Ronen has extensive experience in communications and media law, commercial law and the regulation of these sectors, in legislative proceedings and policy setting, as well as experience working with various regulatory authorities.
Ronen specializes in providing regulatory advice to Israeli and foreign corporations and to their controlling shareholders in relation to all regulatory aspects of their spheres of business, transactions, mergers and acquisitions, tenders and legal proceedings in the courts. Ronen provides legal advisory services to local and international communications and media companies, including fixed-line communications suppliers, international telephone operators, to companies providing cellular, internet, multi-channel television and broadcasting services, technology companies, content providers and production companies.
Ronen also engages in other regulatory aspects, including laws regulating e-commerce, internet law, privacy protection, databases, advertising, marketing and consumer protection.
Ronen held office as a deputy legal counsel at the Ministry of Communications, and led key developments in the communications sector in Israel, including the opening of the fixed-line and international communications sectors to competition, the privatization of Bezeq, the process of regulating the field of postal services in Israel and the founding of the Israel Postal Company.
The Who’s Who Legal 2018 directory ranked Ronen as a leading lawyer in the Telecoms & Media category.
Prior to joining Barnea & Co., Ronen was a partner in the communications and media department of a large law firm in Israel.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem (M.B.A.), 2006
Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B.), 1997
Member of Israel Bar Association since 1998
News and updates - Ronen Reingold:
Knesset Approves Elimination of Fees Imposed on Databases
In early July 2017, the Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee approved the elimination of the compulsory registration fees and periodic fees paid by database owners.
High Court Issues Interim Order on Channel 20’s Winning Bid for Knesset Channel
RGE, represented by Adv. Zohar Lande, Ronen Reingold and Adi Shoham of Barnea & Co., petitioned the High Court of Justice over the results of a tender concerning the operation of the new Knesset channel. It requested an interim order that would prevent the agreement with Channel 20, who had won the tender. In a hearing held today at the High Court of Justice, the interim order was issued, freezing the results of the tender.
New ILITA Guidelines Prescribes Criteria for Obtaining Consent to Provide Direct-Mail Services
Recently, ILITA (the Israel Law, Information and Technology Authority) published new guidelines addressing the interpretation and implementation of provisions of the Protection of Privacy Law relating to direct mail and direct-mail services.