Insolvency & Debtor-Creditor Disputes
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Publications January 26, 2021
It may be surprising to learn that there can be a broad overlap between U.S. bankruptcy law and litigation involving high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs), but as Kobre & Kim’s Farrington Yates explained in the tenth episode of Kobre & Kim’s series with Family Wealth Report on global challenges facing HNWIs, the available tools can be powerful.
Events November 17, 2020
Nick Cherryman Joins Panel on Debt Enforcement Strategies for Indian Banks with Non-Performing Loans
A critical issue for Indian banks has been the amount of non-performing loans weighing down their balance sheets and profitability. Fortunately, as Kobre & Kim’s Nick Cherryman will discuss on an InformaConnect virtual panel at 4:45pm New Delhi time / 11:15am London time, November 19, 2020, there are global solutions to this seemingly intractable problem.
Events November 16, 2020
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.
Firm News October 7, 2020
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.
Publications September 16, 2020
Despite, and in some cases because of, the pandemic, offshore jurisdictions such as the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands (BVI) central to global restructuring efforts have been undergoing notable changes. Kobre & Kim’s Ulrich Payne sat down with Burford Capital’s The Burford Quarterly as part of a roundtable discussion to examine these ongoing trends.
Events September 15, 2020
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.
Accolades September 9, 2020
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.
Events July 8, 2020
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.
Publications July 8, 2020
Lian Lian on COVID-19, cross-border trade disputes, and other global challenges facing Chinese companies in 2020
In advance of Kobre & Kim’s participation in this year’s China International Import Expo (CIIE), Managing Director of China Lian Lian sat down with event organizers to discuss the firm’s decision to attend one of the year’s biggest cross-border trade events, which features importers from every province in China and across every industry.
Publications June 15, 2020
Israel parties will face a coming wave of cross-border litigation and arbitration as a result of the COVID-19 economic downturn. Kobre & Kim’s Jeremy Bressman, Farrington Yates and Robert Henoch wrote for Calcalist on how Israel practitioners can boost their cases by leveraging powerful discovery tools in the U.S. that are unavailable in Israel.
Publications May 29, 2020
“The days of South Korea as the ‘wild west’ of digital currencies are no more,” Kobre & Kim’s Michael Kim, Daniel Lee and Nathan Park wrote in a recent analysis of South Korea’s digital currency legal regime for Asia Business Law Journal.
Publications May 28, 2020
As part of their 2020 Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas, Vault sat down with Kobre & Kim’s very own Farrington Yates, who walked through the ins-and-outs of his practice area in insolvency.
Events May 20, 2020
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.
Events May 14, 2020
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.
Publications May 8, 2020
Kobre & Kim founding partner Michael Kim recently sat down with Dan Packel of the American Lawyer to discuss how he thinks any ensuing recession in the wake of COVID-19 will see a rush of fraud-related claims, as well as creditor-debtor disputes on a global scale that was unseen in the 2007-8 global financial crisis.