California Receivers Forum

East West Bank
135 N Los Robles Ave, 6th FL
Pasadena, CA 91101
Tel: 404-308-9843

Rick Arbuckle serves as Senior Vice President and National Sales Manager – Specialty Deposit Services (SDS) for East West Bank. Rick has over 26 years of experience creating, developing and providing specialized banking services/support to professional fiduciaries. Together with East West Bank, Rick delivers depository banking and cash management services to professional fiduciaries across the country.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining East West Bank in 2015, Rick spent 25 years building specialty banking products to improve flexibility, liquidity and maximum return to professional fiduciaries and the estates they manage. Rick has developed electronic banking platforms specific to trustees, receivers and bankruptcy courts. He has also developed in-house collateralization programs to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements. Rick began his banking career in the Treasury management group at Bank of New York Mellon. He also spent 18 years building and managing the Bank of America Specialty Deposit team. Rick enjoys working to craft and develop solutions to meet the unique needs of the professional fiduciary.

East West Bank Areas of Expertise

East West Bank – Specialty Deposit Services (SDS) offers banking and cash management services designed to meet the specialized needs of companies and advisors charged with meeting the depository responsibilities of their clients or court. East West Bank provides services to Court-Appointed Professional Fiduciaries, State and Federal Court Officers, Debtors in Possession, Bankruptcy/Restructuring Attorneys, Receivers, Chief Responsible Officers, Chief Restructuring Officers, Class Action Administrators, Assignees and Chapter 7 / 13 Trustees.

Additionally, East West Bank maintains accounts for disputed depository relationships, litigation escrows, disbursement accounts, interpleader accounts or accounts where a blocked or control agreement is mandated. We are approved to hold bankruptcy deposits nationwide. East West Bank is a Platinum sponsor of the California Bankruptcy Forum.

Professional Affiliations

  • California Receivership Forum (CRF)
  • California Bankruptcy Forum (CBF)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT)
  • National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees (NABT)
  • Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
  • Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Professionals (AIRA)
  • International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)
  • National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (NAFER)
    • International committee
    • Membership committee