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December 13, 2017

With continued growth of the marketplace lending ABS sector and repeat issuance from a range of firms, the market appears to have shaken off its label as an esoteric asset class. RK&O partner Vincent Basulto told Structured Credit Investor that...

December 11, 2017

Argentina has become the latest Latin American country to enact laws making companies liable for crimes committed in Argentina and abroad, a move local lawyers say is a positive step towards an anti-corruption culture in the region.

November 8, 2017

PDVSA, Venezuela's state oil company, may have its credit default swaps triggered now that a credit event determination question has been submitted to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA). The question submitted to...

November 2, 2017

RK&O Partner David Massey has been admitted to the New York Council of Defense Lawyers, a selective professional association of highly experienced criminal defense lawyers who practice in the federal courts in New York.

November 1, 2017

RK&O partner Michael D. Mann was named a 2017 Litigation Trailblazer by The National Law Journal. This list recognizes 25 outstanding attorneys, selected from hundreds of nominees, who have helped make a difference in the fight for justice. 

November 1, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was again named a top-tier firm in multiple practice areas by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. 

October 27, 2017

Global Investigations Review has named Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP to their prestigious GIR 100 List for 2017. The GIR 100 is an annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices.

October 26, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented two CarVal managed companies in connection with their sale of up to 13 “Capesize” dry bulk vessels to GoodBulk Ltd. for a combination of cash and GoodBulk stock. 

October 18, 2017

Alere, a public company that manufactures and sells diagnostic tests, has resolved SEC charges that it misstated its revenue and bribed government officials in Colombia and India. In the combined settlement, Alere agreed to pay $3.3 million in...

October 6, 2017

On September 27, 2017 federal prosecutors in New York arrested 10 individuals, including four assistant basketball coaches at Division I schools and a top Adidas executive, on charges that include conspiracies to commit...

October 5, 2017

Benchmark Litigation 2018 Edition named Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP a “Recommended” firm in New York for General Commercial Litigation, and also ranked RK&O among the leading national White Collar Crime practices.

October 2, 2017

Federal enforcement authorities are playing full-court press against some of the biggest names in the world of college basketball, scoring federal criminal charges last week in a massive fraud and corruption scheme that threatens to rock the compliance...

September 29, 2017

Azish Filabi, CEO of Ethical Systems, recently wrote an article for Law 360 in which she made the business case for corporations to operate in an ethical manner. She points to research that demonstrates that ethical companies profit in the long run through fewer legal and enforcement costs. 

September 20, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was recognized by Chambers Latin America 2018 as a leading law firm in the area of Corporate Crime & Investigations. The publication highlighted RK&O's work with Petrobas in the development and implementation of...

September 20, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was recognized by Chambers Latin America 2018 as a leading law firm in the area of Corporate Crime & Investigations. The publication highlighted RK&O's work with Petrobas in the development and implementation of...

September 14, 2017

Synthetic credit is an invaluable tool for investors looking to hedge or quickly express a view on credit. There are fewer synthetic credit products than before the crisis, but options still include credit indices, index tranches and bespoke tranches.

September 5, 2017

RK&O partner Audrey Laning Ingram has been named to the Global Investigations Review 40 Under 40 list for 2017. GIR honored individuals under 40 years of agewho are shaping the future of the law in investigations and enforcement across 11 different countries.

August 14, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP associates Emily Kelley and Margot Laporte have been named to the 2016 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll for their respective contributions of 100 hours or more...

August 9, 2017

RK&O partner Shari Brandt was named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” list for 2017. Ms. Brandt was commended for her work in securities litigation, white collar criminal proceedings and internal investigations. The publication noted...

July 31, 2017

RK&O partner Audrey Laning Ingram was named to Benchmark Litigation's "Under 40 Hotlist" for 2017. All individuals selected have been deemed the most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities in the U.S. by peers and clients. 

July 26, 2017

RK&O partner Audrey Laning Ingram has been selected as one of Diversity Journal's Women Worth Watching for 2017. Each year, the publication awards this honor to 100 exemplary women in leadership positions across a range of industries in North America...

July 26, 2017

Varo Money Inc., a mobile banking startup, recently announced it has applied for a national bank charter. Although Varo is technically a financial technology company, its application is not for the special charter for nonbanks, or fintechs, that has been...

July 20, 2017

Recently, the acting Comptroller of the Currency, Keith Noreika, dove into one of the hottest debates the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has endured in years. Noreika expressed his support on the concept of creating a national Fintech...

July 11, 2017

Significant downward pressure has been applied on hedge fund management fees in recent years, but hedge fund incentive allocations - fees paid for the performance of the fund - have remained relatively steady at around 20%, the industry average.

June 1, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has been named a Recommended Firm in the areas of General Commercial Disputes, Securities Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense by The Legal 500 United States 2017. Clients interviewed for the publication praised RK&O...

May 26, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has been named a Recommended Firm in the areas of General Commercial Disputes, Securities Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense by The Legal 500 United States 2017. Clients interviewed for the publication praised RK&O...

May 19, 2017

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors recently formalized its plans to modernize state banking regulations in the next three years. The new plan, Vision 2020, outlines six ways in which the CSBS seeks to provide "a regulatory system that makes...

May 3, 2017

In the recently released report “State of the Mountain Lion”, the Humane Society of the United States outlined policy recommendations to better protect mountain lions – also known as cougars, pumas and panthers – and to conserve the species for future generations.

April 28, 2017

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) creation of a Fintech charter program is being challenged with the recent complaint filed by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS). The complaint alleges that the OCC does not have the...

April 19, 2017

The Department of Justice is signaling a change of pace with regards to current and future FCPA investigations, according to Trevor McFadden, the Criminal Division's acting principal deputy assistant attorney general.

March 28, 2017

Judge Castel of the Southern District of New York has issued a 66-page opinion dismissing all of the SEC’s claims against RK&O client and former Buchanan Ingersoll partner William Uchimoto. Mr. Uchimoto had been named in an SEC suit against Benjamin Wey...

March 15, 2017

In the article "Repeat FCPA Offender Orthofix Settles Brazilian Bribery Charges with the SEC", RK&O partner Audrey Ingram discusses the recent Orthofix settlement. 

March 13, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented Farallon Capital as one of the principal investors in Playa Hotels & Resorts in connection with Playa's merger with Pace Holdings Corp.

March 10, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partners Shari A. Brandt and H. Rowan Gaither successfully represented ICAP plc (n/k/a Nex plc) and its former subsidiary ICAP Europe Limited in the dismissal of two federal class action suits asserting, collectively, Sherman Act...

March 9, 2017

 RK&O recently helped  a pro bono client referred by Whitman Walker Health's Legal Services Program to obtain immigration relief in the form of deferred action from removal. 

February 27, 2017

RK&O partner Shari A. Brandt has been named a member of Law360's 2017 Securities Editorial Advisory Board. The editorial advisory board will provide feedback on Law360's coverage, as well as expert insight on how to best shape future coverage.

February 22, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented one of the principal investors in Woodside Homes, a top 30 US homebuilder, in connection with sale of Woodside to a subsidiary of Sekisui House, Ltd., Japan's largest homebuilder.

February 21, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partners Shari A. Brandt and H. Rowan Gaither successfully represented ICAP plc (n/k/a Nex plc) and its former subsidiary ICAP Europe Limited, an interdealer broker, in the dismissal of a federal class action suit asserting...

January 16, 2017

RK&O partner Audrey Laning Ingram and counsel Richard J. Lee's recent promotions were recognized in The Washington Post column, "Capital Business: Washington-Area Appointments and Promotions."

January 12, 2017

In the Structured Credit Investor article, "Holding Steady: Partnerships, ABS to Help Marketplace Lending Stabilise", RK&O partner Vincent Basulto weighs in on marketplace lending deals, the potential significance for the Madden v. Midland case and the potential for a new regulatory environment. 

January 11, 2017

In the Structured Credit Investor article, "Holding Steady: Partnerships, ABS to Help Marketplace Lending Stabilise", RK&O partner Vincent Basulto weighs in on marketplace lending deals, the potential significance for the Madden v. Midland case and the potential for a new regulatory environment. 

January 7, 2017

RK&O attorneys Audrey Laning Ingram and Richard J. Lee were featured in The Deal's "Movers & Shakers" section...

January 6, 2017

RK&O counsel Richard Lee was featured in New York Law Journal's "On the Move" section after his recent promotion to counsel. Mr. Lee practices in the firm’s Corporate & Finance Transactions practice group.

January 5, 2017

RK&O counsel Richard Lee was featured in New York Law Journal's "On the Move" section after his recent promotion to counsel. Mr. Lee practices in the firm’s Corporate & Finance Transactions practice group.

January 4, 2017

Audrey Laning Ingram and Richard J. Lee are recognized in Business Journal's "On the Move" column after their recent promotions. 

January 2, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP announced today that partners Paul B. Haskel and Jahan Sharifi have been named co-chairs of the firm’s Corporate practice group, and that partner H. Rowan Gaither IV has been named as co-chair of Litigation practice group.  

January 2, 2017

2016 was an exciting year for securities litigation and 2017 looks to keep a similar pace. Many are eagerly anticipating the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's first insider trading case in decades within the lower courts, while the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule...

January 1, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is pleased to announce that Audrey Laning Ingram has been made a partner in the firm and Richard J. Lee has been elevated to counsel.

December 21, 2016

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the industry group that oversees derivative contracts, recently ruled that holders of credit-default swaps (CDS) on iHeartMedia Inc. can now collect following an unorthodox financial maneuver by the struggling media company.

December 19, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is representing Torneos y Competencias S.A., a leading South American sports production and broadcasting company, in connection with the Department of Justice’s investigation into worldwide soccer.

December 15, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP attorneys Jahan Sharifi, Kenneth Werner, Catherine Turgeon and Victor Ludwig assisted funds managed by White Oak Global Advisors, LLC with their recent acquisition of Capital Business Credit, LLC. 

December 14, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP successfully obtained a ruling by a New York federal court vacating sanctions the court previously had issued against the firm’s client, Gina Trimarco.

December 13, 2016

For the first time in nearly two decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on what does, or does not, constitute insider trading. On December 6, the Court issued its eagerly anticipated ruling in Salman v. United States...

December 1, 2016

For the first time in nearly two decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on what does, or does not, constitute insider trading. On December 6, the Court issued its eagerly anticipated ruling in Salman v. United States...

November 1, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was recognized as a top-tier firm in multiple practice areas by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

October 19, 2016

Benchmark Litigation 2017 Edition named Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP a “Recommended” firm in New York for General Commercial Litigation, and also ranked RK&O among the leading national White Collar Crime practices...

October 13, 2016

RK&O partner Julia Lu was selected as one of Diversity Journal's Women Worth Watching for 2016. Every year, the publication awards this honor to 100 exemplary women in leadership positions across a range of industries in North America and Europe. 

October 4, 2016

On Wednesday, October 5  the U.S. Supreme Court will hear its first insider trading case in nearly two decades, Salman v. U.S

September 21, 2016

Super Lawyers 2016 has recognized 12 Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP attorneys as leaders in their respective practices

August 16, 2016

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the appointment of a financial institution excise tax on First Marblehead Corp, in what was considered the first real test of the 2015 Supreme Court decision in Comptroller v. Wynne.

July 7, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt was named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” list for 2016. Ms. Brandt was commended for her work in high stakes

June 30, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe litigation partner Steven Paradise was lead trial lawyer in the successful defense of  Carrera Holdings and Carrera S.p.A in a 7-day bench trial before Justice Eileen Bransten of the New York Supreme Court’s Commercial Division. 

June 29, 2016

RK&O partner Jahan Sharifi recently spoke with American Banker regarding announcements made at the Lending Club annual meeting on June 28. 

June 28, 2016

On Monday June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a Second Circuit decision that had ruled that state usury laws applied to debt that had been purchased from a national bank.  Madden vs. Midland has been closely watched by marketplace lenders and other firms in securitization industries.

June 17, 2016

RK&O partner James Walker was quoted in the Law 360 In-Depth article "Blind Faith: How A Bryan Cave Atty Was Brought Down By A Con Man’s Scheme To Buy Maxim Magazine."  The article addresses the ethical role a firm must play when vetting new clients.  

June 15, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has been named a Recommended Firm in the areas of General Commercial Disputes, Securities Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense by The Legal 500 United States 2016. 

June 9, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe has been named Best North American Firm for Diversity in the Euromoney Legal Media Group’s  2016 Women in Business Law Awards. These annual awards celebrate the best initiatives for gender diversity, innovation, minority women, mentoring, work-life balance, pro bono work and talent management...

June 6, 2016

RK&O partner Gregory G. Plotko was featured in the Wall Street Journal Bankruptcy Beat's "Coming and Going Concerns" which profiles the latest professional bankruptcy moves.

June 3, 2016

RK&O partner Gregory Plotko was featured in The Deal's "Movers & Shakers" section. Mr. Plotko recently joined the firm's Bankruptcy & Special Situations Investments group.

June 2, 2016

RK&O partner Gregory Plotko was featured in New York Business Journal's "People on the Move" section. Mr. Plotko recently joined the firm's Bankruptcy & Special Situations Investments group in the New York office...

June 2, 2016

RK&O partner Gregory Plotko was featured in Reuters' "Career Tracker" segment. Mr. Plotko joins the firm's New York office as a partner in the Bankruptcy & Special Situations Investments practice...

June 1, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is pleased to announce that Gregory Gennady Plotko, a veteran bankruptcy attorney who has steered clients through many high-profile Chapter 11 proceedings, has joined the firm as a partner in its New York office.

June 1, 2016

ABF Journal featured RK&O partner Gregory Plotko in their article "Plotko Joins Richards Kibbe & Orbe Bankruptcy Practice." Mr. Plotko is a veteran bankruptcy attorney who has steered clients through many high-profile Chapter 11 proceedings...

June 1, 2016

ABF Journal featured RK&O partner Gregory Plotko in their article "Plotko Joins Richards Kibbe & Orbe Bankruptcy Practice." Mr. Plotko is a veteran bankruptcy attorney who has steered clients through many high-profile Chapter 11 proceedings...

June 1, 2016

Law360 featured RK&O partner Gregory Plotko in a story covering his move to the firm. Mr. Plotko is a veteran bankruptcy attorney who has steered clients through many high-profile Chapter 11 proceedings...

May 27, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has been recognized as a leading law firm in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA. The publication highlighted the firm’s accomplishments in the areas of Securities Regulation, General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations...

May 16, 2016

For the second consecutive year, Richards Kibbe & Orbe has been named to a top firm for minority attorneys by Law 360

May 11, 2016

RK&O partner Scott Budlong was quoted in Law360's article "Treasury Recs Could Limit Disruption by Marketplace Lenders," which discussed the U.S. Treasury department's recent white paper on marketplace lending...

May 10, 2016

The U.S. Department of the Treasury cited RK&O and Wharton FinTech's 2016 Survey of U.S. Marketplace Lending in their white paper "Opportunities and Challenges in Online Marketplace Lending."

May 9, 2016

RK&O partners Scott Budlong and Jahan Sharifi were quoted in International Business Times' article "What Happened to LendingClub? Bank Industry’s Big Disrupter Stumbles..."

May 3, 2016

RK&O attorneys David Daniels and Margaret Meyers recently filed an amicus brief on behalf of Michael S. Knoll and Ruth Mason in First Marblehead Corp. et al. v. Commissioner of Revenue, a closely watched tax case in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. 

May 2, 2016

RK&O attorney Daniel Zinman was quoted in a Food Quality News article titled "Dole being investigated by DOJ after Listeria Outbreak." The article discussed the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation into Dole...

May 2, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Lee S. Richards III was the subject of The Bencher's May/June 2016 "Profile in Professionalism." The feature honored Mr. Richards as the recipient of the 2015 Professionalism Award for the Second Circuit and discussed the highlights of his career.

April 12, 2016

RK&O and Wharton FinTech recently released their 2016 Survey of U.S. Marketplace Lending and it has received wide media attention.

March 25, 2016

New York Business Journal featured RK&O partner Vincent Basulto in its "People on the Move" section...

March 23, 2016

Creditflux featured RK&O partner Vincent Basulto in its article, "Law Firm Richards Kibbe & Orbe Takes on Credit Specialist as Partner." Mr. Basulto recently joined the firm as a corporate partner...

March 23, 2016

Private Equity Wire featured RK&O partner Vincent Basulto in its article "Former MD of Macquarie Group's Credit Market Division Joins Richards Kibbe & Orbe." 

March 23, 2016

Structured Credit Investor featured RK&O partner Vincent Basulto in its article, "Law Firm Poaches Bank MD." Mr. Basulto recently joined the firm as a corporate partner...

March 22, 2016

Reuters featured RK&O partner Vincent Basulto's in their "Career Tracker" section. Mr. Basulto recently joined the firm as a corporate partner...

March 21, 2016

The Deal featured RK&O partner Vincent Basulto in their "Movers & Shakers" segment. Mr. Basulto recently joined the firm as a corporate partner...

March 17, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is pleased to announce that Vincent Basulto has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in the corporate department. He was previously Managing Director of Macquarie Group’s credit markets division and General Counsel for one of the investment bank’s investment advisers... 

March 1, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Steven Paradise was featured in Law360's "Trial Pros Q&A series." Mr. Paradise discussed a number of topics including the most interesting trial he has worked on, his trial prep routine and advice he would give a young lawyer before his or her first trial.

February 11, 2016

The Hedge Fund Law Report published an article featuring Steven Paradise following his recent move to RK&O. Mr. Paradise joins the firm as a litigation partner in the New York office. 

February 9, 2016

New York Law Journal featured Steven Paradise in an article about key moves in the legal industry. Mr. Paradise recently joined RK&O as a litigation partner in the New York office...

February 8, 2016

Bloomberg BNA featured Steven Paradise's move to RK&O in their "Securities Regulation & Law Report." Mr. Paradise recently joined the firm as a litigation partner in the New York office...

February 5, 2016

Bond Buyer featured Steven Paradise in an article titled "Securities Litigation Veteran Joins Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP." Mr. Paradise recently joined RK&O as a litigation partner in the New York office...

February 3, 2016

Reuters' "Career Tracker" featured Steven Paradise's recent move to Richards Kibbe & Orbe. Mr. Paradise joins the firm as a litigation partner in the New York office...

February 3, 2016

The American Lawyer featured Steven Paradise in an article about key moves in the legal industry. Mr. Paradise recently joined RK&O's New York office as a litigation partner...

February 1, 2016

The American Lawyer featured Steven Paradise in an article about key moves in the legal industry. Mr. Paradise recently joined RK&O's New York office as a litigation partner...

February 1, 2016

New York Business Journal featured Steven Paradise in their coverage of key moves in the legal industry. Mr. Paradise recently joined RK&O's New York office as a litigation partner...

January 25, 2016

New York Business Journal featured Steven Paradise in their coverage of key moves in the legal industry. Mr. Paradise recently joined RK&O's New York office as a litigation partner...

January 1, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is pleased to announce that Kevin Rubinstein has been promoted to counsel, effective January 1, 2016.

December 28, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jahan Sharifi was interviewed by American Banker and quoted in the article "Shift Away from Retail Investors Heightens Risks in Online Lending", the first in a two-part series examining destabilizing trends in the marketplace lending sector.

December 24, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Shari Brandt recently spoke with Law 360 and was quoted in the article "White Collar Cases to Watch in 2016." 

December 21, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner David B. Massey was named a 2015 White Collar Crime Trailblazer by The National Law Journal. The list recognizes 50 outstanding attorneys, selected from hundreds of nominees, who have acted as pioneers and achieved remarkable success in the area of White Collar Criminal Justice...

December 16, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner David Daniels and associate Margaret Meyers were recognized by State Tax Notes for their key amicus brief in Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury vs. Wynne...

December 15, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe attorney Eric M. O’Meara assisted Private Equity Investors, Inc. (PEI) in connection with the sale of its interest in Ormet Circuits Inc. to Merck KGaA...

December 9, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Lee S. Richards III discussed the Litvak retrial in Law360's article "2nd Circ.'s Litvak Reversal Has Silver Lining For Prosecutors" ... 

November 2015

In 2011, our pro bono client, Greenwich House, a Methadone clinic operator, abruptly needed to relocate and thus entered into a new lease in a commercial building in lower Manhattan. In order to build out the space for use as a clinic, Greenwich House was obligated to retain a Project Manager selected by the landlord to oversee the construction. This Project Manager breached his agreement with Greenwich House by delaying the agreed-upon 16-week project to two years. During this period of displacement, Greenwich House suffered over $1 million in damages and the clinic is in danger of being closed permanently...

November 2, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was recognized as a top-tier firm in multiple practice areas by the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Law Firms...

October 26, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP founding partner Lee Richards was quoted in Bloomberg BNA's article "Does Dismissal Signal Death Knell for Insider Trading Cases?" ...

October 19, 2015

Benchmark Litigation 2016 Edition named Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP a “Recommended” firm in New York for General Commercial Litigation, and also ranked RK&O among the leading national White Collar Crime practices...

October 1, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jahan Sharifi was quoted in Structured Credit Investor's article "Derivatives development"...

October 1, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Julia Lu was quoted in the International Financing Review's article, "CDS roll to test energy hedging demand." The article discusses the potential effects of the addition of nine new contracts to Markit's CDX high-yield credit default swap index following the recent rule change...

September 28, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt was interviewed by Inside Counsel for the article "Executives must worry about culpability." The article discusses the DOJ's new policy that says corporations will not receive credit for an internal inquiry without identifying at-fault individuals...

September 24, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt was quoted in the Washington Business Journal's article, "VW CEO steps down, but will shakeup hit U.S. operation?"...

September 17, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP successfully represented the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in an action to enforce loan guarantees issued by two international companies in connection with a $150 million loan that had been extended to fund four wind energy projects in Brazil and Uruguay...

September 16, 2015

Super Lawyers 2015 has recognized 11 Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP attorneys as leaders in their respective practices. The annual rankings identify the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state based on the recommendations of peers and through independent evaluations...

September 11, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe founding partner Lee Richards was quoted in the Associated Press's article "The Justice Department is taking aim at Wall Street executives" after the DOJ unveiled new policies that will guide federal prosecutors in bringing more criminal cases against corporate executives for financial misdeeds... 

August 24, 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.

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 associate 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 recipient 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 2015

RK&O associates recently joined the New York City Law Department’s Public Service Program, a private/public partnership with New York City's most prominent law firms. 

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 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 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner 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 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 successfully represented Valiant Capital Partners in connection with an investment in FirstCry, an infant care products e-tailer based in India...

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?" ...

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...

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 11 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' U.S. 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.

October 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe attorney Jamie A. Schafer recently represented a federal criminal fraud defendant through the pro bono counsel program with the Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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 individuals included...

August 18, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is pleased to announce that  Michael D. Mann, Lee S. Richards and James Q. Walker have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. Mr. Richards has been...

August 1, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe founding partners Jon Kibbe and William Orbe were each featured as dealmaking movers and shakers by Law360. Each participated in a question and answer session, providing their insights and perspectives on the Dealmaker Q&A series of five questions...

June 26, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP's White Collar and Securities Litigation practices, along with seven individual attorneys, were recognized in The Legal 500 United States - 2014 Edition. Additionally, RK&O founding partner Lee Richards was named...

June 16, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe managing partner Jennifer K. Grady was among the select group of lawyers recognized as 2014 Rising Stars by the New York Law Journal. The award, granted to 42 out of the more than 230 nominees, recognizes attorneys...

May 23, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has been recognized nationally and regionally as a leading law firm in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA. The publication highlighted the firm’s accomplishments in the areas of securities regulation, commercial litigation, white-collar litigation and government investigations...

May 4, 2014

RK&O partner Scott C. Budlong served as a panelist at the second annual LendIt Conference. The conference took place in San Francisco, May 4-6. Mr. Budlong spoke as part of the Legal & Accounting Question and Answer Panel...

May 2, 2014

The LSTA's Week in Review references "Benchmarking LIBOR," a webinar by Richards Kibbe & Orbe attorney Shari Brandt, in its article, "LIBOR: Separating the Wheatley from the Chaff." The article also refers to the recent...

May 2, 2014

In a recent article, The Hedge Fund Law Report featured the Richards Kibbe & Orbe memorandum "Are Hedge Funds 'Financial Institutions'? - an analysis of Meridian Sunrise Village, LLC v. NB Distressed Debt Investment Fund Ltd." ...

April 30, 2014

Hedge Fund Alert cited "Good Things Come in Small Packages: An Investor's Guide to Buying Peer-to-Peer Loans" by Jahangier Sharifi, John Clark and Victor Ludwig in its article, "Startup Preps Peer-Lending Vehicles". The article, which discusses Club Hill Capital...

April 24, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was one of 43 firms who donated a benchmark percentage of their D.C. office revenue to local legal services organizations in 2013 as part of the Raising the Bar in D.C. Campaign.

March 21, 2014

The Hedge Fund Law Report recently covered the Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP webinar "The Litvak Trial: Implications for Banks and Hedge Funds."

February 9, 2014

The Washington Post recently wrote about Jeffrey Lehtman rejoining Richards Kibbe & Orbe as partner in the Washington D.C. office.

February 6, 2014

Bloomberg covered Jeffrey Lehtman rejoining Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office.   

February 5, 2014

Washington Business Journal and New York Business Journal recently wrote about Jeffrey Lehtman rejoining Richards Kibbe & Orbe as partner in the Washington D.C. office.

February 4, 2014

The Deal recently wrote about Jeffrey Lehtman rejoining Richards Kibbe & Orbe as partner in the Washington D.C. office.

February 3, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP announced today that Jeffrey A. Lehtman has rejoined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner. 

January 8, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP today announced that Jennifer Grady has been named managing partner of the Firm.   Grady succeeds Kenneth Werner who has served as managing partner for the past four years...

December 12, 2013

The Hedge Fund Law Report recently published an article about David B. Massey joining Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP as a partner. Mr. Massey joined the firm following a distinguished nine year career in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan.

December 12, 2013

The New York Times Dealbook recently published an article about David B. Massey joining Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP as a partner. Mr. Massey joined the firm following a distinguished nine year career in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan.

December 12, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is pleased to announce that David B. Massey, former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner.

November 1, 2013

Benchmark Litigation recently named Richards Kibbe & Orbe as a “Highly Recommended” firm in New York for General Commercial Litigation. They also included RK&O in their list of top White Collar Crime practices.

September 27, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe attorneys Lee S. Richards III,  Shari A. Brandt and Paul Devlin represented ICAP in a settlement with U.S. and U.K. regulators over its alleged role in Yen LIBOR rate manipulation...

September 18, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Scott Budlong was quoted in an article in The Wall Street Journal discussing the SEC’s recent short selling crackdown in which 23 investment firms were alleged to have violated Rule 105. Mr. Budlong noted that these actions show...

August 30, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP attorneys Thao Do, Scott Budlong, and Catherine Turgeon recently represented Greywolf Capital Management LP in its US private investment in public equity or “PIPE” transaction ...

August 13, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP attorneys Eric O’Meara and Catherine Turgeon helped Farallon Capital Management, one of two lead equity investors, consummate the formation and financing of a newly formed hotel and resort venture. The newly formed venture...

July 3, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was recognized as the Private Equity Funds Advisory Firm of the Year in the 2013 Acquisition International M&A Awards. The awards recognize leaders in their respective ...

June 4, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has been recognized nationally and regionally as a leading law firm in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA. The publication highlighted the firm’s accomplishments in the areas of securities ...

May 9, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP attorneys Bill Orbe represented a lead investor in a $150 million Series F round capital raise by Intrexon Corporation. The Series F preferred investment round brought the company’s total capital raised to $509 million...

May 1, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Kenneth E. Werner was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled “FATCA Treaties Held Up in U.S. Senate.” In the article, Mr. Werner discussed the delays facing the ratification of the Foreign ...

February 20, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Michael D. Mann was interviewed on the CBS Nightly News for a report titled “Trade Related to Heinz Sale ‘Highly Suspicious,’ Says SEC.” In the interview, Mr. Mann provided insight on the...

February 20, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP attorneys William Q. Orbe and Jonas L. Blank represented the lead investor in a $200 million round of equity financing of Pinterest, Inc.

February 5, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner James Q. Walker recently addressed social media issues affecting fund managers in an online interview featured on Financier Worldwide.com.  Mr. Walker discussed key compliance...