E. SCHAFFER & Co.
Corporate | Banking | Finance
E. Schaffer & Co. is a Tel Aviv based commercial law firm advising international and domestic banks and financial institutions, prominent public and private corporations, start-ups, investors and entrepreneurs on transactional and regulatory affairs. In cooperation with B. Levinbook& Co., we draw on our extensive local and international network, wealth of transactional experience and a sound understanding of corporate law, banking and bankruptcy law and regulation, and international capital markets.
Our Israel and U.S. trained Banking and Finance team advises international and domestic clients on all aspects of bank financing, delivering a diligent, innovative, effective and all-inclusive portfolio of legal solutions under one roof. E. Schaffer & Co. is the only firm in Israel to join the Loan Syndications and Trading Association and serves as Israel Counsel for the LSTA since 2017. We have gained unparalleled expertise serving as lead counsel for the country's top banks, credit card companies and other financial institutions in connection with complex cross-border financing transactions, syndicated loans origination and trading, secured lending, infrastructure and real-estate financing, multi-jurisdiction debt and collateral assignments, inter-creditor agreements, refinancing transactions, and complex financial instruments.
Our Corporate and Commercial Law practice provides broad services across commercial law, corporate law and securities law to international and domestic clients in a range of industries, including banking and finance, hi-tech and venture capital, software and SaaS, media, electronics, retail, real-estate and construction, infrastructure, food, fashion, sports, and others. Our New York and Israel licensed professionals have gained extensive experience providing ongoing legal support to private and public companies and serving as lead counsel for corporate clients, pension funds and private investors in connection with a variety of commercial agreements, investment transactions and cross-border mergers & acquisitions.
Cross-Border Loan Syndication & LSTA
Debt and Collateral Assignment
Corporate & Project Finance
Complex Financial Products
ISDA/ISLA & Derivatives
Corporate Governance & General Corporate Law
Mergers & Acquisitions
Cross Border Transactions
High Tech & Venture Capital
Securities & Capital markets
Ehud (Udi) Schaffer
Focus and Expertise: Financing Transactions (including advising Lead Agents/Arrangers in Cross-Border Syndicated Loans), Senior Secured Loans, Inter-creditor Agreements, Re-financing, Hi-Tech and Venture Capital Financing; Corporate Law – Commercial Transactions, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Cross-Border Transactions, Capital Markets.
Legal Education: LL.B (Tel Aviv University), 1995; LL.M Banking, Corporate & Finance (Cum Laude, Fordham University), 1998.
Member: Israel Bar, New York Bar, LSTA – Loan Syndications and Trading Association.
Lecturer: HAMIL – Israeli Center for Management.
Career: B. Levinbook & Co.; White & Case LLP (Banking Practice Group, NY); Erdinast Ben Nathan & Co. (Associate, Partner); E. Schaffer & Co. (Founding Partner).
Shiri Ish Shalom
Focus and Expertise: Corporate Law; Banking & Finance. With over 15 years of experience, Shiri advises private and publicly traded companies, entrepreneurs and government agencies on various commercial and financing transactions as well as ongoing corporate and commercial issues. In this framework, Shiri has been involved in many complex local and international commercial negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, BOT/PFI projects and other financing transactions.
Shiri is also an expert in project public tenders and financing. Throughout her career, Shiri advised the State of Israel and other governmental entities in various international tenders and BOT/PFI projects and represented financial institutions and private investors in project finance transactions, including infrastructure projects, construction projects, solar energy projects and pumped storage projects.
Legal Education: LL.B (the Hebrew University in Jerusalem), 2002.
Member: Israel Bar
Career: State Attorney Office, High Court of Justice Department; Melcer & Co.; Zahavi, Blau & Co.