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FTX’s Collapse and the Golden State Warriors – Dr. Zvi Gabbay Interviewed by Finance Magnates

Following the collapse of FTX, several lawsuits were filed against the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, which had entered into cooperation agreements with the now-defunct crypto company. According to Dr. Zvi Gabbay, the plaintiffs must provide at least preliminary indications that the basketball team was aware of or should have been aware of FTX’s wrongdoing. According to Zvi, he saw no hint of any such indications.

Categories: Blockchain | Capital Markets

Tax Guide for New Immigrants – Harel Perlmutter Article for MIGNEWS

Harel Perlmutter, the head of our firm’s Tax Department, details the tax benefits for new immigrants to the Russian language news website MIGNEWS.

Categories: Tax

Harel Perlmutter Serves as Speaker at Tax and Capital Market Conference 2022

Harel Perlmutter, head of our firm’s Tax Department, served as a speaker at the Israeli Association of Public Companies’ annual Tax and Capital Market Conference, where he discussed tax challenges for 2023.

Categories: Tax

Stock Market Skeletons: Dudi Cohen Interview with Globes

Stock market skeletons are raising their heads. Recently, several skeleton companies have announced talks about merging with private companies who have substantial activity. Dudi Cohen, head of our firm’s Finance and Public Corporations Department, was interviewed by Globes on the phenomenon. He shed some light on the issue of stock market skeletons and the legal problems that may arise as a result.

Categories: Capital Markets | Corporate Finance | Ongoing Counsel

Hagit Ben Moshe Interview with TheMarker on Purchasing Agricultural Land

Israel’s housing crisis has increased the attractiveness of purchasing unimproved agricultural land. Hagit Ben Moshe, head of the firm’s Kibbutz Sector Department, was interviewed by TheMarker on the complexities of purchasing such land for investment. She shed light on the many risks that can accompany these types of deals.

Categories: Kibbutz Sector | Real Estate

Closing a Deal – Transaction Closing in the World of Malls and Chain Stores

Terry Almozlino-Arnon, Alon Wolner, and Irit Brodsky are participating in a panel on how to successfully complete mall real estate transactions and commercial tenders. The panel is being held as part of the Israel Mall & Chain Store Conference held in Eilat.

Categories: Antitrust and Competition | Real Estate

Barnea: Representing Convent Capital in its Investment in BeeHero

Our firm represented Convent Capital, a private equity firm based in Amsterdam, in a USD 42 million funding round in BeeHero. The Israeli startup BeeHero is developing a platform for bee pollination and owns the largest database of bees and pollen in the world. 

 

Categories: Corporate | High Tech | Investments | Mergers and Acquisitions

Effects of Trade Agreement between Israel and Japan – Amichai Cohen Op-Ed in Maariv

Israel and Japan have announced negotiations to sign a free trade agreement. In an op-ed for Maariv, Professor Amichai Cohen, an expert in the field of international law, explains how such an agreement will affect the Israeli economy.

Categories: International Law

Shareholder Transactions – Elad Reshtick Lecture

Elad Reshtick, a firm partner, lectured to members of a senior business management course on the do’s and don’ts of shareholder transactions. He delivered the lecture to the IDF unit of the Gender Affairs Advisor to the Chief of Staff in cooperation with the Israeli Directors’ Union.

Categories: Capital Markets | Corporate Finance | Ongoing Counsel

Institutional Entities Investing in Urban Renewal – Success Story?

Will an alliance develop between urban renewal companies and the capital market? Elad Reshtick, a partner in our firm’s Capital Markets Department, addresses the issue in an op-ed for Calcalist.

Categories: Capital Markets | Real Estate

Crowdfunding – Elad Reshtick Lecture

Elad Reshtick, a partner in our firm, lectured to an Ayelet Or course on the legal aspects of crowdfunding.

Barnea: Providing Representation in Powermat Shareholders' Dispute

We are providing representation in a shareholders' dispute at Powermat, one of the first startups to develop wireless charging technology. The company holds overs 145 patents, is considered a significant player in the market, and has signed large-scale deals with international companies.

Categories: Insolvency and Debt Arrangements | Litigation

Real Estate: Slowdown of Israel Building Inputs Price Index Affecting Buyers

In the last three months, Israel's Building Inputs Price Index rose by only 0.1%, affecting both apartment buyers and contractors. As part of a Globes interview with experts in the real estate field, Terry Almozlino Arnon, head of our firm's Commercial Real Estate Department, discussed the importance of Amendment 9 to the Sales Law (Apartments).

Categories: Real Estate

Regulation: Tips for Online Purchases for a Month Full of Sales

Anat Even-Chen, the head of our firm's regulation practice, was interviewed by Walla for a special article ahead of Black Friday. She offered readers a number of tips for safe online shopping.

Categories: Regulation

Dr. Zvi Gabbay Attends Israeli Association of Publicly Traded Companies' Legal Counsel Forum

Dr. Zvi Gabbay, the head of our firm's Capital Markets Department, was a guest on the accompanying forum webinar and lectured on the do's and don'ts of administrative enforcement procedures.

Categories: Capital Markets | Enforcement

Lecture – New Challenges and an Organization’s Obligation to Prevent Sexual Harassment According to Law

Netta Bromberg, the head of our firm's Employment Department, lectured to members of the In-House Counsels for In-House Counsels Forum on the challenges organizations face in order to comply with Israel's Prevention of Sexual Harassment Law.

Categories: Employment

Tips for the Self-Employed as End of Tax Year Approaches

Nir Ziman from our Tax Department was interviewed by several media outlets and shared how Israeli residents can obtain additional income tax credits. He also addressed what taxpayers should pay attention to when filing their income tax reports, and provided some helpful tips as the end of the tax year approaches.

Categories: Tax

Labor Law: Anti-Sexual Harassment Workshop

We held a workshop for our clients on how to prevent and handle incidents of sexual harassment at work. As part of the workshop, Netta Bromberg, head of our firm’s Employment Department, analyzed various incidents in accordance with the provisions of Israel’s Prevention of Sexual Harassment Law, as well as discussed how to conduct a proper investigation of a complaint and perform crisis management.

Categories: Employment

Important Tax Tips from Harel Perlmutter

It’s important to prepare yourself for the end of the tax year and be aware of all the benefits you may be eligible for. An expert in the tax field, Harel Perlmutter suggests to Mako readers that they check their eligibility for Covid-19 grants and stresses that income from renting a residential apartment is taxable.

Categories: Tax

Podcast: Adv. Harel Perlmutter Talks Real Estate Taxation on "Kesef Bakir"

Taxation can make or break real estate deals. Harel Perlmutter, head of our firm's Tax Department, talks with Guy Lieberman about tax hitches and opportunities in an interview also published on Globes.

 

Categories: Real Estate | Real Estate Taxation | Tax
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