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 January 26, 2022
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.
Events January 19, 2022
U.S. enforcement against securities, derivatives and futures traders has been relentless, and practitioners need to keep up with the shifting enforcement environment. Kobre & Kim’s Jonathan Cogan, who has been counsel in high-profile government enforcement defense matters, joins the American Bar Association’s Derivatives and Futures Law Committee Virtual Winter Meeting to share lessons and insights during a panel at 2:15 pm New York time, January 26, 2022.
Accolades January 13, 2022
We are proud that Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell and Polly Wilkins have both been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Spear’s 500 by Spear’s Magazine, a guide to the top private client advisors, wealth managers, lawyers and service providers for high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs).
Events December 14, 2021
Hong Kong is a center of dispute resolution involving Chinese and foreign parties, and as Kobre & Kim’s Jason Kang explains during the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) Open Day 2021, the city is a great choice for law school students and young practitioners aspiring to focus on global arbitration.
Events December 8, 2021
The legal environment for cryptocurrencies across Asia and the world is evolving rapidly. Hong Kong-based Vasu Muthyala, a former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer, and Calvin Koo, who represents financial technology clients on digital currency disputes, join a webinar hosted by Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association to survey the landscape at 11:00 am India time / 1:30 pm Singapore time, December 15, 2021.
Events December 7, 2021
What conflicts arise when criminals facing asset seizure and forfeiture actions from U.S. prosecutors and regulators file for bankruptcy? Evelyn Sheehan, a former U.S. federal prosecutor focused on asset forfeiture, will discuss when she joins an American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference panel in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, at 2:00 pm Los Angeles time, December 10, 2021.
Events December 1, 2021
Kobre & Kim's Evelyn Baltodano-Sheehan, who formulates offensive and defensive global litigation strategies for high-net-worth international private clients involved in high-stakes, cross-border disputes, will join the the 2021 Miami Conference hosted by the Institute of Family Governance to discuss developments in family governance disputes across Miami and the Latin American regions.
Events November 30, 2021
As anti-corruption and white collar crime enforcement takes on an increasingly globalized scope, what are evolving risks, initiatives and laws destined to shape the landscape in 2022? Kobre & Kim’s William McGovern shared his perspective as part of the International White Collar Crime Symposium’s 2021 event in New York City on November 30.
Accolades November 23, 2021
Kobre & Kim has been named one of the world’s leading firms for international insolvency and restructuring matters by Global Restructuring Review (GRR) with its inclusion in the GRR 100. Several of the firm’s insolvency partners received particular mention as well, including New York-based Dan Saval and Farrington Yates; Cayman-based Peter Tyers-Smith and Ulrich Payne; and Hong Kong-based Timothy Haynes.
Events November 22, 2021
How will government enforcement regulations keep up with the rapid evolution of digital assets? Kobre & Kim’s Lara Levinson and Calvin Koo, who focus on enforcement and tracing of digital assets, will discuss the potential intersection of anti-money laundering (AML), cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) at the AML/CTF Annual Summit Philippines, at 2:45 pm Manila time / 6:45 am London time on Friday, November 26.
Events November 17, 2021
For senior lawyers working on complex asset recovery cases, each member of their team is crucial to success, and there are ways to get the best out of everyone. Kobre & Kim’s Su Mien Tee, who is based in Hong Kong and focuses on cross-border judgment and award monetization and asset recovery with a nexus to Asia, joins a virtual Q&A during the Asset Recovery Asia conference at 4:30 pm Singapore time, December 1, 2021.
Events November 17, 2021
Ten years on from the passing of the UK Bribery Act 2010, what are the lessons learned that corporations should take to heart? Kobre & Kim’s Miranda Ching, a former UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecutor, explains during an SAI360 webinar at 3:00 pm London time, December 2, 2021.
Accolades November 16, 2021
The latest Legal 500 Caribbean analysis once again placed Kobre & Kim among the very top dispute resolution law firms in the Cayman Islands, in addition to giving special recognition to Peter Tyers-Smith among individual practitioners.
Accolades November 16, 2021
Events November 16, 2021
As more global clients build up interests in the Middle East, their assets and reputation are increasingly exposed to disputes and investigations in the region. Speaking at a session hosted by Litigation Capital Management as part of Dubai Arbitration Week, Kobre & Kim’s Paul Hughes and Nada Oteifi unpack the latest developments in disputes across Dubai and the wider Middle East.
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