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Gross Law Firm (GKH)

Tax

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What the team is known for

The merger of Shenhav & Co into this firm combined the strengths of a large generalist practice with a respected boutique. The tax practice has a strong reputation for its focus on the hi-tech sector and additional experience advising on tax planning and fund management for individuals and companies. Assists with restructuring and other transactions and represents clients before all levels of court. Commended for its handling of tax issues arising from M&A transactions. Regularly instructed on cross-border mandates, particularly those involving the USA.

Strengths

Clients praise the team's "ability to strategise and build tactical steps that end up with a successful result."

Work highlights

Advised Finisar on the tax aspects of its USD3.2 billion acquisition by II-VI.

Notable practitioners

Skilled tax practitioner Ayal Shenhav is acclaimed for his "very strong hi-tech practice." One interviewee praised: "I was impressed with his ability to solve complex issues and come up with solutions that are highly effective."

Oren Biran has a growing presence in the market, providing experienced counsel on the tax aspects of cross-border M&A, with noted strength advising on deals involving US counterparts. Clients say: "He is able to think strategically and tactically, and understands the big picture."

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Overview

The Gross Law Firm's Tax department is uniquely positioned to provide premier tax advice with respect to major international transactions, as well as some of the largest transactions in Israel.  The tax experts at Gross specialize in tailoring the tax structure to our specific practice areas, from complex international M&A transactions, financing coupled with derivatives, to investment funds and more. Our tax team also advises on international commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, project finance, technology transactions, emerging growth companies as well as public offerings of securities in Israel and foreign jurisdictions, private placements and debt finance.

Our tax team counsels on local and international considerations for individuals, including high net-worth individuals, family held enterprises, and corporations, and advises on worldwide employee benefits and executive compensation programs (Israeli, U.S and others) such as equity incentive plans. In many cases, our tax department drives the structure of choice for our clients, understanding both their business and legal needs.


Not only does our tax team advise clients on issues such as the formation of a company and the choice of jurisdiction in which to incorporate, financing, investments, licensing, and mergers and acquisitions; but it also provides crucial support to other departments at Gross. 



Tax Department

Gross Law Firm (GKH)

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Department location

One Azrieli Center Circular Tower

Center Circular Tower

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv District

Israel

67021

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Israel

Tax


Ayal Shenhav
Band 4
Oren Biran
Band 4