July 14, 2016

Gornitzky represents Bank Igud in successful dismissal of a bank-customer lawsuit

Gornitzky successfully represented bank Igud by dismissing the lawsuit filed against the bank in Tel-Aviv District Court. The plaintiff in the lawsuit requested the court to force the bank to open him a bank account, despite the bank’s refusal. Represented by Gornitzky, bank Igud argued for the reasonability of the refusal, same as the position of Bank of Israel. This claim raised some precedential issues in Banking Law, bank-customer relations and the normative status of Bank of Israel position. The claim was dismissed with acceptance of the Bank’s argument by the District Court.

Bank Igud was represented by Harel Shaham (partner),Nimrod Saville and Shiran Knafo

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