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 July 12, 2023
Kobre & Kim’s Calvin Koo joined a panel featured on the Global Arbitration Review (GAR) Academy course ‘Fundamentals of International Arbitration’ to discuss Award Enforcement planning and strategy.
Accolades July 7, 2023
Kobre & Kim’s Global People Officer Anthony Shannon has been recognized by the National Bar Association (NBA) as a recipient of the “Top 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates” award. The award recognizes the nation’s top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 who exemplify a broad range of high achievement in the legal profession, including in advocacy, innovation, leadership and overall community involvement.
Accolades July 5, 2023
The latest Chambers and Partners rankings have placed Kobre & Kim in Band 1 for Asset Tracing & Recovery Global-wide, recognizing the firm as “a market leader in asset tracing and recovery work.” Michael Kim and Jef Klazen also received individual recognition for their strengths.
Events June 30, 2023
Kobre & Kim’s Robin Baik spoke at an event co-hosted by the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board on June 28, 2023. His presentation addressed the status quo of complex global disputes and aggressive litigation tactics applicable to such disputes, with particular emphasis on offensive investigation.
Events June 30, 2023
As Hong Kong establishes its standing as a global center for cryptocurrencies and other virtual assets, how has its regulatory approach evolved? The Crypto Fraud and Asset Recovery Network (CFAAR) Hong Kong Chapter will explore this question in its latest seminar and networking event, taking place on Thursday, July 13, titled “Guardrails to a Global Digital Asset Hub: The SFC’s New Virtual Asset Regime.”
Accolades June 28, 2023
Who’s Who Legal has recognized Kobre & Kim’s Nicholas Surmacz among the world’s leading practitioners in its latest “Investigations 2023” report.
Accolades June 23, 2023
Kobre & Kim has been shortlisted for the 2023/24 STEP Private Client Awards in the International Legal Team of the Year (midsize firm) category. The awards recognize and celebrate excellence among private client solicitors, lawyers, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers and financial advisors.
Events June 22, 2023
Kobre & Kim’s Daniel Saval, who focuses on high-value multijurisdictional disputes and investigations related to insolvency, will moderate an INSOL International Focus Webinar on “Tortious Liabilities” at 1:00 pm London time on July 6, 2023. The discussion will explore the complex world of tort law within the context of insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings across various jurisdictions.
Firm News June 22, 2023
SEOUL, JUNE 22, 2023 – Kobre & Kim LLP, together with law firms Three Crowns and KL Partners, have obtained a US $108 million award for Elliott Associates, L.P., resolving an international arbitration against the Republic of Korea over its alleged unlawful intervention in the 2015 merger between Samsung C&T and Cheil Industries, both affiliates of Samsung Group, Korea’s largest chaebol.
Accolades June 21, 2023
Kobre & Kim has again been recognized among the very top midsize law firms in Vault’s latest rankings.
Events June 20, 2023
As global financial conditions tighten, bond and loan investors are increasingly focused on India. Kobre & Kim’s John Han – who focuses on cross-border monetization of distressed high yield bonds and loans – joins Reorg on July 5 to discuss alternative options for creditors in distressed situations involving India-based issuers with offshore structures. For creditors familiar with enforcement challenges involving China-based issuers, the discussion will cover similarities and differences, challenges and opportunities in the India onshore-offshore context.
Events June 14, 2023
The field of fraud and asset recovery in the high-tech world of blockchain and cryptocurrency evolves every day, especially affecting the standard suite of relief for fraud victims. Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan, who focuses on global asset tracing investigations and recovery efforts, explored what’s new in crypto fraud and asset tracing during the C5 Crypto and Digital Asset Fraud & Recovery conference in London on June 13, 2023.
Accolades June 7, 2023
Kobre & Kim has earned top recognitions for both white-collar criminal defense and international litigation in the latest rankings of The Legal 500 USA 2023.
Accolades June 1, 2023
Kobre & Kim and several lawyers have been recognized in the latest Chambers USA rankings for New York, placing among the top firms and lawyers in several categories for commercial, white-collar and financial litigation.
Accolades June 1, 2023
Kobre & Kim has again earned the very top rank in the Chambers USA 2023 rankings for Florida white-collar crime and government investigations, and every Miami-based partner has also earned top individual rankings.
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