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Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Kadouch, Law Offices

Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Kadouch, Law Offices

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Provided by Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Kadouch, Law Offices
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Firm Details:

Number of partners: 18

Number of other lawyers: 17

Languages: Hebrew, English, French, Russian, Arabic.

Firm Overview:

Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Kadouch (KRB) specializes in solving complex issues by providing its clients with effective and creative legal services, most notably in highly regulated sectors such as energy, banking, finance and telecom and media. The firm is proud of its entrepreneurial approach and of its ability to build strong personal connections with clients and their businesses, all while providing top-notch professional representation.

Main Areas of Practice:

Projects/Energy:

5 partners; 6 fee earners

KRB provides comprehensive legal services relating to the Israeli energy sector. The firm has accompanied the development and operation of the largest energy and infrastructure projects in Israel, from power plants (conventional and renewable), through natural gas, transportation, civil works and desalination. The team is uniquely experienced in providing consultation on regulatory issues, project finance and the commercial aspects of the project including EPC/O&M agreements, PPAs and GSPAs.

Latest Work:

■ Representing the JV of Edeltech Group and Shikun & Binui in the tender, sale and handover of the 1,150 MW Ramat Hovav Power Plant (including post-handover representation)

■ Representing the JV between Canadian Solar and Menora concerning the financing, regulation and development of several PV projects with an aggregate capacity of 150MW

■ Representing Haifa Chemicals in the construction and operation of the first integrated ammonia production plant in Israel

Key Clients: Edeltech, Shikun & Binui, Menora Canadian Solar, Dorad, Nesharim, Alon Energy, Enlight, Haifa Chemicals

Contact: Amit Krispin, Partner

Email: [email protected]

Projects/Energy (Oil & Gas):

KRB advises on a significant portion of the natural gas business in Israel, and represents the largest natural gas consumers, marketers, distributers and infrastructure companies. Among others, the firm represented Ramat Hovav Power Plant in its GSPA’s with Leviathan Karish/Tanin reservoirs and Edeltech Group in its GSPA with Leviathan reservoir, Dorad and Mashav in their GSPA negotiations with Tamar reservoir.

Key Clients: Ramat Hovav Power Plant, Dorad Energy, Supergas Natural Gas, Negev Gas, Darom Gas

Contact: Amit Krispin, Partner

Email: [email protected]

Telecom & Media:

3 partners; 3 fee earners

KRB has extensive experience in the field of Telecom & Media while possessing unique knowledge of the complex regulatory environment. KRB provides consultations regarding licensing, mergers and acquisitions, control purchases and transfers, local and international transactions, tenders, privacy and information security, competition and the establishment of OTT platforms.

Latest Work:

■ Representation of a local subsidiary of a prominent European telecom corporation in licensing procedures, multi-national transactions and inspection procedures

■ Representation of an international consortium, regarding the layout of an international fiber optic network via submarine cables and other telecom infrastructures

Key Clients: Reshet Media, Keshet Broadcasting, Partner

Contact: Noga Rubinstein, Partner

Email: [email protected]

Competition & Antitrust:

2 partners; 3 fee earners

KRB enjoys a prominent status in field of competition law. The firm is known for its strong working relationship with the Competition Authority (ICA) and for achieving optimal and ‘out of the box’ results. The team regularly represents clients before the ICA and the Competition Court.

Latest Work:

■ Representation of Discount Bank before the Competition Tribunal and the Supreme Court regarding rivals appeal on a merger clearance of purchase of Municipal Bank

■ Obtaining merger clearance for Edeltech Group and Shikun Binui NIS 4.25 billion acquisition of Ramat Hovav power plant

■ Advising IDE regarding its participation in a tender for Western Galilee desalination plant (NIS 2.5 billion)

Key Clients: Cal, Haifa Port, Parter.

Contact: Andrey Nickel, Partner

Email: [email protected]

Financial Services Regulation:

3 partners; 3 fee earners

The firm provides its clients with strategic advice in various fields of economic regulation, particularly in the financial sector with emphasis on banking, payments, and securities. The firms counselling on banking and finance regulation is based on a deep understanding of Israeli regulatory framework, reflecting the full scope of regulatory and legal risks.

Latest Work:

■ Advised Discount Bank regarding the launch of the Open Banking legislation and regulatory framework and the implementation banking sector reform (‘Strum Law’)

■ Advising Bank Hapoalim regarding regulatory aspects of the Digital Payments Reform

Contact: Noga Rubinstein, Partner

Email: [email protected]

Litigation - Commercial Disputes before Civil Courts:

2 partners; 7 fee earners

KRB’s joint legal and business expertise enables to resolve disputes in the shortest amount of time, while utilizing the most creative tools. The team advises in a wide array of legal spheres, from commercial litigation to class actions, international litigation and arbitration and antitrust litigation.

Latest Work:

■ Representation in a claim against the Tax Authority regarding the collection of Excise Tax

■ Representation of the controlling shareholder of “Modi’in Ezrachi”, in a derivative suit filed by a minority shareholder

Key Clients: Tnuva, Tikun Olam, Rafael Defense Systems

Contact: Roy Blecher, Partner

Email: [email protected]

Litigation - White Collar Crime:

2 partners; 7 fee earners

KRB represents senior members of the business and public sectors in criminal cases involving matters such as securities, antitrust, taxation and money laundering. The firm also holds special expertise representing clients before commissions of inquiry and national security hearings.

Latest Work:

■ Representation of Mr Shmuel Tomashin, the owner of the Tomashin College network charged with a bribery involving several local municipalities. for the purpose of skewing tenders

■ Representation of a participant in a tour agencies cartel claimed to have engaged in price fixing state-funded school expeditions (for purposes of holocaust education)

Key Clients: Former PM Ehud Olmert; former adviser to Israeli Prime, Perach Lerner; Media Advisor, Ronen Moshe

Contact: Roy Blecher, Partner

Email: [email protected]

Administrative & Public Law:

4 partners; 10 fee earners

KRB represents its clients in various regulatory bodies and courts. The firm handles complex disputes and represents clients in all relevant instances, from administrative hearings to court litigation and HCJ petitions.

Latest Work:

■ Representation of Tnuva in a petition to the HCJ for the purpose of compelling the Finance Minister to update certain controlled prices of dairy products

■ Representation of various medical cannabis suppliers in a petition to the HCJ with respect to the regulatory reform in the medial cannabis chain of supply

Key Clients: IBC; Discount Bank, Bank Hapoalim; Tikun Olam, Rafael Defense Systems

Contact: Roy Blecher, Partner

Email: [email protected]

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Banking & Finance: Regulatory
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Andrey Nickel
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Andrey Nickel
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Amit Krispin
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Amit Krispin
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Amit Krispin
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Amit Krispin
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Noga Rubinstein
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Noga Rubinstein
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Roy Blecher
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Roy Blecher
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