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Krispin, Rubinstein, Blecher & Partners

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Number of Partners:11
Number of other Lawyers:16
Languages: Arabic, English, French, Hebrew, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Krispin Rubinstein Blecher & Co. 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: 4 partners; 3 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 and of the 600 East Hagit Power Plant
■ 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
■ Representing Ramat Hovav Power Plant in its LTSAs with Siemens and Ethos.
Key Clients: Edeltech, Shikun & Binui, Menora Canadian Solar, Dorad, Nesharim, Alon Energy, Enlight, Haifa Chemicals
Contact: Amit Krispin, Partner
Tel: +972 73 3202021
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
Tel: +972 73 3202021
Email: [email protected]

Telecom & Media: 3 partners; 4 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:
■ Consulting a joint venture of Keshet and RGE (KRS) with respect to regulatory aspects of establishing a multichannel OTT platform
■ Regulatory representation of a partnership of three insurance companies and financial entities with Partner (Israel's leading telecom operator) in 300M$ SPA
■ Consultation with respect to the layout by Israel Broadband Company (IBC) of fiber optic networks and of an international consortium regarding submarine cables
■ Representation of IBC, Hot and Cellcom regarding their cooperation in the field of fiber optic network deployment
■ Representation of a local subsidiary of a prominent European telecom corporation in licensing procedures, multi-national transactions and inspection procedures
Contact: Noga Rubinstein, Partner
Tel: +972 73 3202021
Email: [email protected]

Competition & Antitrust: 2 partners; 4 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:
■ Advised CAL on competition issues regarding an agreement with Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest bank, with respect to the issuance of digital credit card using Hapolim’s Bit payment app 
■ Representing the Israel Insurance Association on hearing before the Governmental Committee on the implementation of Israeli Concentration Law
■ Representing Beeri Print & Bar Marketing and Distribution regarding a merger transaction between the two companies.
Key Clients: Cal, Israir Airlines, Haifa Port, Phoenix Insurance.
Contact: Andrey Nickel, Partner
Tel: +972 73 3202021
Email: [email protected]

Litigation - Commercial Disputes before Civil Courts: 2 partners; 6 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 of NSO NSO with respect to various litigation proceedings both in Israel and abroad
■ Joint representation of most licensed cannabis growers in Israel in a petition to the High Court aimed at stopping the government's regulatory reform
■ 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
Tel: +972 73 3202021
Email: [email protected]

Litigation - White Collar Crime: 2 partners; 6 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. Ari Haro, a state witness in the 2000 case currently pending against former PM Netanyahu (one of the most high-profile corruption cases in Israel's history)
■ Representation of Mr. Ronen Moshe, a communications advisor charged with bribing senior government officials to promote and preserve its economic interests
■ 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
Tel: +972 73 3202021
Email: [email protected]

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Competition/Antitrust
1 Ranked Lawyer
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Andrey Nickel
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Andrey Nickel
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Band 4
Projects & Energy
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Department
Projects & Energy
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Projects & Energy
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Band 3
Lawyers
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Amit Krispin
3
Band 3
Projects & Energy: Oil & Gas
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
2
Amit Krispin
2
Band 2
TMT: Telecoms, Media & Broadcasting
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TMT: Telecoms, Media & Broadcasting
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TMT: Telecoms, Media & Broadcasting
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Band 2
Lawyers
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Noga Rubinstein
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