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India and Israel: Investments, Innovations and Opportunities

On November 8, 2017, we co-hosted an India-Israel Summit together with  PwC Israel and Amit, Pollak, Matalon (an Israeli law firm with a leading Indian practice) in the beautiful conference center overlooking the marina at the Ritz-Carlton in Herzliya. The event drew representatives from companies, investors, and entrepreneurs from both countries, wanting to learn more … Continue Reading

Global M&A Trials, Trends, Tribulations, and Triumphs

On October 31, 2017, we co-hosted a Global M&A event – “Global M&A Trials, Trends, Tribulations, and Triumphs” – with Gornitzky & Co. (one of the top Israeli law firms) at the beautiful sea-view conference center located in the Royal Beach Tel Aviv. Jon Kenworthy, a Partner in our London office and Co-Chair of the … Continue Reading

Win Israel GC Confidential Dinner

On October 22, 2017, we hosted our third Win Israel GC Confidential Dinner entitled, “What Every GC Needs to Know About Using IP to Protect and Manage their Company’s Assets.” This exclusive dinner took place at the Whiskey Bar & Museum in Tel Aviv and included an intimate group of select General Counsel and in-house … Continue Reading

Happy Diwali 2017

  Please don’t forget to register here for our upcoming Israel-India Summit, which will take place on Wednesday, November 8th in Herzliya.   The program will feature a number of Indian companies and investors alongside Israeli entrepreneurs looking to explore and expand the business opportunities between India and Israel.  We are honored to welcome among our speakers and panelists Dipak C. Jain, … Continue Reading

Labour & Employment Global Law Forum

On September 18th,  we co-hosted our second Labour & Employment Global Law Forum in collaboration with Herzog, Fox & Neeman (HFN) and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) in HFN’s conference center in Tel Aviv. The program focused on crucial insights in employment and labour law issues in Israel and around the globe.  Moria Tam-Harshoshanim, … Continue Reading

ANNOUNCING THE LATEST EDITION OF OUR GUIDE TO GOING GLOBAL – EMPLOYMENT

As business grows more global, the challenge for in-house counsel and HR professionals responsible for workforce issues and employment law compliance is intensifying. We designed our complimentary Guide to Going Global to help you meet that challenge head-on. Click to read the Guide. And don’t forget to register here for our upcoming Labour & Employment Global Law … Continue Reading

India to Bid for Israeli Offshore Oil-and-Gas Exploration Rights

India’s bid for Israeli offshore oil-and-gas exploration blocks could be the first major deal since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic trip in July.  The deal emphasizes how Israel and India are expanding beyond their deep defense ties into sectors such as energy and technology.  To read more, read the recent article in Haaretz. And don’t forget to … Continue Reading

Global Employment Law: August 2017 Roundup

Please see our global roundup of employment developments for August 2017 to learn about the latest advancements in employment law around the world. Highlights include: New Zealand: Pay Equity and Equal Pay Bill introduced, Austria:  New quota for female board members from January 2018, Kuwait: Reform to end of service gratuity increases cost to employers, and Romania: Key changes to labor … Continue Reading

Initial Coin Offerings: The Next Killer App on the Blockchain?

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) – essentially, crowdfunding the sale of a digital bearer instrument whose sole record is on a blockchain – threaten to disrupt traditional funding methods, including public offerings and venture funding. Their popularity is blossoming along with the spread of blockchain technology and budding global investor interest in digital currencies such as … Continue Reading

Save the Date: November 8th, 2017; Israel-India Summit in Israel

  Narendra Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel, just completed a historic 3-day visit to Israel which included, among other things, a chance to see first-hand some of Israel’s newest technologies.  Together with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Modi toured a desalinization plant north of Hadera and rode together with Netanyahu in … Continue Reading

“She Started It” – Launch of Israel Women’s Leadership Series

We are thrilled to announce the launch of DLA Piper’s Israel Women’s Leadership series, which provides a premier platform for professional women in Israel to make connections and support professional growth and business goals. Our inaugural event will feature an exclusive screening of “She Started It,” a full-length documentary film that follows five women over two … Continue Reading

Are We There Yet?!?

“Autonomous vehicles are coming to America, to the world. This is the future.”  So declared Secretary Ray LaHood, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation and a Senior Policy Advisor at DLA Piper at our long awaited Autonomous Vehicle event that took place on March 14th in collaboration with our friends at Herzog Fox & Neeman. Our timing could … Continue Reading

We are pleased to announce that DLA Piper will be holding an EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Data Protection Officer (DPO) Training Academy on March 29-31 in Brussels. The course is aimed at IT, compliance and legal professionals or anyone who is taking on the role of Data Protection Officer. The DPO Training Academy will provide practical, … Continue Reading

“How Technology Has Changed the Way People Experience Sports” at the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit

On February 16, Jeremy Lustman gave introductory remarks on a panel, “How Technology Has Changed the Way People Experience Sports”, at the OurCrowd 2017 Global Investor Summit that took place in Jerusalem.  Over 3,000 people attended the event, including startups, venture capitalists and strategic investors, as well as over 200 multinational corporations. The theme of … Continue Reading

Fifth Annual Israel Real Estate Summit

  Our Israel Country Group hosted its 5th annual Israel Real Estate Summit on February 14, 2017 at the Royal Beach Hotel in Tel Aviv. The event focused on trends, perspectives and real estate’s outlook in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific, and featured keynote speakers Alex Foshay, Senior Managing Director of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, who gave … Continue Reading

Privacy Update – Japan

In the wake of our second marquee WIN dinner in Tel Aviv a few weeks ago (to over 25 GCs), featuring a wonderful presentation by our Brussels-based colleague, Patrick Van Eecke, on data protection developments in Europe and around the world, please click https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/insights/publications/2017/01/update-on-amendments-to-japans-privacy-law/ for our update on Japan’s privacy law, which were just announced at the … Continue Reading

JP Morgan Healthcare Conference – San Francisco

It was a privilege welcoming many of our Israeli friends at the various events that we hosted in San Francisco during the annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in mid-January.  Programming is now underway for an innovative digital health event that we plan to host here in Israel during Q2.  In the meantime, please read our report below covering one … Continue Reading

Upcoming Israel Events

Hope everyone is having a successful and productive beginning to 2017! We are off to a very ambitious beginning with several events in Israel planned for the next six weeks, including (1) a European tech breakfast event, with colleagues from Sweden, Germany and the UK (three of the main tech centers in Europe); (2) the … Continue Reading

My Recent Trip Down Under, by Jeremy Lustman

I had the distinct privilege last week to participate in “The Bridge,” the second annual Israel-Australia Investment Summit, in Sydney, Australia. See the link below for more details on the incredibly well organized and executed program:   http://www.thebridgesummit.co/… Continue Reading
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