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August 3, 2021
On lasting power of attorney instead of a Turkish telenovela on Netflix
Lasting Power of Attorney
a parent that is getting older and not at his or her prime are not limited to Turkish telenovelas on Netflix – regretfully, such are a daily reality. At times, these conflicts – which can easily destroy the delicate family fabric and cause great distress to the parent – may reach the point of appointing […]
July 24, 2021
Clear message of Labor Court to employees: Steal and Laundered Money!
Labor Law and Immigration
An article on the issue of protecting the database of the business by proper employment agreements and the need for a labor law risk survey. The article was written by Doron Afik, Esq. of Afik & Co
July 8, 2021
A Best Effort Obligation – The Gap between the Reality and the Desired
Commercial, Banking and Financial
A landlord undertook to assist the tenant in obtaining a business license but later it became clear that zoning restrictions prevented the receipt of the business license and the tenant sought to be released from the contract. When does a commitment to assist become a commitment to achieve a result and when will liability attach […]
June 26, 2021
Mine, Yours, the boss’ !
Copyright, Media and Artists
An article on the importance of creating an employment agreement arranged through a lawyer who also understands the subject of intellectual property to ensure that the rights in the employees' labor products belong to the employer and not to the employees
June 2, 2021
Forgot to check that your employer duly paid you? Too bad, so sad
Labor Law and Immigration
An employer pays his employee’s wages at varying times: once by the 10th, but sometimes also on the 15th, or the 20th. On the first few times the employee is not “excited”, but after the fifth time, he “wakes up” and seeks to file a claim for holding back wages. But, then, it may be […]
May 18, 2021
Where there is a will, there are relatives – on notarized wills and dementia
Notarial wills and testaments
Parents usually want to make sure that certainly during their lives, but even after their demise, the relationship between their children will be a good and loving relationship, however wills and inheritances are one of the major causes of conflicts between family members. Writing a clear will and in a way that cannot be attacked […]
May 16, 2021
I did steal, but you will pay – defamation against employees ?
Commercial, Banking and Financial
An article on defamation against an employee when updating employees and others regarding the circumstances of his dismissal
May 1, 2021
May I offer you some SPAC ?
Capital Markets and Stock Exchange Regulations
An article on taking a company public by a merger with a SPAC - the relatively new fashion on stock exchanges. The article was written by Tomer Horowitz, Adv. of Afik & Co.
April 17, 2021
Some thought on Europe’s private hostile takeover of the business world
Commercial, Banking and Financial
An article on the GDPR, their worldwide adoption even though there are merely a European directive and the risks of a company that does not conduct a risk survey and an internal enforcement plan on the subject
March 20, 2021
Hast thou killed, and also taken possession? If you are an officer and the company suffered no loss – all’s well
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
A company pays a 100 grand a month for cleaning services. The new CEO replaces the clean-up team with another service provider that charges only 75 grand a month, but “neglects” to disclose that the new service provider is his childhood friend. This is certainly a blunt breach of trust, but is the officer obligated […]
March 13, 2021
When the board does not issue a death warrant against my father but kills him
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
My father – David Afik – passed away from Corona in December, 2020, although he never contracted the virus. My father was executed at the age of 86 under a death sentence imposed on him by the Israeli government, even though it never took a decision to kill him. Au Contraire, the death sentence was […]
March 5, 2021
“Four Sons” participate in a tender – who will win?
Public Law, Environment and Tenders
An article in the spirit of Passover on the right way to submit a bid for a public tender and the importance of legal assistance by a lawyer with experience in the field. The article was written by Yair Aloni, Adv. of Afik & Co.
February 20, 2021
So what if the waiver was fraudulently induced? You waived your rights!
Commercial, Banking and Financial
An article on the question of whether a settlement agreement that includes a waiver of claims prevents the filing of a claim in a fraud case
February 1, 2021
Copyrights coming out of the drawer
Copyright, Media and Artists
The process of getting a creative work our of the drawer and published is a very important part of realizing its potential. However, along with the understandable desire of the creator to maximize the work’s potential (after all, what good is an idea for a script or an app if such remain known only to […]
January 15, 2021
On Covid-19, legal capacity and lasting power of attorney
Lasting Power of Attorney
An article on the importance of the tool of lasting power of attorney, especially during the Covid-19 plague and a person's risk of becoming anesthetized and respirated, and all the damage that will be discovered when such person returns to normal life and may be avoided with this tool.
January 10, 2021
I promised, but did not promise to keep – the risk of contracting local authorities
Public Law, Environment and Tenders
An article on the importance of taking the correct measures when contracting a local authority, in order to avoid a later repudiation of the agreement and refusal to pay the consideration
December 13, 2020
On insanity and purchasing an apartment …
Real Estate
An article on the need to purchase an apartment or sell it, accompanied by an experienced lawyer, from a reputable firm and with satisfactory professional insurance coverage,
December 12, 2020
Employer’s obligation due to quarantine orders under Covid-19
Labor Law and Immigration
An article on payment to employees for forced days of quarantine due to the Covid-19 epidemic and putting employees on unpaid leave during the Covid-19 period
November 28, 2020
On restrictive arrangements and criminal liability of corporate officers
An article on the personal criminal liability of officers o restrictive trade arrangement offences by the company and the manner in which it may be avoided.
November 15, 2020
Cancellation of tender – the thin line between legitimate and unreasonable
Public Law, Environment and Tenders
An article on the ability of the Tenders Committee to cancel a tender after opening the bids and then launch a new tender. The article was written by Adv. Yair Aloni, from Afik & Co.
October 24, 2020
ASX, OMX, SGX and Mrs. Cohen from Singapore …
Capital Markets and Stock Exchange Regulations
An article on the issue of IPOing and Israeli company on a foreign market (e.g. in Australia, Singapore or Nasdaq Nordic) and whether to list the Israeli company or a special purpose vehicle (SPV).
October 9, 2020
ASX accepts TASE as a home exchange for secondary ASX listings
Capital Markets and Stock Exchange Regulations
An article on the acknowledgement of the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) for dual listings purposes.
October 3, 2020
Corporate control agreements – cooperation or coercion?
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
Two entrepreneurs incorporated a company and want to ensure their control over it even after the entry of investors. The way to ensure this may be through a ‘control agreement’ or a ‘voting agreement’, in which the parties may undertake to agree between them on any vote before casting it. But then it may turn […]
September 21, 2020
To register or not to register (a trademark), this is the question…
Commercial, Banking and Financial
Registering a trademark is a relatively simple procedure, but it is a significant step in starting a new business, so it is important to do it correctly, as soon as practical, and using an experienced lawyer. Incorrect, or late, registration may create issues later on, which will render the protection ineffective and may cause additional […]
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