In part, this is because Orrick is one of the few firms with the combination of resources required for such financings – public finance, securitization, tax and bankruptcy.
From the first transaction for the city of New York in November 1999 through some of the most recent, we have been counsel on more than 65 tobacco securitizations (including three pools) aggregating more than $30 billion. We are thoroughly familiar with, and have crafted disclosure and rendered required opinions about, the Master Settlement Agreement, the Model Statute, the Consent Decree and other related documents, ...
We routinely represent companies, boards of directors, special committees and individuals in wide-ranging types of investigations. In so doing, we develop a customized approach to each matter and bring deep knowledge in all facets of internal investigation practices, criminal and regulatory enforcement, securities laws, and fiduciary duty and corporate governance obligations.
We lead some of the most complex and high-profile internal investigations for clients from diverse industries, including technology, retail, consumer products, energy and natural resources, financial services, health ...
Over the last several years, drones and other unmanned vehicles have evolved from niche industries to main stream commerce regularly featured in the headlines. Drones are the favorite new gadget for many. However, drones and other unmanned vehicles, such as driverless cars, face significant complicated legal issues, ranging from public policy, product liability and mergers and acquisitions, to intellectual property, cybersecurity and data privacy.
Orrick lawyers advise many companies in the drone and unmanned vehicle industries—both large and small—throughout the world. In addition to ...
After months of preparation, the U.S. Department of Transportation ("USDOT") has released the third iteration of its informal guidance on the development and deployment of highly automated vehicles ("HAVs").
As states continue to enact their own false claims statutes – approximately 30 states now have statutes modeled after the federal FCA – state attorneys general are also aggressively pursuing potential FCA violations and coordinating their efforts to extract treble damages and civil penalties from defendants. The FCA also deputizes whistleblowers to bring fraud claims (called qui tam actions) on behalf of the United States.
Why It Matters
The most recent statistics published by DOJ confirm that the number of FCA suits and the size of monetary recoveries under the FCA continue to be ...
We regularly draft and negotiate master agreements, standard and bespoke credit support agreements, complex transaction confirmations and ancillary documentation in connection with derivatives transactions. In addition, we represent clients in the negotiation of clearing arrangements for swaps and futures.
We represent financial institutions, corporations, municipalities and other market participants in connection with all their derivatives needs. In addition to advising on contemplated transactions, we review existing derivatives contracts and relationships and advise on the restructuring ...
We also represent companies in a wide variety of technology transactions, including agreements to develop, license, test, market, distribute, co-brand, protect, and acquire or divest technology and related intellectual property rights.
Our lawyers have significant experience representing licensors, licensees, developers, investors, sellers and purchasers of new and existing technology, vendors and buyers of content, and both large and emerging technology companies. Representing a wide variety of clients in a variety of industries enables us to understand all aspects of technology and ...
From compliance to crisis, Orrick's Global Investigations Practice works to protect clients' businesses, reputations and brands. With commercially relevant advice, we help address key issues in ways that can minimize the economic harms that may arise from investigation scenarios.
We are active on the ground in every major market in Asia, Europe and the U.S.—our teams are prepared to quickly and effectively respond to emerging issues no matter where or when they arise.
We provide a multidisciplinary approach that allows us to address all types of corporate or regulatory investigations, ...
Business and Human Rights in the Digital Age
The reputational, financial, and legal hazards once primarily associated with the mistreatment of physical laborers have moved into the digital world. The rise of artificial intelligence, big data, gig workers, facial recognition technology and 5G have given rise to a new set of human rights issues and a corresponding maze of overlapping international regulations.
As one of the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking law firms, Orrick is uniquely positioned to help boards, executives, legal departments, and policy and product teams understand ...
In commemoration of Human Rights day, listen to Mitch Zuklie talk with co-leaders of Orrick’s Business & Human Rights practice, James Hargrove and Betsy Popken. As this has become an increasingly key area of compliance, James and Betsy share best practices for companies in the tech sector and beyond.
Our global network offers experience in key industries that our clients invest in. We are particularly recognized for our experience in the Technology, Energy & Infrastructure and Real Estate sectors.
Private Investment Fund Formation
Our private investment funds practice advises on all stages of fund formation, from negotiating terms and developing marketing strategy, negotiating with placement agents, drafting fund and sponsor documents, negotiating with investors, and providing advice on internal sponsor and management company arrangements.
Our global finance team represents ...
In the last five years, we’ve handled more than 155 IPRs, either on a stand-alone basis or as part of a broader litigation strategy. Our team of 20+ IP practitioners far exceed win rate averages by combining deep technical know-how, skilled drafting and case management efficiency. Orrick has successfully invalidated claims in 82% of our petitioner-side IPRs that went to a decision. On the patent owner side, the firm has successfully preserved claims in 72% of such IPRs that went to a decision.
Orrick held its fourth annual technology conference “Global Innovation Conference: Practical Guidance in IP, Antitrust, Trade, and Business for Taiwanese Companies” in Taipei and Hsinchu on 10 and 11 April.
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