Joey Shabot

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focuses his practice on advising on U.S. domestic and cross-border mergers, joint ventures, partnerships, private investments in public entities (PIPEs), securities offerings, and takeover defense in transactions involving companies across a variety of industries based in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Israel, Poland, the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and China. He has also represented borrowers in financing aspects of leveraged acquisitions, including negotiation, implementation and issues of credit facilities and debt securities.

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Retail innovation is booming in Israel and corporate executives best take notice, as reported in a recent Forbes article. Hardly the first time Forbes has taken notice, this most recent article was inspired by a major retailer CEO’s visit to Israel. The article lists the staggering numbers boasted by Israel’s impressive retail technology start-up scene and advises, “if you are a retail executive, and you have yet to visit to Israel, it is time to…
Retail innovation is booming in Israel and corporate executives best take notice, as reported in a recent Forbes article. Hardly the first time Forbes has taken notice, this most recent article was inspired by a major retailer CEO’s visit to Israel. The article lists the staggering numbers boasted by Israel’s impressive retail technology start-up scene and advises, “if you are a retail executive, and you have yet to visit to Israel, it is…
Earlier this month, the first ever China-Israel Technology, Innovation and Investment Summit, jointly sponsored by the Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv and Shanghai offices, took place in Beijing. The 3-day event was organized by the Israeli and Chinese governments, together with Infinity Group, an investment firm that has been involved in the China-Israel ecosystem for more than a decade, to address issues relevant to the burgeoning interest by China in Israeli innovation. In recent years,…
Innovation and progress are core ingredients in today’s financial ecosystem, especially in the fields of health care and life sciences.  Greenberg Traurig has a renowned healthcare practice, serving many clients in Israel and abroad.  Greenberg Traurig will be hosting two events in January during the 2016 JPMorgan Healthcare Conference and the 9th Annual OneMedForum in San Francisco, California. One of the events, a fascinating workshop entitled “Deal Making Around the World – Catching Up…
Last month, Mr. Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London was the guest of honor in the opening bell ceremony at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. This honorable visit comes in a time of growing and strengthening relations between the UK and Israeli business realms. In the words of Mr. Johnson, describing Israel – “This is an extraordinary place to invest. What we see in Israel in the last few years is absolute education for…
The Miami office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig recently joined the Consulate General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico and Enterprise Florida in co-hosting a roundtable discussion of Israeli water technologies. The roundtable discussion which was moderated by Meital Stavinsky, a shareholder in the law firm’s Government Law and Policy and Israel practices, presented an opportunity for all participating sides to come together in discussing the topic of environmental challenges that…
Internet gaming is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, and with offices in key gaming jurisdictions, state capitals and financial centers throughout the United States, as well as a strong presence in Israel and other international locations, Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group brings its knowledge of this highly regulated industry and its global resources to our gaming clients all over the world. Notably, in 2014 Greenberg Traurig represented publicly-traded Amaya Gaming Group…
As the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) has recently reported, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange has turned into a destination for large and medium sized U.S. real estate developers to access Israeli capital. Israeli institutions are hungry for the diversification opportunities and relatively higher interest rates offered by American developers of good reputation. For the developers, Israel presents a good rate arbitrage opportunity, as the interest rates available to quality issuers are lower than rates…