Publications

| Private Equity & Venture Capital
June 10th, 2012

Current regulation of publicly-traded companies is extremely cumbersome, especially for smaller companies, thus imposing enormous costs and creating significant barriers on the ability of such companies to raise capital. Following the recently enacted American CROWDFUND Act and JOBS Act, authors Dr. Zvi Gabbay (Partner) and Yoav Meer call for the adoption of similar measures by the Israeli legislature.

Current regulation of publicly-traded companies is extremely cumbersome, especially for smaller companies, thus imposing enormous costs and creating significant barriers on the ability of such companies to raise capital. Following the recently enacted American CROWDFUND Act and JOBS Act, authors Dr. Zvi Gabbay (Partner) and Yoav Meer call for the adoption of similar measures by the Israeli legislature, including allowing certain companies to raise money through crowdfunding (without considering such action a "public offering") and by providing regulatory exemptions to emerging growth companies and mini-offerings.

Hebrew Item
September 18th, 2011

The article, written by Eli Elya, deals with the new amendment to the "Consulting Law", which allows foreign entities to provide consulting services, marketing and investment portfolios management to costumers in Israel without having to issue a license. The article reviews the law's background and its objectives, and wishes to examine and point out problems that might influence the application and success of the amendment.

Hebrew Item
June 10th, 2012

Eyal Raz and Yisrael Spero analyze the right of first refusal as used in the corporate realm and interpreted by the Israeli courts, specifically, with regard to the revocability of the right. The authors challenge the Israeli courts' existing legal position, arguing that an offer given within the framework of a right of first refusal does not justify an irrevocable offer mechanism.

The article analyzes the right of first refusal as it used in the corporate realm and as interpreted by the Israeli courts, specifically, with regard to the revocability of the right. Authors Eyal Raz and Yisrael Spero challenge the Israeli courts' existing legal position, arguing that an offer given within the framework of a right of first refusal does not justify an irrevocable offer mechanism, given the right's underlying rationales and its particular attributes.

Hebrew Item