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The Firm’s Office in NY hosted the Director General, Israel Ministry of Finance

The Firm’s Office in NY hosted the Director General, Israel Ministry of Finance

Mr. Shai Babad, lectured on "Behind the Scenes of the Economy and Politics in Israel" in cooperation with the Israeli American Council Organization.

Adv. Oded Har Even, Director of the Firm's offices in the United States, and Eran Ben Dor, Director of the Commercial Department in Israel particiapted in the event.

Lecture on China-Israel relations regarding business / legal aspects and how to invest in high-tech companies

Lecture on China-Israel relations regarding business / legal aspects and how to invest in high-tech companies

Adv. Itamar Mei-Zahav, a partner in the international department of the firm, lectured at the Leonardo City Tower last week to a delegation of businessmen and senior executives from China regarding the China-Israel relations in the business / legal aspects. He also discussed how   to invest in Israeli high-tech companies.

”Winning Tactics in Tenders” - a seminar held by the firm in cooperation with the ACC -Israel, led by Tomer Raif, Head of  the Litigation and Tenders dept.

”Winning Tactics in Tenders” - a seminar held by the firm in cooperation with the ACC -Israel, led by Tomer Raif, Head of the Litigation and Tenders dept.

At the conference held today, July 4, 2017 Adv. Raif presented practical tips and recommendations for companies competing for tenders. Adv. Bat -Sheva Boker, Head of the Legal Dept. at "Ness Technologies", also gave a lecture based on the perspective of the companies participating in the tenders.

A lecture in advanced course for Directors  by Adv. Reut Alfiah, partner in corporate & capital market depts

A lecture in advanced course for Directors by Adv. Reut Alfiah, partner in corporate & capital market depts

Adv. Reut Alfia gave legal and practical tips on the conduct of boards of directors in her fascinating lecture during  the advanced course for Directors which was conducted by the Board of Directors.
Adv. Alfia emphasized important principles in the triangle of forces in society: shareholders - board of directors – management.

Another visit by delegation of Chinese businessmen

Another visit by delegation of Chinese businessmen

Our office in China continues to connect Israeli technology companies with Chinese investors.

On June 18 we hosted a delegation of senior Chinese businessmen seeking cooperation with Israeli companies as well as investment opportunities in biomed companies.

The delegation was led by Mr. Zhilei Guo - Cathy Capital Investment manager & Ms. Ronia Cao - Medical Co Ltd - General Manager.

A Chinese delegation from the Pudong Square in Shanghai arrived at the firm’s offices for the celebration of the opening of a new high-tech park

A Chinese delegation from the Pudong Square in Shanghai arrived at the firm’s offices for the celebration of the opening of a new high-tech park

The hi-tech park will include centers in Be'er Sheva and Shanghai that will be run concurrently, and its purpose is to encourage Israeli companies to expand their operations in China and to increase Chinese investments in Israeli companies.
Among the particpants were the founder of the Gav Yam Technological Park in Be'er Sheva, Uzy Zwebner, Deputy Governor of Pudong Wang Jin District, Wu Bin, who is in charge of  trade relations with the Chinese Embassy in Israel, head of the firm's high-tech department, Adv. Mor Limanovich and Michael Rowan Xiang, founder of SITI- China Israel Innovation Center.

Mind the Tech Conference - New York May 16-18

Mind the Tech Conference - New York May 16-18

The firm sponsored the Conference "MIND the TECH" in New York.

Attorney Shmulik Zysman spoke at the opening night held at the Cadilac House in front of senior hight-tech executives in Israel and New York, businessman, entrepreneurs and many startups.

ASOS the British Fashion Company came to our Tel Aviv offices as part of an activity by Fash & Tech

ASOS the British Fashion Company came to our Tel Aviv offices as part of an activity by Fash & Tech

ASOS came to Israel as part of a Fash & Tech event that combines many start-up companies in the fashion industry.

Yael Kochman from Fash & Tech organized  meetings for a group from ASOS for 2 days to meet at our Tel Aviv office. ASOS representatives  met  with  a range of companies who presented to them innovative and new technologies in the fashion industry.

 

Visit of Chinese Delegation in Israel

Visit of Chinese Delegation in Israel

Attorney Tehila Levy- Lati partner and director of our Chinese office organized a visit in Israel of a Chinese delegation which included directors of biomed and food corporations in China. They came to Israel to seek Israeli companies to invest in and create partnerships During this visit our firm connected between the Chinese delegation and Israeli companies in these areas.

The Lawyers form the US branch  Edwin Miller and Lewis Segall co- authored the book that was just published ”Mergers and Acquisitions: Step – by- Step Legal and Practical Guide ( 2nd Edition)

The Lawyers form the US branch Edwin Miller and Lewis Segall co- authored the book that was just published ”Mergers and Acquisitions: Step – by- Step Legal and Practical Guide ( 2nd Edition)

The book was published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2017. It is described as a part legal primer, part business and negotiating how-to.The book provides comprehensive, easy-to-digest insights, advice and guidance for managers, investors, attorneys and business professionals.

 
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Attorney Eyal Feivel of the firm delivered a speech at a joint conference of the Sports Committee of the Bureau and the organizers of the 20th Maccabiah

Attorney Eyal Feivel of the firm delivered a speech at a joint conference of the Sports Committee of the Bureau and the organizers of the 20th Maccabiah

Attorney Eyal Feivel, who serves as Chairman of the Sports Committee of the Israel Bar Association, was invited to deliver a speech today at a joint conference of the Sports Committee of the Bar and the organizers of the 20th Maccabiah.
The guest of honor at the conference was Mr. Harvard Steff, who serves as the legal adviser to the World Olympic Committee.
 
Hackathon held at Bitcoin Embassy sponsored by our firm in Tel Aviv

Hackathon held at Bitcoin Embassy sponsored by our firm in Tel Aviv

The Hackathon was held on March 3rd- 4th and was sponsored by the firm who was happy to donate prizes to the winners.

 

ZAG-S&W is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the 29th Annual ROTH Conference

ZAG-S&W is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the 29th Annual ROTH Conference

ZAG-S&W is a sponsor of the 29th Annual ROTH Conference from March 12-15, 2017 in Dana Point, California.

The conference is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. and provides a rich environment for business development opportunities for private and public companies. 
 
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ZAG-S&W hosts a cocktail event - The Road To Nasdaq Starts With Us

ZAG-S&W hosts a cocktail event - The Road To Nasdaq Starts With Us

On February 5, 2017 we held a cocktail event with an American investment bank, Aegis Capital Corp.

The participants were hi-tech and life science companies as well as investors who are looking to raise money on Nasdaq.

The one-year anniversary of the Sino-Israel Technology Innovation Center

The one-year anniversary of the Sino-Israel Technology Innovation Center

 

The one-year anniversary of the Sino-Israel Technology Innovation Center was held  December 20, 2016. More than 200 guests participated in the event, including local government officials, investors and several leading technology companies.
ZAG’s corporate department has been representing SITI in its business operations in Israel since its establishment. Adv. Tehila Levi-Lati, Partner and Manager of the firm’s Chinese Department, was invited to take part in the event and gave a lecture on "The New Silk Road: 'One Belt, One Road'”.
Israel American Counsel Breakfast Club

Israel American Counsel Breakfast Club

Our NY offices hosted on December 12, 2016, as part of the Israel American Counsel Breakfast Club, a breakfast with the former chief justice of the Israeli Supreme Court, Dr. Asher Grunis, who discussed Israel’s human rights policy.

Attorney Boaz Feinberg had lectured at the Year-end tax convention

Attorney Boaz Feinberg had lectured at the Year-end tax convention

Attorney Boaz Feinberg, head of Tax and Anti - Money Laundering Department at ZAG-S&W, had lectured at the Year-end tax convention of the accounting firm Balas Yokel Parobek on the recent changes in the Israeli tax and anti-money laundering regulations and their impact on the conduct of financial institutions in Israel.    

Rodman & Renshaw  conference

Rodman & Renshaw conference

 

The firm sponsored the annual Israel conference of the U.S. Investment bank Rodman & Renshaw.   
Adv. Oded Har-Even participated in the panel "Building Exposure to U.S. Markets," and contributed from his own vast experience on raising money in the U.S.
13.11.16
Attorneys Boaz Finberg and Lital Slutzky lectured in a seminar ”To be a director in a corporate world”

Attorneys Boaz Finberg and Lital Slutzky lectured in a seminar ”To be a director in a corporate world”

Our firm hosted the members of the Israel Directors Association. Adv. Finberg lectured on "Innovations in taxes and their impact on directors" and Adv. Slutzky lectured on "Being a director in a public company."

IDF`s 8200 unit visited the firm`s office in New York

IDF`s 8200 unit visited the firm`s office in New York

Graduates of the IDF`s 8200 unit visited the firm`s office in New York, as part of our activities in high-tech widespread in Israel and the United States. During the visit, there was a fascinating lecture of the Channel 2 news reporter Nitzan Horowitz, about the Presidential Election Coverage.

Cyber Everywhere: The New Cyber Era, Opportunities, and Israel’s Unique Cyber Eco-System.

Cyber Everywhere: The New Cyber Era, Opportunities, and Israel’s Unique Cyber Eco-System.

The Israeli Business Forum of New York held in our NY offices the event in which the key speakers were Amir Rapaport, Founder of Cybertech, Editor-in-Chief of 'Israel Defense' and Dr. Yossi Vardi, Serial Entrepreneur and Investor.

SOHN investment conference

SOHN investment conference

Adv. Shmulik Zysman at the SOHN International Investment Conference, held on Oct.. 26, 2016 at the TASE

Our office in the U.S. sponsored the annual conference of Aegis Capital Investment Bank

Our office in the U.S. sponsored the annual conference of Aegis Capital Investment Bank

Attorrneys Oded Har-Even and Robert Condon at the annual conference.

12.9.2016

 

Doing business in the U.S. - how to do it right? Symposium in cooperation with ACC Israel

Doing business in the U.S. - how to do it right? Symposium in cooperation with ACC Israel

On 9.11.2016 we held a conference together with ACC Israel.  Adv.  Andrew Solomon, a partner in the litigation department in our offices in New York, Oded Har-Even, director of the US offices and Shay Baranov, director of the international department at our offices in Tel Aviv, Lectured about  the various issues faced by companies seeking to expand their operations in the U.S.

IATI’s forum of public biomed companies

IATI’s forum of public biomed companies

Adv. Oded Har-Even (third from the right), the managing partner of the firm’s U.S. offices, participated in a meeting of executives from public biomed companies. The participants discussed ways to increase investment by Israeli institutional bodies – banks, insurance companies and private investors, in biomed companies.

Globes, July 21, 2016

Conference on the transfer of minors between sports clubs

Conference on the transfer of minors between sports clubs

Adv. Eyal Faivel (first from the right) was invited to speak at the conference of the Israel Bar Association’s Central District on the subject of transfer of minors between sports clubs.

Adv. Mor Limanovich at the annual Fash Tech event

Adv. Mor Limanovich at the annual Fash Tech event

Adv. Mor Limanovich (first from the left) judged a competition of fashion technology startups at the WIX campus in the Port of Tel Aviv. The panel of judges, comprised of investors and senior figures in the hi-tech industry, chose the promising fash-tech venture of the year. Warm congratulations to Julbox for winning first prize.

Our New York office hosts UN Ambassador Mr. Danny Danon

Our New York office hosts UN Ambassador Mr. Danny Danon

This week IAC NY held a Breakfast with Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon. Over 150 guests listened to the Ambassador provide an in-depth analysis of the challenges, and opportunities, facing Israel and the daily activities of Israel’s Mission to the UN. The entire event was planned and sponsored by IAC Council Member. (Photographer, Idan Siman Tov).

Ynet, 6.5.16

Panel of experts on Israel-China business cooperation

Panel of experts on Israel-China business cooperation

Adv. Eran Ben-Dor participated in a panel held in the framework of Tel Aviv University’s Lahav Program, which hosted a delegation of Chinese businessmen as part of the unique program for innovation and entrepreneurship.

Seminar on consumer protection law

Seminar on consumer protection law

Adv. Ifat Nir-Katz lectured on the topic of consumer protection law and the Consumer Protection Authority’s guidelines in a seminar held at the Chamber of Commerce together with representatives from supermarket and retail chains.

April 12, 2016

Cracking the Chinese code

Cracking the Chinese code

Adv. Tehila Levy Lati gave a fascinating lecture from her extensive experience working in China at a conference held in the framework of the international forum of ZAG-S&W and ACC Israel. 

April 4, 2016

Practical aspects for companies participating in tenders

Practical aspects for companies participating in tenders

Our firm together with ACC Israel held a conference on tenders law. Adv. Tomer Raif spoke and offered many tools for general counsel on preparing for tenders, submitting bids and ways to deal with losing the tender.

February 22, 2016.

D&B Forum

D&B Forum

Adv. Erez Aharoni (bottom, third from the left), participated in D&B Forum ranking Israel’s leadinglaw firms for 2016. We are proud of being among the 20 leading business law firms in Israel.

1.2.16

ZAG-S&W sponsored “Israeli Mapped in NY” event

ZAG-S&W sponsored “Israeli Mapped in NY” event

The firm’s U.S. offices headed by Adv. Oded Har-Even sponsored the event “Israeli Mapped in NY” meant to assist technology companies operating in New York with direct ties to Israel. In the picture from the right: Guy Franklin, founder of the event, Adv. Oded Har-Even, the musician and entrepreneur Yoni Block, and Yali Saar, CEO of  VIA.

Walla Biz, January 27, 2016

Our firm sponsored a conference held by the U.S. investment bank Maxim

Our firm sponsored a conference held by the U.S. investment bank Maxim

We were pleased to be the sponsor of a conference held by the U.S. investment bank Maxim in Israel for Israeli companies interested in listing on NASDAQ. In the photo (left) Adv. Oded Har-Even, the managing partner of our U.S. offices, participated in the panel on raising funds in the U.S. capital markets. January 27, 2016.

Adv. Eran Ben-Dor lectured at a course held by the Israeli Directors’ Union (IDU) on “The Position of the Director in the Corporate Power Triangle”. December 3, 2015

Adv. Eran Ben-Dor lectured at a course held by the Israeli Directors’ Union (IDU) on “The Position of the Director in the Corporate Power Triangle”. December 3, 2015

3.12.15

Festive cocktail with Aegis Capital Corp

Festive cocktail with Aegis Capital Corp

On November 31, 2015, our firm hosted a festive cocktail in collaboration with the investment bank Aegis Capital Corp, bringing together senior bankers and private companies that raised more than 10 million dollars, in addition to public companies.

 

Annual conference of the Israeli Bitcoin Association

Annual conference of the Israeli Bitcoin Association

Adv. Eran Ben-Dor spoke at the conference held on November 25, 2015, on the topic of Bitcoin and Beyond. In the video Adv. Ben-Dor’s lecture on digital currency as a public offer.

Our New York office hosted an event on behalf of the Israeli Business Forum of New York, in the presence of Finance Minister Mr. Moshe Kachlon

Our New York office hosted an event on behalf of the Israeli Business Forum of New York, in the presence of Finance Minister Mr. Moshe Kachlon

On November 24, 2015, our New York office hosted an event on behalf of the Israeli Business Forum of New York, in the presence of Israeli Finance Minister Mr. Moshe Kachlon. In the center of the photo Minister Moshe Kachlon and Adv. Oded Har-Even.

Pujiang Innovation Forum

Pujiang Innovation Forum

The Pujiang Innovation Forum was held in Shanghai on October 27, 2015. This year, following the execution of a three-year innovation and entrepreneurship cooperation agreement between Israel and China, Israel was chosen as the forum’s country of honor. The firm’s corporate department advises SITI on its operations in Israel. Mr. Abe Keler, SITI CEO, and Mr. Roy Ginossar, ZAG’s delegate in Shanghai, participated in the opening ceremony.

Access Israel and the Israel Bar Association conference

Access Israel and the Israel Bar Association conference

A conference was held on November 8, 2015, for lawyers and general counsel on the subject of accessibility legislation and tools for its implementation. Adv. Tomer Raif, head of the firm’s litigation and tenders law department, provided a legal survey of the Equal Rights for People with Disabilities Law.

Sohn Tel Aviv Conference

Sohn Tel Aviv Conference

For the first time in Israel the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange hosted the Sohn Conference, one of the most influential and prominent investment conferences in the world, with more than 250 participants from the capital markets including senior international investment managers. In the photo (on the right) Adv. Shmuel Zysman the firm’s founding partner and the Chairman of Silent Angels – Rett Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation, opening trade on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange together with senior investment managers participating in the conference.

ZAG-S&W sponsored TEDxWhiteCity

ZAG-S&W sponsored TEDxWhiteCity

Our firm sponsored Israel’s largest TEDx event, which was held on October 12, 2015, as part of the hi-tech department’s activity in support of entrepreneurs and startups.

Insights for lawyers and CPAs on the new anti-money laundering regime

Insights for lawyers and CPAs on the new anti-money laundering regime

On September 10, 2015, Adv. Boaz Feinberg spoke at the Israel Bar Association about implementing identification and document management requirements imposed on lawyers following the enactment of the Anti-Money Laundering Order.

Senior delegation from 3 central cities in China’s leading industrial district - Guangdong

Senior delegation from 3 central cities in China’s leading industrial district - Guangdong

Our firm was pleased to host a senior delegation from 3 central cities in China’s leading industrial district – Guangdong, which included several lectures by leading hi-tech companies in addition to a lecture by Adv. Mor Limanovich.

Proper management of sports clubs

Proper management of sports clubs

In a seminar held on September 6, 2015, in collaboration with the firm’s sports’ department headed by Adv. Gayer and the Hapoel Sports Association, several lectures were given on various professional issues pertaining to managing sports clubs. In the framework of the seminar Mr. Ouriel Daskal of Calcalist chaired a discussion with Mr. Zohir Bahalul, Mr. Yoram Orenstein, Mr. Shimon Amsalem, Ms. Gilat Avshalom and Mr. Dani Oren. 

Social entrepreneurship meetup in cooperation with A3i Accelerator

Social entrepreneurship meetup in cooperation with A3i Accelerator

Our firm hosted a social entrepreneurship meetup in cooperation with A3i Accelerator. Adv. Mor Limanovich, partner and head of the firm’s hi-tech department, gave an insightful lecture about the ‘Ten Commandments for Hi-Tech Entrepreneurs’. 

Employment contracts – The significance of the written word

Employment contracts – The significance of the written word

Adv. Shay Ben-Natan spoke about employment contracts in the framework of a seminar hosted by the Central and Tel Aviv District of the Israel Bar Association’s focusing on contracts law – innovation and practice, held on August 4, 2015, at Herods Tel Aviv Hotel.

Practical tools for doing business and marketing Israeli products in the U.S.

Practical tools for doing business and marketing Israeli products in the U.S.

What are the secrets to business success in the U.S.? What is important to know when preparing to negotiate with a U.S. company? These questions and many more were answered by Adv. Shy Baranov in the seminar on practical tools for doing business and marketing Israeli products in the U.S. held on July 14, 2015.

Legal and financial aspects of directors’ liability

Legal and financial aspects of directors’ liability

On July 6, 2015, our firm hosted a seminar on legal and financial aspects of directors’ liability, in cooperation with S-Cube. Adv. Tomer Raif and Adv. Eran Ben-Dor spoke about practical aspects of directors’ liability.

Adv. Mor Limanovich spoke about the ‘Ten Commandments for Entrepreneurs’

Adv. Mor Limanovich spoke about the ‘Ten Commandments for Entrepreneurs’

On May 29, 2016, our firm hosted a meetup of entrepreneurs from TheHive by Gvahim accelerator program, where Adv. Mor Limanovich spoke about the ‘Ten Commandments for Entrepreneurs’. 

Founders Nation entrepreneurs’ meetup

Founders Nation entrepreneurs’ meetup

A team from the firm’s hi-tech department participated in Founders Nation’s meetup held at Google Campus on June 22, 2015.

Seminar on advanced issues in tenders law

Seminar on advanced issues in tenders law

Adv. Tomer Raif spoke at the Israel Bar Association’s seminar on the fine line between a deficiency bid and a deceptive bid.

Our New York office hosts the Israeli American Council – IAC. In the photo Adv. Oded Har-Even with conference participants

Our New York office hosts the Israeli American Council – IAC. In the photo Adv. Oded Har-Even with conference participants

Our New York office takes part in the celebrations for the State of Israel in New York, and is proud of its support of the Celebrate Israel Unity Festival organized by the Israeli American Council – IAC. Adv. Oded Har-Even, our firm’s managing partner in the U.S. and a board member of IAC participated in the events. In the photo Adv. Har-Even and IAC board members together with Rita and Kobi Aflalo who were invited to the festival’s VIP Night in New York.

Adv. Mor Limanovich from our Tel Aviv office and Adv. Mitch Stein from our Boston office participate in Adtechisrael

Adv. Mor Limanovich from our Tel Aviv office and Adv. Mitch Stein from our Boston office participate in Adtechisrael

At the inaugural Adtechisrael conference, Adv. Mor Limanovich hosted the Mobile Advertising Roundtable: Current & Future status of mobile ad spending, and Adv. Mitch Stein, litigation and IP partner from our New York office gave a presentation on the topic of US Regulation of Native Advertising.

Adv. Tomer Raif and Adv. Eran Ben-Dor spoke before the Israeli Directors’ Union (IDU) about officers’ liability and about putting the general principles into practice

Adv. Tomer Raif and Adv. Eran Ben-Dor spoke before the Israeli Directors’ Union (IDU) about officers’ liability and about putting the general principles into practice

Our firm hosted a seminar for directors on behalf of the Israeli Directors’ Union (IDU) on April 20, 2015, where Adv. Tomer Raif and Adv. Eran Ben-or spoke about officers’ liability and about putting the general principles into practice.

Adv. Shay Ben-Natan spoke to employers at the annual human resources conference

Adv. Shay Ben-Natan spoke to employers at the annual human resources conference

 

In 2012 the State of Israel begun vigorously enforcing labor law offences, and as a result we have experienced an increase in the quantity and scope of penalties imposed on employers.

Adv. Shay Ben-Natan of our firm spoke to employers at the annual human resources conference held on March 26, 2015, on ways to protect against such penalties.

How to sell (and buy) an S corporation

How to sell (and buy) an S corporation

Sullivan & Worcester hosted a Tax Briefings seminar, "How to Sell (and Buy) an S Corporation," on May 25 led by panelists Joseph B. Darby iii and Benjamin J. Armour of ZAG-SW, and Richard E. Mastrocola and Todd Mcmahon of Capstone LLC.

 

This program offered a condensed, sophisticated review of the tax and business issues that should be taken into account when parties sell and purchase a business operated through an S corporation.

China (Beijing) International Technology Transfer Convention 2016

China (Beijing) International Technology Transfer Convention 2016

Adv. Tehila Levi-Lati lectured about Israeli Technologies in China at last week’s China International Technology Transfer Convention (China ITTC) in Beijing.

The China ITTC is hosted every year by the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and the Beijing Municipal People’s Government.

This year, hundreds of participants attended the convention, including leading companies in various industries, business people and investors from countries all over the world.”

 

Don’t let the qualified plans blow up your M&A transaction

Don’t let the qualified plans blow up your M&A transaction

Sullivan & Worcester hosted a Tax Briefings seminar, "Don't Let the Qualified Plans Blow Up Your M&A Transactions," on November 16, 2016, led by Joseph B. Darby III, David Guadagnoli and Lewis Segall. This program covered a variety of real-life examples and issues that affect qualified plans in M&A transactions.