Cross-Border Insolvency Disputes and Investigations
Kobre & Kim serves as special counsel in high-stakes, complex restructuring and insolvency litigation and investigations for corporate boards, investment funds, special committees, creditors and creditor committees, debtors, liquidators, trustees and other investors. We often work cooperatively with clients’ existing legal teams as special counsel and can be adverse to virtually any institution.
Publications April 28, 2015
Hong Kong-based Randall Arthur shared with the Hong Kong Lawyer his insights into the insolvency law practice in Hong Kong and China.
Accolades March 2, 2015
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.”
Accolades February 13, 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.
Publications November 14, 2014
Carrie Tendler and Tim Prudhoe Analyze the Increased Utility of Chapter 15 Bankruptcy to Foreign Liquidators
In this article featured in Corporate Counsel, New York- and British Virgin Islands-based lawyers Carrie Tendler and Tim Prudhoe, respectively, document the current trend in U.S. bankruptcy courts to provide recognition and assistance to bankruptcy proceedings in offshore jurisdictions through the lens of recent Chapter 15 applications.
Firm News March 19, 2013
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.
Firm News July 9, 2012
Firm News May 14, 2012
Kobre & Kim has announced the opening of an office in the British Virgin Islands.
Firm News March 14, 2012
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.
Firm News December 22, 2008
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.
October 6, 2008
Kobre & Kim represented an institutional investor that lost
approximately US $1.1 billion in the Petters Worldwide fraud, currently
undergoing bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota.