Meet the Partners

Advocate Tsvi Kan-Tor
Founding Partner

Tsvi Kan-Tor is a founding Partner of Kan-Tor & Acco, and a leading expert in business immigration and global migration. Tsvi offers strategic, proactive and advanced immigration programs and solutions regarding the transfer of employees to Israel in numerous sectors, including hi-tech and bio-tech, pharmaceutical, construction, energy, gas and transportation.

Tsvi is a regular commentator on developments in employment-related immigration law in. He often appears as moderator or speaker at international conferences, addressing complex issues in Israeli immigration law.


Tsvi is a Member of the Committee on Foreign Workers of the Israel Bar Association, responsible for leading legislative and policy activities with regard to the entry of foreign experts to Israel. He is a member of the Immigration & Nationality Law Committee of the International Bar Association and a Foreign Attorney Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Tsvi has served as the Chair of the Visa Committee of the Israel America Chamber of Commerce since 2016. His professional accomplishments have been recognized by the International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers.

 

Tsvi holds an LLB degree from the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University, and is admitted to the Israeli bar.



Advocate and Notary Amit Acco
Founding Partner

Amit Acco is a founding Partner of Kan-Tor & Acco, having engaged in the practice of Israeli immigration law for more than 20 years. Amit played a significant role in the development of Israeli immigration law as we know it today. 


Amit directs the firm’s Israeli practice, focusing upon the relocation of foreign nationals to Israel for some of the world’s largest companies in the fields of technology, banking, infostructure and energy. Amit has specialized in the development of control center technologies which facilitate the management of large relocation projects.

 
Amit is a member of the Committee on Foreign Workers of the Israel Bar Association, responsible for leading legislative and policy activities with regard to the entry of foreign experts to Israel. He is the author of Foreign Experts Immigration to Israel (2018) and has written articles for Mako News focusing upon Israeli immigration.


Amit serves on the Board of Directors of The Israel -America Chamber of Commerce. He is an International Associate Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and is actively involved in its Global Migration Section. He has been recognized by the International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers.


Amit holds an LLB (with honors) from the Faculty of Law of Thames Valley University, London, United Kingdom. He is admitted to the Israel Bar, and is a Notary.

 
Cindy
Advocate Cindy Azoulay
Partner

With over 20 years experience, CindyAzoulay heads our U.S. Department which supports both corporate and individual clients in employment, family and consular immigration matters. Cindy has particular expertise in obtaining treaty investor and treaty trader work visas (E-1/E-2), and identifying and implementing visa options (L-1, H-1B, O-1, EB-1) for start-ups, small businesses as well as publicly traded companies.

 

Cindy is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), serving on their Board of Governors as Chair of the AILA Rome District EMEA Chapter. Cindy is a frequent speaker in the development of immigration strategies for Israeli start-ups and immigration options for entrepreneurs. She has also been recognized by the International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers.

 

Cindy obtained her J.D. degree from the University of Bridgeport, and her undergraduate degree from Allegheny College. She is admitted to the State Bar of Connecticut. 

 

Originally from Greenwich, Connecticut, Cindy and her family made Aliyah in 1995.

 
Advocate & Notary Yoav Noy
Partner

Yoav Noy has practiced Immigration and Nationality law since 2005 within the firm’s Israeli Immigration Law Department. He leads his team in representing all business sectors and supporting their needs for work permit and visa issues.

 

Yoav’s expertise focuses on corporate relocation of foreign experts to Israel, offering leading Israeli and multinational companies and investors, case-specific legal advice and adaptive solutions to ensure compliance with the immigration regulations of Israel.

 

Yoav has authored articles on the legal and practical aspects of Israeli immigration law, which were published by the Israeli Bar Association as well as other official legal resources in Israel and worldwide. He has served as a speaker and moderator at several international conferences, lecturing on a wide variety of topics relating to immigration to Israel.

 

Yoav is a member of the Committee of Foreign Workers of the Israel Bar Association, and AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers) as an active member of the Immigration Subcommittee.

 

Additionally Yoav is a member of the Israel – Ireland Chamber of Commerce (IICA), taking part in the audit committee. He is also an active participant in the Israeli Forum of Advisors for the High-Tech Industry, serving as a key-consultant on all immigration related issues.

 

Yoav holds an L.L.B degree from the Faculty of Law of the College of Management Academic Studies in Israel and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), specializing in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance from the Business School of the College of Management, Academic Studies. He is admitted to the Israel Bar, and is a Notary.

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