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July 25, 2020
Lien on me…
Commercial, Banking and Financial
“Possession in nine tenth of the law”, but what happens when possession is given to a contractor performing a job for the owners of the property but later refuses to return it?
May 10, 2020
What do you Do when you Wake Up in the Morning?
Commercial, Banking and Financial
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".
December 14, 2019
On Jabotinsky and the new national sport – personal claims against control holders
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
An article in The Observer newspaper 5.
May 28, 2019
On how to save money on a partnership agreement and destroy the business
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
So, you met with some friends or family members and decided to set up a business together.
April 5, 2019
On Alchemy (turning steel into gold), Cousins and Prime Ministers
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
A person (e.
January 27, 2019
You Shared or Liked on Facebook? The Court Claim Against you is En-Route
High-Tech and Technology
A friend shared on Facebook a picture or a post with his opinion on an election candidate.
November 19, 2018
On Yair Netanyahu and Infringement of Privacy
Commercial, Banking and Financial
One morning you discover that the taxi driver who took you and several friends from a night out, recorded you talking about personal issues and published it on the Internet.
May 6, 2018
So how do you “inflate” a claim against a prior employer? Easily!
Labor Law and Immigration
We often encounter the filing of inflated claims by employees against their former employers.
March 27, 2018
A story on a Maritime Waybill and a Captain with a (Moldy) Wooden Leg
Maritime, Aviation and Transportation Law
A riddle: A maritime waybill states that all claims will be settled only in London, United Kingdom, but the goods are Norwegian wood loaded in Finland on a Singapore owned ship, leased to a Bermuda company, subleasing it to a Danish freighter which issued the waybill to an Israeli purchaser utilizing a Portuguese agent and when the vessel set anchor in Israel it turned out that due to negligence of the Spanish crew (but the captain was Russian, and the cook, naturally, a Swedish chef !
February 27, 2018
Waiver of Privilege by a Trustee in Bankruptcy Proceedings
Dispute Resolution
In Avonwick v Shlosberg [2017] Ch 210, Mr Justice Arnold rejected the widely held assumption that a trustee-in-bankruptcy simply ‘stood in the shoes’ of the bankrupt as regards his rights of privilege and was free to waive the privilege for the purposes of the bankruptcy.
December 2, 2017
Maritime Lien and Ship Arrest in Israel for Maritime Bunkering Debts
International Transactions and Dispute Resolution
When a car fuels at a gas station and "neglects" to pay, it is a debt of dozens of dollars at most and it is relatively easy to locate the vehicle owner and collect the money.
November 21, 2017
Indemnification Letter for Officers and Directors
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
In recent years there has been a trend of increase of liability of directors and officers of companies in respect of acts performed by the company.
October 10, 2017
Why was my bequest in the will disqualified? I just wanted to help!
Dispute Resolution
A person writes a will and wishes to bequeath the assets to his children.
August 16, 2017
The Requirement of Good Faith in Labor Court Claims
Labor Law and Immigration
As an office that represents employers in labor disputes we often encounter claims, the background of which is the employee's belief that Labor Courts tend to favor employees and do not order payment of expenses in case of a rejection of a claim.
August 2, 2017
You too want to be a criminal? Manage a business database!
Commercial, Banking and Financial
How would you react if a law would require a government license and supervision for possessing a computer or a cell phone?
May 24, 2017
Disclosure duties upon sale of used vehicles
Commercial, Banking and Financial
The sale of the used vehicle’s market is one of the markets in which the seller, especially one who is a car merchant, has a great advantage on the purchaser who is unable to easily discover what is “under the hood.
March 29, 2017
Need an employer await a formal sexual harassment complaint prior to commencing procedures?
Labor Law and Immigration
An employer suspects existence of sexual harassment in the workplace.
March 15, 2017
Confidentiality of arbitration proceedings in Israel
Dispute Resolution
Any law school graduate will explain that one of the main advantages of arbitration proceedings on Court proceedings (beyond the fact that the arbitrator may have expertise in the required field, one may arbitrate in a language that is not necessarily Hebrew and the process is usually faster than Court proceedings) is that arbitration proceedings are confidential.
March 1, 2017
Blocking distribution of fake products in Israel
International Transactions and Dispute Resolution
The owner of an international brand suddenly discovers that products bearing the name of the brand are distributed in Israel but such are fake products that were not produced by it or under license.
February 15, 2017
The agreed arbitrator refuses to accept the nomination. What to do?
Dispute Resolution
Parties to an agreement agree that a specific person is to serve as an arbitrator in any future disputes between them.
January 4, 2017
How to save money incorporating a business (and pay dearly in the future)
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
The phrase "I do not have enough money to buy cheap" is true in many cases, but certainly when establishing a company or a business enterprise.
December 7, 2016
Public Hearing and Trade Secrets
Dispute Resolution
The public nature of the legal process is part of the foundations of the legal system practiced in Israel.
October 13, 2016
Validity of a Contract made for Appearance Sake Only
Taxation and Government Incentives and Funding
An Israeli company wished to penetrate the European market and for that purpose contracted a Belgian company and agreed on fees for such services.
September 28, 2016
Civil search warrant against an employee suspected of stealing trade secrets
Labor Law and Immigration
An Employer summoned an employee to a hearing prior to termination.
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