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Israel Securities Authority offices  credit: Tamar Matsafi ISA: No suspicious short selling before Hamas attack

The Israel Securities Authority reviewed trading immediately after October 7, and again on receipt of the "Trading on Terror" study, and found nothing untoward.

Short trading before the war credit: Ronen Zvulun Reuters. Montage Tali Bogdanovsky Huge errors in US study about TASE short sellers

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange EVP head of trade Yaniv Pagot: The researchers did not realize that TASE shares are quoted in agorot not shekels.

Energean's FPSO Karish rig credit: Energean Court awards Energean full Karish North rights worth $3.4b

The three justice Israel Supreme Court panel dismissed Chevron and Delek unit NewMed Energy's petition for a share in the offshore gas field.

Trevor Asserson  credit: Dror Katz The British-Israeli lawyer holding the BBC to account

Trevor Asserson says the BBC's biased coverage of the war in the Gaza Strip breaches its own rules - and he intends to prove it.

Sam Bankman-Fried credit: CNBC/Reuters Tali Bogdanovsky Speedy trial of cryptocurrency crook couldnt happen in Israel

Following the conviction of Sam Bankman-Fried, legal experts look at how what takes less than a year in the US can take many years in similar cases in Israel.

Jeremy Lustman DLA Piper Israel head credit: DLA Piper DLA Piper warns antisemitism could impact job candidacy

Adv. Jeremy Lustman, who leads DLA Piper’s Israel group tells “Globes” why 80 major US law firms sent a letter to law schools demanding a resolute stand against antisemitism.

Adam Neumann  credit: Shutterstock Adam Neumann: WeWork's bankruptcy disappointing

The WeWork co-founder believes that the shared workspace company's restructuring can succeed "with a suitable team and the right strategy."

Minister of Justice Yariv Levin credit: Marc Israel Sellem Jerusalem Post Levin finally agrees to convene Judicial Selection Committee

For the first time since the current government was formed Minister of Justice Yariv Levin has agreed to convene the Judicial Selection Committee.

Yair Seroussi and Zion Kenan  credit: Tamar Matsafi Court rules former Hapoalim execs will pay bank NIS 3.56m

The sum is the personal contribution of six former senior Bank Hapolaim managers to the settlement of a derivative action arising from the US tax evasion affair.

WeWork credit: Shutterstock WeWork plans to file for bankruptcy - report

According to a report in "The Wall Street Journal", the loss-making shared workspace company intends to file a petition in New Jersey next week.

Daniel Birnbaum  photo: Eyal Izhar Ex SodaStream CEO handed 60-day prison sentence

Daniel Birnbaum has admitted disclosing privileged information for insider trading and the court has approved a plea bargain deal with the state attorney.

Despite $600m exit, Israeli court orders liquidation of Guardicore

The Israel Tax Authority claims the cybersecurity company owes more than NIS 200 million in taxes and is concerned that assets might be smuggled out of Israel.

Vesttoo CEO Yariv Bertele  credit: PR, Meytal Vaizberg Israeli court orders seizure of assets of former Vesttoo execs

The Tel Aviv District Court has ordered the temporary seizure of assets totaling NIS 90 million of the former top executives of Israeli insurtech company Vesttoo.

Eshkol Power Station  credit: Yossi Weiss, Israel Electric Corporation Court decision puts Eshkol power station sale back in play

The OPC-Noy consortium's appeal against reopening of the tender was dismissed; the case may now go to the Supreme Court.

Yariv Levin  credit: Alex Kolomoisky, Yedioth Aharonoth Court postpones hearing on judicial appointments

The High Court of Justice has given Minister of Justice Yariv Levin more time to respond to the order requiring him to justify his failure to convene the judicial appointments committee.

Yariv Levin  credit: Alex Kolomoisky, Yedioth Aharonoth Court orders Levin to justify inaction on appointing judges

The hearing of petitions seeking to oblige Minister of Justice Yariv Levin to convene the judicial appointments committee is set for September 19.

High Court of Justice hearing on reasonableness law September 12, 2023  credit: Alex Kolomoisky, Yedioth Aharonoth No telling how court will rule on reasonableness test

Yesterday's historic hearing on the law abolishing the reasonableness standard in judicial review of ministerial decisions gave few clues to what the outcome will be.

Beny Steinmetz credit: Reuters Denis Balibouse Cypriot court releases Beny Steinmetz on bail

A spokesperson for Steinmetz expressed confidence that the court in Cyprus will understand that the European Arrest Warrant should not have been issued, due to the significant flaws presented in the legal procedures carried out in Romania.

Beny Steinmetz credit: Reuters Denis Balibouse Beny Steinmetz arrested in Cyprus on Romanian warrant

A spokesperson for the Israeli businessman: Interpol canceled the warrant issued by the Romanians, after identifying human rights violations, and violation of Steinmetz's fundamental right to a fair trial in Romania.

Justice Yosef Elron credit: Shlomi Yosef In unprecedented move, Elron seeks Supreme Court presidency

Yosef Elron's challenge is in line with the government's desire to appoint a justice of its own choosing and breaks with the seniority tradition.

Adi Keizman Supreme Court orders Adi Keizman to pay investors NIS 6m

Three years after Muly Litvak and Anat Levin filed a suit against Keizman, the Supreme Court has dismissed Keizman's appeal against paying the money he owes.

Insolvency wave  credit: Shutterstock Business insolvencies mount in Israel

High interest rates and negative business sentiment are affecting all sectors of the economy, say lawyers specializing in insolvency.

Giora Bardea  credit: Eyal Izhar Competition Authority warns Strauss of pending indictments

Food company Strauss Group, its former CEO Giora Bardea, and its CFO Ariel Chetrit, are alleged to have coordinated price rises with competitors though public statements.

Bezalel Smotrich  credit: Marc Israel Sellem, The Jerusalem Post Arab local authorities in deficit as Smotrich withholds budgets

Minister of the Interior Moshe Arbel: In the end, the state will have to provide the money.

Vesttoo CEO Yariv Bertele  credit: PR, Meytal Vaizberg Vesttoo lays off 75% of employees following fraud

The Israeli fintech company has been forced to dismiss 150 of its 200 employees.

Supreme Court justices credit: Ronen Zvulun, Reuters Full 15-justice panel to hear petitions against reasonableness law

The eight petitions that have been filed will be heard on September 12, Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut today announced.

Gali Baharav-Miara and Benjamin Netanyahu credit: Eyal Izhar and Yossi Zamir AG: Knesset misused authority in passing Recusal Law

Gali Baharav-Miara told the High Court that the Knesset enacted the law to improve Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's legal situation.

Judge David Mintz credit: Judicial Authority Spokesperson Petitions ask Supreme Court to nix 'reasonableness' law

Requests have also been filed for interim injunctions preventing the law from coming into effect.

Vesttoo CEO Yariv Bertele  credit: PR, Meytal Vaizberg Vesttoo probe focuses on customers

Employees at the Israeli insurtech unicorn are not under suspicion, but the scandal could prove a critical blow.

Vesttoo CEO Yaniv Bertele credit: PR Israeli insurtech co Vesttoo probed for fraud

Directors of the company are investigating suspicions that guarantee documents backing deals were forged.

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