The Israeli communications sector underwent significant changes in recent years, mainly due to the numerous regulatory developments led by the Israel Ministry of Communications.
Goldfarb Seligman possesses extensive experience in the telecommunications and media sector, especially regarding its complex regulatory aspects. The firm's attorneys regularly monitor legislative procedures, government decisions and economic regulation hearings, and are able to promptly detect regulatory developments and advise clients regarding the implications of the forming regulation. The firm's attorneys assist clients in developing and implementing long-term regulatory strategies; represent clients in hearings regarding legislation and government policy before the relevant government entities, including the Israel Ministry of Communications and its broadcasting authorities; and advise on tenders in telecommunications and media fields.
The firm provides comprehensive legal services to various leading companies in the telecommunications, broadcasting and media fields, relating to licensing, M&A and transfer of corporate control. In addition, the attorneys advise on domestic and international transactions in the media and telecommunications fields, while providing comprehensive legal consulting regarding financing, contractual agreements, taxation, privacy and data protection aspects, intellectual property, planning and construction, environmental law, regulation and competition, and more.
In addition, the firm's attorneys represent telecommunications and media companies in administrative proceedings, including proceedings involving planning and construction issues; and in complex commercial disputes, including class actions, antitrust litigation, internet litigation and more.