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 September 7, 2021

Evelyn Sheehan Discusses Civil Forfeiture During Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crimes

Economic crimes are a serious affliction on every economy in the world, and legal systems everywhere are grappling with how to hold wrongdoers accountable. Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan will break down civil forfeiture, one of the critical tools used in this fight, when she joins a plenary workshop during the 38th Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime.

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Events August 31, 2021

Calvin Koo to Moderate ALB Panel on Risk Management for Asian Businesses in a Post-Pandemic World

The past eighteen months have seen increasing risks for businesses in Asia as the pandemic and geopolitical shifts have swept the world. As part of the invite-only ALB Hong Kong In-House Legal Summit 2021, Kobre & Kim’s Calvin Koo will moderate a panel on how businesses can manage these cross-border risks at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong on September 7, 2021.

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Accolades August 20, 2021

Farrington Yates Recognized in Latest Edition of “The Best Lawyers in America”

Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates has been recognized in Best Lawyers’ latest edition of “The Best Lawyers in America,” placing him among the top lawyers within Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law rankings.

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Events August 17, 2021

Robert Henoch Talks Compliance and Cyber Threats in FinTechAviv Fireside Chat

Ensuring proper compliance has become more critical than ever, especially to guard against cyber threats, money laundering and other regulatory pitfalls. Kobre & Kim’s Robert Henoch, a former U.S. federal prosecutor based in Israel, will discuss this topic in a fireside chat hosted by FinTech Aviv – the Israeli FinTech Association – at the WeWork Shoken Rooftop in Tel Aviv, 7:10 pm local time on August 18, 2021.

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Accolades August 10, 2021

Danielle Rose Named in Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation 2021

Benchmark Litigation has again named Kobre & Kim’s Danielle Rose as one of their Top 250 Women in Litigation.  The 2021 version of the publication features the “most distinguished women in the world of litigation.”  Benchmark compiled its list based on peer and client review as well as consideration of recent case work.

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Accolades August 4, 2021

Kobre & Kim Earns Top Spots in Latest Vault Quality of Life Rankings

Kobre & Kim has again been recognized among the very top midsize law firms in Vault’s latest quality of life rankings.

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Events August 4, 2021

Donna Xu Shares How to Start a Career in Bankruptcy in New York City Bar Webinar

The economic impact of the pandemic will likely lead to an uptick in bankruptcy filings and restructurings around the world, and attorneys with experience in the field will be in high demand. Kobre & Kim’s Donna Xu, who focuses on cross-border insolvency disputes, will discuss her career in bankruptcy and share how others can break into the field in a New York City Bar webinar at 6:00 pm New York time on August 5, 2021.

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Firm News August 4, 2021

President of Inter Milan and a Newly Appointed Non-Independent Director of Suning.com, Steven Zhang, Sued for over US$250 million Owed by Suning Xiaodian

According to the court documents filed in the Hong Kong Court on 2 August 2021, Steven Zhang, President of the Italian soccer team Inter Milan, is sued by China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited as agent of a group of creditors, seeking more than US$250 million in outstanding debts held by Suning Xiaodian, less than a week after Steven Zhang’s appointment as a non-independent director of Suning.com on 29 July 2021.

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Accolades July 29, 2021

Thirteen Kobre & Kim Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal’s Asset Recovery 2021

Who’s Who Legal’s latest “WWL: Asset Recovery 2021” rankings recognized thirteen Kobre & Kim lawyers among the top global asset recovery practitioners, giving the firm the second-most number of total individual recognitions.

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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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