Anat has vast experience in providing legal advice with respect to financial sector regulation. Anat focuses on advising Fin-Tech and Reg-Tech start-ups and companies on all regulatory aspects of their business activity, their interaction with the regulator, preparing legal opinions, advising in the process of the passing of new legislation, etc.
As an integral part of Anat’s technology practice, she advises clients on issues related to cyber protection and privacy laws applicable to their business models, including the cross border aspects of their activities.
In addition, Anat’s practice extends to advice on competition and anti-trust aspects of clients’ business activities and she represents clients before the Israeli Antitrust Authority and the Antitrust Tribunal.
Anat also provides legal advice regarding aspects of healthcare regulation, including privacy regulation, aspects of pharmaceuticals’ and medical device sales and registration, cooperation with regulated entities on R&D and experimentation.
Before joining Barnea, Anat was an associate in the Antitrust Department of a prominent law firm and provided counsel to clients in the areas of Tender Law and Government Procurement.
Anat served as a senior law clerk to Justice Ron Sokol in the Haifa District Court.
Haifa University (LL.B, Cum Laude, B.A Economics), 2005
Tel Aviv University (LL.M), 2008
New York University (LL.M), 2010
Member of Israel Bar Association since 2006
News and updates - Anat Even-Chen:
Control of Financial Asset Services – Update
Moments before the new supervisory regime over financial asset service providers came into effect on June 1, 2018, the Minister of Finance signed an order postponing the effective date until the earlier of the following: October 1, 2018, or the issue date of the Prohibition on Money Laundering Order that addresses financial asset service providers.
Financial Services Law Postponed
Adv. Anat Even-Chen gave several media interviews (in Heb) following the Knesset Finance Committee's decision to postpone the entry into force of the Financial Services Law. This law was supposed to regulate the trading of digital currencies for the first time.
Anti-Spam Law to Be Expanded – Prohibition on Soliciting a Return Call
Recently, the Knesset approved a private bill that expands the scope of the “Spam Law.” The amendment is aimed at preventing the phenomenon whereby messages not necessarily commercial in nature are being sent to the general public, mainly through a robo-call system.