2020 07.10

1. Corporate control agreements – cooperation or coercion? /Shelly Wilner, Adv.

An article on the meaning of a control agreement or a voting agreement in a company and the ability to terminate such an agreement.  The article was written by Shelly Wilner, Adv., an attorney in the law office of Afik & Co., Attorneys and Notary. The article in English may be found at the link: https://www.afiklaw.com/articles/a319

2. Media Publications Regarding Afik & Co. Activity

Globes: Bank Leumi revealed a customer's secret account to his ex-wife - and was ordered to pay compensation. The publication in English may be found at the link: http://www.afiklaw.com/press/p319

3. Corporate, Antitrust and Securities Law Update

Engagement of an employer with a single shareholder company held by an employee does not by itself prevent employer-employee relationship. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11301

A person is personally liable for transactions made through its business if not a corporate. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11303

4. Commercial Law Updates

COVID-19 is not ground for exiting a contract if it is not possible under its terms. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11306

A mark that includes a figure of a polo player riding a horse and waving a polo racket is part of the public domain and is not worthy of protection.  Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11308

A person can not be recognized as a third parent but contractual rights regarding the child may be recognized. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11310

5. Real Estate Law Updates

Defects in an apartment that were not disclosed or repaired by the lessor may justify a cessation of payment of rent. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11312