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Posts by Michael Decker

How to open an Israeli company bank account

Opening an Israeli company bank account is more complicated than ever, particularly for companies owned by foreign nationals. The process grows exceptionally complicated when those foreign owners are US citizens. One might think that Israeli banks would be happy to open a company account with a high cash-flow. However, this is usually not the case.…

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Aliyah after adoption – Israeli citizenship for Adoptee

Aliyah after adoption – Is a non-Jewish child adopted by an Aliyah-eligible family entitled to return to Israel? The Israeli law office of Cohen, Decker, Pex, Brosh specializes in Aliyah and immigration to Israel. In other articles we explained the rights to immigrate to Israel after de-facto adoption, as well as the possibility of Aliyah…

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Self-employed workers in Israel versus employees.

IS IT BETTER FOR A COMPANY TO WORK WITH EMPLOYEES OR CONTRACTORS? Are self-employed workers in Israel or paid employees a better choice? Which is the better choice under what circumstances for an organization that wishes to operate in Israel? There are positive and negative sides to both options. This article from the law firm…

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Balancing of resources – which assets are excluded?

What property is excluded from the Balancing of Resources and Other Exceptions? What is the Balancing of Resources in Israeli family law? In our article about property division under the Property Relations Law, we discussed how a couples assets are divided after separation. The balancing process of resources is part of said division process. Not…

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Property Relations Between Spouses Law – Asset Division

The Property Relations law governs the division of joint property when a couple separates in Israel. During marriage life many couples accumulate property together and individually, and use their funds to cover expenses and accumulate savings. When separating, many couples are confused and bewildered. The legal criteria in Israel according to to which the property…

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Terminally ill workers in Israel – Legal rights

Terminally ill workers in Israel – what are the workplace rights of someone debilitated by cancer or another fatal disease? Can this employee be dismissed? If a chronic or terminal disease affects an employee’s performance, is the employer allowed to fire them? The law firm of Cohen, Decker, Pex, Brosh specializes in Israeli labor law.…

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Creating a Company in Israel

Creating a company in Israel is necessary to pursue business in the country. If you don’t plan to register a foreign company in Israel, creating some type of local company is the only way to move forward with business ventures. The natural question is: What kind of company should you create for this purpose? The…

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Advantages of Establishing an Israeli Company

Establishing an Israeli company is complicated.  The Israeli Corporations Authority is in charge of Israeli company law and enforces a number of regulations.  In this article, Advocate Michael Decker from Israeli law office Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh provides some basic information about the advantages and complications involved in establishing an Israeli company. A few…

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Tax and Israeli Companies

This article addresses the issue of tax and Israeli companies. Our law firm, Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh, specializes in Israeli corporate and commercial law. In Israel this falls under the auspices of the Israeli Corporations Authority. VAT Tax and Israeli Companies Unlike the United States, Israel has a system of value added tax which…

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Foreign Subsidiary in Israel

This article addresses registering a foreign subsidiary in Israel. Foreign investors are increasingly establishing subsidiaries in Israel. Our law offices assist numerous local and foreign clients with their corporate needs, which are regulated by the Israel Corporations Authority. Background Information for a Foreign Subsidiary in Israel Foreign companies can easily create an Israeli subsidiary of…

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