2018 26.03

Article:A story on a Maritime Waybill and a Captain with a (Moldy) Wooden Leg /Doron Afik, Esq.

An article on the unique characteristics of a maritime bill of lading and the authority of the Israeli Court to decide on international disputes that are brought before of it, by Doron Afik, Esq., managing partner of Afik & Co., whose main practice areas are maritime law, corporate law, international and financial transactions, including M&A, financing and real estate. The article in English may be found at the link: http://www.afiklaw.com/articles/a253

Corporate, Antitrust and Securities Law Update

A shareholder in a company managed as a partnership does not have a right to be employed by the company but has the right to participate in the management.  Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/6746

Lack of good faith of the debtor may cause cancellation of bankruptcy proceeding.Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/6748 

Commercial, Intellectual Property and Labor Law Updates

As of April 1, 2018, the working week in Israel is shortened to 42 work hours. Read more at:  http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/6750

Denial of severance pay is an extreme remedy even if an employee was terminated due to larceny. Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/6752

It is not possible to enforce a real estate transaction that signed after a previous transaction was unlawfully terminated.  Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/6754

Administrative Law Updates

Interpretation of tender terms must be such that a reasonable bidder could have understood at the time of submitting the bids.  Read more at: http://www.afiklaw.com/updates/6756