Adv. Michaeli is the firm’s Compliance Officer and Information Security Supervisor.
Adv. Michaeli oversees our firm’s compliance with the laws and regulations it is subject to in the field of money laundering and terror financing prohibition. In this capacity, Adv. Michaeli provides legal and professional legal counsel and mentoring to business service providers regarding KYC processes as well as risk assessment and management related to money laundering and terror financing prohibitions. She also advises on external audits by the Justice Ministry’s Commissioner of Business Service Providers and proceedings held before the Israel Money Laundering and Terror Financing Prohibition Authority. In addition, as Information Security Supervisor, Adv. Michaeli oversees the firm’s compliance with applicable information security and privacy protection regulations.
Adv. Michaeli is in charge of the formation of firm compliance policy, risk management and internal procedures that ensure legal compliance under evolving regulations. This is done, among others, through instruction, legal opinions and counsel, as well as the implementation of a control and monitoring system based on technological tools and assistance from external professionals for identification and prevention of risks in these fields.
Adv. Michaeli possesses unique expertise in the money laundering and terror financing prohibition field, particularly in relation to the regulations governing the activity of business service providers (Amendment 13 to the Prohibition of Money Laundering Law), and serves as a member of the Money Laundering Prohibition Committee of the Israel Bar Association.
For many years, Adv. Michaeli served as chief legal counsel in the public transportation field. She’s experienced in advising the firm’s clients on public transportation regulation, tenders, corporate governance, labor law and administrative law. As legal counsel, she regularly represented the firm’s clients before all courts and tribunals in complex litigation proceedings and various commercial disputes, including contract law, commercial law, administrative appeals, class actions and derivative actions.
Among Adv. Michaeli’s clients were leading corporations from a variety of sectors, including transportation, retail, real estate and more.
LL.B., College of Management Academic Studies, Rishon Le Zion, 1997
B.A., Statistics and Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1994
Israel Bar Association, 1999