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August 20, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jahan Sharifi was interviewed by American Banker regarding the remarkable success and growth of Social Finance (SoFi), who recently obtained an equity investment of $1 billion...

August 14, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe Managing Partner Jennifer K. Grady was selected as one of Diversity Journal's Women Worth Watching for 2015. Each year, the publication awards this honor to 100 exemplary women in leadership positions across a range of industries in North America and Europe.

August 10, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA). The LSTA filed in support of Stonehill Capital Management LLC’s motion for leave to appeal in the matter of Stonehill Capital Management LLC, et al. v. Bank of the West, et al. in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York...

July 28, 2015

RK&O partner Jahan Sharifi was quoted in a Law360 article regarding a recent Treasury Department inquiry into the regulatory environment for online marketplace lenders.  Many feel this is the latest indication...

 

July 21, 2015

The International Business Times spoke with RK&O lawyers Carl Winkworth and Miriam Karam about the recent Greek bailout deal and the potential for further debt forgiveness.  The July 13 agreement between Greece and its European creditors...

July 6, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe founding partner Lee S. Richards III is a recepient of the 2015 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Second Circuit. This award is granted each year "to a lawyer or judge whose life and practice display sterling character and unquestioned integrity, coupled with ongoing dedication...

July 1, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt was named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” list for 2015. Ms. Brandt was recognized for her work in white-collar/enforcement. The publication noted her successful defense of ICAP plc...

June 3, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe's growing marketplace lending practice was featured in Bloomberg BNA's article "Firm Adopts Novel Marketing For Growing FinTech." The publication interviewed partners Scott Budlong and Jahan Sharifi regarding the practice...

June 3, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP's Commercial Litigation, Securities Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense practices, along with eight individual attorneys, were recognized in The Legal 500 United States - 2015 Edition...

June 2, 2015

A discussion of Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP and Wharton FinTech's recent marketplace lending survey appeared in multiple sources including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Real Estate Weekly, ThinkAdvisor, Crowdfund Insider, American Banker and The Hedge Fund Law Report.

May 27, 2015

The LA Times, Corporate Counsel and Inside Council interviewed RK&O partner William Barry about the impact of the May 27 indictment of 14 FIFA officials and marketing executives by federal prosecutors in New York....

May 20, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP ranked 89th on Law360's list of Top 100 Firms For Minority Attorneys. The publication surveyed nearly 300 firms...

May 19, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has again been recognized as a leading law firm in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA. The publication highlighted the firm’s accomplishments in the areas of securities regulation, general commercial litigation, white-collar litigation and corporate crime and investigations...

May 19, 2015

Law360 interviewed Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner David Daniels regarding the significance of the recent Supreme Court ruling that a Maryland tax violates the dormant Commerce Clause in their article "Lawyers React to High Court Limiting Md.'s Taxing Power"...

May 18, 2015

In a 5-4 decision today, the United States Supreme Court struck down the scheme by which Maryland taxes income earned across state lines. Like many other states, Maryland taxes out-of-state income earned by its resident. Unlike other states...

May 13, 2015

Lee Richards, partner of Richards Kibbe & Orbe, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "Banks Rethink Common Sales Tricks." Mr. Richards commented on what Jesse Litvak's conviction could mean for traders. Mr. Litvak was sentenced to two years in prison...

May 12, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partners Paul Haskel and Andrew Martin discussed what the drop in oil prices could mean for distressed investors in International Business Times' article "Oil price crash: Black stuff 'could burn investors' after OPEC predicts decade below $100 a barrel"...

April 28, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partners Eva Marie Carney and David Daniels and associate Jamie Schafer were named to the 2014 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll for their respective contributions of 100 hours or more to indigent clients in need of legal representation...

April 27, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represents the Royal Bank of Scotland in the sale of multiple loan portfolios to Mizuho Financial Group.

April 15, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Keith Sambur was among the select group of lawyers recognized as 2015 Rising Stars by Law360. Mr. Sambur was one of 145 attorneys selected from 1,200 nominees under the age of 40...

April 9, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt was named one of Global Investigations Review's top 100 Women in Investigations. The publication featured 100 female lawyers, government prosecutors, barristers, forensic accountants and various in-house counsel...

April 1, 2015

 Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP successfully defended ICAP plc in proposed class action litigation over its alleged role in Yen Libor and EuroYen Tibor rate manipulation. A New York federal judge dismissed ICAP plc saying the plaintiffs failed to allege...

March 30, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was recently recognized as a leader in diversity programs by The New York Law Journal Diversity Initiative Project. This award recognizes our firm’s commitment to creating a diverse legal community and our sustained efforts...

March 24, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe attorneys Eric M. O'Meara and Catherine Turgeon assisted Valiant Capital with its March 2015 investment in Mahindra First Choice Wheels Limited. Mahindra is in the business of trading in used vehicles in India through its franchisee network and certain electronic platforms...

March 9, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented Appaloosa Management L.P. as a member of an investor group that submitted director nomination and share buyback proposals for the 2015 Annual Meeting of General Motors Company.

February 26, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP founding partner Lee S. Richards III has been named to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee of the Appellate Division, First Judicial Department, Supreme Court of the State of New York.

February 6, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Julia Lu was quoted by multiple sources regarding the Caesars swaps case.

February 2, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Eric O'Meara and associate Catherine Turgeon succesfully represented Valiant Capital Partners in connection with an investment in FirstCry, an infant care products e-tailer based in India...

January 28, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Keith N. Sambur was quoted in Financier Worldwide's article "ABI recommends Chapter 11 reform," which discussed the American Bankruptcy Institute's recommended reforms to Chapter 11...

January 21, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner James Walker was quoted in Law360's article "Bar Character Test Seen As Vital Despite Flaws." While there is debate surrounding whether bar admission character inquiries should be maintained or eliminated, many legal professionals believe...

January 16, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner James Walker was recently featured in Law360's Minority Powerbrokers Q&A series. In the interview, he shared his view on a set of five questions including, "What are the challenges of being a lawyer of color at a senior level?" ...

January 13, 2015

Will Barry discussed FCPA compliance and enforcement in respect to the recent Alstom FCPA case in Compliance Week's article "Lessons to Learn From the Alstom Fiasco". In December, Alstom pleaded guilty and agreed to a $772 million criminal penalty after it was discovered that they were in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...

December 23, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jeffrey A. Lehtman was quoted in The Washington Post article titled "Oil scandal in Brazil just keeps growing; optimists see chance for change". The article discusses the $13.8 billion corruption scandal of the Brazilian government controlled oil company Petrobras...

December 22, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe founding partner Lee S. Richards was named one of The National Law Journal's Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers of 2014. The list is a special supplement developed by the business arm of The National Law Journal and is comprised of 50 outstanding attorneys who have helped make a difference in the fight for justice...

December 10, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Keith N. Sambur was quoted in articles in The Deal and Law360, commenting on the American Bankruptcy Institute's call for the reform of chapter 11 in their recent report...

December 8, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Keith N. Sambur was quoted in Reuters' recent article "Proposed U.S. bankruptcy rule changes spark debate from lenders". The article addresses the 400-page report by the American Bankruptcy Institute's Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11, which laid out hundreds of recommended changes...

October 27, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Julia Lu was quoted in Bloomberg's article "ECB List of Failing Banks Shrinks If You Read Small Print," discussing the European Central Bank's recent release of its Comprehensive Assessment of the financial health of major banks in the EU....

October 7, 2014

Super Lawyers 2014 has recognized 12 Richards Kibbe & Orbe attorneys as leaders in their respective practices. The annual rankings identify the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state as chosen by their peers and through an independent evaluation...

October 6, 2014

In Global Investigations Review's article "UBS Libor trader attacks 'unprecedented' US prosecution", Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt discussed the potential consequences of former UBS trader Roger Darin's claim that the legal theory...

October 2, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Andrew Martin was quoted in The Times' article, "Wall Street and the City's double act", discussing US law firms in London. RK&O opened an office in London nearly a decade ago. "We saw several of our hedge fund clients...

October 2, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partners Jon Kibbe, Scott Budlong and Jahan Sharifi were featured in Real Estate Weekly's article, "P2P lending piquing interest of institutions". In the article, Mr. Kibbe, Mr. Budlong and Mr. Sharifi discuss peer-to-peer lending and its recent growth.

September 23, 2014

In the past week, four high-ranking DOJ officials delivered speeches that indicate a potential increase in enforcement efforts against financial institutions. Suggestions from these indivdiuals included...