Defense Export Control and Dual Use Equipment

The intent behind the Defense Export Control Law, 2007, and the various regulations and orders enacted thereunder, is to regulate defense export on the grounds of national security, foreign policy, international commitments and other crucial interests of the State of Israel. Many corporations operating in various sectors are directly affected by these regulations, and are required to carefully manage their business activity in compliance with the tangle of tariffs and complex regulations of the field.

Our firm is one of Israel’s leading and most experienced law firms in the provision of complex legal services in the defense export control and dual use equipment field, and accumulated extensive knowledge regarding the regulation of import to Israel and export overseas. Our significant expertise and many years of experience in the field place us at the forefront of Israel’s experts in the field.

Our attorneys provide individual counsel to the firm’s clients regarding various regulatory issues, including the obtainment of import and export permits from government ministries and correct commercial conduct under export control regulations, including the export of dual use equipment and defense exports. In addition, our legal teams represent the firm’s clients in administrative proceedings before the Import Committee of the Israel Ministry of Economy and other entities in various matters, such as fines for not presenting import approvals, inclusion in the ‘Unreliable Importer’ category, and more. The attorneys advise clients through all stages of the process in order to achieve optimal results under the relevant circumstances.

"Known for its expertise in customs and indirect taxes."

Chambers & Partners | 2019

"Identified for its skilful handling of customs matters."

Chambers & Partners | 2017

"Strong in indirect tax matters, particularly regarding international trade."

The Legal 500 | 2016