Arbitration in the Age of the Global Village

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Writer: Tziki Woolfson, Managing Partner

Sometimes these are arbitrations involving international companies with branches in Israel and/or employees in Israel, and the arbitration results have direct implications for entities in Israel and enforcement of the arbitration award is necessary in Israel. It is also possible that an arbitration process according to Torah Law will be held abroad, but its outcome has implications for various assets or persons/legal entities in Israel. In this case, too, enforcement of the award in Israel is required.

The Unsecured Creditor

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Writer: Yuval Yishay, Partner

Of the many businesses that open, only a few survive. The situation is even worse for small businesses. These businesses that collapse often leave behind many creditors. What can a “small” creditor Do?

Bankruptcy Proceedings – A Summary

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Writer: Liron Narunsky, Attorney

The bankruptcy process is intended for a person who is in debt and cannot repay his debts. In any bankruptcy process, the debtor is the person who has fallen into debt, and the creditor is any party (company, individual, or partnership) to whom the debtor owes money.

Are You a Defendant? How Do You Protect Your Rights During a Claim?

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Writer: Ruth Spitzer, Attorney

One of the steps that claimants often take is imposing “restrictions” on the defendants, or in legal language “temporary relief”, which is designed to ensure the claimant’s ability to receive the amount of his claim if he wins his claim. The potential damage to the defendant ranges over a wide range of options, from damage to the marketability of an asset, and up to affront to the good name of the defendant. How can a defendant protect his rights during a claim?

Foreclosures and Arbitration Proceeding

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Writer: Tziki Woolfson, Managing Partner

Someone owes someone else money. Sometimes that person, the winner/claimant, knows that even if he sues the debtor, and even if he wins, his chances of collecting his debt are remote, because the debtor has nothing left, or, knows well how to hidel his money, or that he will do his best during the hearing to make his money “disappear”

Minority Interests in a Company

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Writer: Tziki Woolfson, Managing Partner

We are frequently faced with investment opportunities, a business opportunity. Occasionally, we do not have all the money required for it, and we join up with several people in order to execute the transaction. In this way, we become partners with other parties. As a result, when decisions must be made we are not the only ones who decide and not the only deciding party. Sometimes our part of the venture – when considering the amount invested – is small compared to others.