Commercial and Corporate Law
We offer a full range of corporate and commercial services in Israel. Our team has helped dozens of European businesses establish a presence in Israel, whether by expanding their business or by performing building, infrastructure or other projects in Israel.
Due to our close affiliation with one of Israel’s leading accountancy firms, Auren Israel, our services include the opening of tax files (VAT, corporate tax and income tax for salaried employees) including bookkeeping, tax reporting and yearly financial reports. Whereas the opening of tax files and the accounting are performed by the affiliated accountants, in particular, CPA Sivan Cohen and CPA Yaniv Angel, our firm will prepare all necessary documents and our staff will be in contact with the department of your company and explain the procedures and documentation in their languages, whether in English, German, French, Spanish or Italian.
Whether you are a small business or a large corporation, our firm is committed to helping you achieve your business objectives. We are here to provide legal support at every stage of your business journey.
We provide comprehensive and professional legal advice and support for corporations, from the initial establishment state to ongoing operations to litigation and debt collection, if necessary. Our tailored solutions help businesses navigate the complexities of international commercial and corporate law, allowing them to focus on growth and profitability.
1. Incorporation of Companies and Partnerships
Establishing a business abroad involves making critical decisions on the type of corporate structure and the location of operations. Our firm understands the importance of these decisions and offers specialized services in establishing corporations, including limited liability companies and partnerships, both in Israel and abroad (Germany, Switzerland, and Austria).
Led by Katy Elmaliah, our international department comprises of attorneys and certified public accountants, who have worked with our office and its international clients for many years. With extensive knowledge and experience in Israeli commercial law and foreign jurisdictions, including German, Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein, our team provides clients with a broad and professional response tailored to their specific needs. Due to our in debt understanding of your own jurisdiction at home, in Germany, Switzerland or Austria, we are able to provide services on a level usually difficult to find with local attorneys, even in large law firms.
2. Fiscal Representation (Branch) or Daughter Company in Israel
If you are expanding your business from Europe to Israel or filing a bid in an international Israeli tender, we will be able to assess your necessities and provide working and cost-effective solutions:
We will advise you in particular on the differences and tax implications between establishing a branch or a subsidiary in Israel;
We will help you to set up a working chain of signatory rights in Israel all by honoring the four eyes principle which may be your general group policy;
We will provide help in opening an Israeli bank account for the new structure;
Our firm is well-versed in the frequently changing balance of power between investors and entrepreneurs, and will work with you in a practical and balanced co-operation between the two;
After registering your corporate structure and drafting all necessary documents, we will stay with you and offer support in legal, tax and practical questions in Israel all this while speaking your language.
3. International Tenders in Israel
If you are filing a bid in an international tender in Israel, we will support your staff in the due preparation of all necessary documentation. Our notary department will be able to provide the necessary notarial confirmations and translations, whereas our experienced lawyers will support you in preparing the necessary documents supporting your expertise and corporate structure. Furthermore, we can provide your board of directors with explanations to the tender conditions and Israeli domestic legal practice.
4. Tax Files in Israel
Due to our close affiliation with one of Israel’s leading accountancy firms, Auren Israel, our services include the opening of tax files (VAT, corporate tax and income tax for salaried employees) including bookkeeping, tax reporting and yearly financial reports. Whereas the opening of tax files and the accounting are performed by the affiliated accountants, in particular, CPA Sivan Cohen and CPA Yaniv Angel (click to their CV in the website), our firm will prepare all necessary documents and our staff will be in contact with the department of your company and explain the procedures and documentation in their languages, whether in English, German, French, Spanish or Italian.
5. Commercial Agreements
We believe that clear and concise agreements are vital for ensuring fruitful cooperation and a clear division of duties over time. Therefore, our firm emphasizes correct and precise wording of agreements and a forward-looking view.
Our firm's commercial department is experienced in preparing and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements for both individuals and corporations in various areas of commercial law. We work closely with our clients to understand their needs and provide tailored solutions that meet their unique business goals.
Our experienced lawyers draft comprehensive commercial agreements in various areas, including:
Partnership and Joint Venture agreements that define the roles and responsibilities of each partner and protect their interests,
Founders’ agreements that address issues related to equity ownership, intellectual property, and more,
Distribution and agency agreements that outline the terms of the relationship between the parties and their obligations to each other,
Cooperation agreements and business ventures that cover joint projects, collaborations, and other strategic alliances,
Franchise agreements that define the franchisor's rights and obligations, as well as those of the franchisee,
Employment agreements that cover issues such as employee responsibilities, compensation, and termination in line with Israeli labor law,
Loan agreements that cover the terms and conditions of loans and the obligations of the borrower and lender,
Real estate - purchase/sale agreements for lots, commercial areas, apartments, and more.