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April 21, 2024

New Class Action Bill: Eyal Nachshon Interview with Globes

A new bill seeks to oblige would-be plaintiffs to send letters of complaint to potential defendants before filing a class action motion. Eyal Nachshon, a partner in our firm’s Litigation Department and an expert on class action lawsuits, was interviewed by Globes about his position on the bill. Eyal believes the proposed model “will only strengthen the institution of class actions.”

December 27, 2023

Barnea: Representing Eshkolot in Lawsuit against Screen iL

After filing a lawsuit against Netflix, Eshkolot, the Company for the Performing Rights of Israeli Artists continues to fight companies that use protected performances for commercial purposes without obtaining the artists’ consent and without paying them royalties. Last week, with our counsel, Eshkolot filed another lawsuit on the same issue against Stream IL Communication Ltd and the American company Stream IL Inc., which operate the website Screen iL. Eyal Nachshon, Avinadav Preuss, and Naama Ben Arosh Moshe prepared the statement of claim.

July 3, 2023

Avishay Klein and Eyal Nachshon in TheMarker

TheMarker’s Ahad Ha’am magazine published an op-ed by Dr. Avishay Klein on the Israel Securities Authority’s latest guidelines on cyber risks (page 4). The magazine also conducted an interview with Eyal Nachshon on the increase in scope of class action lawsuits against public companies in Israel (page 11). Eyal addressed, among other things, his representation of several companies in a recent series of digital accessibility class action lawsuits.

June 20, 2023

Class Actions Law: Eyal Nachshon Lectures on Israeli Association of Publicly Traded Companies Webinar

Eyal Nachshon, a partner in our firm’s Litigation Department, was invited to lecture on a webinar hosted by the Israeli Association of Publicly Traded Companies. Eyal discussed a recent case involving 70 simultaneous digital accessibility class action lawsuits. Also lecturing as part of the webinar were representatives from the Ministry of Justice and the Israel Securities Authority, who served as members on the committee examining the recently published amendment to Israel’s Class Action Law.

March 7, 2023

District Court Dismisses 66 Class Actions over Accessibility

In a precedential ruling, the Tel Aviv District Court dismissed 66 motions to certify class actions filed against dozens of public companies. The motions alleged the companies’ financial reports and reporting to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange’s MAYA system were not accessible to people with disabilities. Eyal Nachshon, Zohar Haim Levinger, and Naama Ben Arosh Moshe represented a large number of the companies.

January 19, 2023

Webinar: Accessibility of Company’s Reports

As part of a webinar held by the Israeli Association of Publicly Traded Companies, Eyal Nachshon lectured on the accessibility of company reports in the Magna and Maya systems and the exposure of public companies to public lawsuits in connection with the violation of accessibility obligations.

December 18, 2022

Representation in Class Action for Polluting Ashalim River

Following pollution to the Ashalim River and its surrounding areas in 2017, three plaintiffs filed a class action against Rotem Amfert, a subsidiary of ICL Group, for NIS 400 million. The plaintiffs demanded compensation for the ecological damage caused to the area.  

July 20, 2022

Barnea Representing Shefayim Water Park in Class Action Lawsuit

 Advs. Eran Winner represented Shefayim Water Park in reaching a settlement agreement in the class action filed against it over alleged violations of Israel’s Prevention of Smoking in Public Places and Exposure to Smoking Law.

May 20, 2020

Class Action Lawsuits Skyrocket Following Coronavirus Crisis

Adv. Zohar Lande was interviewed by Globes, where he revealed that the number of requests for class action approval coming to our office has increased twofold since the start of the coronavirus crisis. According to Zohar, no action is required by the legislature or the courts in this respect.

January 1, 2020

Eyal Nachshon Op-Ed: New Supreme Court Ruling Will Allow Businesses to Repel Class Actions

Eyal Nachshon, Partner at our Litigation Department published an op-ed in Dun's Calcalist on the new Supreme Court ruling that would-be plaintiffs must approach defendants before filing a class action suit. According to Eyal and Amichay, this ruling is significant news for private businesses seeking to repel class action lawsuits.

December 13, 2018

Barnea Represented Azrieli Group in a Class Action Suit

Advs. Zohar Lande, Eyal Nachshon, and Omer Keydar of Barnea's Litigation Department represented Azrieli Group in a class action suit for not displaying a price per unit of measure for certain products on its e-commerce website. A settlement was reached in the suit.

October 29, 2017

Class Action against Espresso Club Rejected by the Court

The Central District Court has rejected the application for a class action filed in 2015 against Espresso Club for misleading customers about the method of charging an acquired package of coffee capsules. In addition, the court ordered the plaintiff to pay all legal expenses. Espresso Club was represented by Advs. Zohar Lande and Itay Hatam of our firm's Litigation Department.