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.


Firm News February 11, 2021

Kobre & Kim Honors Sadie Alexander 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 celebrate pioneering civil rights lawyer and economist Sadie Alexander.

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Events February 10, 2021

Polly Wilkins to Join International Women’s Day Discussion on Resilience and Leadership

To mark International Women’s Day, Kobre & Kim’s Polly Wilkins will be joining a panel discussion, hosted by Raedas as part of their annual “Women in Disputes” event, to discuss resilience and leadership in adversity at 3pm GMT, March 9, 2021.

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Events February 5, 2021

Carrie Tendler to Discuss Recovering Assets From Sovereign State Debtors

Kobre & Kim’s Carrie Tendler will join the “Sovereign States – a Rorschach Test?” panel hosted by ThoughtLeaders 4 Fire to discuss asset recovery against sovereign states on February 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm EST. 

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Events February 5, 2021

Evelyn Sheehan Leads Course on International Anti-Corruption Investigations

Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan led a discussion focused on international anti-corruption investigations as part of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Mexico Virtual Diploma in Anti-Corruption program, ongoing from September 2020 until April 2021.

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Firm News February 5, 2021

Kobre & Kim Cayman Lawyers Elected to RISA Leadership Posts

At the recent Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (RISA) Cayman annual general meeting, Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume, a director at RISA Cayman, has also taken over the role as Chair of the Board.

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Accolades February 3, 2021

Robin Rathmell and Polly Wilkins Recognized by Private Client Global Elite as Top Industry Talent

Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell and Polly Wilkins have been recognized among the world’s top professionals serving international private clients in the Private Client Global Elite Directory for 2021.

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Events January 28, 2021

Carolina Leung and Martin De Luca to join Webinar Series on Brazil-U.S. Anti-Corruption

Join Kobre & Kim’s Carolina Leung and Martin De Luca at the “Brazil-U.S. Dialogues and Debates: Advances and Anti-Corruption Challenges” webinar series hosted by Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados. 

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Firm News January 28, 2021

Kobre & Kim Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index

Kobre & Kim is proud to announce that it has once again received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 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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Firm News January 27, 2021

Judgment Creditors, represented by Kobre & Kim, Win Rare Order Dismissing Rolta Chapter 11 Cases

A federal bankruptcy judge has dismissed Chapter 11 cases filed by subsidiaries of the IT multinational company Rolta India Ltd., finding that they “did not have a realistic ability to effectively reorganize.” 

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Events January 26, 2021

Jonathan Cogan Joins Panel on Defending Parallel Criminal and Civil Enforcement Actions

Kobre & Kim’s Jonathan Cogan will discuss strategies for navigating parallel criminal and civil investigations and actions in the commodities futures markets, including those involving alleged spoofing and market manipulation, at the American Bar Association Derivatives & Futures Law Committee Virtual Winter Meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2021.

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Accolades January 22, 2021

Kobre & Kim Featured on U.S.-Israel Legal Review’s Israel Desks League Tables 2020

Kobre & Kim has been featured among the top international law firms that are deeply involved and knowledgeable in the Israeli market, as ranked by the U.S.-Israel Legal Review’s Israel Desks League Tables 2020.

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Events January 20, 2021

Benjamin Sirota to be Program Chair for New York State Bar Association Antitrust Section Annual Meeting

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sirota will serve as program chair for the New York State Bar Association Antitrust Section’s Annual Meeting—a forum to discuss the latest developments in the increasingly-relevant field of antitrust law. The Annual Meeting events will be held on January 21, 22 and 25, 2021.

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Firm News January 20, 2021

Kobre & Kim Awards Scholarships to Chinese Law Students

Kobre & Kim has awarded the first-ever annual scholarships to Chinese law students in a ceremony at our Shanghai office, aiming to support the education of talented young legal minds in China. 

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Accolades December 24, 2020

Timothy Haynes Ranked Among Top Offshore Dispute Resolution Lawyers in Asia Pacific by Chambers

Kobre & Kim’s Timothy Haynes has been recognized by Chambers and Partners as one of the top offshore dispute resolution practitioners in the Asia Pacific region in their 2021 rankings.

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Accolades December 18, 2020

Chambers and Partners Again Recognizes Kobre & Kim as Top International Law Firm in Korea and China for 2021

Chambers and Partners has once again recognized Kobre & Kim as among the top international law firms in South Korea and in China for 2021.

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