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.


2021 05 14

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Part of Inaugural Class of Brazil-U.S. 40 and Under White-Collar Lawyers Initiative

Kobre & Kim is proud to have five of our lawyers, Benjamin Sirota, Martin De Luca, Carolina Leung, Melisa Ortes Gonzalez and Scott Nielson, as members of the inaugural class of the Brazil-U.S. 40 and Under White-Collar Lawyers Initiative.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-lawyers-inaugural-class-brazil-us-40-and-under-white-collar-lawyers-initiative
2021 05 11

Evelyn Sheehan Joins PLI Panel on Foreign Corruption and Money Laundering Risks for Professionals

It may surprise some to learn that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is involved in prosecuting corruption schemes committed entirely abroad, as corrupt proceeds often flow into the U.S. All this presents risks for professionals involved in moving money. As part of the Practising Law Institute (PLI) “Anti-Money Laundering 2021: Risks, Due Diligence and Compliance in an Evolving Legal World” program, Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan will untangle the complexities in a virtual panel on May 11, 12:00 pm New York time.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/evelyn-sheehan-pli-panel-foreign-corruption-money-laundering-risks-professionals
2021 05 7

Rebecca Hume Joins London International Disputes Week Virtual Panel on Evolving Cross-Border Insolvency Landscape

The cross-border insolvency landscape had been evolving dramatically, even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the London International Disputes Week, Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume, who is the Chair of RISA Cayman, a chapter of INSOL International, will share her insights into these dynamics in a virtual panel discussion on May 10, 5:30 pm London time.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-london-international-disputes-week-virtual-panel-evolving-cross-border-insolvency
2021 05 5

John Han Shares Insights into Greater China Debt Market at ALB Hong Kong and Greater China Debt & Restructuring Forum 2021

A wave of debt restructuring and insolvencies is expected to come in the aftermath of the global economic downturn. At the same time, there has been a rise in non-performing loans, distressed debt and government regulation in Greater China. Kobre & Kim’s John Han will share his insights into these opportunities in the ALB Hong Kong and Greater China Debt & Restructuring Forum 2021 on May 27, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Hong Kong time at the Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-han-alb-hong-kong-greater-china-debt-restructuring-forum-2021
2021 05 3

Kobre & Kim, Robert Henoch and Michael Rosen Recognized in Israel Desks League Tables

Kobre & Kim’s Tel Aviv-based Robert Henoch and Michael Rosen have been individually recognized in the Third Israel Desks League Tables, which showcases the law firms which are not only involved in Israeli deals, but also have a deep understanding of market trends, clients’ opportunities and the challenges to overcome.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-kim-robert-henoch-michael-rosen-recognized-israel-desks-league-tables
2021 04 27

Michael Kim Ranked Among Top Lawyers in Korea

Kobre & Kim founding partner Michael Kim has been recognized as one of Korea’s top 100 lawyers in Asia Business Law Journal’s 2021 rankings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/michael-kim-ranked-among-top-lawyers-in-korea
2021 04 20

Distinguished Federal Prosecutor Michael R. Sherwin Joins Kobre & Kim

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 20, 2021 – Michael R. Sherwin, a high-ranking prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice, who most recently served as the Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, where he supervised the largest U.S. Attorney’s Office in the country, has joined the disputes and investigations firm Kobre & Kim. Mr. Sherwin will be based out of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/distinguished-federal-prosecutor-michael-sherwin-joins-kobre-kim
2021 04 13

Stephen Hayes to Discuss Enforcement of Arbitral Awards Against Sovereign State Debtors

Kobre & Kim’s Stephen Hayes will join the “State Immunity and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards: Protecting Against What and Whom?” webinar hosted by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) European Branch on April 16, 2021 at 11:00 am CEST. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/stephen-hayes-enforcement-arbitral-awards-sovereign-state-debtors
2021 04 9

Nick Cherryman to Lead Panel on Arbitration and Asset Recovery in a Post-Pandemic World

Kobre & Kim’s Nick Cherryman will moderate a panel on trends in arbitration and asset recovery in a post-pandemic world at the virtual Arbitration and Fraud in Russia & CIS conference hosted by Informa on April 13, 2021 at 3:00 pm EET / 9:00 am EDT.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/nick-cherryman-arbitration-asset-recovery-post-pandemic
2021 04 8

John Han and Reorg on How Activist Investors Can Apply Creative Enforcement to Distressed Debt Strategies

Kobre & Kim’s John Han joined the “China Fortune Land Development State of Play, Trading in Distressed Debt Through Creative Enforcement” webinar hosted by Reorg on Wednesday, April 7 to discuss the default of China Fortune Land Development (CFLD) and the resulting shockwaves in the Chinese high-yield market. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-han-and-reorg-creative-enforcement-distressed-debt-strategies
2021 03 30

Kobre & Kim Adopts Enis Adams Primary School in BVI Adopt-A-School Program

Kobre & Kim is proud to announce its partnership with the Adopt-A-School program in the British Virgin Islands. As part of the program, Kobre & Kim becomes the new “parent” sponsor of the Enis Adams Primary School and will support the needs of the school and its students over the next five years.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-adopts-enis-adams-primary-school-bvi-adopt-a-school-program
2021 03 26

John Han Examines China Fortune Land Development Default in Webinar

The failure of Chinese developer China Fortune Land Development to repay noteholders US $530 million has put their entire US $4.6 billion offshore debt in doubt, sending shockwaves through the Chinese high-yield market. Kobre & Kim’s John Han examines potential recovery mechanisms for activist investors in a Reorg webinar on April 7, 5pm HKT.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-han-examines-china-fortune-land-development-default-in-webinar
2021 03 19

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/nicholas-surmacz-extradition-claims
2021 03 16

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/farrington-yates-to-join-virtual-panel-on-digital-cross-border-asset-recovery
2021 03 15

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-co-sponsors-2021-inclusion-cayman-all-inclusive-breakfast-fundraiser
2021 03 2

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-honors-marie-maynard-daly-for-black-history-month
2021 03 1

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-lawyers-achieve-top-bands-in-chambers-and-partners-global-guide
2021 03 1

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/robin-rathmell-carrie-tendler-sean-buckley-panel-de-escalating-contentious-high-net-worth-disputes
2021 02 24

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/robin-rathmell-and-polly-wilkins-ranked-as-top-reputation-lawyers-in-the-uk
2021 02 24

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

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/court-grants-brady-motion-for-kobre-and-kim-client-in-criminal-spoofing-case
2021 02 19

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-honors-william-hastie-for-black-history-month
2021 02 16

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/timothy-haynes-join-panel-insolvency-powers-cross-border-asset-recovery-cases
2021 02 11

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-honors-sadie-alexander-for-black-history-month
2021 02 10

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/polly-wilkins-join-international-womens-day-discussion-resilience-leadership
2021 02 5

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/carrie-tendler-to-discuss-recovering-assets-from-sovereign-state-debtors
2021 02 5

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/evelyn-sheehan-leads-course-on-international-anti-corruption-investigations
2021 02 5

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-cayman-lawyers-elected-to-risa-leadership-posts
2021 02 3

Robin Rathmell and Polly Wilkins Recognized by Private Client Global Elite as Top Industry Talent

Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell and Polly Wilkins have been recognized among the world’s top professionals serving international private clients in the Private Client Global Elite Directory for 2021.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/robin-rathmell-polly-wilkins-recognized-private-client-global-elite-top-industry-talent
2021 01 28

Carolina Leung and Martin De Luca to join Webinar Series on Brazil-U.S. Anti-Corruption

Join Kobre & Kim’s Carolina Leung and Martin De Luca at the “Brazil-U.S. Dialogues and Debates: Advances and Anti-Corruption Challenges” webinar series hosted by Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/carolina-leung-martin-de-luca-to-join-webinar-series-on-brazil-us-anti-corruption
2021 01 28

Kobre & Kim Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index

Kobre & Kim is proud to announce that it has once again received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the United States’ foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. Kobre & Kim’s top marks also earned it the designation as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-top-marks-human-rights-campaigns-2021-corporate-equality-index
2021 01 27

Judgment Creditors, represented by Kobre & Kim, Win Rare Order Dismissing Rolta Chapter 11 Cases

A federal bankruptcy judge has dismissed Chapter 11 cases filed by subsidiaries of the IT multinational company Rolta India Ltd., finding that they “did not have a realistic ability to effectively reorganize.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/judgment-creditors-kobre-and-kim-win-rare-order-dismissing-rolta-chapter-11-cases
2021 01 26

Jonathan Cogan Joins Panel on Defending Parallel Criminal and Civil Enforcement Actions

Kobre & Kim’s Jonathan Cogan will discuss strategies for navigating parallel criminal and civil investigations and actions in the commodities futures markets, including those involving alleged spoofing and market manipulation, at the American Bar Association Derivatives & Futures Law Committee Virtual Winter Meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2021.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jonathan-cogan-joins-panel-defending-parallel-criminal-civil-enforcement-actions
2021 01 22

Kobre & Kim Featured on U.S.-Israel Legal Review’s Israel Desks League Tables 2020

Kobre & Kim has been featured among the top international law firms that are deeply involved and knowledgeable in the Israeli market, as ranked by the U.S.-Israel Legal Review’s Israel Desks League Tables 2020.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-kim-featured-on-us-israel-legal-reviews-israel-desks-league-tables-2020
2021 01 20

Benjamin Sirota to be Program Chair for New York State Bar Association Antitrust Section Annual Meeting

Kobre & Kim’s Benjamin Sirota will serve as program chair for the New York State Bar Association Antitrust Section’s Annual Meeting—a forum to discuss the latest developments in the increasingly-relevant field of antitrust law. The Annual Meeting events will be held on January 21, 22 and 25, 2021.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/benjamin-sirota-program-chair-new-york-state-bar-antitrust-section-annual-meeting
2021 01 20

Kobre & Kim Awards Scholarships to Chinese Law Students

Kobre & Kim has awarded the first-ever annual scholarships to Chinese law students in a ceremony at our Shanghai office, aiming to support the education of talented young legal minds in China. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-awards-scholarships-to-chinese-law-students
2020 12 24

Timothy Haynes Ranked Among Top Offshore Dispute Resolution Lawyers in Asia Pacific by Chambers

Kobre & Kim’s Timothy Haynes has been recognized by Chambers and Partners as one of the top offshore dispute resolution practitioners in the Asia Pacific region in their 2021 rankings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/timothy-haynes-top-offshore-dispute-resolution-lawyers-asia-pacific-chambers
2020 12 18

Chambers and Partners Again Recognizes Kobre & Kim as Top International Law Firm in Korea and China for 2021

Chambers and Partners has once again recognized Kobre & Kim as among the top international law firms in South Korea and in China for 2021.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/chambers-partners-again-recognizes-kobre-kim-top-international-law-firm-korea-china-2021
2020 12 4

Rebecca Hume and Jef Klazen Attend Exclusive Cambridge Forum as Steering Committee Members

Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume and Jef Klazen will be attending Cambridge Forum’s Forum on International Enforcement of Judgments & Awards, taking place virtually from December 4 to 8, 2020.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-jef-klazen-attend-exclusive-cambridge-forum-steering-committee-members
2020 12 3

Kobre & Kim Makes the GIR 100 for 5th Consecutive Year

For the fifth consecutive year running, Kobre & Kim has made the Global Investigations Review (GIR) 100 as one of the world’s leading law firms to handle cross-border investigations.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-makes-the-gir-100-for-5th-consecutive-year
2020 12 2

Leonardo Palhares Joins Kobre & Kim as Regional Managing Director, Latin America

SÃO PAULO, December 2, 2020 – Leonardo A. F. Palhares has joined Kobre & Kim as the Regional Managing Director, Latin America. Mr. Palhares is a member of senior management with responsibility for the firm’s strategic commercial relationships, as well as for providing business advice to clients throughout Latin America.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/leonardo-palhares-joins-kobre-and-kim-as-regional-managing-director-latin-america
2020 11 19

Kobre & Kim Seeks Knock-Out Punch in Suit Against CFTC For Disclosure of Kraft Settlement Documents

Kobre & Kim has asked a federal judge to grant its motion for summary judgement in its FOIA suit against the CFTC, which seeks to shed light on the agency’s infamous US $16 million “gag” settlement last year with Kraft and Mondelez over allegations of wheat futures manipulation. The firm is seeking an order compelling the CFTC to produce a trove of unredacted documents and communications, including records from the two days after the CFTC retracted its press releases about the settlement, which accused Kraft of market manipulation in apparent violation of the consent order that had just been entered by a federal judge.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-seeks-knock-out-punch-suit-against-cftc-disclosure-kraft-settlement-documents
2020 11 18

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-rosen-on-how-auto-startups-can-defend-and-enforce-their-ip-from-tech-giants
2020 11 17

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/nick-cherryman-panel-debt-enforcement-strategies-indian-banks-non-performing-loans
2020 11 16

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-to-lead-insol-international-virtual-panel-on-successful-global-restructuring
2020 11 12

Kobre & Kim’s Israel Practice is Robus’ International Law Firm of the Week

Kobre & Kim has been chosen as the International Law Firm of the Week by Robus, a consulting firm that focuses on the Israel legal market.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-israel-practice-is-robus-international-law-firm-of-the-week
2020 11 12

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/finding-the-unknown-creating-innovative-strategies-protect-recover-assets-complex-family-disputes
2020 11 11

Polly Wilkins Wins Lawyer of the Year at Citywealth Future Leaders 2020

It is with great excitement that Kobre & Kim announces Polly Wilkins has won Lawyer of the Year (Partner) at the 2020 Citywealth Future Leaders Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/polly-wilkins-wins-lawyer-of-the-year-at-citywealth-future-leaders-2020
2020 11 6

U.S. District Judge Finds Nigeria Misled Court in Effort to Avoid Payment of $9.6 Billion Award

Nigeria misled a federal district court judge as part of an effort to attack a $9.6 billion arbitration award made against it, according to a ruling issued today by U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer of the Southern District of New York.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/us-district-judge-finds-nigeria-misled-court-in-effort-to-avoid-payment-of-96-billion-award
2020 11 5

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-kim-dispels-common-misconceptions-overseas-asset-forfeiture-lecture-rok-police
2020 11 4

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/video-kobre-and-kim-kicks-off-participation-2020-china-international-import-expo
2020 10 23

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jeremey-bressman-to-join-virtual-panel-on-asset-recovery-in-the-middle-east
2020 10 13

Kobre & Kim Honors Gabriela Mistral for Hispanic Heritage Month

To celebrate the Hispanic Heritage Month, today we honor the award-winning poet and writer Gabriela Mistral for her unique contributions.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-honors-gabriela-mistral-for-hispanic-heritage-month
2020 10 8

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-han-joins-virtual-panel-on-reputation-management-in-the-wake-of-fraud-allegations
2020 10 7

Kobre & Kim Welcomes Accomplished APAC Offshore Lawyer Timothy Haynes in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, October 7, 2020 – Seasoned offshore disputes and insolvency lawyer Timothy Haynes has joined Kobre & Kim as a partner in its Hong Kong office.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-welcomes-accomplished-apac-offshore-lawyer-timothy-haynes-in-hong-kong
2020 10 5

Kobre & Kim Recognized as Top White-Collar Crime Defense Law Firm by Legal500 UK

Legal500 has once again recognized Kobre & Kim as a leading “Fraud: White-Collar Crime” law firm in their 2021 UK rankings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-recognized-as-top-white-collar-crime-defense-law-firm-by-legal500-uk
2020 10 2

Kobre & Kim Honors Rafael (Ralph) Carlos Estrada for Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Kobre & Kim will highlight and reflect on the unique contributions made by Latinx individuals both inside and outside of the legal industry. Today, we honor late lawyer and civil rights advocate Rafael (Ralph) Carlos Estrada, who is the great-grandfather of current Kobre & Kim employee Jorge Estrada.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-honors-rafael-ralph-carlos-estrada-for-hispanic-heritage-month
2020 09 18

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-joins-virtual-panel-to-discuss-the-role-of-whistleblowers-in-the-us
2020 09 17

Kobre & Kim Ranked Among Vault’s Top Law Firms for Quality of Life and Diversity

Kobre & Kim was featured for the first time on Vault’s 2021 Quality of Life and Diversity rankings, where the firm was among the top 25 midsized law firms. Among the notable recognitions, the firm was ranked 23rd for “Best to Work For” firms, including making the top 10 in terms of compensation and top 20 for diversity.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-ranked-among-vaults-top-law-firms-for-quality-of-life-and-diversity
2020 09 16

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-kim-virtual-panel-battle-tested-techniques-enforce-judgments-awards-against-sovereigns
2020 09 15

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/farrington-yates-chairs-insol-international-panel-fraud-pandemic
2020 09 11

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/alan-guy-virtual-panel-thinking-litigation-funder-improve-client-law-firm-decision-making
2020 09 9

Nineteen Kobre & Kim Lawyers Recognized as Leaders by Who’s Who Legal

We are proud to announce that Who’s Who Legal (WWL) recognized nineteen Kobre & Kim lawyers as Global Leaders in their latest global ranking of lawyers for 2020 in the areas of asset recovery, business crime defense, investigations and restructuring & insolvency.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/nineteen-kobre-and-kim-lawyers-recognized-as-leaders-by-whos-who-legal
2020 09 9

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/webinar-proactive-strategies-ultra-high-net-worth-individuals-central-america
2020 09 8

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/polly-wilkins-shortlisted-on-citywealth-future-leaders-awards-2020
2020 08 14

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/danielle-rose-recognized-benchmark-litigation-top-250-women-in-litigation
2020 08 14

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-discusses-third-party-risks-covid-19-amcham-india
2020 08 13

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/martin-de-luca-discuss-handling-investigations-amcham-brazil
2020 08 12

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. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-listed-as-leading-international-law-firm-for-india-related-work
2020 08 10

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/lian-lian-global-ip-dispute-resolution-strategies-chinese-companies
2020 08 7

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-etc-labs-pursue-ethereum-classic-blockchain-attackers
2020 07 24

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-kim-womens-initiative-all-women-panel-doj-enforcement-trends-risks-latin-america
2020 07 22

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/gabriela-ruiz-joins-pwc-webinar-on-post-pandemic-cross-border-investigations
2020 07 20

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/martin-de-luca-joins-panel-discussing-doj-investigations-into-brazilian-entities
2020 07 10

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).

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-kim-robin-rathmell-chambers-recognition-financial-crime-hnwis
2020 07 8

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-moderates-panel-insolvency-tools-arbitration-cases-russia-cis
2020 06 30

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/2020-lgbtq-pride-month-at-kobre-and-kim
2020 06 12

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.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-kim-hosts-webinar-working-with-law-enforcement-asset-recovery-disputes
2020 05 28

Kobre & Kim Makes Top 5 in Am Law 2020 Diversity Scorecard

Kobre & Kim is proud to announce its ranking of #5 in The American Lawyer’s 2020 Diversity Scorecard, marking the first time the firm has ever made it to the top five.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-kim-makes-top-5-in-am-law-2020-diversity-scorecard
2020 05 27

Kobre & Kim Hosts a Webinar on Asset Recovery in the Post Pandemic Balkans

Billions of dollars are being infused into the Balkans by the World Bank, IMF, sovereigns and other investment entities in response to Covid-19 and the ensuing economic fall-out.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-kim-webinar-asset-recovery-post-pandemic-balkans
2020 05 22

Robin Rathmell and Nathaniel Barber Ranked on Citywealth’s Top 100 Trust Litigators List 2020

Congratulations to Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell and Nathaniel Barber for their inclusion on Citywealth’s Top 100 Trust Litigators List 2020!

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/robin-rathmell-nathaniel-barber-ranked-citywealth-top-100-trust-litigators-list-2020
2020 05 20

Rebecca Hume on Cross-Cultural Considerations in Global Insolvencies

Insolvencies and restructuring transactions are increasingly cross-border, involving a mix of stakeholders from different backgrounds and cultures. Understanding and being sensitive to these different cultures can oftentimes be key to success, as Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume will discuss at an International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) panel on May 21st at 7am ET / 12p BST.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-cross-cultural-considerations-global-insolvencies
2020 05 19

Danielle Rose and Zachary Rosenbaum on the Post-COVID-19 Legal Landscape for CLOs

Amidst one of the worst recessions in modern history, the collateralized loan obligation (CLO) market is becoming especially vulnerable as credit conditions deteriorate. From 10am to 11am ET, May 28, 2020, Kobre & Kim’s Danielle Rose and Zachary Rosenbaum will lead a virtual panel and Q&A discussing what may lie ahead.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/danielle-rose-zachary-rosenbaum-post-covid-19-legal-landscape-clos
2020 05 14

Randall Arthur Joins Webinar on Insolvency and Global Asset Recovery

Kobre & Kim’s Randall Arthur spoke on insolvency-related strategies available to lawyers and insolvency practitioners for tracking down and recovering assets worldwide at an April 24 webinar hosted by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Restructuring and Insolvency Faculty.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/randall-arthur-joins-webinar-on-insolvency-and-global-asset-recovery
2020 05 11

Ben Sirota on Litigation Strategies for Private Damages Actions Based on Cartel Conduct in Brazil

Kobre & Kim’s Ben Sirota will join IREE (Instituto para Reforma das Relações entre Estado e Empresa, The Institute for Reform of Relations between State and Company) for a webinar focused on comparing the Brazilian and U.S. regimes as it pertains to claims of damages for cartel or other antitrust conduct.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/ben-sirota-litigation-strategies-private-damages-actions-cartel-conduct-brazil
2020 05 6

Kobre & Kim’s Women’s Initiative Hosts All-Women Panel on Global Discovery Tools Amidst COVID-19 Disruption

Kobre & Kim’s Women’s Initiative hosted an all-women happy hour and panel discussion on May 6 on legal issues surrounding cross-border cases and related negotiations amidst the global disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-kim-women-initiative-all-women-panel-global-discovery-tools-covid-19-disruption
2020 04 28

Kobre & Kim Hosts Virtual Panels on Ultra High Net Worth Litigation

Starting on May 5th, and through May 12th, Kobre & Kim will host a series of virtual panel sessions entitled, “Global Litigation and Ultra High Net Worth Individuals: Unique Challenges and Strategic Opportunities.”

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-and-kim-to-host-first-ever-virtual-conference
2020 04 24

Nicholas Surmacz Ranked in Global Investigations Review’s 40 Under 40

Congratulations to Kobre & Kim’s Nicholas Surmacz, who was selected by Global Investigations Review (GIR) to be on the third edition of their “40 Under 40” list recognizing highly-accomplished young investigations specialists shaping the future of this fast-evolving area of law.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/nicholas-surmacz-ranked-in-global-investigations-review-40-under-40
2020 04 16

Who’s Who Legal Recognizes Fourteen Kobre & Kim Lawyers as Leading Practitioners in Asset Recovery

We are proud to announce that Who’s Who Legal, in a global ranking of practitioners, has recognized fourteen Kobre & Kim lawyers as Leading Practitioners in its recently published analysis of the asset recovery practice area for 2020. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/whos-who-legal-fourteen-kobre-kim-lawyers-leading-practitioners-asset-recovery
2020 04 13

Hartley West Joins Webinar to Discuss White Collar Litigation in the Time of COVID-19

Kobre & Kim’s Hartley West will be joining an online panel to discuss white-collar litigation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar, hosted by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Chapters of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association and by the Federal Bar Association, will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 11am PT.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/hartley-west-webinar-white-collar-litigation-covid-19
2020 04 10

Robin Rathmell and Polly Wilkins on Managing High-Stakes International Private Client Litigation

Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell and Polly Wilkins will be hosting a webinar in association with The Private Client Global Elite on Wednesday April 15, 9am EDT / 2pm BST.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/robin-rathmell-polly-wilkins-international-private-client-litigation
2020 04 8

Kobre & Kim, in collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies’ COVID-19 Local Response Initiative, on how to ensure maximum amount of relief dollars reach those that need them most.

Founding Kobre & Kim partner Steven Kobre and New York-based partner William McGovern presented to the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Tuesday, April 7th in collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies’ COVID-19 Local Response Initiative.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-bloomberg-philanthropies-covid-19-local-response-initiative
2020 03 27

Martin De Luca Joins Webinar on Pandemic Business Strategies

Kobre & Kim’s Martin De Luca will be joining a webinar hosted by Brazilian law firm Cascione on March 31 to discuss how businesses can best respond in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/martin-de-luca-webinar-pandemic-business-strategies
2020 03 27

Matthew Boucher, Benjamin Sirota and Hartley West Host ABA Webinar on Criminal Antitrust

Kobre & Kim’s Matthew Boucher, Benjamin Sirota and Hartley West will be hosting a Zoom teleconference with the American Bar Association to discuss trends in the criminal antitrust space on April 2, 12pm EDT.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/matthew-boucher-benjamin-sirota-hartley-west-host-aba-webinar-criminal-antitrust
2020 03 27

Kobre & Kim to Partner with Bloomberg Philanthropies in Assisting Cities Navigate Federal COVID-19 Aid

Kobre & Kim is proud to announce its partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies in a program designed to help U.S. cities better access, navigate and track federal programs available to support their COVID-19 response and recovery.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-bloomberg-philanthropies-cities-federal-covid-19-aid
2020 03 17

Kobre & Kim Sponsors 2020 Special Needs Foundation Cayman Breakfast Fundraiser

Kobre & Kim is incredibly proud to be one of two sponsors of the 2020 Special Needs Foundation Cayman Breakfast fundraiser at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman on March 11, 2020.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-kim-sponsors-special-needs-foundation-cayman-breakfast-fundraiser
2020 03 4

Vasu Muthyala Moderates ALB In-House Summit Panel on Crisis Management

Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala moderated a panel at the Asian Legal Business In-House Legal Summit in Mumbai, India, on February 27.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-moderates-alb-in-house-summit-panel-crisis-management
2020 02 28

Michael Kim is Benchmark Litigation’s International Arbitration Attorney of the Year

Michael Kim was honored with Benchmark Litigation’s U.S. Award for International Arbitration Attorney of the Year last night. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/michael-kim-benchmark-litigation-international-arbitration-attorney-of-the-year
2020 02 28

Kobre & Kim Honors Katherine Johnson for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Kobre & Kim continues its reflections on the unique contributions made by African Americans both inside and outside the legal industry. As the month draws to a close, we would like to pay tribute to NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who unfortunately passed away this week.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-honors-katherine-johnson-black-history-month
2020 02 26

Scott Hulsey to Join Panel at Fletcher Political Risk Conference 2020

Kobre & Kim’s Scott Hulsey will be joining a panel to discuss evolving business risks and risk management at the Fletcher Political Risk Conference 2020 in Medford, Massachusetts, on February 28.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/scott-hulsey-panel-fletcher-political-risk-conference-2020
2020 02 25

Robin Rathmell on the Role of Trustees in Civil and Criminal Fraud Proceedings

Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell will join Addys Schmitt, Sue Millar and Brian Lacy to participate in an interactive discussion on the role of trustees in managing fraud claims under both civil and criminal fraud proceedings at LegalWeek’s Trusts & Estates Litigation Forum 2020 in Marrakech, Morocco, on February 27.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/robin-rathmell-trustees-civil-criminal-fraud-proceedings
2020 02 24

Rebecca Hume to Co-Chair Asset Recovery International 2020

Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume will be co-chairing and speaking at the Asset Recovery International conference in Dublin, Ireland, from February 26 to 28.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-co-chair-asset-recovery-international-2020
2020 02 21

Kobre & Kim Honors Mae Jemison for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Kobre & Kim continues its reflections on the unique contributions made by African Americans both inside and outside the legal industry by featuring astronaut and physician Mae Jemison.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-honors-mae-jemison-black-history-month
2020 02 14

Kobre & Kim Honors Cecil F. Poole for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Kobre & Kim continues its reflections on the unique contributions made by African Americans both inside and outside the legal industry by featuring judge and lawyer Cecil F. Poole.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-honors-cecil-f-poole-black-history-month
2020 02 7

Kobre & Kim Honors Charlotte Gray 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 highlight lawyer and suffragist, Charlotte Gray.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-honors-charlotte-gray-for-black-history-month
2020 02 5

Evelyn Sheehan on the Criminalization of the Private Client Profession with LegalWeek

Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan will discuss the criminalization of the profession and the erosion of attorney-client privilege alongside a panel of fellow practitioners during LegalWeek’s Private Client Forum Americas, taking place in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, on February 7.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/evelyn-sheehan-criminalization-of-private-client-profession-legalweek
2020 02 3

Evelyn Sheehan Discusses the Division of Proceeds of Crime with the American Bankruptcy Institute

Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan will discuss the tensions that arise with the division of forfeited assets at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium in San Juan on February 4. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/evelyn-sheehan-division-of-proceeds-of-crime-american-bankruptcy-institute
2020 01 21

Jalil Asif QC Discusses Alternative Dispute Resolution at STEP Cayman 2020

Kobre & Kim’s Jalil Asif QC will be a featured speaker at STEP Cayman’s 2020 International Wealth Structuring Forum being held in Grand Cayman on Wednesday, January 22.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jalil-asif-discusses-alternative-dispute-resolution-at-step-cayman
2020 01 21

Kobre & Kim Earns Top Marks in 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Kobre & Kim earns 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual scorecard assessing LGBTQ workplace equality.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-top-marks-2020-corporate-equality-index
2020 01 16

Kobre & Kim Adds Highly Accomplished Civil Litigator Zachary Rosenbaum in New York

Zachary D. Rosenbaum, an experienced litigator with a long track record of success in high-stakes civil disputes, has joined Kobre & Kim in its New York office.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-adds-accomplished-litigator-in-new-york
2020 01 15

Rebecca Hume Shares Cross-Border Asset Recovery Strategies with the International Insolvency Institute

On January 16th, Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume will be speaking on a panel at the International Insolvency Institute’s USA/Canada/Caribbean and Latin America Regional Conference being held in Miami, Florida. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-shares-asset-recovery-strategies-with-international-insolvency-institute
2019 12 19

Kobre & Kim Wins Transfer of Jia Yueting’s Chapter 11 Case to California

A federal bankruptcy judge has ordered the transfer of Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting’s personal Chapter 11 case from Delaware to California.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-wins-transfer-jia-yueting-chapter-11-to-california
2019 12 5

Kobre & Kim Adds Prominent Offshore Litigator Ulrich Payne in the Cayman Islands

Kobre & Kim is announcing today that Ulrich Payne, a highly regarded offshore and onshore litigator, will be joining the firm as a partner in its Cayman Islands office in January.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-adds-litigator-ulrich-payne-cayman-islands
2019 12 4

Martin De Luca to Join Panel on Anti-Corruption Policy, Ethics and Integrity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Former U.S. Department of Justice Prosecutor and São Paulo-based lawyer Martin De Luca will be a featured speaker on a panel at the 1st International CGE RJ (Controller General of the State of Rio de Janeiro) Forum on Anticorruption Policy, Ethics, and Integrity in the State of Rio de Janeiro on December 5th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/martin-de-luca-joins-panel-anti-corruption-rio-de-janeiro-brazil
2019 12 3

Rebecca Hume on Offshore Insolvency Issues with INSOL International and RISA

Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume will join a panel of speakers at INSOL International and RISA’s One Day Seminar in the Bahamas on Thursday, December 5th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-on-offshore-insol-issues
2019 12 2

Andrew Stafford QC to Speak at Harbour Litigation Funding's Enforcement and Asset Recovery Event

Kobre & Kim’s Andrew Stafford QC is slated to speak at Harbour Litigation Funding’s Enforcement and Asset Recovery event taking place on December 4th in London.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/andrew-stafford-qc-speak-at-harbour-litigation-funding-event
2019 12 2

Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala to Speak at CFI’s Forum on Investigations and Enforcement in APAC

Former DOJ prosecutor and SEC enforcement lawyer Vasu Muthyala is traveling to Singapore to speak at Cambridge Forum Inc.’s Forum on Investigations and Enforcement in Asia-Pacific on Wednesday, December 4th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-speak-cfi-forum-investigations-enforcement-apac
2019 11 18

Rebecca Hume Co-Chairs 2019 RISA South Square Conference

On November 18, Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume will co-chair the 5th annual RISA and South Square joint conference in Grand Cayman.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-co-chairs-2019-risa-south-square-conference
2019 10 29

Kobre & Kim Listed in Global Investigations Review’s 100 Firms of 2019

Kobre & Kim has been named one of the world’s leading law firms for corporate investigations in the 2019 Global Investigations Review 100. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-kim-global-investigations-review-100-firms
2019 10 2

Martin De Luca Leads Discussion on Conducting Investigations in Latin America at IV International Compliance Congress

On Thursday, October 10, Kobre & Kim’s Martin De Luca will discuss the challenges of conducting investigations in Latin America at the Fourth International Compliance Congress, hosted by Argentine Association of Ethics and Compliance (AAEC) and Refinitiv in Buenos Aires.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/martin-de-luca-investigations-latin-america-iv-international-compliance-congress
2019 09 25

Marcus Green to Moderate Panel Exploring Special Elements of Enforceable Awards at Third Annual Conference on Enforcement of Arbitration Awards

On Thursday, September 26, Kobre and Kim’s Marcus Green will moderate a panel at Juris Conferences’ Third Annual Conference on Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in Boston, Massachusetts.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/marcus-green-moderates-panel-exploring-enforceable-awards
2019 09 24

Vasu Muthyala on Double Jeopardy in Criminal Proceedings at IBA Seoul

Hong Kong-based government enforcement defense lawyer Vasu Muthyala will be speaking at the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference in Seoul on September 25.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-on-double-jeopardy-at-iba-seoul
2019 09 20

Kobre & Kim team speaks on AI-enhanced litigation and White Collar criminal investigations at the IAKL 27th Annual Conference

Kobre & Kim lawyers Daniel Lee and Kunhee Cho spoke on emerging issues in the legal industry – from internal investigations to artificial intelligence – at the 27th Annual Conference hosted by the International Association of Korean Lawyers in Seoul from September 19th to the 21st.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-kim-speaks-on-ai-enhanced-litigation-and-criminal-investigations-at-iakl
2019 09 20

Nathan Park talks privacy protections and limitations the NAPABA Northeast Regional/AABANY Fall Conference

On Saturday, September 21, Kobre & Kim’s Nathan Park will examine privacy protections and limitations offered and enforced in different countries around the world at the joint NAPABA Northeast Regional/AABANY Fall Conference at New York City’s Fordham Law School.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/nathan-park-talks-privacy-protections-napaba-aabany-fall-conference
2019 09 11

Adriana Riviere-Badell Speaks on Asset Recovery Trends at OffshoreAlert’s Latin America Conference

Kobre & Kim’s Adriana Riviere-Badell will speak on a panel at the OffshoreAlert Latin America Conference in São Paulo on September 16. This panel, titled “Asset Recovery Latin America: Tips From The Experts (Part Two)”, will be led by top international fraud and asset recovery attorneys to discuss the emerging and dominant issues surrounding successful recovery efforts in the Latin American region.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/adriana-riviere-badell-speaks-asset-recovery-trends-offshorealert-latin-america-conference
2019 08 20

Human Rights First Awards Kobre & Kim with the 2019 Marvin E. Frankel Award

Kobre & Kim is a recipient of Human Rights First‘s Marvin E. Frankel Award, given in recognition of outstanding dedication to pro bono services. The firm has partnered with Human Rights First in the representation of asylum seekers and their families.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/human-rights-first-awards-kobre-and-kim-with-2019-marvin-e-frankel-award
2019 08 19

Vasu Muthyala Teaches a Master Class on Anti-Corruption and the FCPA at AMCHAM India

Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala will present an Anti-Corruption and FCPA Compliance Master Class for the American Chamber of Commerce in India August 21, in New Delhi. The class will focus on the present anti-corruption climate in India along with how new global anti-corruption policies will affect businesses in India and abroad. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-teaches-a-master-class-on-anti-corruption-and-the-fcpa-at-amcham-india
2019 07 22

Vasu Muthyala Conducts Anti-Corruption and Compliance Workshop in Washington DC

On July 23, Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala will be conducting a workshop at American Conference Institute’s Anti-Corruption Compliance for High Risk Markets in Washington DC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-conducts-anti-corruption-and-compliance-workshop
2019 07 8

Kobre & Kim Ranks for Litigation in First-Ever Israel Desks League Tables

Kobre & Kim ranks for Litigation in the first-ever Israel Desks League Tables, in recognition of the firm’s continued work in Israel and the presence of the only former DOJ prosecutor practicing from within the country, Robert Henoch.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-ranks-for-litigation-in-israel-desks-league
2019 07 2

Vasu Muthyala Discusses Volkswagen and Compliance at the TRACE Bribery and Economic Crime Summit

On Wednesday, June 26, Kobre & Kim’s Vasu Muthyala moderated a session entitled “What Went Wrong – The Volkswagen Story” at TRACE International’s Bribery and Economic Crime Summit in Vancouver, Canada.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-discusses-volkswagen-and-compliance-at-the-trace-bribery-and-economic-crime-summit
2019 06 19

Robin Rathmell Discusses Cross-Border Asset Forfeiture at STEP Israel

Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell will join a panel discussion on defending trusts against cross-border asset forfeiture at STEP Israel’s Annual Conference on June 19 in Tel Aviv.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/robin-rathmell-discusses-cross-border-asset-forfeiture-at-step-israel
2019 06 18

William McGovern Discusses Shifting U.S. Immigration Enforcement at the Annual Conference on Immigration Law

New U.S. policies now permit U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to use Interpol red notices as a basis to detain non-citizens in the United States.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-discusses-shifting-us-immigration-enforcement
2019 06 13

Adam Lavine Discusses Asset Recovery Strategies at III NextGen

On Sunday, June 16th, Kobre & Kim lawyer Adam Lavine will join a panel discussion focusing on asset recovery strategies in cross-border insolvency cases at the 19th Annual International Insolvency Conference’s NextGen Leadership Program in Barcelona, Spain.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/adam-lavine-discusses-asset-recovery-strategies-at-iii-nextgen
2019 06 12

Nick Cherryman Bolsters Kobre & Kim’s Cross-Border Disputes Capabilities in the UK

LONDON, Wednesday, June 12 – Nick Cherryman, one of the leading international commercial disputes lawyers in London, joined Kobre & Kim as a partner in its London office this month.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/nick-cherryman-bolsters-kobre-and-kims-cross-border-disputes-capabilities
2019 06 10

Sean Buckley, Scott Hulsey and Beau Barnes speak to the USCBC on US Businesses, National Security, and China

Sean Buckley, Scott Hulsey, and Beau Barnes, lawyers at Kobre & Kim who often represent global clients in disputes and investigations involving state security, will speak to the U.S.-China Business Council on June 10th about the ever-important factor of “national security” in current China - U.S. relations.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/sean-buckley-scott-hulsey-beau-barnes-speak-to-the-uscbc
2019 06 5

Evelyn Sheehan Discusses the Challenges of Conducting Internal Investigations

Kobre & Kim’s Evelyn Sheehan will join the panel “Challenging Issues in Internal Investigations” at Latin Lawyer’s GIR Live Anti-Corruption & Investigations symposium on June 6th in Mexico City to address the key components of selecting an effective and reliable counsel to carry out compliance measures.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/evelyn-sheehan-discusses-the-challenges-of-conducting-internal-investigations
2019 06 3

Farrington Yates Discusses Forum Shopping Issues in Fraud and Insolvency

On June 3rd, Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates will join a panel entitled “Forum Shopping” at KNect’s Asset Recovery Latin America conference in São Paulo. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/farrington-yates-discusses-forum-shopping-issues
2019 06 3

John Han and Wade Weems Lead Seminar on Unfair Competition Practices in the PRC, Southeast Asia

John Han and Wade Weems of Kobre & Kim will be leading a seminar discussion on unfair business practices in the PRC and Southeast Asia, and key strategies that global companies can employ to defend themselves accordingly from threats such as IP theft and counterfeiting.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-han-wade-weems-lead-seminar-on-unfair-competition
2019 05 29

Wade Weems Teams Up with Heywon Shin to Present on Voluntary Disclosure

Kobre & Kim’s Wade Weems, a former U.S. federal prosecutor who specializes in cross-border criminal cases and U.S. government enforcement action, partnered with Heywon Shin, the Vice President of Global Economic Sanctions for Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Hong Kong) to deliver key paths and examples on voluntary self-disclosure.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/wade-weems-with-heywon-shin-voluntary-disclosure
2019 05 20

Martin De Luca Leads Discussion on Embezzled Asset Tracing and Retrieval at ACI’s Ninth Anti-Corruption Summit, Brazil

Following one of the largest public bribery cases in Brazilian history, anti-corruption is an increasingly vital topic of consideration for those connected to the Brazilian market. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/martin-de-luca-on-embezzled-asset-tracing
2019 05 15

Farrington Yates Discusses Litigation Finance at BTG Global Advisory’s Annual Meeting

Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates will join a panel of experts at BTG Global Advisory’s Annual Meeting in Toronto on May 15th to discuss litigation finance. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/farrington-yates-discusses-litigation-finance-at-btg
2019 05 14

Daniel Lee on the Challenges of Conducting Internal Investigations

Seoul-based attorney Daniel Lee moderated a panel discussing best practices for conducting effective internal investigations in both South Korea and abroad at the ALB Korea Anti-Corruption Forum on May 9 in Seoul.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/daniel-lee-on-the-challenges-of-conducting-internal-investigations
2019 05 10

John Han and Randall Arthur Explore Asset Tracing and Recovery Strategies at KNect in Singapore

Whether victims of fraud are at the beginning stages of their suit or in the middle of a contentious insolvency or litigation process, monetizing claims against debtors has proven difficult—particularly when multiple jurisdictions are involved.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-han-randall-arthur-explore-asset-tracing-and-recovery
2019 05 8

Jian Wu Discusses Dispute Resolution Between Chinese Investors and Local African Partners

Kobre & Kim’s Jian Wu will utilize his experience in multijurisdictional investigations to discuss the unique challenges facing China-based companies operating in Africa at New York City Bar’s “Chinese Energy and Infrastructure Projects in Emerging Markets” panel in New York on May 9th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jian-wu-discusses-dispute-resolution-between-chinese-investors-and-local-african-partners
2019 05 7

Calvin Koo and Vasu Muthyala Speak on Advising Financial Institutions and Managing Internal Investigations

Kobre & Kim’s Calvin Koo and Vasu Muthyala, who specialize in multinational government enforcement and regulatory actions, will be speaking on the latest issues surrounding financial institutions and related professionals in Hong Kong at Legal Plus’s “Are You Affected by Risk?” seminar on May 8th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/calvin-koo-and-vasu-muthyala-on-advising-financial-institutions
2019 04 30

Marcus Green Discusses the Process of Underwriting at the General Counsel Forum on Litigation Finance

Kobre & Kim’s Marcus Green joins a workshop panel of experts to discuss the step-by-step process of case underwriting at Momentum Events’ General Counsel Forum on Litigation Finance on May 1 in New York, NY.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/marcus-green-discusses-the-process-of-underwriting-at-the-general-counsel-forum-on-litigation-finance
2019 04 23

David McGill Moderates a Panel on Enforcement Actions involving Digital Currency

Kobre & Kim’s David McGill, an accomplished investigator with a focus on the intersection of finance and technology, will moderate a panel of digital currency experts on law enforcement and regulatory actions within the sector at ABA’s Fifth Blockchain, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute event on April 26th

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/david-mcgill-moderates-a-panel-on-enforcement-actions-involving-digital-currency
2019 04 23

Jason Masimore Discusses the Power of Jurisdiction in Asset Recovery at the Big Debt Recovery Conference in Moscow

London-based attorney and former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor Jason Masimore joined panelists at Legal Insight’s Big Debt Recovery conference in Moscow on April 18, where he discussed strategic considerations for legal professionals when determining the best strategies to monetize cross-border, asset recovery matters in a panel presentation titled “Alternatives: Civil and Criminal Enforcement Abroad.”

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jason-masimore-discusses-the-power
2019 04 23

William McGovern Discusses Litigation and Regulatory Risk in Current US-China Climate

William McGovern, with extensive government enforcement defense experience throughout Asia, will join a panel of fellow specialists to speak on the risks that companies and individuals conducting business with China face, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-discusses-litigation
2019 04 22

Robin Rathmell Discusses Litigation Funding Abroad at the Big Debt Recovery Conference in Moscow

A gradual relaxation of rules in most common law jurisdictions has led to litigation funding quickly becoming a more mainstream solution to mitigating the financial risk of litigation around the world.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/robin-rathmell-discusses-litigation-funding
2019 04 12

John Han Speaks With CDR on Patent Overcharging Saga against CPA Global

Kobre & Kim’s John Han recently sat down with Commercial Dispute Resolution to discuss the latest court decision in the investigation against CPA Global for alleged overcharging of its patent renewal services.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/john-han-speaks-with-cdr-on-patent-overcharging-saga-against-cpa-global
2019 04 10

Jason Masimore on What to Consider in U.S.-Facing Extradition Cases

London-based attorney and former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor Jason Masimore recently delivered a speech in Kiev, Ukraine entitled “U.S.-Facing Considerations in Extradition Cases” at the International Criminal Law Forum 2019 on April 5th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jason-masimore-on-what-to-consider
2019 04 10

John Han and Hartley West on Partnering with the U.S. Government in Asset Recovery Efforts with ACC Singapore

When conventional approaches to asset recovery fail to compel international debtors, joining forces with U.S. enforcement to implement offensive investigations can sharpen asset recovery tactics by facilitating the acquisition of investigative intelligence, enforce court orders and apply heavy pressure to debtors.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-han-and-hartley-west
2019 04 9

Leif Simonson to Deliver Talks on International Arbitration and Judgment Enforcement at ABA Annual Conferences

Kobre & Kim’s Leif T. Simonson is taking his experience with cross-border disputes, judgment enforcement and asset recovery and is hitting the road to deliver remarks at American Bar Association (ABA) annual conferences in Washington, D.C. and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/leif-simonson-to-deliver-talks-on-international-arbitration
2019 04 1

Daniel Saval Explores Strategies for Crypto Asset Recovery at the INSOL International Conference in Singapore

Kobre & Kim’s Daniel Saval brings his experience in both high-stakes insolvency as well as cryptocurrency to the INSOL International Annual Regional Conference in Singapore on April 4th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/daniel-saval-explores-strategies-for-crypto-asset-recovery-at-the-insol-international-conference-in-singapore
2019 04 1

Kobre & Kim Scores Victory in $14m Judgment against Sky Solar Holdings Founder

Kobre & Kim secured an order from a New York federal court confirming an arbitration award totaling nearly $14 million entered against Weili Su, the founder of Sky Solar Holdings Co. Ltd., a Cayman Islands company that operated solar power generating parks around the world.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-scores-victory-in-14m-judgment-against-sky-solar-holdings-founder
2019 03 29

Steven Kobre Talks Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards with HIALSA

Firm co-founder Steven Kobre will be joining the Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association, or HIALSA, on April 1st for the last session of their 2018-19 international arbitration workshop on what is usually the last step in the lifecycle of an arbitration, the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/steven-kobre-talks-recognition-and-enforcement-of-arbitral-awards-with-hialsa
2019 03 26

Rebecca Hume Delivers Webinar on Resolving Shareholder Disputes with Financial Poise

On March 26th, Kobre & Kim’s Rebecca Hume participated in a Webinar panel on Resolving Shareholder Disputes as part of Financial Poise’s series on Common Commercial Conflicts 2019.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-delivers-webinar-on-resolving-shareholder-disputes-with-financial-poise
2019 03 20

Kunhee Cho Discusses Cross-Border Judgment Enforcement at the IAKL European Conference in Austria

Kobre & Kim’s Kunhee Cho brings his experience in international judgment enforcement to discuss key steps to mounting a successful global asset recovery project at the 9th IAKL European Conference on March 22 in Vienna, Austria.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kunhee-cho-discusses-cross-border-judgment-enforcement-at-the-iakl-european-conference-in-austria
2019 03 18

Kobre & Kim & Counsel Takes Record ICSID Award to U.S. District Court for ConocoPhillips

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys, together with other legal counsel, are handling enforcement of the largest arbitration award in the history of the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), on behalf of U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips against the Republic of Venezuela.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-and-counsel-takes-record-icsid-award-to-us-district-court-for-conocophillips
2019 03 7

Steven Kobre and Nathan Park Discuss Cross-Border Arbitration at Lunch Seminar with KCAB International

An increasing number of parties to Korea-related transactions are choosing to settle commercial disputes outside of court.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/steven-kobre-and-nathan-park-discuss-cross-border-arbitration-at-lunch-seminar-with-kcab-international
2019 03 7

William McGovern Discusses Regulatory Challenges for High Net Worth Individuals with Global Business Interests

On March 7th, Kobre & Kim's William McGovern utilized his experience in cross-border government enforcement defense to examine the challenges that arise for high-net-worth individuals with global business interests subject to investigation by international authorities.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-discusses-regulatory-challenges-for-high-net-worth-individuals-with-global-business-interests
2019 03 7

Kiran Unni Discusses Litigation Privilege in Corporate Fraud Investigations with C5

Kobre & Kim attorney Kiran Unni, who has extensive experience in matters involving fraud and anti-corruption, will discuss the changing scope of litigation privilege in corporate investigations at C5’s 13th Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery conference on March 14 in Geneva, Switzerland.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kiran-unni-discusses-litigation-privilege-in-corporate-fraud-investigations-with-c5
2019 02 27

Rebecca Hume Co-Chairs KNect365's Asset Recovery International Conference

Kobre & Kim attorney Rebecca Hume, who has extensive expertise in international judgment enforcement and asset tracing, will Co-Chair this year’s Asset Recovery International conference in Dublin, Ireland on March 1.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-co-chairs-knect365s-asset-recovery-international-conference
2019 02 27

Vasu Muthyala Examines Corporate Ethics and Compliance in India

Kobre & Kim attorney Vasu Muthyala will moderate a discussion on corporate accountability and ethics compliance at the India In-House Legal Summit on February 27.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-examines-corporate-ethics-and-compliance-in-india
2019 02 25

Jef Klazen to Discuss Breaking Trusts and Recovering Assets in Fraud Cases

Kobre & Kim attorney Jef Klazen, who has extensive experience in cross-border asset tracing and recovery, will explore asset protection trusts in the U.S and how to impede individuals attempting to protect assets from creditors within them as part of the panel entitled “Asset Protection Trusts: How to Break Them,” at KNect365 Law’s Asset Recovery International conference in Dublin, Ireland on March 1.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jef-klazen-to-discuss-breaking-trusts-and-recovering-assets-in-fraud-cases
2019 02 20

Leif Simonson Discusses the Current State of International Litigation at iLaw 2019

Kobre & Kim attorney Leif Simonson will join a panel of fellow experts to discuss trending cases, topics and recent court decisions involving international litigation at the iLaw 2019 ILS Global Forum on International Law on February 22nd in Miami, Florida.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/leif-simonson-discusses-the-current-state-of-international-litigation-at-ilaw-2019
2019 02 13

Benjamin Sauter Discusses Cryptocurrency in Asia at the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum

Kobre & Kim attorney Benjamin Sauter will discuss the regulatory and policy landscape surrounding cryptocurrency at the International Bar Association’s Asia Pacific Forum on February 28.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/benjamin-sauter-discusses-cryptocurrency-in-asia-at-the-iba-asia-pacific-regional-forum-
2019 02 13

Jeremy Hollembeak to Deliver Webinar on Ultra Petroleum, Make Whole Premiums and Bankruptcy Litigation

With his expertise in bankruptcy and debtor-creditor litigation, Kobre & Kim attorney Jeremy Hollembeak will discuss changes to the treatment of Make-Whole Premiums following the U.S. 5th Circuit's decision in In Re: Ultra Petroleum Corporation during a webinar hosted by the American Bar Association on February 19.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jeremy-hollembeak-to-deliver-webinar-on-ultra-petroleum--make-whole-premiums-and-bankruptcy-litigation
2019 02 8

Beau Barnes Examines U.S. Enforcement of Venezuelan Sanctions in 2018

Beau Barnes will join a panel of experts to discuss the development and enforcement of U.S. sanctions in Venezuela at the American Bar Association’s event entitled “2018 U.S. Sanctions Year-in-Review” in Washington D.C. on February 19.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/beau-barnes-examines-us-enforcement-of-venezuelan-sanctions-in-2018-
2019 02 6

Jason Masimore Discusses the Future of U.S. Wealth Advisement in Citywealth Magazine

London-based Kobre & Kim attorney Jason Masimore spoke with Citywealth Magazine, which has an audience of UK-based high-net-worth individuals (HNWI’s), on the future of wealth advisement for private clients and their families within the U.S. wealth market.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/jason-masimore-discusses-the-future-of-us-wealth-advisement-in-city-wealth-magazine
2019 02 5

Robin Rathmell Explores Private Client Asset Forfeiture Defense at the Cambridge Forum

Kobre & Kim attorney Robin Rathmell analyzes the relationship between onshore and offshore jurisdictions in asset forfeiture actions at the Cambridge Forum on Protecting the Wealthy, their Assets and Advisors on February 11.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/robin-rathmell-explores-private-client-asset-forfeiture-defense-at-the-cambridge-forum
2019 01 30

Jake Chervinsky Speaks with Forbes about Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulation

Kobre & Kim attorney Jake Chervinsky spoke with Forbes on the current state of regulation from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in regards to crypto exchanges.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/jake-chervinsky-speaks-with-forbes-about-cryptocurrency-exchange-regulation
2019 01 30

Andrew Stafford QC discusses the impact of Brexit on judgements within the EU with Law 360

Kobre & Kim attorney Andrew Stafford QC discussed the potential complications of judgment enforcement within Europe arising from the current state of Brexit with Law 360.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/andrew-stafford-qc-discusses-the-impact-of-brexit-on-judgements-within-the-eu-with-law-360
2019 01 29

Jalil Asif QC and William McGovern Explore Wealth Structuring at STEP Cayman 2019

Kobre & Kim attorneys Jalil Asif QC and William McGovern will explore international wealth structuring and cross-border litigation at STEP Cayman’s 2019 International Wealth Structuring Forum.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jalil-asif-qc-and-william-mcgovern-explore-wealth-structuring-and-cross-border-litigation-at-step-cayman-s-2019-international-wealth-structuring-forum
2019 01 28

George Utlik Discusses Effective Use of U.S. Discovery Tools in Aid of Foreign Proceedings, including Recent Litigation and Arbitrations Involving Russian and CIS Parties

In our increasingly global world, U.S. discovery orders available under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 provide a powerful tool to foreign litigants to collect necessary evidence for use in a foreign proceeding and to add pressure on their opponents.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/george-utlik-discusses-effective-use-of-us-discovery-tools-in-aid-of-foreign-proceedings--including-recent-litigation-and-arbitrations-involving-russian-and-cis-parties
2019 01 22

Litigation Funding for Israeli Companies - Webinar

On Tuesday, January 22, two of Kobre & Kim's intellectual property lawyers, Israel-based Michael Rosen and San Francisco-based Michael Ng, hosted a live webinar exploring how Israeli entrepreneurs and investors can benefit from the burgeoning litigation finance industry and maximize the value of their legal claims.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/litigation-funding-for-israeli-companies---live-webinar
2019 01 17

Jonathan Cogan Examines Public Corruption Trials Post-McDonnell

Kobre & Kim attorney Jonathan Cogan will join a panel of fellow experts to discuss the impact of McDonnell v. United States on high-profile corruption cases as part of a seminar entitled “Public Corruption Trials in a Post-McDonnell World,” hosted by the Federal Bar Council in New York City on January 23rd.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jonathan-cogan-examines-public-corruption-trials-post-mcdonnell
2019 01 17

John Han and Ryan Middlemas Discuss Hong Kong Discovery in Lexis Nexis

A team of HK-based Kobre & Kim attorneys – John Han and Ryan Middlemas – explore Hong Kong dispute resolution and discovery in Lexis Nexis.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/john-han-and-ryan-middlemas-discuss-hong-kong-discovery-in-lexis-nexis
2019 01 4

Offshore Lawyers Rebecca Hume and Peter Tyers-Smith Explore Cross-border Insolvency at ABI’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Offshore lawyers Rebecca Hume and Peter Tyers-Smith will explore cross-border insolvency at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/offshore-lawyers-rebecca-hume-and-peter-tyers-smith-explore-cross-border-insolvency-at-abi-s-caribbean-insolvency-symposium
2018 12 14

Kobre & Kim Wins US Court Restraining Order Against Chinese Billionaire Jia Yueting in International Enforcement

Kobre & Kim has obtained another important victory in enforcing an arbitration award against Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, the high-profile businessman who founded tech conglomerates Le.com and LeEco. The arbitral award, made by the Beijing Arbitration Commission in January this year, is held by To-Win Capital Group Co., Ltd (“To-Win Capital”) against Jia Yueting.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-wins-uscourt-restraining-order-against-chinese-billionaire-jia-yueting-in-international-enforcement
2018 12 10

Kobre & Kim Wins Order Against Chinese Billionaire Jia Yueting in International Enforcement

Kobre & Kim has obtained an important victory in enforcing an arbitration award against Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, the high-profile businessman who founded tech conglomerates Le.com and LeEco. The arbitral award, made by the Beijing Arbitration Commission in January this year, is held by To-Win Capital Group Co., Ltd (“To-Win Capital”) against Jia Yueting.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-wins-order-against-chinese-billionaire-jia-yueting-in-international-enforcement-
2018 12 5

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in 2019 Legal Directories

The firm and its lawyers have received recognition for outstanding achievements during the past year by both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-receives-top-rankings-in-2019-legal-directories
2018 12 3

Vasu Muthyala Examines Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Investigations in Asia

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala will lead a discussion on recent developments in anti-corruption enforcement in Asia at Duxes' 7th Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit on December 6 in Hong Kong.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-examines-anti-corruption-enforcement-and-investigations-in-asia
2018 12 3

Martin De Luca Discusses the FCPA and Internal Investigations in Sao Paulo

Kobre & Kim attorney Martin De Luca will join a panel of fellow experts to discuss challenges and specific cases pertaining to internal investigations – both in Brazil and around the world – at WFaria’s 3rd Compliance and Internal Investigations conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 4th.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/martin-de-luca-discusses-the-fcpa-and-internal-investigations-in-sao-paulo
2018 11 28

Steve Perlstein and Beau Barnes Discuss Using CFAA to Combat Insider Threats

Kobre & Kim attorneys Steve Perlstein and Beau Barnes will lead a discussion on the use of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) as a tool to combat insider threats at SIFMA’s Insider Threat Roundtable on November 29 in New York.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/steve-perlstein-and-beau-barnes-discuss-using-cfaa-to-combat-insider-threats
2018 11 14

Jonathan Huth Leads a Discussion on Digital Currency Regulation and Enforcement

Jonathan Huth will lead a discussion on digital currency regulation and enforcement at Inside Fintech 2018 on November 30 in Seoul.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jonathan-huth-leads-a-discussion-on-cryptocurrency-regulation-and-enforcement
2018 11 8

Daniel Lee Explores Cross-Border Internal Investigations in Korea

Daniel Lee will review what international companies should consider when conducting cross-border investigations in Korea at the Asian Legal Business Korea In-House Legal Summit on November 8. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/daniel-lee-explores-cross-border-internal-investigations-in-korea
2018 11 8

Kobre & Kim Explains How Litigation Funds Support Israeli Tech Companies Facing Lawsuits from MNCs

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Michael Rosen, Robert Henoch, and Will Rosenzweig – shed light on the invaluable benefits litigation funding tools present for innovative Israeli companies facing court disputes with MNCs.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-explains-how-litigation-funds-support-israeli-tech-companies-facing-lawsuits-from-mncs
2018 11 6

Matthew Menchel Discusses the Decline of Trials by Jury in Federal Courts

Matthew Menchel discusses the national decline of trials by jury in federal courts at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ 2018 White Collar Seminar on November 9 in Washington DC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/matthew-menchel-discusses-the-decline-of-trials-by-jury-in-federal-courts
2018 11 5

Scott Hulsey Discusses the Complexity of Cross-Border Investigations

Scott Hulsey will participate in a discussion on the complexity of cross-border investigations and at the 2nd Annual GIR Live conference in Frankfurt on November 9.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/scott-hulsey-discusses-the-complexity-of-cross-border-investigations
2018 11 5

Adriana Riviere-Badell Explores Cross-Border Government Cooperation in the Americas

Adriana Riviere-Badell will be speaking on the increasing cooperation between government authorities as they seek to enforce criminal laws in the Americas at ABA’s International Conference on November 8 in Mexico City.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/adriana-riviere-badell-explores-cross-border-government-cooperation-in-the-americas
2018 10 30

APABA Silicon Valley Honors Kobre & Kim with Beacon Award for Diversity

Kobre & Kim is the proud recipient of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association Silicon Valley’s annual “Beacon Award for Diversity,” in recognition of the firm’s dedication to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/apaba-silicon-valley-honors-kobre-and-kim-with-beacon-award-for-diversity
2018 10 23

John Han Examines International Arbitration Awards and Enforcement Strategies

On October 26, John Han will join the panel “Maximizing Recovery in International Arbitration” at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s Pre-Dispute Strategy Workshop.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-han-examines-international-arbitration-awards-and-enforcement-strategies
2018 10 22

Martin De Luca Explores Government Monitorships at Fenalaw 2018

Martin De Luca will discuss government monitorships at the Fenalaw 2018 conference on October 24-26 in São Paulo, Brazil. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/martin-de-luca-explores-government-monitorships-at-fenalaw-2018
2018 10 22

John Han and Joyce Xiang Discuss Foreign Judgment Enforcement Measurements in the U.S. and Offshore

John Han and Joyce Xiang will discuss recognition and enforcement of foreign court judgments and interim measure implementation in the U.S. and offshore jurisdictions at a Tiantong Law Firm Event on October 24.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-han-discusses-foreign-judgment-enforcement-measurements-in-the-us-and-offshore
2018 10 22

Daniel Lee Moderates a Discussion on Managing Internal Investigations

Daniel Lee will be serving as a panel moderator at Legal Plus’ 7th Annual Korea International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Summit on October 24 in Seoul. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/daniel-lee-moderates-a-discussion-on-managing-internal-investigations
2018 10 17

Marcus Green and Adriana Riviere-Badell Discuss the “Hidden Treasures” of International Arbitration Enforcement and Collection

Marcus Green and Adriana Riviere-Badell will be joining a panel of fellow experts to discuss the often-neglected aspects of international arbitration and litigation: international enforcement and collection.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/marcus-green-and-adriana-riviere-badell-discuss-the-“hidden-treasures”-of-international-arbitration-enforcement-and-collection
2018 10 16

Robin Baik Discusses Corporate Cyber Fraud and Global Asset Recovery Strategies

Robin Baik will discuss corporate cyber fraud and global strategies to enhance asset recovery at the ABA New Engine of Growth: Investment and Technology Conference on October 19 in Seoul.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/robin-baik-discusses-corporate-cyber-fraud-and-global-asset-recovery-strategies
2018 10 16

John Couriel and Daniel Saval Discuss International and Crypto Asset Tracing in Insolvency

John Couriel and Daniel Saval will discuss asset tracing and recovery strategies at the 14th Annual International Insolvency Symposium in Milan, Italy.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-couriel-and-daniel-saval-discuss-international-and-crypto-asset-tracing-in-insolvency
2018 10 2

Marcus Green Weighs Pros and Cons of Litigation Funding Options

Marcus Green moderates a panel at the Litigation Financing & Investment Forum in New York City on October 2nd. The panelists will examine the various litigation funding options for companies and high-net-worth individuals. During the discussion, Mr. Green will review how to identify what sourcing option may be best suited for a particular need, as well as the benefits and limitations of using third-party funders, hedge funds, loans, and private equity, among others.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/marcus-green-weighs-pros-and-cons-of-litigation-funding-options
2018 09 27

Martin De Luca Reviews Global Corporate Criminal Liability in Buenos Aires

Former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor, Martin De Luca, will join a global panel on corporate criminal liability at the third annual International Compliance Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 2nd. Focusing on corporate criminal liability under U.S. Federal Law, the panel will review scope of authority, constitutional rights during prosecution, and potential penalties corporations and individuals may face.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/martin-de-luca-reviews-global-corporate-criminal-liability-in-buenos-aires
2018 09 25

Hartley West Dives into the Future of Crypto Regulation

Hartley West led a panel analyzing recent trends and issues pertaining to the regulation of cryptocurrency at the Bar Association of San Francisco on September 26th. The discussion highlighted a wide variety of related questions, from what motivates regulators to intervene in the progress of digital currencies to how key players in the industry have responded to government enforcement actions. The panel, which includes representatives from the SEC, DOJ, a crypto-security start-up and the private defense bar, also explored the future direction of enforcement and how it might shape the digital currency and other blockchain industries.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/hartley-west-dives-into-the-future-of-crypto-regulation
2018 09 24

Rebecca Hume and Benjamin Sauter to be among the featured speakers at the Asset Recovery Americas conference in New York

Cayman-based litigator, Rebecca Hume, will highlight asset recovery in cases involving divorce or contested probate during the panel “Love, death and bankruptcy.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-and-benjamin-sauter-to-be-among-the-featured-speakers-at-the-asset-recovery-americas-conference-in-new-york
2018 09 20

Marcus Green Weighs the “End Game” Challenges within Arbitration Award Enforcement

Marcus Green will be leading a panel discussion featuring arbitration award creditors and debtors alike on the challenges in the “end game” of arbitration enforcement at the Second Annual Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in Amsterdam on Friday, September 21.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/marcus-green-weighs-the-end-game-challenges-within-arbitration-award-enforcement
2018 09 14

Jonathan Huth Navigates the Impact of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

On September 14, Jonathan Huth will speak on the panel “A beginners guide for the future: The impact of blockchain & cryptocurrency” at the ALM Corporate Counsel Forum. Mr. Huth’s discussion will provide insight into the future of the digital currency industry including the opportunities and challenges blockchain technologies present and the importance of coordination of government enforcement agencies across jurisdictions.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jonathan-huth-navigates-the-impact-of-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency
2018 09 14

Nathan Park Analyzes Cryptocurrency Regulation in Korea

Nathan Park will moderate the panel “International Regulation of Cryptocurrency in Korea” at the International Association of Korean Lawyers Annual Conference on September 14. The panel will focus on the digital currency market in Korea, the legal and regulatory challenges faced in the region and key issues to consider in international business litigation involving cryptocurrencies.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/nathan-park-analyzes-cryptocurrency-regulation-in-korea
2018 09 13

Jason Masimore Explores Offensive Investigations and Cross-Border Enforcement Strategies

Jason Masimore led a discussion on cross-border offensive investigations at the ALM Corporate Counsel Forum on September 13. The presentation titled “Protecting Profit: Litigation Strategies for Navigating Cross-Border Enforcement,” covered the impact of illicit trade against a company, the benefits of offensive investigations, and navigating cross-border enforcement strategies to identify and seize illicit profits.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jason-masimore-explores-offensive-investigations-and-cross-border-enforcement-strategies
2018 09 13

David McGill Discusses Digital Currency Regulation and Enforcement

David McGill moderated a discussion on the regulation and enforcement of digital assets at the TokenFest conference on September 13. The panel titled “Governance, Regulation & Enforcement” explored the U.S. regulatory landscape of cryptocurrency markets and government approaches to monitoring digital currencies, blockchain technology and initial coin offerings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/david-mcgill-discusses-digital-currency-regulation-and-enforcement
2018 08 28

Vasu Muthyala Explores the Impact of U.S. Enforcement Trends in India

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor, Vasu Muthyala will examine U.S. enforcement trends at the AmCham India Anti-Corruption Compliance and Risk Management Masterclass on August 29. The panel will review recent corruption cases in India, legal issues and challenges and the rise of enforcement by U.S. investigators in the region.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-explores-the-impact-of-us-enforcement-trends-in-india
2018 08 14

Robin Rathmell Recognized as Leading Lawyer for High Net Worth Individuals

Robin Rathmell was ranked among the leading practitioners in the 2019 Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals Guide for his outstanding work on investigation matters involving fraud and money laundering.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/robin-rathmell-recognized-as-leading-lawyer-for-high-net-worth-individuals
2018 07 31

Kobre & Kim and Bentham IMF Launch First Fund Empowering Israeli Tech Innovators to Challenge Industry Giants

Kobre & Kim and Bentham IMF, a leading commercial litigation funder, have launched a first-of-its-kind disputes fund that empowers startup and growth-stage Israeli tech companies to pursue legal claims against virtually any adversary, no matter the size or location.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-and-bentham-imf-launch-first-fund-empowering-israeli-tech-innovators-to-challenge-industry-giants
2018 07 25

Adriana Riviere-Badell and Gabriela Ruiz Examine Anti-Corruption and U.S. Government Enforcement Actions in Latin America

U.S. regulators continue to expand their enforcement across borders, recently with a special focus on Latin America. Adriana Riviere-Badell and Gabriela Ruiz will discuss the ramifications of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) at an AmCham Argentina presentation taking place on July 31 in Buenos Aires. The presentation will highlight U.S. regulatory enforcement on a global scale and recent anticorruption legislation in Argentina.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/adriana-riviere-badell-and-gabriela-ruiz-examine-anti-corruption-and-us-government-enforcement-actions-in-latin-america
2018 07 23

Career Perspectives from Women in the Law Panel

Kobre & Kim is excited to host the Career Perspectives from Women in the Law Panel sponsored by the University of Chicago Law School Alumni Association. Attendees will hear from alumnae working in a variety of industries as they discuss what they would like to have known earlier in their careers, what would they have done differently, deciding on a career path, the importance of networks and their individual perspectives on the legal profession today.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/career-perspectives-from-women-in-the-law-panel
2018 06 27

Human Rights First Pro Bono Stars

Kobre & Kim would like to congratulate Kelly Spatola on being selected as one of Human Rights First 2018 Pro Bono Stars. Kelly, along with Steven Perlstein, Gabriela Barreto, Melisa González, Tara Roy, and Robert Locke, have been helping a Honduran domestic abuse victim gain asylum in the U.S. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/human-rights-first-pro-bono-stars
2018 06 25

Vasu Muthyala Explores Internal Investigations and the Regulatory Regime in India

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala will discuss internal investigations and the anti-corruption landscape in India during a webinar hosted by Nishith Desai on June 27. The webinar, titled “The Authorities are here: Plan and Prepare to handle a crisis, before it happens,” will focus on the key considerations when preparing for an internal investigation and the anti-corruption law relating to conduct in India. Topics include the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), U.S. Anti-Money Laundering regulations, the UK Bribery Act, and the risks and challenges companies may face.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-explores-internal-investigations-and-the-regulatory-regime-in-india
2018 06 8

Nathan Park Discusses Cryptocurrency Enforcement Trends at NAPABA Northeast Regional Conference

On June 9, Nathan Park will explore the regulation of cryptocurrency across jurisdictions at the NAPABA Northeast Regional Conference. The panel titled, “Keeping up with Crypto,” will highlight global regulatory efforts, provide insight into how U.S. regulators are approaching cryptocurrency enforcement beyond U.S. borders and discuss the future direction of enforcement actions.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/nathan-park-discusses-cryptocurrency-enforcement-trends-at-napaba-northeast-regional-conference
2018 06 5

Randall Arthur Provides Insight into Monetizing Judgments and the Insolvency Process at the Asset Recovery Asia Conference

Hong Kong-based lawyer Randall Arthur will explore direct enforcement of overseas judgments by insolvency practitioners at Asset Recovery Asia taking place on June 5-6 in Singapore.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/randall-arthur-provides-insight-into-monetizing-judgments-and-the-insolvency-process-at-the-asset-recovery-asia-conference
2018 06 5

David McGill Explores Regulatory Perspectives on Cryptocurrencies

David McGill will lead a discussion on cryptocurrency regulations and recent developments at the Blockchain & Digital Assets Summit hosted by the New York City Bar Association on June 7. The panel titled “Regulatory Perspectives on Cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and Blockchain” will explore U.S. regulation and enforcement and the various federal agencies asserting jurisdiction over cryptocurrencies, government approaches and future trends in blockchain regulation. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/david-mcgill-explores-regulatory-perspectives-on-cryptocurrencies
2018 06 5

Former Federal Prosecutor Vasu Muthyala Provides Insight on the Anti-Corruption Regime in Vietnam

On June 7, Hong Kong-based lawyer Vasu Muthyala will lead the panel “Spotlight on Vietnam’s Corporate Responsibility and Compliance — Assessing the Effectiveness and Ensuring Awareness of the Company’s Compliance with its Policies” at the Vietnam In-House Legal Summit hosted by Asian Legal Business. Mr. Muthyala’s discussion will include topics covering the expansion of Vietnam’s anti-corruption regime, enforcement trends on anti-bribery and crisis management during an investigation.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/former-federal-prosecutor-vasu-muthyala-provides-insight-the-anti-corruption-regime-in-vietnam
2018 06 1

Kobre & Kim Ranks in Top 10 on the Am Law Diversity Scorecard

Kobre & Kim ranks as the 9th most diverse firm overall on The American Lawyer's 2018 Diversity Scorecard. The firm’s position among the top 10 reinforces Kobre & Kim's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-kim-ranks-in-top-10-on-am-law-diversity-scorecard
2018 05 25

Jef Klazen Examines Asset Tracing Techniques at the International Enforcement of Judgments & Awards Forum

Jef Klazen will review asset tracing tools used in post-judgment discovery at the Cambridge Forum on International Enforcement of Judgments & Awards on June 4. The panel, “A Survey of Lesser-Known Judicially-Assisted Asset Tracing Tools & Techniques in Common Law and Civil Law Jurisdictions,” will explore the use and limitations of discovery and other court-assisted information-gathering techniques that are available in civil-law or common-law jurisdictions for cross-border asset tracing.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jef-klazen-examines-asset-tracing-techniques-at-the-international-enforcement-of-judgments-and-awards-forum
2018 05 23

Vasu Muthyala Discusses U.S. Enforcement Trends and Associated Challenges India-based Businesses Face

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor, Vasu Muthyala, will lead a discussion on U.S. enforcement trends at the 2018 Legal Era Conclave on May 25. The panel, “White Collar Crimes” will highlight the legal challenges businesses in India may face and what to consider when responding to corporate misconduct. Mr. Muthyala will also examine the contrast between self-reporting and the more traditional common law approach in the U.S.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-discusses-us-enforcement-trends-and-associated-challenges-india-based-businesses-face
2018 04 25

Farrington Yates Examines the Impact of Technology on Restructuring

INSOL fellow Farrington Yates will lead a discussion on the financial ramifications of data breaches, hacks and phishing scams at the INSOL New York Annual Regional Conference on April 30. The panel will explore the impact of privacy and data breaches on businesses and how the misuse of this data may lead to corporate restructurings.     

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/farrington-yates-examines-the-impact-of-technology-on-restructuring
2018 04 19

Insolvency Lawyer Daniel Saval Explores Offshore Restructuring at INSOL’s Annual Regional Conference

INSOL fellow Daniel Saval will discuss issues that commonly arise in international restructurings at the INSOL Annual Regional conference on April 29. On the panel titled “Offshore Restructuring: The Legal Overlay,” he will explore what happens when a proceeding is initiated, key issues lawyers often face, and strategies for implementing a restructuring in offshore and onshore jurisdictions.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/insolvency-lawyer-daniel-saval-explores-offshore-restructuring-at-insol-s-annual-regional-conference
2018 04 18

Benjamin Sauter Explores Regulatory Developments Across the Digital Currency Landscape

Benjamin Sauter will lead a discussion on the rapidly evolving blockchain technology and digital currency landscape at the American Bar Association’s 2018 Blockchain Technology, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute. The panel will examine regulatory developments, the current state of the law and emerging legal issues concerning digital currencies, blockchain technology and initial coin offerings. Speakers will also provide insight into global regulatory efforts and how law enforcement and regulators are approaching digital currencies. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/benjamin-sauter-explores-regulatory-developments-across-the-digital-currency-landscape
2018 04 17

Leif Simonson Examines the Legal and Ethical Challenges in Cross-border Investigations

Leif Simonson will explore the legal issues that may arise in litigation and investigations involving multiple jurisdictions at the American Bar Association Annual Conference of the Section of International Law on April 20. The presentation will highlight the ethical hurdles in representing clients in cross-border cartel investigations, antitrust litigation and merger investigations. The panel will also address how different regulations across jurisdictions can pose challenges when considering recognition, scope of privilege and the approach to confidentiality. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/leif-simonson-examines-the-legal-and-ethical-challenges-in-cross-border-investigations
2018 04 13

Kobre & Kim Hosts the ABA 2018 Blockchain Technology, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute

On April 27, Kobre & Kim will host the 2018 Blockchain Technology, Digital Currency and ICO National Institute. Co-sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA) and its Criminal Justice Section, the program will provide an in-depth analysis of the emerging legal issues surrounding digital currency.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-and-kim-hosts-the-aba-2018-blockchain-technology--digital-currency-and-ico-national-institute-
2018 04 13

Robin Baik Examines International Enforcement and Compliance Management

Seoul-based government enforcement defense lawyer Robin Baik will lead a discussion on cross-border enforcement and compliance management at the Asian Legal Business Korea Anti-Corruption Forum taking place in Seoul on April 18. The presentation will highlight best practices for meeting cross-border authorities’ compliance expectations, including multijurisdictional coordination, adapting to cross-border requirements and tailoring compliance programs to the evolving regulatory environment.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/robin-baik-examines-international-enforcement-and-compliance-management
2018 03 29

Seoul Office Named “New Asian Office of the Year”

Kobre & Kim’s two-and-a-half-year-old Seoul office was named “New Asian Office of the Year” at the 2018 Asia Legal Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/seoul-office-named-new-asian-office-of-the-year
2018 03 26

Firm Named Among Top in PRC by China Business Law Awards

On the heels of a recent launch in Shanghai, Kobre & Kim has been named a top international firm in the areas of dispute resolution and anti-bribery & compliance at the China Business Law Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/firm-named-among-top-in-prc-by-china-business-law-awards
2018 03 19

Rebecca Hume Explores the Importance of Prioritizing Claims in Cross-Border Insolvency Disputes

Insolvency litigator Rebecca Hume will discuss the necessity of prioritizing claims in cross-border insolvency proceedings at INSOL’s Buenos Aires One Day Seminar on March 22. The panel will compare the various bankruptcy systems in different jurisdictions, focusing on how best to structure those claims to maximize results.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-explores-the-importance-of-prioritizing-claims-in-cross-border-insolvency-disputes
2018 03 19

Hong Kong-based Lawyer Vasu Muthyala Shares Practical Tips for Managing Regulatory Investigations

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor, Vasu Muthyala, shares strategies for managing an internal investigation at Asia Legal Business’s Hong Kong Anti-Corruption Forum on March 22. The panel will highlight how to prepare for unpredictable scenarios of crisis, safeguarding the company and how thorough and intrusive an internal investigation should be.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/hong-kong-based-lawyer-vasu-muthyala-shares-practical-tips-for-managing-regulatory-investigations
2018 03 8

William McGovern Discusses how Prosecutors and Regulators in Asia are Driving Corporate Criminal Liability

William McGovern, former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission branch chief, will explore how prosecutors and regulators in China, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore are driving the corporate self-reporting dynamic in the U.S. and UK at the  “Global Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability” on March 15.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-discusses-new-us-doj-guidelines
2018 03 5

George Utlik Examines the U.S. Litigation Tools Available in Cross-Border Insolvency Disputes

George Utlik will explore how the revised insolvency law in Russia impacts the use of U.S. litigation tools in international disputes at the British Russian Law Association seminar on March 6.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/george-utlik-examines-the-us-litigation-tools-available-in-cross-border-insolvency-disputes-
2018 02 28

Rebecca Hume and Andrew Stafford QC Discuss International Asset Recovery and Fraud Litigation

Rebecca Hume and Andrew Stafford QC will examine international judgment enforcement, asset recovery and fraud litigation on February 28 at KNect’s “Asset Recovery: Fraud Litigation, Enforcement & Contentious Insolvency” conference.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-and-andrew-stafford-qc-discuss-international-asset-recovery-and-fraud-litigation
2018 02 28

John Han Explores International Judgment Enforcement and Arbitration Awards

John Han shared strategies for enforcing judgments and arbitration awards across jurisdictions at a seminar hosted by the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries on February 28. The program titled, “Enforcement of Large Judgments and Arbitration Awards,” focused on issues that may arise in international judgment enforcement and the legal mechanisms to consider in order to monetize debt, including discovery mechanisms, asset freezing, asset preservation remedies and international recognition of judgments and arbitration awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/john-han-explores-international-judgment-enforcement-and-arbitration-awards-
2018 02 26

Steven Perlstein Explores the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Data Privacy

Steven Perlstein will examine data privacy litigation and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) at a Federal Bar Council seminar on March 6th in New York. The program, titled “Cybersecurity and Data Privacy,” will cover recent cases involving the CFAA and related civil and criminal liabilities.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/steven-perlstein-explores-the-computer-fraud-and-abuse-act-and-data-privacy
2018 02 22

Michael Rosen Explores Intellectual Property Litigation Across Jurisdictions

Tel Aviv-based intellectual property disputes lawyer Michael Rosen will explore cross-border IP litigation strategies at Israel's 4th Foreign Law Firms Conference in Tel Aviv on February 26.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-rosen-explores-intellectual-property-litigation-across-jurisdictions
2018 02 15

Citing Firm’s ‘Booming’ Asia Practice, Kobre & Kim Continues Rapid Growth, Am Law Reports

Kobre & Kim’s “focused business model and its booming Asia practice combined for stellar growth in 2017,” reports The American Lawyer

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/citing-firm-s-booming-asia-practice-kobre-kim-continues-rapid-growth-am-law-reports
2018 02 14

Daniel Zaheer and Michael Rosen Discuss Strategies for Navigating Patent Litigation at AUTM Annual Meeting

On February 18, Daniel Zaheer and Michael Rosen will share strategies for navigating changes in the patent litigation landscape at the Association of University Technology Managers 2018 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. The panel, titled “Lessons for Technology Managers from the Front Lines of Litigation,” will focus on the patent law’s evolving areas, including sovereign immunity, patent eligibility and the validity of inter partes review.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/daniel-zaheer-and-michael-rosen-discuss-strategies-for-navigating-patent-litigation-at-autm-annual-meeting
2018 02 9

Farrington Yates Explores Offshore Insolvency and Recovery Strategies at ARIL Conference

Farrington Yates will share effective strategies for offshore insolvency and recovery February 9 at the Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/farrington-yates-explores-offshore-insolvency-and-recovery-strategies-at-aril-conference
2018 01 31

DOJ Drops Remaining Charges Against Kobre & Kim Client Salomon Melgen Following Hung Jury and Partial Acquittal

Our government enforcement defense team has secured a major victory on behalf of our client Dr. Salomon Melgen, Senator Bob Menendez’s co-defendant in the highly publicized 10-week corruption trial pursued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/doj-drops-remaining-charges-against-kobre-and-kim-client-salomon-melgen-following-hung-jury-and-partial-acquittal
2018 01 24

William McGovern Addresses Investigations and Litigation in China at Fordham Law School Seminar

William McGovern, a former U.S. government lawyer and member of the firm’s Asia Government Enforcement Defense team, will examine the latest regulatory developments’ impact on China investigations at a January 24 Fordham Law School seminar in New York. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-addresses-investigations-and-litigation-in-china-at-fordham-law-school-seminar
2018 01 17

Kobre & Kim Secures Strategic Win in CPA Global Matter

Our IP litigation team has secured a major victory before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center in a case brought against the firm relating to an investigation and possible consolidated action against IP management and technology company CPA Global for allegedly breaching standard service contracts with what may be tens of thousands of clients through concealed markups.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-secures-strategic-win-in-cpa-global-matter
2017 12 11

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 Recognizes Kobre & Kim With Top Rankings for Work Related to China

Chambers Asia-Pacific has recognized Kobre & Kim and three of the firm’s lawyers for their strong reputation in China for Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Restructuring/Insolvency.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/chambers-asia-pacific-2018-recognizes-kobre-and-kim-with-top-rankings-for-work-related-to-china-
2017 12 6

Vasu Muthyala Explores Anti-Corruption Enforcement at Asia-Pacific Summit

Vasu Muthyala explores the Asia-Pacific region’s anti-corruption environment and trends at the December 7 Duxes Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit in Hong Kong.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-explores-anti-corruption-enforcement-at-asia-pacific-summit
2017 12 6

Michael Ng Discusses Trade Secrets Litigation and Cross-Border Investigations at Sedona Conference

Michael Ng will examine strategies for cross-border trade secrets litigation and related internal investigations December 8 at the Inaugural Sedona Conference on Developing Best Practices for Trade Secret Issues in Scottsdale, Arizona.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-ng-discusses-trade-secrets-litigation-and-cross-border-investigations-at-sedona-conference
2017 11 30

Firm’s White-Collar and Insolvency Groups Receive Top Marks From The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2017 recognized Kobre & Kim’s Asia-Pacific government enforcement defense and insolvency teams as top-tier in the region in recently released rankings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/firm-white-collar-and-insolvency-groups-receive-top-marks-from-the-legal-500-asia-pacific
2017 11 6

Gabriela Menna Barreto Shares Strategies for Cross-Border Asset Tracing

Gabriela Menna Barreto shares strategies for cross-border asset tracing at the Turnaround Management Association’s 9th Congress in São Paulo, Brazil.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/gabriela-menna-barreto-shares-strategies-for-cross-border-asset-tracing
2017 11 3

Carrie Tendler and Randall Arthur Examine Asset Tracing and Recovery Strategies in GIR Webinar

Webinar panelists, Carrie Tendler and Randall Arthur, will explore how legal teams and investigators can develop coordinated investigative strategies — including exploiting judicial mechanisms — to locate and recover debtor’s assets across multiple jurisdictions, including offshore havens. The panel will outline the common steps recalcitrant debtors take to structure and hide assets and, in turn, identify each step’s vulnerabilities, providing opportunities for investigators and legal teams to find assets.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/carrie-tendler-and-randall-arthur-examine-asset-tracing-and-recovery-strategies-in-gir-webinar
2017 11 1

Michael Ng Explores Cross-Border Internal Investigations in Asia at NAPABA Annual Convention

Michael Ng will lead a discussion on key considerations when conducting cross-border internal investigations at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) convention in Washington DC. The program will take place during the International Law Day Symposium on November 2.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-ng-explores-cross-border-internal-investigations-in-asia-at-napaba-annual-convention
2017 11 1

Randall Arthur Tackles Asia-Pacific Enforcement Strategy at ALB Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Forum

On November 2, Randall Arthur will moderate a panel discussion on key strategies for globally enforcing arbitration awards at the Asian Legal Business Cross-Border Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Summit in Singapore. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/randall-arthur-tackles-asia-pacific-enforcement-strategy-at-alb-dispute-resolution-and-arbitration-forum
2017 10 24

Kobre & Kim is the Latest Am Law 200 Firm to Launch in Shanghai

Marking its third Asia office, Kobre & Kim has opened its doors in Shanghai, offering special conflicts counsel in multijurisdictional joint venture disputes and independent internal investigations. The American Lawyer International reports on the firm’s launch and unique offerings in China and the greater Asia region. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-is-the-latest-am-law-200-firm-to-launch-in-shanghai
2017 10 12

Clients Rank Kobre & Kim a Top Firm for White-Collar and Commercial Litigation in The Legal 500 UK

Kobre & Kim’s cross-border UK disputes team was again ranked a leading firm for white-collar and commercial litigation by The Legal 500 UK.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/clients-rank-kobre-kim-a-top-firm-for-white-collar-and-commercial-litigation-in-the-legal-500-uk
2017 09 29

Michael Kim Discusses Entrepreneurship and the Evolution of Kobre & Kim

Co-founder Michael S. Kim shared his thoughts on entrepreneurship and what drove him to establish Kobre & Kim on October 5 at an event hosted by the Berkeley Korea Law Center in Berkeley, California. He explored the business of law, the challenges and rewards of operating a global law firm, and how he and co-founder Steven Kobre ensure the firm stays ahead in an increasingly competitive market.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-kim-discusses-entrepreneurship-and-the-evolution-of-kobre-and-kim
2017 09 29

Kobre & Kim and Baker & Partners Announce Partnership with Bentham IMF to Investigate Alleged Overcharging by Patent Renewal Services Company CPA Global

International law firm Kobre & Kim, along with leading Jersey law firm Baker & Partners, announced today that they have entered into a funding arrangement with Bentham IMF to investigate and possibly sue CPA Global, alleging systematic and widespread overcharging of clients for patent renewal services.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-and-baker-and-partners-announce-partnership-with-bentham-imf-to-investigate-alleged-overcharging-by-patent-renewal-services-company-cpa-global
2017 09 14

Michael Kim Examines Challenges When Defending Multijurisdictional Enforcement at the NACDL White Collar Seminar

Co-founder and former federal prosecutor Michael Kim will lead a discussion on multi-jurisdictional enforcement challenges that arise when defending criminal conviction and asset confiscation at the September 15 National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers White Collar Seminar in Washington DC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-kim-examines-challenges-when-defending-multijurisdictional-enforcement-at-the-nacdl-white-collar-seminar
2017 09 12

Kobre & Kim Continues to Expand Global Insolvency Practice With Senior Hire

Kobre & Kim welcomes Daniel Saval to its cross-border insolvency litigation practice in New York. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-continues-to-expand-global-insolvency-practice-with-senior-hire
2017 08 21

Randall Arthur Explores Cross-Border Insolvency in Hong Kong at IWIRC PacRim Conference

Randall Arthur will lead a discussion August 23 on cross-border insolvency in Hong Kong at the IWIRC PacRim Restructuring and Insolvency Conference in Singapore. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/randall-arthur-explores-cross-border-insolvency-at-iwirc-pacrim-conference
2017 08 21

Randall Arthur and Gabrielle Liu Analyze the Legal and Practical Issues in Cross-Border Insolvency

Randall Arthur and Gabrielle Liu will lead a discussion on cross-border insolvency laws around the world at the August 22 LexOmnibus seminar titled “Cross-Border Insolvency – Updates to the Law” in Hong Kong. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/randall-arthur-and-gabrielle-liu-analyze-the-legal-and-practical-issues-in-cross-border-insolvency
2017 08 4

Hartley West, Benjamin Sauter and Beau Barnes File Amicus Brief on Coin Center’s Behalf Opposing Broad IRS Request for Coinbase User Data

Hartley West, Benjamin Sauter and Beau Barnes filed an amicus brief August 3 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Coin Center's behalf, opposing a broad Internal Revenue Service request for Coinbase customer financial records.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/hartley-west-benjamin-sauter-and-beau-barnes-file-amicus-brief-on-coin-centers-behalf
2017 08 3

ALM Recognizes Kobre & Kim as Top Firm for Dispute Resolution and Regulatory Matters

Kobre & Kim has been named a finalist for “Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year” and “Regulatory & Compliance Firm of the Year” by China Law & Practice Awards 2017. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/alm-recognizes-kobre-kim-as-top-firm-for-dispute-resolution-and-regulatory-matters
2017 08 2

Vasu Muthyala, Kobre & Kim Recognized as Industry Leaders by Asian Legal Business

Vasu Muthyala and Kobre & Kim have been selected as finalists for the 2017 Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards. Mr. Muthyala has been shortlisted for Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year. 

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/vasu-muthyala-kobre-kim-recognized-as-industry-leaders-by-asian-legal-business
2017 07 20

Rebecca Hume Explores Cayman Islands Bankruptcy and Litigation at IWIRC Leadership Summit

Offshore litigator Rebecca Hume will examine bankruptcy litigation at the July 21 IWIRC Leadership Summit in Grand Cayman.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-explores-cayman-islands-bankruptcy-and-litigation-at-iwirc-leadership-summit
2017 07 18

India Business Law Journal Names Kobre & Kim a “Firm to Watch” for India-Related Matters, Recognizes Vasu Muthyala as a Leading Lawyer

India Business Law Journal named Kobre & Kim one of 25 “Firms to Watch” globally for cases with a nexus to India. Vasu Muthyala, who defends clients in India against U.S. government regulatory enforcement, was also recommended as a leading lawyer.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/india-business-law-journal-kobre-kim-a-firm-to-watch-recognizes-vasu-muthyala-as-a-leading-lawyer
2017 06 30

Publishers of Global Arbitration Review Recognize Kobre & Kim’s Global Asset Recovery Team

The publishers of the Global Arbitration Review have recognized 15 Kobre & Kim lawyers as premier asset recovery practitioners. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/publishers-of-global-arbitration-review-recognize-kobre-kims-global-asset-recovery-team
2017 06 27

Jason Masimore Examines Multijurisdictional Settlements at C5 Anti-Corruption London

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Jason Masimore will examine how to manage enforcement agencies’ competing interests when negotiating multijurisdictional settlements at the C5 Anti-Corruption London conference on June 28. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jason-masimore-examines-multijurisdictional-settlements-at-c5-anti-corruption-london
2017 06 9

Jason Masimore Explores How to Manage Conflicts of Interest at EFCL Annual Conference

Jason Masimore discussed the essential legal and practical issues that arise when dealing with conflicts of interest on June 9 at the European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers Conference in Frankfurt. The panel, titled “Conflict of Interest,” focused on approaches to solving conflicts, including when to recommend co-counsel for independent legal advice and how prospective waivers, contractual limits and confidential information can help resolve potential conflicts.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jason-masimore-explores-how-to-manage-conflicts-of-interest-at-efcl-annual-conference
2017 06 9

Jef Klazen Examines Enforceability at the Forum on International Enforcement of Judgments & Awards

Jef Klazen will review the factors affecting the enforceability of a judgment or award, and how those factors help determine the risk-adjusted value June 12 at the Cambridge Forum on International Enforcement of Judgments & Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jef-klazen-examines-enforceability-at-the-forum-on-international-enforcement-of-judgments-awards
2017 06 8

Transatlantic Legal Awards Shortlist Kobre & Kim for Transatlantic Litigation Team of the Year

The Transatlantic Legal Awards honored Kobre & Kim on its shortlist for Transatlantic Litigation Team of the Year at its June 8 award ceremony in London.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/transatlantic-legal-awards-shortlist-kobre-kim-for-transatlantic-litigation-team-of-the-year
2017 06 8

Michael Kim Explores the Impact of Procedural Fairness on U.S. Investigations in Asia at the IBA Mid-Year Competition Conference

Michael Kim will address procedural fairness and its impact on competition authorities June 15 at the IBA Mid-Year Competition Conference in Seoul.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-kim-explores-the-impact-of-procedural-fairness-on-us-investigations-in-asia-at-the-iba-mid-year-competition-conference
2017 06 7

Steven Kobre and Roger Burlingame Navigate Cross-Border Investigations at Transatlantic General Counsel Summit

Steven Kobre and Roger Burlingame will explore the world of cross-border investigations June 8 at the ALM Transatlantic General Counsel Summit in London.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/steven-kobre-and-roger-burlingame-navigate-cross-border-investigations-at-transatlantic-general-counsel-summit
2017 06 5

Kobre & Kim Ranks on Am Law Diversity Scorecard

Reinforcing Kobre & Kim’s inclusive work environment and unwavering commitment to diversity, the firm ranked 14th most diverse overall on The American Lawyer’s 2017 Diversity Scorecard.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-kim-ranks-on-am-law-diversity-scorecard
2017 06 2

Kobre & Kim Earns Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2017

Chambers USA has recognized Kobre & Kim and a number of the firm’s lawyers for outstanding achievements during the past year in the categories of General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations. The publication ranked the firm for its work in New York, Miami and Washington DC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-kim-earns-top-rankings-in-chambers-usa-2017
2017 05 31

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Honors from Legal 500

Legal 500 has recognized eight Kobre & Kim lawyers as leaders in their field, and has ranked the firm in the corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense, general commercial disputes, and international litigation categories. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-kim-receives-top-honors-from-legal-500-
2017 05 31

Kobre & Kim Expands Government Enforcement Defense Team With DOJ Prosecutor in San Francisco

Kobre & Kim deepens its Government Enforcement Defense bench with the addition of former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Hartley West in San Francisco.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-expands-government-enforcement-defense-team-with-doj-prosecutor-in-san-francisco
2017 05 25

Kobre & Kim Joins Am Law 200 Ranks

Kobre & Kim has been ranked on The American Lawyer’s 2017 Am Law 200 list. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-joins-am-law-200-ranks
2017 05 3

Ben Sauter Examines Blockchain Issues at #FinTech2017

Ben Sauter addressed digital currency and blockchain development issues at the #FinTech2017 conference on May 3 in Vancouver, British Columbia. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/ben-sauter-examines-blockchain-issues-at-fintech2017
2017 04 20

Kobre & Kim Successfully Defends Against Application to Bring Derivative Proceedings in the BVI Commercial Court

Kobre & Kim successfully defended the directors of Spectrum Galaxy Fund Limited (Spectrum) in an application for court permission in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to commence derivative proceedings in Florida on behalf the company.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-kim-successfully-defends-against-application-to-bring-derivative-proceedings-in-the-bvi-commercial-court
2017 04 19

Michael Ng Explores Patent Mediation at ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference

Intellectual property lawyer Michael Ng discussed patent mediation at the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference in San Francisco.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-ng-explores-patent-mediation-at-aba-section-of-dispute-resolution-spring-conference
2017 04 12

Kobre & Kim Expands Multijurisdictional Insolvency Disputes Capabilities With London Hire

Kobre & Kim has strengthened its multijurisdictional insolvency disputes capabilities in high-value litigation with the addition of senior lateral hire Mark Griffiths in London.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-expands-multijurisdictional-insolvency-disputes-capabilities-with-london-hire
2017 04 4

10 Lessons for Patent Prosecutors: Daniel Zaheer Explores the Challenges of Patent Litigation at ABA IP Conference

Daniel Zaheer will share patent litigation strategies and the challenges prosecutors may face when preparing a patent for litigation before it is issued at the ABA Intellectual Property Law Conference in Arlington, Virginia, on April 5.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/10-lessons-for-patent-prosecutors-daniel-zaheer-explores-the-challenges-of-patent-litigation-at-aba-ip-conference
2017 03 31

Rebecca Hume and Adriana Riviere-Badell Examine International Cross-Border Legal Issues at HNBA Annual Convention

Rebecca Hume and Adriana Riviere-Badell tackled international cross-border legal issues at the HNBA Corporate Counsel Conference taking place in Miami.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-and-adriana-riviere-badell-examine-international-cross-border-legal-issues-at-hnba-annual-convention
2017 03 23

Simon Cullingworth and Jef Klazen Tackle Asset Tracing and Enforcement Strategies at CLAN Seminar

Kobre & Kim lawyers Simon Cullingworth and Jef Klazen discussed asset tracing strategies and the various ways to access assets and cash flow at the Commercial Litigation Association’s Asset Tracing & Judgment Enforcement seminar on March 23.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/simon-cullingworth-and-jef-klazen-tackle-asset-tracing-and-enforcement-strategies-at-clan-seminar
2017 03 23

Vasu Muthyala Addresses Internal Compliance and the Impact of Recent Enforcement Actions in Asia

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala led two discussions focused on the impact of anti-corruption on businesses in Asia at the ALB Hong Kong Anti-Corruption Forum on March 23.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-addresses-internal-compliance-and-the-impact-of-recent-enforcement-actions-in-asia
2017 03 21

Former U.S. DOJ Prosecutor Vasu Muthyala Explores Effect of Global Anti-Corruption Trends on Businesses in India

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Vasu Muthyala discussed how global anti-corruption enforcement trends affect multinational corporations in India during a live webinar hosted by the U.S.-India Business Council on March 21.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/former-u-s-doj-prosecutor-vasu-muthyala-explores-effect-of-global-anti-corruption-trends-on-businesses-in-india
2017 03 21

Facing Government Enforcement in Multiple Jurisdictions? William McGovern Tackles the Stages of Cross-Border Investigations in Asia

William McGovern will discuss government enforcement in multiple jurisdictions March 24 at the Cambridge Forums’ Global Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability in Cascais, Portugal.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/facing-government-enforcement-in-multiple-jurisdictions-william-mcgovern-tackles-the-stages-of-cross-border-investigations-in-asia
2017 03 20

Insolvency Lawyers Rebecca Hume and Farrington Yates Tackle the Latest Developments in Cross-Border Insolvency at INSOL 2017 Congress

Insolvency lawyers Rebecca Hume and Farrington Yates explored the latest developments in cross-border insolvency and how to navigate recent changes at the INSOL 2017 Congress.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/insolvency-lawyers-rebecca-hume-and-farrington-yates-tackle-the-latest-developments-in-cross-border-insolvency-at-insol-2017-congress
2017 03 14

Asian Legal Business Honors Kobre & Kim on 2017 Innovation List

Asian Legal Business has recognized Kobre & Kim among a select group of international firms on its 2017 Innovation List. The recognition, based on law firm submissions and a rigorous editorial review, honors law firms that build and sustain a culture allowing for individuals to work more efficiently, assist clients better and remain ahead of their competitors.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/asian-legal-business-honors-kobre-and-kim-on-2017-innovation-list
2017 03 1

Hong Kong-Based Lawyers Shaun Wu and Vasu Muthyala Discuss Regulatory Developments and Best Practices for Navigating Asia-Pacific M&A

Hong Kong-based lawyers Shaun Wu and Vasu Muthyala explored regulatory developments, best practices and tips for navigating M&A deals in the Asia-Pacific region March 1 at the IFLR Asia M&A Forum.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/hong-kong-based-lawyers-shaun-wu-and-vasu-muthyala-discuss-regulatory-developments-and-best-practices-for-navigating-asia-pacific-m-and-a
2017 02 21

Rebecca Hume and Tim Prudhoe Demystify Offshore Asset Recovery and Litigation

Offshore litigators Rebecca Hume and Tim Prudhoe addressed the key considerations for enforcing judgments against offshore assets Tuesday, February 28, at a Delaware State Bar Association program titled “Demystifying Litigation and Asset Recovery in the Offshore World” in Wilmington, Delaware.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-and-tim-prudhoe-demystify-offshore-asset-recovery-and-litigation
2017 02 14

Kobre & Kim Strengthens Conflict-Free International Insolvency Disputes Team

Kobre & Kim has bolstered its international insolvency capabilities with the addition of senior lateral hire D. Farrington Yates in New York.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-strengthens-conflict-free-international-insolvency-disputes-team
2017 02 11

Rebecca Hume Tackles Brexit’s Impact on Foreign Bankruptcy Proceedings and Asset Recovery

Cayman Islands-based insolvency lawyer Rebecca Hume explored how the UK’s decision to leave the European Union impacts hedge funds and the private equity industry at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium in Grand Cayman.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/rebecca-hume-tackles-brexits-impact-on-foreign-bankruptcy-proceedings-and-asset-recovery
2017 02 10

Asia-Based Former U.S. Federal Prosecutor Vasu Muthyala to Explore FCPA’s Impact at Mumbai Forum

Asia-based member of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team and former federal prosecutor Vasu Muthyala will discuss how governments tackle corruption in multiple jurisdictions at the International Bar Association Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference in Mumbai, India.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/asia-based-former-u-s-federal-prosecutor-vasu-muthyala-to-explore-fcpas-impact-at-mumbai-forum
2017 02 1

Former U.S. DOJ Prosecutor Jason Masimore Tackles the Value of Compliance in the Face of Enforcement Risks at C5 Forum in Germany

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Jason Masimore discussed how regulatory compliance benefits investors who face enforcement risks at C5’s International Compliance, Legal Risks and Corporate Integrity forum in Frankfurt.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/former-u-s-federal-prosecutor-jason-masimore-tackles-the-value-of-compliance-in-the-face-of-enforcement-risks-at-c5-forum-in-germany
2017 01 31

Kobre & Kim is Honored to Sponsor the AABANY 2017 Annual Dinner

Kobre & Kim is sponsoring the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Annual Dinner on February 22 in New York. As one of the signature events in the Asian Pacific legal community, the reception will bring together over 800 attorneys, judges, corporations and professional organizations for a night of celebration and forward thinking.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-is-honored-to-sponsor-the-aabany-2017-annual-dinner
2017 01 31

Kobre & Kim is a Proud Supporter of KALAGNY and the Honorable Judy Kim

Kobre & Kim will partner with the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY) in a robing ceremony for the Honorable Judy Kim in recognition of her new judicial position. The reception will celebrate the first appointed Korean-American judge in the state of New York.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-is-a-proud-supporter-of-kalagny-and-the-honorable-judy-kim
2017 01 24

William McGovern Addresses Key Considerations for Internal Investigations in China

William McGovern discussed the challenges practitioners may face when conducting internal investigations in China and the corresponding solutions at the Internal Investigations and Document Discovery in China conference at Fordham Law School.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-addresses-key-considerations-for-internal-investigations-in-china
2017 01 23

William McGovern Participates in a Program for International Students at Fordham Law School

William McGovern participated as a mock interviewer in the launch of Fordham Law School’s International, Comparative and Foreign Law Affinity Group and its inaugural Mock Interview Program.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-participates-in-a-program-for-international-students-at-fordham-law-school
2017 01 23

Kobre & Kim Proudly Supports the New York State Bar Association’s Celebrating Diversity in the Bar Reception

Kobre & Kim sponsored the New York State Bar Association’s 14th Annual Celebrating Diversity in the Bar Reception.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-proudly-supports-the-new-york-state-bar-associations-celebrating-diversity-in-the-bar-reception
2017 01 19

Michael Kim Examines Enforcement and Litigation Trends in Derivatives and Futures Law

Michael Kim discussed the latest enforcement and litigation developments on a panel titled “Enforcement and Litigation Developments” at the ABA Derivatives and Futures Law Committee Meeting on January 19.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-kim-examines-enforcement-and-litigation-trends-in-derivatives-and-futures-law
2017 01 13

Michael Kim Explores the Challenges of Enforcing Arbitration Awards Around the World

On January 13, Michael Kim gave experience-based practical advice on enforcing arbitration awards, at the ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-kim-explores-the-challenges-of-enforcing-arbitration-awards-around-the-world
2017 01 12

Michael Kim, Kobre & Kim Shortlisted for Top Investigations Awards by China Law & Practice

Government enforcement defense and investigations lawyer Michael Kim was named a finalist for “Compliance/Investigations Lawyer of the Year” and "International Law Firm Leader of the Year" by The Asian Lawyer for this year’s Asia Legal Awards. The publication also recognized Kobre & Kim as a finalist for “Compliance/Investigations Firm of the Year.”

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/michael-kim-kobre-and-kim-shortlisted-for-top-compliance-and-investigations-awards-by-china-law-and-practice
2017 01 3

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Recognized as Market Leaders in Investigations

Former federal prosecutors Roger Burlingame, Robert Henoch, Michael Kim, Steven Kobre, and William McGovern have been recognized as leading practitioners in the area of investigations by the publishers of Global Investigations Review. The awardees, part of the firm’s government enforcement defense and investigations & monitorships groups, all focus on conducting cross-border internal investigations, particularly in sensitive situations and matters in which conflicts exist. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-lawyers-recognized-as-market-leaders-in-international-investigations
2016 12 7

Vasu Muthyala Explores Practical Policies for Gift Giving at Asia-Pacific Anti-Corruption Conference

Asia-based lawyer and former federal prosecutor Vasu Muthyala discussed regulatory enforcement and the cultural practice of gift giving at the Duxes Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit 2016 in Hong Kong. The panel discussion, titled “Comparison of Practical Policies for Gifts and Hospitality in Different Asia Pacific Countries,” addressed business compliance initiatives, how to establish a practical hospitality program, and country-specific issues that may arise.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-explores-practical-policies-for-gift-giving-at-asia-pacific-anti-corruption-conference
2016 11 22

Jeremy Hollembeak Addresses Developments in Cross-Border Insolvency at RISA South Square Conference

Bankruptcy lawyer Jeremy Hollembeak explored current issues in offshore cross-border insolvency matters, including how to develop global asset recovery strategies and the various tools available under U.S. law, on the panel titled, “Developments of common law of cross-border insolvency outside the EU framework – how Cayman could benefit.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jeremy-hollembeak-addresses-developments-in-cross-border-insolvency-at-risa-south-square-conference
2016 11 14

Robin Rathmell Examines Freezing Injunctions in Foreign Proceedings at the Serle Court Litigation Conference

English barrister and U.S. lawyer Robin Rathmell discussed the availability and scope of freezing orders in foreign proceedings against defendants and third parties in England and Wales and in offshore jurisdictions.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/robin-rathmell-examines-freezing-injunctions-in-foreign-proceedings-at-the-serle-court-litigation-conference
2016 11 14

Cayman-Based Litigator Rebecca Hume Explores Cross-Border Fraud and How to Tackle Jurisdictional Issues

On November 14, Rebecca Hume examined the issues faced in cross-border fraud disputes involving assets and creditors in multiple jurisdictions at the ABI Cross-Border Insolvency Program.  The panel titled “Jurisdictional Issues in Cross-border Fraud,” covered the practical and legal concerns that may be encountered during a global dispute and the key strategies to find multijurisdictional solutions.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/cayman-based-litigator-rebecca-hume-explores-cross-border-fraud-and-how-to-tackle-jurisdictional-issues
2016 11 3

Michael Kim Moderates Panel at Anti-Corruption Conference in South Korea

Michael Kim, firm co-founder and a member of the Seoul-based Government Enforcement Defense team, led a discussion at the International Bar Association’s Asia Pacific Regional Forum on Anti-Corruption Compliance and Enforcement conference in South Korea.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/michael-kim-moderates-panel-at-anti-corruption-conference-in-south-korea
2016 10 27

How to Win the Evidence Game at Trial? IP Litigator Michael Ng Discusses Strategy at California Trial Advocacy Seminar

IP litigator Michael Ng addressed evidence strategies and standards for trials in California at a PLI seminar on trial advocacy in San Francisco.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/how-to-win-the-evidence-game-at-trial-ip-litigator-michael-ng-discusses-strategy-at-california-trial-advocacy-seminar
2016 10 25

On-Demand Webinar: New Protections for Confidential Business Information: The US Defend Trade Secrets Act and EU Trade Secrets Directive of 2016

Trade secrets are an increasingly important form of intellectual property protection but also a source of business risk, with the FBI estimating that U.S. businesses suffer US $13 billion in losses annually. Losses come from departing employees, potential business partners who acquire confidential information under nondisclosure agreements, or data security breaches. Early- and growth-stage companies are often most at risk, having developed valuable technology or business information but not yet implementing inadequate controls.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/on-demand-webinar-new-protections-for-confidential-business-information-the-us-defend-trade-secrets-act-and-eu-trade-secrets-directive-of-2016
2016 10 19

Jason Masimore Focuses on Internal Investigation Life Cycle at Anti-Corruption Conference in Spain

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and London-based lawyer Jason Masimore addressed how to begin and conduct internal investigations, including the investigative process and how to report findings to stakeholders and/or regulators, at the C5 anti-corruption conference in Spain.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jason-masimore-focuses-on-internal-investigation-life-cycle-at-anti-corruption-conference-in-spain
2016 10 17

On-Demand Webinar: Eric Bruce, William McGovern, and Shaun Wu Untangle Hazards of Internal Investigations Conducted in Asia

Internal investigations in Asia are rife with risk for the unprepared.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/on-demand-webinar-eric-bruce-william-mcgovern-and-shaun-wu-untangle-hazards-of-internal-investigations-conducted-in-asia
2016 10 14

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Legal 500 as a Market Leader in Dispute Resolution and White-Collar Crime in the UK

Kobre & Kim’s UK team has been recognized as a leading firm in two areas — "Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation" and "Fraud: White-Collar Crime" — in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2016 rankings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-recognized-by-legal-500-as-a-market-leader-in-dispute-resolution-and-white-collar-crime-in-the-uk
2016 10 3

Steven Kobre Recognized as a Highly Regarded Individual in Corporate Defense

Firm co-founder Steven G. Kobre has been recognized by the publishers of the Global Investigation Review as one of the world’s leading lawyers in business crime defense and investigations. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/steven-kobre-recognized-as-a-highly-regarded-individual-in-corporate-defense
2016 09 27

IP Lawyer Michael Ng Tackles Global Implications of IP Protection Strategies at Palo Alto Trade Secrets Forum

Michael Ng, San Francisco-based IP trial lawyer, led a discussion focused on protection strategies, global implications, and international enforcement of foreign subsidiaries at the Managing Intellectual Property Trade Secrets Forum in Palo Alto.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/ip-lawyer-michael-ng-tackles-global-implications-of-ip-protection-strategies-at-palo-alto-trade-secrets-forum
2016 09 20

Jef Klazen Discussed Navigating Corporate Scandals at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association

Global corporations are increasingly facing scandals that require the assistance of legal counsel with backgrounds in both criminal and commercial litigation. Jef Klazen, a Kobre & Kim lawyer with extensive litigation experience, spoke September 20 at the International Bar Association Annual Conference. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jef-klazen-to-discuss-navigating-corporate-scandals-at-the-annual-conference-of-the-international-bar-association
2016 09 15

Kobre & Kim Named to the Global Investigation Review 100 2016

Kobre & Kim has been named one of the world’s leading firms for corporate investigations by Global Investigations Review. The GIR 100 ranks the top 100 firms around the world that demonstrate a unique ability to handle sophisticated cross-border government-led and internal investigations.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-named-to-the-global-investigation-review-100-2016
2016 09 11

Danielle Rose Speaks at 2016 Benchmark Women in Litigation Forum

The Benchmark Women in Litigation Forum, featuring top female litigators from around the United States, included a presentation by Danielle Rose, a Kobre & Kim litigator who often serves as lead counsel in high-stakes commercial litigation and arbitration matters. Ms. Rose discussed the challenges of coordinating litigation and arbitration efforts in different jurisdictions on the September 20 panel.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/danielle-rose-to-speak-at-2016-benchmark-women-in-litigation-forum
2016 09 10

Tim Prudhoe and Jef Klazen to discuss Navigating Treacherous Onshore and Offshore Jurisdictional Terrain

Tim Prudhoe and Jef Klazen will explore the interplay of onshore and offshore jurisdictions at an upcoming program and live webcast hosted by the New York City Bar. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/tim-prudhoe-and-jef-klazen-to-discuss-navigating-treacherous-onshore-and-offshore-jurisdictional-terrain
2016 09 9

Asian Legal Business Honors Kobre & Kim as Finalist for ‘Litigation Firm of the Year’

Kobre & Kim’s work representing corporate interests and navigating the business environment in Hong Kong recently led to recognition from a prominent Asia-focused legal publication. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/asian-legal-business-honors-kobre-and-kim-as-finalist-for-litigation-firm-of-the-year-2
2016 08 9

Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Michael Kim as ‘Revered’ Among Litigation Peers

Michael S. Kim, co-founder of Kobre & Kim, has been recognized as a leading litigator by Benchmark Litigation, a publication that serves as a guide to leading litigation firms and lawyers.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/benchmark-litigation-recognizes-michael-kim-as-revered-among-litigation-peers
2016 08 9

China Law & Practice Shortlists Kobre & Kim for International Dispute Resolution Work

Kobre & Kim’s work steering clients through international business disputes has been recognized by China Law & Practice, a legal and risk management resource for investors, executives, and in-house counsel in the People's Republic of China.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/china-law-and-practice-shortlists-kobre-and-kim-for-international-dispute-resolution-work
2016 08 6

Asian Legal Business Honors Kobre & Kim as Finalist for ‘Litigation Firm of the Year’

Kobre & Kim’s work representing corporate interests and navigating the business environment in Hong Kong recently led to accolades from a prominent Asia-focused legal publication.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/asian-legal-business-honors-kobre-and-kim-as-finalist-for-litigation-firm-of-the-year
2016 08 3

Kobre & Kim Ranked Among Vault’s Top Midsize Law Firms for 2017

Kobre & Kim was featured in Vault’s second-annual “Top 150 under 150,” a list of the nation’s top midsize legal firms. The 2017 ranking recognized Kobre & Kim as a “go-to firm for complex cross-border dispute resolution.” Vault also ranked the firm as the sixth-best boutique litigation firm in the nation.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-ranked-among-vaults-top-midsize-law-firms-for-2017
2016 08 1

Kobre & Kim’s Asia Disputes Team Shortlisted for 2016 AsiaLaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards

Kobre & Kim’s international dispute resolution work has been shortlisted for a major award from AsiaLaw, a guide to the legal services market in the Asia-Pacific region. The firm has been nominated in the “Best in Compliance and Regulatory” category for the 2016 AsiaLaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kims-asia-disputes-team-shortlisted-for-2016-asialaw-asia-pacific-dispute-resolution-awards
2016 07 26

Kobre & Kim Earns Top Rankings in the 2016 Edition of Chambers & Partners

 

Chambers & Partners has recognized Kobre & Kim and a number of the firm’s lawyers for outstanding achievements during the past year in the categories of General Commercial Litigation, Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, and Restructuring/Insolvency.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-earns-top-rankings-in-the-2016-edition-of-chambers-and-partners
2016 07 26

The Legal 500 US Identifies Kobre & Kim as a Nationwide Leader in Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense

Kobre & Kim has been recognized as a leading firm in General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense in The Legal 500 United States 2016 rankings, with six lawyers named for outstanding work in their respective fields.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/the-legal-500-identifies-kobre-and-kim-as-a-nationwide-leader-in-commercial-litigation-and-white-collar-criminal-defense
2016 07 25

Kobre & Kim Featured In Benchmark Litigation

Hailed as “truly unique,” Kobre & Kim’s New York office was highly ranked in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-featured-in-benchmark-litigation-2
2016 07 20

Who’s Who Legal Recognizes Nine Kobre & Kim Lawyers as Leading Practitioners in Asset Recovery

Who’s Who Legal recognized Michael S. Kim, Randall Arthur, James Corbett QC, Marcus J. Green, Robert W. Henoch, Rebecca Hume, Andrew C. Lourie, David H. McGill, and Tim Prudhoe in its recently published analysis of the asset recovery practice area.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/whos-who-legal-recognizes-nine-kobre-and-kim-lawyers-as-leading-practitioners-in-asset-recovery
2016 06 22

Kobre & Kim Bolsters Europe Investigations Team with Addition of Former US Department of Justice Prosecutor in Europe

Kobre & Kim has strengthened its government enforcement and investigations team with the addition of Jason A. Masimore in London. As a former prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice, Mr. Masimore will focus his practice on advising corporations and individual clients in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa facing allegations of corruption/bribery, securities, tax and accounting fraud, market manipulation, and violations of U.S. sanctions, among other violations.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-bolsters-europe-investigations-team-with-addition-of-former-us-department-of-justice-prosecutor-in-europe
2016 06 21

Kobre & Kim Panel: The U.S. Defend Trade Secrets Act and European Trade Secrets Directive of 2016

James Pooley, former deputy director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization; Michael Ng, intellectual property trial lawyer; and Andrew Stafford QC, trade secret litigator based in the firm’s London office, discuss the U.S. Defend Trade Secrets Act, the European Trade Secrets Directive, and what businesses must do now to prepare.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/complimentary-event-the-us-defend-trade-secrets-act-and-european-trade-secrets-directive-of-2016
2016 06 17

Former DOJ Prosecutor Jason A. Masimore Offers Key Insights on U.S. Government Investigations

Jason Masimore, a former prosecutor in the Criminal Division at the U.S. Department of Justice who is member of the firm’s Europe government enforcement defense and investigation team in London, discussed the impact of the U.S. government’s growing regulatory regime in the UK.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/former-doj-prosecutor-jason-a-masimore-offers-key-insights-on-us-government-investigations
2016 06 2

Jonathan Cogan, John Couriel, and Robin Rathmell Share Techniques for Collecting Evidence in the U.S. and UK

Citing the growth of cross-border litigation, Jonathan Cogan, John Couriel, and Robin Rathmell hosted a webinar on ways to locate and gather evidence in the U.S., the UK, and English-law jurisdictions. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jonathan-cogan-john-couriel-and-robin-rathmell-share-techniques-for-collecting-evidence-in-the-us-and-uk
2016 05 2

Bankruptcy Lawyer Jeremy Hollembeak Named a 2015-2016 INSOL Fellow

Bankruptcy and debtor-creditor disputes lawyer Jeremy Hollembeak has been named a fellow at INSOL International. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/bankruptcy-attorney-jeremy-hollembeak-named-a-2015-2016-insol-fellow
2016 04 25

Vasu Muthyala Discusses Anti-Corruption and US Government Enforcement Trends for Companies Operating in India

Former U.S. federal prosecutor Vasu Muthyala, based in Asia, will share insights on U.S. anti-corruption enforcement trends in India at the 2016 FCPA Master Class hosted by BDO INDIA and the American Chamber of Commerce in India to take place in New Delhi.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-discusses-anti-corruption-us-government-enforcement-trends-for-companies-operating-in-india
2016 04 15

Where in the World is the Money? Michael Kim Discusses Strategies for an Effective Cross-Border Asset Tracing Operation

Michael Kim explored strategic approaches for effective asset tracing investigations in Asia at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 34th Annual Spring Meeting in Washington DC. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/where-in-the-world-is-the-money-michael-kim-discusses-strategies-for-an-effective-cross-border-asset-tracing-operation
2016 03 1

Kobre & Kim Receives China Business Law Award for Anti-Corruption Work

Kobre & Kim has been recognized as one of the leading firms in anti-corruption by the China Business Law Journal.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-receives-china-business-law-award-for-anti-corruption-work
2016 02 26

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Discuss Cross-Border Insolvency and International Judgment Enforcement at the International Litigation, Arbitration, and Transactions Conference

Adriana Riviere-Badell, based in the firm’s Miami office, and barrister James Corbett QC, discussed the increasing trend of multijurisdictional bankruptcies and insolvencies, together with the complications involved in such proceedings, at the International Litigation, Arbitration & Transactions (ILAT) Conference in Miami.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-and-kim-lawyers-discussed-cross-border-insolvency-and-international-judgment-enforcement-at-the-international-litigation-arbitration-and-transactions-conference
2016 02 25

Vasu Muthyala Examines Anti-Money Laundering Regulation and FCPA issues in India Cross-Border Acquisition

Vasu Muthyala, a former federal prosecutor and a member of the firm’s Asia government enforcement and investigations team, explored the current regulatory environment in the U.S. and its global impact at the ABA India Annual Conference. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-examines-anti-money-laundering-regulation-and-fcpa-issues-in-india-cross-border-acquisition
2016 02 17

Steven Perlstein Discusses Data Breach Litigation

Steven W. Perlstein led a session that examined issues related to data breaches, including the different types of civil and criminal litigation that can ensue. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/steven-perlstein-discussed-data-breach-litigation
2016 02 9

Kobre & Kim’s Israel Team Presents: Litigation Funding and Other Monetization Tools

Israel-based Government Enforcement Defense lawyer Robert Henoch, San Francisco-based Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation lawyer Michael Ng, and firm co-founder Steven Kobre explore how entrepreneurs and investors in Israel can leverage value from legal claims arising in cross-border disputes.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-and-kims-israel-team-presents-litigation-funding-and-other-monetization-tools
2016 01 6

Kobre & Kim Secures Legal Immigration Status for a Guatemalan Refugee

A Kobre & Kim pro bono team has helped secure legal U.S. immigration status for a teenage boy who was fleeing violence in his home country of Guatemala.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-secures-legal-immigration-status-for-a-guatemalan-refugee
2015 12 21

Vasu Muthyala Discusses Corruption Risks of Third-Party Management at Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit

Vasu Muthyala, a member of Kobre & Kim’s government enforcement defense and investigations team in Asia, discussed the corruption risks associated with third-party management in Asia-Pacific countries at the 3rd annual Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit held in Hong Kong.

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-discusses-corruption-risks-of-third-party-management-at-anti-corruption-compliance-asia-pacific-summit
2015 12 14

Kobre & Kim Partners Honored With American Lawyer Media Awards

Matthew Menchel and Eric Bruce, members of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team, have been recognized by American Lawyer Media for their skills as litigators. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/matt-menchel-honored-with-american-lawyer-media-awards
2015 11 19

William McGovern Discusses White-Collar Crime in Asia and the U.S.

Former U.S. government litigator William McGovern, a member of the firm’s Asia Government Enforcement Defense team, explored the current trends and developments in corporate criminal liability across the U.S., Hong Kong, and China at the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Global White Collar Crime Institute in Shanghai.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-discusses-white-collar-crime-in-asia-and-the-u-s
2015 11 17

Vasu Muthyala Dissects Corruption and Risk in Indo-U.S. Business Relations at the U.S. India Business Council’s Annual Legal Services Conference in Delhi and Mumbai

Vasu Muthyala, a Hong Kong-based member of Kobre & Kim’s Government Enforcement Defense, discussed corruption and risk management in white-collar issues on a panel titled “White Collar Issues in Indo-US Context: A Commercial Approach Toward Risk Management.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/vasu-muthyala-dissects-corruption-and-risk-in-indo-u-s-business-relations-at-the-u-s-india-business-councils-annual-legal-services-conference-in-delhi-and-mumbai
2015 11 16

Kobre & Kim Featured in Benchmark Litigation

Hailed as “truly unique,” Kobre & Kim received high rankings in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-featured-in-benchmark-litigation
2015 11 9

Kobre & Kim Recognized as Industry Leader in Hong Kong for Restructuring and Insolvency, Anti-Corruption and Compliance by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Kobre & Kim was recognized as a leading Hong Kong firm in the categories of Restructuring & Insolvency and Anti-corruption & Compliance in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-recognized-as-industry-leader-in-hong-kong-for-restructuring-and-insolvency-and-anti-corruption-and-compliance-by-the-legal-500-asia-pacific
2015 10 26

Partner Steven Perlstein Explores Considerations for Securities Firms Under SEC Amendments

At the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Internal Auditors Society (IAS) Annual Conference, Steven Perlstein provided an overview of the new auditing standards applicable to the examination of broker-dealers under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission amendments to Rule 17a5. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/partner-steven-perlstein-explores-considerations-for-securities-firms-under-sec-amendments
2015 10 13

Steven Perlstein Discusses Cyber Breach Response Management

Partner Steven Perlstein served as a panelist for a program titled “Under Attack: Cyberdefense in the Network Age,” presented by 100 Women in Hedge Funds. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/steven-perlstein-discusses-cyber-breach-response-management
2015 09 25

Grant of Asylum Secured for Kobre & Kim Pro Bono Client

A Kobre & Kim pro bono team has helped secure a grant of asylum for our client, a native of El Salvador seeking refuge in the U.S.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/grant-of-asylum-secured-for-kobre-and-kim-pro-bono-client
2015 09 24

Shaun Z. Wu Discusses Strategies to Manage Cross-Border Disputes at Asialaw Dispute Resolution Summit

Shaun Z. Wu chaired the opening panel “Strategies for Success: Managing Cross-Border Disputes” at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015 to discuss predispute preparation, execution of multijurisdictional strategies, and effective management of cross-border proceedings.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/shaun-z-wu-discusses-strategies-to-manage-cross-border-disputes-at-asialaw-dispute-resolution-summit
2015 09 1

Kobre & Kim Brings Unique Offerings to Korea with Seoul Office

Kobre & Kim announced today the opening of a new office in Seoul, Korea. Media outlets such as Bloomberg, The Lawyer, Legal Week, and the AmLaw Daily featured articles detailing the firm’s new capabilities in Seoul, highlighting Kobre & Kim as the only foreign law firm in Korea focused exclusively on disputes and investigations and continuing its model of working cooperatively with other law firms as conflict/special litigation or investigative counsel.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-brings-unique-offerings-to-korea-with-seoul-office
2015 08 24

Law360 Highlights Kobre & Kim’s “Top-Tier Talent and Propensity for High-Stakes Proceedings”

In a recent article, Law360 recognized Kobre & Kim as one of the country’s most talented and competitive litigation firms.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/law360-highlights-kobre-and-kims-top-tier-talent-and-propensity-for-high-stakes-proceedings
2015 08 4

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Top Awards Nominations in Hong Kong, China, and Asia-Pacific

Kobre & Kim has recently been shortlisted as "Litigation Law Firm of The Year" by ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2015, “Firm of the Year” for Dispute Resolution by China Law & Practice Awards 2015, and “Best in Compliance & Regulatory” by the inaugural Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-recognized-by-top-awards-nominations-in-china-and-asia-pacific
2015 07 21

William McGovern Presents at the 6th Annual Global Forum on Anti-Corruption Compliance in High Risk Markets

Hong Kong-based William McGovern participated on the panel titled “Rise in Individual Liability — How to Prepare for Increased Arrests, Dawn Raids and Executive Liability Charges in China and Indonesia?” at the Global Forum on Anti-Corruption Compliance in High Risk Markets.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-presents-at-the-6th-annual-global-forum-on-anti-corruption-compliance-in-high-risk-markets
2015 07 1

Chevron Recognizes Kobre & Kim with Law Firm Diversity Award

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce that the firm is a recipient of Chevron Law Function’s annual "Law Firm Diversity Recognition Award." Established in 2005, this award is presented annually to select Chevron law firms that have distinguished themselves by demonstrating a commitment to diversity.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/chevron-recognizes-kobre-and-kim-with-law-firm-diversity-award
2015 06 29

Roger Burlingame Discusses Third-Party Anti-Corruption Compliance in London

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and London-based lawyer Roger Burlingame presented on the panel titled “Pushing Beyond the Paper to Ensure that Your Third Party Anti-Corruption Compliance Monitoring Program Can Stand Up to Government Scrutiny” at the Anti-Corruption: London Edition Conference on June 29.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/roger-burlingame-to-discuss-third-party-anti-corruption-compliance-in-london
2015 06 23

Randall Arthur Analyzes the Role of Insolvency Administrations at Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Asia

Randall Arthur presented on a panel titled “The Role of Insolvency Administrations in Global Asset Recovery,” at the Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Conference in Hong Kong.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/randall-arthur-analyzes-the-role-of-insolvency-administrations-at-fraud-asset-tracing-and-recovery-asia
2015 06 12

Matthew Menchel Presents at "A View From the Bench: Legends of the Courtroom"

Director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy Matthew Menchel participated in a seminar, “A View from the Bench: Legends of the Courtroom,” hosted by FIU College of Law and the Daily Business Review on June 12. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/matthew-menchel-presents-at-view-from-the-bench-legends-of-the-courtroom
2015 06 4

Jonathan Cogan Discusses Alternative Restructuring Solutions at the INSOL Bermuda One-Day Seminar

Jonathan Cogan participated on a panel titled “Alternative Reinsurance – Alternative Restructuring Solutions” at INSOL’s Bermuda One-Day Seminar on June 4.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/jonathan-cogan-discusses-alternative-restructuring-solutions-at-the-insol-bermuda-one-day-seminar
2015 06 3

Legal 500 Recognizes Kobre & Kim as Leader in General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense

This year’s Legal 500 U.S. rankings included high praise for Kobre & Kim’s government enforcement defense and commercial disputes teams, ranking the firm and several partners as one of the top U.S. firms in the areas of white-collar criminal defense and general commercial litigation. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/legal-500-recognizes-kobre-and-kim-as-leader-in-general-commercial-litigation-and-white-collar-criminal-defense-
2015 05 19

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in the 2015 Edition of Chambers & Partners

Kobre & Kim as well as several individual partners, have been recognized by Chambers & Partners for their outstanding record of success in the past year in the fields of Government Enforcement Defense and General Commercial Litigation.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-receives-top-rankings-in-the-2015-edition-of-chambers-and-partners
2015 05 18

Marcus Green Discusses Monetizing Arbitration Awards in International Energy Disputes at the Global Forum on Dispute Resolution for Oil & Gas Industry

Kobre & Kim lawyer Marcus Green presented at the Global Forum on Dispute Resolution for Oil & Gas Industry in Amsterdam on May 18.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/marcus-green-to-discuss-monetizing-arbitration-awards-in-international-energy-disputes-at-the-global-forum-on-dispute-resolution-for-oil-and-gas-industry
2015 05 14

On-Demand Webinar: Kobre & Kim's Caribbean and Asia Teams Discuss Approaches to Finding and Recovering Assets Hidden in Offshore Locations

During this webinar, a panel of Kobre & Kim’s globally recognized team discusses how sophisticated judgment debtors and fraudsters frequently protect assets by holding them in a variety of complex offshore structures and vehicles around the world and how combating these techniques often requires multifaceted strategies to ensure efficient and prompt recovery.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/on-demand-webinar-kobre-and-kims-caribbean-and-asia-teams-discuss-approaches-to-finding-and-recovering-assets-hidden-in-offshore-locations
2015 05 7

Eric Snyder Discusses Criminal Tax Issues at the IBA 18th Annual Transnational Crime Conference

Eric Snyder served as a panel moderator at the International Bar Association’s 18th Annual Transnational Crime Conference in Berlin on May 7. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/eric-snyder-discusses-criminal-tax-issues-at-the-iba-18th-annual-transnational-crime-conference
2015 05 5

Sean Casey and William McGovern Discuss the Risks of FATCA at the OffshoreAlert Conference

Former U.S. government litigators Sean Casey and William McGovern, members of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team, presented at the OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami on May 5. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/partners-sean-casey-and-william-mcgovern-discuss-the-risks-of-fatca-at-the-offshorealert-conference
2015 05 4

Matthew Menchel Discusses U.S. Tax Enforcement at the OffshoreAlert Conference

Lead trial lawyer and Director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy Matthew Menchel presented at the OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami on May 4. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/partner-matthew-menchel-discusses-u.s.-tax-enforcement-at-the-offshorealert-conference
2015 04 22

Shaun Z. Wu Discusses Strategies and Best Practices for Outbound Arbitration and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

Shaun Wu, based in Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong office and a member of the firm’s International Judgment Enforcement & Offshore Asset Recovery Group, presented at the 5th Annual International Arbitration Summit organized by Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/shaun-z.-wu-discusses-strategies-and-best-practices-for-outbound-arbitration-and-enforcement-of-arbitral-awards-
2015 04 17

Stephen Hayes Discusses the Judicial Approach to Enforcing Creditor’s Rights

London-based lawyer Stephen Hayes discussed the challenges to cross-border judgment enforcement at the 10th annual CCICF Paris Seminar on “Management of Claims and Dispute Resolution” on April 17, 2015. 

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/stephen-hayes-discussed-the-judicial-approach-to-enforcing-creditors-rights
2015 04 16

Shaun Z. Wu Discusses Legal Risks in Commodity Financing at the Asian Banker Summit

Shaun Z. Wu, based in Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong office and a key member of the firm’s disputes and investigations team in China, discussed how to avoid and handle legal disputes arising from international financing transactions at the International Transaction Banking Convention, a major conference of the Asian Banker Summit. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/shaun-z.-wu-discusses-legal-risks-in-commodity-financing-at-the-asian-banker-summit
2015 04 15

Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong Team Presents at Inaugural InnoXcell Asia Symposium

William F. McGovern, Randall Arthur, and Shaun Z. Wu, based in the firm’s Hong Kong office, presented at the InnoXcell Asia Symposium 2015. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-and-kims-hong-kong-team-presents-at-inaugural-innoxcell-asia-symposium-
2015 03 25

Steven Perlstein and Eric Bruce Discuss the Importance of Managing Data Security and Minimizing Risk Before the Data Breach Occurs

Experienced litigators and investigators Steven Perlstein and Eric Bruce examined the significance of managing data security during a webinar hosted by the Family Office Exchange. This timely discussion analyzed multiple strategies that can assist businesses in navigating the current environment of rapid technological developments and threats.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/partners-steven-perlstein-and-eric-bruce-discuss-the-importance-of-managing-data-security-and-minimizing-risk-before-the-data-breach-occurs-
2015 03 18

William McGovern Discusses U.S. Enforcement Against Tax Evaders and Potential Risks in Asia

William McGovern, member of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense team in Hong Kong, presented to a group of wealth managers and tax planners an update on recent U.S. enforcement relating to tax evasion and what could be next for Asia.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-discusses-u.s.-enforcement-against-tax-evaders-and-potential-risks-in-asia
2015 03 2

Kobre & Kim Listed Among Top 10 Firms to Watch in Asia

Asian Legal Business (ALB), one of Asia’s most prominent legal publications, featured Kobre & Kim as one of the top 10 law firms to watch in Asia in 2015, which are smaller in size in the region but “big in potential.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-listed-among-top-10-firms-to-watch-in-asia
2015 03 2

William McGovern Presents at U.S.-China Legal Summit

William McGovern and fellow panelists discussed the complexities of strategically navigating cross-border disputes and the current global regulatory climate at the U.S.-China Legal Summit presented by The American Lawyer and The Asian Lawyer

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/william-mcgovern-to-speak-at-u.s.-china-legal-summit
2015 02 27

Matthew Menchel Discusses Offshore Tax Evasion and Related Law Enforcement Issues at the International Litigation, Arbitration & Transactions Conference

Matthew Menchel, one of Kobre & Kim’s lead trial lawyers and the director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy, addressed issues relating to the U.S. government’s ramped-up efforts in prosecuting international tax evasion cases at the International Litigation, Arbitration & Transactions Conference presented by the Florida Bar International Law Section. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/partner-matthew-menchel-discusses-offshore-tax-evasion-and-related-law-enforcement-issues-at-the-international-litigation-arbitration-and-transactions-conference
2015 02 23

Steven Kobre Named 'Litigator of the Week'

Kobre & Kim founding partner Steven Kobre and Herbert Stern of Stern & Kilcullen were named "Litigators of the Week" by The American Lawyer.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/steven-kobre-named-litigator-of-the-week
2015 02 18

Kobre & Kim Strengthens Asia Investigation Team With Another Former U.S. Government Lawyer in the Hong Kong Office

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Vasu Muthyala who joins the firm’s Asia Government Enforcement Defense team.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-strengthens-asia-investigations-team-with-new-hire
2015 02 13

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015

In the latest Chambers Asia-Pacific annual rankings for law firms and individual lawyers, Kobre & Kim’s Asia team received recognition for its insolvency and corporate investigations work.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-recognized-by-chambers-asia-pacific-2015-
2015 02 12

Kobre & Kim Lawyers Recognized as Top Investigations and Business Crime Defense Lawyers by the Publishers of Global Investigations Review

Michael Kim, Steven Kobre, William McGovern, and Roger Burlingame of Kobre & Kim’s Government Enforcement Defense team have been recognized as leading lawyers this year in the areas of Business Crime Defense and Investigations by the publishers of the Global Investigations Review.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-partners-recognized-as-top-investigations-and-business-crime-defense-lawyers-by-the-publishers-of-global-investigations-review
2015 02 12

Kobre & Kim Expands IP Practice With Lateral Hire in San Francisco

We are pleased to announce the addition of Daniel Zaheer to our San Francisco office and the continued expansion of our Intellectual Property Litigation practice. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-expands-ip-practice-with-lateral-hire-in-san-francisco-
2015 01 20

Kobre & Kim Launches SF Outpost With IP Focus

We are pleased to announce the opening of our San Francisco office. Leading the new office and the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice will be Michael Ng, who joins the firm as partner.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-launches-sf-outpost
2015 01 15

Jonathan Cogan to Moderate ALIS LAW Panel Discussion Concerning Joint Venture Disputes

Jonathan Cogan, a lawyer with significant experience litigating joint venture disputes in the hospitality space, will lead the panel discussion titled “Common Pitfalls in Joint Venture Agreements” at the inaugural Americas Lodging Investment Summit Law Conference for in-house counsel and law firms that represent real estate investors and developers. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/partner-jonathan-cogan-to-moderate-alis-law-panel-discussion-concerning-joint-venture-disputes
2015 01 7

Matthew Menchel to Discuss U.S. Tax Enforcement Across International Borders

Lead trial lawyer and Director of the firm’s Center for Trial Advocacy Matthew Menchel gave a presentation at STEP Bahamas, “U.S. Tax Enforcement Across International Borders — A Discussion of the Raoul Weil Trial.” 

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-and-kim-partner-matthew-menchel-to-discuss-us-tax-enforcement-across-international-borders-
2014 11 24

Kobre & Kim Recommended By Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution in the BVI

Kobre & Kim’s British Virgin Islands team has been recognized as a leading dispute resolution practice in the BVI by Legal 500.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-recommended-by-legal-500-for-dispute-resolution-in-the-bvi
2014 11 10

Kobre & Kim Partners on New York Law Journal Webinar

Together with the New York Law Journal, members of Kobre & Kim’s internationally recognized investigations practice evaluate the initial steps to take in establishing a plan for conducting an internal investigation, as well as privilege and attorney work product rules and what may not be considered protected pursuant to a foreign jurisdiction’s privilege and privacy laws.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-and-kim-llp-partners-on-new-york-law-journal-webinar
2014 11 6

Matthew Menchel Named Litigator of the Week

Kobre & Kim would like to congratulate Matthew Menchel and Freshfields' Aaron Marcu on being named "Litigators of the Week" by The American Lawyer.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/matt-menchel-named-litigator-of-the-week
2014 11 3

Kobre & Kim Achieves Landmark Acquittal for Raoul Weil, Former UBS Executive Accused of US $20 Billion Tax Evasion

In a major victory for the defense team, Raoul Weil, the highest-ranking Swiss banker to stand trial in the U.S., was acquitted by a federal jury on all charges of conspiring with wealthy Americans to hide US $20 billion in secret offshore accounts.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/matt-menchel-kobre-kim-acquittal-raoul-weil-tax-evasion
2014 10 29

Kobre & Kim Named Top-Tier Firm for Anti-Corruption and Compliance in Hong Kong

Legal 500 Asia Pacific recognized Kobre & Kim as a tier-1 firm in Hong Kong for Regulatory: Anti-Corruption and Compliance in its 2015 guide.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-named-top-tier-firm-for-anti-corruption-and-compliance-in-hong-kong
2014 10 21

Robert Henoch Presents at IBC Legal’s Financial Institutions Litigation 2014

Robert Henoch participated in the 4th Annual Financial Institutions Litigation conference on October 21 in London.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/robert-henoch-presents-at-ibc-legals-financial-institutions-litigation-2014
2014 10 16

Andrew Lourie Presents at the American Conference Institute’s Miami Anti-Corruption Boot Camp

Andrew Lourie participated in ACI’s Anti-Corruption Conference on October 16 in Miami. Mr. Lourie and his co-panelists presented on the panel “How Directors and Officers Can Be Held Liable for Corruption Violations.”

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/andrew-lourie-presents-at-the-american-conference-institutes-miami-anti-corruption-boot-camp
2014 10 10

Kobre & Kim Recognized by Benchmark Litigation as “Truly Unique” with a “Dynamic, Aggressive Approach” to Cross-border Disputes & Investigations

This year, in addition to being ranked as a “Highly Recommended” firm for the New York Plaintiff category, Benchmark Litigation has also recognized Kobre & Kim as a New York-wide “Recommended” firm and as a Tier 2 firm in International Arbitration for the U.S.-wide category.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-recognized-by-benchmark-litigation-as-truly-unique-with-a-dynamic-aggressive-approach-to-cross-border-disputes-and-investigations
2014 10 3

Kobre & Kim Bolsters Hong Kong Practice With New Hires

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce the expansion of its Hong Kong office with the addition of Randall Arthur and Gabrielle Liu.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-bolsters-hong-kong-practice-with-new-hires
2014 09 11

Kobre & Kim Presents on Cross-Border Enforcement at Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2014

Kobre & Kim participated in a panel discussion titled “Enforcement: Ensuring you get the money you’re owed” at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2014 held on September 11 in Hong Kong.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-and-kim-presents-on-cross-border-enforcement-at-asialaw-asia-pacific-dispute-resolution-summit-2014
2014 08 5

Kobre & Kim Selected as Finalist for Asian Legal Business 2014 Boutique Law Firm of the Year Award

Kobre & Kim is pleased to announce that the firm’s Hong Kong practice has been selected as a finalist for 2014 Boutique Law Firm of the Year by Asian Legal Business.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-selected-as-finalist-for-asian-legal-business-2014-boutique-law-firm-of-the-year-award
2014 07 29

Kobre & Kim Singled Out as Top Firm in Global Arbitration Review's 2014 Asset Recovery Guide

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-was-singled-out-as-a-top-firm-this-year-by-the-publishers-of-the-global-arbitration-review-in-its-2014-asset-recovery-guide.-
2014 07 29

Kobre & Kim Recognized as Top Firm for Asset Recovery by the Publishers of Global Arbitration Review

Kobre & Kim was singled out as a top firm this year by the publishers of the Global Arbitration Review in its 2014 Asset Recovery guide.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-llp-recognized-as-top-firm-for-asset-recovery-by-the-publishers-of-global-arbitration-review
2014 06 26

Legal 500 Announces Kobre & Kim as a Nationwide Leader in White-Collar Criminal Defense

This year’s Legal 500 U.S. rankings included high praise for Kobre & Kim’s government enforcement defense team, ranking the firm and several partners as one of the top U.S. White-Collar Criminal Defense firms nationwide.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/legal-500-announces-kobre-and-kim-as-a-nationwide-leader-in-white-collar-criminal-defense
2014 06 18

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in the 2014 Edition of Chambers

Chambers has recognized several of Kobre & Kim’s offices and litigators for their aggressive, trial-ready litigation model and successes during the past year.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-receives-top-rankings-in-the-2014-edition-of-chambers
2014 05 8

Now Available On Demand: Monetizing Large Judgments and Arbitration Awards

Kobre & Kim partnered with the Association of Corporate Counsel for a live webinar (now available on-demand) to discuss the hot-button issue of enforcing international judgments and arbitration awards.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/now-available-on-demand-monetizing-large-judgments-and-arbitration-awardsnew-news-page
2014 02 18

William F. McGovern Recognized Again as Leading Anti-Corruption Lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific

For the second year in a row, William McGovern, from Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong office, was ranked among the leading practitioners for his work in Dispute Resolution: Anticorruption in the 2014 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/william-f.-mcgovern-recognized-again-as-leading-anti-corruption-attorney-by-chambers-asia-pacific-
2013 11 12

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Names Kobre & Kim Law Firm of the Year

The firm is pleased to announce that NAPABA has named Kobre & Kim this year’s Law Firm of the Year.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-llp-named-law-firm-of-the-year-by-the-national-asian-pacific-american-bar-association
2013 11 4

Legal 500 Asia Pacific Recommends Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Practice

Kobre & Kim was recognized as a leading Hong Kong firm in the category of dispute resolution by the publishers of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kims-hong-kong-dispute-resolution-practice-recommended-by-the-legal-500-asia-pacific
2013 10 29

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Honors from Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation ranked Kobre & Kim in the highest category this year in its plaintiff category, noting the firm's “truly unique” conflict-free business model focusing on cross-border disputes involving US $50 million+.  

 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-receives-top-honors-from-benchmark-litigation
2013 09 19

Kobre & Kim Expands Conflict-Free London/Offshore Disputes Team

Kobre & Kim is pleased to welcome Andrew Stafford QC, who joins James Corbett QC (formerly of Serle Court) and Jalil Asif QC (formerly of 4 New Square), as the firm’s third English Queen’s Counsel.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-expands-conflict-free-londonoffshore-disputes-team-
2013 09 10

Kobre & Kim Hosts Third Annual Center for Trial Advocacy Event

On September 10, 2013, Kobre & Kim’s Center for Trial Advocacy held its third annual trial advocacy program, highlighting nationally recognized trial lawyers Dan Webb of Winston & Strawn LLP and Matt Menchel of Kobre & Kim.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/kobre-and-kim-hosts-third-annual-center-for-trial-advocacy-event
2013 08 13

Kobre & Kim Named “Most Highly Regarded Firm” for International Judgment Enforcement/Asset Recovery

Kobre & Kim was ranked as one of the most highly regarded judgment enforcement/asset recovery firms in the world by the publishers of the Global Arbitration Review. In addition to the firm’s ranking, several of the firm’s lawyers were also recognized as outstanding practitioners in the field.  

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-llp-named-most-highly-regarded-firm-for-international-judgment-enforcement-asset-recovery-
2013 07 31

Kobre & Kim Ranked “Highly Recommended” for International Investigations by Benchmark Litigation

Kobre & Kim continues to receive accolades for its Asia practice, this time in Benchmark Litigation’s Asia-Pacific rankings. The firm, which has been previously praised by the publication for its U.S. practice, was ranked as “Highly Recommended” in International Anti-Corruption Investigations for the Asia-Pacific region.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-llp-ranked-highly-recommended-for-international-investigations-by-benchmark-litigation
2013 07 9

Kobre & Kim International Arbitrations Team Contributes to International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2013

Members of Kobre & Kim’s International Arbitration team have authored chapters covering the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands in International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2013.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-international-arbitrations-team-contributes-to-international-comparative-legal-guide-to-international-arbitration-2013
2013 05 24

Kobre & Kim Ranked Top in the Nation by Chambers USA

Kobre & Kim has been recognized eight times for its white-collar and government investigation litigation practice in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-llp-ranked-top-in-the-nation-by-chambers-usa-americas-leading-lawyers-for-business
2013 05 24

Chambers & Partners Recognizes Kobre & Kim and Two Lawyers for Commercial Litigation

Kobre & Kim was recognized as a highly regarded firm in the area of New York Commercial Litigation by Chambers & Partners in its 2013 guide. The firm was praised for its skill in civil disputes and ability to handle cross-border litigation, with offices in London, the Caribbean, and beyond.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-llp-and-two-partners-recognized-for-commercial-litigation-by-chambers-and-partners
2013 04 23

Kobre & Kim Named Trial Firm of the Year

Kobre & Kim was recognized as the “Trial Firm of the Year” by Main Justice in its 2013 Best FCPA Lawyers Client Service Awards.  The award honors Kobre & Kim's exceptional representation of companies and executives in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and global anti-corruption matters. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-matt-menchel-named-trial-firm-of-the-year
2013 04 10

Kobre & Kim Achieves Victory for DuPont in US $920 million Judgment Enforcement

Kobre & Kim’s International Judgment Enforcement Team achieved a key victory on behalf of client E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) in enforcing a US $920 million judgment against Kolon Industries Inc. a/k/a/ Kolon Corp., a South Korean conglomerate operating in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-achieves-victory-for-dupont-in-us-920-million-judgment-enforcement-
2013 03 19

MAXAM Settles Madoff-Related Dispute With Town of Fairfield

Kobre & Kim successfully negotiated a highly favorable settlement agreement for approximately 5% of the claimed damages on behalf of defendants MAXAM Capital Management LLC and related entities in a lawsuit filed by the town of Fairfield, Connecticut, and its associated retirement programs.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/maxam-settles-madoff-related-dispute-with-town-of-fairfield
2013 03 18

Kobre & Kim Expands Conflict-Free Litigation Offering in Caribbean/Latin America with New Hires

Kobre & Kim has announced the expansion of its Miami office with the addition of John Couriel and Stephen Leontsinis, bolstering the firm’s practice in the Caribbean and South America.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-expands-conflict-free-litigation-offering-in-caribbeanlatin-america-with-new-hires
2013 03 18

Kobre & Kim’s International Judgment Enforcement Team Scouts New Territory in High-Profile Asset Tracing Matter

Kobre & Kim’s International Judgment Enforcement team scouted new legal territory in asset recovery on March 18 as firm co-founder Michael S. Kim argued in front of the New York State Court of Appeals that, under N.Y. C.P.L.R. § 5225(b), the New York courts have the authority to order Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) to turn over funds in possession of its Caribbean subsidiary, FirstCaribbean International Bank (FCIB), a 92%-owned subsidiary of the bank.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kims-international-judgment-enforcement-team-scouts-new-territory-in-high-profile-asset-tracing-matter-
2013 03 15

U.S. Court Rules FERC Lacked Jurisdiction in Amaranth Trader Case

Kobre & Kim persuaded the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit that the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) did not have jurisdiction to bring a manipulation case against Brian Hunter, the former head of Energy Trading for US $9 billion hedge fund Amaranth Advisors LLC, who had traded only in the commodities derivative markets.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/u.s.-court-rules-ferc-lacked-jurisdiction-in-amaranth-trader-case
2013 02 28

William F. McGovern Recognized as Top Anti-Corruption Lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific

Head of Kobre & Kim's Hong Kong office William McGovern has been recognized for his outstanding work in Dispute Resolution: Anti-Corruption by Chambers Asia-Pacific. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/william-f.-mcgovern-recognized-as-top-anti-corruption-attorney-by-chambers-asia-pacific
2013 02 12

Kobre & Kim Ranked “Highly Recommended Firm” and Michael S. Kim Named “New York Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation

Kobre & Kim was recently recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a "Highly Recommended" firm in its New York plaintiff category, noting that “Kobre & Kim earns consistent mention by peers for expertise handling high-stakes cross-border disputes around the world.”  
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-llp-ranked-highly-recommended-firm-and-michael-s.-kim-named-new-york-litigation-star-by-benchmark-litigation
2013 02 12

Michael S. Kim Named a “Most Highly Regarded Individual” by Global Competition Review

Michael S. Kim was ranked one of the “Most Highly Regarded Individuals” for the Business Crime Defense category by the publishers of The Global Competition Review.
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/michael-s.-kim-named-a-most-highly-regarded-individual-by-publishers-of-the-global-competition-review
2013 02 12

The Asian Lawyer and Kobre & Kim Co-Host Webinar Series on International Judgment Enforcement

The Asian Lawyer and Kobre & Kim presented two webinars on the Challenges of international judgment enforcement, focused on the interplay between onshore and offshore jurisdictions, in particular China, the British Virgin Islands, and the Cayman Islands.

https://kobrekim.com/news/events/the-asian-lawyer-and-kobre-and-kim-co-host-webinar-series-on-international-judgment-enforcement
2013 02 1

Kobre & Kim Achieves US $30M Award for US Airways

Kobre & Kim successfully secured an award for $30 million on behalf of US Airways Inc. against its former broker-dealer Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. in a customer arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in New York. 
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-achieves-us-30m-award-for-us-airways-inc.
2012 12 7

Kobre & Kim Trial Lawyer Named Most Effective Lawyer in South Florida

Miami-based Matthew Menchel was recognized as this year’s Daily Business Review Most Effective Lawyer for the criminal justice category. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-trial-lawyer-matt-menchel-named-most-effective-lawyer-in-south-florida
2012 09 10

Kobre & Kim Recognized as Leading International Judgment Enforcement/Asset Recovery Firm

Kobre & Kim was recently ranked as one of the most highly regarded judgment enforcement/asset recovery firms in the world by the publishers of the Global Arbitration Review.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-recognized-as-leading-international-judgment-enforcement-asset-recovery-firm
2012 07 9

Kobre & Kim Opens Cayman Islands Office

Kobre & Kim has announced the opening of an office in the Cayman Islands.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-opens-cayman-islands-office
2012 05 14

Kobre & Kim Expands Conflict-Free Offshore Litigation Offering With BVI Office

Kobre & Kim has announced the opening of an office in the British Virgin Islands.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-expands-conflict-free-offshore-litigation-offering-with-british-virgin-islands-office
2012 04 19

Kobre & Kim Hosts Second Annual Center for Trial Advocacy Event Featuring Nationally Recognized Trial Lawyers Roy Black and Matthew Menchel

Kobre & Kim’s Center for Trial Advocacy (CTA) held its second annual event highlighting nationally recognized trial lawyers Roy Black of Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf P.A. and Matthew Menchel of Kobre & Kim’s Miami office.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-hosts-second-annual-center-for-trial-advocacy-event-featuring-nationally-recognized-trial-attorneys-roy-black-and-matthew-menchel
2012 03 14

Kobre & Kim Obtains Successful Transfer of Key Legal Issues in US $230 Million+ Madoff-Related Litigation

Kobre & Kim represents MAXAM Capital, a fund-of-fund investment manager, as well as other MAXAM-affiliated individuals and entities, in litigation brought by the court-appointed trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-obtains-successful-transfer-of-key-legal-issues-in-us-230-million-madoff-related-litigation
2012 02 21

Kobre & Kim Plays Leading Role in Government Dropping Precedent-Setting FCPA Sting Prosecution

After two lengthy trials, several acquittals, and two hung juries, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that it was abandoning its high-profile "FCPA sting" prosecution. Citing the outcomes of the first two trials, the impact of evidentiary and legal rulings in favor of the defense, and the substantial resources required to proceed with four or more trials, the DOJ concluded that the continued prosecution of the case was unwarranted and requested that the court dismiss all open indictments.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-plays-leading-role-in-government-dropping-precedent-setting-fcpa-sting-prosecution
2011 12 12

Kobre & Kim Miami Partner Named Finalist in the Daily Business Review's 2011 Most Effective Lawyers Special Report

Andrew Lourie was selected as a finalist for the Daily Business Review's 2011 Most Effective Lawyers Award for the corporate securities category.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-miami-partner-named-finalist-in-the-daily-business-reviews-2011-most-effective-lawyers-special-report-
2011 09 27

Kobre & Kim Achieves Key Dismissal for Crunk LLC

Kobre & Kim recently won the dismissal of a putative class and derivative action in New York federal court over the transaction by which Solvi Brands LLC acquired substantially all of energy drink company Crunk LLC's assets.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-achieves-key-dismissal-for-crunk-llc
2011 09 10

Kobre & Kim's International Judgment Enforcement Team Featured on the Cover of The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal featured on its front page the efforts of Kobre & Kim on behalf of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to collect an unpaid tax bill of US $100 million+ owed by one of the world's most elusive figures, tech tycoon and ComputerLand founder William H. Millard.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kims-international-judgment-enforcement-team-featured-on-the-cover-of-the-wall-street-journal
2011 09 6

Jalil Asif QC Joins Kobre & Kim in London

In response to high demand in London for the services of a conflict-free firm devoted solely to litigation and arbitration, Kobre & Kim
has expanded its team with the addition of Jalil Asif QC. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/jalil-asif-qc-joins-kobre-and-kim-london
2011 07 11

Federal Judge Declares Mistrial in Precedent-Setting FCPA Enforcement Case Against Kobre & Kim Client

Kobre & Kim represented Pankesh Patel, an English businessman, in a precedent-setting Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, which resulted in a mistrial — widely heralded as a victory for the defense.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/federal-judge-declares-mistrial-in-precedent-setting-fcpa-enforcement-case-against-kobre-and-kim-client
2011 05 17

Kobre & Kim Obtains Favorable Settlement for Hedge Funds in Dispute Arising Out of Breach of Securities Purchase Agreement

Kobre & Kim represented 13 plaintiff hedge funds in litigation against CEL-SCI Corporation, which recently resulted in a favorable multimillion-dollar settlement.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-obtains-favorable-settlement-for-hedge-funds-in-dispute-arising-out-of-breach-of-securities-purchase-agreement
2011 04 12

Kobre & Kim Launches Center for Trial Advocacy Program with Demonstration by Notable Trial Attorneys Matthew Menchel and Benjamin Brafman

Kobre & Kim's Center for Trial Advocacy (CTA) launched its inaugural event with a seminar led by prominent trial lawyers Matthew Menchel of Kobre & Kim (Miami) and Benjamin Brafman of Brafman & Associates.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-launches-center-for-trial-advocacy-program-with-demonstration-by-notable-trial-attorneys-matthew-menchel-and-benjamin-brafman
2011 04 2

Kobre & Kim Named “Firm to Watch” in Asian Legal Business Watchlist 2011

Kobre & Kim was named a firm to watch in Asia in 2011 by leading industry journal Asian Legal Business (ALB). The ALB Watchlist includes 10 firms predicted to make the greatest impact on legal headlines in Asia in the upcoming year.

https://kobrekim.com/news/accolades/kobre-and-kim-named-firm-to-watch-in-asian-legal-business-watchlist-2011
2010 11 22

Kobre & Kim Opens Hong Kong Office, Becomes First U.S. Litigation Firm to Offer an Integrated Global Platform

Kobre & Kim recently opened an office in Hong Kong, marking the first U.S. litigation firm to offer an integrated global platform of U.S.-qualified lawyers and UK-qualified barristers and solicitors practicing from offices in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. 

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-opens-hong-kong-office-and-becomes-the-first-u.s.-litigation-firm-to-offer-an-integrated-global-platform-
2010 09 1

Kobre & Kim Becomes One of the First Firms Composed of Both English Barristers and Solicitors and U.S.-Qualified Lawyers

Kobre & Kim became the first firm composed of English barristers and 
solicitors and U.S.-qualified lawyers to be licensed in the United
Kingdom as a legal disciplinary practice (LDP) under the new rules
governing the legal profession that came into effect March 2009.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-becomes-one-of-the-first-firms-composed-of-both-english-barristers-and-solicitors-and-u.s.-qualified-lawyers
2010 07 16

Kobre & Kim Wins Precedent-Setting International Asset Forfeiture Case in DC Circuit

Kobre & Kim prevailed against the U.S. government in the representation of Tiger Eye Investments Ltd., an investment company located in the Cayman Islands, before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-wins-precedent-setting-international-asset-forfeiture-case-in-d.c.-circuit
2010 04 1

Kobre & Kim’s Miami and New York Teams Successfully Remove Three Co-trustees from US $600 million+ Marital Trust

Kobre & Kim represents Mrs. Atkins Mersentes, widow of the late Atkins Diet creator Dr. Robert Atkins, in a series of litigations against three former co-trustees of the Veronica Atkins Marital Trust.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kims-miami-and-new-york-teams-successfully-remove-three-co-trustees-from-us-600-million-marital-trust
2010 03 9

Kobre & Kim Obtains Exceptional Result for Graduate Student Accused of Breaching Security at Newark Airport

Kobre & Kim achieved an exceptional result for Haisong Jiang, a Chinese Ph.D student at Rutgers University in New Jersey, who was charged with breaching security at Newark Liberty International Airport on January 3, 2010.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-obtains-exceptional-result-for-graduate-student-accused-of-breaching-security-at-newark-airport
2010 01 19

Kobre & Kim Represents Two Individuals in the Largest FCPA Prosecution of Individuals

Kobre & Kim represents two defendants in a case against 22 executives and employees of military and law enforcement supply companies brought under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-represents-two-individuals-in-the-largest-fcpa-prosecution-of-individuals
2009 12 22

Kobre & Kim Represents Hedge Fund Managing Director Extradited and Held on $300 Million Fraud Charge

Kobre & Kim represents Philip Baker, managing director of collapsed Chicago hedge fund Lake Shore Asset Management Ltd., in
connection with allegations by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for
the Northern District of Illinois of securities fraud, wire fraud, and
related crimes. Kobre & Kim lawyers also managed the extradition
of our client from Germany to the U.S.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-represents-hedge-fund-managing-director-extradited-and-held-on-300-million-fraud-charge
2009 11 9

Kobre & Kim Represents Hedge Fund Manager in Galleon Insider Trading Investigation

In the biggest insider trading case involving hedge funds in history and
the first ever to employ wiretaps, Kobre & Kim represents a hedge
fund manager in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York prosecutions of the Galleon insider trading case.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-represents-hedge-fund-manager-in-galleon-insider-trading-investigation-
2009 03 5

Kobre & Kim Represents Former KBR Employee in FCPA Prosecution

Kobre & Kim represents a private client in connection with a federal
investigation regarding an alleged scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-represents-former-kbr-employee-in-fcpa-prosecution
2009 01 30

Kobre & Kim Represents Hedge Fund in Suit Over Madoff Losses

Kobre & Kim represented MAXAM Absolute Return Fund in connection
with attempts to recover US $280 million investments in the Bernard L.
Madoff Investment Securities LLC fraud, and defense against potential
lawsuits by investors in MAXAM-managed funds, as well as associated
purported class actions. 
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-represents-hedge-fund-in-suit-over-madoff-losses
2008 12 22

Kobre & Kim Represents Hedge Fund Administrator in Madoff Fraud

Kobre & Kim represented a hedge fund administrator in successfully compelling arbitration of two derivative actions in New York state in connection with the administrator's work for a Madoff Securities feeder fund.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-represents-hedge-fund-administrator-in-madoff-fraud
2008 09 14

Kobre & Kim Obtains Order Vacating Client's Conviction and New Trial Granted in International Extradition Case

Kobre & Kim successfully persuaded the Pennsylvania appellate courts to vacate the conviction of a client charged with a serious felony and to grant a new trial on less-serious charges. 
          

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-obtains-order-vacating-clients-conviction-and-new-trial-granted-in-international-extradition-case
2008 05 14

Kobre & Kim Represents New York City Official Accused of Soliciting Bribes

Kobre & Kim represents a public official of the New York City Department of Education charged in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York with alleged bribery and extortion in connection with an alleged decades-long conspiracy involving the assignment and inspection of school bus routes.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-represents-new-york-city-official-accused-of-soliciting-bribes
2008 01 23

Kobre & Kim Represents Former Officer in Monster.com Options-Backdating Scandal

Kobre & Kim represents a former top officer of Monster, the parent of job-search website Monster.com, in connection with a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation and derivative litigation arising from alleged backdating of employee stock options grants.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-represents-former-officer-in-monster.com-options-backdating-scandal
2007 07 24

Kobre & Kim Represents Brian Hunter, Former Head of Energy Trading for Amaranth Advisors, in Various Litigations

In one of the most talked-about hedge fund collapses of recent times, Kobre & Kim represents Brian Hunter, the former head of Energy Trading for US $9 billion hedge fund Amaranth Advisors LLC, in civil litigation and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulatory enforcement actions for alleged market manipulation of natural gas futures.

https://kobrekim.com/news/firm-news/kobre-and-kim-represents-brian-hunter-former-head-of-energy-trading-for-amaranth-advisors-in-various-litigations

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