Mr. Lehmann is a partner in FBC's Corporate Department. His practice encompasses a broad range of corporate matters, including private equity and venture capital transactions, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as cross-border litigations and arbitrations. His practice has a strong international focus, which regularly sees him involved in a range of public and private transactions with a cross-border element.
Mr. Lehmann also works closely with FBC's litigation practice in commercial disputes, arbitrations and settlement negotiations, involving Israeli and non-Israeli parties.
Prior to joining FBC in 1999, Mr. Lehmann served as Special Counsel in the Tax Department of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson in New York City.
Mr. Lehmann served as a law clerk to the Honorable Patricia M. Wald, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1989 until 1990.
District of Columbia, 1991
New York, 1989
Yale University, Connecticut, J.D., 1989
Oxford University, United Kingdom, M. Litt., 1986
Yale University, Connecticut, B.A. (Summa Cum Laude), 1984
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Among the primary tools for encouraging inbound investments in Israel is the special tax regime for private investment funds. Over the years, the Tax Authority has issued substantial guidance and numerous private rulings under the Income Tax Ordinance, providing significant tax benefits to foreign investors and private investment funds operating in Israel. This article outlines the income tax arrangements applicable to private investment funds operating in Israel.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) set a goal to deliver by 2020 a final report that includes a consensus approach with respect to the challenges of the digital economy, both the allocation of taxation rights (pillar one) and Base Erosion and Profit Shifting issues (pillar two). What are the latest proposals of the OECD and where does Israel stand?