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Banking & Finance / Financial Regulation

The intricate regulatory regime in Israel has a far-reaching impact on companies operating in the banking sector. Barnea has vast know-how and experience in counselling companies in relation to all matters pertaining to the local regulatory environment, including its specific laws.

Barnea provides legal advisory services relating to financial regulations, including licensing issues, representation before the regulatory authorities, financial transactions, money laundering, financial services and more.

 

Barnea advises local banks, foreign banks contemplating the establishment of operations in Israel, foreign banks in their interactions with Israeli customers and the operation of foreign bank subsidiaries in Israel or through local subsidiaries, financial institutions, FinTech companies and a variety of clients whose business activities are affected by financial regulations.

 

Our firm also provides legal counselling and guidance with regard to the licensing requirements pursuant to the Banking Law, the Regulated Financial Services Law, various credit card regulations relating to issuing, acquiring, processing and settlement of transactions in the credit card market, regulations relating to non-bank credit, currency services, investment counselling and more.

 

Barnea’s team has considerable experience representing clients before relevant regulatory authorities, such as the Bank of Israel, the Supervisor of Banks, the Israel Securities Authority, the Antitrust Authority, the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange, the Capital Markets Commissioner and the Israel Money Laundering Prohibition Authority.

 

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News and updates - Banking & Finance / Financial Regulation:


June 20, 2018

Lecture on the Regulatory Challenges of Fintech Companies

Dr. Zvi Gabbay, Head of our Capital Markets Department, lectured today to members of Start-Up Nation Central on the regulatory challenges faced by fintech companies.

June 6, 2018

Control of Financial Asset Services – Update

Moments before the new supervisory regime over financial asset service providers came into effect on June 1, 2018, the Minister of Finance signed an order postponing the effective date until the earlier of the following: October 1, 2018, or the issue date of the Prohibition on Money Laundering Order that addresses financial asset service providers.

April 16, 2018

Cross-Border Enforcement: How US Enforcement Agencies Reach Israeli Institutions

Barnea and Nixon Peabody LLP are hosting today a roundtable discussion on the current enforcement environment, future trends, and strategies to succeed in the US while skirting legal and regulatory challenges.

Banking & Finance / Financial Regulation

The intricate regulatory regime in Israel has a far-reaching impact on companies operating in the banking sector. Barnea has vast know-how and experience in counselling companies in relation to all matters pertaining to the local regulatory environment, including its specific laws.

Barnea provides legal advisory services relating to financial regulations, including licensing issues, representation before the regulatory authorities, financial transactions, money laundering, financial services and more.

 

Barnea advises local banks, foreign banks contemplating the establishment of operations in Israel, foreign banks in their interactions with Israeli customers and the operation of foreign bank subsidiaries in Israel or through local subsidiaries, financial institutions, FinTech companies and a variety of clients whose business activities are affected by financial regulations.

 

Our firm also provides legal counselling and guidance with regard to the licensing requirements pursuant to the Banking Law, the Regulated Financial Services Law, various credit card regulations relating to issuing, acquiring, processing and settlement of transactions in the credit card market, regulations relating to non-bank credit, currency services, investment counselling and more.

 

Barnea’s team has considerable experience representing clients before relevant regulatory authorities, such as the Bank of Israel, the Supervisor of Banks, the Israel Securities Authority, the Antitrust Authority, the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange, the Capital Markets Commissioner and the Israel Money Laundering Prohibition Authority.

 

Back to Banking & Finance

News and updates - Banking & Finance:


June 20, 2018

Lecture on the Regulatory Challenges of Fintech Companies

Dr. Zvi Gabbay, Head of our Capital Markets Department, lectured today to members of Start-Up Nation Central on the regulatory challenges faced by fintech companies.

June 6, 2018

Control of Financial Asset Services – Update

Moments before the new supervisory regime over financial asset service providers came into effect on June 1, 2018, the Minister of Finance signed an order postponing the effective date until the earlier of the following: October 1, 2018, or the issue date of the Prohibition on Money Laundering Order that addresses financial asset service providers.

April 16, 2018

Cross-Border Enforcement: How US Enforcement Agencies Reach Israeli Institutions

Barnea and Nixon Peabody LLP are hosting today a roundtable discussion on the current enforcement environment, future trends, and strategies to succeed in the US while skirting legal and regulatory challenges.

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