Doron Tamir will participate in a panel discussion on "Tenders and Innovations" at the 11th annual conference of the Israel Bar Association, which will be held in Eilat on May 29 - June 2, 2011.
BDI 2011 edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. in 15 practice areas, recognizing the firm as one of the leading firms in Israel. The firm is ranked 'Tier 1' in: Corporate/M&A, Hi-tech, Capital Markets, International Commercial Law, Class Actions, Banking & Financial Services, Real estate, Projects & Energy, Administrative Law and Environment; ' Tier 2' in Commercial Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring, Competition/Antitrust, Telecommunications, and Tax.
The Israel Tax Authority (ITA) has recently published a number of decisions that provide guidance on the ITA’s positions regarding certain issues relating to the taxation of employee equity grants, and particularly, with respect to the “capital gains track” defined in Section 102(b)(2) of the Israeli Income Tax Ordinance (ITO).
While these decisions provide an indication of the ITA stance on these issues, it may nonetheless be necessary to seek specific confirmation from the ITA in similar factual circumstances.
Hagit Bavly and Shiri Shaham represented UK ONE BV and AKTIVE INVESTMENTS ANSTALT, the holders of 71% of the shares in British Israel Investments Ltd., in the sale of their shares to Melisron Ltd., a real estate company controlled by Ofer Investments.
Ronit Amir-Yaniv assisted in the anti-trust issues in this transaction.
Legal 500 2011 edition top ranks Yigal Arnon & Co. in 11 practice areas, recognizing the firm as one of the leading firms in Israel. The firm is ranked 'Tier 1' in Corporate/M&A, Hi-tech, start-ups & venture capital, and Real estate; ' Tier 2' in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Projects & Energy, Competition/Antitrust, Telecoms & Media, and Tax; and 'Tier 3' in Intellectual property. In addition, 5 Yigal Arnon partners have been ranked as leading individuals in their field.
Advocates Barry Levenfeld, Yarom Romem, Ben Sandler, Yair Benjamini, Avigail Frisch and Zohar Nevo acted as Israeli counsel for Align Technologies in the acquisition of Cadent Holdings for $190 million. Cadent develops products and services for restorative dentistry and orthodontics, including intra-oral scanners. It has offices in New Jersey and a R&D center in Or Yehuda. Cadent has raised $75 million since it was founded in 1995.
According to Dun & Bradstreet's 2011 Israeli law firm quality rankings by practice, Yigal Arnon & Co. is ranked in 12 practice areas and is one of Israel’s top two leading law firms.
Dun & Bradstreet researched 815 law firms in Israel by practice area and ranked Yigal Arnon & Co. as a "leading law firm" (Tier 1) in nine of the most important practice areas: Mergers & Acquisitions; High-Tech; Real Estate & Construction; Project Finance & Infrastructure; International Commercial; Banking; Capital Markets & Public Offerings; Commercial Litigation; Class Actions. In addition, the firm was ranked as a "prominent law firm" (Tier 2) in Tax, Telecommunication and Administrative law. Unlike other D&B rankings, which are based merely on size or number of lawyers, this survey is based on quality.
Barry Levenfeld lectured on M&A in Israel in the Boston Bar Association Event, regarding US-Isreal Cross-Border Corporate Transactions, that took place March 29. The goal of the event was to give U.S.- based business attorneys an Israeli perspective on U.S.-Israel crossborder transactions, and transactions that involve Israel-related entities.
Eliran Furman, a partner at Yigal Arnon & Co., represented Amimon (a developer of chips that enable fast wireless transmission of video signal and which won the Globes most promising start-up of 2009 award) in its 15 million dollar round of financing which closed in March 2011, in which both existing and new investors participated.