HFN’s Corporate and Securities Litigation group handles a wide variety of corporate and securities related matters. The group’s notable record includes the successful defence of some of the largest corporate and securities claims in Israel, including several class actions.
HFN’s vast experience and well-established credibility have assisted the Corporate and Securities Litigation group in obtaining favourable outcomes in securities-related investigations.
The Corporate and Securities Litigation group’s clients includes investment banks, provident funds, publicly traded companies, rating agencies, commercial banks and accounting firms.
Recent experience of the Corporate and Securities Litigation group’s scope of work includes class actions concerning errors in company financial reports, shareholder disputes stemming from mergers and acquisitions, class action claims involving the alleged negligent conduct by a provident fund with regard to its investment policy, and a claim against an investment house stemming from an investigation by the Israel Security Authority (ISA). These cases involved a number of substantive issues covering interpretation of corporate law trading disputes, fraud claims and bankruptcy issues.
The Corporate and Securities Litigation group is led by Yaacov Sharvit and Joseph Ashkenazi.