Weksler, Bregman & Co.

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Established: 1936
Line of Business: Law Firm
Address: 23 Yehuda Halevy St., Discount Tower,
22nd-23rd Fl., Tel Aviv 6513601
P.O.B. 29621,Tel Aviv 6129601
Phone: 972-3-5119393
Fax: 972-3-5119394
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wblaw.co.il
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  • Doron Dan, Weksler, Bregman & Co.

    Adv. Doron Dan

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    Doron Dan
  • Ofer Yankovich, Weksler, Bregman & Co.

    Adv. Ofer Yankovich

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    Ofer Yankovich
  • Avi  Ben Yaacov, Weksler, Bregman & Co.

    Adv. Avi Ben Yaacov

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    Avi Ben Yaacov
  • Dror Toren, Weksler, Bregman & Co.

    Adv. Dror Toren

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    Dror Toren
  • Eran Shuster, Weksler, Bregman & Co.

    Adv. Eran Shuster

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    Eran Shuster
  • Igal Kolof, Weksler, Bregman & Co.

    Adv. Igal Kolof

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Additional Partners

    Uri Bregman
    Ora Dvir
    Sharon Drori Wichelevski
    Oren Pechthold
    Sagee Feldman
    Revital Reuven
    Tomer Tzadok
    Limor Argov Shenhav
    Hila Goldfeld
    Gil Cherchi
    Eli Aviv
    Orel Bar Dayan
    Lotem Azulay
    Dana Vaknin

    Of Counsel

    David J. Martin
    Niv Sever

    Founder

    Jacob Weksler, Dec.
    (1939-2019)
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About Weksler, Bregman & Co.

Weksler Bergman & Co. was established in 1936 and is a pioneer in the Israeli legal arena. Since then, an entrepreneurial spirit has characterized the Firm, which has become one of the leaders in Israel. The Firm’s seniority allows it to provide its clients with a service based on its highly developed experience and a unique, forward-looking perspective. Its clients rely on the Firm in various areas and fields of expertise, as it acts as a one-stop shop for many legal needs. The Firm has over 60 attorneys and offers a wide range of services in the fields of civil and commercial law, with expertise in 15 fields of legal expertise. The Firm ensures a high synergy between the departments to provide a results-oriented service. Local and international rating bodies have recognized it as a leader in all its areas of expertise.

Main Areas of Expertise

Companies and Commercial Law; Mergers & Acquisitions; Technology: The legal advice in this framework encompasses diverse corporate and commercial issues, such as establishing partnerships, companies, funds, joint ventures, providing opinions and handling transactions. The Firm deals with drafting agreements for the purchase of companies and investment in them, mergers, knowledge transfers, distribution, agencies, licenses for technology transfer, marketing, etc. In addition, the Firm handles the legal affairs of leading local and international companies and their representatives in Israel.

Real Estate: The Firm’s real estate department is one of the largest and most experienced among law firms in Israel and is involved in a wide range of large and complex projects, including residentials, office towers, shopping malls, hotels, industrial and science office parks, infrastructure, BOT and accompanying real estate transactions abroad. The Firm accompanies projects throughout all stages: the acquisition of the rights to the land, planning and licensing procedures, construction, drawing up the agreements for the marketing of completed buildings, and more. The Firm also specializes in financing real estate transactions, representing entrepreneurs in purchasing land and financial support agreements, and representing several of the largest banks in Israel that finance real estate activities.

Urban Renewal: The Firm accompanies various urban renewal projects by representing entrepreneurs, tenants, and accompanying banks in these projects. The Firm’s professional staff’s cumulative experience provides significant added value to tenants and entrepreneurs in urban renewal projects.

Planning and Construction: The Firm accompanies first-class entrepreneurs in the initiation of city building plans for housing, employment, and hotels all over the country, from the stage of drafting the strategies to issuing construction permits, including representation in all planning committees, at the local authorities and in the framework of legal proceedings.

Litigation: The Firm represents significant clients from Israel and abroad. The Firm specializes in complex litigation in the fields of civil and commercial law, accompanying and managing international litigation, banking, securities, real estate, Infrastructure and construction, companies, and business licensing, including class and derivative suits, with particular expertise in complex class and derivative claims in the area’s banking and securities. In addition, the Firm handles all facets of administrative petitions and tender laws.

Capital Markets and Banking: The Firm has extensive experience in public and private offerings and representing issuers, including banks and major entities. The Firm has a unique specialization in legal advice concerning the regulation of managing a stock exchange in Israel. This framework accompanied the dedicated legislation procedure to change the structure of the stock exchange and its implementation in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. The Firm even set another legal and business precedent when in 2019, it represented the stock exchange in its first IPO. The Firm deals with transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, private placements and financing agreements, prospectuses, compensation plans, consulting on corporate governance issues for public companies, and representation before regulatory bodies. In the banking field, the Firm provides services to local and foreign banks, institutions, and financial entities in all areas of banking activity. In this regard, the Firm is active in the field of bank licensing, the field of regulation, as well as in corporate governance in banks.

Insolvency: The Firm has extensive experience managing receivership procedures, freezing procedures, liquidating companies, rescuing and operating companies in difficulties, and representing them in court as part of insolvency procedures. The Firm specializes in managing liquidation procedures of collapsed banking institutions. For example, since 2002, Attorney Uri Bregman has served as a special administrator manager of the Bank for Commerce Ltd. (in liquidation). The Firm has extensive expertise in everything related to the revival of companies and the formation of debt settlements. Under this framework it represents both public and private companies, bondholders and trustees. The Firm has handled a series of highly publicized debt settlements, among them the most significant debt settlement held in the Israeli economy, with a total scope of approximately NIS 7.5 billion.

Privacy and Data Protection: The Firm has a unique practice in privacy and information security. Its services include implementing compliance programs to comply with privacy protection laws in Israel under GDPR and more. In addition, the Firm accompanies clients in dealing with information security incidents, consulting regarding transfer of information between territories, including the transfer of information outside Israel and outside the EU, preparation and support in the implementation of privacy policies and cookies and terms of use for websites, applications and technological products, drafting and managing negotiations about information processing agreements, information licensing and more.

Labor Law: The Firm represents in almost every possible employment sector, in all issues that regularly arise with their employees, including workers’ rights, social rights, dismissals, and resignations, holding hearings, preparing employment contracts, retirement agreements, letters of commitment, legal documents, consulting and setting up a complaint investigation system regarding sexual harassment, and implementing regulatory compliance systems.

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