International Wealth Planning for Private Clients
Estate Planning and Administration
Immigration and Naturalization
Corporate Succession Planning
Probate and Administration
Rosenberg Abramovich Schneller, Advocates’ (ROSAK) International Private Client Group is highly specialized, offering you the hands-on expertise of George Rosenberg and Avi Abramovich, partners with over twenty (20) years of experience in this highly sensitive and complex area. In Zurich, this area of expertise is handled by Inbal Faibish Wassmer. Whether your assets are in Israel or invested internationally, ROSAK can provide you, your family, and your business with counsel in: the formation of trusts in various jurisdictions, transferring your assets to the next generation, international taxation, and probate administration in Israel where the beneficiaries of the estate reside internationally.
In 2016, we were ranked by BDICode and Dun & Bradstreet’s Globes DUN’s 100 as a Prominent Firm in the area of Private Clients, Trusts and Family Wealth Management, and by Legal500 as a Leading Firm in Taxation. ROSAK’s affiliated trust companies, ROSAK Trust Company (Israel), Ltd. and Occidental Trust Corporation (Nevis) are here to aid you, your family and your business in the proper planning and administration of your international assets. The International Private Client Group is supported by a palette of legal services for the international client in all related areas of business and private life, and ROSAK’s attorneys speak Hebrew, English, French, German, Arabic and Spanish.
International Taxation for Private Clients
Application of Tax Treaties
Taxation of Trusts
Tax Planning for Inbound and Outbound Investments
Rosenberg Abramovich Schneller, Advocates (ROSAK) is a highly specialized yet multidisciplinary international law firm that offers you the hands-on expertise of partners with between ten (10) and forty (40) years of experience in this complex area. Led by partners George Rosenberg, Ari Rosenberg and Inbal Faibish Wassmer, the firm regularly advises High Net Worth Individuals, their businesses, and various enterprises on a broad range of tax issues that span a variety of jurisdictions. In 2015 and in 2016, international law guide Legal500 ranked ROSAK as a Leading Firm in the area of Taxation and individually named Ari and George as Recommended Lawyers in 2015 and 2016, respectively.
In 2016, highly regarded domestic legal guide BDICode ranked ROSAK as a leader in the areas of Taxation and Real Estate Taxation. ROSAK’s attorneys speak Hebrew, English, French, German, Arabic and Spanish. ROSAK can guide you, your family, and your business through the complex areas of international tax planning including in the application of double tax treaties, both in the private client field and the corporate field. All tax matters are handled with the highest level of professionalism, and supported by a palette of legal services, including private client services for the international client who seeks legal counsel in all related areas of business and private life.
Corporate Trust Services
The benefits of creating a trust include:
Asset protection, preservation and accumulation
Eliminating probate proceedings as an alternative to wills
Estate planning and intergenerational transfers International tax planning
Planning for incapacity
Professional management of assets
Types of trusts include:
Business Succession Planning (STAR, VISTA) Trusts
Family Trusts (various jurisdictions)
Foundations (various jurisdictions)
Trustee services include:
Maintaining relationships with financial institutions
Protector services include:
Supervision of trustees
Advice and counseling for trustees
Caring for bene ciaries’ interests
When you or your clients decide to transfer valuable assets into trust, we understand that those assets must be handled with the highest level of oversight and professional care. That’s why we, Rosenberg Abramovich Schneller, Advocates as leaders in the field of private clients, trusts and family wealth management created two separate trust companies to serve as trustees with the highest level of expertise and professionalism.
As attorneys and financial professionals with over twenty (20) years of international legal experience in this complex area, we understand the intricacies of trust formation, protection, oversight, reporting,
compliance and law, so that we can service you and your clients at the highest possible levels. With a team of seasoned professionals, both from within our firm and without, we are best equipped to act as trustees or protectors of your assets, so that your bene ciaries can reap the rewards of your careful planning.
In 2016, our accompanying law firm, Rosenberg Abramovich Schneller was ranked by Dun & Bradstreet’s Globes DUN’s100 as a prominent firm in the area of Private Clients, Trusts and Family Wealth Management, and by Legal500 and BDICode as a leading firm in the area of Taxation.
Private Banking & Securities
Rosenberg Abramovich Schneller, Advocates’ (ROSAK) international banking and securities practice is highly experienced and has strong relationships with leading financial institutions worldwide. The Firm’s branch in Zurich, operating since 1998 and led by Inbal Faibish Wassmer, heads the banking practice of the firm and represents Israeli and foreign clients on a wide range of private banking and securities matters. In addition to our specialized experience in this complex area, we represent one of Israel’s premier banks, and many leading banks internationally in their relationships with Israel. In this arena, ROSAK can advise you on high level regulation or day-to-day corporate matters, from the legal formation of foreign bank branches in Israel, to the formation of corporate and trust accounts for your family or business.
Corporate and Commercial Law
Contracts and Agreements
Corporate Trust Services
Corporate Succession Planning
International Trade and Services
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
Technology and Research
Led by partners Avi Abramovich (who is also a certified notary) and Ari Rosenberg, Rosenberg Abramovich Schneller, Advocates (ROSAK) is a highly specialized yet multidisciplinary international law firm that offers you the hands-on expertise of partners with over twenty (20) years of experience in this exciting area. In 2015, highly regarded law guide Legal500 ranked ROSAK as a Leading Firm in the areas of Commercial, corporate and M&A, and Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital. In addition to company formation and operational advise, and the negotiation and drafting of corporate agreements,
ROSAK handles complex international corporate work, which is necessary in today’s global economy. From cross-border trade negotiations and the tax aspects of licensing technology internationally, to the representation of foreign business enterprises, we have extensive experience in complex international commercial work. All commercial matters are approached with the highest level of professionalism, and supported by a palette of legal services and languages for the commercial client who seeks international legal counsel in all related areas of business and private life.
Purchase & Sale
General Transactions - Purchase | Sale Taxation
National Outline Plan Transactions No. 38 (TAMA)
Representation of Entrepreneurs, Contractors and Developers
Rosenberg Abramovich Schneller, Advocates (ROSAK)’s real estate practice has broad capabilities. Headed and personally overseen by partner Netanel Schneller, ROSAK’s Real Estate Group handles simple and complex real estate transactions for every type of client- buyers and sellers, entrepreneurs and companies, and contractors and developers. Netanel and his team have experience in offering creative solutions to complex projects, including purchases from buying groups and luxury building projects, structuring real estate investments in Israel, Switzerland, North America and other locations worldwide, residential and commercial projects, inheritance and intergenerational real estate transfers, and a diverse
range of other projects. In addition, ROSAK’s attorneys speak Hebrew, English, French, German, Arabic and Spanish. In 2016, highly regarded domestic legal guide BDICode ranked ROSAK as a leader in the area of Real Estate and Real Estate Taxation. ROSAK’s real estate practice operates at the highest level of professionalism, and is supported by a palette of legal services, including from our taxation and corporate departments. ROSAK’s counsel is ideal for the commercial client who seeks international legal services in all related areas of business and private life. Ranked in 2015 as the 99th best firm in Israel by BDICode, ROSAK’s attorneys will help you smoothly navigate your personal and business transactions.
Corporate & Commercial
Contracts and Agreements
Liquidation of Companies
Dissolution of Partnerships
Shareholder / Partner Disputes
Property Damage Subrogation
Representing Contractors, Developers and Tenants Torts
Banking & Securities
Wealth Planning & Inheritance
Inheritance and Will Disputes
Locally situated and serving international clients, Rosenberg Abramovich Schneller, Advocates (ROSAK)’s litigation practice deals with complex matters. Partner Avi Abramovich leads this group with over twenty (20) years of experience in complex litigation and with excellent mediation skills. Adv. Abramovich personally handles each matter, and in collaboration with the other practice areas of the firm provides comprehensive advice regarding litigation in the practiced areas.
Adv. Abramovich speaks three (3) languages (English, Hebrew and Arabic) and he and his team have experience in various courts. His litigation practice operates at the highest level of professionalism, and is supported by the palette of legal services and languages the firm provides. Ranked in 2015 as the 99th best firm in Israel and in 2016 as a Known Firm in Litigation, by highly regarded domestic legal guide BDICode, ROSAK’s attorneys will help you smoothly navigate your personal and business transactions.