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Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co.

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co.  

Legal Services | Israel

tel: +972 3 694 4194 | fax:
3 Daniel Frisch St. | Tel Aviv | 6473104 | Israel

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Ron Sitton

Ron SittonPartner


Tel Aviv, Israel

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co.'s Overview

Founded in 1958, Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co. (FBC), is one of Israel’s premier full-service law firms and offers its clients professional excellence and personal attention across the spectrum of multidisciplinary business legal services.

Since 2000, FBC has been Israel’s fastest growing law firm. FBC is consistently ranked by domestic and international indices among the leading practitioners in virtually every area of its practice.

FBC acts for prominent multinational and Israeli clients in banking, investments, insurance, manufacturing, aviation, real estate, infrastructure, communications, high-tech, venture capital, and financial services. FBC is regularly involved in a wide range of representations at the forefront of Israel’s legal and economic agenda.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1958
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 165

Areas of Practice
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Aviation, Maritime & Tourism
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • China Desk
  • Class Actions & Derivative Suits
  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Environmental
  • Hi-Tech, Technology & Venture Capital
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor Relations
  • Life Sciences & Health Care
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Asset Management
  • Private Equity
  • Project Finance & Energy
  • Real Estate, Planning & Zoning
  • Regulatory
  • Sports Law
  • Tax
  • Telecom & Media
  • White Collar



Ofira Alon

Ofira AlonAssociate

Keren Alon

Keren AlonAssociate

Reut Arviv

Reut ArvivAssociate

Natali Askira

Natali AskiraAssociate

Gal Aviram

Gal AviramAssociate

Ori Avni

Ori AvniAssociate

Karin Ayalon

Karin AyalonAssociate

Noa Barhum

Noa BarhumAssociate

Amit Bechler

Amit BechlerAssociate

Inbal Borosh

Inbal BoroshAssociate

Nohar Bresler

Nohar BreslerAssociate

Shani Brown

Shani BrownAssociate

Rona Carp

Rona CarpAssociate

Oz Cohen

Oz CohenAssociate

Tania Cohen

Tania CohenAssociate

Liron Cohen

Liron CohenAssociate

Keren Cohen

Keren CohenAssociate

Shlomi Dahan

Shlomi DahanAssociate

Shir Dayan

Shir DayanAssociate

Tali Delouya

Tali DelouyaAssociate

Etti Dolev

Etti DolevAssociate

Adi Flanter

Adi FlanterAssociate

Omri Flicker

Omri FlickerAssociate

Nir Forer

Nir ForerAssociate

Gali Friedhof

Gali FriedhofAssociate

Hila Gabay

Hila GabayAssociate

Asaf Gabay

Asaf GabayAssociate

Naama Gil

Naama GilAssociate

Shira Gillat

Shira GillatAssociate

Adi Ginsburg

Adi GinsburgAssociate

Nirit Henig

Nirit HenigAssociate

Yoav Hovav

Yoav HovavAssociate

Ronna Ilan

Ronna IlanAssociate

Sagi Katz

Sagi KatzAssociate

Arik Kaufman

Arik KaufmanAssociate

Noya Kislev

Noya KislevAssociate

Doron Kol

Doron KolAssociate

Eyal Konyak

Eyal KonyakAssociate

Dar Lahav

Dar LahavAssociate

Michael Lahmy

Michael LahmyAssociate

Eldad Meller

Eldad MellerAssociate

Tali Michlin

Tali MichlinAssociate

Naama Moshe

Naama MosheAssociate

Moshe Moyal

Moshe MoyalAssociate

Rotem Mualem

Rotem MualemAssociate

Hagar Nagler

Hagar NaglerAssociate

Ayana Neumann

Ayana NeumannAssociate

Romy Nitzan

Romy NitzanAssociate

Nadav Oberman

Nadav ObermanAssociate

Sivan Omer

Sivan OmerAssociate

Shir Or

Shir OrAssociate

Vered Oren

Vered OrenAssociate

Amir Pintow

Amir PintowAssociate

Shiri Porat

Shiri PoratAssociate

Ortal Rath

Ortal RathAssociate

Yael Riemer

Yael RiemerAssociate

Moran Rom

Moran RomAssociate

Sharon Rosen

Sharon RosenAssociate

Yasmin Rubin

Yasmin RubinAssociate

Hilla Sachs

Hilla SachsAssociate

Ziv Schwartz

Ziv SchwartzAssociate

Oren Shalom

Oren ShalomAssociate

Omer Shani

Omer ShaniAssociate

Efrat Sharon

Efrat SharonAssociate

Merav Shivek

Merav ShivekAssociate

Keren Shmueli

Keren ShmueliAssociate

Michal Shnapp

Michal ShnappAssociate

Elad Shulman

Elad ShulmanAssociate

Benjamin Silverton

Benjamin SilvertonAssociate (Not admitted in Israel)

Hadar Sive

Hadar SiveAssociate

Michal Tamar

Michal TamarAssociate

Boaz Tavor

Boaz TavorAssociate

Amir Varon

Amir VaronAssociate

Ranit Waldman

Ranit WaldmanAssociate

Roi Warhaftig

Roi WarhaftigAssociate

Ori Yanco

Ori YancoAssociate

Hila Zonder

Hila ZonderAssociate



Israeli District Court Accepts the ITA Position and Sets New Acquisition Price for Tax Purposes Between Related Parties
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., July 2017

We write to inform you about a precedent-setting ruling by a District Court in Israel in a case between Gteko, a subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation, and the Israel Tax Authority ("ITA") regarding a transaction for the sale and purchase of intellectual property assets and its valuation.In 2006, Microsoft acquired the entire share capital of Gteko for $90 million (pursuant to a "Share Agreement"). At the time, Gteko was an upcoming Israeli start-up company specializing in networking and support software solutions. A short time after the acquisition, all of the employees of Gteko (then, a subsidiary of Microsoft) were hired by Microsoft Israel Ltd...

New Tax Circular Regarding Taxation of Holdback Payments and of the Reverse Vesting Mechanism in the Context of Mergers & Acquisitions
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., June 2017

The Israeli Tax Authority (the "ITA") has recently published a tax circular (the "Circular") on the tax treatment of holdback payments and of the reverse vesting mechanism in the context of merger and acquisition transactions. According to the Circular, subject to certain conditions, that will be detailed below, the sale of shares to which holdback payments and reverse vesting mechanisms apply would be subject to a capital gains tax rate of 25% (30% in case of controlling shareholders). This is in contrast to the ITA's previous position which attributed consideration for continued employment of founders and key employees as employment income taxable at a marginal rate (up to 50%)...

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FBC Hosts Harvard Law School Alumni Event in Tel-Aviv
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., April 2017

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co, with the Harvard Law School Association of New York City and the Harvard Law School Association of Europe, hosted the first ever HLSA event in Israel on April 20, 2017 in Tel-Aviv. According to the HLSA, there are approximately 160 Harvard Law School graduates in Israel, many in private practice, academia, the judiciary, and in business. Over 70 guests listened to fascinating discussions on law and politics, corporate law reforms, threats and opportunities in the Middle East, and the Israeli hi-tech arena, by Prof. Daniel Friedmann, former Israeli Minister of Justice, Prof...

Acquisition of the Entire Share Capital of Degania Silicone Ltd. (DSL)
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., March 2017

FBC&Co represented an international investment manager 3i in its first direct investment in Israel – the acquisition of the entire share capital of DSL. DSL, a former centerpiece of the Kibbutz Degania Bet industry, is a leading manufacturer of medical catheters serving a global base of medical device OEM customers. DSL specializes in a wide range of intravascular catheters and medical devices in the cardiovascular and vascular, thoracic and general surgery, urology, critical care and operating rooms and enteral feeding markets. Founded in 1984, DSL is headquartered in Israel and has approximately 1,700 employees worldwide...

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