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 March 18, 2022

Andrew Stafford QC Discusses Recovering from Cyber Fraud and Ransomware Attacks at C5 Fraud Conference Seminar

Instances of cyber fraud and ransomware attacks have grown more frequent and sophisticated, with global companies lying in the crosshairs. Kobre & Kim’s Andrew Stafford QC, who focuses on international asset tracing and recovery, joins the C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Geneva conference to share next steps victims should take during a seminar at 10:30 am Geneva time, March 25, 2022.

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Events March 15, 2022

Wade Weems Discusses U.S. Department of Justice’s Broadening National Security Policy Against Russia and China in Guidepost Webinar

Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems – a Shanghai-based former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor focused on national security issues – is joining a Guidepost Solutions webinar at 1:00 pm New York time, March 17, 2022. He examines the changes and offers solutions to companies as they face rising risks when the DOJ – though winding down its China Initiative – pivots toward a broader national security policy, dubbed the Strategy for Countering Nation-State Threats, aimed at not only China but also Russia.

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Firm News March 14, 2022

Kobre & Kim Wins Appellate Ruling over $10 Billion Arbitration Award

Kobre & Kim has won an important jurisdictional ruling from a federal appeals court for the engineering firm Process & Industrial Developments (P&ID) in its petition to confirm an arbitral award, now valued at US $10 billion, against the Federal Republic of Nigeria and its Ministry of Petroleum Resources.

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Events March 11, 2022

Martin De Luca Explores Sports Disputes in Exclusive Cambridge Forums Event

The world of global sports is rife with disputes and investigations, from issues related to integrity, conflict of interest and antitrust surrounding the increasingly lucrative ownership of sports teams by ultra-high-net-worth individuals, investors and companies; to ethics, governance and justice in sports law; to the impact of COVID-19 on the balance sheets of sporting properties. 

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Accolades February 28, 2022

Kobre & Kim and Lawyers Recognized in Multiple Chambers Global 2022 Categories

In recognition of our strong cross-border capabilities and deep bench of talent, Chambers & Partners listed Kobre & Kim and several lawyers around the world in their latest Global Guide rankings.

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Firm News February 28, 2022

Kobre & Kim Honors Bryan Stevenson on 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 celebrate Bryan Stevenson, a social justice activist and law professor at New York University School of Law and the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative based in Montgomery, Alabama. Through his work with the Equal Justice Initiative, Stevenson has devoted his career to challenging biases in the criminal justice system against minorities and poor populations. Stevenson’s memoir Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption was turned into a world-renowned legal drama Just Mercy in 2019. 

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Firm News February 25, 2022

Kobre & Kim Honors James Baldwin on 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 celebrate James Baldwin, an essayist, playwright, novelist and powerful voice of the American civil rights movement. 

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Firm News February 18, 2022

Kobre & Kim Honors Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett

In honor of Black History Month, Kobre & Kim is reflecting on the unique contributions made by Black Americans both inside and outside the legal industry. Today, we celebrate Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, a viral immunologist and lead researcher for the COVID-19 vaccine. In support of the 2022 Black History Month theme of Black Health and Wellness, we are honored to recognize the efforts of Dr. Corbett as an essential leader in the fight against COVID-19 and champion of health and wellness in minority communities.

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Events February 17, 2022

Jeremy Bressman on Criminal Processes in Civil Matters at ThoughtLeaders 4 Global Summit: Dublin

Kobre & Kim’s Jeremy Bressman, who represents corporate clients and individuals facing criminal allegations and enforcement proceedings, as well as in parallel civil litigation, will join a panel at the ThoughtLeaders 4 FIRE Starters Global Summit: Dublin at 11:40 am Dublin time on Thursday, February 24, 2022.

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Accolades February 11, 2022

Benchmark Litigation Nominates Kobre & Kim as Law Firm of the Year (New York)

Kobre & Kim is proud to have been nominated for Benchmark Litigation Awards’ “New York Firm of the Year,” reflecting the firm’s strength in pursuing U.S. litigation for cross-border disputes and investigations on behalf of international clients.

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Firm News February 11, 2022

Kobre & Kim Honors Ketanji Brown Jackson, Leondra Kruger and Juliana Michelle Childs on 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 celebrate pioneering Black women serving in the U.S. judiciary: Ketanji Brown Jackson, Leondra Kruger and Julianna Michelle Childs. If nominated and confirmed to serve on the highest court in the United States, any of these women would make history as the first Black woman Supreme Court Justice. 

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Accolades January 28, 2022

2022 Private Client Elite Global Directory Lists Robin Rathmell, Polly Wilkins, Evelyn Sheehan, Nicholas Surmacz, Jason Short

Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell, Polly Wilkins, Evelyn Sheehan, Nicholas Surmacz and Jason Short have all been recognized among the world’s top practitioners serving global private clients in the latest Private Client Elite Global Directory.

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Accolades January 28, 2022

Michael Ng Recognized Among Top Global IP Strategists in IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders Guide

The 2022 IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide has placed Kobre & Kim’s Michael Ng among the very top intellectual property (IP) practitioners and strategists in major IP markets in North America, Europe and Asia.

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Accolades January 27, 2022

Kobre & Kim Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index

Kobre & Kim is proud to announce that it has again received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the United States’ foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. Kobre & Kim’s top marks also earned it the designation as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

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Events January 26, 2022

Vasu Muthyala on Maintaining Cross-Border Attorney-Client Protections in ABA Virtual Roundtable

Attorney-client privilege is taken for granted in many jurisdictions where communications between the two are kept confidential. This is a point of great concern in highly sensitive cross-border cases where protections vary. Vasu Muthyala shared the most important considerations when he joined an American Bar Association virtual roundtable at 10:30 pm Hong Kong time, January 25, 2022.

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