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29 In a prolific banking practice, the team advises on multiple firstrate matters and acted for Israel Discount Bank on an ongoing basis regarding data privacy compliance in the US and other jurisdictions and its readiness for cybersecurity breaches. Freshfields flies in high in M&A, acting for Access Global Ltd. in the sale of ExpressVPN to Israeli-British Kape Technologies PLC (where Teddy Sagi is the principal shareholder) for USD 936 million, while the Israel Group also helped to provide Israeli law and global M&A advice to Swedish telecommunications company Ericssonon its bid for Vonage,anAmerican telecommunications company which employs more than 100 Israelis in its Tel Aviv development. The Israel Group also performs extremely well in the Litigation and Arbitration table, with a successful track record in some of the highestcaliber dispute resolution matters in the Israeli market. Among a raft of matters, the team is advising Sunflower and Israel’s Shikun & Binui Energy (“S&B”) following a successful claim, brought under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), against the Kingdom of Spain arising out of unilateral changes to its renewable energy regime. This high-profile matter is equally matched by the representation of TASE and NYSE- listed Kenon Holdings, and its subsidiary IC Power, in an ICSID arbitration with the Republic of Peru under the Singapore-Peru Free Trade Agreement. The dispute relates to Peru's unfair treatment of Kenon/IC Power’s investments in the power generation and transmission sectors in Peru. Attorneys in Goodwin’s Israel Practice have significant experience working with Israeli businesses as well as internationally-based investors in Israeli companies. In the past year, the firm’s Israel Group, led by the prominent Bill Schnoor, former co-chair of the firm’s Technology and Life Sciences groups, has advised five Israel-based or Israeli-founded technology and life sciences companies in raising over USD 400 million in funding. The team also represented the lead investors in the financing of two Israeli-founded technology companies in an aggregate amount of USD 90 million, and counseled the financial advisors on a de-SPAC transaction with an Israel-based target. Withasuccessful track record inrelationtoemergingcompanies,Goodwin advised target companies, Jomu Mist Incorporated and CreativeLIVE as they were respectively acquired by property management platform, Guesty and freelancer platform, Fiverr. Goodwin also advised on a string of investment. Partner in the Private Equity Group, San Franciscobased Brian McPeake starred as Counsel to GS Capital Partners in its investment in the USD 543 million funding of Transmit Security and USD 230 million investment in 4G Clinical. Goodwin