The Late Nahum Amit
Areas of Expertise
Hi-Tech, Venture Capital Funds – with extensive experience in representing local and international companies and investors in venture capital investments, as well as in the formation of venture capital funds, the Firm advises entrepreneurs and start-ups from the initial founding stage through the fund-raising cycles, including tax planning, government incentives, IP, employment matters, commercial and corporate matters , capital raises, and initial and secondary public offerings.
Real Estate – leading in the real estate domain, the Firm serves a wide range of local and foreign clients in managing properties in Israel. The Firm provides comprehensive services encompassing planning, construction, taxation, and financing for project initiators, contractors, investors, and companies. The Firm specializes in large and complex real estate transactions, combination transactions, real estate funds, purchasing groups, NOP (TAMA) 38 projects, vacate & build projects, price per occupant programs, and more.
Planning and Construction – The Firm has extensive experience in promoting complex and prestigious real estate projects for local and international leading real estate companies and owners, developers, and investors, in a wide range of planning, construction, urban building master plans, permits, urban renewal, betterment levies, expropriations, municipal taxation, reliefs, exceptional use, and more.
Urban Renewal – The Firm is a leader in urban renewal, with extensive experience in representing project initiators, contractors, and residential units and property owners in urban renewal projects, such as NOP (TAMA) 38, NOP (TAMA) 38/2, and vacate & build projects. The Firm provides comprehensive services, from feasibility due diligence, through negotiations and finalization of the project, including on taxation aspects, financing, planning and construction, registration of rights, etc.
Taxation – The Firm advises on all aspects of economic-fiscal law, international taxation, corporate taxation, individual taxation, trust taxation, real estate taxation, and indirect taxes. The Firm specializes in designing optimal and cross-border tax structures. Clients enjoy a professional and extensive network of professional contacts and close relations with the vast majority of Israel’s accounting firms.
Personal and Family Capital Management – Leveraging an extensive network, the Firm provides local and foreign clients practical solutions for personal and family wealth management, international tax planning and protection of multinational assets, donations, charity, risk reduction, increased returns on assets and estates, in Israel and abroad, formation and management of trusts and foreign entities, acquisition and management of assets and holdings.
Insolvency – The Firm specializes in the insolvency and rehabilitation of companies, stay of legal proceedings, receiverships, and bankruptcies, representing creditors and debtors in complex liquidation proceedings, receiverships, reorganization, and debt settlements, with frequent court appointments as receivers, trustees, liquidators, and special managers.
Commercial, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions – The Firm advises local and international entrepreneurs, industrialists, financial institutions and companies on a host of commercial matters, e.g., distribution, licenses and joint venture agreements, international transactions, mergers, and acquisitions and more.
Regulation and Technology – The Firm has a dedicated team with in-depth technological know-how dealing and advising on the regulatory aspects relating to the technological and digital space, including the implementation and assimilation of global regulatory requirements, e.g., consumer protection, online advertising, privacy, information collection, policy issues of self-regulatory bodies, search engines, social networks and more.
Privacy, Cyber, and Information Security – The Firm advises on information security, implementation of technological security measures, privacy and information security system, organizational marketing systems, certification of information security standards (ISO, SOC, etc.), local and international compliance procedures, with a team dedicated and specializing in handling emergency information security incidents and overcoming cyber challenges.
Financing and Banking – The Firm specializes in financing and banking, project support, collateralization, securitization, capital completion, acquisitions, mezzanine and debt financings, construction loans, BOT equity financing, syndication, financial closures and an array of complex financial instruments. The Firm represents private and institutional financiers, underwriters, banks, and insurance companies.
Securities, Capital Market and Issuances – The Firm ongoingly advises public and private companies on all aspects of corporate law and securities. The Firm is well versed in public and private issuances, tender offers, in local and foreign stock exchanges, as well as ongoingly handling the filing of regulatory corporate reports. The Firm further advises on aspects of capital market taxation, employee options and control struggles in companies.
Litigation – The Firm represents a variety of clients before all judicial instances, including arbitrations and mediations. The Firm has experience in complex litigations and disputes in all areas of civil, commercial, and administrative law, as well as crisis management and arbitration proceedings in Israel and the international arena.
Alternative Dispute Resolution – The Firm leverages its years of experience in diverse legal disciplines to manage an arbitration and mediation center for the resolution of commercial and personal disputes.
Labor Law – The Firm handles all aspects of labor law, including, representation before labor courts, advising in M&A transactions, employee benefit plans, employment, confidentiality, restricting competition agreements, as well as collective bargaining agreements, relations and disputes.
Intellectual Property – The Firm specializes in agreements for the development, licensing, commercialization, and protection of IP rights, registration of trademarks, as well as enforcement of patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs, and trade secrets.
Energy and Infrastructure – The Firm represents local and international corporations, financing bodies, developers, and service providers operating in energy and infrastructure sector, advising clients on construction, operations, tenders, licensing, regulation, and financing of large-scale international conventional and renewable energy projects, as well as BOT and PFI projects.
Regulation – The Firm advises on regulation and government relations and, is involved in drafting proposed laws, position papers, strategic advice, and more. The Firm has extensive experience in appearing before parliamentary committees and regulatory bodies relating to diverse legal disciplines, e.g., competition, corporate and securities, public tenders, consumerism, and more.
India Desk – The Firm advises local and international clients that do business or desire to expand into India market, as well as the other way around.
Global Marketing Activities – The Firm identifies investment and acquisition opportunities, initiates the formation of funds and business ventures, advises on fundraising, supports business development, and successfully navigates cross-border business matters. The Firm operates in the US, Europe, and other major markets including, Australia, India, Singapore, China, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, DACH countries (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland), the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain.
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