The U.S. State Department Issues Detailed Guidance for ITAR Compliance Procedures

At the beginning of December, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) published new guidelines on corporate compliance procedures for the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The ITAR regulate the export from the US and the reexport abroad of sensitive military and space technology and products. Violations of the ITAR […]

The NSO Pegasus Saga-Sometimes Complying with the Law is not Enough

On November 23, Apple announced that it had filed a lawsuit against Israeli cyber company NSO for using its flagship surveillance product Pegasus in the targeting of Apple users. This was the latest development in a growing controversy surrounding the use of Pegasus following the release of a report by Amnesty International in June detailing […]

JST&Co.’s International Lawyers Network Recognised as in the Top 2% by Chambers

On February 26, the International Lawyers Network (ILN) announced that it has been recognised by Chambers Global 2021 as being among the top two percent of global law firm networks. The ILN’s ‘Leading Law Firm Networks’ Ranking with Chambers Global 2021 increased from Tier 2 in 2020 to Tier 1 and it also added a […]

Join us for a webinar on the new landscape for business in Israel and the UAE

Joseph Shem Tov & Co. and our UAE based partners Loggerhead Partners are going to hold our first joint event since entering into our cooperation agreement. With the Covid-19 pandemic still affecting our way of doing things, the event will be held as a webinar on March 4, 2021 from 11:00 to 12:00 Israel time. […]

Brexit & the GDPR – What Do Israeli Companies Need to Know?

December 31, 2020 was the final day of the Brexit transition period that commenced on January 1, 2020 during which Britain ceased to be in the European Union but continued to be subject to EU law. As of January 1, 2021 European law no longer applies to Britain for the first time since 1973. The […]

Get a Free International Guide to Establishing a Business Entity

Joseph Shem Tov & Co. have contributed the Israeli chapter to the International Lawyers Network’s (ILN) 2020 Guide to Establishing a Business Entity. The guide contains some 535 pages offering an overview of legal aspects pertaining to establishing an entity and conducting business in 45 different countries. What is the most appropriate legal entity for […]

The Battle for Preference of Israeli Products in Public Tenders

Judge David Gidoni of the Jerusalem District Court recently approved an application filed by Meir Ben Shachar, Adv. and Sagi Aharon, Adv. of Joseph Shem Tov & Co. The application was filed on-behalf of Taldor Cables and Systems Ltd., requiring the Finance Ministry to cease a central tender for the acquisition of communications equipment for […]

New Strategic Alliance: Joseph Shem Tov & Co. and Loggerhead Partners

Israel & the United Arab Emirates – November 2020 – Following the historic signing of the Abraham Accords Agreement, and as part of our steadfast commitment to offer our clients the broadest range of value added services together with our legal advice, Joseph Shem Tov & Co. is excited to announce our latest strategic partnership […]

Compensation of NIS170,000 Awarded to Our Client

The Tel Aviv District Court ordered NTA, the public company in charge of constructing the Tel Aviv light rail, and H.B. Innovation Ltd., to pay our client Safeguard Applied Innovation Ltd. NIS170,000. The decision was given in connection with a petition filed by Joseph Shem Tov & Co. for our client. The petition was filed […]

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