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October 31, 2021

Websites Roll Out November Deals – Tips for Safer Shopping Online

November brings with it a variety of online shopping deals and promotions. Before making a purchase, it is important to know which products are tax-exempt, which sites to buy from, and what warning lights should not be ignored. Adv. Karin Kashi, coordinator of our firm’s privacy practice, addresses the issue in an interview with Ynet.

June 20, 2021

Webinar: Cyber and Privacy in International Law

Bar-Ilan University's International Law Club Global Law Forum is hosting the webinar "Cyber and Privacy in International Law". As part of the webinar, Anat Even-Chen, a partner and the head of our firm's regulation practice, will discuss the international aspects of privacy and cyber security law.

August 3, 2020

Barnea Represented Azrieli Group in Launch of New Fashion Website

Azrieli Group and MGS have launched a retail website to sell fashion and footwear products. This is the first time Azrieli has set up a company together with a retailer. The deal was led by Sagi Gross.  

May 20, 2020

Doing Business in Israel – Practical Law

This year, we were once again responsible for preparing the QA guide on doing business in Israel for the Practical Law website. The guide provides an overview of recent key developments that have affected doing business in Israel, including the legal system, foreign investment, employment, tax, competition, privacy, IP, etc.

January 12, 2020

Daphna Klein Interviewed on Financial Radio Program

Daphna Klein was interviewed by the "Tzeva Hakesef" radio program on Kan Reshet Bet following the recent Supreme Court ruling that posting and sharing on social media may be considered an advertisement for the purposes of the defamation law. According to Daphna, this decision has significant weight to a wide swath of the public, who are not necessarily aware of their exposure to being sued in defamation claims (starting min 21.22).

December 12, 2019

Meetup for Women in Ecommerce

We hosted today a meetup for female entrepreneurs in the ecommerce field. Harel Perlmutter and Anat Even-Chen lectured to the participants on the taxation and regulatory issues that could affect them.

May 23, 2019

An Investigation in Ireland Against Google: Privacy Infringement for the Purposes of Targeted Advertising

Adv. Anat Even-Chen in an interview for TheMarker in response to an investigation launched by the Irish Data Protection Commission against Google for violating the GDPR Regulations. According to Anat, the investigation focuses on the service of Internet advertising, and its findings may affect many companies around the world and in Israel, which operate in the field of Adtech.

December 18, 2018

Event: What You Must Know for Your 2019 Website

We hosted today together with TitanBrandWise a seminar on how to optimize your website in 2019. 

November 22, 2018

Event Invite: What You Must Know for Your 2019 Website

Join Barnea and TitanBrandWise for a seminar on how to optimize your website in 2019. The event is geared for entrepreneurs, startups, and companies with e-commerce activities. Registration is required.

September 6, 2018

"Mechir Lamishtaken" Lottery Deemed Illegal

Our Head of the Internet Department, was interviewed by TheMarker about the lottery mechanism of the "Mechir Lamishtaken" plan. The mechanism was deemed illegal after it was discovered a permit was not obtained as required under Israel's Penal Code.

June 25, 2018

The Role of GDPR in the World of Digital Advertising and Marketing

Our Head of the Internet Department lectured today on the new GDPR privacy regulation. He addressed digital, marketing, and information systems VPs who are members of the CDO Club.

April 29, 2018

What Is the GDPR Revolution and How to Prepare for It?

Our Head of the firm's Internet Department, was interviewed by TheMarker about the introduction of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the way it will influence Israeli companies. He commented that a company looking to issue stocks, be sold to a European company, or raise an investment will increase its chances and value if it complies with GDPR.

March 29, 2018

Facebook Scandal and Data Privacy Regulation

Our Head of Barnea's Internet Department, was interviewed on a financial TV program at the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation following Facebook's privacy scandal (starting at min' 13.55).

February 13, 2018

Oracle conference on the GDPR regulation

We were invited to speak today at the Oracle conference on the new EU privacy regulations (GDPR) and their legal implications for the organization.

January 18, 2018

Internet Taxation and Jurisdiction Authorities

Our head of our firm's Internet Department, lectured at Tel Aviv University to visiting American law students from the University of Virginia. The law students came to Israel for a course on the legal aspects of the "Startup Nation."

November 28, 2017

Seminar on Data Protection and Privacy

Barnea is hosting today another round of lectures for startups and entrepreneurs on the subject of data protection and privacy. Also to be discussed is the obligation of accessibility on the Internet. In addition, the seminar will feature a guest lecture from the Israeli Digital Organization.

August 8, 2017

Monetary Authority of Singapore to Begin Regulating the Issuance of Virtual Currencies

Adv. Daniel Israeli was interviewed by TheMarker after the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced it would begin regulating the issuance of virtual currencies (ICO). Daniel noted that Singapore has developed into a destination of sorts for ICOs, and thus the MAS' decision will certainly change the rules of the game.

July 27, 2017

SEC's Initial Coin Offerings ruling

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ruled that initial coin offerings are subject to the same requirements as those falling under federal securities laws. Read our interview in TheMarker.

May 29, 2017

Regulators Tightening the Screws on Online Gambling

In an interview with TheMarker, Our Head of the Internet Department at Barnea and Co.,  discussed the fact that regulation of online gambling companies is becoming increasingly more onerous.

May 10, 2017

The Regulator Entered the Casino

In response to the emerging trend of tightening regulation on online gambling companies, we were asked to participate in an interview with TheMarker. We commented that regulation in this area comes in two forms. One is market regulation and the imposition of licensing fees, gambling taxes, and corporate tax. The second is banning online activity, imposing fines, and filing indictments.
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