• MEDIATION, MEDIATION, MEDIATION
    MEDIATION, MEDIATION, MEDIATIONMediation is undoubtedly the leading alternative method of dispute resolution, both domestically and internationally as a means of resolving all manner of commercial and business disputes. READ MORE
  • THE NEW DUE DILIGENCE RISKS FOR COMPANIES EXPANDING ABROAD
    THE NEW DUE DILIGENCE RISKS FOR COMPANIES EXPANDING ABROAD As the Israeli member of the Global M&A Network, Y. Ben-Dror has written the Israeli chapter of TalkLawGlobal comparative law research entitled "The New Due Diligence Risks for Companies Expanding Abroad". READ MORE
  • THE SUPREME COURT: THE SALE OF A DEVICE ENABLING THE BYPASSING OF TECHNOLOGICAL SECURITY TOOLS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A BREACH OF COPYRIGHT
    THE SUPREME COURT: THE SALE OF A DEVICE ENABLING THE BYPASSING OF TECHNOLOGICAL SECURITY TOOLS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A BREACH OF COPYRIGHTThe Supreme Court found that Israeli copyright laws (both the Israeli Copyright Law of 1911 and the Copyright Law of 2007) do not provide that the bypassing of technological security tools constitutes a breach of copyright.READ MORE
  • THE SUPREME COURT: AN ARBITRATOR MAY, IN CERTAIN CASES, PROVIDE AN OUTRIGHT RULING WITHOUT HOLDING ANY EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR FACTUAL INVESTIGATION
    THE SUPREME COURT: AN ARBITRATOR MAY, IN CERTAIN CASES, PROVIDE AN OUTRIGHT RULING WITHOUT HOLDING ANY EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR FACTUAL INVESTIGATIONThe Israeli Supreme Court found that an arbitrator may provide an outright ruling without holding any evidentiary hearing or factual investigation.READ MORE
  • THE SUPREME COURT: DISCREPANCY BETWEEN A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND A FOREIGN RULING APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT WILL NOT NECESSARILY PREVENT THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE FOREIGN RULING IN ISRAEL
    THE SUPREME COURT: DISCREPANCY BETWEEN A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND A FOREIGN RULING APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT WILL NOT NECESSARILY PREVENT THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE FOREIGN RULING IN ISRAELThe Israeli Supreme Court found that the discrepancy between the settlement agreement and the Florida court’s ruling should be settled by the Florida court, and in any event it did not prevent the enforcement of the ruling.READ MORE
  • LABOR COURT: A SUBSTANTIAL CONCERN OF INABILITY TO PAY SALARIES MAY GIVE RISE TO PERSONAL LIABILITY OF THE CONTROLLING SHAREHOLDERS
    LABOR COURT: A SUBSTANTIAL CONCERN OF INABILITY TO PAY SALARIES MAY GIVE RISE TO PERSONAL LIABILITY OF THE CONTROLLING SHAREHOLDERSThe Israeli Regional Labor Court has found that under the good faith doctrine, an employer must evaluate its anticipated ability to meet its obligations towards its employees.READ MORE
  • THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT ISSUED TENDERS FOR TWO PRIVATE SEAPORTS
    THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT ISSUED TENDERS FOR TWO PRIVATE SEAPORTSThe Israeli Government issued two international tenders (Wednesday, July 3rd) for the construction and operation of two new private seaports which will compete with the existing Ashdod and Haifa ports. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared the move "the end of monopolies" at the nation`s ports.READ MORE
  • DISTRICT COURT: LACK OF COMMERCIAL REASONING BEHIND A PURCHASE ORDER JUSTIFIES PERSONAL LIABILITY OF OFFICEHOLDERS
    DISTRICT COURT: LACK OF COMMERCIAL REASONING BEHIND A PURCHASE ORDER JUSTIFIES PERSONAL LIABILITY OF OFFICEHOLDERSThe Israeli District Court: absence of commercial reasoning behind a purchase order for goods, amounting to bad faith by an officeholder, justifies levying personal liability on the officeholder issuing the purchase order.READ MORE
  • DISTRICT COURT: DISTRIBUTION OF DIVIDENDS IS NOT A “TRANSACTION” UNDER THE COMPANIES LAW
    DISTRICT COURT: DISTRIBUTION OF DIVIDENDS IS NOT A “TRANSACTION” UNDER THE COMPANIES LAWThe Commercial Division of the Israeli District Court has held that a dividend distribution to shareholders, including to the controlling shareholder (even if such distribution involves a reduction of capital approved by the Court) does not constitute a “transaction” for the purposes of the Israeli Companies Law.READ MORE
  • AGENCY CONTRACT LAW (COMMERCIAL AGENT AND PRINCIPAL)
    AGENCY CONTRACT LAW (COMMERCIAL AGENT AND PRINCIPAL)On April 27, 2012 Israel’s new Agency Contract Law (Commercial Agent and Principal) 2012 (the “Law”) came into force. This legislation has markedly improved the position of commercial agents, providing them with significant rights.READ MORE
  • COPYRIGHT AND ANTI-SPAM
    COPYRIGHT AND ANTI-SPAMRecent legislation from the Israeli parliament, strives to cope with constantly developing technological advances.READ MORE
  • REVERSE TRIANGULAR MERGERS UNDER ISRAELI LAW
    REVERSE TRIANGULAR MERGERS UNDER ISRAELI LAWA recent ruling by the Israeli District Court in Tel Aviv endorses Reverse Triangular Mergers under the Israeli Companies Law-1999 (the "Law"), the recognition of which had been controversial.READ MORE