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Zvi Gabbay

Zvi Gabbay

Dr. Zvi Gabbay heads our Capital Markets department. Zvi possesses extensive experience in Israel and in the United States, representing corporations and individuals in various aspects of their operations, mainly in the areas of financial regulation, securities, capital markets and international litigation.

Over more than 18 years of practice in the fields of financial regulations and enforcement, Zvi attained an esteemed reputation for representing clients before the regulatory authorities on matters pertaining to securities laws and financial regulation, for providing ongoing legal advice to private clients and to leading corporations in relation to their capital market and corporate governance needs, as well as for representing clients before various enforcement agencies during administrative inquiries and investigations.

 

Zvi specializes in securities law and in advising public companies, banks, investment houses and financial entities in relation to their activities in the global arena.

 

Zvi also represents clients before the regulatory authorities on matters pertaining to securities laws and financial regulation, and provides ongoing legal advice to individuals and leading corporations in relation to their capital market and corporate governance needs. Zvi also represents clients in securities-related enforcement proceedings, including criminal and administrative inquiries and investigations.

 

Zvi’s vast experience includes roles as Head of Enforcement and member of the management of the Israel Securities Authority, as a lawyer in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, as a prosecutor in the Tel-Aviv District Attorney’s office, as a partner in a major law firm in Israel and as a founding partner of a boutique capital market firm.

 

The Chamber’s Fintech guide for 2020 ranked Zvi as an expert in the field of Fintech. The guide describes him as “one of, if not the, go-to person on matters of regulation: he tops my list in hardcore regulatory matters”.

Education:


JSD, Columbia University, New York, 2006

LL.M, summa cum laude, Columbia University, New York, 2004

LL.M, magna cum laude, in commercial law, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, 2002

LL.B, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1999

Admission:


Member of Israel Bar Association since 1999

Member of New York Bar Association since 2005



News and updates - Zvi Gabbay:


November 26, 2020

What Do Massive Weddings Have to Do with Corporate Compliance?

Our firm organized a webinar for legal advisers and compliance officers, in partnership with ACC. As part of the webinar, firm partner Dr. Zvi Gabbay lectured on the connection between ethics and obedience. Are they in competition or do they complement one another? 

November 11, 2020

Dr. Zvi Gabbay Lectures on Distribution and Marketing of Hedge Funds

Dr. Zvi Gabbay lectured today on the distribution and marketing of hedge funds as part of a virtual conference held in collaboration with the Israel Hedge Funds Association and the international law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman.

October 27, 2020

How Can It Be That a Small Virus Is Threatening the Cornerstones by Which Corporations Operate?

A number of US pharma companies have issued a joint statement promising not to shorten the process for developing a coronavirus vaccine or to prioritize narrow economic considerations over public health.

This cooperation between competing companies challenges existing perceptions about the business sector and shows that sometimes public health is no less an important consideration.

Is now the time for companies to value the public good and other relevant stakeholders over company shareholders? Dr. Zvi Gabbay's op-ed on the subject was published in Globes.

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