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November 23, 2017
Should a non-profit organization be allowed to invest funds in financial assets?
The issue of an NPO’s investments of unappropriated funds (funds that are not immediately needed within the scope of its activities or for the purpose of advancing its objectives, whether on a short-term or on a longer-term basis) is not regulated within the scope of the Non-Profit Organizations Law or the Income Tax Ordinance. Asaf Shalev contributed an article to Globes in regard to this matter. (In Hebrew)
May 18, 2016
Tel Aviv University nabs $50m donation
Simon Jaffa Adv. and Ariella Dreyfuss Adv. represented The Jeremy Coller Foundation in its donation of up to USD 50 million to the Tel Aviv University for its School of Management.
January 21, 2016
Barnea & Co. hosted Unistream's investment committee
As part of our cooperation with Unistream, our office hosted the Organization's investment committee. At the meeting, the participants presented a business venture developed during the program. Adv. Micky Barnea and  Adv. Ronit Offir were chosen to be members of the jury, which also comprised CEO's and industry executives (eg. Microsoft), investment managers and directors of venture capital funds. 
December 23, 2015
Exemption from responsibility, indemnification and insurance of officers associations - is it possible and how?
Arrangements for exemption from responsibility, indemnification and insurance of officers associations (in the benefit of the public) have been gaining momentum recently, both by officers in these organizations seeking shelter under these arrangements, similar to officers in commercial companies, as well as from insurance companies that see the third sector as a potential market.  
November 13, 2015
Reform of Regulations Relating to Vetinary Supervision is important news for consumers in Israel
Recently the Economic Plan Bill, 2015 was enacted in Israel, which, inter alia, deals with regulations pertaining to veterinary supervision over meat products being marketed in Israel and introduces certain reforms in this regard. These reforms are important news for consumers in Israel, both in terms of protecting public health and considering the reform’s significant potential for reducing the cost of living. To read the full article, by Ilan Blumenfeld, please click here
April 13, 2015
Want a donation? Do you think like us? Adv. Asaf Shalev, Maariv
As part of the coalition negotiations, the" HaBayit HaYehudi" party demands the amendment of the "Non-Profit Organizations" Law  as a condition of its entry to the government. Adv. Asaf Shalev, a senior lawyer at Barnea Co., who specializes in advising non-Profit organizations, has written in an opinion piece which has been published in Maariv.
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