Murphy & McGonigle, P.C., today announced the largest expansion in its two-year history with the addition of the eight lawyers in New York-based Krebsbach & Snyder, a leading national securities litigation, arbitration, and enforcement law firm founded in 1993 by Theodore ("Ted") Krebsbach.
In only its second year participating in the competition, Murphy & McGonigle clinched first place for raising the most food of any small law firm in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the 2012 Legal Food Frenzy.
Robertson Park has joined the firm as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Park's arrival is yet another milestone for this prestigious financial services law firm as it continues to attract top litigation and regulatory talent since first opening its doors in 2010.
Interviewed for CNBC story “NY State: Standard Chartered Hid Transactions,” that addressed New York regulators who accused British banking giant Standard Chartered of hiding at least $250 billion in illegal transactions with Iran.
On March 29, 2012, the SEC approved FINRA’s new proposed rules regarding broker-dealers’ communications with the public, which will become eff ective no later than a year from the date of approval. According to FINRA, the new rules will simplify the current regulatory framework, codify certain interpretations, and clarify their practical application. The stated overall purpose of these new rules is to ensure member firms’ communications with the public are “fair and balanced.” However, FINRA may have missed an opportunity to create a new paradigm that would have better addressed electronic communication, despite the increase in communication made on personal mobile devices and through social media websites.