Enforcing Foreign Judgments in Israel

Enforcing Foreign Judgments in Israel Among the thousands of judgments handed down each year in Israeli courts, there are a number of judgments handed down by courts in foreign countries that are directed against defendants located in Israel and who have been declared enforceable by the Israeli courts. The question, is whether a defendant can […]

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Succession Law in Israel – Israeli Inheritance Law

Resolving Issues Regarding Succession Law in Israel Most people prefer not to dwell on inheritance & probate matters, but the fact is that life is transient. Upon the death of an individual, the fate of their property must be decided according to succession law in Israel, or by will – if it exists. Inheritance is […]

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Implementing FATCA by Israeli Banks

FATCA (The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) was legislated in May 2010 and entered into force In July 2014. It obliges U.S. taxpayers, namely American passport holders and American social security number owners, to report foreign financial accounts, whose value exceeds 10,000 dollars, and offshore assets to the IRS (Internal Revenue Service). It also obliges […]

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