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Singapore implements UN sanctions against Iran

The United Nations (Sanctions - Iran) Regulations 2014 ("Sanctions") was enacted and took effect on 29 September 2014. The United Nations (Sanctions...

Snapshot: Credit for antitrust compliance programs around the world

 Last week we analyzed the view of US antitrust enforcers on the existence of a compliance program when assessing the punishment for cartel violations....

New Regulation of Trading Platforms in Israel

Trading platforms are web-based platforms that enable investors to trade in financial assets, such as foreign currency derivatives. As a result of the Internet...

Amendment to the Israeli Mutual Funds Regulation

Until recently, an offer of foreign mutual fund units to the public in Israel was possible only under a fund prospectus approved by the...

New Israeli Legislation regarding the Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies

17 July 2014 - Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) fulfill an important role in the capital market by predicting the probability of a borrower to...

Does discrimination entitle to a remedy of enforcement under Israeli law?

Following Labor Conflict 8924-07-10 Vladislav Avramov versus General Medical Services (Ha’Emek Medical  Center) (Feb. 9, 2014). The issue of discrimination in the workplace...

The recognition of the autonomy of the Competition Council in Morocco

3 June 2014 - The draft amendment to Law n° 06-99 on freedom of prices and competition was adopted on February 5, 2014 by...

Reduction of Centralization in the Israeli Market

At the beginning of 2014, the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) enacted the Law for the promotion of Competition and the Reduction of Centralization (portion of...

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