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Nina Kampler, Founder and President of Kampler Advisory Group, was interviewed by Israeli business newspaper Calcalist while she was in Israel as a speaker at DLA Piper’s Israel Real Estate Summit 2019.  In the article entitled “Fifth Avenue will only continue to deteriorate” Nina discusses how millennials consume more services than objects, US shopping malls are emptying and brands are closing down flagship branches in Manhattan. Click here to read the full article.…
Continuing the trend of states and localities throughout the US requiring paid sick leave for private sector workers, the Dallas City Council passed an ordinance on April 24, 2019, requiring all private employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees who work at least 80 hours a year in the City of Dallas. The ordinance does not apply to independent contractors or unpaid interns. Click here to read the full article.  …
Welcome to the May 2019 issue of our global newsletter, Israel Group News. DLA Piper’s Israel Group delivers all the benefits of a global law firm through a team of lawyers committed to the Israel market. Israel Group News aims to keep you informed about current developments, hot topics for your consideration and DLA Piper activities that focus on bringing this dynamic ecosystem to your doorstep. We hope you enjoy. Click here to read more.
On May 13, 2019, our Israel Group co-hosted a breakfast event focused on investment arbitration in collaboration with leading Israeli law firm Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM). We were privileged to be joined by our colleagues Michael Ostrove (Global Co-Chair of the firm’s International Arbitration practice) and Ben Sanderson (Practice Manager of the International Arbitration practice), who provided an overview on how investments can be protected and how Israeli investors can use international law mechanisms to…
This issue is devoted to foreign investment. With a range of subjects covering the benefits of investing in real estate, including opportunities to diversify and the potential for stable and safe returns, possible pitfalls related to the failure to comply with local tax regimes and the lack of awareness around the legal framework governing the purchasing process, this issue has something to appeal to everyone interested in global real estate. Click here for more information.…
By Margo H. K. Tank, Mark F. Radcliffe and Michael D. Hamilton To remain competitive, companies find themselves increasing their efforts to digitally transform their businesses by developing new offerings based on emerging technologies and integrating these technologies into existing product and service offerings. This is our inaugural monthly bulletin, aiming to help companies identify important and significant legal developments governing the use and acceptance of blockchain technology, smart contracts and digital assets. While…
Foreign investment can be a risky business, particularly when investing in politically and economically volatile countries. To mitigate these risks, investors should be aware of the legal protections that are available to them. Please join DLA Piper and ERM for a breakfast seminar that will provide an overview on how investments can be protected and provide commentary on how Israeli investors can use international law mechanisms to seek redress when an investment turns sour. Topics…
The groundbreaking California Consumer Privacy Act has been nicknamed California’s GDPR, referring to the European Union’s comprehensive data protection law that took effect in May 2018, just one month before the CCPA was passed. The CCPA, which comes into effect in January 2020, creates sweeping new rights for Californians and onerous transparency and other obligations for businesses handling their information. While the law is a game changer for the US, “California’s GDPR” may be a…
By: Margo H. K. Tank and David Whitaker In the United States, there are two primary laws – we refer to them below as the eSignature Laws – that make it possible to present information and sign agreements and other documents electronically in circumstances where a written document and a “wet” signature would previously have been required. These two laws bring with them new challenges and, more importantly, potential liability. The design of a system…