Shachar Hadar serves as ongoing corporate and securities counsel for both publicly traded and private companies in a variety of industries and counsels clients in all aspects of corporate governance and securities law compliance. Shachar regularly advises Israeli companies registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on their SEC and stock exchange disclosure obligations, corporate governance issues and securities law compliance obligations.
Shachar has substantial experience in the merger and acquisition area, representing both buyers and sellers in cross border transactions. Shachar's experience in corporate finance transactions includes representing issuers and underwriters in transactions such as IPO's, follow-on offerings and universal shelf offerings.
Shachar also provides advice to technology companies from startup through entry into public equity markets or acquisition and represents private equity and venture capital funds in their investments in technology companies.
Shachar returned to GKH in 2006. Prior to that, he was an associate in the Business Law Department at Goodwin Procter in Boston, Massachusetts, where he worked on a wide variety of corporate and securities matters, including public and private offerings of equity securities, public and private mergers and acquisitions as well as other general corporate matters.
While attending Harvard Law School, Shachar was a recipient of numerous fellowships, including the John M. Olin Fellowship in Law, Economics and Business and the Clark Byse Fellowship. Shachar's dissertation explores theoretical and legal aspects of shareholder heterogeneity and shareholder activism.
Shachar is an Adjunct Lecturer at Tel-Aviv University, teaching the course "Shareholder Activism", focusing on the practice and regulation of shareholder activism in publicly-traded companies in the U.S. and Israel, and at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzlyia, teaching the course "U.S. Securities Regulations", offering an introduction to the two most important federal securities laws: the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Education: Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel (B.A., Economics, summa cum laude, 1997; LL.B., magna cum laude, 1997; LL.M.,magna cum laude, 2000); Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (LL.M., 2001; S.J.D., 2004).
Admitted: Israel Bar, 1998; Massachusetts Bar, 2004.
Member: Israel Bar Association; American Bar Association.
Languages: Hebrew and English.
We are happy to present you with the December 2013 edition of the GKH Israeli Law Update. The GKH Israeli Law Update presents an overview of current topics related to Israeli law and the Israeli market, written by GKH attorneys in their respective fields of expertise.
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