Herzog Fox & Neeman is Israel's premier law firm and has earned the reputation of market leader - recognized year after year as "Israel Law Firm of the Year" by the Financial Times, Mergermarket, IFLR and others. As Israel's most innovative firm, HFN is called upon to lead prominent and influential transactions in every industry, resulting in unrivalled experience in cross-border and domestic transactions.
HFN was founded over 40 years ago as a boutique law firm aiming to provide high-quality legal service for international clients conducting business in Israel. In the years since, the Israeli market has seen an increasing client demand for complex legal services performed to international standards and, as such, HFN has evolved into a full commercial solution for international clients. In light of its size, structure and acknowledged expertise, HFN is the Israeli firm best positioned to accommodate these ever-growing needs.
The passion and intensity with which HFN addresses each matter is unparalleled in the Israeli marketplace. The firm's forward-thinking, global perspective and commitment to excellence makes HFN the law firm of choice for international and domestic clients conducting business in Israel.
HFN has led the way on groundbreaking transactions including the largest private IPO in Israel's history, the largest private equity deal in recent years, two of the largest telecommunications deals in Israel's history, the financing of Israel's largest private power plant and a major share of cross border M&A transactions, both on the "buy" side and the "sell" side.
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
On March 28, 2019, Israel and Australia signed their first ever tax treaty. The purpose of the Treaty is to eliminate double taxation with respect to taxes on income, without creating opportunities for non-taxation or reduced taxation through tax evasion or avoidance.
The Managing IP Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Awards 2019 were held on March 7th at the Royal Lancaster in London. Several World Law Group member firms were honored at the awards.
New Israeli Income Tax Regulations, which were officially published on 6 February 2019, implement the Common Standard on Reporting and Due Diligence for Financial Account Information, which was developed by the OECD.