News & Publications


23/05/2018

Supreme Court Ruling: Coface won't be Secured Creditor of Agrexco.



14/04/2018

 

 

The Administrators of the Estate of Yoram Yossifoff require investigation of Shmuel Donerstein



29/03/2018

Dan&Bradstreet ranks Shapira & Co. as one of Israel's most prominent law firms specializing in banking and financing. 



12/03/2018

Adv. Ofer Shapira was appointed as receiver for Electro Metal – Electric engineering Ltd, located in Haifa.



07/02/2018

Adv. Ofer Shapira - Summary speech on the New Insolvency Law before the Knesset Legislation Committee



07/02/2018

Adv. Ofer Shapira speaking before the Knesset Legislation Committee - Comments on the New Insolvency Law.



07/12/2017

Grunfeld Gives up on his Luxury Apartment and Improves his Offer to the Creditors



16/11/2017

Ofer Shapira, on the New Initiative to Regulate the Activities of International Monopolies in Israel



01/11/2017

Adv. Ofer Shapira, Managing Partner at Shapira & Co. speaking at ILTV studio about online privacy policies that prevent your assets from being accessed posthumously



23/07/2017

Is Joseph Grunfeld on the way to prison?



04/07/2017

Shapira & Co. took part in the very successful seminar of INSOL International and INSOL Europe in Tel Aviv.

For the first time we gathered together top insolvency professionals, academics and judges from around the world for fruitful discussions on the most-high profile topics related to distressed businesses. Among other issues, Ofer Shapira chaired a panel on handling distressed businesses in Israel, hosting Judge (Ret) Dr. Adi Zarankin, Yuval Cohen (Founder and managing partner of Fortissimo) and Adv. Amit Pines.  

Thanks to all the speakers and participants, and we look forward to seeing you again in such future events in Israel.



19/04/2017

Shapira & Co. was ranked (again) by CofaceBdi as one of Israel's elite law firms in the field of business reorganizations (debt arrangements). 



21/03/2017

Shapira & Co. was elected as one of Israel's leading law-firms specializing in Insolvency (BDI).



05/10/2016

Adv. Ofer Shapira at the Insolvency Forum of "Haaretz"



14/09/2016

Ofer Shapira in the National Economy conference: "Low interest rates encourage risk-taking; Public investors are not aware of the real risk"



30/08/2016

The Seven Bad Years of Joseph Grunfeld



03/08/2016

Holdings of Joseph Grunfeld (20%) in Kardan Entrepreneurship are for Sale



21/07/2016

Shapira & Co. was elected as one of Israel's elite law-firms for debt restructuring (BDI).



21/07/2016

Shapira & Co. was elected as one of Israel's outstanding leading law-firms for debt collection (BDI).



21/07/2016

Shapira & Co. was elected as one of Israel's outstanding leading law-firms specializing in banking (BDI).



20/07/2016

Shapira & Co. was elected as one of Israel's elite law-firms for debt restructuring (BDI).



06/06/2016

Inbal Or Challenges the Settlement Re Hoshea Project  ("Metsitsim")



20/04/2016

The Court Overruled the Claim of Leadcom's indentures Holders 



19/04/2016

Leadcoms's Receiver proposes Scheme of Arrangement with Leadcom Receivership Fund 



13/04/2016

The court stopped issuance of rights in Kardan Yazamut



10/04/2016

Owners of Inbal Or Project in TLV (Metzitzim) Request Sale of Her Share in the Project



03/03/2016

NY court dismissed Yossi Maiman's appeal on the the decision enforcing Maiman's personal guarantee to Merhav Ampal Group.



03/03/2016

NY Bankruptcy Court dismissed third party complaint filed by Yossi Maiman against Israeli Institutions and representatives.



04/01/2016

Mrs. Greenfield fight for the luxury apartments



15/12/2015

Adv. Ofer Shapira, the special Manager for Joseph Greenfield assets was appointed by the Tel Aviv District Court as director in the private companies of Joseph Greenfield. 



02/12/2015

"Insolvency procedures are similar to emergency medicine. like emergency room. it's about fixing people's life, not only their workplace"



08/10/2015

NY Court: Yossi Maiman will pay $25m to Ampal



16/08/2015

Receivership Order against Joseph Grunfeld



04/08/2015

Factoring and Assumption of Rights under Israeli Insolvency Law: TLV Court Dismisses Claims of Coface in Agrexco Case 



26/07/2015

Permanent Injunction against deals between Intercolony and its controlling shareholders



22/07/2015

The banks will decide on taking Joseph Grunfeld into bankruptcy



16/07/2015

Ofer Shapira in a TV interview (Channel 10) on the proposed dismissal of debtors from execution proceedings.



18/06/2015

Following Andorn Committee: Memorandum for Debt Arrangements Law for setting rules for debt arrangements in Israel



11/06/2015

Joseph Greenfeld will have another month to reach an agreement with creditors.



09/06/2015

"Israel will turn into a paradise for debtors. Haircuts turn creditors to potential dependents"



25/05/2015

Court approved Extra Plastic Ltd sale to Tadbik Group



20/04/2015

Plan to rescue Extra Plastic Ltd failed



13/04/2015

The District Court of Tel-Aviv approved the receiver on Y.Y. Titalbaum assets request to force Mr. Yehiel Teitelbaum (the original controlling shareholder of Extra Plastic Ltd) repay a loan of 5 million NIS granted by Bank Leumi for the purchase of means of control.



12/04/2015

Limited Stay of Proceedings to Extra Plastic Ltd: Another settlement or collapse ?



01/04/2015

Foreign bond issue - News to the market or a "bubble" that will burst ?



31/03/2015

The Tel Aviv District Court decision on Joseph Greenfeld case 



30/03/2015

The Tel Aviv District Court appointed a Special Manager for Joseph Greenfeld assets 



30/03/2015

Dun's 100 and Globes rank Shapira & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms (highest ranking) in Debt Arrangements.



30/03/2015

Dun's 100 and Globes rank Shapira & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms (highest ranking) in Insolvency Law.



25/01/2015

Beer Sheva District Court approved the debt-settlement in Synergy Cables Ltd.



21/01/2015

 70% haircut to bondholders: Synergy Cables Ltd. on the way to debt-settlement



18/01/2015

The Tel Aviv District Court rejected request for a settlement in Gilon Investments (1979) Ltd. and ordered the liquidation of the company.



19/11/2014

Enjoy the yield without acquisition risks , by Adv. Ofer Shapira



06/11/2014

Adv. Ofer Shapira in Capital Markets Conference held by Calcalist: "It is time for financial institutions to demand list of expenses from entities who wish to raise money"



06/10/2014

End of "haircuts" season: Is debt drops learned their lesson ?



21/09/2014

What we can expect in the new legal year 



15/09/2014

Foris Telecom LTD: The Internet business in Africa ended in the The Aviv District Court 



15/09/2014

Foris Telecom LTD: The vision of the investors to connect Africa to the Internet ended in receivership



15/09/2014

Adv. Ofer Shapira participated at Globes DUN'S 100 panel



15/09/2014

Adv. Ofer Shapira was appointed as receiver for Foris Telecom Ltd



01/09/2014

Ampal Trustee filed a complaint against Maiman and Ampal directors for breaching fiduciary duty



07/07/2014

Markstone Capital Partners Group LLC resists dissolution request submitted by publishers against Steimatzky



26/06/2014

Markstone Capital Partners Group LLC transfer the money and the court dismissed Phenomenal Holdings LTD Bondholders request 



26/06/2014

Markstone Capital Partners Group LLC: "We will pay Bondholders in August"



29/05/2014

Adv. Ofer Shapira refers to the recommendations of the Endorn Committee in debt arrangements panel in the Bar Association conference held in the city of Eilat



29/05/2014

The Committee to examination the processes for the preparation of debt arrangements in Israel 



20/05/2014

BDICode, rates Shapira & Co., as one of Israel's leading law firms for 2014, in three categories: Liquidations & Receiverships, Banking and Finance, and Debt Settlements in which Shapira & Co., was rated as one of Israel's prominent leaders!



12/05/2014

LLC to acquire Leadcom for $32.3m from its receiver 



30/04/2014

Petrotek offers 57 million NIS for TAT Industries Ltd



30/04/2014

The court approved the sale of Finkelstein Metals for 19.2 million NIS



17/04/2013

Ampal: Chepter 11 trusttee recommends moving to Chapter 7



14/04/2013

Ampal: The US court appointed a trustee 



11/04/2013

Shapira & Co. is ranked by D&B among the leading law firms specializing in insolvency law (liquidations and receiverships) for the year 2012

 



11/04/2013

Shapira & Co. is ranked by D&B among the top 10 leading law firms specializing in Debt Settlements for the year 2012

 



17/03/2013

BDI ranks Shapira & Co. as one of Israel's leading offices in the field of Banking & Finance

 



27/02/2013

BDI ranks Shapira & Co. as one of Israel's leading offices in the field of Receiverships and Liquidations



27/02/2013

BDI ranks Shapira & Co. as one of Israel's best known offices in the field of Capital Market



21/12/2012

Ofer Shapira and Gideon Weinstock were appointed as receivers for on shares of KMN subsidiaries.



13/11/2012

Amapl Debanture holders demend control of the comapny



29/08/2012

Ampal filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court of New York.



14/08/2012

Deal with S. Korean giant' RF Window, boosts Leadcom after financial roller coaster



16/07/2012

Ampal proposes new debt arrangement



25/06/2012

Jerusalem District Court: Bank is not liable for defects in a construction project



18/06/2012

Ofer Shapira was appointed as a receiver on Y.Y. Titalbaum assets, including among them 42% of Extra Plastic shares, a public company traded on the TASE.



04/06/2012

After rough patch, Leadcom is back in the black



28/03/2012

Shapira & Co. is ranked by D&B among the top 10 leading law firms specializing in insolvency law (liquidations and receiverships) for the year 2012



16/11/2011

Receivers of Sybil Germany suspect that Moore Capital, former controlling shareholder, used fraudulent actions.



01/11/2011

Leadcom Group has successfully finalized the sale of Leadcom Israel



27/10/2011

Leadcom expands activities in South America



11/10/2011

Court awards Agrexco to Bickel and Orian



12/09/2011

The Tel Aviv District Court terminated the stay of proceedings against the government-owned agricultural produce exporter.



04/09/2011

Sybil Germany Receivers: "We discovered alleged improper acts by former officers of the company"



19/07/2011

Tel Aviv District Court approved the sale of the Israeli subsidiary of Leadcom integrated Solutions to Elco Group.



29/06/2011

Ofer Shapira in TV interview "Madad Yomi" on Israel National TV



13/06/2011

Mezzanine Deals



23/05/2011

Jerusalem District Court accepted the position of the Trustees and the Receiver of Holyland compound and dismissed the Purchaser's motion to cancel the Sale.



17/04/2011

Bondholders of Arazim approved the reorganization plan



06/04/2011

Shapira & Co. is ranked by D&B among the top 10 leading law firms specializing in insolvency law (liquidations and receiverships) for the year 2011



02/04/2011

Bondholders and Schemes of Arrangements in Israel



28/03/2011

Sale of Tadiran Telecom has been approved



08/03/2011

Sybil Germany Receivers Report



24/01/2011

Special Report by Leadcom's Receiver (India)



23/01/2011

Success in Leadcom Israel - Creditor's Agreement has been approved by the court



04/01/2011

Leadcom Receiver Report



28/11/2010

Ofer Shapira and Oded Goldstein Appointed as a Receivers of Sybil Germany Assets



07/11/2010

Shapira & Co. was ranked among the leading law firms specializing in liquidation & receivership law for the year 2010



07/11/2010

Elihu Ben-Onn Radio Show Hosts Ofer Shapira



16/08/2010

Chinks in the Armor of the Secured Creditor



17/06/2010

The receiver of Leadcom Integrated Solutions Ltd.(under Receivership and Liquidation), has closed the sale of assets of Leadcom Italy Srl.



06/06/2010

"Going Concern - Forbes Israel, June 2010"



18/03/2010

Precedent: Court Rules to Ignore Votes of Institutional Bond Holders under Conflict of Interests



11/03/2010

Turnaround under Receivership in Leadcom: moving to positive cashflow



11/03/2010

The Trustee for Engel Europe Bond Holders: don't count the affected votes in Bond holders' meeting



02/12/2009

Ofer Shapira, Adv. was appointed as temporary receiver on Leadcom integrated solutions by request of the five bank (Ha'poalim, Discount, First International, Leumi, BNP), The main creditors of Leadcom.



13/09/2009

What are the challanges in creditors` composition crystallization and why the market shouldn't get enthusiastic about Africa just yet.



23/07/2009

The Real Estate Company Arazim Agreed to the Bond Arrangement Outlined by Ofer Shapira and Gabi Trabelsy, The Bond Holders Representatives.



24/06/2009

Corporate bond crisis: rescuing the business, to rescue the creditors



13/05/2009

The District Court of Tel Aviv (Honorable Judge Alsheich): Controlling Shareholders Must Not Perform Any Unilateral Actions That Can Dilute Company's Assets When the Company Encounters Bankruptcy, or Even When on the Verge of It



08/05/2009

Upon Request of Azmon's Receiver - Court Forces the Municipality to Provide Form Required for Land Registry



06/05/2009

Court Defines Rules for Payments by Debtor Under Temporary Receivership



30/04/2009

Ofer Shapira Appointed as Receiver for Holyland Site in Jerusalem



30/04/2009

End of a Long Battle: Court Approves the Sale of NDC Compound



30/04/2009

"Title Insurance in Israel," Land B(1), 2003, by Ofer Shapira



30/04/2009

District Court Rejects a Secured Creditor's Realization of a Floating Charge on the Grounds of Expected Breach



30/04/2009

"Unencumbrance of Assets Being Sold by an Authority," Haparaklit 42, 1996, by Ofer Shapira



28/04/2009

"Bankruptcy and Reorganization in Israel," The European Restructuring and Insolvency Guide, 2005, by Ofer Shapira and Tzur Fenigstein

 



01/04/2008

"Insolvency and Business Rescue Procedures in Israel," INSOL World, First Quarter, 2008, by Ofer Shapira



25/04/2007

The Marker Magazine ranks Ofer Shapira Among Top-Twenty Litigators of Israel