Several dozen companies attended a seminar hosted by Chamber member BDO in partnership with the Chamber and the U.S. based law-firm Stroock, Stroock & Lavan LLP.  Greg Briscoe, the U.S. Embassy's Senior Commercial Officer gave an overview of the Israel-U.S. trade relationship and the SelectUSA program for investing in the U.S.  The seminar covered the following topics:

  • Products/technology within the interest of the US Government
  • How to apply for and win a U.S. Government contract or grant
  • Benefits and Risks of a U.S. Government contract
  • Financial and Tax aspects, processes and regulations while working with the US Government
  • US-Israel Defense MOU and the Government point of view

 This seminar addressed CEOs, Business Developers, CFOs, Legal Counsels and other officers within the following markets:

  • Defense & Aerospace
  • Information Technology & Cyber Security
  • Life Sciences / BioTech & PharmaTech
  • Medical Devices

Amongst the speakers were:  Greg Briscoe, Senior Commercial Officer, American Embassy Tel Aviv, Eric Jia-Sobota, National Leader, Industry Specialty Services, BDO USA, Chris Griner, National Security and Government Relations, Stroock, Stroock and Lavan, Andrew Stiles, Southeast Practice Lead, Industry Specialty Services, BDO USA, and Christopher j. Doyle, Corporate, Capital Markets and M&A, Stroock, Stroock and Lavan.

We thank the BDO team headed by Tomer Nitzan, responsible for the Israel-America desk. For more information please contact him directly at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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