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The End of Working from Home? Interview with Netta Bromberg
Many companies have started to inform their employees of a total return to in-person work. Adv. Netta Bromberg, the head of our firm’s Employment Department, was interviewed on the subject by Globes, clarifying, "Not every change constitutes a deterioration of working conditions.”
The Rules of the ESG Game Have Changed- Zvi Gabbay Column in TheMarker
USD 1.5 million fines, preliminary administrative proceedings, dramatic resignations—growing enforcement on ESG issues is becoming a bigger trend. Who should be preparing for this change and how will it affect Israeli companies?
Sagi Gross Lectures to Bar-Ilan University’s Law and Environment Club
As part of our ongoing collaboration with Bar-Ilan University’s Law and Environment Club, Adv. Sagi Gross lectured to students of on the environmental aspects of M&A transactions. He discussed due diligence processes, indemnity mechanisms, ESG investments, and more.
Pitch Day: IBM Alpha Zone
As part of our firm's collaboration with the IBM Alpha Zone accelerator, Advs. from our firm took part in the judging panel that examined the eleven startup companies participating in the venture. They also talked to the entrepreneurs about technological ideas, business plans, and innovation.
Dr. Zvi Gabbay Article Featured in "Law and Business" Journal
An article co-written by Dr. Zvi Gabbay, head of our firm's Capital Markets Department, will be featured in the next volume of Reichman University's "Law and Business" journal. The article deals with requests for early disclosure of documents under the Companies Law and how Israeli courts examine such requests, in a way that often misses the purposes of the request and sterilizes it from its content
Insider Information: Investor Relations Forum Event at Barnea
Our firm hosted Zvi Rabin and members of the Investor Relations Forum to discuss insider trading. Dr. Zvi Gabbay lectured on the characteristics of the crime, how the Israel Securities Authority handles such offenses, and the importance of obtaining professional legal assistance.
Netta Bromberg Lectures at In-House Counsels for In-House Counsels Forum
Netta Bromberg lectured to members of the In-House Counsels for In-House Counsels Forum on recent questions regarding contracting with service providers, in light of the latest court ruling on the subject.
SightVision Completes Acquisition of Terravision
SightVision Information Systems Ltd. has completed a 100% acquisition of Terravision Ltd., which develops applications and provides services in the geographical field, and has been developing advanced mapping systems for over 30 years. SightVision also completed the acquisition of 100% of the rights in the partnership Terra-Design 3D Mapping, which provides 3D modeling services. Advs. Ilan Blumenfeld and Dor Levi-Tam represented SightVision in the transaction.
Hagit Ben Moshe Speaks at Water Economy and Renewable Energy Conference
Adv. Hagit Ben Moshe, a partner and the head of our firm's cooperative societies practice, was a featured speaker at the annual Water Economy and Renewable Energies Conference. Hagit discussed the challenges of contracting between rural settlements and entrepreneurs in renewable energy projects.
BioGenCell Completes USD 16 Million Seed Round
Our firm represents BioGenCell, a stem cell research and development company located at Laniado Hospital. The company recently announced the completion of a USD 16 million seed round investment, aided by counsel from Advs. Itay Gura, Ido Freund, and Inbar Katzir. Our firm has represented the company since its inception.
Full Disclosure: Netta Bromberg Featured in Globes Article on Amendment to Equal Pay Law
Amendment 6 to Israel's Equal Pay Law includes a new reporting obligation that brings with it a host of difficulties and questions. Netta Bromberg joins a team of experts to answer for Globes the essential questions arising from the amendment.
Conference on Complex HR Situations
We hosted the HR managers of numerous companies for a conference dealing with the optimal management of complex human resources situations.
Adv. Netta Bromberg, head of the Employment Department, Adv. Jacki Silbermann, and Adv. Lior Girshevitz discussed complicated hearing procedures, harassment in the workplace, recruitment crises, and more.
ESG, from Voluntary Process to Legislation
As part of the compliance forum our office leads, in collaboration with the ACC and with Tali Guy, Teva's VP of Compliance, we hosted a meeting of legal counsels. Dr. Zvi Gabbay lectured on ESG’s implications for the compliance field and how companies should prepare for future regulations.
Everything Beginner Entrepreneurs Need to Know: Tal Freilich Hai Lectures at Aspire Pre-Accelerator
Aspire is a program of Azrieli College, intended for women entrepreneurs making their first steps in the business world. Adv. Tal Freilich Hai lectured to program participants on founders’ agreements.
Netta Bromberg Lectures to Israeli Association of Publicly Traded Companies on Amendment to Equal Pay Law
In preparation for the entry into force on June 1 of an amendment to Israel’s Male and Female Workers (Equal Pay) Law, firm partner Netta Bromberg lectured to members of the Israeli Association of Publicly Traded Companies on the law, its significance, and how companies can prepare.
Plus Ventures and Oren Abeksis Sue Unicorn Company Lusha for Fraud
The investment fund Plus Ventures and private investor Oren Abeksis claim they invested millions of shekels in a previous incarnation of Lusha and that they were defrauded by the entrepreneurs. Zohar Lande, Eyal Nachshon, Dana Bookstein, and Naama Ben Arosh Moshe are representing the plaintiffs.
Globes Interviews Micky Barnea on Options and Executive Salary Increases
In 2021, capital compensation grew to become a more dominant component in the salaries of senior executives of companies traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. As part of an interview series with a number of capital markets experts in Globes, Micky Barnea noted, among other things, that "we are talking about managers who usually received their capital component, whether in options or in shares, before the company's issuance. This is not a negative phenomenon, as we would expect the chairman of the board, for example, whose role is to provide strategic support to the management staff, to have an identity of interests with the shareholders. When he holds such a capital component, which is positively affected by the rise of the stock, this creates an identity of interests."
Israeli Tech in 2032: Anat Even-Chen in Geektime
Ahead of Israeli Independence Day, Geektime published an article asking experts to predict what Israel will be like in ten years. As an expert in the privacy field, Anat Even-Chen was asked to provided her prediction for the data protection field. Anat believes legislation will continue to concern itself with individuals' privacy and eventually there will be a uniform standardization between companies and countries regarding the issue of privacy.