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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.

Our firm 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. Our counsel applies to such issues as the implementation and assimilation of all dynamic legislation and compliance with the various regulatory requirements.

 

We represent commercial companies sued in class actions for violating consumer laws, as well as in disputes relating to uniform contracts and in advertising fraud cases. We also represent clients in administrative procedures taken by various regulators, for instance the Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority.

 

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News and updates - Regulation / Consumer Protection:


December 6, 2020

Amendment to Consumer Protection Law Restricts Telemarketing Calls

A recent amendment to the Consumer Protection Law seeks to place restrictions on telemarketing. As part of the amendment, the Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority will establish a database of consumers who don't want to receive telemarketing calls from various businesses. Businesses will not be able to contact a consumer whose telephone number is registered in this database, except in specific circumstances.

 

November 18, 2019

Israel's Attorney General Guideline to Advance Transition to Digital Services in Government Ministries

In October 2019, Israel's Attorney General published a detailed guideline document addressed to the legal counsels of various government ministries.

September 6, 2018

"Mechir Lamishtaken" Lottery Deemed Illegal

Dr. Dotan Baruch, Head of the Internet Department, was interviewed by TheMarker about the lottery mechanism of the "Mechir Lamishtaken" plan. The mechanism was deemed illegal after it was discovered a permit was not obtained as required under Israel's Penal Code.

 

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.

Our firm 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. Our counsel applies to such issues as the implementation and assimilation of all dynamic legislation and compliance with the various regulatory requirements.

 

We represent commercial companies sued in class actions for violating consumer laws, as well as in disputes relating to uniform contracts and in advertising fraud cases. We also represent clients in administrative procedures taken by various regulators, for instance the Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority.

 

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News and updates - Regulation:


December 6, 2020

Amendment to Consumer Protection Law Restricts Telemarketing Calls

A recent amendment to the Consumer Protection Law seeks to place restrictions on telemarketing. As part of the amendment, the Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority will establish a database of consumers who don't want to receive telemarketing calls from various businesses. Businesses will not be able to contact a consumer whose telephone number is registered in this database, except in specific circumstances.

 

November 18, 2019

Israel's Attorney General Guideline to Advance Transition to Digital Services in Government Ministries

In October 2019, Israel's Attorney General published a detailed guideline document addressed to the legal counsels of various government ministries.

September 6, 2018

"Mechir Lamishtaken" Lottery Deemed Illegal

Dr. Dotan Baruch, Head of the Internet Department, was interviewed by TheMarker about the lottery mechanism of the "Mechir Lamishtaken" plan. The mechanism was deemed illegal after it was discovered a permit was not obtained as required under Israel's Penal Code.

 

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