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March 2, 2017
Judicial Oversight of Board Decisions - Beyond the Business Judgement Rule?
Adv. Zohar Lande and Adv. Gilli Cohen Arazi from the Litigation Department at Barnea in an article for Chambers and Partners on recent trends in Israeli case law, which may indicate a change in the Israeli courts' attitude to judicial intervention in the business judgment of the Board of a corporation.
February 7, 2017
The CEO of Kitov Pharmaceuticals was Investigated by the Israeli Security Authority on Suspicion of Fraud and False Reporting
Adv. Zohar Lande and Moran Bickel from the Litigation Department at Barnea represented the CEO of Kitov Pharmaceuticals at a hearing in the Tel Aviv Magistrates Court relating to his release from detention, subject to certain restrictive conditions.
February 5, 2017
Doing Business in Israel – Practical Law
Doing Business in Israel? A QA guide to doing business in Israel written by Barnea was published in the Practical Law website. The guide gives an overview of the legal system, foreign investment, regulation, and other issues pertaining to Israel.
February 1, 2017
Barnea & Co. Represents Real Estate Agent, Roni Mana and his Agency
Adv. Zohar Lande and Adv. Gal Livshits from the Litigation Department at Barnea are representing real estate agent, Roni Mana, and his agency, in a lawsuit filed at the Tel Aviv District Court against Arena Star Group Ltd, controlled by Marcus Weber, and the CEO, Michael Fuchs, for failure to pay brokerage fees in the amount of NIS 5.88 million.
January 4, 2017
Barnea & Co. Represented GBI Racing before the Knesset Reform Committee
Barnea is representing GBI Racing, a British company which provides betting services to Toto (the Israel Sports Betting Board). Adv. Zohar Lande participated in the Knesset Reform Committee meeting, which discussed the decision to cancel the permit given to Toto as proposed in the Economic Arrangements Law.
November 9, 2016
Barnea & Co. Represents iTrader, an Online Forex Trading Company
Barnea represents iTrader, an online forex trading company, which is under investigation by the Israeli Securities Authority. Adv. Zohar Lande and Adv. Moran Bickel from the Litigation department were interviewed by The Marker and commented that they hope the investigation by the ISA, which focuses on the company's activities during the period in which it was entitled to act as a trading platform, will end soon.
October 14, 2016
After 9 Years of Litigation, David's Geller Claim Against Yitzchak Omer, Who Was Represented by Barnea & Co., Was Dismissed.
As previously published, Geller had filed a lawsuit alleging fraud in the amount of nearly NIS 70 million. Even though the main claim for fraud was dismissed, the District Court obliged Omer to pay millions of NIS to Geller deciding that they were granted to Omer as a loan. Geller and Omer both appealed to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court denied Geller's appeal entirely, accepted Omer's appeal and returned the case to the District Court. This week, the District Court dismissed the action entirely and accepted Omer's argument that the funds were transferred to him as part of a share purchase transaction. The Court ruled that under these circumstances, Omer does not need to reimburse the funds or to transfer any shares.
September 25, 2016
Barnea & Co. represents Rafi Bar-Lev
Barnea represented Rafi Bar-Lev, former Salesman at the Israeli investment company Utrade of Aviv Talmor, whose operation was frozen by the Israel Securities Authority, at a hearing in the Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court.
September 22, 2016
Barnea & Co. Represents GBI Racing
Adv. Zohar Lande, Head of the Litigation department at Barnea is representing GBI Racing, a British company which provides betting services to Toto (the Israel Sports Betting Board). The company applied to the Minister of Finance, Moshe Kahlon, to reconsider the decision to ban horse racing wagering, which was approved by a government committee chaired by treasury Director General, Shai Babad.  The company contends that it was never given the opportunity to present other data to the committee on its behalf.
May 29, 2016
Barnea & Co. Represents Hanan Mor Group
Barnea represents Hanan Mor Group, a public traded company, and other companies of the Hanan Mor Group, in a lawsuit filed against them by the contractor relating to a number of real-estate projects.  The contractor claimed damages and requested an order to prevent the forfeiture of bank guarantees. The court rejected the contractor 's request. The court also accepted in full the arguments raised by Barnea and criticized the conduct of the other party, pointing out that the version of the other side "raises questions". The court awarded Hanan Mor Group fees and costs in the amount of NIS 12,000.The Hanan Mor Group is represented by Adv. Zohar Lande, Adv. Itay Wigoda and Adv. Shachar Parnes from the Litigation Department at Barnea
July 28, 2016
Barnea & Co. represents Maurice Haliwa
Adv. Zohar Lande, Adv. Noa Havdala and Adv. Yaacov Gershoni from the Litigation Department at Barnea are representing Maurice Haliwa, a shareholder in Manor A.D. Construction Investments Ltd. Mr. Haliwa filed a lawsuit against Jacky Ben-Zaken and Avraam Nanikashvili in the amount of NIS 18 million.
July 7, 2016
Barnea represented Pharma Cosmetics Laboratories Ltd.
Our Litigation department represented Pharma Cosmetics Laboratories Ltd. (formerly HL Cosmetics Laboratories) in an IP claim against a beautician and her partner. The Rishon Lezion Magistrates Court recently awarded compensation in favor of Pharma and rejected the defendants' claim that the Copyright Act does not apply to the images and texts they copied from Pharma’s website.
April 25, 2016
Barnea & Co. represented East and West Stores Ltd
Barnea represented East and West Stores Ltd, a leading importer of foods into Israel from the Far East,  in a dispute concerning the use of the trade name "East and West" and its trademarks. Following an appeal to the Supreme Court filed by our litigation department,  the ruling made against the Company by the District Court ,which prohibited the Company from using the trade name "East and West" in some markets, was reversed (our firm was not involved in the District Court action). The Supreme Court  also reversed the contempt of court ruling issued against the Company. East and West Stores Ltd. was represented by Adv. Zohar Lande and Adv. Itai Wigoda. Adv. Ilan Blumenfeld assisted on the commercial aspects.
March 20, 2016
Latest changes in the process of hiring interns at law firms
In an opinion article in Calcalist Magazine by Adv.  Zohar Lande, Partner and Head of the Litigation Department in our office, he  discussed the latest changes in the process of hiring interns at law firms. According to Zohar, despite shortcoming in these changes, regulatory intervention is necessary.
January 22, 2016
Barnea & Co. represents Espresso Club Ltd.
Barnea represents Espresso Club Ltd., an Israeli provider of home espresso machines using a capsule system, in a claim filed against them by Nespresso Israel, as well as the international Nestle and Nespresso corporations. The Plaintiffs’ claim that a TV commercial of Espresso Club, which features a George Clooney double, denigrates their brand's image and tarnishes Nespresso's reputation by ridiculing the Nespresso image. For the full article, Fox news, please click here
January 21, 2016
District Court in Tel Aviv dismisses claim by Malibu against the Har-Gil family
Adv. Zohar Lande and Adv. Gal Livshits represented the Har- Gil family, the defendants in a claim for NIS 13 million filed by the real estate company, Malibu. The dispute related to payments allegedly owed by the Har-Gil family with regard to a plot of land owned by the Har-Gil family, developed by Malibu. The District Court in Tel Aviv dismissed the claim with prejudice.
January 25, 2016
Nespresso suing Espresso Club for using George Clooney lookalike advert
Adv. Zohar Lande, head of the Litigation practice at Barnea, is representing Espresso Club Ltd., an Israeli corporation, in an IP claim filed against it by Nespresso and Nestle.
January 6, 2016
Lexology Navigator - Arbitral proceedings in Israel
As a litigation expert, Zohar Lande was chosen to be the author of the Israeli chapter of "Lexology Navigator - Arbitral proceedings in Israel ". In this exclusive chapter, Zohar provides a market and regulatory overview in respect of Israel.
November 9, 2015
Barnea & co. represents Mr. Haim Levy
The trend for Israelis to operate investment companies abroad can lead to business disputes; Adv. Zohar Lande and Adv. Gal Livshits from Barnea represent Mr. Haim Levy, known for his book "Real estate in Jeans", in a million dollar lawsuit against two of his business partners who founded a real estate company in the United States.
November 5, 2015
Summations filed in the Tisch versus Yogev case
After nearly three years of litigation proceedings relating  to Edwin Tisch's claim against Ori Yogev, summations were submitted yesterday.  Tisch claims that Whitewater and Yogev made false representations and acted fraudulently, causing Tisch to invest millions in Whitewater Holdings. According to Tisch, Yogev intoduced the project as the "Checkpoint" of the water industry, and "it is designed to change water treatment in Israel and abroad".
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