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Global Guide 2022
Israel Banking & Finance
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Band 1

5 Ranked Lawyers

About

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.

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Israel
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Band 1
What the team is known for

The banking and finance team at Meitar is best known for its representation of a number of Israel's largest banks, insurance companies and institutional lenders. It is well versed in banking regulatory matters, including those underpinning major financial services M&A. The firm is additionally experienced in assisting with the establishment of new banking divisions and the restructuring of operations in response to legislative change. It offers additional knowledge in the area of transactional and contentious securities including derivatives and class action lawsuits, and is notably active in the real estate sector.

Work Highlights

Provided by Meitar | Law Offices
  • A team led by Eyal Dotan and Yehuda Dolev advised Union Bank of Israel on the implementation of the new Payment Services Law and the new Credit Data Law.

Notable Practitioners

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Dalia Tal
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Senior Statespeople

Dalia Tal is a respected senior lawyer whose work includes providing banks with ongoing advisory services.
"She's very knowledgeable and very senior." "She is very prominent in the banking law sector in Israel."

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Gal Feingold
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Band 2

Gal Feingold acts for clients such as pensions funds and leading Israeli banks. A well-regarded lawyer in the space, he is well versed in financings and credit facilities, as well as providing banking regulatory advice.
"Gal Feingold is very business-oriented."

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Judith Gal-Or
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Band 2

Judith Gal-Or acts on transactions and also possesses notable experience supporting clients in regulatory matters. Her client list features some of the biggest names in the Israeli banking sector.
"Her strength is her knowledge and expertise in every aspect of the regulations."

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Assaf Oz
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Band 4

Assaf Oz is an emerging Israeli lawyer who acts for local and international banks on lending transactions and M&A in the banking sector. He has complementary experience in capital markets work.

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Eyal Dotan
Spotlight

Eyal Dotan garners particular recognition for his work on regulatory matters, advising very prominent clients in the banking sector. He has notable experience regarding the implementation of new laws.
"He's excellent on banking regulation." "Eyal is definitely one of the most prominent, leading regulatory banking lawyers in Israel."

Ranked Lawyers at
Meitar | Law Offices

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Banking & Finance

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Dalia Tal
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Senior Statespeople
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Gal Feingold
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Band 2
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Judith Gal-Or
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Band 2
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Assaf Oz
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Band 4
Banking & Finance: Regulatory

Eyal Dotan
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Members

Provided by Meitar | Law Offices

David Dydek

Sivan Atiram

Yehuda (Hudy) Dolev