Afik News 263 15.08.2018

Afik News 263 15.08.2018


Legislative Updates

July 10, 2018

Under certain circumstances an arbitration clause in a corporation’s articles of association may constitute a depriving condition in a uniform contract

The articles of association of a cooperative society that constitutes a monopoly in the field of copyright protection included an arbitration clause according to which in the event of a dispute between the cooperative and the creators, its shareholders, the cooperative will have exclusive authority over the manner of appointment and tenure of an arbitrator...

July 19, 2018

Partners in a discontinued corporation may be personally liable for the city tax debts of the corporation

Three established a business and entered into a partnership agreement, under which it was agreed that a company will be established and only one of them will be registered as a shareholder. The company accumulated a municipal tax debt and the municipality demanded that the shareholder and the other partners pay the company’s property tax debt personally...

July 15, 2018

An employee who did not attend to work after her dismissal was terminated due to her pregnancy is deemed to have resigned

An employee decided to disclose her pregnancy close to the end of the advance notice period. The employer informed the employee that her dismissal is canceled but she did not return to work and in a conversation made it clear that she does not intend to return to work...

July 22, 2018

A person who’s bank account was placed under a lien and did nothing to prevent it will not receive compensation for damage to his reputation

A municipal parking report did not reach its destination on time and its existence was learnt only upon receipt of an increased debt demand. The municipality rejected the debtor's request to cancel the report and imposed a lien on the debtor's bank account...

June 20, 2018

In a commissioned work, the first owner of the copyright is the commissioner and not the photographer

A pair of professional photographers took photos at a wedding and these photos were ended up being uploaded to a wedding dresses marketing and designing commercial company's Instagram account, without giving credit to the photographers...

July 15, 2018

A residential apartment owned by a spouse prior to marriage may remain in his possession even if the couple married

A couple married when the husband had a residential apartment at the time. The couple subsequently divorced and the bank wanted to remove the woman and her daughter from the apartment, partly because a few years earlier, the woman had signed a waiver that she had no rights to the apartment...