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Jeffrey A. Rinde

New York
(212) 259.7300


State Bar of New York
State Bar of Connecticut


General Corporate & Commercial
Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance
Capital Markets
Emerging Growth
Venture Finance & Emerging Companies
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private equity/Venture Capital
Global Finance Investment
Government Advocacy
Global Policy Advocacy
International Trade/WTO
Government Investigations
Leveraged and Acquisition Finance
Project Finance
Public Finance
Infrastructure Finance and Development
Banking and Financial Instruments
Global Finance
Real Estate Finance
Trade and Export Finance
Structured Finance
Asset Based Lending
Energy Resources & Projects
Securities and Enforcement
Government and Regulatory
China Practice
Japan Practice
Asia Practice
Russia Practice
Africa Practice
EU Practice
Latin America and Caribbean Practice
Middle East Practice
International Mergers and Acquisitions
International Banking and Trade Finance
United States EB-5 Investor Visa Transactions
Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency


Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Center for China America Business Studies (Board of Advisors)
Westminster College Princeton Premiere Business Leaders and Professionals

Top 100 Lawyers by Top 100 Lawyers (2018-2019)
Excellence in International Law by Lawyers of Distinction
Professional of the Year in Securities Law by Strathmore


J.D., University of Miami School of Law

B.A., Psychology, University of Maryland



Jeffrey A. Rinde is the Managing Partner in the New York City office. Mr. Rinde primarily specializes in the areas of corporate, securities and other regulatory aspects of global business ventures across a diverse array of industries between companies in the U.S. and Europe with Asia, Central and South America, Russia, Africa, Australia and the Middle East.

With over twenty-five years of global legal, corporate and investment banking experience, Mr. Rinde represents both U.S. and foreign corporations across a wide range of industries. His broad experience includes public and private equity and debt security financings, blockchain technology & digital currency, international mergers and acquisitions, angel, venture capital and private equity financings, project finance, banking and financial instruments, secured debt transactions, going private transactions, foreign direct investment and corporate law and governance. Mr. Rinde regularly assists his clients with overcoming challenging government and regulatory issues confronting them in global emerging markets, including developing and implementing strategies to maximize opportunities, minimize risks, and accomplish their strategic goals.

Mr. Rinde has particular and distinctive skill in representing Chinese and other Asian-based companies in complex transactions to help expand their overseas business, access capital and list overseas, including the United States, Hong Kong and London, and representing foreign companies in all facets of business activities in mainland China.

Prior to establishing CKR, Mr. Rinde was Chief Representative of Blank Rome’s Shanghai office whose primary responsibility was overseeing the firm’s Asia-based client matters. Earlier in his career, he was the head of the corporate department of Hodgson Russ’ New York office and established the firm’s Asian practice.




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