“US/Israel Connections – The Legal Issues Non-Domiciliaries Need to Consider for Successful Business Operations in Each Jurisdiction”

June 26, 2014
Tel Aviv Bar Association

Section Chair – Thomas N. Pieper
New York Meeting Chairs – Stanley Barg and David Faust
Israel Meeting Chairs – Alon Kaplan, Ron Lehmann, and David Soffer

Program Schedule:


8:45 – 9:00am  - Introductory Remarks
Glenn G. Fox, Immediate Past Chair, International Section of the New York State Bar Association 
David Soffer, Deputy President of the Tel Aviv and Central District of the Israel Bar Association
Alon Kaplan, Meeting Co-Chair and Chair of the International Committee on Private Law of the 
Tel Aviv and Central District of the Israel Bar Association
Adv. Efi Nave, Head of the Tel Aviv and Central District of the Israel Bar Association

9:00 – 10:15 - Setting Up Israeli Operations for US Taxpayers
Stanley Barg, Kozusko Harris Duncan, New York 
David Faust, Faust Oppenheim LLP, New York
Alon Kaplan, Alon Kaplan Law Firm, Israel
Meir Linzen, Herzog Fox & Neeman Law Firm, Israel
David Soffer, David Soffer Law Offices, Israel

10:15 – 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 – 11:45 -  Setting Up US Operations for Israeli Taxpayers 
Glenn G. Fox, Baker & McKenzie LLP, New York 
Michael W. Galligan, Phillips Nizer LLP, New York
Guy Katz, Herzog Fox & Neeman Law Firm 
Ron Lehmann, Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co, Israel

11:45 – 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 – 1:15  - Litigation/Class Action/Enforcement of Foreign Legal Judgments/Arbitration
Thomas Pieper, Hogan Lovells LLP, New York
David Dunn, Hogan Lovells LLP, New York
Louis Garb, Louis Garb & Co., Israel
Gideon Koren, Gideon Koren & Co., Israel
Simon Miller, Blank Rome, LLP, New York

1:15 – 2:30  - Networking Lunch – hosted by the Tel Aviv and Central District of the Israel Bar Association

2:30 – 3:45 -  FCPA/Corporate Compliance
Dror Arad-Ayalon, Arad-Ayalon & Nachmany Law Office, Israel
Carole Basri, Adj Professor and Executive Director of the Compliance Program at Fordham Law School, Corporate Lawyering Group, LLC, New York
Jacques Semmelman, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, New York

3:45 – 4:00 Coffee break

4:00 – 5:15  - Attorney Client Privilege/Internal Investigations/Crisis Management
Aurora Cassirer, Troutman Sanders LLP, New York
Lyat Eyal, Alon Kaplan Law Firm, Israel 
Eric Sherby, Sherby & Co. Advs., Israel
David Zaslowsky, Baker & McKenzie LLP, New York

7:00 – 9:00 pm - Dinner – hosted by the Tel Aviv and Central District of the Israel Bar Association

This program is preceded by the Annual STEP-Israel program, June 24-25.  Optional tours will be available on June 25 and June 27, information to be announced.


If you have questions about this program, please contact Tiffany Bardwell at tbardwell@nysba.org.


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