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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

Barnea: Representing Butcher Chain against Motion to Certify Class Action

Eyal Nachshon and Zohar Haim Levinger represented the Maadaney Gourmet butcher chain against a motion for certification of a class action filed against it. The claim alleged the chain violated provisions of the Economy Ministry's competitive procedure for 2018 regarding the import of fresh meat exempt from customs duty. After a long and in-depth mediation process, the parties reached a settlement agreement. Maadaney Gourmet agreed to donate food products to those in need, thus bringing the litigation process to an end.

Categories: Litigation

Eyal Nachshon Op-Ed in Ahad Ha’am Magazine

Eyal Nachshon, a partner in our Litigation Department, has written an op-ed addressing the new amendment to Israel’s class action regulations, which may harm the rights of public companies (page 14).

Categories: Litigation

Barnea Represented Mouro Capital in USD 80 Million Investment in Vesttoo

Ariella Dreyfuss  represented Mouro Capital as the lead investor in an USD 80 million Series C financing round in the Israeli insurtch startup Vesttoo. The investment was based on a company valuation of USD 1 billion. 

Categories: Corporate

Dun's 100 Legal Forum for Senior Employment Law Professionals

Netta Bromberg, the head of our firm's Employment Department, participated in the Dun's 100 forum for senior legal professionals in the field of employment law. The forum discussed such relevant issues as sexual harassment in the workplace and remote work. Netta addressed recent changes in the world of employment and their impact on labor laws.

Categories: Employment