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July 19, 2021

The Demand for Directors in Publicly Traded Companies

The demand for directors in publicly traded companies is increasing in light of the growing wave of IPOs on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. An expert on the capital market, Micky Barnea was interviewed on the subject by Globes. He explained the significance of the director position in companies, as well as the role's related risks and responsibilities.
Categories: Capital Markets

July 18, 2021

Expert Panel: Challenges of Entering the US Market

Firm partner Daniel Lorber, who specializes in high-tech and startups, will participate in an expert panel on the challenges of entering the US market. This subject is particularly relevant for young startups who have found such a move difficult.
Categories: High Tech | Start Ups

July 13, 2021

Real Estate Transactions Using Digital Currencies – Regulatory Challenges

The volume of real estate transactions incorporating digital currencies is expected to grow in the coming years, especially among young, wealthy, tech-savvy professionals. Zvi Gabbay, the head of our firm's Capital Markets Department and a former head of enforcement at the Israel Securities Authority, was interviewed by Globes on the trend. Zvi noted the regulatory challenges that exist in these types of transactions.
Categories: Blockchain | Real Estate

July 13, 2021

Webinar: Responsibility of Compliance Officers in Organization

The Compliance Forum of the Association of Corporate Counsel in Israel hosted a webinar this morning on the responsibilities of compliance officers in organizations. As part of the webinar, Dr. Zvi Gabbay discussed new trends and developments, as well as the normative basis for imposing personal responsibility on compliance officers in organizations.
Categories: Compliance

July 5, 2021

Shapir Group Acquires Engineering Company Lipsker for NIS 32 Million

Micky Barnea, Ilan Blumenfeld, and Daniel Kleinman represented Lipsker, an Israeli company that specializes in performing geotechnical work, in its sale to Shapir Engineering and Industry, Israel's leading company in the construction, development, and infrastructure fields. Our legal services include antitrust aspects. The value of the transaction is approximately NIS 32 million.
Categories: Mergers and Acquisitions

July 1, 2021

Options to Buy Shares in a Company – Important Things to Know

Offering options to buy a company’s shares has become a legitimate benefit even for companies not in the high-tech field. As an expert in the field, firm partner Daniel Lorber was interviewed by Globes on what it means to receive options in a company.
Categories: Corporate | High Tech | Start Ups

June 30, 2021

Older Workers' Challenges in Reentering the Employment Market

We are on the cusp of a challenging period, with hundreds of thousands of jobseekers trying to reenter the employment market. For many of them, especially older workers (55 and up), this is a frustrating task. Netta Bromberg, the head of our Employment Department, was interviewed by the "Tzeva Hakesef" radio program about the legal aspects of employing workers aged 55 and up.  
Categories: Employment

June 28, 2021

Webinar: Contacting Investors – Do's and Don'ts

The Israel Hedge Funds Association (IHFA) is hosting the webinar "Contacting Investors – Do's and Don'ts." As part of the webinar, Dr. Zvi Gabbay, the head of our firm’s Capital Markets Department, will discuss the legal infrastructure required for reaching out to investors.
Categories: Capital Markets

June 27, 2021

Representation in "Pancake House" Family Business Dispute

A family business dispute between the family members of the founder of the "Pancake House" chain has recently made headlines.  The dispute erupted when one of the founder's sons accused his nephew (the founder's grandson) of violating the chain's trademarks by launching a new Tel Aviv venture called "TLV Pancake House" as a continuation of his grandfather's legacy. Our firm’s Eyal Nachshon and Naama Moshe are representing TLV Pancake House and the founder's grandson in the legal proceedings.
Categories: Litigation

June 24, 2021

Representing Danel Group in an Investment in a Medical Technology Company

Our firm’s Micky Barnea, Itay Gura, and Ido Freund represented Danel, a human resources, nursing, and medical services company, in its acquisition of 22% of Aviv Scientific, a leader in improving brain performance and treating the aging process. The transaction’s value is USD 22 million.
Categories: Corporate | Mergers and Acquisitions

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.
Categories: Cyber | Internet | Privacy Law

June 20, 2021

Purchase of Agricultural Land – Appraisal Standard No. 22

The purchase of agricultural land has become a common investment channel with high chances of success. Alongside this, there are a few risks potential buyers must prepare for. Hagit Ben Moshe, who leads the kibbutz and agricultural sector at our firm, was interviewed by Ynet for an article on the risks of purchasing agricultural land. She explains what appraisal standard no. 22 is and its importance in such purchases.
Categories: Kibbutz Sector | Real Estate

June 15, 2021

Environmental Law Club Launch Event

Our firm is proud to serve as the legal partner of the Environmental Law Club of Bar-Ilan University. As part of the launch event taking place on June 15, 2021, Dr. Zvi Gabbay will present our firm.

June 14, 2021

IPO Wave Continues to Flourish – How Should Companies Prepare for an IPO?

The growing wave of IPOs on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is pushing an overwhelming number of private companies to consider going public.  Zvi Gabbay, head of the firm's Capital Markets Department and a former head of enforcement at the Israel Securities Authorities, was interviewed by the TheMarker for an article on the trend. Zvi explained how companies considering an IPO must behave vis-a-vis the public and the regulatory authorities in order to succeed.
Categories: Capital Markets | Capital Markets Regulation | IPOs and Public Offerings

June 7, 2021

G7 Countries to Impose Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate

Last weekend, the leaders of the G7 countries signed an agreement to impose a uniform global corporate tax rate of 15%. Harel Perlmutter, partner and head of our Tax Department, was interviewed by Calcalist about the decision and its impact on Israel.
Categories: International Taxation | Tax

May 27, 2021

Representation in a dispute with a cooperative association

In recent days, the story of an Arab citizen named Samar Graeb has made headlines. About a year ago, he bought a house in the "Hapoalim neighborhood" in Afula and applied to be accepted as a neighborhood resident. The neighborhood committee rejected his request, claiming that it was a neighborhood with a Jewish, Zionist, and secular character.Firm partner Shai Avnieli is representing Mr. Graeb in proceedings before the neighborhood committee and has appealed its decision.Next week, a meeting is expected to convene, during which members will vote on whether to accept or reject the neighborhood committee's decision.
Categories: Litigation

May 26, 2021

Basic concepts in the world of entrepreneurship

Tal Freilich lectured as part of a program for novice female entrepreneurs at the Tel Aviv University Entrepreneurship Center, which aims to provide a set of tools to female entrepreneurs at the beginning of their careers. Tal lectured on some of the most important basic concepts in the world of entrepreneurship.
Categories: Corporate | High Tech

May 23, 2021

How Should an Employer Deal with an Employee's Problematic Posts on Social Media?

In light of heightened security tensions in recent days, a post by an employee on social media that goes beyond the bounds of legitimate opinion may disrupt routine daily conduct in the workplace. An employer must therefore act accordingly to remedy the situation. In an op-ed published in Globes, Netta Bromberg, the head of our Employment Department, explains how an employer should respond.
Categories: Employment

May 23, 2021

Representing Migdal in Investment in Fintech Company Sunbit

The fintech company Sunbit, which has developed an AI-based technology that enables personalized payment options, raised USD 130 million in a series D financing round led by Group 11, Zeev Ventures, and Migdal Insurance.Our firm's Mickey Barnea and Ariella Dreyfuss represented Migdal in the transaction.
Categories: Corporate | FinTech | Investment Funds | Investments | Mergers and Acquisitions

May 23, 2021

Intern Interview Week Is Approaching

The intern interview week for law students at various law firms is coming soon.In a recent Walla article, firm partner Ilan Blumenfeld offered tips to candidates about how to successfully prepare for an interview.
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