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Gil Orion, Dr.

Gil Orion, Dr.

Partner

Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Class Actions & Derivative Suits
  • Arbitration & Mediation

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Fischer
Israel

Profile


Dr. Orion, co-head of FBC’s Litigation Department and the head of the class actions & derivative suits practice, is recognized by international and domestic indices as one of Israel’s most highly-regarded litigators and one of the leading practitioners in the area of class actions and derivative suits.

His practice spans the field of complex commercial litigation, securities law matters, and international and domestic arbitrations, and he is a well-known speaker and author on a range of topics related to commercial litigation and class action defense.

Dr. Orion received his doctorate in 1996 from Harvard Law School in the fields of corporate law and securities regulation. He has also served as an assistant lecturer for contract law and held the position of editor and member of the editorial board of the Tel Aviv University Law Review.

Dr. Orion serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Israel Bar Association's Class Actions Committee.

Bar Admissions

  • Israel, 1990

Education

  • Harvard University (S.J.D.), 1996
  • Harvard University (LL.M.), 1993
  • Tel Aviv University (LL.B., Cum Laude), 1989
Areas of Practice

Arbitration & Mediation | Class Actions & Derivative Suits | Litigation

Articles

Special Update - Coronavirus
Fischer, March 2020

The ongoing global outbreak and spread of Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), commonly known as coronavirus, is a dramatic event of global proportions, with far-reaching implications in a wide range of areas. The spread of coronavirus directly affects capital markets, global supply chains, worldwide transportation, large-scale events and conferences, and many other aspects of commerce and business, domestic and international...

An Important Israeli Court Decision for Dual-Listed Companies
Fischer, November 2017

An Important Israeli Court Decision for Dual-Listed Companies: The Liability for Breaches of Reporting Obligations by Dual-Listed Companies Is Governed by the Securities Laws of the Foreign Trading Jurisdiction.   In 2017 the Tel Aviv District Court (Economic Division, Judge Kabub) issued a decision in Cohen v. Tower Semiconductor Ltd. et al., C.A...

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