A famous saying attributed to Albert Einstein states that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results - does this apply also to public tenders?
Fields of Practice
AFIK & Co. is much more than a traditional legal service provider. We take pride in our firm’s ability to provide top-notch legal and business services in almost every area of business law.
Provision of notarial services including signature authentication, certification of copies, certification of translation, notarized affidavits, notarized powers of attorney, confirmation of receipt of an affidavit or declaration of a translator, certificate of life, prenuptial agreements, notarized wills and apostillization.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Representation in mergers and acquisition transactions, joint venture agreements, investments, complex business transactions and negotiations.
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
Escorting businesses, corporates and joint ventures in the day to day activities and managing corporate disputes.
Commercial, Banking and Financial
Supply of full and personal guidance to businesses, corporate law, commercial agreements, license and distribution agreements, labor law, structured finance and "over-the-counter" financial derivatives.
Representation in resolution of corporate or other disputes, tenders and public law (constitutional law & administrative law), whether at Court or in arbitration in Israel and outside of Israel.
Capital Markets and Stock Exchange Regulations
Our firm handles all areas related to working with Australia, but especially in all issues related to IPO's in Australia, commencing with the liaison with brokers, continuing with the relationship with investors, managing the entire IPO process, including drafting the IPO prospectus, and assisting companies with all issues of regulation and post-IPO activities.
International Transactions and Dispute Resolution
Escorting businesses, corporates and joint ventures in their international activities
Representation in sale and lease and other real estate related issues, in cooperation with Israeli and other experts.
High-Tech and Technology
Representing clients who are in the high tech and technology sector, including developers of software or hardware products and developers of other technologies.
Intergenerational Transfer (Trusts, Estates and Lasting Powers of Attorney)
Our firm handles all issues of intergenerational transfers, including arranging the transfer of ownership and management in family owned businesses and companies, trusts and estates, wills and inheritances and lasting powers of attorney
Parentage, Surrogacy and Adoption
Support in parenting agreements, surrogacy and citizenship procedures in Israel
Labor Law and Immigration
Legal representation on issues of immigration, residency and citizenship.
Representing employers or employees in issues related to labor law, whether at the stage of drafting agreement or in disputes resolution.
Maritime, Aviation and Transportation Law
Legal representation on issues of maritime, Aviation and Transportation
Taxation and Government Incentives and Funding
Supply together with experts in the field of guidance as to tax and government benefits and funding.
Representation in issues related to antitrust, whether at the stage of drafting agreement or in disputes resolution.
Public Law, Environment and Tenders
Assistance in preparing tenders and tender offers, representation of authorities and vis-a-vis authorities or at Courts with regards to tenders, elections and other issues, including environmental and hazardous materials issues.
The average person opens his morning with coffee and a newspaper, or, to be precise, with Ynet or other Internet news-site, and a review of his Facebook “feed".
On April 6, 1995, one of the most famous murder cases took place in Israel and would occupy the Israeli courts, scholars and the legislature for the ensuing decades - the Supreme Court gave the verdict in the Apropim case,(1) thus murdering, some say, the contractual legal certainty in Israel.
In the crazy days of Spring 2020, when it seems like the world is in the midst of a third world war where all nations are under the Corona virus attack, many business owners, especially those who operated in the dining and entertainment sectors, found themselves at the battlefront.
We are in the midst of unconventional times and naturally experience feelings of uncertainty and concerns.
The Corona Virus bears many health and economic risks, but also creates a new playing ground and set of game rules that corporations and their managers have not previously faced.
For Israeli companies looking to commence or expand their overseas operations, Australia is land of opportunity and can serve as a gateway to doing business in the broader Asia-Pacific region and may even be a good spring-board to the American and the Commonwealth markets.
The main way of preventing financial disputes in spousal relationships, whether during the relationship or upon its termination, is by a prenuptial agreement.
An employee approches the employer and asks for a loan.
"10 Let no one be found among you who sacrifices their son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, 11 or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead.
An entrepreneur of a startup company which was represented by our firm had a serious illness which caused him to be hospitalized in a coma state for a long period of time, unable to manage the company, which came to a standstill because the entrepreneur was the key person in the company.
The ASX has announced that it is planning to launch a new technology index in February, 2020, giving Australia what some industry players have called a smaller version of the NASDAQ-100 index.