Ms. Shavit is the head of FBC's Tax Department and is recognized by international and domestic indices as one of Israel's leading tax practitioners.
Her diverse practice encompasses income tax, VAT, real estate tax, international tax matters, taxation of provident funds, tax implications of employee benefit plans, and compensation packages. Ms. Shavit also has considerable experience working with governmental and regulatory agencies involved in privatizations and restructurings.
Ms. Shavit has broad experience in handling complex M&A, financing, and capital markets transactions, and in the representation of venture capital and private equity funds in fund formation matters, as well as regarding investments in portfolio companies.
Ms. Shavit’s on-going work for Israeli and multinational clients includes advising on cross-border tax structuring, representation before the Israeli tax authorities in ruling requests and settlement agreements, and providing opinions on tax-related issues.
Ms. Shavit is Co-Chair of the Tax Committee of the Central District of the Israel Bar Association.
Tel Aviv University (LL.B.), 1994
Tel Aviv University (B.A., Economics), 1994
Our firm represented an international investment manager 3i in its first direct investment in Israel - the acquisition of the entire share capital of DSL. DSL, a former centerpiece of the Kibbutz Degania Bet industry, is a leading manufacturer of medical catheters se...Avraham Well & Nitzan Sandor & Nadav Oberman & Ariel Mazer & Michal Faktor & Elad Shulman & Ortal Nener & Ortal Rath & Anat Shavit & Keren Alon & Idan Lange & Naama Moshe & Amit Dat & Kobi Barkan & Eldad Meller & Sharon Rosen | Mar 2017
The government approved the proposed law to amend the Income Tax Ordinance, submitted by the Ministry of Finance and the Director of the Tax Authority, that is meant to promote relief for mergers and split-ups with an emphasis on hi-tech companies. Click here to read...Anat Shavit & Keren Alon | Feb 2017
We wish to update you that on December 21, 2016, the Knesset passed the Economic Efficiency Bill (legislative amendments to achieve budget targets for years 2017 and 2018), 5777-2016 (hereinafter: the "Arrangements Law"). The Arrangements Law included a series of taxati...Anat Shavit & Idan Lange | Jan 2017
As part of its continuing efforts to develop legislation regarding the taxation of non-Israeli persons providing digital services in Israel, the Israel Tax Authority recently published a proposed amendment to the Value Added Tax Law (the “Proposed Amendment”). The Propo...Anat Shavit | Dec 2016
We write to inform you that the Israeli Tax Authority (the "ITA") has recently published a draft circular ("Draft Circular") on the tax treatment of holdback payments and reverse vesting mechanism in the context of merger and acquisition transactions. According to th...Anat Shavit & Keren Alon | Aug 2016
This legal update discusses the Tax Authority's professional department's employee options division recently published two important decisions. New Tax Ruling Decisions Regarding Options to Employees (Hebrew)Anat Shavit & Keren Alon | Jun 2016
We write to inform you about Circular 4/2016 (the "Circular") which was published by the Israeli Tax Authority (the "ITA") with regard to non-resident company activity in Israel through the internet. This newsletter summarizes the key provisions of the Circular. ...Anat Shavit & Keren Alon | Jun 2016
We write to inform you about Circular 4/2016 (the "Circular") which was published by the Israeli Tax Authority (the "ITA") with regard to non-resident company activity in Israel through the internet. This newsletter summarizes the key provisions of the Circular. Plea...Anat Shavit & Keren Alon | Jun 2016
FBC represented a JPMorgan Chase Bank led syndicate, which included Bank Hapoalim and Bank Leumi, as joint organizers, in a $280M financing transaction with respect to Mellanox Technologies Ltd. The proceeds of the loan were used mainly as part of Mellanox's co...Miri Kimhi & Anat Shavit & Amit Dat & Tal Eyal-Boger & Ziv Schwartz & Omri Y. Flicker & Rona Carp & Keren Alon & Merav Grinspan | Feb 2016
We write to inform you about amendments to the "Angels Law" that were recently enacted with the aim of encouraging private investment in new start-ups in the seed stage (the "Amendment"). The "Angels Law" refers to the provisions of section 20 of the 2011-2012 Econom...Anat Shavit & Keren Alon | Feb 2016