Shibolet & Co. China practice hosted Mr. Hovav Ref, Counselor for Economic & Commercial affairs of the Embassy of Israel in Beijing
Counselor Ref who arrived in Israel for a short visit, held today a meeting with Shibolet's practice team headed by Senior Partner Yaacov Yisraeli. Shibolet's Chinese desk partner Omri Hephner, currently in Israel on holiday, attended the meeting as well as partner Ran Barak and associate Oren Cohen.
Counselor Ref updated the participants about the latest business developments in China and reviewed economic trends and plans for the near future. Shibolet's lawyers shared with the Counselor their clients' concerns and dilemmas regarding doing business in China. The Counselor and the lawyers started formulating recommendations to facilitate business involvement of Israeli businessmen operating or intending to operate in China.
During the meeting the parties raised questions regarding the interest of Chinese entrepreneurs investing and operating in Israel. Shibolet's China practice team was happy to learn that the already existing interest is constantly increasing.
Senior partner Yisraeli offered the Counselor Shibolet's pro bono help in any legal question in the scope of Shibolet's lawyers' expertise. The Counselor and Shibolet's China practice team undertook that they will maintain a close professional relationship and continue to cooperate in the future.
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