Yigal Arnon & Co. in cooperation with Bernstein Global Wealth Management and Philip Stein hosted a conference: "Strategies to Plan, Invest and Find Success in Today's Market and how to Negotiate the Highly Regulated Globally Taxing Environment. Adv. Ofir Levy lectured on: "What the new tax regime means for non-Israeli trusts with Israeli beneficiaries".
Advocates Barak S. Platt, Ben Sandler, Ofir Levy, Daniel Green, Eli Greenbaum and Nimrod Vromen represented Clarity Ray, an Israeli startup company developing tools helping publishers and networks identify and prevent ad-fraud, in its acquisition by Yahoo!.
Adv. Kobi Ben Chitrit and Liron Hacohen represented the Company's lead investor, Mr. Saar Wilf.
Clarity Ray's employees will be used by Yahoo! to form its new local R&D hub focusing on internet search frauds.
Advocates Barry Levenfeld, Harry Kirsh, Yuval Shalhevet, Zohar Nevo and Noam Enk represents the winning bidding consortium, consisting of Johnson & Johnson, Takeda Pharmaceuticals (the first Japanese Pharmaceutical Company to invest in Israel) and the healthcare fund OrbiMed Israel, for the establishment of an OCS-supported biotechnological incubator intended to encourage the creation and support of pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
Yigal Arnon & Co. is ranked 'Tier 1 – Leading/Dominant' in 15 practices: Corporate/M&A, Hi-tech, Capital Markets, International Commercial Law, Class Actions, Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance, Real estate, Construction, Project Finance, Energy & Infrastructure, Tax, Administrative Law, Environment, Insurance, Local Authorities; and is ranked 'Tier 2 - Leading' in 4 practices: Competition/Antitrust, Restructuring & Insolvency, Telecommunications, and Intellectual property.
Barry Levenfeld, Kobi Ben Chitrit, David Roness and Avigail Frisch represented Lightech Electronic Industries Ltd. in its sale to General Electric. The transaction is expected to close in the coming weeks. Situated in Lod, Lightech is a leading producer of advanced LED lighting technologies and systems. The value of the deal is estimated at 15-20 million dollars approximately.
Dun & Bradstreet researched 750 law firms in Israel by practice area and ranked Yigal Arnon & Co. as a "leading law firm" (Tier 1) in twelve of the most important practice areas: Mergers & Acquisitions; High-Tech; Real Estate & Construction; Project Finance & Infrastructure; Tax; International Commercial; Banking; Capital Markets & Public Offerings; Commercial Litigation; Class Actions; Administrative Law; and Debt Restructuring. Unlike other D&B rankings, which are based merely on size or number of lawyers, this survey was based on quality.