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Critical Information for New Immigrants and Returning Residents Regarding Tax Benefits

June 2013 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Herzog Fox & Neeman .

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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

December 2012 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Herzog Fox & Neeman .

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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 Numerous environmental matters, some of which were not previously regulated and others which were subject to outdated standards, have been revised and updated through new comprehensive statutes, innovative regulations and professional guidelines.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

June 2012 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Herzog Fox & Neeman .

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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.

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

March 2012 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Herzog Fox & Neeman .

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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.

Groundbreaking Employment Law Ruling Regarding Monitoring of Employees

August 2011 - Employment. Legal Developments by Herzog Fox & Neeman .

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Israel’s National Labour Court recently issued a significant and groundbreaking ruling regarding employers’ monitoring of employees’ emails in the workplace. This ruling is applicable and important for all businesses with employees in Israel.  HFN’s Labour and Employment Law department, led by Orly Gerbi, summarised the issue as follows:

Oil and Gas Exploration in Israel

January 2011 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources. Legal Developments by Herzog Fox & Neeman .

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Recent announcements regarding the discovery of commercially viable quantities of natural gas in Israel's territorial waters or economic zone in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin have led to significant activities in the Israeli market and considerable interest in oil and gas assets from abroad.

IP Client Update - Sunrise Period for Registering TDL with Hebrew Characters

September 2010 - Intellectual Property. Legal Developments by Herzog Fox & Neeman .

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The Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) has announced that, as of August 30, 2010, it is now offering an option to register Top Level Domain Names in Hebrew characters.