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33 Backed by the multidisciplinary resources of the firm’s 20 offices, McDermott Will & Emery (“McDermott”) is known for extensive transactional advice, particularly capital markets transactions, where it takes top spot in the volume table. In this category, the firm emerged at the head of the pack for regular day-to-day work involving Israeli clients across many cutting-edge sectors, especially technology, bio-tech and life science. McDermott also enjoyed a strong presence in high-tech, as well as M&A and litigation. The Israel Desk is co-led by partner Gary Emmanuel, who brings clients more than 20 years’ experience, especially in relation to capital raisings and IPOs.He recentlyadvisedblank-check companies,CactusAcquisition 1 as it filed for a USD 100 million IPO, targeting tech-based healthcare, as well as Finnovate Acquisition Corp. on its USD 150 million IPO. New York partner Mark Selinger co-heads the Israel Desk and is another key figure in the team having represented Israeli companies doing business internationally since 1994 and represented Israel-headquartered INX as it closed its ethereum-based IPO, with USD 85 million in proceeds. The crypto exchange completed the first security token offering registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Delaware partner, Ben Strauss is another instrumental player and has advised as Delaware counsel on financing transactions. Founded over 40 years ago, London-based Memery Crystal is recognized as one of the UK’s leading law firms in its specialist areas. Memery Crystal’s Israel Desk helps Israeli businesses and entrepreneurs to the London markets, to raise capital and supports Israeli investors, especially in relation to real estate. Daniel Tunkel leads the team, with the coming-together of the former Memery Crystal and Rosenblatt practices increasing the spread of the firm’s offering, with the combined firm now offering support in relation to competition law and fraud/ financial crime to complement the existing practice areas, such as real estate and private wealth. Visit: IsraelDesks page Pearl Cohen’s teams in New York, Boston, Los Angeles and London comprise experienced lawyers who have enjoyed a strong year in M&A and tax related work. New York based Oz Halabi, Senior Partner & Chair of the U.S. Tax Group, engages mainly in US domestic and international tax matters arising in mergers and acquisitions, investment funds, securities offerings, financial products and bankruptcy. He works alongside Moshe Sister, who specializes in U.S. and Israeli taxation law, including taxation Pearl Cohen Memery Crystal McDermott Will & Emery