Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Present to Nevada/Israel Trade Mission Delegates

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Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Present to Nevada/Israel Trade Mission Delegates

Attorneys from the Tel Aviv and Las Vegas offices of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP spoke to State of Nevada/Israel Trade Mission delegates on the topics “Doing Business in the United States and Nevada” and “Doing Business in Israel.” The trade mission, was held Wednesday, Oct. 16 to Tuesday, Oct.22, 2013, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Greenberg Traurig also co-hosted the Trade Mission’s closing reception, which was attended by more than 100 guests, including Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, United States Ambassador to Israel Daniel B. Shapiro, and the Trade Mission delegates. The reception was held Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at the Dan Tel Aviv Hotel and was co-hosted by Monarch Casino & Resorts Inc..

Corporate and Securities shareholder and Las Vegas managing shareholder, Michael J. Bonner, presented, “Doing Business in the United States and Nevada,” to delegates on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. His presentation provided an overview of the major considerations for conducting business in the U.S. and Nevada, including the U.S. legal system, the economic climate, foreign investment opportunities and incentives, business vehicle options, specialized licensing and key business industries in Nevada. Also on Sunday, Tel Aviv Litigation shareholder Scott E. Mortman, Intellectual Property shareholder Adam Snukal, Corporate and Securities shareholder Joey T. Shabot, and Corporate and Securities associate Daniel Sirkis, presented, “Doing Business in Israel,” which provided an overview of legal issues for foreign companies to consider when doing business in Israel.

“Greenberg Traurig is proud to have been part of the official trade delegation,” said Bonner and Gary M. Epstein, Tel-Aviv managing shareholder and Chair of the Global Corporate & Securities Practice, in a joint statement.“We commend Governor Brian Sandoval and his Office of Economic Development, led by Steve Hill, on strengthening the commercial and social ties between the State of Nevada and the country of Israel through this very successful Trade Mission."

Based on information from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), the seven-day Trade Mission was designed to promote and develop mutually beneficial relationships to help foster and create business opportunities between Nevada-based business and those in Israel. The delegation included companies and individuals from a variety of industries, including education, government, energy, food, manufacturing, research, technology, transportation and tourism.

Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv
The firm’s Israel Practice provides a range of non-Israeli legal services to Israeli clients in their global activity, as well as to companies seeking opportunities within Israel. The team has wide-ranging experience advising public and private companies in Israel on U.S. corporate issues, securities laws and corporate governance. The firm advises on in-bound U.S. public offerings by Israeli companies, and counsels all sides of cross-border merger and acquisition transactions involving Israeli companies. Greenberg Traurig attorneys also assist companies with venture capital and private equity transactions, executive compensation matters, intellectual property, tax, dispute resolution, regulatory and compliance issues.

Greenberg Traurig Las Vegas
Attorneys in our Las Vegas office handle corporate and securities, intellectual property, entertainment and media, Internet law, gaming, litigation and appellate, white collar defense, real estate and construction matters. We represent companies from a variety of industries, including entertainment, gaming, hotels and casinos, media, technology and communications among others.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal's 2012 NLJ 250. For additional information, please visit

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