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Banking & Finance

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P. Banking & Finance, Corporate, Infrastructure & Project Finance, Private Clients

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P. Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, FinTech, Regulation

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P. Banking & Finance, Infrastructure & Project Finance

Our firm provides solutions to the special needs of Israeli and foreign banks, investment houses, insurance companies, financial institutions, and various financing and brokerage bodies.

Our regulatory advice covers issues of financial licenses and permits, insolvency law, liens, bank issues, and assimilation of compliance plans. We also provide representation before the local regulatory bodies (the Bank of Israel, the Israel Securities Authority, the Capital Market, Insurance and Saving Authority, etc.) We work closely with banks’ compliance officers and even act ourselves as compliance officers.

 

In the finance field, our firm handles the largest and most complex development and financing transactions in Israel. Our firm is involved in all stages of these transactions – formulating financing and investment agreements, negotiating with the financing bodies – while also addressing business, legal, financing, and regulatory aspects.

 

We also represent fintech companies dealing with numerous regulatory and legal challenges. Our professional advice is rooted in unique experience with the regulatory hurdles in this sector. Our clients include startups, investors, entrepreneurs, P2P companies, crowdfunding platforms, money transfer services companies, digital trading platforms, and more.

News and updates - Banking & Finance:


November 19, 2019

Event: The Future of Money Transfers

Our firm hosted today ACC members for a seminar on money transfers. Dr. Zvi Gabbay reviewed the regulations and guidelines that exist today in Israel and around the world on the handling of money transfers. In addition, we conducted a panel discussion addressing the challenges and opportunities facing businesses who need to know how to solve problems that may arise. Participating in the panel were Anat Even-Chen, our regulation expert; Doron Cohen, CEO of Covercy; Idit Froim, General Counsel of Colu; Yitz Raab, Managing Partner of Tzur Management; Rami Sasson, Chief Compliance Officer of Discount Bank; and Ronen Siman-Tov, CTO of IBM Blockchain World Wire.

September 26, 2019

Risk Management and the Latest Word on KYC and Preventing International Money Laundering

Together with Clifford Chance, we held a workshop for compliance officers and risk management department staff at Discount Bank and Bank Leumi. The workshop included discussions on money laundering enforcement trends, banks' obligations, and how to manage risk and provide service.

July 29, 2019

Payment Apps Will Enter Small Businesses

Bank of Israel published a position paper with respect to the activity of banks' payment apps in the B2C market. The position paper is the conclusion of a long battle waged by credit card companies against the banks.

Banking & Finance

Our firm provides solutions to the special needs of Israeli and foreign banks, investment houses, insurance companies, financial institutions, and various financing and brokerage bodies.

Our regulatory advice covers issues of financial licenses and permits, insolvency law, liens, bank issues, and assimilation of compliance plans. We also provide representation before the local regulatory bodies (the Bank of Israel, the Israel Securities Authority, the Capital Market, Insurance and Saving Authority, etc.) We work closely with banks’ compliance officers and even act ourselves as compliance officers.

 

In the finance field, our firm handles the largest and most complex development and financing transactions in Israel. Our firm is involved in all stages of these transactions – formulating financing and investment agreements, negotiating with the financing bodies – while also addressing business, legal, financing, and regulatory aspects.

 

We also represent fintech companies dealing with numerous regulatory and legal challenges. Our professional advice is rooted in unique experience with the regulatory hurdles in this sector. Our clients include startups, investors, entrepreneurs, P2P companies, crowdfunding platforms, money transfer services companies, digital trading platforms, and more.

Key partner

P. Banking & Finance, Corporate, Infrastructure & Project Finance, Private Clients

Key partner

P. Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, FinTech, Regulation

Key partner

P. Banking & Finance, Infrastructure & Project Finance

News and updates - Banking & Finance:


November 19, 2019

Event: The Future of Money Transfers

Our firm hosted today ACC members for a seminar on money transfers. Dr. Zvi Gabbay reviewed the regulations and guidelines that exist today in Israel and around the world on the handling of money transfers. In addition, we conducted a panel discussion addressing the challenges and opportunities facing businesses who need to know how to solve problems that may arise. Participating in the panel were Anat Even-Chen, our regulation expert; Doron Cohen, CEO of Covercy; Idit Froim, General Counsel of Colu; Yitz Raab, Managing Partner of Tzur Management; Rami Sasson, Chief Compliance Officer of Discount Bank; and Ronen Siman-Tov, CTO of IBM Blockchain World Wire.

September 26, 2019

Risk Management and the Latest Word on KYC and Preventing International Money Laundering

Together with Clifford Chance, we held a workshop for compliance officers and risk management department staff at Discount Bank and Bank Leumi. The workshop included discussions on money laundering enforcement trends, banks' obligations, and how to manage risk and provide service.

July 29, 2019

Payment Apps Will Enter Small Businesses

Bank of Israel published a position paper with respect to the activity of banks' payment apps in the B2C market. The position paper is the conclusion of a long battle waged by credit card companies against the banks.

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