Insolvency & Debtor-Creditor Disputes

We serve as special litigation counsel providing conflict-free, aggressive advocacy. We avoid repeat, ongoing client relationships and the conflicts of interest that can develop as a result. Accordingly, we maintain our independence as advocates ready to litigate against virtually any institution.

Accolades May 2, 2016

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. 

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Events February 26, 2016

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.

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Publications February 12, 2016

Rebecca Hume and Randall Arthur Share Tips for Maximizing Returns in Cross-Border Insolvency and Asset Recovery Investigations

In a recent article published by Bloomberg BNA, insolvency litigation and asset recovery attorneys Rebecca Hume and Randall Arthur discussed the ways that a strategic approach can help legal teams maximize returns to creditors in large-scale, cross-border insolvency matters.

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Publications November 25, 2015

The Frontlines of Cross-Border Insolvency: Lessons to Learn From 2015

In this Corporate Counsel article, Randall Arthur and Jeremy Hollembeak, members of Kobre & Kim’s global insolvency team, examine several significant court decisions from 2015 and their influence on future insolvency strategies. 

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Accolades November 9, 2015

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.

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Events June 4, 2015

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.  

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Publications April 28, 2015

Randall Arthur Sheds Light on Insolvency Law Landscape in Hong Kong and China

Hong Kong-based Randall Arthur shared with the Hong Kong Lawyer his insights into the insolvency law practice in Hong Kong and China. 

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Accolades March 2, 2015

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.” 

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Accolades February 13, 2015

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.  

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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.

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Firm News March 19, 2013

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.

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Firm News July 9, 2012

Kobre & Kim Opens Cayman Islands Office

Kobre & Kim has announced the opening of an office in the Cayman Islands.

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Firm News May 14, 2012

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.

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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.

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Firm News December 22, 2008

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.

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