Dr. Zvi Gabbay heads our Capital Markets department. Zvi possesses extensive experience in Israel and in the United States, representing corporations and individuals in various aspects of their operations, mainly in the areas of financial regulation, securities, capital markets and international litigation.
Over more than 18 years of practice in the fields of financial regulations and enforcement, Zvi attained an esteemed reputation for representing clients before the regulatory authorities on matters pertaining to securities laws and financial regulation, for providing ongoing legal advice to private clients and to leading corporations in relation to their capital market and corporate governance needs, as well as for representing clients before various enforcement agencies during administrative inquiries and investigations.
Zvi specializes in securities law and in advising public companies, banks, investment houses and financial entities in relation to their activities in the global arena.
Zvi also represents clients before the regulatory authorities on matters pertaining to securities laws and financial regulation, and provides ongoing legal advice to individuals and leading corporations in relation to their capital market and corporate governance needs. Zvi also represents clients in securities-related enforcement proceedings, including criminal and administrative inquiries and investigations.
Zvi’s vast experience includes roles as Head of Enforcement and member of the management of the Israel Securities Authority, as a lawyer in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, as a prosecutor in the Tel-Aviv District Attorney’s office, as a partner in a major law firm in Israel and as a founding partner of a boutique capital market firm.
JSD, Columbia University, New York, 2006
LL.M, summa cum laude, Columbia University, New York, 2004
LL.M, magna cum laude, in commercial law, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, 2002
LL.B, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1999
Member of Israel Bar Association since 1999
Member of New York Bar Association since 2005
News and updates - Zvi Gabbay:
Bar Association Training Course for Directors
Dr. Zvi Gabbay, Partner and Head of the Capital Markets Department at Barnea & Co., will lecture today on the subject of the Israel Securities Authority in the Bar Association Training Course for Directors.
Israel Securities Authority (ISA) New Proposed Bill to Prohibit the Management and Operation of Binary Options Trading Platforms out of Israel
Dr. Zvi Gabbay, Partner and Head of the Capital Markets Department at Barnea & Co., in an opinion article for Finance Magnets following a new proposed bill to prohibit the management and operation of binary options trading platforms out of Israel , even if regulated elsewhere.
Dr. Zvi Gabbay in an Interview for Globes following the Exposure of Cases of Bribery by Israeli Businessmen
Dr. Zvi Gabbay, Partner and Head of the Capital Markets Department at Barnea & Co., was interviewed by Globes, following the exposure of cases of bribery by Israeli businessmen. Zvi commented that the Israeli prohibition against bribing a foreign public servant is new. However, the law was enacted in the US in 1977 and the US has caused other countries to align with it.