Commercial Litigation

The firm’s founder, Ronen Adini, has a wealth of experience in complex litigation, including: commercial litigation, class actions and derivative suits, legal proceedings involving shareholders rights, directors’ liabilities and also cases involving international aspects, such as: Forum Non/convenient, local/international jurisdiction, international arbitration, and more.

The firm was and is involved, among other  areas, precedent legal proceedings regarding shares, options, ETFs, structured bonds, bond ratings, securities portfolio management, banking, the duty of care & fiduciary duties of directors, shareholders rights, tender offers, and more.

The firm has a vast experience in representing investors, controlling shareholders and public shareholders, in various business disputes, both in private and publicly traded companies.

The office has an excellent reputation and over 20 years of experience in legal proceedings relating to investments, securities and banking, and represents clients in complex litigation, relating to the management of investments and securities, including: stocks, options derivatives market, Forex, ETFs, bonds, debentures, structured bonds and sophisticated financial instruments.

In 2004, Mr. Ronen Adini published his book – “Securities Law”, a 960 pages volume. The book is considered the most comprehensive and professional text in the field of securities law, and is frequently quoted in rulings in this field of securities law, inter alia -by the Israeli Supreme Court.

Attorney Adini has extensive experience representing defendants (individuals and corporate clients) in criminal securities proceedings and in enforcement proceedings before the ISA (Israeli Securities Authority).

Class actions and derivatives

The office has extensive experience and reputation in the field of class actions and derivative claims. In each of the years 2012 to 2016 the firm was ranked as among the leading firms in this field, and in 2016 it was also rated the first tier in the field of class actions and derivative claims.

The firm and attorney Adini have an impressive series of successes in class actions and derivatives field, including

  • a settlement agreement in a class action against the publicly traded companies T.M & Maagarey Bnia, in which the defendants paid the plaintiff group, represented by Adv. Adini, the sum of NIS 33 million;
  • a settlement agreement in a class action against the publicly traded company Matbeot Olam (of Excellence Group) and S&P Maalot rating company, in which the companies paid millions to the plaintiff group;
  • a settlement agreement in a class action against the publicly traded company Keshet bonds (of Excellence Group) and S&P Maalot rating company, in which the companies paid millions to the plaintiff group;
  • a derivative claim in the sum of NIS 400 million that was approved by the District Court against the controlling shareholders and directors of publicly traded company Discount Investment Corporation, for the purchase of the Israeli newspaper “Ma’ariv”;
  • a settlement agreement in a class action against a publicly traded company Pama, in which the companies paid millions to the plaintiff group;
  • a settlement agreement in a class action against the publicly traded company Regency Ltd (of Hagag Group), in which the company paid millions to the plaintiff group;
  • a settlement agreement in a class action against the tourism company Flying Carpet for fictitious charter flights, in which the companies paid millions to the company’s clients;
  • a settlement agreement in a class action against the company 012 Smile Communications in which the company paid millions to the company’s clients;
  • a class action against Kavey Hufsha Airlines with respect to fictitious charter flights, which was approved by the District Court;
  • a settlement agreement in a class action against the insurance company Migdal, in which the company paid its policyholders millions;

Consultation & representation in the field of commercial/business law

The firm advises and counsels public companies, private companies, partnerships and business people in a wide range of diverse business activities. Attorney Adini has extensive experience both in public offerings, private placements and a variety of transactions and business agreements in Israel and abroad.

The firm provides its clients with guidance and comprehensive legal advice in transactions and business partnerships and projects in Israel and abroad, in the fields of industry, finance & technology.