June Edition 2023

32 the firm’s Israel Group advised Israeli private company The Tomorrow Companies Inc., the developer of the leading platform for global weather and climate security, on the purchase of Remote Sensing Solutions, developers of radar technology, with Technology partner Bill Schnoor (Boston and London) advising. Life Sciences partner Mayan Katz (New York) led on the Series B investment by BASF Venture Capital and Orbia Ventures in Israeli biotech company, FortePhest, which is developing a technology to combat herbicide-resistant weeds. Boston partner, Thomas Beaudoin is also noted for his VC and private equity experience, with VC clients in Israel. Multinational law firm Gowling WLG’s Israel desk is co-led by Londonbased Susannah Fink and Toronto-based Jason Saltzman, who enjoys a diverse M&A and capital markets practice. Gowlings was formed from the merger of Canada-based Gowlings and UK-based Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co in February 2016, in the first multinational law firm merger co-led by a Canadian firm. Saltzman recently advised Israel’s Real Brokerage Inc., an international, technology-powered real estate brokerage, on the acquisitions of LemonBrew Lending Corp and Redline Real Estate Group (BC) Inc. The team also represented Canada-based IM Cannabis Corp., a leading medical and adult-use recreational cannabis company founded in Tel Aviv in 2010, in three strategic acquisitions in Israel: 51% of the outstanding ordinary shares of Revoly Trading and Marketing Ltd., formerly Vironna, all the outstanding ordinary shares of R.A. Yarok Pharm Ltd., and Rosen High Way. With a multidisciplinary office in Tel Aviv, Greenberg Traurig’s 100-plus Israel Practice is one of the larger hubs for Israel-related work. With first place in Real Estate and Employment, the group also earns lofty rankings in M&A, Capital Markets, and patent filing for Israeli companies, as well as in the high-tech and real estate sectors. The Israel Practice thrives under the leadership of Managing Shareholder, Joey Shabot, who is frequently involved in a raft of M&A transactions involving Israeli parties. In 2022, he advised New York based industrial Gowling WLG Greenberg Traurig