State of the Market discussion

This session will give the attendees the opportunity to discuss topics relevant to the Israeli legal market and beyond. It will take a closer look at the economic drivers affecting investment into region. It will identify 'hot' sectors and industries, including any barriers to foreign investment and how the market views outbound transactions.

The State of the Market Discussion will revolve around the challenges and opportunities presented by an increasingly global market, and the importance of an international mindset for both corporations and the attorneys who serve them. It will focus on recent trends in the cross border mergers & acquisitions practice and their impact on the Israeli market, with a particular focus on the roles played in the Israeli market both by foreign lawyers and by Israeli lawyers who were educated and/or practiced abroad.

The panel will include partners from major New York, London, and Tel Aviv law firms as well as general counsels of leading Israeli corporations.

Time: 09:30 - 11:00

Speakers

Adir Waldman
Managing Director of Israel Focus Group 
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Bio to follow.

Barry Levenfeld
Partner 
Yigal Arnon

Bio to follow.

Benet J. O'Reilly
Partner 
Cleary Gottlieb (New York)

Bio to follow.

Cliff Felig
Partner 
Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal

Bio to follow.

Ido Warshawski
Vice-President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary 
Lumenis

Bio to follow.

Noa Rosenberg-Segalovitz
Vice-President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Tnuva

Bio to follow.