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Moty Yamin

Partner

Profile

Moty Yamin has joined our firm in 2018 and serves as the Head of the Capital Markets & Securities Department.

Before joining our firm, Moty held senior management positions at the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), and in his recent position, Moty served as the Director of the Corporate Finance Department at the ISA.

Due to his extensive and unique activity and experience, Moty has an in-depth knowledge in all aspects of Securities and Corporate Law. Moty’s areas of expertise include:

  • Securities offerings;
  • Corporate governance;
  • Related party transactions;
  • Executive and Senior management compensation;
  • Immediate, periodic, interim and annual reports;
  • Enforcement programs;
  • Private placements;
  • Dividend distributions;
  • Tender offers;
  • Dual listing (NASDAQ, NYSE, LSE);
  • Securitization;
  • Structured products;
  • Crypto tokens regulation (ICO).

In addition, Moty provides advice in respect of complex aspects of corporate and securities law related to local and international M&A, finance, debt, capital and various types of investment transactions.


Representative Experience

Securities and Capital Markets

Before joining our firm, Moty held senior management positions at the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), and in his recent position, Moty served as the Director of the Corporate Finance Department at the ISA, being responsible for aspects of regulatory supervision of public companies, underwriters, credit rating agencies and crowd-funding platforms. Simultaneously, Moty led projects for the development of the Israeli capital market, promoting IPOs and diversification of TASE finance structures and instruments (such as preferred shares, COCO securities and structures), as well as the collaboration between the Israeli capital market and the world’s leading capital markets, including Hong Kong, Singapore and Canada. Previously, Moty served as the senior advisor of the ISA chairman, and was a member of the committee for the development of securitization in Israel, a member of the Goldschmidt Committee which regulates private loans made by financial institutions, and a co-chairman of the ISA committee which examined regulatory aspects of crypto tokens offerings (ICOs) in Israel.

In recent years Moty also served as an Adjunct Lecturer of Securities Law at the Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University and Tel Aviv University. In 2006, together with Amir Wasserman (the chief counsel of the ISA), Moty co-authored the book “Corporation and Securities”, which covers the Law & Regulations applying to Israeli public companies, and is cited as a reference in dozens of resolutions adopted by the Supreme Court and the Economic Court.


Biography

Bar Admissions

Israel, 1998

Education

MBA (major in finance), Magna Cum Laude, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2003

LLM, Magna Cum Laude, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1999

LLB, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1997

Prior Experience

Previous Experience
2013 – 2018 The Director of the Corporate Finance Department of the ISA
2011 – 2013 The Senior Advisor of ISA chairman
2000 – 2011 The Deputy Director of the Corporate Finance Department of the ISA; Director of the Disclosure and Reporting System; Head of division; Team leader

Committees
2017 – 2018 The co-chairman of the ISA committee which examined regulatory aspects of crypto tokens offerings (ICOs) in Israel
2013 – 2015 A member of the committee for the development of securitization in Israel
2013 – 2014 A member of the committee which examine the manner in which financial institutions invest in adjusted loans (Goldschmidt Committee)
2008 – 2011 A representative of the ISA in the Corporate Governance Committee of the OECD

Academy
2017 An Adjunct Lecturer of Securities Law at the Faculty of Law of Tel Aviv University
2008 – 2012 An Adjunct Lecturer of Securities Law at the Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University

Languages

Hebrew, English and basic command of Spanish