2020 12.08

1. My favorite tenders are blue and white/Shelly Wilner, Adv.

An article on the preference of local produce in tenders of public entities in Israel, including in light of the Corona crisis. The article was written by Shelly Wilner, Adv., a lawyer at the law office of Afik & Co., Attorneys and Notary. The article in English may be found at the link: https://www.afiklaw.com/articles/a315

2. Corporate, Antitrust and Securities Law Update

Non transfer of funds to a pension fund although deducted form the salary is grounds for obligating shareholders for debts to employees. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11120

A company accused of criminal actions but goes under rehabilitation may receive a reduced penalty. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11122

3. Commercial Law Updates

Use by an employee of confidential business information for establishing a competing business constitutes theft of a trade secret and a breach of fiduciary duty. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11124

A series of infringements in a single protected work may be considered a “single infringement” under law but will affect determining the damages. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11126

Attaching a copy of the bank guarantee to a tender bid instead of the original is grounds for disqualification of the bidder. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11128

4. Real Estate Law Updates

A lawyer representing a real estate transaction need not suspect that his client is a fraud and will not be responsible for his actions. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11130