobre & Kim Honors Gabriela Mistral for Hispanic Heritage Month

To celebrate the Hispanic Heritage Month, today we honor the award-winning poet and writer Gabriela Mistral for her unique contributions.

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Events October 8, 2020

John Han Joins Virtual Panel on Reputation Management in the Wake of Fraud Allegations

Accusations of fraud can dominate headlines and ruin the reputation of the accused, especially if they turn out to be innocent. Join Kobre & Kim’s John Han as he speaks on an Asset Recovery Asia virtual panel about how defendants can deal with the press and reclaim control of the public narrative on October 12, 3pm Singapore time.

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Firm News October 7, 2020

Kobre & Kim Welcomes Accomplished APAC Offshore Lawyer Timothy Haynes in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, October 7, 2020 – Seasoned offshore disputes and insolvency lawyer Timothy Haynes has joined Kobre & Kim as a partner in its Hong Kong office.

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Accolades October 5, 2020

Kobre & Kim Recognized as Top White-Collar Crime Defense Law Firm by Legal500 UK

Legal500 has once again recognized Kobre & Kim as a leading “Fraud: White-Collar Crime” law firm in their 2021 UK rankings.

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Firm News October 2, 2020

Kobre & Kim Honors Rafael (Ralph) Carlos Estrada for Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Kobre & Kim will highlight and reflect on the unique contributions made by Latinx individuals both inside and outside of the legal industry. Today, we honor late lawyer and civil rights advocate Rafael (Ralph) Carlos Estrada, who is the great-grandfather of current Kobre & Kim employee Jorge Estrada.

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Events September 18, 2020

William McGovern Joins Virtual Panel to Discuss the Role of Whistleblowers in the U.S.

Whistleblowers are behind virtually every major fraud investigation in the United States, but are whistleblowers a force for good, or a source of trouble? Kobre & Kim’s William McGovern joins a Wake Forest University Center for the Study of Capitalism virtual panel to discuss on September 22, 1pm EDT.

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Accolades September 17, 2020

Kobre & Kim Ranked Among Vault’s Top Law Firms for Quality of Life and Diversity

Kobre & Kim was featured for the first time on Vault’s 2021 Quality of Life and Diversity rankings, where the firm was among the top 25 midsized law firms. Among the notable recognitions, the firm was ranked 23rd for “Best to Work For” firms, including making the top 10 in terms of compensation and top 20 for diversity.

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Events September 16, 2020

Kobre & Kim to Host Virtual Panel on Battle-Tested Techniques to Enforce Judgments and Awards Against Sovereigns

Monetizing judgments and arbitration awards against sovereign entities can lead to significant returns for investors, but it can become incredibly complicated. Kobre & Kim will be hosting a virtual panel to discuss recent challenges and opportunities within this space, as well as battle-tested and unconventional techniques to use against sovereign entities on Tuesday, September 29, 11am EDT / 4pm BST.

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Events September 15, 2020

Farrington Yates Chairs INSOL International Panel on Fraud and the Pandemic

As the pandemic threatens the survival of countless businesses around the world, many struggling to stay afloat may find themselves accused of fraud. Join Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates as he chairs a panel on this very topic, hosted by INSOL International at 1:40pm EDT, September 17.

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Events September 11, 2020

Alan Guy Joins Virtual Panel on How Thinking Like a Litigation Funder Improve Client and Law Firm Decision Making

What can the techniques of litigation funders teach law firms and in-house counsel about their own litigation decisions? Kobre & Kim’s Managing Director for Underwriting and Value Optimization Alan Guy will share insights on this and other topics in a webinar on September 16, 12pm EDT.

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Accolades September 9, 2020

Nineteen Kobre & Kim Lawyers Recognized as Leaders by Who’s Who Legal

We are proud to announce that Who’s Who Legal (WWL) recognized nineteen Kobre & Kim lawyers as Global Leaders in their latest global ranking of lawyers for 2020 in the areas of asset recovery, business crime defense, investigations and restructuring & insolvency.

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Events September 9, 2020

Kobre & Kim Hosts Webinar on Proactive Strategies to Protect Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals in Central America

As Central America faces a rise in both civil disputes and criminal investigations, ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) can be easy targets to become reeled into cross-border proceedings. On Wednesday September 23, 10am EDT, Kobre & Kim’s Gabriela Ruiz, Adriana Riviere-Badell and Evelyn Sheehan will host a discussion on anticipating and understanding each stage of litigation (both potential and actual) to protect a UHNWI's assets, liberty and reputation. 

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Accolades September 8, 2020

Polly Wilkins Shortlisted on Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2020

Kobre & Kim is delighted to announce that Polly Wilkins has been shortlisted as a Lawyer of the Year, Partner, in Citywealth’s Future Leaders Awards 2020.

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Accolades August 14, 2020

Danielle Rose Recognized in Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation

Kobre & Kim is delighted to announce that Danielle Rose has been named among the Top 250 Women in Litigation by Benchmark Litigation.

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