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Greenberg Traurig (Tel Aviv) attorney Devora Snyder delivered the keynote address at Google Israel’s recent conference, “Aging 2.0: Using Sensors for Early Detection of Age-Related Diseases.” Devora, whose areas of professional focus include Global Data Privacy and Cybersecurity, presented on the GDPR implications of biometric data collection and discussed potential compliance strategies for companies and clinical researchers utilizing sensor technologies. Devora is an attorney in GT Tel Aviv’s Emerging Technology and IP practice and…
Our Tel Aviv office attorneys and staff, together with their families, celebrated the Holiday of Lights with the office’s annual family Chanukah party. The group enjoyed dinner and an interactive Capoeira show, where all, big and small,  sang and danced to Brazilian style Chanukah tunes. The evening was concluded by the lighting of the Menorah, where all joined in by singing the blessing.     …
Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office is proud to be able to support charitable causes in Israel and abroad. This past Monday, shareholders in the office attended United Hatzalah’s gala dinner, an event that brought together GT clients, business leaders and non-profit volunteers from across Israel. United Hatzalah is a volunteer-based emergency medical services organization based in Israel. Its mission is to provide immediate medical intervention during the critical window between the onset of an emergency and…
As reported in our previous GT Alerts, on May 8, 2018, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and on June 27, 2018, OFAC issued amended regulations and general licenses implementing the withdrawal. The Office of Foreign Assets Control’s (OFAC) re-imposition of Iran sanctions pursuant to the U.S. withdrawal from the JCPOA was set up in two phases, with the first set…
Michael J. SchaengoldMelissa Prusock, and Danielle K. Muenzfeld, all resident in Greenberg Traurig’s Washington D.C. office, co-authored an article titled “The Impact Of The FY 2019 NDAA On Federal Procurement Law” which was published in The Government Contractor (Thomson Reuters). This article, comprehensively examines the significant Federal procurement law changes contained in the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”).  Many of the NDAA’s 71+ statutory provisions directed at procurement law also apply to…
Adam Snukal, Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office and GDPR expert, recently participated on keynote panel at inaugural Turkey Privacy Professionals Association Privacy Conference.  The Conference hosted attorneys, academics and regulators eager to learn about privacy issues and specifically GDPR.  Adam took part in a panel titled “Concept of ‘Consent’ and Obligation to Inform under Personal Data Protection Law and GDPR”, which focused on the various legal implications regarding data subject consent. Adam Snukal regularly…
Earlier this month, in conjunction with Pro-Bono Week in the U.S., Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office was proud to host the first of a series of events titled “Learning From Her”.  Our first speaker was U.S. Judge, Hon. Sheila Prell Sonenshine (Ret.), who met with a group of Associates from leading Israeli law firms, to speak on the business development benefits associated with engaging in pro-bono early on in their careers. The Associates also had a chance…
Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office was pleased to welcome Arizona Israel Technology Alliance’s mission to Israel, bringing in industry leaders from Arizona, together with Hank Marshall, Executive Officer of the City of Phoenix , and Steve Zylstra, President & CEO of the Arizona Tech Council. Leading the mission on Greenberg Traurig’s side was Quinn Williams, a Shareholder at the firm’s Phoenix office. Joey Shabot, Managing Shareholder of the Tel Aviv office welcomed the delegation with…
Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office recently held a joint seminar with Deloitte, titled “Foreign Corrupt Practice Act and anti-corruption – Present Trends and Future Solutions”. The seminar’s aim was sharing recent and future trends in this field, with professionals from leading Israeli companies of different sectors such as water-tech, military and defense, cyber security, online technology and more. The evening was opened with Joey Shabot’s introduction of the firm, followed by a keynote address by Brian Duffy, CEO of Greenberg Traurig. Sharing lessons from his vast FCPA…