Tag Archives: Israel

GT’s Client OSG Announces Significant Expansion in Virginia

As recently reported by the Virginia governor’s website (September 2017), Greenberg Traurig’s client Oran Safety Glass (OSG) announced a $4.45 million expansion through its  Emporia plant located in Virginia, adding 55 jobs to the plant. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined the company leaders in making the announcement last month in Virginia. OSG was founded in … Continue Reading

GT Attorneys in Tel Aviv and Other GT Offices Represent Medical Tech Company in $280M Deal

A Greenberg Traurig team of attorneys in Tel Aviv, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Boston, and New York recently represented BioTelemetry Inc., a publicly traded company based in Pennsylvania, in its $280 million purchase of Switzerland’s LifeWatch AG, a health care technology company. LifeWatch AG began its way as an Israeli entity in the 1990s and became … Continue Reading

Bet-the-Synagogue Case: GT Secures Reversal for Pro Bono Client Congregation Shearith Israel in Hotly Contested Suit

Congregation Shearith Israel, represented pro bono by lead counsel Louis M. Solomon of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, won a complete reversal in the First Circuit Court of Appeals of a lower court decision that had erroneously turned Touro Synagogue over to its tenants. Congregation Shearith Israel, the country’s oldest Jewish congregation (dating from 1654), has owned … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Client Mitoconix Bio to Take Aim at Huntington’s Disease

Mitoconix Bio, an innovative Israeli startup bred by Israel’s only life science incubator, FutuRx, has recently raised $20 million to develop a promising drug for the treatment of Huntington’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, as reported by the Times of Israel. Both Mitoconix Bio and FutuRx are clients of GT’s Barry Schindler, co-chair of Greenberg … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors 5th Annual Best Practices in IP Management

Greenberg Traurig was proud to be a platinum sponsor of the 5th Annual Best Practices in IP Management Event which took place last month in Tel Aviv. Barry Schindler, co-chair of GT’s Global Patent Prosecution Group and an active member of the firm’s Israel Practice, co-chaired the event. Schindler moderated the panel “THE BIG DEBATE: … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig to Host the Second Atlanta-Israel FinTech Innovation Conference

May 22-23, 2017, Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office will host the second Atlanta-Israel FinTech Innovation Conference. With over 100 guests expected, the conference brings together both U.S. and Israeli companies seeking synergy and collaboration opportunities. U.S. companies attend in search of “cutting edge” Israeli technologies and Israelis leverage the event to showcase their technologies and make … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Miami & Tel Aviv Host Three Days of LATAM Focused Events

The Tel Aviv and Miami offices of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP  hosted three days of events in Israel focusing on doing business in Latin America, including co-hosting a seminar with Mergermarket and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) called “Start-Up Nation to Start-Up Region: Making Your Mark in Latin America” Seminar which took … Continue Reading

February 19, 2017: Calcalist Interviews Joey Shabot

Operating shareholder of the Tel Aviv office was recently interviewed for the prominent Israeli economic journal Calcalist: “Unlike other international law firms which usually have a minor physical presence in Israel, Greenberg Traurig’s local office employs eight attorneys in Israel. ‘Not only did we set up a platform in Israel’, says Shabot, distinguishing between GT … Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: From “Start-Up Nation” to “Start-Up Region” – Making your Mark in Latin America

Join Greenberg Traurig for a half day seminar in Tel Aviv, offering practical tools for Israelis seeking business opportunities in Latin America. RSVP HERE Agenda 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Networking 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome Remarks 9:15 AM – 9:40 AM Keynote (TBD) 9:40 AM – 10:40 AM Expert Panel: ‘They … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts Reception Honoring New Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles

Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office hosted a reception in honor of Sam Grundwerg to mark his appointment as Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Sam is the senior representative of the State of Israel to the Southwestern United States. Prior to this, Sam served as Director General in Israel … Continue Reading

GT Tel Aviv Hosted GT Germany for 3 Days of Real Estate and Technology Events

In November, Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office was honored to host attorneys from the Greenberg Traurig Germany office for three days packed with events and meetings geared toward GT’s global platform and business opportunities in Israel. Germany’s status in the Israeli business community has strengthened over the past few years, with companies in various sectors … Continue Reading

Oct. 2, 2016: Israeli Publication Maariv Sums-Up the Past Year with Israeli Business Leaders

On the eve of the new Jewish year, Maariv, one of Israel’s oldest and most respected publications, asked some leaders of the business community in Israel to share their most significant achievement from the past year. Among the eight people selected by Maariv was Gary M. Epstein, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office; … Continue Reading

Invitation to Attend September Berlin Tech M&A Update

Software and Technology companies saw significant volume and valuation strength last year. But what impact will Brexit have on Tech M&A? What are the eight stages to get an optimal outcome in a M&A process? What are real deal disasters and how can you avoid them? Get an update on the latest trends, deal metrics … Continue Reading

Israel Posts Information and Schedule Regarding Upcoming Bidding Round for New Oil and Gas Exploration Licenses

Israel’s Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources has posted on a dedicated website new information concerning the first round of bidding for offshore oil and gas exploration activity.  Israel’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the Mediterranean Sea is divided into 69 exploration areas or blocks.  The Ministry plans to conduct successive rounds for … Continue Reading

Israel Reopens Offshore Areas to New Gas Exploration; Encourages Foreign Bidders To Participate

In a highly anticipated announcement, earlier today, the Petroleum Council of the Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy, and Water Resources approved the reopening of Israel’s economic waters to new oil and gas exploration. Based on the recommendation of the Council to the Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz, 24 offshore exploration blocks will be offered in an … Continue Reading

Feeding The Future World: The Israel Outlook

By 2050, the world’s population is likely to increase by more than 35 percent, to 9 billion people. To feed that population, food production will need to increase significantly, by 70 percent,[1] in the fear of growing poverty and hunger, ever scarcer natural resources, and the uncertainties of climate change. While improvements are expected in … Continue Reading
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