Join Shibolet & Co. of Tel Aviv and Steptoe & Johnson LLP of Washington DC for a 90 minute webcast geared to US companies wishing to perform work in Israel or for the Israeli government, particularly in the aerospace, defense, engineering and government services areas. 
The program will include: 
  • A brief overview of Israeli business culture and the government procurement market 
  • Basics of Israeli government procurement rules and regulations, with emphasis on aerospace, defense, and government services procurement 
  • Any key requirements for U.S. companies wishing to sell directly to the Israeli government, including under the U.S. government’s Foreign Military Financing (FMF) program 
  • A brief summary of offset, import and taxation issues relevant to selling to the Israeli government as a foreign company 
  • A brief summary of Israeli ethics and anti-corruption laws relevant to public sector sales, as well as a discussion of U.S. legal considerations applicable to American companies working in or with the Israel and U.S. government procurement rules impacting government-to-government sales 
About Our Experts
  • Andrew Irwin
    Former Partner, Jenner & Block
    Mr. Irwin was a member of both the Government Contracts and the Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation Practices. With more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Irwin focused his practice at the intersection of government procurement and international regulatory law, concentrating primarily on corporate investigations and compliance counseling. His unique background includes experience on export controls, economic sanctions and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

    A prolific contributor to government contracts publications, Mr. Irwin’s writing often focuses on overlapping issues such as export controls and anti-corruption. He is a member of the advisory board for Thomson Reuters’ Government Contractor and the conceiver and co-editor of Thomson Reuters’ ITAR Handbook. He speaks at conferences and events worldwide. His engagements have included, among others, speaking on international compliance issues at Thomson Reuters’ “Government Contracts Year in Review,” the largest national government contracts legal conference. He conceived and led a year-long series of webcasts hosted by Federal Publications Seminars with foreign law firms regarding contracting in their countries.
    The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1996; with honors
    Princeton University, A.B., 1993; magna cum laude
    The University of Edinburgh, 1992