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Competition/antitrust
Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 2

Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices

Since the firm's founding in 2017, Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices has seen no dearth of complex regulatory antitrust work. Led by Noga Rubinstein, the team has been involved in some of the most novel antitrust issues in Israel; Rubinstein assisted IDE Technologies with innovative regulatory arrangements, allowing it to participate in a government tender for what is expected to be one of the world's largest desalination plants. Rubinstein is also acting for Israel Discount Bank and CAL in relation to initiatives to increase competition in the Israeli credit market. The department provides antitrust advice to Keshet Broadcasting, Reshet Media and Channel Ten in relation to their joint activities, and also provides a range of antitrust advice to Uber Israel. Contentious work has seen the team representing Tnuva in High Court proceedings concerning a price update for controlled dairy products.

Leading individuals

Noga Rubinstein - Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices

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Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration
Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration - ranked: tier 4

Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices

Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices 'has experience handling especially complex matters' involving administrative litigation, civil and commercial disputes, and white-collar and corruption claims. In particular, Roy Blecher acted for the former chief of staff of the Prime Minister of Israel in relation to a corruption investigation, and is also representing an executive of Bezeq in relation to suspicions of securities violations. In addition, the team acted for Keshet Broadcasting, Reshet Media and Channel Ten in relation to a High Court appeal regarding an exemption granted to Hot Group allowing it to broadcast content from those networks without the networks' consent. Blecher also handles high-profile criminal matters and is regularly involved in sensitive disputes in the defence sector. The team has also handled complex tender litigation for clients including Be'eri Printers.

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Energy and infrastructure
Energy and infrastructure - ranked: tier 3

Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices

Founded in 2018 by former leading partners of one of Israel's largest full-service firms, Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices has experience in a full range of commercial and regulatory matters in the power and energy sector. Of particular note, department head Amit Krispin and Sagit Chen advise 12 private power stations, some of which are among the largest power plants in Israel, on all agreements for power sales and project developments. In this capacity, the duo has handled natural gas supply agreements with some of Israel's largest corporates. The team also represented Nesher Pumped Storage in regulatory proceedings for the grant of its generation license. Also in the pumped storage space, Krispin and Chen are acting for Austria-based Andritz Group in relation to the construction and maintenance of a pumped storage plant in Manara. Moreover, Chen is assisting an international joint venture with its efforts to enter Israel's power development market through a series of bids for several solar projects throughout the country.

Leading individuals

Amit Krispin - Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices

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Telecoms and media
Telecoms and media - ranked: tier 1

Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices

Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices was founded in 2018 by former partners of Goldfarb Seligman & Co. and has quickly established itself as a major player in the Israeli media and telecoms market. Regardless of industry sector, 'regulation and administrative law is at the very core of the firm'. In the telecoms space, Noga Rubinstein acts for many of Israel's most prominent media and communications companies in the full range of regulatory and litigious proceedings. Rubinstein represented Keshet Broadcasting, Reshet Media and Channel 10 in hearings concerning competition in the telecoms industry, in a tender for the distribution of channels among the three broadcasters, and in internet broadcasting rights, among other matters. Rubinstein is also acting for Golan Telecom in relation to a Supreme Court appeal concerning administrative fines imposed on the client for failure to deploy appropriate cellular infrastructure. The team also advises a well-known international telecoms company on regulatory matters associated with Israeli telecoms operations. Additional clients include Israel Audience Research Board, Herzliya Studios, and Hop! Media Group.

Leading individuals

Noga Rubinstein - Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices

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