Tag Archives: Tel Aviv

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

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

How Israeli entities can plan for US security review and reduce risk when investing in US technology companies

Despite the close US-Israel relationship, Israeli companies and funds seeking to invest in US technologies can face US national security scrutiny that could significantly delay deals, and in some cases prevent or unwind the transaction. Israeli investment in US technology companies, however, should continue to be regarded as an attractive option, as long as the … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv and Shanghai Offices Sponsor the First Ever China-Israel Technology, Innovation and Investment Summit

Earlier this month, the first ever China-Israel Technology, Innovation and Investment Summit, jointly sponsored by the Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv and Shanghai offices, took place in Beijing. The 3-day event was organized by the Israeli and Chinese governments, together with Infinity Group, an investment firm that has been involved in the China-Israel ecosystem for more … Continue Reading

Rudolph W. Giuliani to Join Greenberg Traurig in New York

  NEW YORK (January 19, 2016)  — Former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani has announced he will join global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, as Global Chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Crisis Management Practice and Senior Advisor to firm Executive Chairman Richard A. Rosenbaum. Also joining Greenberg Traurig will be former supervisory federal … Continue Reading

Attorney Spotlight: Beth Cohen, Director of Global Emerging Growth Services

Beth Cohen Member of GT since: June, 2012 Describe your involvement with the Greenberg Traurig Israel Practice Group: As Director of Global Emerging Growth Services, I lead an exciting program at GT geared exclusively for our start-up clients, and our Israel Practice Group is a key part of this program.  I serve as an entrepreneur-in-residence and … Continue Reading

Important Developments in the Area of Native Advertising

With Start-Up Nation continuing to play a leadership role within the global ad-tech ecosystem, both on the technology and strategy fronts, it is critical that its players understand the changing dynamics occurring within the world’s largest consumer market – i.e., the U.S., especially on the regulatory front. The most recent and notable directive on advertising … Continue Reading

GT Events during the 2016 JPMorgan Healthcare Conference & the 9th Annual OneMedForum in San Francisco

Innovation and progress are core ingredients in today’s financial ecosystem, especially in the fields of health care and life sciences.  Greenberg Traurig has a renowned healthcare practice, serving many clients in Israel and abroad.  Greenberg Traurig will be hosting two events in January during the 2016 JPMorgan Healthcare Conference and the 9th Annual OneMedForum in … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Cesar L. Alvarez on his Longstanding Relationship with the Jewish Community

Cesar L. Alvarez, Co-Chairman of Greenberg Traurig, recently returned from a visit to Israel. A strong supporter of the State of Israel and the Israel Defense Forces, Cesar’s leadership played an instrumental role in the development of the firm’s Israel Practice, leading to the ultimate opening of its Tel Aviv office — along with office … Continue Reading
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