Provided by Meitar | Law Offices
The firm's banking, financial services is widely recognized as the leader in this area in Israel. We provide legal services to most of the banking corporations and financial institutions in the country, handling all legal aspects of their business activities. These include licensing, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and representation before regulatory authorities. In addition, our attorneys provide ongoing legal advice and opinions on complex banking and finance issues, which are well-regarded by local policy makers and lawmakers, as well as other market organizations, such as the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, ISDA, whose members rely on our netting opinion. The firm also advises leading international banks that are active in Israel.
The firm has extensive expertise in the credit card field as well, and represents numerous banks and credit card companies. This expertise encompasses contractual engagements and licensing with international organizations, clearinghouse arrangements and determination of interchange fees, cooperation among credit card companies, and providing legal opinions on a wide range of topics related to credit card activities. Additionally, the firm handles securities offerings, prepares prospectuses, and handles periodic and immediate reporting matters for banking institutions whose shares are traded on public securities exchanges.