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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, 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:


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.

August 12, 2018

Bank of Israel Encourages New Digital Banks

In June 2018, the Bank of Israel published a new policy for authorizing small and digital banks. The Banking Supervisor announced that new banks can have initial regulatory capital of NIS 50 million - a substantial reduction of the levels previously required.

July 26, 2018

P2P Lending Platforms Will Be Allowed to Provide Loans from Their Nostro Accounts

In July 2018, the Commissioner of the Capital Market, Insurance and Savings Authority published draft guidelines that will enable P2P lending platform operators to operate a system that offers loans from their own nostro accounts.

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, Regulation

Key partner

P. Banking & Finance, Infrastructure & Project Finance

News and updates - Banking & Finance:


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.

August 12, 2018

Bank of Israel Encourages New Digital Banks

In June 2018, the Bank of Israel published a new policy for authorizing small and digital banks. The Banking Supervisor announced that new banks can have initial regulatory capital of NIS 50 million - a substantial reduction of the levels previously required.

July 26, 2018

P2P Lending Platforms Will Be Allowed to Provide Loans from Their Nostro Accounts

In July 2018, the Commissioner of the Capital Market, Insurance and Savings Authority published draft guidelines that will enable P2P lending platform operators to operate a system that offers loans from their own nostro accounts.

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