Firm News May 24, 2023
Kobre & Kim Successfully Defeats Spain’s Sovereign Immunity Challenge in UK High Court in Landmark International Enforcement Case
In one of the most significant judgments on state immunity and international arbitration in decades, the Commercial Court (High Court) in London has dismissed Spain’s challenge to the recognition of an ICSID arbitration award (the Antin Award) based on grounds of sovereign immunity and European Union case law.
Firm News March 31, 2023
Kobre & Kim Scores Win for MLB in Judgment-Enforcement Proceeding
In a win for Kobre & Kim client Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., a federal court has ordered a Dominican broadcasting company and its New York affiliate to turn over various kinds of property to MLB, including bank account funds in New York and the Dominican Republic, certain contractual payment rights, and a helicopter.
Firm News March 20, 2023
Kobre & Kim Notches Victory with Rare Set Aside of BVI Enforcement Order
Kobre & Kim wins rarely granted ruling setting aside of certain aspects of an enforcement order by the British Virgin Islands Commercial Court.
Firm News February 28, 2023
Kobre & Kim Earns UK Pro Bono Success in Partnership with LawWorks
In our ongoing partnership with pro bono group LawWorks, Kobre & Kim succeeded last month in increasing a young woman’s Personal Independence Payment (“PIP”) award in London to the highest available amount, granting her an additional £95.05 per week that will be backdated to November 2021.
Firm News February 17, 2023
Kobre & Kim Honors Jane M. Bolin 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 Judge Jane M. Bolin, the first Black woman to serve as a judge in the United States. In support of the 2023 Black History Month theme of Resistance, we are honored to recognize the career of Jane Bolin as a pioneer of resistance and representation of Black Americans in the judiciary.
Firm News February 10, 2023
Kobre & Kim Honors Sterling Johnson Jr. on 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 Honorable Sterling Johnson Jr, a former United States Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Firm News November 3, 2022
Kobre & Kim Pro Bono Team Recognized by Americans for Immigrant Justice for Green Card Victory
In collaboration with Americans for Immigrant Justice’s pro bono program since 2017, Adriana Riviere-Badell – named Americans for Immigrant Justice's Pro Bono Hero – led a team to represent child siblings from Guatemala who had been orphaned, and their hard work and dedication has led to the first of the children’s green cards coming in a few weeks ago.
Firm News October 7, 2022
Kobre & Kim Honors Maria Teresa Kumar for National Hispanic Heritage Month
Kobre & Kim continues to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring Maria Teresa Kumar, a Colombian American political rights activist and the President and CEO of Voto Latino. Kumar was born in Bogota, Colombia and grew up in Sonoma, California where she attended the University of California, Davis. She later earned a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Firm News October 5, 2022
CFTC Produces Unreleased Information on Kraft–Mondelēz Settlement, Resolving Kobre & Kim’s FOIA Suit
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has agreed to produce previously unseen documents and communications related to an unprecedented 2019 “gag” order with Kraft and Mondelēz, under the terms of a settlement. The settlement ends a long-running Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by global disputes and investigations law firm Kobre & Kim.
Firm News September 30, 2022
Kobre & Kim Honors Mario Guerra Obledo for National Hispanic Heritage Month
Kobre & Kim continues to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring the late Mario Guerra Obledo for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of Hispanic rights in America.
Firm News September 23, 2022
Kobre & Kim Honors Miriam Naveira Merely for National Hispanic Heritage Month
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Kobre & Kim is highlighting and reflecting on the unique contributions made by Hispanic individuals to American society both inside and outside of the legal industry. Today, we honor late Judge Miriam Naveira Merely.
Firm News August 10, 2022
Kobre & Kim Elevates Daniel S. Lee to Partner, Strengthening International Private Client Offering
SEOUL, AUGUST 10, 2022 – Kobre & Kim has elected Daniel S. Lee to partner, effective August 1, 2022. Mr. Lee’s elevation underscores the firm’s continued innovations in cross-border solutions for clients, including ultra-high-net-worth individuals (“UHWNIs”) facing government enforcement, asset forfeiture and reputation challenges in Asia and globally.
Firm News July 21, 2022
President of Inter Milan and Suning Founder's Son, Steven Zhang, Liable for over US$255 million in Hong Kong judgment and Sued in Italy Alongside Inter Milan
On 19 July 2022, the Hong Kong High Court handed down its decision granting summary judgment against Steven Zhang, president of the Italian football club Inter Milan and son of Suning Group’s founder Zhang Jindong, for over US$255 million in outstanding debts held by Suning Xiaodian.
Firm News June 23, 2022
Kobre & Kim and Human Rights First Gain Asylum for Pro Bono Client
On May 31, 2022, Kobre & Kim succeeded in gaining asylum for a client, K, working with Human Rights First in our commitment to pro bono work.
Firm News June 21, 2022
Jalil Asif KC Becomes an Advisor to Grand Court of the Cayman Islands Rules Committee
At the invitation of the Chief Justice of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, the Attorney General and other members, Jalil Asif KC has become an advisor to the Grand Court Rules Committee.
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