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:
Dr. Zvi Gabbay speaking at the EY Anti-Fraud Forum
Dr. Zvi Gabbay, Head of Barnea & Co.'s Capital Markets Department, will participate today in the EY Anti-Fraud Forum. Zvi will discuss how workers can take an active role in self-regulation and compliance.
Dr. Zvi Gabbay Discusses Regulation of Digital Coins in New Op-ed
Dr. Zvi Gabbay, Head of the Capital Markets Department, had an op-ed published in The Marker on the regulation of digital currencies. He asserts there will be no choice but to build a unique regulatory model that matches the characteristics of these new financial instruments.
Dr. Zvi Gabbay Interviewed by Walla! about Investigation into Former Bank Leumi Officials
Dr. Zvi Gabbay, head of the Capital Markets Department at our firm, was interviewed by Walla! about a criminal investigation opened against former Bank Leumi officials in a US tax fraud scandal. Zvi believes American investigators will work closely with Israeli investigators on this case, via the international legal aid apparatus at the Justice Ministry.