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 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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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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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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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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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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