The report establishes a consistent trend and continuous growth in the volume of investments in Israeli high-tech companies since 2013, reaching a growth of 9% in the past year. Adv. Shmulik Zysman notes that he is optimistic regarding the scope of funding in the coming year, due to the consistency of the data and the increasing investments from China.
Adv. Tehila Levy-Lati assisted in an article on Chinese investments in Israel published in South
China Morning Post, one of Asia's leading companies.
Our tax experts from the Boston office, were quoted in the article, "Trump tax reform likely to boost investments and M&A from Israel, lawyers say". What are the Implications of the recently proposed U.S. tax reform, for Israeli companies and their shareholders?
Adv. Shmulik Zysman explains in his commentary to the report that the "Mobileye" deal continues to make waves, and that the amount raised and invested in companies was reduced, nevertheless this shows willingness of investors willing take risks with larger amounts.
Advocates Shay Baranov, Howard Berkenblit, Ron Ben Bassat and David Huberman accompany and represent RADCOM in a process to raise $ 28 million, an amount that could rise to $ 32.4 million. RADCOM is currently trading at $ 237 million.
Director of the China and East Asia Desk at the firm, discusses the Chinese Silk Road Foundation and what opportunities it has for Israeli companies.
For article in Hebrew press
The reported figures are among the most successful in the last five years. Adv. Shmulik Zysman, interpreted the data and commented that the encouraging figure in the report is the doubling of investments in the Seed Stage, which indicates the increased trust of foreign investors and funds in the Israeli high-tech industry, which is an important part of the strength of the Israeli economy.
Calcalist 7.19.2017 (In Hebrew)
Adv. Oded Har Even, referred in an article in the Globes to the importance of institutional investments in Israeli technologies and the implications of such investments on the research and analysis industry in Israel.
Globes 7.17.2017 (In Hebrew)
Bob Aide recently arrived in Israel to participate in the company's Road Show, in which senior executives from the bank met with a number of Israeli companies examining how to get an IPO on NASDAQ.
In recent years, the firm has collaborated with Aegis and many Israeli companies in the field of life sciences, among them Ormed, Micronet, Rosetta Genomics and Alcobra.
Adv. Douglas S. Stransky a partner in the Tax Department of the firm's Boston office and the leader of the International Tax Practice Group was quoted in the article "Tax professionals weigh in on OECD's PE and profit splits drafts" which was published by TP Week.
TP Week, June 27, 2017
Adv. Jeffrey M. Karp a partner in ZAG-S&W's Washington, D.C. office, head of the firm’s Environment & Natural Resources Group wrote the article, "Renewables Can Play a Big Role in Puerto Rico's Fresh Start," in the journal Recharge.
Recharge, 26.6. 2017
Author Nicholas O’Donnell’s "A Tragic Fate — Law and Ethics in the Battle Over Nazi-Looted Art" explores the historical, ethical and legal consequences of stolen art. Disputes over fine art looted by the Nazis has received renewed attention the past twenty-five years. While some of those disputes have been resolved through negotiations, what about those cases where the parties do not agree? This new book published by Ankerwycke Books is the first comprehensive study of the legal battles in the United States over Nazi-looted art.
The firm's international department, headed by Partner Adv. Oded Har-Even, accompanied the technological company Foresight to obtain an approval from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to register its shares for trading on NASDAQ.
The Marker , 8.6.2017 (In Hebrew)
Adv. Jeffrey M. Karp a partner in ZAG-S&W's Washington, D.C. office, head of the firm’s Environment & Natural Resources Group was quoted in the article, "Opportunities Abound" in US Offshore Wind Market .
Offshore Wind Journal, 2.6. 2017
The firm is pleased to be among the leading law firms in the ranking of BDiCode 2017. In the areas of international trade, international trade - China, high-tech, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, litigation, taxation, sports, labor, and collection and execution.
The US firm was ranked among leading firms in the fields of finance, real estate, commercial, M&A and more by the International Ranking Legal 500 United States, 2017 edition. In addition 31 lawyers were honored for their achievements.
Also the office won 2 deals of the Year Awards at the GTR Leaders in Trade Awards 2016 in London on May 24,2017
The 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked 15 lawyers from our US office.
Adv. Tehila Levy-Lati, head of the China Desk at the firm explains that through the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Israeli technology companies will be able to raise money from Chinese investors.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is working to increase turnover and IPO's.
The Marker , 28.5.2017 (In Hebrew)
Attorney Shmulik Zysman, managing partner and head of the Hi-Tech activity in the firm explains: the fact that most of the capital is invested into mature companies today can, on the one hand, teach about the maturation of existing companies in the market, but also explains the low interest of investors for young high risk companies.
" Each country that signed a free trade agreement with China has enjoyed an increase in Trade
Senior partners and lawyers from our offices in Tel Aviv and New York will participate in the conference and connect with prominent figures in the New York business and high-tech world.
Attorney Oded Har-Even, who heads the firm's US offices, will head a panel on Scaling Global Corporations from Seed to Exit or IPO.
The International ranking Legal 500 has ranked the firm among the leading law firms in the fields of Capital Markets, High-Tech, Commercial and M&A.
The firm is proud to continue to be amongst the top firms in the quality ranking of Dun's 100 - 2017 guide in the fields of : International Trade, Hi-Tech, Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions and Litigation.
S&W represented Challengeme Esports GmbH (CME), provider of one of the most sophisticated eSport matchmaking and tournament platforms, in its acquisition of US-based platform provider, eSports Hero Inc.
The combination of the new acquisition and investment enables CME to expand out of its current European region and deploy access to its gaming platform and high-quality game servers into a worldwide market
Part of the Sullivan & Worcester team was comprised of Kim Herman and Doug Strasnky.
Business Wire 1.3.2017
An interview with Mr. Robert Eide, CEO of Aegis Capital Corp. about his prospect regarding IPO's for Israeli Hi-Tech companies on NASDAQ. ZAG-S&W together with Aegis Capital consulted many Israeli companies on their way to NASDAQ during the past years.
The Times of Israel, 16.2.2017
Attorneys Oded Har-Even, Rob Condon and Ron Ben-Bassat from the American Capital Markets departmemt at the firm represented the company in a private placement on Nasdaq
Adv. Shmulik Zysman, Head of the firm's Hi Tech department is quoted regarding the expectations in capital raising in 2017 of Hi Tech companies.
S&W received the award for Cross-Border Deal of the Year (Over $25 million-$50 million) from The M&A Advisor at the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala, held on November 9, 2016, at The New York Athletic Club. Earlier this year, S&W advised N+1 Group (now ALANTRA) in its merger with C.W. Downer & Co.
ZAG-S&W and Oded Har-Even were featured in the article which discusses two U.S. law firms, including ZAG-S&W, that work extensively with Israeli companies
Douglas S. Stransky was quoted in an article in the September 27, 2016 edition of International Tax Review.
In the article, Mr. Stransky comments on the tax proposals of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
The September 2016 EDGE Advisory Report is now available. The EDGE Advisory is produced by Sullivan & Worcester's Energy lawyers and analyzes the latest energy finance trends from a legal and business perspective.
The article discusses the decision by the European Commission in the formal state aid investigation into two advance pricing agreements (APAs) obtained by Apple in Ireland. published on August 31, 2016 by Tax Analysts in Tax Notes Todayand Worldwide Tax Daily.
Douglas S. Stransky was quoted in an article, "Trump Corporate Tax Plan Could Be a Boon for Advisory Firms," which was published by InvestmentNews on August 18, 2016.
The Legal 500 United States recommended Sullivan & Worcester in 14 of its practice areas and noted 36 of its lawyers in the 2016 edition. June 15, 2016
The 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked 10 Sullivan & Worcester lawyers.
May 27, 2016
Douglas S. Stransky wrote an article, that was published by CFO.com on April 6, 2016. In the article, Mr. Stransky discusses the need for corporate tax reform.
Douglas S. Stransky was quoted in an article in the April 2016 edition of International Tax Review and in its online edition, commenting on the U.S. presidential candidates' proposals for tax reform.
Lewis N. Segall was quoted in an article published by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on February 25, 2016.
Mitchell C. Stein was quoted in an article published in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal's February/March 2016 issue.
Nicholas M. O'Donnell was quoted in an article, which was published by Apollo Magazine on September 26, 2016.
Mitchell C. Stein was quoted in an article published by Law360 on January 21, 2015. In the article, Mr. Stein commented on the U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous ruling in Hana Financial Inc. v. Hana Bank that so-called trademark tacking is a factual question that should be dealt with by juries. 21.1.15
The Legal 500 US Awards 2015 has recognized Sullivan & Worcester as the winner in the area of Real Estate - Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
June 10, 2015
Douglas S. Stransky wrote an article published in the Corporate Counsel Newsletter. In the article, Mr. Stransky calls for corporate tax reform but notes that the odds are slim that the president and leaders in Congress will reach any agreement on corporate tax reform, including changes to the international tax rules. But 2016 could be the year when the groundwork is set for substantive change in 2017.
The following lawyers from S&W's Boston office have been named Massachusetts Super Lawyers for 2014. The recipients are featured in New England Super Lawyers Magazine, which appears as a supplement in the November issue of Boston Magazine.
October 17, 2014
On Sunday of July 4th weekend, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff ruled that those provisions do not reach beyond U.S. borders for purely foreign transactions.
Adv. Oded Har-Even and Howard Berkenblit assisted the Big Data company in raising $ 20 million on the Nasdaq. The firm's US Capital Markets Department represents a large numberof Israeli companies listed on the NASDAQ.
Calcalist, Dec. 13,2017