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Regulation / Consumer Protection

Consumer protection issues have been developing dramatically and rapidly over the last decade, and accordingly, so have the enforcement measures being instituted against commercial companies operating as service-providers, both by regulatory authorities and by consumer groups and organizations.

Barnea provides ongoing legal advisory services to local and international commercial companies in relation to legislative proceedings and policies being set in the field of consumer protection, in relation to the implementation and assimilation of all of the dynamic legislation and in relation to compliance with the various regulatory requirements.

 

Our firm also specializes in representing clients during legal and administrative proceedings being instituted by the various regulatory authorities, such as the Consumer Protection and fair trade Authority and other related entities.

 

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News and updates - Regulation / Consumer Protection:


May 23, 2018

Anti-Spam Law to Be Expanded – Prohibition on Soliciting a Return Call

Recently, the Knesset approved a private bill that expands the scope of the “Spam Law.” The amendment is aimed at preventing the phenomenon whereby messages not necessarily commercial in nature are being sent to the general public, mainly through a robo-call system. 

April 11, 2018

Apple Israel CEO Questioned by the Consumer Protection Authority

Adv. Anat Even-Chen was interviewed by several local newspapers following the investigation of Apple Israel's CEO by the Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority. It is suspected that Apple Israel did not disclose material information to consumers about the slowdown in updated versions of its cellular phones.

February 18, 2018

Terminating an Ongoing Transaction Puts an End to Advertisements

On February 2018, the Knesset passed Amendment 66 to the Communications Law. The legislative amendment, colloquially known as "the Spam Law", prescribes that when an ongoing transaction is terminated, a dealer will be prevented from continuing to send advertisements to the former customer, even without the consumer being required to send notice that he is opting out.

Regulation / Consumer Protection

Consumer protection issues have been developing dramatically and rapidly over the last decade, and accordingly, so have the enforcement measures being instituted against commercial companies operating as service-providers, both by regulatory authorities and by consumer groups and organizations.

Barnea provides ongoing legal advisory services to local and international commercial companies in relation to legislative proceedings and policies being set in the field of consumer protection, in relation to the implementation and assimilation of all of the dynamic legislation and in relation to compliance with the various regulatory requirements.

 

Our firm also specializes in representing clients during legal and administrative proceedings being instituted by the various regulatory authorities, such as the Consumer Protection and fair trade Authority and other related entities.

 

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News and updates - Regulation:


May 23, 2018

Anti-Spam Law to Be Expanded – Prohibition on Soliciting a Return Call

Recently, the Knesset approved a private bill that expands the scope of the “Spam Law.” The amendment is aimed at preventing the phenomenon whereby messages not necessarily commercial in nature are being sent to the general public, mainly through a robo-call system. 

April 11, 2018

Apple Israel CEO Questioned by the Consumer Protection Authority

Adv. Anat Even-Chen was interviewed by several local newspapers following the investigation of Apple Israel's CEO by the Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority. It is suspected that Apple Israel did not disclose material information to consumers about the slowdown in updated versions of its cellular phones.

February 18, 2018

Terminating an Ongoing Transaction Puts an End to Advertisements

On February 2018, the Knesset passed Amendment 66 to the Communications Law. The legislative amendment, colloquially known as "the Spam Law", prescribes that when an ongoing transaction is terminated, a dealer will be prevented from continuing to send advertisements to the former customer, even without the consumer being required to send notice that he is opting out.

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