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Regulation

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P. Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Regulation

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P. Consumer Protection, Regulation, Telecom & Media

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P. Antitrust, Corporate, Kibbutz Sector, Regulation

The regulatory burden has intensified in Israel in recent years and, in some fields, Israel is considered the world’s leading country in the pervasiveness of its regulatory environment.

The many legislative amendments, as well as the regulatory authorities’ active intervention in many spheres, such as the capital market, antitrust, banking, communications, privacy, gambling, financial trading, credit cards, environmental protection, business licensing, crowdfunding, etc., require corporations operating in Israel and their executives to familiarize themselves with the regulations in their sector and to take regulatory considerations into account when making business decisions.

 

Barnea & Co. provides solutions for corporations contending with regulatory requirements in diverse fields, including in the fields of antitrust, infrastructure and energy, the capital market, communications, privacy, gambling, financial trading, food, health, veterinary services, environmental protection, credit cards and banking.

 

Barnea & Co. has know-how and experience in representing clients before various regulatory authorities, including the Capital Market Commissioner, the Israel Securities Authority, the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange, the Antitrust Authority, the Second Authority for Television and Radio, the Council for Cable TV and Satellite Broadcasting, the Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority, the Israeli Dairy Board, the Center for Local Government, the various government ministries, Knesset committees and more.

 

Barnea & Co. also represents foreign companies during their routine operations in Israel and provides them with ongoing counsel and assistance in contending with the various regulatory issues affecting their operations.

News and updates - Regulation:


August 21, 2017

Transfers of Personal Information in M&A Transactions

The Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority (ILITA) recently published a new draft directive regarding the handling of customers’ personal information when it is held by an acquiree company and is being transferred to the acquirer company within the scope of a merger or acquisition transaction.

August 9, 2017

The Application of Foreign Privacy Laws on Israeli Activities – Really?

One of the key privacy protection issues in Israel is whether and to what extent the activities of an Israeli company may be subject to foreign privacy protection laws. This question has become of critical importance since the enactment of the General Data Protection Regulations in the European Union.

August 8, 2017

Monetary Authority of Singapore to Begin Regulating the Issuance of Virtual Currencies

Adv. Daniel Israeli was interviewed by TheMarker after the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced it would begin regulating the issuance of virtual currencies (ICO). Daniel noted that Singapore has developed into a destination of sorts for ICOs, and thus the MAS' decision will certainly change the rules of the game.

Regulation

The regulatory burden has intensified in Israel in recent years and, in some fields, Israel is considered the world’s leading country in the pervasiveness of its regulatory environment.

The many legislative amendments, as well as the regulatory authorities’ active intervention in many spheres, such as the capital market, antitrust, banking, communications, privacy, gambling, financial trading, credit cards, environmental protection, business licensing, crowdfunding, etc., require corporations operating in Israel and their executives to familiarize themselves with the regulations in their sector and to take regulatory considerations into account when making business decisions.

 

Barnea & Co. provides solutions for corporations contending with regulatory requirements in diverse fields, including in the fields of antitrust, infrastructure and energy, the capital market, communications, privacy, gambling, financial trading, food, health, veterinary services, environmental protection, credit cards and banking.

 

Barnea & Co. has know-how and experience in representing clients before various regulatory authorities, including the Capital Market Commissioner, the Israel Securities Authority, the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange, the Antitrust Authority, the Second Authority for Television and Radio, the Council for Cable TV and Satellite Broadcasting, the Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority, the Israeli Dairy Board, the Center for Local Government, the various government ministries, Knesset committees and more.

 

Barnea & Co. also represents foreign companies during their routine operations in Israel and provides them with ongoing counsel and assistance in contending with the various regulatory issues affecting their operations.

Key partner
Key partner

P. Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Regulation

Key partner

P. Consumer Protection, Regulation, Telecom & Media

Key partner

P. Antitrust, Corporate, Kibbutz Sector, Regulation

News and updates - Regulation:


August 21, 2017

Transfers of Personal Information in M&A Transactions

The Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority (ILITA) recently published a new draft directive regarding the handling of customers’ personal information when it is held by an acquiree company and is being transferred to the acquirer company within the scope of a merger or acquisition transaction.

August 9, 2017

The Application of Foreign Privacy Laws on Israeli Activities – Really?

One of the key privacy protection issues in Israel is whether and to what extent the activities of an Israeli company may be subject to foreign privacy protection laws. This question has become of critical importance since the enactment of the General Data Protection Regulations in the European Union.

August 8, 2017

Monetary Authority of Singapore to Begin Regulating the Issuance of Virtual Currencies

Adv. Daniel Israeli was interviewed by TheMarker after the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced it would begin regulating the issuance of virtual currencies (ICO). Daniel noted that Singapore has developed into a destination of sorts for ICOs, and thus the MAS' decision will certainly change the rules of the game.

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