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Goldfarb Seligman & Co., Adv Tal Atsmon, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

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Adv Tal Atsmon

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Goldfarb Seligman & Co.

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Tax and Executive Compensation Department


Adv. Atsmon is the Head of the Tax and Executive Compensation Department and is a member of the firm's executive committee. Adv. Atsmon advises clients on complex Israeli and international tax matters relating to a wide range of domestic and foreign transactions, among which are mergers and acquisitions in Israel and abroad, corporate investments, corporate reorganizations and joint ventures, public offerings and private placements of equity, debentures and other financial products. Adv. Atsmon also handles domestic and international tax planning for Israeli and foreign corporations, and individual tax planning for high net worth individuals. Adv. Atsmon possesses significant reputation in the field of trusts for the purpose of tax planning and the planning of family wealth, and advises on matters relating to employee compensation, including advising directors on option plans and other incentive plans, relating to taxation and securities. Adv. Atsmon has accumulated unique expertise relating to the executive compensation field, and possesses extensive knowledge regarding the regulatory changes in this field. Adv. Atsmon represents some of Israel's most prominent public and private companies, Israeli banks, and hi-tech companies - beginning from the stages of their establishment, and through the stages of public offerings. Adv. Atsmon represents international companies, among them are some of the largest American and European public companies which invest in Israel, as well as international banks which are active in Israel and foreign trusts which relate to Israel. Adv. Atsmon was ranked as one of Israel's recommended tax attorneys by several international guides, including Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers and PLC Which Lawyers.


As of 2007, Adv. Atsmon is a director on the board of Shikun & Binui Ltd. (part of the Arison Group), Israel's largest real estate company, and is a member of the Taxation and Legislation Committee of the Israeli Bar Association.


English and Hebrew.


Israel Bar Association, 1995.


LL.B., Bar Ilan University, 1994. Israeli Air Force Academy, 1985.



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Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s 'knowledge of Israeli and US tax laws is invaluable' for the department's corporate and high-net-worth client base and its 'most familiar relationships with the tax authorities' allow for 'a level of transparency in an otherwise overwhelming regulatory regime'. Given the firm's profile in Israel's M&A market - particularly the tech sector - the tax team has considerable experience handling the cross-border aspects of global multibillion-dollar corporate transactions, but also provides ongoing advice on disclosure, VAT issues, tax assessments, corporate structuring and tax disputes to many of the largest global technology companies operating in Israel. In the contentious space, Tal Atsmon is representing one of the world's largest beverage manufacturers in a tax dispute concerning certain payments with its domestic distributors; this case raises potentially systemic problems involving the taxation of the client's products across the globe. Also recommended is Yaron Sever, who, alongside Atsmon, handles remuneration matters for prominent Israeli corporates and advises individuals with a multi-jurisdictional financial presence on disclosure procedures in Israel.

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