July - August 2022
Client Update Roundup


Dear clients,

We are pleased to present you with a brief overview of the client updates we sent out recently. While the updates were sent in Hebrew, if one or more of the subjects interest you, please get in touch with your contact in our firm or the relevant authors for additional information.
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Employees' Use of Social Networks - Organizational Policy
In this update, labor partner Revital Shprung-Levy and litigation partner Tzahi Halio reviewed the case of an Apple employee in the USA who may find herself facing disciplinary action or even a dismissal procedure following a video she published on the social network Tiktok, and the options available to organizations regarding the activities of their employees on social networks.




The Duty to Notify When Collecting Personal Information and Using it in an AI or Algorithm Based Decision-Making System
In this update, Head of the Competition and Regulation Practice within our Industry and Regulation Department, Amir Vang, and associate Maayan Bronshtein, reviewed a position published by the Privacy Protection Authority on the duty of notification in the context of the collection and use of personal information. The position emphasizes transparency with the subjects of the information and obtaining their informed consent to the provision of information about them.




Accounting Position on the Effects of Inflation and Interest Rate Increase
Against the backdrop of inflation and interest rate increases in Israel and in many countries around the world, the Israel Securities Authority published an accounting position on the effects of the aforementioned changes on disclosure and financial reporting, which is also relevant to disclosure in the Q2 2022 reports. A review by Head of our Capital Markets Practice, Gur Nabel, and capital markets partner Hadar Tsikinovsky Sharabani.




Update Following the Decision of the Economic Court in the Bezeq Criminal Proceeding
An update by Head of our Capital Markets Practice, Gur Nabel, and capital markets partner Hadar Tsikinovsky Sharabani, about a new decision by the Economic Department of the Tel Aviv District Court. The court canceled two of the charges filed in the criminal proceedings opened regarding Bezeq.




0% Tax Following the Hagshama-Kosmi – Projects Management Ltd. Ruling
An update by Head of our VAT Practice, Liat Faig-Neuwirth, following a District Court ruling relating to 0% VAT. 




Proper Disclosure in Advertising Created by Influencers
Marketing through influencers is a growing phenomenon, especially in advertising targeted at young people. In this update, by IP partner Sa’ar Plinner, we will review the sensitivities one must consider when working with influencers. 




Online Advertising Policy
As part of a motion to certify a class action filed by two minors against a number of companies that operate content sites in Israel, the issue of advertising that is not intended for minors within sections or content that is specifically intended for children and youth arose. A review by IP partner Judy Amidor and associate Lennie Zivoni




Employer and Employee - a Weekly Case Law Update
A weekly review by our Labor and Corporate Immigration Department on case law in the labor field. 




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