20 August 2015
20th Aug, 2015
​Which employee has a right to have a day off and when – and who must go to work?

Marie Tsion, head of employment department, was interviewed by Globes 

20 August 2015
20th Aug, 2015
Barnea & Co. represented Kibbutz Shefayim

Kibbutz Shefayim filed a request yesterday to the Tel Aviv District Court to declare Yehuda Doron,  the former treasurer of Kibbutz Shefayim, as bankrupt, if he does not pay within one week the sum of NIS 14.6 million. This amount represents the majority of the money in respect of which Doron was convicted of theft

11 August 2015
11th Aug, 2015
Israel home sales reach all-time monthly record

The Ministry of Finance has published data showing a 42% surge in apartment purchases to a record 16,100 apartments in June. This "wave of sales" is a result of investors trying to buy before implementation of the new purchase tax. Maya Zisser Ben Tal, partner in the real estate department, was interviewed by some leading newspapers and websites – Globes, Calcalist, Ynet and Bizportal, saying that she doubts if the new purchase tax will eventually reduce the high prices in the housing market
 

6 August 2015
6th Aug, 2015
Barnea helps employees to ease Light Rail disruption

Following the chaos expected from Tel Aviv light rail work, some employers are trying to find creative solutions for their employees.
Barnea & Co. was interviewed by a leading economic show on the 2nd TV Channel, as an employer which takes care of its employees. 
 

4 August 2015
4th Aug, 2015
225 companies have been de-listed from the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange in seven years - why it happened, and how to stop the flight?

Controlling shareholders and company managers complain about the stifling regulation, low turnover, high costs, the intervention in determining wages, and a negative image following the social protests. The leading newspaper, TheMarker, interviewed stock exchange experts, amongst them, Micky Barnea, to discuss why it happened, and how to stop the flight.
 

2 August 2015
2nd Aug, 2015
Barnea & Co. represented Stride Gaming plc

Dr. Dotan Baruch represented the leading gambling company, Stride Gaming plc , which is listed on AIM, in its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of InfiApps Limited, a profitable Israeli internationally-focused mobile social gaming company. The total consideration payable for the acquisition is up to $39.2 million. Of this, an initial consideration of US$21.2 million in cash will be payable on completion, together with an additional earn-out consideration of up to $18 million payable in cash, determined by the EBITDA generated by InfiApps in the two years following completion of the acquisition. 

30 July 2015
30th Jul, 2015
Noa Havdala to participate in an executive panel of the "Olim Beyahad"

Adv. Noa Havdala, partner in the litigation department, will participate tomorrow, 31.07.15, in an executive panel of the "Olim Beyahad"
The "Olim Beyahad" Non Profit Organization is working to promote the full integration of the Ethiopian community in in all aspects of mainstream Israeli life, including employment, housing, education, and social spheres. 
The panel will deal with employment opportunities for academic graduates in the various companies, with emphasis on the potential for advancement and career development.
For more details noa.h@barlaw.co.il

26 July 2015
26th Jul, 2015
Micky Barnea says to Globes: "2014 Israel Gaza conflict still influences foreign investment in Israel"

Micky Barnea, Managing Partner of Barnea & Co., was interviewed last week by Globes newspaper. Micky spoke about his personal life and earlier career. He also shared his thoughts regarding Israel’s deteriorating status in the world which is keeping some foreign investors and businesses away from Israel.