Tag Archives: Tel Aviv

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

Greenberg Traurig Number One in Number of Litigation Cases Handled in Past Years

According to a recent study conducted by Lex Machina, a leading US based legal analytics company, over the last eight and a half years Greenberg Traurig attorneys in the US have defended more commercial litigation cases than any other firm, and also filed more commercial disputes on behalf of plaintiffs. This achievement is enhanced by … Continue Reading

GT’s Rudolph Giuliani and Gary Epstein Opened Trade on TASE for the First Time

Tel Aviv Operating Shareholder Gary Epstein and Former Mayor of New York and Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice Rudolph Giuliani opened trade on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) for the first time in late June. The event, led by Ittai Ben Zeev, TASE CEO, attracted over 200 young entrepreneurs and … 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

How Big Pharma Taps Outside Ingenuity

Economics in getting a compound approved and commercialized are evolving. Drug companies have reduced budgets that historically funded vast R&D teams. Innovators are chasing tight investment dollars. The two camps are increasingly collaborating. There is a self-selection factor rewarding start-ups — they can’t attract funding or licensing deals unless they’ve protected their intellectual property, showed clinically … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Attend the Magen David Adom New York Gala

Greenberg Traurig attorneys turned out to support the Magen David Adom (MADA) gala in New York City.  MADA is Israel’s ambulance, blood-services, and disaster-relief organization, serving as emergency medical first response for the entire country.  Last night’s honorees including Mark D. Lebow, Patricia Harris, and Dr. Jason Nehmad, with special guest former New York City … 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

Greenberg Traurig’s Gary M. Epstein Named in the 23rd Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Named in the 23rd Edition of Best Lawyers in America, Greenberg Traurig’s Gary M. Epstein has been recognized, for five consecutive years, on Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year” list. Gary is the Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Tel Aviv office; Co-Chair of its Israel Practice and the Senior Chair of GT’s Global Corporate & … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv First Foreign Office to be Ranked by Israeli Legal Directories

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office was recently ranked by BDICode, one of Israel’s leading legal directories . The office was included in tier 1 under the “International Commercial” practice area, and in tier 2 under the “Mergers & Acquisitions” practice area. Just several months ago, the Tel Aviv office was ranked by the other major legal directory … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts Jiangsu Provincial Department of Justice’s Israel Delegation

This week the Tel Aviv office hosted a delegation of senior members of the Department of Justice and Bar Association of Jiangsu Province, which included the General Director of the Justice Department of Jiangsu Province, the General Director of the Justice Bureau of the city of Nanjing, the General Director of the Justice Bureau of the … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts Wharton Israel Conference Monday, June 6, 2016

On June 6, the Boston office of Greenberg Traurig hosted the Wharton Israel Conference “Spotlight on Israeli Innovation in Healthcare and Biopharmaceuticals” for Boston area biotechnology and pharmaceutical professionals with Israeli connections.  Roman Fayerberg (Boston IP) gave the welcome remarks and Chinh H. Pham (Boston IP) moderated a discussion panel “From Idea to Implementation: A … Continue Reading

Rudolph Giuliani to Deliver Keynote Speech at the Annual ACC Israel Summit

The Association of Corporate Counsel – Israel will hold its 14th annual conference on June 22, 2016, at the Tel Aviv Hilton, on the subject of “Management of Change – The In-House Counsel Perspective.” Rudolph W. Giuliani, former Mayor of New York and chair of the Cybersecurity and Crisis Management Practice at Greenberg Traurig, will … Continue Reading

Food for thought: Florida, Israel can lead the way in agtech

By 2050, the global population is expected to increase to 9 billion people — a dramatic increase of more than 35 percent. Given scarce natural resources and the uncertainties of climate change, feeding that growing population means food production will need to increase by 70 percent, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. Florida, where … Continue Reading

MassChallenge Pitch Practice Event with Jonathan Draluck

Photo credit: MassChallenge It’s another season at the world’s largest accelerator, MassChallenge, where hundreds of start-up businesses across the globe are polishing their pitches in hopes of getting mentored and landing that critical investor audience. Sitting for several years on judging panels, I’ve honed my tips about an alluring approach. Photo credit: MassChallenge I gave my first … Continue Reading

May 18: US Homeland Security Market – Opportunities for Israeli Companies

MAY 18, 2016 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Value Base Office: 23 Yehuda Halevi St., Floor 27 Tel Aviv 65136 The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) and its Tel Aviv marketing office (Value Base Mergers and Acquisitions), are pleased to invite you to a business roundtable lunch for executives of Israeli firms interested in … Continue Reading

Former Mayor of NYC Rudolph W. Giuliani’s Visits the Tel Aviv Office

March 12-15 marked the first visit of Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former Mayor of New York City and current global chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice and newest member of the firm’s Israel Practice, to the Tel Aviv office. The Mayor has visited Israel often, but this is the first of … Continue Reading

Two U.S. States Expand Sport and Race Wagering

Two U.S. states have recently passed legislation or regulations that widen the means and methods by which a patron can wager on sports and/or race events. Namely, Nevada has introduced business equity wagering, while New Jersey has issued its first license to Betfair for exchange wagering. Mark A. Clayton and Erica L. Okerberg of Greenberg … Continue Reading

GT Tel Aviv Office and Managing Shareholder Recognized by Chambers and Partners

The Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv office is proud to once again be acknowledged by Chambers Global as a leading firm under the Israel-Corporate/M&A (Desk based Abroad) category. Apart from the group accomplishment, Gary Epstein (Tel-Aviv Managing Shareholder; Co-Chair of the Israel Practice was named Eminent Practitioner under the Israel-Corporate/M&A (Desk based Abroad) category. In addition to … Continue Reading

Lone Star State Meets Michelin Star Chef in Tel Aviv

“…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 … Continue Reading

Former Mayor of NYC Rudolph W. Giuliani to Visit Tel Aviv Office and Explore Israel’s Cyber Community

Next week, Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office will be honored to host Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former Mayor of New York City and current global chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Crisis Management Practice and Senior Advisor to firm Executive Chairman Richard A. Rosenbaum. In addition to a number of high-level meetings during his time … Continue Reading
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