The London-based Global Arbitration Review recently published a summary of a decision by the Israeli Supreme Court on the enforceability of arbitration clauses in international agreements.
The international legal directory Who's Who Legal has named Sherby & Co., Advs. as one of the top three Israeli law firms in the field of mergers and acquisitions.
In an ad hoc arbitration in Tel Aviv, our client, a UK-based company that operates an online trading platform, received an arbitral award denying two claims brought against it for breach of contract.
Our firm was one of two Israeli law firms that cosponsored a seminar at the Israel Export Institute, entitled (in Hebrew) "Opening Offices in the United States." The attendees included representatives from software companies, medical device and biotech companies, assorted hi-tech firms, and other fields.
Following the bankruptcy of one of Israel's largest manufacturers of gold jewelry products, our firm has been retained by a North American jewelry marketer to assert ownership over gold that it had sent (on consignment) to the Israeli manufacturer and to a related company in Asia.
On January 20, 2009, The Jerusalem Post published an Op-Ed piece, authored by Eric Sherby, regarding the Jonathan Pollard case. To view a copy of the Op-Ed, please click here.
Our firm represents a company that recently obtained an American judgment in excess of $6.8 million, against an Israeli citizen who has business interests in three continents. In connection with a proceeding in Israel to enforce the American judgment, our firm filed an ex parte motion for an order of attachment, which was granted the same day.
Two judges of the Magistrates Court of Haifa, in different cases, have appointed Eric Sherby to supervise the process of obtaining evidence from Israeli witnesses for use in the United States. The first appointment concerns a patent case pending before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the second appointment concerns a breach of contract case before a California court.
Eric Sherby was one of four lecturers at the Annual Meeting of the Israeli Institute of Commercial Arbitration, held on Oct. 28, 2008. Other speakers included Judge Yoram Danziger of the Israeli Supreme Court and Professor Menachem Ben-Sasson, Member of Knesset (Israel's Parliament) and the Chairman of the Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee.
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has approved the retention of Sherby & Co., Advs. as special counsel to the Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the In re: RichFx Inc. bankruptcy.
The New York State Bar Association, in its International Law Practicum, has published Eric Sherby's article, entitled "Israel's New International Arbitration Rules," which focuses on the rules of the Israeli Institute of Commercial Arbitration. (See "IICA Adopts International Arbitration Rules, Drafted By Sherby").
The Section of International Law and Practice of the American Bar Association has appointed Eric Sherby as its Liaison to the Israeli Bar.
Our firm has been retained by a North American manufacturer of a medical device to defend a series of law suits asserting personal injuries arising from alleged defects in design and manufacturing and allegedly inadequate warnings.
The Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association has recently published, in the Winter edition of the International Litigation Quarterly, Eric Sherby's article, entitled Forum Non Conveniens Dismissal: The Quieter Side of Section 1782 Discovery.