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August 4, 2019
New Restrictions on Hedge Funds in Israel
The Israel Securities Authority recently published a staff position that has material implications on the hedge fund sector in Israel and on the investor public, including the mode of incorporation of hedge funds and the limit on the number of investors in a fund.
July 21, 2019
An Important Milestone - First Supervised Security Token Offering
After a long wait, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has permitted a startup company to raise funds from the general public through a supervised security token offering (STO) under Reg A+ regulations. Effectively, this is the first time a public STO was granted regulatory approval in the United States.
June 12, 2019
ICO 2.0 - The IEO Financing Model
With the initial coin offering (ICO) era considered over, it seems there is a new tool for financing - the initial exchange offering (IEO). This method of financing is more transparent and reliable for investors, entrepreneurs, and markets, providing partial solutions to the many disadvantages exposed in ICO financing.
May 7, 2019
Dual-Listed Companies: Updated Information
The Israel Securities Authority has published a position paper summarizing updated information about the processes for listing and delisting dual-listed companies on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and additional stock exchanges abroad. The position paper provides information both to dual-listed companies and companies considering dual listing.
May 1, 2019
Israeli Court Issues Principled Ruling on Banks’ Conduct with Monies Originating from Digital Currencies
The Tel Aviv District Court issued a ruling recently on a case concerning a bank’s conduct with funds whose source is digital currencies. The court expressly ruled that the bank’s blanket ban on the opening of bank accounts by clients engaging in digital currency activity is unreasonable.
March 21, 2019
ISA Makes First-Time Decision on How Cryptocurrency Asset Offerings Will Be Regulated
The committee appointed by the Israel Securities Authority (ISA) to examine regulation of cryptocurrency offerings to the public has published the outline of its regulatory policy in a final report submitted to the ISA chairman. The committee recommended focusing on regulatory models that offer structural flexibility.
March 27, 2017
Medigus Ltd. Completed a Nasdaq IPO
Barnea Co. represented a group of US underwriters, led by H.C. Wainwright Co., LLC, in the process of submission of Medigus Ltd. of a prospectus for the Nasdaq listing. Medigus raised USD 7.5 million and will be traded on Nasdaq in parallel with its listing on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Medigus Ltd is an Israel-based company active in the medical sector. It specializes in developing endoscopic procedures and devices.
August 1, 2016
Cellect Biotechnology Completed a Nasdaq IPO
On 31st July 2016 Cellect Biotechnology announced that it has completed its Nasdaq IPO, raising $8.4 million. Cellect Biotechnology will be traded on Nasdaq in parallel with its listing on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Barnea Co. represented a group of US underwriters, led by H.C. Wainwright Co., LLC, in the process of submission by Cellect Biotechnology of a prospectus for the Nasdaq listing. Cellect Biotechnology develops innovative technologies in the stem cells sphere.
June 30, 2016
Proposal to reconsider the activist regulatory model of the Israel Securities Authority
An article by Adv. Zvi Gabbay and Andrey Yanai on the proposal to reconsider the activist regulatory model of the Israel Securities Authority applied to the public companies, allowing them to enjoy wider business and legal maneuvering room.
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