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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…
Last week, the GT Tel Aviv office, together with Israeli cybersecurity organization, Cyber Together, hosted New York District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. and several of his Assistant DAs, for an in-depth presentation about hot-button topics in international cybercrime. Mr. Vance delivered his presentation, The Fight Against Cybercrime: An International Perspective, to a rapt audience of thirty individuals from leading Israeli cybersecurity companies. The presentation was preceded by a cocktail and networking hour attended by…
Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv was recently honored to host the Stanford Alumni Israel Chapter at its offices. The group, led by Ms. Karni Chagal (LLM, Stanford Class of 2009), holds several events annually and currently counts roughly fifty members in its chapter. The gathering coincided with the first visit to Israel by Professor Jon A. Krosnick (Professor of Communication, Political Science, Psychology at Stanford University, Stanford Class of 1980). Attendees of the gathering were treated…
“…So a world-class chef and a Texan real estate investor walk into an Israeli bar.” Sound like the beginning of corny joke?  Not quite. In February, team members from the recently completed “Texas Retail” deal gathered to celebrate the acquisition by Migdal and Menora, two of Israel’s largest financial institutions, of a significant interest in a large portfolio of Texas shopping centers. The group of 14 dinner guests (pictured below), comprised of deal team members…
Earlier this month, Israel’s Ministry of Economy’s Foreign Trade Administration announced a new assistance program for Israeli companies wishing to establish marketing representatives in, among other countries, China and Japan. The purpose of the program is twofold: both to accelerate rapid economic growth of Israeli companies in the target countries, as well as diversification of Israeli export destinations. The program will aim to strengthen the commercial activity and increase the number of Israeli companies in…
The Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation has just announced it is once again accepting joint proposals for financing of joint U.S.-Israel ventures and development projects. Greenberg Traurig, the only Am Law 100 law firm that maintains a full service, permanent office in Israel, is uniquely positioned to assist both U.S. and Israel-based clients looking to build bridges and develop cross-border partnerships between the two countries. As such, we make it a priority to…
La dolce vita, “The good life,” Joie de vivre—every language has a phrase that encompasses the idea of exploring life’s big questions with verve, and Hebrew is no different. Laasot Haim is a way of life here in Israel. A team of Greenberg Traurig attorneys recently experienced this firsthand, combining practice enrichment, panel participation and network building, while attending the 2015 Israeli Bar Association Conference in the sunny town of Eilat, Israel. Attorneys from across Israel…
The State of Delaware is known worldwide for its clear corporate law and predictable, fast courts.  For these reasons, many non-U.S. enterprises choose Delaware to incorporate corporations or form limited liability companies (LLCs) or limited partnerships (LPs) to do business worldwide. Israel is among the leading non-U.S. jurisdictions to use Delaware corporations.  In recognition of this fact, Governor Jack Markell, former Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court Myron Steele, and Cynthia Kane, special assistant…