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 February 25, 2020

Robin Rathmell on the Role of Trustees in Civil and Criminal Fraud Proceedings

Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell will join Addys Schmitt, Sue Millar and Brian Lacy to participate in an interactive discussion on the role of trustees in managing fraud claims under both civil and criminal fraud proceedings at LegalWeek’s Trusts & Estates Litigation Forum 2020 in Marrakech, Morocco, on February 27.

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Events February 24, 2020

Rebecca Hume to Co-Chair Asset Recovery International 2020

Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume will be co-chairing and speaking at the Asset Recovery International conference in Dublin, Ireland, from February 26 to 28.

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Publications February 24, 2020

Beau Barnes Discusses U.S. Lifting Sanctions on Chinese Shipping Tanker

Kobre & Kim’s Beau Barnes sat down with Global Trade Magazine to discuss a recent decision by the U.S. Treasury Department and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to lift sanctions on shipping tanker COSCO Dalian on January 31.

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Press Release February 21, 2020

Kobre & Kim Honors Mae Jemison for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Kobre & Kim continues its reflections on the unique contributions made by African Americans both inside and outside the legal industry by featuring astronaut and physician Mae Jemison.

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Press Release February 14, 2020

Kobre & Kim Honors Cecil F. Poole for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Kobre & Kim continues its reflections on the unique contributions made by African Americans both inside and outside the legal industry by featuring judge and lawyer Cecil F. Poole.

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Publications February 7, 2020

Michael Ng Quoted in Bloomberg Article Addressing Changes in Patent Enforcement Litigation Strategies

Kobre & Kim’s Michael Ng was quoted by Bloomberg Law in an article addressing changes in patent enforcement litigation strategies, in particular new views on inter partes reviews (“IPRs”) at the U.S Patent and Trademark Office.

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Press Release February 7, 2020

Kobre & Kim Honors Charlotte Gray for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Kobre & Kim is reflecting on the unique contributions made by African Americans both inside and outside the legal industry. Today we highlight lawyer and suffragist, Charlotte Gray.

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Events February 5, 2020

Evelyn Sheehan on the Criminalization of the Private Client Profession with LegalWeek

Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan will discuss the criminalization of the profession and the erosion of attorney-client privilege alongside a panel of fellow practitioners during LegalWeek’s Private Client Forum Americas, taking place in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, on February 7.

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Events February 3, 2020

Evelyn Sheehan Discusses the Division of Proceeds of Crime with the American Bankruptcy Institute

Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan will discuss the tensions that arise with the division of forfeited assets at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium in San Juan on February 4. 

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Publications January 28, 2020

Benjamin Sirota Discusses the Farelogix-Sabre Merger with Bloomberg Law

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sirota sat down with Bloomberg Law to discuss the upcoming trial on the merger between airline booking companies Farelogix and Sabre, offering his analysis of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) case.

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Publications January 27, 2020

David McGill on Spoofing, the Statute of Limitations, and “Prosecution by Hindsight”

Kobre & Kim’s David McGill sat down with Bloomberg to discuss a recent court decision that effectively extended the statute of limitations for spoofing cases, warning that it could potentially lead to prosecutorial overreach.

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Firm News January 21, 2020

Kobre & Kim Earns Top Marks in 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Kobre & Kim earns 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual scorecard assessing LGBTQ workplace equality.

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Events January 21, 2020

Jalil Asif QC Discusses Alternative Dispute Resolution at STEP Cayman 2020

Kobre & Kim’s Jalil Asif QC will be a featured speaker at STEP Cayman’s 2020 International Wealth Structuring Forum being held in Grand Cayman on Wednesday, January 22.

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Publications January 21, 2020

Robin Rathmell on the Legal, Commercial and Reputational Risks for UHNWI’s with Forbes

Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell sat down with Forbes to discuss the idea that for ultra high-net Worth Individuals (UHNWI’s), “with great wealth comes a legal and societal target on your back.”

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Publications January 17, 2020

American Photographer Accuses Bank of Funding Terrorists Who Kidnapped Him

A team of Kobre & Kim lawyers (John D. Couriel, G. Scott Hulsey and Carrie A. Tendler), working with primary counsel Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore and Wiggan and Dana LLP, has filed an Anti-Terrorism Act lawsuit against the Qatar Islamic Bank on behalf of American photojournalist Matthew Schrier, who was kidnapped in 2012 during Syria’s civil war.

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