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November 5, 2018

RK&O partner James Walker spoke at the SIFMA C&L Society Regional Seminar at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.

October 30, 2018

RK&O attorneys James Walker and Margot Laporte were featured speakers on a panel discussion hosted by the European American Chamber of Commerce. 

October 11, 2018

RK&O partner James Walker was a featured speaker at the 2018 Aon Law Firm Symposium in Chicago. 

October 2, 2018

RK&O partners Paul Haskel and James Walker participated in a webinar hosted by the LSTA called "Litigation Funding for Credit Investors: 7 Things You Need to Know."

September 28, 2018

RK&O partner Christopher Andrew Jarvinen was a featured speaker at the 2018 annual seminar hosted by The Northern District of Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association.

September 24, 2018

RK&O partner H. Rowan Gaither IV was a featured panelist during the Asset Recovery Americas conference on Fraud Litigation, Enforcement & Contentious Insolvency in New York City. 

September 15, 2018

RK&O partner James Walker will be a featured speaker at the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting on September 15th, 2018 in Austin, Texas. 

September 10, 2018

RK&O partner James Walker spoke on a PLI panel titled, "Ethics in Banking and Financial Services" alongside co-panelists C. Evan Stewart, James J. Benjamin, Jr., Susan E. Brune and Michael J. Dell.

August 7, 2018

RK&O partner James Walker spoke on a PLI panel titled "Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2018" on August 14th, 2018 alongside co-panelists Jennifer Paradise, Ellen Hayes and Julie Turner. 

June 12, 2018

RK&O partner Shari Brandt spoke on a panel, "Role of Expert Witnesses in Complex Litigation, Expert Witness Reports and the Client Perspective," at PLI's Expert Witness seminar on Tuesday, June 12 at 9:00 a.m. Ms. Brandt and her co-panelists covered:...

May 10, 2018

RK&O partner James Q. Walker spoke on a panel titled, "Introduction to Legal Issues in Blockchain, Bitcoin and Initial Coin Offerings" hosted by the D.C. Bar on Thursday, May 10 at 12:00 p.m. 

May 4, 2018

RK&O partner James Walker spoke at PLI's "Cloud Computing 2018: Key Issues and Practical Guidance" program on Friday, May 4 at 1:15 p.m. Mr. Walker's talk was called "Legal Ethics and the Cloud" and covered:...

April 25, 2018

RK&O recently hosted a breakfast briefing in which partner Scott Budlong delivered a CLE presentation titled, "Rule 105 of Regulation M - Complying with the SEC's Rules on Shorting Before a Public Offering". 

April 18, 2018

RK&O partner James Q. Walker joined AltaClaro to host a live webcast on Wednesday, April 18 at 12:00 p.m. EST titled, "Issuers & Advisors Beware: The Risks of Initial Coin Offerings and Defending the Regulatory Inquiry."

April 18, 2018

RK&O partner Michael D. Mann spoke on a panel at PLI's "Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws" program on Wednesday, April 18 at 4:00 p.m. Mr. Mann's panel was titled, "Enforcement Developments in Global Capital Offerings" and covered:...

April 12, 2018

RK&O partner Jim Walker joined Carol Palmer Winig and Aaron Mendelsohn from Ernst & Young LLP for a discussion of overlapping goals, differing objectives and maintaining privilege in internal investigations.  

March 27, 2018

RK&O partner David B. Massey spoke on a panel for the Swiss Association of Compliance Officers titled "Cryptocurrency - (High) Risk Management" on Tuesday, March 27 at 8:30 a.m. in Zurich. His co-panelists are Reto Weber from Geissbühler Weber & Partner AG and Lars Hodel of Bitcoin Suisse.

February 28, 2018

On Wednesday, February 28, at 3:00 p.m. RK&O associate Margot Laporte participated in a live webcast titled, "FCPA Compliance and M&A Transactions: Due Diligence, Integration, Investigations and Controls" hosted by The Knowledge Group. In this webcast, Ms. Laporte and her co-panelists discussed post-acquisition due diligence and offer best practices for addressing FCPA red flags.

February 17, 2018

RK&O partner James Q. Walker participated on a panel at the ABA Corporate Counsel CLE Seminar on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The title of his panel was called, "An SEC Enforcement Update: A Look at the Numbers and the Current Issues Facing Corporations". Mr. Walker and his co-panelist helped General Counsels...

January 12, 2018

RK&O partner James Q. Walker spoke at PLI's "Mergers & Acquisitions 2018: Advanced Trends and Developments" program on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. The title of his program was "Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner" and covered:...

November 21, 2017

RK&O partner James Walker spoke at PLI's "Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals" program on Tuesday, November 21 at 4:00 p.m. Mr. Walker's presentation was titled, "Ethical Considerations for Counsel in the Business World" and covered...

November 15, 2017

RK&O partner James Q. Walker spoke at PLI's, "The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2017" program on Wednesday, November 15 at 4:15 p.m. EDT. The title of his presentation was, "Awareness of Ethics for the Open Source Practitioner."...

November 13, 2017

RK&O partner Arthur S. Greenspan participated in a live webcast hosted by The Knowledge Group titled, "The Kokesh v. SEC Ruling: Significant Implications for Financial Regulatory Investigations" on Monday, November 13 at 2:30 p.m. EDT.

November 10, 2017

RK&O partner James Q. Walker participated on a panel titled, "Ethics in the Enforcement Context: Spotting and Solving the Issues," at PLI's "49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation" on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. EDT.

November 7, 2017

RK&O partner Jeffrey Lehtman spoke on a panel at the IBA Latin American Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Compliance conference on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in São Paulo, Brazil. The title of his panel was called, "Negotiating with authorities:...

November 7, 2017

RK&O partner Lee S. Richards III will be speaking during the 2017 NICE Actimize ENGAGE 2017 Client Forum, a 2 day event focusing on anti-money laundering, fraud and authentication management, financial markets compliance, case management, and technology. 

November 7, 2017

RK&O partner Steven Paradise spoke on a panel at Anderson Kill's 21st Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference, "Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery" on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Mr. Paradise joined a panel, "Not Your First Rod&o? What's Next In D&O Liability...

September 27, 2017

RK&O partner Audrey Laning Ingram joined AltaClaro to host a live webcast on Wednesday, September 27 at 12:00 p.m. EST titled "Mitigating FCPA Risks in Corporate Transactions."

September 27, 2017

Latin America is seeing a dramatic increase in investigations into potential wrongdoing in light of the many ongoing high-profile corruption scandals across the region. If misconduct is identified, GCs can take various steps to reduce the impact of the investigation...

September 27, 2017

RK&O partner Lee Richards was a leader on a panel for PLI's "Storming the Gatekeepers: When Compliance Officers and In-House Lawyers Are at Risk 2017" program on Wednesday, September 27th.

July 18, 2017

On July 18, RK&O partner Audrey Ingram participated in a live webcast hosted by DealLawyers.com which was titled "FCPA Considerations in M&A". Ms. Ingram and her co-panelists explored:

July 13, 2017

On July 13, 2017, RK&O partners Jeffrey A. Lehtman and David B. Massey spoke alongside Ignacio Galarza, Pedro Castro Nevares and Facundo Azurmendi of the Department of Legal Affairs & Compliance at Torneos y Competencias.

June 13, 2017

RK&O partner Shari A. Brandt spoke at PLI's "Expert Witness 2017" Seminar on Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. She participated in a panel titled, "Role of Expert Witnesses in Complex Litigation". 

June 8, 2017

RK&O associate Margot Laporte participated in the Knowledge Group's live webcast, "FCPA Enforcement Trends and Patterns: Retrospect and Predictions in 2017" on Thursday, June 8th. Ms. Laporte and her co-panelists discussed the latest FCPA...

May 24, 2017

RK&O partner James Q. Walker joined with AltaClaro to host a live webinar on Wednesday, May 24th at 12:00 PM (EDT) entitled “Legal Ethics in the Technology Age: Exploring a Lawyer’s Duty of Technological Competence.”

May 17, 2017

RK&O partner David B. Massey will attend the 5th annual Cambridge Forum on Financial Institutions Enforcement on Thursday, May 17 to Friday, May 18, 2018 in Long Branch, New Jersey. The Forum is an annual by-invitation meeting of a small

April 19, 2017

RK&O partner Michael Mann spoke on a panel at PLI's "Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2017" conference on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM. The title of his panel was, "Enforcement Developments in Global Capital Offerings". 

April 6, 2017

Credit Events under the ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions continue to present novel scenarios and interpretative issues. In this webinar, RK&O partners Jennifer Grady, Julia Lu and Vincent Basulto used case studies to examine some lessons to be drawn from...

February 16, 2017

RK&O partner Shari Brandt spoke on a panel at the ABA Corporate Counsel Seminar on February 16-18, 2017. The panel discussed the Yates memo and parallel proceedings.

New York, NY
February 1, 2017

RK&O partner David Massey spoke at the FCPA CLE Seminar on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 from 2:15 PM to 3:30 PM. The title of his presentation was, "Country Focus: Hot Topics in China, India and Latin America".

New York Conference Center
January 13, 2017

RK&O partner James Walker presented at PLI's "Mergers & Acquisitions 2017: Advanced Trends and Developments" seminar on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 3:45 PM. The title of his presentation was: "Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner". 

September 28, 2016

On Wednesday, September 28th, RK&O partner, Vincent Basulto, spoke on a panel at the Marketplace Lending & Investing Conference titled, "Key Investor Considerations for Marketplace Loan Investment Strategies".

New York Conference Center
September 9, 2016

RK&O partner Jahan Sharifi spoke at PLI's Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding on Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST. He served on a panel titled "Marketplace Lending Investment Structures".

Boston, MA
September 9, 2016

On September 9th, RK&O attorney Victor Ludwig participated in a panel discussion titled “Squaring the Circle: The Future of Regulatory Risk Management in Marketplace Lending”...

June 28, 2016

RK&O partner Michael Mann poke at the SEC Regulation Outside the United States Conference in London on June 28, 2016....

June 17, 2016

RK&O attorneys Paul Haskel and James Ohlig recently hosted a webinar that focused on the proposed revisions to the LSTA form Par/Near Par Trade Confirmation relating to the change from a no-fault to a requirements-based standard in delayed compensation.

June 16, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner James Q. Walker spoke on a live webcast titled "Cross-Border Internal Investigations: Retooling Your Firm's Investigation Framework." The webcast, hosted by The Knowledge Group, that took place on June 16, 2016.

June 1, 2016

RK&O partner David Massey spoke at the ACFCS Financial Crime Conference in New York City on June 1, 2016. He spoke on a panel titled "Breaking the Shell: Assessing the Fallout of the Panama Papers for Compliance, Investigations and Policy." 

May 19, 2016

RK&O partners Vincent Basulto, Scott Budlong and Jahan Sharifi hosted a briefing call about recent developments in the marketplace lending industry and the potential impact on your business...

May 5, 2016

RK&O partner Jeffrey Lehtman spoke at the 2016 FIBA Wealth Management Forum, which took place in Miami, Fl., May 5-6, 2016...

April 27, 2016

RK&O partner Michael Mann acted as faculty at Practising Law Institute's  "Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2016" seminar. Mr. Mann spoke on a panel titled "Enforcement Developments"... Topics included liability risk in global offerings, international convergence and enforcement and global FCPA practices.

April 11, 2016

Since the inaugural event in 2013, RK&O has been a key sponsor of the annual LendIt Conference, an event series dedicated to connecting the global online lending community. RK&O attorneys Julia Lu, Scott Budlong, Jahan Sharifi and Victor Ludwig spoke at the conference.

April 5, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt presented "Multi-jurisdiction Enforcement Litigation - Lessons Learned" at ISDA's CFTC Enforcement Symposium on April 5, 2016, in New York City...

April 4, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe associate Audrey Ingram spoke on The Knowledge Group's live webcast, "FCPA Investigation Cooperation: Avoiding Common Corporate Mistakes."

March 25, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner David Massey and associate John Clark spoke at the 5th Annual NYU Law Sports Law Colloquium on March 25, 2016, in New York City.

March 13, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partners Lee Richards and Michael Mann spoke at the 2016 SIFMA Compliance & Legal Society Annual Seminar, March 13-16, 2016, in Orlando Florida.

March 9, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jeffrey Lehtman presented "Crisis management challenges: recent developments in compliance and anti-corruption in Latin America" at The International Bar Association's Biennial Latin American Regional Forum Conference...

January 27, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Julia Lu spoke at Sync U.S. International's Credit Conference, which took place in San Francisco on January 27-28, 2016.

November 6, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner James Q. Walker spoke at Practising Law Institute's seminar and webcast, "Think Like a Lawyer and Talk Like a Geek 2015: Get Fluent in Technology." The event took place in New York on November 6, 2015.

November 4, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Scott Budlong moderated a panel on "Solving the Liquidity Conundrum with a Robust Secondary Market" at American Banker's Marketplace Lending & Investing Conference...

September 22, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jahan Sharifi spoke at the Practising Law Institute's Crowdfunding and Online Direct Lending Seminar this past September. 

August 11, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner James Q. Walker spoke as part of the Ethics in Context: Summer Ethics 2014 Seminar at Practising Law Institute's Ethics and Conflicts of Interest Law Practice 2015...

June 25, 2015

RK&O founding partner Lee S. Richards acted as faculty at PLI's Internal Investigations 2015 seminar, which took place on June 25, 2015 at the Practising Law Institute in New York...

May 29, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Michael Mann will act as faculty at Practicing Law Institute's Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2015 Seminar. The seminar will take place in New York City and a live webcast will be available...

May 19, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jennifer Grady spoke on a panel at the LSTA and LMA's joint conference, Current Market and Legal Developments from Both Sides of the Pond, in New York on May 19, 2015...

April 15, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jennifer Grady spoke on a panel at the LSTA and LMA's joint conference, Current Market and Legal Developments from Both Sides of the Pond, in New York on May 19, 2015...

March 16, 2015

RK&O partner Lee Richards spoke at the 2015 SIFMA Compliance & Legal Society Seminar, which took place in Phoenix, Arizona, on March 15-18. Mr. Richards was a featured panelist in the "Ethics for Financial Services Lawyers" program...

February 19, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Paul B. Haskel presented “Structuring and Enforceability of Big Boy Letters and Non-Reliance Provisions in Private Investment Transactions,” a webinar focused on the enforceability of big boy letters in insider trading and fraud and misrepresentation securities litigation. 

February 4, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP and Veirano Advogados, a leading Brazilian law firm, hosted a Cross-Border Investment Roundtable: Risks and Opportunities in Brazil for 2015 on February 4, 2015 at Langham Place in New York City.

The discussion featured a local perspective on investment risks and opportunities presented by the economic, political and legal climate in today's Brazil.

January 23, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner David Massey spoke at American Conference Institute’s fourth annual Securities Litigation & Enforcement Conference on January 23rd, 2015, at the Carlton Hotel in New York City. He participated in a panel titled “Insider Trading: The Latest on the Investigation, Prosecution & Defense of Cases”...

January 9, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe attorney Margot Laporte spoke on a panel of FCPA practitioners at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., on January 9, 2015. The discussion, which was presented to Georgetown Law School evening students, focused on FCPA policy as well as FCPA practice from the perspective of both private practitioners and government regulators. She was joined by Jonathan Drimmer, Vice-President and Assistant General Counsel at Barrick Gold Corp., and David Fuhr, a Trial Attorney in the DOJ’s FCPA Unit.

November 18, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jon Kibbe acted as a panelist in a discussion titled "Peer to Peer Lending: Changing the Model for Credit" at the International Association of Credit Portfolio Mangers' Annual Fall Conference. The conference took place on November 18-19, 2014, in Philadelphia, PA...

September 24, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe founding partner Jon Kibbe acted as faculty at Practising Law Institute's 2014 Crowdfunding and Online Direct Lending (Peer-to-Peer) seminar on September 24, 2014, in New York City. He spoke on commercial and real estate...

September 4, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner David B. Massey spoke at the 2014 PricewaterhouseCoopers Financial Services Risk Conference in Singapore on September 4, 2014. He presented “A prosecutor’s view: what would you do when the regulator comes knocking,” ...

Geneva, Switzerland
June 26, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner David B. Massey presented “Shall a Swiss bank join the US program?”, a seminar for the Swiss Bankers Association on June 26, 2014, in Geneva, Switzerland, and June 30, 2014, in Zurich, Switzerland. In the presentation, Mr. Massey...

New York, N.Y.
June 10, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner David B. Massey spoke at a New York Stock Exchange conference titled “Cyber Risks and the Boardroom.” In the discussion, Mr. Massey discussed the potential threats and challenges, including reputational risks...

April 30, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Shari Brandt presented "Benchmarking LIBOR: A Controversial History, An Uncertain Future," a webcast hosted by the LSTA. Investigations into the alleged manipulation of the London ...

April 24, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner David Daniels spoke at the Practising Law Institute's seminar titled "Handling a Securities Case 2014: From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between."

April 24, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe hosted Gideon's Promise's fundraiser "A Night for Social Justice" at the Firm's New York office. The event featured speaker Charles Ogletree, Jr., Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Founding and Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice.

 

April 11, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner James Walker acted as a faculty member at Practising Law Institute's "Information Technology Law Institute: Cybersecurity, Mobile Payments, Cloud Computing, Big Data and the Internet of Things."

April 1, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner James Q. Walker participated in a panel titled "Ethics for Financial Services Lawyers" at the 2014 Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Compliance and Legal Society Annual Seminar.

March 12, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partners Lee Richards, Daniel Stein, and David Massey, former Assistant U.S. Attorneys, and Michael Mann, former SEC Director of the Office of International Affairs, hosted a webinar titled, "The Litvak Trial: Implications for Banks and Hedge Funds."

March 10, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner David Massey presented "Crossing the Line: Civil and Criminal Tax Fraud," a PLI briefing at the one-day seminar titled, "Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2014." The number of tax penalties assessed by the Internal Revenue...

March 6, 2014

Jon Kibbe and Jahangier Sharifi of Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP spoke as part of Bloomberg's webinar, "Disintermediation: Peer-to-Peer Lending Versus Traditional Lending". Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms are evolving quickly...

February 27, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Paul B. Haskel presented “Structuring and Enforceability of Big Boy Letters and Non-Reliance Provisions in Private Investment Transactions,” a discussion ...

New York, New York
February 12, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP hosted an in-depth discussion that explored three opportunities in distressed investing. The presentation featured experts in the shipping, mining and Central and Eastern European real estate markets, including...

February 10, 2014

Prior to joining RK&O, Steven Paradise presented a PLI briefing titled "Securities Enforcement and Energy - Recent Trends and Developments."

New York, New York
January 16, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner James Q. Walker led "Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner," a PLI presentation at the 2014 Mergers and Acquisition conference. Effective negotiations and deal execution ...

December 4, 2013

Hedge fund general counsel and chief compliance officers have been pondering what their firms should make of new Rule 506(c). The provision permits “general solicitation” by issuers making private placements of their securities, including hedge funds selling limited...

November 21, 2013

The SEC Regulation Outside the United States conference is designed to brief European financial services practitioners how the SEC administers and enforces the U.S. securities laws. Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Michael Mann joined...

October 28, 2013

RK&O partner Lee Richards will be speaking at SIFMA's Compliance & Legal Society 2013 New York Regional Seminar, which will take place at the Contrad New York Hotel.

October 22, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Scott Budlong presented on general solicitation and hedge funds for counsel in the alternative asset management industry ...

New York, NY
October 17, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Jon Kibbe presented at the 18th Annual Conference of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) in New York City...

October 15, 2013

Prior to joining RK&O, Steven Paradise spoke on "FINRA's Newly Revised Suitability Rules." He presented to the Bar Association of the District of Columbia in October 2013. 

October 3, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Paul Haskel recently hosted a CLE presentation in London, England for counsel in the alternative asset management industry. The key topics included best practices for...

May 2, 2013

Prior to joining RK&O, Steven Paradise moderated a panel titled "Securities Litigation: Updates on Developments Post-Morrison," hosted by the New York City Bar. 

April 25, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner David W.T. Daniels spoke in a PLI conference titled “Handling a Securities Case 2013: From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between. The conference examined the issues...

New York, New York
April 10, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Daniel C. Zinman led a roundtable on special litigation committees hosted by Directors & Boards editor Jim...

Curacao
February 18, 2013

On February 18, 2013, Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner James Q. Walker will present “Ethics in the Electronic Era” at Federal Bar Council’s Winter Bench & Bar Conference to be held in Cuaracao. The presentation will discuss a range...

February 7, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was proud to bring to our firm Jon Rapping of Gideon’s Promise, for a discussion about the group’s work to inspire, mobilize...

New York, New York
January 31, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner James Q. Walker participated in “Professional Liability & Legal Ethics: Preventing, Defending & Obtaining Insurance for Claims Against Law Firms,” a panel hosted by the New York City Bar Association...