East Asia Desk

FBC's East Asia Desk offers professional and customized legal services to businesses operating in East Asian markets, as well as to East Asian entities and individuals operating in Israel or that seek strategic partnerships and investment opportunities in the Israeli market.


The multidisciplinary team is experienced in advising on matters and transactions with parties located in a broad range of East Asian markets, including China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Korea and Vietnam.


FBC has exceptional ability in combining its significant expertise and strength in areas of practice which are directly impacted by cross-border transactions, such as M&A, banking & finance, capital markets, competition & antitrust, cyber & IT, hi-tech, tax, immigration, labor & employment, IP, energy & infrastructure, investment funds, regulatory, and other specialty areas.


FBC has considerable experience in commercial transactions involving leading East Asian and Israeli players, and offers its clients a team of highly professional attorneys, who have familiarity with both the East Asian and Israeli markets, and are positioned to identify and create business opportunities, assist in bridging the cultural differences, and close deals successfully.


The Firm’s dispute resolution team has vast experience advising multinational corporations from East Asia in defending class action claims and in commercial disputes.


We are pleased to be among the recommended local law firms of the Chinese commercial attaché in Israel - see here.


The Firm maintains close relationships with leading local law firms, for the benefit of our clients.  In addition, Adv. Tali Michlin Twake, an FBC attorney, is resident in Singapore.

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Bright Food Group (PRC), in its acquisition of the controlling interest in Tnuva at a company value of NIS 8.6B, and related refinance transactions

The PRC Embassy in Israel, in a variety of matters

Temasek International (Singapore), in its bid for the acquisition of the controlling interest in Netafim

Huawei Tech. Investments (Hong Kong), a member of the Huawei Group

Sumitomo Corporation (Japan), in various commercial transactions

Takata Corporation (Japan), in a consumer product class action claim and bankruptcy-related matters

Hyundai Motor Company (Korea), in a series of class action claims

Hyundai Heavy Industries (Korea), in a commercial dispute

China Railway Construction Corporation (International) (PRC) and CRRC International (PRC), as members of a consortium for a tender of the Tel Aviv Metropolitan LRT Rail

Servotronix Motion Control, in an M&A transaction and creation of a strategic alliance with Midea Group (PRC)

The Clermont Group (Singapore), in its investment in Eviation

Fosun (PRC) and Yango (PRC), in their NIS 1.8B attempted acquisitions of the controlling stake in the Phoenix

Sembcorp Marine Group (Singapore)

Kaisha, Mitsui O.S.K Lines (Japan) and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (Japan)

Silk Way Airlines (Azerbaijan)

Kia Motors (Korea), in a class action claim

Samsung (Korea), in a series of consumer product class action claims

LG (Korea), in a class action claim

China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (PRC)

Jebsen Capital Limited (PRC), a member of the Jebsen Group

Real Imaging, in transactions with China Everbright (PRC) and Bitexco Group (Vietnam)