Hagit is a partner in the Capital Markets Department, specializes in securities law, corporate finance, and commercial transactions. Hagit regularly advises some of the largest and leading public companies in Israel on these topics.
Hagit possesses over 15 years of experience providing legal counsel. Her clients include public companies, companies subject to the reporting requirements of the Israel Securities Authority, boards of directors, and CEOs.
Hagit also advises companies on capital raising issues, including with respect to the publication of prospectuses and the issuance of bonds; board and committee meetings; purchase offers; compensation, options, and internal enforcement plans; shareholders’ agreements; the purchase and sale of shares; and commercial matters.
Prior to joining Barnea, Hagit worked in several leading law firms. In addition, she served as a teaching assistant at the Ramat Gan Academic Center Law School and at the College of Management.
Hagit is a member of the Securities and Capital Markets Committee of the Israeli Bar.
Ramat Gan Academic Center, LL.B, magna cum laude, 2000
Member of Israel Bar Association since 2001
News and updates - Hagit Ross:
ISA: Expanding Disclosure on Independent Committees
The Israel Securities Authority will soon require public companies to disclose details about independent committees tasked with overseeing transactions with controlling shareholders. The staff position was put together due to the increased need for supervision and oversight of decision-making processes in transactions between public companies and their controlling shareholders.
Barnea Represented Canomed in Issuing a Series of Options
Hagit Ross, a partner in our Capital Markets Department, represented Canomed, a company engaged in the cultivation, marketing, and direct sale of medical cannabis, in the issuance of two options series. The issuance is expected to reach a value of NIS 6 million. Canomed is one of the first companies to promote the purchase of pharmacies licensed to sell medical cannabis, thus providing the company direct access to the end consumer. Canomed itself already owns several such pharmacies.
Remuneration Policy: New Reliefs for Officers’ Insurance
The Israel Securities Authority announced a new relief for public companies regarding directors’ and officers’ liability insurance. This relief will enable companies to include in remuneration policies only the scope of the insurance coverage, without the other parameters required to date.