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GT Wins Motion to Dismiss for Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

GT is pleased to have achieved a win on behalf of our client Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. In May 2018, a U.S. Federal District Court Judge from the Central District of California granted Teva’s motion to dismiss in its entirety without leave to amend. In April 2017, Plaintiffs commenced an action in California’s Riverside County … Continue Reading

Supreme Court Internet Sales Tax Case Will Require Many Companies to File State Corporate Income Tax Returns – Even If They Are Not Subject to Sales Tax

Although the sales tax collection obligation of online retailers was the focus of last month’s momentous U.S. Supreme Court case South Dakota v. Wayfair, it will also impact state corporate and income tax obligations. Companies may now be exposed to state income tax as a result of the Wayfair case and should examine their activities … Continue Reading

California Governor Signs Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

Governor Brown has just signed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. The new law, which has numerous similarities with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. The law was passed on an expedited schedule to block a similar initiative that had garnered enough signatures to qualify for the ballot. … Continue Reading

Calcalist Features Barry Schindler on the Status of Food-Tech Industry in Israel

In a recent article (Hebrew) on the rapidly evolving food-tech industry in Israel, Barry Schindler analyzed the status of M&A in the industry, stating that food-tech companies are still very young, which is why investments tend to be smaller compared with parallel companies in the bio and hi-tech industries. He continued to say that we will … Continue Reading

GT Tel Aviv Represents Canon in Major Acquisition in Israel

Team of GT attorneys represented Canon Inc. in their first ever acquisition in Israel. The Japanese giant acquired Israeli Video Analysis Company BriefCam. Leading the deal were Tel Aviv office shareholders Joey Shabot and Ephraim Schmeidler. Additional team members in Tel Aviv included Aaron Katz, Jonathan Orlinsky, Devora Snyder, and Saar Warner-Lipton. In the United States, the … Continue Reading

The GDPR Deadline Looms: Is Your U.S. Website Ready?

Effective May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) imposes sweeping new requirements for many website operators that collect and process information about individuals living in the European Economic Area (EEA). U.S. companies with e-commerce and other web activities reaching persons living in the EEA need to understand GDPR, since penalties for … Continue Reading

GT Participates in Delegation in Israel

Florida Governor Rick Scott recently was in Israel leading a delegation of business and academic leaders, under the auspices of Enterprise Florida, focused on enhancing economic development and trade between Florida and Israel. GT, which has eight offices in Florida, is the only international law firm with a registered, full-service office in Israel, and had … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv Office Hosts Reception for Miami-Dade County Economic Development Delegation

Greenberg Traurig, P.A.’s Tel Aviv office hosted a delegation of Miami-Dade County officials and Israeli business leaders at a reception held on Nov. 9. “We are honored to be able to welcome the delegation, which is exploring ways to increase business between Miami and Israel,” said Joey T. Shabot, Operating Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Tel … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Advises Israeli Institutional Investor Group on EUR 236 million Acquisition of Landmark Office Building Eschborn Plaza

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv and Germany offices jointly advised a group of Israeli institutional investors who acquired the Eschborn Plaza office complex in a joint venture lead by Aurec Capital. The group was comprised of Migdal Insurance Group, Bank Leumi Pension Fund, and IDI Insurance Company as well as a leading Israeli provident and pension … Continue Reading

GT’s Lawrence Sternthal Addresses Israeli Real Estate Investments in Hurricane Struck Locations

Israelis with real estate investments in Florida are now beginning to assess the damage caused to their properties by Hurricane Irma.  Lawrence Sternthal, International Real Estate Shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office, shared with TheMarker Magazine what Israeli investors should consider when examining their home insurance coverage and the challenges foreign investors will face … 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

Greenberg Traurig’s Hilarie Bass Takes Over as President of the American Bar Association

The end of August was a special time for Greenberg Traurig, as we celebrated Hilarie Bass taking over as the President of the American Bar Association. Hilarie is a shareholder in our Miami office and is the Co-President of the firm. Hilarie has visited our Tel Aviv office a numbers of times since its opening … Continue Reading

The ‘Global Financial City Tokyo’ Initiatives

Tokyo used to be one of the biggest global financial centers rivaling New York and London. Now, being far behind Hong Kong and Singapore, Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) aims to return as a top global financial center. In its attempt to once again become a global financial city, TMG appears to be willing to accommodate … Continue Reading

Gary Epstein Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America

For the 11th consecutive year, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in America than any other law firm in the guide. The 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America lists 366 Greenberg Traurig attorneys nationwide. (See full list here.) The guide also lists 26 of the firm’s attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year” in their … Continue Reading
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