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February 12, 2020
Zvi Gabbay Served as Panelist in Meetup of Israeli Blockchain Community
Dr. Zvi Gabbay participated today in a panel discussion on regulations and securities as part of a meetup organized by the Israeli blockchain community.
January 8, 2020
Dr. Zvi Gabbay and Andrey Yanai Op-ed: Israel Missing out on Digital Assets Revolution
Dr. Zvi Gabbay and Andrey Yanai from our Capital Markets Department published an opinion piece in Globes on the regulatory barriers Israel is imposing on the blockchain and digital assets revolution.
September 13, 2018
SEC Takes First Action against Crypto Hedge Fund
Adv. Daniel Israeli was interviewed by Calcalist following the SEC's decision to fine an unregistered crypto broker-dealers and its owners.
September 5, 2018
A Small Step for the Regulator, a Big Step for Blockchain Technology
Dr. Zvi Gabbay has published an article in Globes about the changing financial regulation in the US around crypto coins.
September 4, 2018
Bitcoin Makes Up 1% of World Electricity Consumption
Dr. Zvi Gabbay was interviewed by TheMarker on Bitcoin's energy consumption. Zvi believes this is a meeting point between the real economy and the new economy that Bitcoin represents.
May 24, 2018
Dr. Zvi Gabbay Attends iFX Expo International Conference
Dr. Zvi Gabbay is attending today the iFX Expo International Conference. Zvi will participate in the panel on regulation, discussing MIFID II, ESMA restrictions, and the blockchain and cryptocurrency revolution.
February 23, 2018
2018: A Turning Point in the Virtual Currencies Market
Dr. Zvi Gabbay, Head of our Capital Markets Department, published an op-ed in Calcalist on the role of the regulator in the virtual currencies market and why 2018 will be a turning point.
January 25, 2018
Israeli Tax Proposals for Blockchain, First Steps to Approval
Adv. Harel Perlmutter, the head of our Tax Department, was interviewed by Bloomberg BNA following the release of the Israel Tax Authority's new draft plan for taxing ICOs.
January 29, 2018
TheMarker Op-Ed: How to Enjoy Blockchain Innovation
Adv. Daniel Israeli, a member of Barnea's Capital Markets Department, wrote an op-ed piece for TheMarker on the need to create an appropriate regulatory framework for the issuance of digital currencies.
January 28, 2018
Zvi Gabbay Featured in Israeli Blockchain Association Legal Survey
Dr. Zvi Gabbay, the head of our Capital Markets Department, was featured in a legal survey conducted by the Israeli Blockchain Association on current trends in blockchain in Israel.
January 17, 2018
Barnea & ACC Seminar – Blockchain, Bitcoin, and ICOs
We are hosting today together with the Association of Corporate Counsel a seminar on blockchain and digital currencies. Dr. Zvi Gabbay will discuss new regulatory challenges, while Micky Barnea will address blockchain and smart contracts. Tal Cohen, Compass Blockchain Solutions's CEO, will give a special introductory lecture on bitcoin and digital currencies.
December 27, 2017
Everything You Need to Know about ICOs
Barnea is hosting an ICOs and digital currencies event today. Dr. Zvi Gabbay will lecture on regulation opportunities and challenges, while Harel Perlmutter will discuss the taxation of cryptographic coins and the Tax Authority's position.
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