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Established: 1958
Line of Business: Law Firm and Notary
Address: 146 Menachem Begin Rd., Tel Aviv 6492103, Israel
Phone: 972-3-6944111
Fax: 972-3-6091116
Email: [email protected]
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  • Reuven Behar, FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

    Reuven Behar

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    Reuven Behar
  • Amir Chen, FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

    Amir Chen

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    Amir Chen
  • Avraham Well, FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

    Avraham Well

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    Avraham Well
  • Gil Orion, FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

    Gil Orion

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    Gil Orion


    Alex Berman
    Amit Dat
    Amit Pines
    Amir Chen
    Anat Shavit
    Anat Shinar
    Anat Sterenlib-Molkho
    Avishay Sahar
    Avraham Well
    Asaf Gabay
    Aya Reich Mina
    Barak Glickman
    Boaz Noiman
    Boaz Tavor
    Dalit Kahana Garbi
    Debbie Goodman
    Dikla Lavy-Fischer
    Doron Kol
    Dror Matatyahu
    Efrat Sharon
    Efraim Levy
    Eran Yaniv
    Eldad Koresh
    Etti Dolev
    Dr. Gil Orion
    Galai Sharir
    Galit Shitzer
    Gilad Winkler
    Hadar Sive
    Hagit Horowitz
    Itay Zemel
    Itiel Ben Haim
    Jonathan Libchik
    Jonathan Tessone
    Liat Halperin
    Lihi Blumenfeld
    Liron Levy Lev
    Liron Usherovich
    Maayan Snir
    Meital Ben-Basat
    Michael Zellermayer
    Michael Yavin
    Michal Faktor
    Miri Kimhi
    Moran Friedman
    Moran Rabbia Perera
    Nehami Katzenelson
    Nitzan Sandor
    Noa Barhum
    Oded Revivo
    Omri Shilo
    Omri Rachum-Twaig
    Orit Israeli
    Orit Malka
    Raz Tepper
    Reuven Behar
    Ron Sitton
    Ronald Lehmann
    Sagi Hammer
    Sagit Avital Assaf
    Shai Zadik
    Shalom Hershkovitz
    Sharon Klein-Manbar
    Sharon Madel-Artzy
    Sharon Rosen
    Sharona Haim Pour Abramovich
    Shalom Simon
    Shay Teken
    Shirly Kazir
    Shmuel Hamou
    Shmulik Fried
    Shoney Albeck
    Tal Eyal-Boger
    Tal Wiesengrun
    Tamar Turjeman-Kedem
    Tali Salton Yeshua
    Ute Klose-Goldstein
    Vered Oren
    Vered Tzror Jerasi
    Yael Riemer
    Yoram Bonen
    Yoram Shiv
    Ziv Schwartz
    Zohar Liss
    Zofnat Drori

    Isachar Fischer, Founder (1929-2013)
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About FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

The comprehensive and high-quality legal services that the firm provides is based on vast experience and deep familiarity with the Israeli economy and the local and international business environment, combined with a pragmatic and efficient approach to the legal profession. The firm is highly reputed in creatively handling innovative and challenging legal issues and champions the values of professional excellence and dedication to clients. The firm represents local and multinational clients in a wide variety of sectors (including: automotive; aviation and aerospace; banking; cannabis; communications; construction; cybersecurity; defense; energy; financial institutions; food and beverage; gaming; government; hotels and tourism; infrastructure; insurance; investment funds; life sciences and healthcare; manufacturing; maritime; media, entertainment and sports; natural resources, oil and gas; professional services; real estate; retail; technology; transportation) and is constantly involved in a wide range of matters at the heart of Israel’s legal-economic agenda. Founded 1958, FBC is one of Israel’s premier and largest full-service law firms, acting for prominent multinational and Israeli clients and offering professional excellence and personal attention across the spectrum of multidisciplinary legal services. The firm is consistently ranked as one of the leading law firms in Israel by domestic and international ranking guides. In 2020, the firm employed approx. 400 employees, including approx. 250 lawyers and other professionals and approx. 50 interns. Some of the firm’s lawyers also have licenses to practice law outside of Israel and have gained professional experience in some of the world’s leading firms.

Main Practice Areas

Arbitration & Mediation; Litigation; Dispute Resolution: The diverse practice handles some of the most significant cases in Israeli courts and arbitration, and represents clients in disputes involving commercial, corporate, securities, contract, class action, administrative, tender, environment, energy, banking, media, libel, IP, real estate, white collar, and other matters.

Aviation & Maritime: Extensive experience in representing major airlines and low-cost carriers, shipping companies, insurers, importers and exporters, freight forwarders, and online travel service providers in the full range of matters encompassed by aviation and maritime law. Particular expertise in commercial litigation, class actions, corporate and regulatory matters, leasing and other commercial transactions, competition, labor relations and taxation.

Banking & Finance: Representing many of Israel’s largest creditors (including banks, insurance companies, investment houses and financial institutions) and borrowers in complex secured and non-secured financing transactions. Regularly counsel foreign banks and financial institutions in banking and financial regulatory matters. A market leader in the areas of securitization, secured finance and inter-creditor relations, with the largest institutional lending practice in Israel. Practice is highly regarded for its ability to structure creative solutions facilitating complex transactions.

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency: Advising on various aspects related to DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) and the crypto-currency sphere, and the Blockchain technology, including with respect to regulatory and compliance, tax, corporate, intellectual property and privacy matters. We advise on tokenization, Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), token management and trading, investment and exchange of crypto-currencies, and more.

Capital Markets: Advising on international and local public offerings, private placements, controlling shareholder transactions and corporate governance, and ongoing reporting and filing requirements under Israeli and foreign securities laws. Representing issuers, banks and underwriters in placements of equity and debt securities on the Israeli and international capital markets, and considered to be a pioneer in developing complex capital financing provided by insurance companies, and in advising on negotiable and non-negotiable financial instruments, exchange-traded certificates and bond transactions.

Class Actions & Derivative Suits: Israel’s leading firm in class action defense litigation, representing defendants in some of the largest and most important class actions and derivative suits in Israel in all areas of law, including corporate and securities, banking, insurance, antitrust, consumer goods, communications, environment, energy and labor law. Helping clients navigate the certification stage and, where necessary, the substantive stage of class action cases, and advising in evaluating the complex web of potential risks and rewards that typically characterize class actions and derivative suits.

Commercial: Extensive experience in representing major foreign and local companies and in providing support to in-house legal departments in the full range of strategic commercial matters, as well as in advising with respect to day-to-day commercial matters.

Competition & Antitrust: FBC’s leading and largest Competition & Antitrust practice represents companies on the full spectrum of criminal, administrative and civil antitrust matters, including merger control, abusive behavior, restrictive arrangements and regulation of cartels, monopolies and oligopolies. Providing ongoing advice on antitrust compliance, and representing multinational and local companies in commercial transactions, as well as in class actions and complex litigation before civil courts, criminal courts, the Antitrust Tribunal and the Israel Antitrust Authority.

Cyber & Information Technologies: The practice provides counsel on a wide array of cutting-edge technology oriented legal matters including privacy, data protection, information security and commercial activities in the cyberspace.

Defamation: Well-seasoned in handling a wide spectrum of issues regarding communications law, such as libel, invasion of privacy, copyright, lifting gag orders, and statutory advertisement prohibitions.

East Asia Desk: Offering professional and customized legal services to businesses operating in East Asian markets, as well as to East Asian entities and individuals operating in Israel or that seek strategic partnerships and investment opportunities in the Israeli market. The multidisciplinary team is experienced in advising on matters and transactions with parties located in a broad range of East Asian markets.

Environmental: Comprehensive advice on environmental matters, from counsel on administrative and criminal enforcement proceedings, to the preparation of internal enforcement programs designed to reduce the exposure of officeholders to potential criminal liability for environmental matters. FBC is a leader in Circular Economy initiatives.

Hi-Tech, Technology & Investment Funds: Representing start-ups, mature companies, strategic investors, and venture capital and private equity funds in all their commercial activities, including initial structuring, investment transactions, license agreements, M&As, PIPE transactions, fund formation, operations acquisitions, private placements and public offerings on securities exchanges in Israel and abroad.

Hotels & Tourism: Providing counsel to owners, operators, developers, investors, lenders, franchisors and franchisees, service providers, and other stakeholders in the industry. Advising on development; acquisition and divestment; operations and management; corporate and joint ventures; finance and restructuring; franchise, licensing and outsourcing; commercial agreements; labor, employment and immigration; data privacy; dispute resolution; and intellectual property, advertising and brand.

Insolvency & Restructuring; Liquidation & Receivership: Representing debtors, creditors, companies, bondholders’ representatives and controlling shareholders, and involved in nearly all of Israel’s most significant debt arrangements, aggregating tens of billions of NIS in recent years. Such representation often includes the appointment of FBC lawyers in court-appointed roles (trustees, receivers and/or liquidators). FBC focuses on the restructuring of debt and equity interests in troubled companies, including negotiation with a variety of interest groups. Its experience in this field extends to complex reorganizations of multinational enterprises involving Israeli and non-Israeli parties and legal systems as well as appearance in Israeli and foreign courts.

Insurance: Advising Israeli and multinational clients in both contentious and non-contentious insurance matters. Providing overall advisory services in the areas of insurance, securities and regulation that apply to insurance companies and their managers and directors. FBC represents purchasers of major insurance groups in the Israeli market, as well as providers of representation and warranty insurance in the context of M&A transactions.

Intellectual Property: The practice specializes in the various branches of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, registered designs, copyrights and commercial secrets, as well as on various matters involving television (including productions and TV formats), entertainment media, Internet, Hi-Tech and Life sciences. Vast experience in IP litigation, arbitration and mediation procedures (including as arbitrators), and in procedures before the Registrar of Patents, Designs and Trademarks and the Israeli Customs Authorities.

Labor & Employment; Immigration: Handling the full scope of labor and employment matters, including collective bargaining, labor disputes, strikes and organized actions, collective agreements, collective litigation, employer-employee litigation, labor contracts, employment agreements, separation agreements, labor relations, due diligence, mediation and arbitration. The practice provides Israel bound immigration law guidance and assistance (work permits, etc.).

Life Sciences & Healthcare: Representing prominent multinational and local players in a broad range of areas, including biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, medical services, genomics, diagnostics, medical IT and health care services, all in various stages of development. Clients range from medical device and bio-technology start-ups, to international “big pharma” companies, and venture capital funds that focus on life science and health care companies.

Mergers & Acquisitions: One of Israel’s leading M&A practices, representing major private and publicly traded companies in many of Israel’s largest transactions, and involved in some of the largest and most significant M&A transactions in Israel. Exceptionally strong contacts with key regulators, including Israel’s Securities Authority, Antitrust Authority and Ministry of Communications, with expertise across a wide range of industry sectors.

Private Asset Management: Counseling clients with respect to long-term planning issues, developing and implementing structures that address clients’ wealth planning requirements while, together with the Firm’s Tax Department, taking account of the tax-related issues that are often critical aspects of these structures.

Projects & Energy: Counseling many of the world’s most prominent companies in Israel’s most significant projects and energy matters, totaling tens of billions of NIS. FBC’s expertise spans all sectors, from transportation, infrastructure and natural gas, to energy, water and the photovoltaic (PV) energy field, with particular focus on the complex regulatory aspects that are integral to this sector.

Real Estate, Planning & Zoning, and Urban Renewal: Israel’s market leader in Real Estate and Planning & Zoning, handling major international and local real estate transactions, with extensive experience in representing public and private real estate companies, entrepreneurs, developers, property owners, sellers and purchasers. FBC’s scope of activity is exceptionally broad, encompassing all principal facets of a sophisticated transaction-based real estate practice: development projects, planning and zoning matters, income-yielding properties, sale and lease, taxation and litigation. The practice has a deep familiarity with accompanying complex and lengthy urban renewal projects.

Regulatory: Expertise in the interface between the business and public sectors, combining profound knowledge of markets subject to supervision and regulation, together with exceptional legal skills and a deep familiarity with decision-making processes in the public sector.

Sports Law: The practice provides its clients with complete legal services including representation in various domestic and international courts and tribunals, accompanying teams’ sale and purchase transactions, rights transfers, liquidation, and other commercial and corporate business matters.

Tax: Counsel on the full spectrum of tax matters related to commercial activities in Israel, including income tax, VAT and real estate tax, as well as on cross-border transactions and other complex transactions. FBC specializes in creating innovative solutions which are tailor-made to clients’ needs, with an expertise in precedent-setting tax litigation proceedings and in obtaining pre-rulings from the Tax Authority in a wide variety of areas, including VAT and debt restructuring.

Telecom & Media: Unparalleled experience in representing leading players in each principal segment of Israel’s telecom and media industries, from fixed line and mobile telecommunications to print media, commercial and cable television and radio broadcasting. Advising clients on regulatory, litigation, corporate, transactional, labor and other matters, and due to the depth and broad scope of its representation, clients look to the firm to be their strategic business advisors and not merely legal counsel.

White Collar: The practice represents suspects - individuals and companies - under investigation by the Police, the Tax Authority, the Antitrust Authority, the Securities Authority, the internal Police Investigations Unit and other investigatory bodies.

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