Contracts and Commercial Law

YBD provides wide-ranging guidance and assistance to varied clients, corporates and individuals.


YBD’s services range from the planning and structuring stages of a transaction through the preparation and negotiation of the transaction documents.  Our practice covers local transactions as well as cross-border arrangements.

YBD represents its clients before the Israeli Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, including the Israeli Office of the Chief Scientist and the Investment Center. 


YBD’s attorneys handle a diverse range of commercial agreements. In the field of intellectual property, YBD’s expertise covers licensing of technology trade secrets, patents, trademarks and copyrights, strategic collaborations, research and development transactions, technology transfers and acquisition of technologies from private entities and academic institutions. Our experience in dealing with these transactions covers computer software, biotechnology and medical devices, manufacturing designs, digital content and many other technologies, software shrink-wrap and click-through agreements.


YBD’s team has the all-encompassing proficiency that our clients need to negotiate and draft non-disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, development agreements, distribution agreements, reseller agreements, supply, purchase and sale agreements, and manufacturing agreements.


Our practice also covers pre-incorporation arrangements; structuring of inter-relations between founders; corporate structure planning; incorporation documents and procedures; equity and debt financing including seed funding, angel investments and venture financing; share and option incentive plans; equity buy-back and repurchase plans; executive management, board of directors and shareholders' operations; corporate governance and the corporate regulatory environment; directors' and officers' duties and liabilities; indemnification and insurance; and interested-party transactions.


In addition, YBD can offer clients counsel related to ongoing day-to-day corporate maintenance, corporate reporting and other regulatory requirements, registration and establishment in Israel of foreign-owned subsidiaries, mergers and acquisitions, and winding up of corporate entities.


For assistance in these areas please contact [email protected]

Real Estate

YBD has extensive experience in representing entrepreneurs, developers, property owners and potential purchasers in complex real estate transactions. Our real estate practice includes development projects, planning and zoning matters, sale and lease of real estate assets, real estate taxation and real estate litigation.

Our skilled real estate litigation team has the expertise to handle disputes that arise concerning construction defects; property partnership dissolutions; claims related to the use, possession, and ownership of real estate; as well as disputes related to fraudulent property registration documents.
YBD has the know-how and capability to meet our clients’ needs, acting on their behalf in real estate transactions and disputes before all Israeli courts, the Israeli Income Tax Authorities, the Israeli Real Estate Registrar, the Condominium Registrar, and the Local, District and National Planning and Building Committees.

For assistance in these areas please contact [email protected]