Publications| Antitrust & Competition
Partner Avner Finkelshtein surveys the proposed reform to the Israeli Antitrust Law.
Gornitzky's Antitrust team, led by Avner Finkelshtein, in a client update on the Supreme Court's decision in the class action against a cartel.
Elite Elkon (Partner) surveys the major changes anticipated to take place in the Israeli Credit Market in a featured article in the prominent UK legal magazine - "The Lawyer"
Elite Elkon (Partner) surveys the major changes anticipated to take place in the Israeli Credit Market, mainly aimed to reduce concentration and to increase and diversify the sources of credit for retail and SMEs, in a featured article in the prominent UK legal magazine - "The Lawyer". In her article, regarding financial law in Israel, Mrs. Elkon sheds light on the changes and new contemplated opportunities arising, including, among others, The Shtrum committees' recommendations to sell the major Israeli credit card companies held by the country's leading banks and easing the regulatory regime on payment card companies.
In his article, Avner Finkelshtein writes about the negative effects of price control on competition. He argues that price control can lead to situations where competitors adopt the maximum price allowed and in doing so create a uniform market price. In essence, he believes that price control creates a cartel sanctioned by the law.
Avner Finkelshtein, Head of Antitrust, in a client update on the European Commission's decision to fine Facebook.
In their article published by Chambers Global, Gur Y. Savir and Yoav Meer give an overview of recent developments in the Israeli economy, including major legislative amendments enacted by the government, such as those to the Companies Law and the “Anti-Concentration Law”, as well as other regulatory developments.
In his article "Supersol Conviction: the Dam Has Been Broken," Adv. Avner Finkelshtein analyzes the precedential (criminal) conviction of Supersol of an attempted restrictive arrangement between a wholesaler and retailer. In his survey of the ruling, Avner criticizes the Court for not distinguishing between vertical agreements and horizontal agreements, and covers the legal prohibitions regarding a vertical arrangement.