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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Changes in California’s Privacy Law Have Worldwide Impact

If you are the operator of a commercial internet website, an online service or a mobile application (app) ("Operator") and you collect personally identifiable information (PII) 1about consumer residing in California, you need to update your privacy policy following the enactment of a new California law in order to avoid potentially significant penalties.

Companies Law (Amendment No. 23), 2013

On December 23, 2013, the Israeli Knesset approved Amendment No. 23 to the Israeli Companies Law, 1999 (the "Amendment", and the "Companies Law", respectively). The Amendment is primarily concerning the establishment and governance of "Charitable Company Fund" (the "Fund"), which are companies established in order to finance and fund non-profit entities. Below is an overview of the main provisions of the Amendment:

Critical Information for New Immigrants and Returning Residents Regarding Tax Benefits

A New Governmental Proposal to Significantly Narrow the Tax Benefits for New Immigrants and Returning Residents in Israel

New Temporary Tax Relief for "Trapped Earnings"

December 2012 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Herzog Fox & Neeman .

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On November 5, 2012 the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) adopted a proposal of the Israeli Ministry of Finance and passed legislation providing for a temporary tax relief with respect to the recapture tax applicable to certain Israeli companies holding undistributed earnings that were previously exempt from Israeli corporate income tax under tax incentive programs.

This note provides a brief description of the background for this new provision and summarizes its main aspects.

The Coming of Age of Environmental Regulation in Israel – Recent Aligning with Stringent EU Standa

Environmental policy and regulation in Israel have developed significantly over the course of the past several years. After decades of what may be considered as regulatory standstill, Israeli environmental regulation has taken a tremendous leap forward. Numerous environmental matters, some of which were not previously regulated and others which were subject to outdated standards, have been revised and updated through new comprehensive statutes, innovative regulations and professional guidelines.

Israeli Market Developments

July 2012 - Finance. Legal Developments by Herzog Fox & Neeman .

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Welcome to the 4th edition of Unfolding, which looks at some important developments in Israel in recent months.  Much has happened in Israel since the last edition of Unfolding. The Israeli economy may be small in scale, but never in the level of its business activity.

Memorandum on the Law for Promotion of Competition and Reduction in Concentration

Following on from the Government's decision to adopt the recommendations of the Committee for Increasing Competition in the Marketplace, the Government published last week a Memorandum on the Law for Promotion of Competition and Reduction in Concentration, 5772-2012. The Memorandum aims at providing a statutory framework for implementing the recommendations of the Committee.

Israeli Law Update February 2012

Corporate and Securities Law

Committee on Concentration Submits Final Proposals

Jacobs, Natalie, PARTNER

Wildes, Perry , PARTNER 

Agency Contract Law (Commercial Agent and Supplier), 5772-2012

On February 27, 2012, the Agency Contract Law (Commercial Agent and Supplier), 5772-2012 (hereinafter: the “Law”) was published. The Law shall enter into force 60 days from the date of publication.

Why is it important to adopt Anti-Bribery Procedures? - by Adv. Gil Remeny

Is your business involved in international trade? If the answer to this question is a resounding “YES”, then it might well be time for your business to prepare and adopt a code of conduct that includes procedures to detect and prevent bribery of foreign government officials. The day is coming when not having such a code will be a bar to entering many different lucrative markets and will place you and your business in danger of breaking the law.

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