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 September 9, 2020

Kobre & Kim Hosts Webinar on Proactive Strategies to Protect Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals in Central America

As Central America faces a rise in both civil disputes and criminal investigations, ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) can be easy targets to become reeled into cross-border proceedings. On Wednesday September 23, 10am EDT, Kobre & Kim’s Gabriela Ruiz, Adriana Riviere-Badell and Evelyn Sheehan will host a discussion on anticipating and understanding each stage of litigation (both potential and actual) to protect a UHNWI's assets, liberty and reputation. 

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Accolades September 8, 2020

Polly Wilkins Shortlisted on Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2020

Kobre & Kim is delighted to announce that Polly Wilkins has been shortlisted as a Lawyer of the Year, Partner, in Citywealth’s Future Leaders Awards 2020.

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Accolades August 14, 2020

Danielle Rose Recognized in Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation

Kobre & Kim is delighted to announce that Danielle Rose has been named among the Top 250 Women in Litigation by Benchmark Litigation.

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Events August 14, 2020

Vasu Muthyala Discusses Third-Party Risks from COVID-19 with AMCHAM India

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased incentives for non-compliant behavior, and companies could be held liable if their third-party suppliers break the law. Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala walked through the risks and the management strategies companies need to be aware of in order to reduce their exposure during the first session for AMCHAM India’s Anti-Corruption Compliance and Risk Management Master Class on August 13, 2020.

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Events August 13, 2020

Martin De Luca to Discuss Handling Investigations with AmCham Brazil

The COVID-19 pandemic will lead to more government and internal investigations into companies, including in Brazil. Kobre & Kim’s Martin De Luca will explore how companies should handle these situations in a meeting of the Corporate Governance Committee of AmCham Brasil in São Paulo at 8:30am São Paulo time on August 14, 2020.

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Accolades August 12, 2020

Kobre & Kim Listed as Leading International Law Firm for India-Related Work

Kobre & Kim has been listed by India Business Law Journal as one of the “Regional and Specialist” firms among the 2020 leading international law firms for India-related work, with Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala spotlighted for his experience in cross-border government investigations and regulatory matters. 

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Events August 10, 2020

Lian Lian Discusses Global IP Dispute Resolution Strategies for Chinese Companies

Kobre & Kim’s Managing Director of Greater China Lian Lian discussed significant cross-border IP challenges facing Chinese companies as part of the panel discussion “Global IP Disputes Resolution and Litigation Strategies,” at the Chinese Academy of Chief Legal Officer (CACLO) IP Summit 2020 in Guangzhou on August 8, 2020.

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Firm News August 7, 2020

Kobre & Kim, on Behalf of ETC Labs, to Pursue Ethereum Classic Blockchain Attackers

Kobre & Kim is working with Ethereum Classic Labs (ETC Labs), the core development and accelerator organization for the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain, to pursue legal remedies against the perpetrators of recent attacks on the blockchain.

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Events July 24, 2020

Kobre & Kim’s Women’s Initiative Hosts All-Women Panel on the Recent DOJ Enforcement Trends and Risks They Pose for Latin America

Kobre & Kim’s Women’s Initiative is hosting a happy hour and all-women panel discussion on Wednesday, August 5 at 4:00 pm EST / 5:00 pm BRT on recent trends regarding the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations and asset forfeiture actions, with a particular focus on proceedings arising out of Brazil and Latin America.

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Events July 22, 2020

Gabriela Ruiz Joins PwC Webinar on Post-Pandemic Cross-Border Investigations

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the environment of cross-border disputes and investigations. Join Kobre & Kim’s Gabriela Ruiz, based in Miami and São Paulo, as she discusses this and more in a webinar hosted by PricewaterhouseCoopers Brazil on Monday July 27 at 10am BRT / 9am EDT.

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Events July 20, 2020

Martin De Luca Joins Panel Discussing DOJ Investigations into Brazilian Entities

The U.S. Department of Justice often investigates Brazilian entities, so Brazil-based clients and their law firms must be aware of the rights they have and common mistakes to avoid. Join Kobre & Kim’s Martin De Luca for a virtual panel discussion hosted by Associação dos Advogados de São Paulo (AASP) on July 23, 10am BRT / 9am ET.

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Accolades July 10, 2020

Kobre & Kim, Robin Rathmell Receive Chambers Recognition for Financial Crime Involving HNWI’s

Both Kobre & Kim and lawyer Robin Rathmell have received Band 2 rankings from UK-based Chambers and Partners for their handling of cross-border financial crime matters involving high-net-worth individuals (HNWI’s).

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Events July 8, 2020

Rebecca Hume Moderates Panel on Insolvency Tools for Arbitration Cases in Russia and CIS

How can insolvency tools inform a broader strategy in arbitration cases and asset recovery in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) jurisdictions? Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume will moderate a virtual panel on insolvency tools in the Asset Recovery conference on July 9, 2020, 4:55 pm EEST / 2:55 pm BST / 9:55 am EDT.

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Firm News June 30, 2020

2020 LGBTQ Pride Month at Kobre & Kim

Kobre & Kim has once again been celebrating Pride Month this June, and while many celebrations have been put on hold during these difficult times, we are committed to affirming our firm’s support of both our LGBTQ colleagues as well as the LGBTQ community.

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Events June 12, 2020

Kobre & Kim Hosts Webinar on Working With Law Enforcement in Asset Recovery Disputes

Economic downturns lead to increased discovery and enforcement of financial fraud and misconduct. Getting law enforcement involved on your behalf can significantly increase the chances of recovering your assets.

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