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The Rise of the Data Protection Officer

Andrew Dyson and Robyn Palmer, from the UK Data Protection, Privacy and Security practice, explain how GDPR has led to “The Rise of the Data Protection Officer” in Israeli companies, for an article in Calcalist. Click here to read the full article.  … Continue Reading

Launch of Executive Learning Series – Featuring Ambassador Dan Shapiro

On February 19, 2018, DLA Piper’s Israel Country Group launched its Executive Learning Series, where we were honored to hear from former US Ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro.  Ambassador Shapiro highlighted the many successful accomplishments achieved between the US and Israel during his six-year (2011-2017) tenure as ambassador, including a $38 billion Memorandum of Understanding, … Continue Reading

DLA Piper launches Accelerate to drive company formation, growth and expansion

DLA Piper has launched Accelerate, a website devoted to founders, entrepreneurs, startups, emerging growth companies and the investor community. Accelerate offers technology-enabled tools and services for the initial phases of a company’s development, as well as guidance and best practices on how to position new companies for growth and success. The new website streamlines formation, connects … Continue Reading

DLA Piper is a Top 50 employer for social mobility

DLA Piper has been named as a Top 50 employer in the UK’s first-ever Social Mobility Employer Index. The Index is a joint initiative between the Social Mobility Foundation and the Social Mobility Commission, in partnership with the City of London Corporation. It ranks the UK’s employers for the first time on the actions they … Continue Reading

#3 in Private Equity: DLA Piper Climbs Global League Table

  We are pleased to announce that Pitchbook has ranked DLA Piper #3 globally for overall private equity deal volume in 2016. We are also ranked #1 across Europe, #3 in the US and #3 in global buyout transactions. These rankings, representing consistent growth in volume of reported deals over the past 5 years, reflect … Continue Reading

Patrick Van Eecke profiled in Globes: Israeli companies must beware of new EU online privacy laws

Patrick Van Eecke, Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Data Protection, Privacy and Security Practice, received great coverage in Globes (in both Hebrew and English), following his June visit to Israel and the event on data protection that we hosted together with our friends at Yigal Arnon. Patrick’s comments underscore the critical need for Israeli companies … Continue Reading

Jeremy Lustman heads to Kenya to teach East African attorneys “The Ins and Outs of Legalities in Special Economic Zones”

Jeremy’s recent pro bono trip to Kenya was covered in a recent article in the Jerusalem Post (which was carried in various other North American publications). Jeremy participated in this unique experience, in conjunction with DLA Piper’s pro bono affiliate, New Perimeter, as one of the instructors in a course designated to teach approximately 40 … Continue Reading