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Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office is collaborating with partners BNY Mellon and H.C. Wainwright & Co. LLC to host a morning roundtable focused on capital markets options for the life sciences industry. The event will take place February 27th, 9:00 at Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office located in the Azrieli Round Tower (30th Floor). Topics to be discussed include: Preparing for going public Various ways to go public and determining the appropriate route: reverse merger,…
Earlier this month, Joey Shabot, Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office was invited to take part in a unique event bringing together Israeli and international attorneys. The event titled “From Israel to the World – About the International Legal Market” which was put together by Robus – Consulting & Legal Marketing, offered Israeli law firms a glance into ways that various international law firms operate in Israel and how best to collaborate…
Robert J. Ivanhoe (Shareholder, New York, Real Estate) was honored at the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center’s Annual Gala at the Plaza Hotel in New York on Nov. 19, 2018. AFRMC recognized Robert for being a “preeminent patron.” He has been a longtime supporter of the organization. AFRMC is a nonprofit organization that was established in 1995 and hosts fundraisers across the United States to benefit and fund charitable, educational and scientific…
Greenberg Traurig, LLP welcomed 2019 by adding a 30th office in the United States — its 39th worldwide. Opening the firm’s office in Minneapolis, MN, is finance and restructuring attorney Michael B. Fisco, who will serve as the Managing Shareholder. Joining Fisco are shareholders Michael M. Krauss, a former Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Arleen A. Nand, who served as the U.S. Head of Agricultural…
The Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act, M.G.L. c. 149, § 24L, has been the law of the Commonwealth for almost four months. The statute only applies to agreements entered into between employers and certain employees and independent contractors on or after Oct. 1, 2018, so the law’s ramifications are still largely yet to be determined. Nevertheless, even in the short time the law has been operative, its implications for emerging technology and start-up companies have been…
Tel Aviv Managing Shareholder Joey Shabot and Of-Counsel Ephraim Schmeidler recently represented a US-based family office as part of its investment into Israeli company Sight Diagnostics Ltd (Sight). Sight develops a platform for diagnosing blood diseases using computer vision technology and is a portfolio company of Clal Biotechnology Industries Ltd., traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. This investment was part of a $28 million investment round.   Read more here
Earlier this week, Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office hosted representatives from Israel’s leading financial institutions for a morning seminar on the Practical Aspects of Open Application Program (API) Interface in Europe following the EU Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) which went into effect earlier this month. The seminar was hosted in cooperation with international policy consulting firm Lexidale. As many foresee APIs becoming a valuable tool among local fintech companies in Israel in the near…
Managing Shareholder Emeritus of the Fort Lauderdale office and an Israel Practice member Brian Sherr recently attended the cornerstone ceremony for the restoration of the Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue in Jerusalem. Brian serves as a leading member of a group working towards restoring the ancient synagogue which was destroyed in the 1948 War. Banned from the Old City of Jerusalem for nearly 20 years post its destruction, the Jewish community returned to witness the Synagogue’s ruins…
Congratulations to Greenberg Traurig’s Lori Cohen, Marc Mukasey, and Todd Wozniak, who have been selected as  2018 MVPs. The MVP series showcases standout attorneys who have had significant client wins and contributions to their practice areas in the last year. Lori, Marc, and Todd have a strong commitment to an elite level of client service, providing counsel founded on multidisciplinary experience and collaborative teamwork. Lori G. Cohen, Life Sciences MVP: Lori is Co-Chair of the firm’s Global
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP was ranked in the legal category of the Chambers and Partners 2019 FinTech Guide in both U.S. and Japan jurisdictions. In addition, the following shareholders were listed as notable practitioners: Barbara A. Jones (Los Angeles, U.S.) Carl A. Fornaris (Miami, U.S.) Viola Bensinger (Berlin, Germany) David Greenberg (New York, U.S.) Koichiro Ohashi (Tokyo, Japan) The Fintech Guide describes the firm in the U.S. as…