EBN is distinguished for its legal counsel to Israel’s prominent communications and telecommunications companies, including Bezeq, Israel’s leading telecom company and YES, the Israeli satellite television provider; to production companies, such as the leading investigative and current affairs TV program “Uvda”, and to local radio stations. The firm is traditionally ranked as a leading Media and Communications law firm.
The firm provides full legal coverage of the entire range of issues required by Media and Telecom companies, including, on-going representation before governmental and regulatory authorities and the Israeli Parliament on various regulatory matters; public tenders; commercial agreements; litigation; Internet and Information Technology; Intellectual Property; consumer protection and defamation.
The firm has extensive experience and deep knowledge of privacy and data protection law and regulations, providing legal services to a wide range of local and multinational clients, including start-ups and high-tech companies, on complex privacy and data protection issues, legislation compliance and on the legal frameworks required for the provision of telecom, broadcast, and web-based services.
EBN advises its clients on a wide range of commercial aspects of privacy protection issues, including cloud computing, data processing and transfer of data outside of Israel. EBN assists clients in developing and implementing website and app privacy and data protection policies and in complying with Israel’s privacy protection laws and regulations; in designing and launching new services that require the consideration of privacy and data protection aspects; in preparation of employer guidelines; and in registration of databases in Israel.
In addition, EBN represents clients before regulatory agencies on privacy and data protection issues, is intimately involved with legislative and policy proceedings and represents its clients in parliamentary committees and government ministries hearings and discussions.
The Telecommunications and Media department was involved in a large number of legislative and policy proceedings, such as:
- Representing clients before regulatory agencies regarding legal decisions to regulate the telecommunications and media market;
- Representing clients in administrative petitions to the Supreme Court;
- Day-to-day counseling regarding compliance and enforcement issues;
- Mergers & acquisitions and transfers of means of control in telecom and media companies.