Fox Rothschild To Present Conference in Israel on the Global Entertainment Market

May 5, 2015 – Press Releases

Fox Rothschild LLP in cooperation with Herzog Fox & Neeman is pleased to present its second conference in Israel, titled “Content for Export: Issues and Opportunities in Israel’s Global Entertainment Market,” in Tel Aviv on May 12 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Darrell D. Miller, chair of the Entertainment Law Department and managing partner of the firm’s Los Angeles offices, will deliver the keynote speech at the program.

This thought-provoking conference will explore the opportunities and challenges faced by Israel’s entertainment industry.

“We are thrilled to be bringing such an exciting group together for this year's event, further solidifying the firm’s connections to clients in the region,” said Michael Sweet, co-chair of Fox’s Israel Practice Group. “We hope this event will be insightful for businesses and individuals in Israel's bourgeoning entertainment industry. It is certainly topical as Israeli artists and production companies have taken enormous strides in recent years, making huge inroads both in the U.S. and internationally.”

The event will feature diverse speakers who will provide perspectives on the success of the 10-year-old Israeli entertainment industry and how the global demand for more shows, music and talent has created a cottage industry in Israel dedicated to creating entertainment for export.

Speakers at this year’s program are:

  • Revital Basel, Vice President of Sales, Dori Media Group
  • Dana Gal Altbauer, Herzog Fox & Neeman
  • Ami Glam, Founder and CEO, Studio Glam
  • Coz Jackson, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
  • Arik Kneller, The Kneller Artists Agency
  • Yoram Mokady, Vice President, Content, Hot Israel
  • Amir Shahkhalili, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
  • Esther Sternback, Herzog Fox & Neeman

Drawing upon its deep reservoir of Israeli relationships, clients and legal/business interests, Fox has developed a growing presence in Israel. The firm’s Israel Practice Group, led by Sweet and Mark H. Hess, N. Ari Weisbrot and Mark Levinson, is a team of attorneys with strong connections to U.S./Israeli initiatives and extensive backgrounds and proficiencies in U.S./Israeli cross-border transactions. Hess and Audrey Noll spend part of their time living and working in Israel, and are well-positioned to assist clients in a range of issues that affect their businesses.

The practice offers innovation, experience and vast resources to its Israeli clients, ranging from start-up ventures to market-leading public companies, and provides comprehensive representation for Israeli-related business transactions, including corporate finance, real estate, banking, litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy/insolvency and inbound or outbound fund-raising activities and other investment opportunities.

The conference will be held at the Herzog Fox & Neeman Conference Center.

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