2021 28.01

1. On Covid-19, legal capacity and lasting power of attorney/Shelly Wilner, Adv.

An article on the importance of the tool of lasting power of attorney, especially during the Covid-19 plague and a person's risk of becoming anesthetized and respirated, and all the damage that will be discovered when such person returns to normal life and may be avoided with this tool.  The article was written by Adv. Shelly Wilner of Afik & Co.  The article in English may be found at the link: https://www.afiklaw.com/articles/a327

2. Corporate, Antitrust and Securities Law Update

A board of directors of a profitable company that has knowledge of future negative data that will cancel the profitability cannot distribute dividends. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11881

Dismissal of a shareholder from a managerial position in the company does not necessarily constitute oppression.  Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11883

3. Commercial Law Updates

Facebook’s terms and conditions are a binding contract with the user which breach enables blocking a user’s profile. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11885

Only in exceptional cases will a cease a desist of harassment order be issued in favor of a corporation. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11887

A forged power of attorney nullifies the statute of frauds defense in real estate transactions. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11889

4. Real Estate Law Updates

A lessor of land whose lease agreement lapsed is not entitled for compensation for taking by eminent domain even if continued to pay the lease.  Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/11891