end of 2007 , After many years of procedure, the Knesset passed the Copyright Law, 5768-2007, which replaced the Mandatory Ordinance which applied until that date.
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.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
Commercial, Banking and Financial
Capital Markets and Stock Exchange Regulations
International Transactions and Dispute Resolution
Copyright, Media and Artists
High-Tech and Technology
Intergenerational Law (Trusts, Estates, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Parenting)
Labor Law and Immigration
Maritime, Aviation and Transportation Law
Taxation and Government Incentives and Funding
Public Law, Environment and Tenders
There are different justifications for copyright protection, and they are usually divided into two groups: the protection of the author's natural right to the fruits of his labor, and economic-utilitarian justifications: without protection there would be no incentive for creation and investment.
Our firm handles the field of intellectual property both in the field of protection by statutory registration and in the field of litigation in case of infringement of intellectual property rights.
The recent period and the spread of the Covid-19 virus, brings with it for many people - not necessarily the elderly - many questions about the need to settle their affairs if they find themselves hospitalized under a serious condition and can not take care of their own affairs.
A local authority receives a government grant to finance enrichment courses for students under a program built for that purpose by a contractor.
Section 34H of the Israeli Penal Code provides for the protection of insanity for criminal offenses.
The Covid-19 Epidemic has led to an unprecedented global state of emergency and created substantial uncertainty in the employment market.
Companies enter into agreements as a matter of routine, whether orally or in writing, and often without thinking about the consequences involved.
A company participated in a tender after diligently filling out all the tender forms and once the bids were revealed it became clear that it met all the threshold conditions.
One of the questions that arises in any IPO of an Israeli company on a foreign stock exchange (for example on the Australian Securities Exchange - the ASX, in Singapore - SMX, or NASDAQ Nordic - OMX) is whether to IPO the Israeli company or IPO a special purpose vehicle/company (SPV or SPC) incorporated for that purpose and to become the parent of the Israeli company on listing.
After over 20 years of working as a corporate and public markets lawyer in Sydney, Australia, and acting on numerous listings on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), a few years ago, when I was contemplating my relocation to Israel and joining the office of Afik & Co.
Two entrepreneurs incorporated a company and want to ensure their control over it even after the entry of investors.
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