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Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Supreme Court: A Service Text Message Is Not a Violation of the Spam Law

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The Supreme Court recently ruled on the issue of whether sending a text message in the course of customer service constitutes a violation of the Spam Law. The Court granted the Bezeq company’s appeal regarding the...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

The Difference between a Distributor and an Agent in the Law's Eyes

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Do you sell, market, or distribute someone else’s goods in Israel? Your role, whether as a distributor or as an agent, affects the rights you are entitled to by law. If you act as a commercial agent and not as a...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

ICO 2.0 - The IEO Financing Model

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Signs of recovery in the crypto field are obvious and the investing public is again interested in companies operating in this realm. Thus, with the initial coin offering (ICO) era considered over, it seems there is a new tool...more

Mintz - Intellectual Property Viewpoints

Emerging Legal Trends AI: Can Israel Join the U.S. and Europe as a Leader in AI Protections?

The intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and intellectual property invokes fascinating theoretical questions. For example, can a machine own an invention? Or be liable for the consequences of its actions? However,...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Israeli Registrar of Amutot Presents a New Policy – Certificate of Proper Management Valid for Two Years

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The Israeli Registrar of Amutot and Dedications has changed its policy on the granting of certificates of proper management to Amutot and public benefit companies (PBC). From now on, any Amutot and PBC that meets particular...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Advertising Message or Informational Content? - How Israeli Courts Interpret the “Spam Law”

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More and more people have begun filing claims on the grounds of violations of the “Spam Law.” Israeli courts, for their part, are conveying an encouraging message to consumers in their latest rulings: they are awarding...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Guidelines for Standardization of Contracts and Tenders of Infrastructure Companies in the Area of Transportation

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In light of the rise of investments in transportation projects, the Accountant General of the Ministry of Finance, the Director General of the Ministry of Transport, and the Manager of the Government Companies Authority...more

Dechert LLP

Unintended Consequences of Investing According to Environmental, Social and Governance Principles

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Institutional investors, asset managers and others in the financial services industry increasingly are adopting environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) investment principles to attract and retain business from socially...more

White & Case LLP

Outlook for M&A in Israel: Execs expect the bull run to continue: Four trends set to define 2019 and beyond

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Our research suggests that M&A activity involving Israeli companies is set to remain strong during 2019 and beyond, despite potential challenges from slower global growth and both regional and international political...more

White & Case LLP

Outlook for M&A in Israel: Execs expect the bull run to continue: Expect domestic acquirers to dominate and Asian investment to...

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Last year's cross-border inbound and outbound deal value total of US$20.4 billion was more than three times the domestic-only figure of US$8.1 billion. However, many expect a reversal in 2019....more

White & Case LLP

Outlook for M&A in Israel: Execs expect the bull run to continue: Global economic headwinds do not worry dealmakers

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Many survey respondents are so confident about the prospects for M&A activity in the next 12 months that they do not view a possible global economic slowdown as an obstacle. More than three-quarters of respondents (76...more

White & Case LLP

Outlook for M&A in Israel: Execs expect the bull run to continue: Optimism about M&A is stronger than ever

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Deals targeting Israeli companies hit an all-time high of US$26.5 billion in 2018, from 103 deals—an increase of 4.5 percent in terms of value compared to 2017. Much of this increase was due to a jump in domestic dealmaking,...more

White & Case LLP

Outlook for M&A in Israel: Execs expect the bull run to continue: Israel M&A, by the numbers

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Our third annual survey finds that a bullish outlook and the ascendance of domestic and Asian buyers could make 2019 a standout year.... ...Selected charts provide an overview of 2018 performance, including M&A value and...more

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

E-2 Treaty Investor Classification Now Open to Israeli Citizens

The U.S. Embassy in Israel recently announced that Israeli citizens are now eligible to apply for the E-2 treaty investor classification, which invites Israeli entrepreneurs to invest in U.S. companies by either establishing...more

Cozen O'Connor

E-2 Visas Now Available for Israeli Nationals

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After a long wait, the U.S. Department of State has announced that a treaty investor agreement has finally been executed between Israel and the United States. Effective today, May 1, 2019, Israeli citizens may now apply for...more

K&L Gates LLP

Australia and Israel Sign Double Taxation Agreement

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Australia and Israel recently signed a double tax agreement providing further opportunities for bilateral trade and investment between the two countries. The DTA is the Convention between the Government of Australia and the...more

Holland & Knight LLP

E-2 Treaty Investor Visas Available to Israeli Nationals as of May 1, 2019

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The U.S. Embassy in Israel has finally made the long-awaited announcement that the required treaty agreement has been signed pursuant to which nationals of Israel will be able to apply for an E-2 visa as of May 1,...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

E-2 Treaty Investor Visa Open To Israeli Citizens

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The U.S. Embassy in Israel has announced that the necessary agreement has been signed and Israeli citizens will be able to apply for an E-2 Visa as of May 1, 2019. This is an important announcement for the Israeli high-tech...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Alert! E-2 Visas Available To Israeli Citizens In May 2019

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Israelis will finally be eligible to receive an E-2 Treaty Investor Visa. The U.S. Embassy in Israel has confirmed it will begin processing E-2 visas for Israeli citizens effective May 1, 2019. This announcement follows...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Israel Expresses Concerns Over Investment Fund Security Measures

Israel’s investment industry has been reported as growing, and not surprisingly it has received interest from the Israeli Securities Authority. Late last year the ISA surveyed several funds and found that they were not...more

Morgan Lewis

E-2 Treaty Investor Visa Eligibility for Israel Expected May 1

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Israeli entrepreneurs will be able to get E-2 investor visas to launch startups in high-tech and other industries in the United States, and to work in the country to develop those businesses. Reciprocal rules will allow US...more

International Lawyers Network

Establishing A Business Entity In Israel

The influence of British rule immediately prior to the establishment of the State of Israel has left a lasting mark on Israeli corporate law. Even though Israel is commercially much closer to the U.S., the links to the...more

Burns & Levinson LLP

The EU GDPR and The Borg

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For those of a certain generation the concept of “The Borg” invokes a seemingly inevitable force that pulls opponents into the “Collective” through a process of assimilation. According to the inestimable source, Wikipedia,...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

Short-Term Rental Update: Startup Recharge's ultra-short-term rental stays; the City of Victoria in British Columbia ramping up...

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The industry is exploring ultra-short-term stays (in increments of minutes or hours) under startup Recharge, which allow hotels to rent out rooms for less than one day to people who need space for a quick nap. Recharge...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Danish competition authorities weigh in on OTAs; The politics of distribution; Triptease expands...

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The week’s Update features an update on one of the many pending EU and EU member states’ ongoing investigations into the practices of OTAs. Enjoy....more

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