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Provided by Fischer (FBC & Co.)

The practice provides counsel on the full spectrum of tax matters related to commercial activities in Israel, including income tax, VAT and real estate tax, as well as on cross-border transactions and other complex transactions handled by the firm. FBC specializes in creating innovative solutions which are tailor-made to its clients’ needs and has particular expertise in precedent-setting tax litigation proceedings and in obtaining pre-rulings from the Tax Authority in a wide variety of areas, including VAT and debt restructuring.

The vast array of taxation issues facing clients on day-to-day and specific transactions calls for the acutest attention to detail and most profound knowledge of all laws and regulations. FBC’s Tax team covers these bases, creating innovative tailor-made solutions, earning widespread recognition for an extensive roster of the largest and most prominent multinational and local entities active in the Israeli market.

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What the team is known for

Fischer (FBC & Co.) is a large, full-service law firm with a noted tax department. It is known for its international capacity and deep knowledge of governmental entities. The firm handles matters relating to real estate and M&A, advises on personal tax planning and is also recognised for its litigation ability. It is well versed in VAT appeals and noted for its work concerning municipal taxation. It additionally demonstrates considerable experience acting for bookrunners on the tax aspects of equity raising.

Strengths

A source said that Fischer's tax lawyers "respond very quickly, in a dedicated and pleasant manner."

Another source appreciated the "very good and holistic service" they received, also noting: "They are always on time and provide end-to-end results."

Work highlights

A Fischer team led jointly by Anat Shavit and Ron Sitton advised Sumitomo Corporation on the tax structuring of a new corporate venture capital fund. As part of this mandate, the firm obtained a ruling from the Israel Tax Authority that the fund's partners were eligible for beneficial tax rates.

Notable practitioners

Anat Shavit is sought after for her experienced handling of tax issues arising from corporate transactions, with particular skills regarding real estate taxation, VAT and income tax.
"She is knowledgeable, not afraid to ask questions or seek advice, and is very client-oriented."

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Ronald Lehmann