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The court’s decision to start enforcement proceedings, in addition to the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) already being enforced, is expected to lead to a significant increase in enforcement against companies that fall in the scope of the CCPA.
The United States, the European Union, and other countries have been imposing economic sanctions on Israel for quite some time. The recent sanctions imposed on Israeli settlers suspected or convicted of committing violence against Palestinians may be a harbinger of a broad regime of sanctions that may affect business activities in Israel.
As a rule, employers in Israel that provide company cars for their employees’ use must attribute income to those employees in accordance with the imputed value of the use of the car prescribed in the Income Tax Regulations. Moreover, even if the car was in the employee’s possession for only part of the month, employers must attribute income to the employees for the full imputed value of the use of the car. However, the Israel Tax Authority has issued new special instructions because of the Swords of Iron War.
The Tel Aviv District Court recently reduced agreed settlements between respondents and petitioners in motions to certify class actions alleging website accessibility violations. It is thus signaling to serial petitioners that filing a motion to certify a class action is a last resort and that they must first complain to the website owner.
The collective bargaining agreement signed between the Histadrut-General Federation of Labor in Israel and the Presidium of Israeli Business Organizations will come into effect only after an extension order is issued. The agreement regulates the rights of both employees serving in the reserves and their spouses, including the addition of paid vacation days and anchoring protections against dismissal
Is election day for local authorities and regional councils in Israel considered a statutory holiday, who is entitled to overtime for working on that day, and what happens in the event of repeat elections? Questions and answers ahead of February 27.
The payment of wages to private-sector employees in Israel who were absent from work due to the war will be regulated under a new collective bargaining agreement, subject to the issuance of an extension order governing its provisions. This arrangement will also apply to employees placed on unpaid leave due to the war.
2023 trends are expected to continue in 2024, including the constantly evolving regulation of AI tools and new privacy protection and data security issues, as well as attempts by Israeli and global authorities to keep up with the pace at which technology is evolving and changing the face of the business world.
The high fine spares Meta an official determination by the Israel Competition Authority that it violated competition law by failing to report mergers, and serves as a “warning sign” to other international corporations that may not be sufficiently familiar with the obligation pursuant to Israeli law to report a merger if the company fulfills the monopoly criterion.
The SEC approval has aroused considerable excitement, especially among people in the crypto and bitcoin industry. However, these are approvals of specific applications and not across-the-board approvals, and the SEC still considers this an unstable sector requiring investors to remain cautious.
While AI tools offer significant contributions to businesses, even non-technological ones, it’s crucial to understand the potential exposures these tools may present. This guide emphasizes the importance of conducting examinations and implementing AI tools in a legal and transparent manner.
The conflict between copyright protection for content creators and the development of AI platforms by companies is being litigated once again in court. Can appropriate regulation reconcile between the parties’ needs?
A district court in Israel has ruled to impose personal liability on a company’s CEO and director for the company’s accumulated debt to the Registrar of Companies in respect of annual fees, after the company ceased operating, because the CEO and director refrained from opening court proceedings to liquidate the company.
The circumstances of the Swords of Iron War have led to new emergency legislation in Israel encouraging residents to enlist in their towns’ local defense squads. Anyone called up under an Order 8 for active duty in a kitat konenut is entitled to a reserve benefit from Israel’s National Insurance Institute.
The Regional Labor Court in Tel Aviv has recognized an employee’s resignation as tantamount to dismissal under the law due to the employer’s use of surveillance cameras around the employee’s workstation in a manner inconsistent with the Privacy Protection Authority’s guidelines and the court’s position in such matters.
The IIA’s funding tracks for proof of concept (PoC) give breathing room to fledgling entrepreneurs and ventures during their efforts to transform an idea into a product, even before outside investors are considered.