“The best in the business”
The Legal 500
“one of the leading tax practitioners in Israel”
“he understands tax developments outside Israel and can handle matters for international clients in an emphatic manner.”
Chambers and Partners
Clients “cannot speak highly enough” of Eldar Ben Ruby
Tax Director’s Handbook
Eldar Ben-Ruby is a partner and the practice group leader of the firm’s Taxation department.
Eldar specializes in taxation (primarily international taxation) issues and formation of investment funds. Over the last 22 years, Eldar was involved in most of Israel’s major corporate transactions, and he has a great deal of experience in tax planning and structuring for inbound M&A transactions as well as structuring of outbound transactions for Israeli clients. Eldar has designed tax structures for international investors in Israeli projects and JVs, usually acting in tandem with their local tax counsel and accountants.
Eldar provides ongoing tax advice on diverse issues to numerous Israeli and international clients.
In addition, Eldar has represented many of Israel’s leading venture capital, private equity, real estate and hedge funds (including funds that are active in primary and secondary markets).
Eldar is frequently ranked by independent ranking guides such as Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and the Tax Directors Handbook as a leading individual in his fields. Also, Eldar is an active member of the IBA Tax Committee and was a member of the IACPA International Taxation Committee and of the Israel Tax Authorities Special Task Force for analyzing tax implications of IFRS accounting. He regularly lectures on advanced tax planning issues and private investment funds at Israel’s leading universities.