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 19, 2021

Nicholas Surmacz to Lead Panel on Extradition Claims at C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Conference

Kobre & Kim’s Nicholas Surmacz will moderate a panel on defending and prosecuting extradition claims in fraud matters at the virtual Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Geneva conference hosted by C5 on March 24, 2021 at 1:30 pm CET / 8:30 am EDT. 

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Events March 16, 2021

Farrington Yates to Join Virtual Panel on Digital Cross-Border Asset Recovery

Please join Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates for an INSOL International virtual panel discussion on the new tools available to track, trace and seize assets in the digital age on Tuesday, March 23, 4pm GMT.

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Firm News March 15, 2021

Kobre & Kim Co-Sponsors 2021 Inclusion Cayman All-Inclusive Breakfast Fundraiser

Kobre & Kim is proud to have co-sponsored the Inclusion Cayman “Making Waves” All-Inclusive Breakfast Fundraiser alongside Grant Thornton on March 10, 2021.

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Firm News March 2, 2021

Kobre & Kim Honors Marie Maynard Daly for Black History Month

As we conclude the celebration of Black History Month, Kobre & Kim honors the biochemist and STEM advocate, Marie Maynard Daly.

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Accolades March 1, 2021

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Achieve Top Bands in Chambers & Partners Global Guide

In their latest global ranking, Chambers & Partners has recognized Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala, Peter Tyers-Smith, Ulrich Payne, Jalil Asif QC and Rebecca Hume as among the top lawyers across the world.

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Events March 1, 2021

Robin Rathmell, Carrie Tendler and Sean Buckley to Join Panel on De-Escalating Contentious High-Net-Worth Disputes

Join Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell, Carrie Tendler and Sean Buckley at “The Snowball of HNW Litigation: How HNW Disputes Turn Ugly and Tips for De-Escalation” webinar, co-hosted by Chambers and Partners on Wednesday, March 3 at 1:00 pm GMT. 

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Accolades February 24, 2021

Robin Rathmell and Polly Wilkins Ranked as Top Reputation Lawyers in the UK

We are proud to announce that Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell and Polly Wilkins have been included in Spear’s Magazine’s 2021 Reputation Management Index, which lists top reputation lawyers and reputation managers in the UK.

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Firm News February 24, 2021

Court Grants Brady Motion for Kobre & Kim Client in Criminal Spoofing Case

U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee of the Northern District of Illinois today granted a motion by Kobre & Kim client John Pacilio and his co-defendant seeking to compel the Department of Justice (DOJ) to search the files of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for materials discoverable under Brady v. Maryland

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Firm News February 19, 2021

Kobre & Kim Honors William Hastie for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Kobre & Kim continues to reflect on the unique contributions of Black Americans both inside and outside of the legal industry. This week, we celebrate trailblazing civil rights advocate, diplomat and judge William Henry Hastie.

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Events February 16, 2021

Timothy Haynes to Join Panel on Insolvency Powers in Cross-Border Asset Recovery Cases

Kobre & Kim’s Timothy Haynes will join a panel on insolvency powers in cross-border asset recovery cases at the Asset Recovery Middle East virtual conference hosted by Informa on February 17, 2021 at 11:20 am Arabian Standard Time. 

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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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