Mr. Sitton is a partner in FBC's Corporate Department. Prior to joining FBC, he was a partner in the corporate practice group of the international firm Dentons in New York, where he led the firm's Israel practice.
Mr. Sitton utilizes his fluency in Hebrew and English, his familiarity with both American and Israeli business cultures and legal systems, and his broad network of global contacts to better advise Israelis doing business abroad and international clients doing business in Israel. He is experienced in structuring, negotiating and driving multiparty/multidisciplinary domestic and cross-border transactions.
While practicing in New York, Mr. Sitton’s practice focused on representation of investment funds and their portfolio companies in all aspects of business, including M&A, financing and investment, and equity holders' arrangements, as well as general corporate matters. He also represented sole proprietorships, corporations, partnerships, and LLCs in all phases of business organization, corporate and financial transactions, joint ventures, and day-to-day operations.
Mr. Sitton is active in several organizations promoting trade and cooperation between Israel and the United States.
Investment and venture capital funds
Supreme Court of the United States, 2000
New York, 1999
Fordham University School of Law, New York, LL.M., (International Business and Trade), 1998
College of Management (COMAS) School of Law, Israel, LL.B., 1996
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 signifi...Anat Shavit & Yuval Peled & Ron Sitton & Ronald Lehmann | Jan 2021
The Corporate Finance Department at the Israel Securities Authority issued a Staff Legal Bulletin – Dual-listed companies: issuance, reporting, listing and delisting. It is a summary of the most up-to-date information on the issuance, reporting, listing and delisting of...Nitzan Sandor & Sharon Rosen & Ron Sitton | Jan 2019
Law for the Reduction of Cash Use introduced Introduction On 18 March 2018 Parliament enacted the Law for the Reduction of Cash Use (5778/2018), which came into force on 1 January 2019. The law imposes certain restrictions on the use of cash and cheques that do...Ron Sitton | Jan 2019
Representation of DSM Venturing and its co-investors in a Series B round investment in Israeli startup company - Raycatch - AI Diagnostics for Solar Energy. DSM (see: (see here) is a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living...Ron Sitton & Ute Klose-Goldstein | Oct 2018
FBC’s Ron Lehmann, Ron Sitton, Carolyn Zeimer Vigodny and Audrey Abensur authored the ‘Establishing a Business in Israel’ guide for the Thomson Reuters Establishing a Business in ... Global Guide 2018. See here.Ronald Lehmann & Ron Sitton & Audrey Abensur | Aug 2018
FBC co-authored the Israel chapter of the Legal Environment Report of the "Belt and Road" Countries, published by the All China Lawyers Association. Please click here to read the full report (Chinese translation follows the English).Ron Sitton | Jan 2018
Advised Hendry Marine Industries of Tampa, Florida, in its purchase of a floating drydock vessel from Israel Shipyards. Hendry Marine consists of a diverse range of maritime businesses including commercial and government ship repair, stevedoring and marine terminal o...Ron Sitton | Nov 2017
FBC represented WCG Properties Ltd, a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, which owns 10 hotels in the United States, in an initial public offering of debentures on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. The total amount raised by the Company in the issuance, which...Boaz Noiman & Ron Sitton | Jul 2017
FBC represented Applied Immune Technologies Ltd. ("AIT"), a drug development company specializing in therapeutic applications for cancer and other autoimmune diseases, owned by Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd., Technion Investment Opportunities Fund, Or...Raz Tepper & Ron Sitton | Jan 2016