2020 06.05

1. On Wilhelm Tell, Bibi and Contractual Legal Certainty in Israel /Doron Afik, Esq.

An article on contract interpretation in Israel and the Court's ability to construe the parties' intent in retrospect based on circumstances extrinsic to the contract and thus give the contract an interpretation that neither party has ever intended.  The article was written by attorney Doron Afik of the Afik & Co law firm. The article in English may be found at the link: https://www.afiklaw.com/articles/a308

2. Media Publications Regarding Afik & Co. Activity

Lupa.CZ: Publication of a lawsuit managed by the Afik & Co. in the field of corporate disputes. The publication in English may be found at the link: http://www.afiklaw.com/press/p308

3. Corporate, Antitrust and Securities Law Update

A decision to change the rights of a class of shares without a legitimate business rationale behind it may be oppressing. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/10510

Even if an arbitration clause as to shareholders disputes exists a dispute as to the behavior of the company is not part of such. Read more at:  http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/10512

4. Commercial Law Updates

An Israeli Court may not prevent dismissal of an employee by a foreign country but may discuss compensation of such employee. Read more at:  http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/10514

When a party misunderstood the contract it may in some cases still be terminated even if it was not breached by the other party or fraudulently induced. Read more at:  http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/10516

A public officer is not immune from claim for defamation even if the defamatory statements were made during a city council meeting. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/10518

5. Real Estate Law Updates

Financial package to business due to the Covid19 Crisis: three-month city tax exemption. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/10520