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Capital Markets / Enforcement and Compliance

The Capital Markets Department advises clients on the processes involved in developing and integrating compliance and ethics programs that are uniquely tailored to the needs of the client, while providing a comprehensive response to regulatory requirements and minimizing the client’s risk exposure.
 

The firm’s services in this practice area include preparing enforcement plans and advising companies on their implementation, ongoing work with a company’s board of directors and various consultants, and preparing and integrating programs that are linked to commercial issues, such as enforcement plans for antitrust and labor law issues.

 

The Department counsels companies on integration and implementation of the plan, including when changes are required due both to exogenous factors, such as changes in regulations, and internal corporate matters, such as a change in the corporate structure or mergers. 

 

Furthermore, we possess expertise in providing ongoing compliance and enforcement services to its clients. These services include advising on the activities of its internal enforcement officer and assisting the corporate secretariat with the preparation of the annual audit plan.

 

The firm also provides legal opinions as needed, ongoing legal advisory services on matters pertaining to the company’s activities, while ensuring compliance with constantly changing regulations. We also represent clients opposite the authorities, prepares reports to authorities, and more.

 

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News and updates - Capital Markets / Enforcement and Compliance:


February 4, 2018

Employers, Do You Have a Central Severance Pay Fund? You Should Read This

In 2017, the Israel Tax Authority published a circular addressing the use of accumulated balances in central severance pay funds, and many employers began liquidating these severance pay funds. It is important to note that the liquidation of a central severance pay fund also has implications on labor relations with your employees.

December 13, 2017

Israel Securities Authority Blows Up the Bitcoin Bubble

Dr. Zvi Gabbay, head of our firm's Capital Markets Department, gave several media interviews (in Heb) following the Israel Securities Authority Chairman's remarks that companies whose values are based on bitcoin will not be included in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's (TASE) indices until a suitable regulatory framework is established. Zvi noted it is important to distinguish between the inclusion of companies engaged in trading and investing in virtual currencies on TASE's indices and the possibility that such companies will actually be traded on TASE.

November 20, 2017

Precedent Set regarding Class Actions against Dual-Listed Companies in Israel

In a precedent-setting ruling handed down recently in the Tel Aviv District Court a motion to certify an action as a class action, which was filed against Tower Semiconductor Ltd. and its officers, was dismissed in limine based on the rationale that US law applies to the company in relation to the matter of liability, since Tower is also listed for trading in the United States.

Capital Markets / Enforcement and Compliance

The Capital Markets Department advises clients on the processes involved in developing and integrating compliance and ethics programs that are uniquely tailored to the needs of the client, while providing a comprehensive response to regulatory requirements and minimizing the client’s risk exposure.
 

The firm’s services in this practice area include preparing enforcement plans and advising companies on their implementation, ongoing work with a company’s board of directors and various consultants, and preparing and integrating programs that are linked to commercial issues, such as enforcement plans for antitrust and labor law issues.

 

The Department counsels companies on integration and implementation of the plan, including when changes are required due both to exogenous factors, such as changes in regulations, and internal corporate matters, such as a change in the corporate structure or mergers. 

 

Furthermore, we possess expertise in providing ongoing compliance and enforcement services to its clients. These services include advising on the activities of its internal enforcement officer and assisting the corporate secretariat with the preparation of the annual audit plan.

 

The firm also provides legal opinions as needed, ongoing legal advisory services on matters pertaining to the company’s activities, while ensuring compliance with constantly changing regulations. We also represent clients opposite the authorities, prepares reports to authorities, and more.

 

Back to Capital Markets

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News and updates - Capital Markets:


February 4, 2018

Employers, Do You Have a Central Severance Pay Fund? You Should Read This

In 2017, the Israel Tax Authority published a circular addressing the use of accumulated balances in central severance pay funds, and many employers began liquidating these severance pay funds. It is important to note that the liquidation of a central severance pay fund also has implications on labor relations with your employees.

December 13, 2017

Israel Securities Authority Blows Up the Bitcoin Bubble

Dr. Zvi Gabbay, head of our firm's Capital Markets Department, gave several media interviews (in Heb) following the Israel Securities Authority Chairman's remarks that companies whose values are based on bitcoin will not be included in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's (TASE) indices until a suitable regulatory framework is established. Zvi noted it is important to distinguish between the inclusion of companies engaged in trading and investing in virtual currencies on TASE's indices and the possibility that such companies will actually be traded on TASE.

November 20, 2017

Precedent Set regarding Class Actions against Dual-Listed Companies in Israel

In a precedent-setting ruling handed down recently in the Tel Aviv District Court a motion to certify an action as a class action, which was filed against Tower Semiconductor Ltd. and its officers, was dismissed in limine based on the rationale that US law applies to the company in relation to the matter of liability, since Tower is also listed for trading in the United States.

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