Client update: Memorandum of Law for the Amendment of the VAT Law Taxation of Foreign Companies that Provide Digital Services
Eran Lempert, Ofir Levy and Dana Heller
22/03/2016
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Client update: Current Status of Regulation of Cybersecurity Exports
Eli Greenbaum
13/03/2016
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Legal Update - Labor Law, February 2016
Shira Lahat & Neta Goshen Brami
25/02/2016
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Legal Update: Joint Investment Trust Regulations (Foreign Fund Unit Offerings) - 2016
Shiri Shaham & Michael Keren
18/02/2016
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Legal Update – Amendment to the definition of Classified Investors in the Israel Securities Law
Shiri Shaham & Michael Keren
28/01/2016
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Legal Update on Oil & Gas
Shiri Shaham, Simon Weintraub, Noam Meir & Elichai Bitter
21/01/2016
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Legal Update - Cyber Security Export
Eli Greenbaum
14/01/2016
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Legal Update - Tax on the Value of Options Granted to Employees
Eran Lempert & Ofir Levy
04/01/2016
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Legal Update - Insurance Regulator Position Regarding ISDA
Shiri Shaham
28/12/2015
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Legal Update: Exchange of Information with Foreign Tax Authorities
Ofir Levy & Eran Lempert
23/12/2015
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Legal Update in Labor Law - October 2015
Shira Lahat & Neta Goshen Brami
26/10/2015
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Legal Update: Dramatic Overhaul of Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist and Substantial Amendment of the R&D Law
Barry Levenfeld, Daniel Green & Miriam Friedmann
11/10/2015
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While the R&D Law has undergone many amendments, none were as drastic as the recent one. Not only will a new National Authority for Technological Innovation be established for purposes of granting benefits to Israeli companies (instead of the OCS), this new Authority will have extensive discretion regarding the establishing of different tracks with different rules for the purposes of granting benefits. Large sections of the R&D Law have been deleted or amended, with crucial matters such as regarding transfer or licensing of know-how abroad to be left for determination by the Authority. As such, there will likely be a period of great uncertainty starting from January. The amendment  will materially impact Israeli companies, as well as foreign companies looking to invest in or acquire Israeli companies or to license technology from Israeli companies, as described in the attached.
 

Legal Update: "The EU-US Safe Harbor arrangement for personal data transfers has been held invalid. What are the consequences for Israeli companies?"
Yoheved Novogroder-Shoshan & Miriam Friedmann
08/10/2015
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Legal Updates in Labor Law - Before the Holidays - 2015
Shira Lahat & Neta Goshen Brami
17/09/2015
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Legal Updates in Labor Law - August 2015
Shira Lahat & Neta Goshen Brami
31/08/2015
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Tax Law Review - August 2015
Ofir Levy
26/08/2015
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Published in the "Taxes" Magazine, August 2015.

Legal Update: Labor Law, June 2015
Shira Lahat & Neta Goshen Brami
01/07/2015
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Presentation: IP Best Practices - Tips for mHealth Companies, Investors and Acquirers
Yoheved Novogroder-Shoshan
30/06/2015
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Legal Update:
Eliran Furman
10/05/2015
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Legal Update in Labor Law - March 2015
Shira Lahat & Neta Goshen Brami
31/03/2015
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Legal Update in Labor Law - February 2015
Shira Lahat, Neta Goshen Brami & Lora Vishnipolsky
26/02/2015
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Legal Update - Labor Law, December 2014
Shira Lahat, Neta Goshen & Lora Vishnipolsky
24/12/2014
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Legal Update - Labor Law, November 2014
Shira Lahat, Neta Goshen & Lora Vishnipolsky
25/11/2014
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Legal Update: Cancellation of the Reciprocal Exclusivity Exemption in the Antitrust Law
Ronit Amir Yaniv, Ron Gutman, Shani Lorch and Itamar Lippner
23/11/2014
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Legal Update in Labor Law - Extension Order in the Security Field
Shira Lahat, Neta Goshen & Lora Vishnipolsky
23/11/2014
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Legal update: Additional tax liability due to reclassification of payments to a service provider
Ofir Levy & Shira Lahat
12/11/2014
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Advs. Shira Lahat and Ofir Levy summarize the latest ruling of the district court in a matter where a company wanted its payments to a services company (through which it contracted with the CEO) to be classified for tax purposes as management services expenses. The Court ruled that the payment was essentially income from employment of the CEO, who provided himself the services, thus the company had to deduct tax at source from those payments, as well as to pay Employers' Tax (MAS MAASIKIM) and Payroll Tax.

Legal Update - Tax: ITA recently published new guidelines enabling Israeli residents to undergo a voluntary disclosure procedure
Ofir Levy
12/11/2014
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Legal Update - Law for the Promotion of Competition in the Food Industry
Ronit Amir-Yaniv, Ron Gutman and Shani Lorch
10/11/2014
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Legal Update - Labor Law: Payments to Employees during Operation Protective Edge
Shira Lahat, Neta Goshen & Lora Vishnipolsky
07/10/2014
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Legal Update - Labor Law, September 2014
Shira Lahat, Neta Goshen & Lora Vishnipolsky
22/09/2014
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