Our firm provides consultancy and representation to NPOs, Amutot, PBCs, NGOs, and endowments. We cover all areas from the stage of incorporation to ongoing activities. Our firm also provides consultancy to NPOs and their managers in correctly fulfilling their roles and obligations as officers.
We consult, represent and provide legal support to organizations in the Third Sector from pre-incorporation planning to shaping its legal and regulatory framework. The structured framework guides the organization’s proper conduct, alongside our ongoing consultancy through the various stages of their operations, including obtaining Approval of Proper Management. As needed, we also assist in realizing and providing support on a prevention of deficiencies plan and preventing or stopping liquidation processes, and guiding investigation and audit processes.
The Third Sector Department assists Amutot, endowments and PBCs not only in overcoming management crises and distress situations, but by prior formulation of the optimal corporate structure and operating in accordance with the law and relevant procedures. The department also guides on handling distress situations arising from external or internal circumstances, including claims made by various regulators concerning the organization’s manner of conduct, and even warnings or adoption of sanctions against it.
The department provides ongoing support to NPOs including in relations to service providers, other organizations, authorities and suppliers, creates high added value through synergy with the firm’s other departments to provide a comprehensive package of legal services specializing in NPOs and relevant legal issues such as labor law, taxation, real estate, privacy protection, liquidation, litigation, etc.
the department also specializes in voluntary liquidation of Amutot and companies, as well as representation in additional third sector spheres and overlapping issues, such as crisis management in Ottoman associations which, in recent years, have been included in the Associations Registrar’s area of responsibility and are expected to involve far more comprehensive auditing by the Associations Registrar than ever before. The department further represents and provides legal support to statutory corporations, religious councils, and Hevra Kadisha (burial society) associations even if those are not incorporated as associations, and to additional public bodies.
Our clients benefit from personal attention and fast, professional and efficient service, tailored to their specific needs. They can rely on our vast experience with the Corporations Authority, the Ministry of Justice, various government bodies, and local government.