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Regulation / Capital Markets Regulation

Our firm has developed our own distinctive expertise in all aspects of financial regulations, which apply to a wide range of entities operating in the capital market, including companies and financial intermediaries.

We advise private companies in the process of issuance, as well as public companies and mature public companies, underwriters, investment advisors, portfolio managers, brokers, FinTech companies, and various trading platforms. We assist these companies navigate Israel’s financial regulators: Capital Market Insurance and Savings Authority, Israel Securities Authority, and the Bank of Israel.

 

Our firm has extensive experience guiding companies wishing to raise capital from the public, utilizing all types of existing financial instruments, including equity, debt, options, securitization, commercial securities, etc.

 

Our firm assists companies in implementing financial regulation procedures by conducting compliance surveys in addition to creating and applying internal enforcement plans. Furthermore, we represent our clients in accordance with the various financial regulators, regarding all administrative procedures throughout the duration of the enforcement process, as well as in criminal investigation proceedings.

 

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May 24, 2017

Class Action Against Israeli Company Offering Securities Abroad – Not in Israel

It is not uncommon for Israeli incorporated companies to seek investments abroad. In many cases, such investments are done through public offerings on international stock exchanges. Securities issued by Israeli companies are traded on the NASDAQ, the London Stock Exchange and a variety of other exchanges, including Australia. These situations, which make perfect sense from a business perspective, give rise to interesting and sometimes quite complex legal issues.

May 1, 2017

Class Action against Capital Trade and the owner, Kobi Lutzki

A class action suit in the amount of NIS 15 million was filed against Capital Trade and its owner, Kobi Lutzki, on the grounds of managing investment portfolios without a license and collecting of commissions and management fees from the clients unlawfully. Adv. Noa Havdala and Adv. Moran Bickel from the Litigation Department at Barnea & Co. who are representing the company and its owner, were interviewed by Globes and claimed that Capital Trade acted lawfully, in accordance with the prevailing regulations.

April 6, 2017

A New Amendment Eliminates the Need for Small Companies to Report Quarterly

An amendment to the Securities Regulations (Periodic and Immediate Reports) was promulgated in March 2017, whereby small reporting corporations shall be able to publish their financial statements on a bi-annual basis, provided that they have not issued bonds that are being held by the public. In this regard, a “small corporation” is defined in the said regulations.

Regulation / Capital Markets Regulation

Our firm has developed our own distinctive expertise in all aspects of financial regulations, which apply to a wide range of entities operating in the capital market, including companies and financial intermediaries.

We advise private companies in the process of issuance, as well as public companies and mature public companies, underwriters, investment advisors, portfolio managers, brokers, FinTech companies, and various trading platforms. We assist these companies navigate Israel’s financial regulators: Capital Market Insurance and Savings Authority, Israel Securities Authority, and the Bank of Israel.

 

Our firm has extensive experience guiding companies wishing to raise capital from the public, utilizing all types of existing financial instruments, including equity, debt, options, securitization, commercial securities, etc.

 

Our firm assists companies in implementing financial regulation procedures by conducting compliance surveys in addition to creating and applying internal enforcement plans. Furthermore, we represent our clients in accordance with the various financial regulators, regarding all administrative procedures throughout the duration of the enforcement process, as well as in criminal investigation proceedings.

 

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News and updates - Regulation:


May 24, 2017

Class Action Against Israeli Company Offering Securities Abroad – Not in Israel

It is not uncommon for Israeli incorporated companies to seek investments abroad. In many cases, such investments are done through public offerings on international stock exchanges. Securities issued by Israeli companies are traded on the NASDAQ, the London Stock Exchange and a variety of other exchanges, including Australia. These situations, which make perfect sense from a business perspective, give rise to interesting and sometimes quite complex legal issues.

May 1, 2017

Class Action against Capital Trade and the owner, Kobi Lutzki

A class action suit in the amount of NIS 15 million was filed against Capital Trade and its owner, Kobi Lutzki, on the grounds of managing investment portfolios without a license and collecting of commissions and management fees from the clients unlawfully. Adv. Noa Havdala and Adv. Moran Bickel from the Litigation Department at Barnea & Co. who are representing the company and its owner, were interviewed by Globes and claimed that Capital Trade acted lawfully, in accordance with the prevailing regulations.

April 6, 2017

A New Amendment Eliminates the Need for Small Companies to Report Quarterly

An amendment to the Securities Regulations (Periodic and Immediate Reports) was promulgated in March 2017, whereby small reporting corporations shall be able to publish their financial statements on a bi-annual basis, provided that they have not issued bonds that are being held by the public. In this regard, a “small corporation” is defined in the said regulations.

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