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May 8, 2024

Barnea: Participating in Bar-Ilan University Environmental Law Hackathon

Anat Even-Chen introduced the environmental law hackathon and assisted Bar-Ilan University students in formulating their project proposals, which were presented for judging today before Dr. Zvi Gabbay.

February 27, 2024

Environmental Aspects of M&A Transactions: Lecture by Sagi Gross

Sagi Gross, a partner in our firm, lectured at Bar-Ilan University as part of a course on environmental law. He discussed the environmental aspects of MA transactions

June 5, 2023

Sagi Gross Lectures at Bar-Ilan University

Sagi Gross, a firm partner, was a guest lecturer in an environmental law course at Bar-Ilan University. He spoke about the environmental aspects of merger and acquisition transactions.

July 6, 2023

Conference: ESG – What’s the Story?

Our firm hosted a morning workshop of experts from the ESG and sustainability field. Dr. Zvi Gabbay lectured on the legal angle of ESG. Michal Weiss, the ESG manager at Doral, discussed how to undertake ESG activities within an organization. Hagit Genish Gil lectured on how to make ESG activity suitable for a large organization. Michal Gat, the CEO of Titan, closed the event with a lecture on how to build a branding story that is right for a company’s activities.

February 9, 2023

Webinar for Legal Counsels on Role of Legal Advisor in Relation to ESG Risks

Our firm held a webinar for members of the In-House Counsels for In-House Counsels Organization, in which Dr. Zvi Gabbay presented existing regulation in Israel in the field of ESG and the trends in the US and Europe. He also discussed ESG risk management in an environmental context.

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.  

June 8, 2022

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 MA transactions. He discussed due diligence processes, indemnity mechanisms, ESG investments, and more.

December 27, 2021

Lecture: The Practice of Environmental Law

Dr. Zvi Gabbay will lecture today to members of the "Law and Environment" student club at Bar-Ilan University. The lecture will cover the practice of environmental law and include an analysis of precedent-setting judgments on the subject of the environment.

December 1, 2021

ESG – Risks and Legal Responsibility – A Lecture by Dr. Zvi Gabbay

Since the COVID-19 outbreak and the exacerbation of the climate crisis, ESG factors have increasingly influenced the profit line of businesses. The ESG Management Program at the Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University, which will open in March 2022, will bring the most important aspects of ESG to those whose activities have an impact on the investment chain: executives, directors, investors, analysts, and public sector personnel. As part of the program, Dr. Zvi Gabbay will give a lecture entitled: "Risks and Legal Responsibility - How ESG Becomes a Significant Part of the Duties of an Organization's Officers and What Happens When Neglected."

October 25, 2021

Bar-Ilan University Law and Environment Club: Ethical Consumerism and Sustainable Fashion

As part of the inaugural event of Bar-Ilan University’s Law and Environment Club, firm partner Sagi Gross will deliver opening remarks on the importance of law and the environment. His speech will touch on developments and changes in recent years.

October 13, 2016

Hackathon for Sustainable Urban Mobility

Adv. Asaf Shalev will serve as a mentor and participate at the Herzliya sustainable urban mobility Hackathon, which takes place on October 27th , in cooperation with the European Union.

December 16, 2014

The Treatment of Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Batteries Law

The Treatment of Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Batteries Law came into effect recently. Asaf Shalev,head of Environmental Law at Barnea Co explains the Law and its ramifications for suppliers, distributors and marketers.

January 1, 2012

The Challenges of technological innovation in water in Israel

Israel is proud of its water industry. It is an Industry that is based on limited resources and growing needs of the domestic water market, the global thirst for water solutions in all areas and the global reputation of companies that deal with Israeli water technology. Israel is also known for its technological industries. The local industry was based upon proven capabilities for initiating, financing, growth and realization of the companies in all areas of technology and life sciences. 

January 26, 2011

Barnea & Co. advised GES Global Environmental Solutions Ltd.

Barnea advised GES Global Environmental Solutions Ltd. in connection with an international tender issued by the Republic of Rwanda for the supply and installation of two containerized water treatment units.