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 November 18, 2020

Michael Rosen on How Auto Startups Can Defend and Enforce their IP from Tech Giants

The automobile industry is constantly innovating, with any of the startups today having the potential to become the next Tesla. Kobre & Kim’s Michael Rosen, who focuses on intellectual property disputes linked to Israel, moderated a virtual panel on trends in human-machine interfaces and ways startups can protect their innovations from industry giants on November 18, 2020.

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Events November 17, 2020

Nick Cherryman Joins Panel on Debt Enforcement Strategies for Indian Banks with Non-Performing Loans

A critical issue for Indian banks has been the amount of non-performing loans weighing down their balance sheets and profitability. Fortunately, as Kobre & Kim’s Nick Cherryman will discuss on an InformaConnect virtual panel at 4:45pm New Delhi time / 11:15am London time, November 19, 2020, there are global solutions to this seemingly intractable problem.

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Events November 16, 2020

Rebecca Hume to Lead INSOL International Virtual Panel on Successful Global Restructuring

Join Kobre & Kim’s Cayman-based Rebecca Hume, who has deep experience handling complex insolvency litigation linked to offshore jurisdictions, as she chairs an INSOL International virtual panel on successful global restructuring at 9am Cayman time / 2pm GMT, November 18, 2020.

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Events November 12, 2020

Finding the Unknown: Creating Innovative Strategies to Protect and Recover Assets in Complex Family Disputes

Family disputes, such as those over divorces and estates, often spiral out of control, with assets snatched and hidden away by one side aiming to deter an easy resolution. Learn more about handling complex asset protection and recovery challenges in high-stakes family disputes in an interactive workshop, led by Gabriela Ruiz, Adriana Riviere-Badell, Evelyn Sheehan and Carolina Leung on November 19, 12pm EDT/2pm BRT.

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Events November 5, 2020

Michael Kim Dispels Common Misconceptions of Overseas Asset Forfeiture in Lecture to ROK Police

In many cases, law enforcement authorities end up on the wrong paths when they try to trace and forfeit criminal proceeds. Kobre & Kim founding partner Michael Kim dispelled the most common misconceptions in a recent presentation to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Police in October 2020, pictured below.

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Events November 4, 2020

Video: Kobre & Kim Kicks Off its Participation at the 2020 China International Import Expo (CIIE)

Kobre & Kim founding partners Michael Kim and Steve Kobre, together with Asia Pacific Regional Managing Director Lian Lian, kicked off the firm’s participation at the 2020 China International Import Expo (CIIE), which runs in Shanghai from November 5 through November 10.

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Events October 23, 2020

Jeremy Bressman to Join Virtual Panel on Asset Recovery in the Middle East

As the Middle East’s economic power rises, asset recovery is becoming more in demand, and practitioners will need to understand its intricacies in the region. Join Kobre & Kim’s Israel-based Jeremy Bressman as he speaks on a panel in the ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE Middle East Give Me My Money digital conference at 5pm Dubai time/1pm London time, October 27, 2020.

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Events October 8, 2020

John Han Joins Virtual Panel on Reputation Management in the Wake of Fraud Allegations

Accusations of fraud can dominate headlines and ruin the reputation of the accused, especially if they turn out to be innocent. Join Kobre & Kim’s John Han as he speaks on an Asset Recovery Asia virtual panel about how defendants can deal with the press and reclaim control of the public narrative on October 12, 3pm Singapore time.

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Events September 18, 2020

William McGovern Joins Virtual Panel to Discuss the Role of Whistleblowers in the U.S.

Whistleblowers are behind virtually every major fraud investigation in the United States, but are whistleblowers a force for good, or a source of trouble? Kobre & Kim’s William McGovern joins a Wake Forest University Center for the Study of Capitalism virtual panel to discuss on September 22, 1pm EDT.

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Events September 16, 2020

Kobre & Kim to Host Virtual Panel on Battle-Tested Techniques to Enforce Judgments and Awards Against Sovereigns

Monetizing judgments and arbitration awards against sovereign entities can lead to significant returns for investors, but it can become incredibly complicated. Kobre & Kim will be hosting a virtual panel to discuss recent challenges and opportunities within this space, as well as battle-tested and unconventional techniques to use against sovereign entities on Tuesday, September 29, 11am EDT / 4pm BST.

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Events September 15, 2020

Farrington Yates Chairs INSOL International Panel on Fraud and the Pandemic

As the pandemic threatens the survival of countless businesses around the world, many struggling to stay afloat may find themselves accused of fraud. Join Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates as he chairs a panel on this very topic, hosted by INSOL International at 1:40pm EDT, September 17.

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Events September 11, 2020

Alan Guy Joins Virtual Panel on How Thinking Like a Litigation Funder Improve Client and Law Firm Decision Making

What can the techniques of litigation funders teach law firms and in-house counsel about their own litigation decisions? Kobre & Kim’s Managing Director for Underwriting and Value Optimization Alan Guy will share insights on this and other topics in a webinar on September 16, 12pm EDT.

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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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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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