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New DOJ Guidance: What Is Your Compliance Program Worth?

On April 30, 2019, to provide greater transparency into prosecution decisions, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) published “The Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” an update to its February 2017 guidance on the same topic. The new guidance complements the principles previously described by DOJ’s Fraud Section that prosecutors should consider when “conducting an investigation … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Spring 2019 China Newsletter

You are invited to learn about recent legislative updates and professional insights pertaining to Chinese law and business conduct. Among  topics discussed in this current issue are the release of Second Draft of Foreign Investment Law to boost market; the establishment of a Quick Channel for expedited approval of Foreign New Drugs Regulatory Commission; the unveiling of Administrative … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Represents Wells Fargo Strategic Capital in Its investment in Israeli Company EarlySense

In a matter led by Shareholder Joey Shabot and Associate Aaron Katz, Greenberg Traurig recently represented Wells Fargo Strategic Capital – the venture capital arm of Wells Fargo & Co and a specialized capital provider that partners with the bank’s wholesale businesses to identify and provide customized capital solutions to its clients – in its investment … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors 2019 OurCrowd Global Investors Summit

Greenberg Traurig was pleased to sponsor the Annual OurCrowd Global Investors Summit for the fourth consecutive year. The event, hosted in Jerusalem, traditionally brings together thousands of entrepreneurs, startup companies and investors from across the globe, all eager to learn about the newest and most innovative technologies. As part of our involvement, Greenberg Traurig hosted a … Continue Reading

GT Tel Aviv Office Recognized by Israel’s Legal Guides 2019

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office is pleased to be ranked again by leading legal directories, alongside some of Israel’s top law firms. BDICode recently released its local M&A guide, ranking the office as “Prominent Leaders” for the fourth consecutive year.  International Guide Chambers & Partners ranked the office and Israel Practice in Band 2 under … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Winter 2019 China Newsletter

You are invited to learn about recent legislative updates and professional insights pertaining to Chinese law and business conduct. Among  topics discussed in this current issue are Administrative Measures for foreign-invested future companies issued by the China Securities Regulatory Commission; revised draft of Measures Governing Foreign Strategic Investment in Listed Companies released by MOFCOM; new Individual Income Tax Law … Continue Reading

Tel Aviv Office to Host Capital Markets Roundtable for the Life Sciences Industry

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 … Continue Reading

Adam Snukal Speaks to Jerusalem Post on Worldwide Privacy Post-GDPR

Adam Snukal, shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice in Tel Aviv, recently spoke to The Jerusalem Post on the implications and possible future effects of the EU’s General Protection Data Regulation. Read the full interview here.… Continue Reading

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

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

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

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

What’s the Deal with Par Value?

A common question that we are constantly asked by Israelis and other international clients interested in forming a corporation in the United States is what value we should use for the corporation’s par value. In addition, during the course of performing diligence on a target U.S. corporation, there are always references to the par value … Continue Reading

A Guide to Understanding Anti-Assignment Clauses

Introduction With the increasing trend of globalization in the business world, Israeli companies and investors are commonly entering into agreements with U.S.-based entities. One of the most frequently found clauses in U.S. commercial agreements is an anti-assignment provision that prevents either or both of the parties from assigning the agreement to a third party prior … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig to Sponsor Two Major Israel Event

Greenberg Traurig will be sponsoring two major Israel events this coming week. The first is the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit (January 25-26), set to bring together 3,000 investors and companies from 50 different countries. Shareholder and Israel Practice Co-Chair, Bob Grossman will be speaking at the opening planery. Israel Practice Co-Chairan, Tel-Aviv Managing Shareholder, and Global Corporate & Securities Practice Senior … Continue Reading

SEC Adopts Regulation Crowdfunding to Facilitate Early Capital Raises

The U.S. regulators have long been considering ways to make it easier for early-stage startup companies to raise capital in a more flexible and less cumbersome method.  The SEC has finally published regulations providing emerging companies with access to U.S. “crowd” investors making smaller investments.  Although the new regulations are perhaps less of a radical … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Represents China’s Sichuan Hebang Corp. in Deal with Israeli-Based Stockton

In a deal that is making news across Israel, Sichuan Hebang Corp. will acquire control of Israeli-based Stockton, a private company in the agrochemical industry known for its environmentally-friendly, vegetable extract-based pesticide. The deal, pursuant to which Hebang will acquire a 51 percent interest in Stockton for $91 million, is the company’s first investment outside … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Maher Assists Tel Aviv-based Adgorithms Ltd. in $125 million London IPO

Greenberg Traurig Maher (GTM) represented Liberum, Adgorithms’ nominated adviser and broker, on its $125 million IPO on AIM, the London Stock Exchange’s international market for growing companies. The team was led by Andrew Caunt in London, assisted by associate Andrew Ross. Founded in 2010, Adgorithms is a software company which operates in the high growth … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Team Represents Longtime Client OPKO Health in $1.47 Billion Merger Agreement

Israel Practice Co-Chair Bob Grossman led a multi-office team of Greenberg Traurig attorneys who represented longtime client OPKO HEALTH, INC. (NYSE:OPK) in the negotiation of a definitive merger agreement with Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRLI). OPKO is also traded as one of the largest companies on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. The $1.47 billion transaction, announced … Continue Reading
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