IDAN NETSER focuses his practice on international emerging technology companies, venture capital, corporate and partnership taxation issues, including cross border international investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, transfer pricing, Subpart F, foreign tax credits, tax planning and restructurings, international IP planning and exploitation, and tax controversy. Idan is experienced with working in Israel’s budding technology sector, which has been a key focus of U.S. technology investment and M&A activity.
Idan’s representative clients include: Agot.ai, Applitools (Acquired by Thoma Bravo), Apprente (acquired by McDonalds), ATINC ventures, BlazeMeter (acquired by CA Technologies), BlueVine, Branded, Coinbase, Collective Spark, Dome9 (acquired by Check Point), EXO Technologies (acquired by Lear Corporation), Hourly, Innovation Endeavors, Mellanox (acquired by NVidia), Microsoft, Navmatic (acquired by Superpedestrian), Owl Rock Capital, Pipe Technologies, Placer, Prospera (acquired by Valmont), Reali, Reshuffle (acquired by Twitter), Resident Home, Salt Security, SentinelOne, Sosivio, Spot (acquired by NetApp), Stackbit, Tank-Hill Ventures, Tesla, UrbanLeap, Veev, Versatile, VIM, Virsec, Wescover, WeWork, Zeev Ventures and Zone7.
In the 2020 edition of The Legal 500, a market commentator noted, “Idan is an amazing advisor and legal professional. While he has a deep tax knowledge in different areas of tax, his greatest asset is his relentless client service and support at all times of day. His value is especially important when working under time pressure when he stays calm and advises the clients properly.” International Tax Review honored him as a Tax Leader in the 2020 Tax Leaders Expert Guide. In 2019, 2020, and 2021, Chambers Global ranked Idan among the world’s leading lawyers representing U.S.-based clients in Israeli-related U.S. international tax matters. Idan was also named to Daily Journal’s 2017 Top 40 Under 40 list, where he was honored for his ability to lead international tax and large-scale matters, while contributing to civic and pro bono matters. He is also recognized as a “Rising Star” by Northern California Super Lawyers (2014-2019).
Idan graduated, with distinction, from both the Naval Academy and the Naval Advanced Command course. He served as the Commander of the Identification, Navigation and Communication squadron as well as in different naval command positions on board a missile frigate, and led international naval operations in collaboration with NATO.