EKT has accumulated experience, expertise and a broad reputation in the field of antitrust law, and it employs some of the leading attorneys in this field, the majority of whom were formerly employed by the Antitrust Authority in
Israel and the Competition Authorities in
Europe and the
U.S. The firm provides legal service and counsel in all aspects of this field to many of the leading corporations in both Israeli and international markets, whether in the course of regular business operations or in the context of proceedings and hearings before the Antitrust Authority and in the various courts, including diverse types of merger and joint venture transactions. The firm also provides legal opinions and current legal services concerning restrictive trade practices in general, including the antitrust laws.
EKT also serves as an enforcement and instruction entity for corporations from the aspect of restrictive trade practices, whether by examining their engagements, instructing their employees, and also in their contacts vis-a-vis the Antitrust Authority. In this context, the firm provides legal counsel to corporations implementing an internal enforcement program of antitrust laws, and adapts enforcement programs for its clients.
As part of its work in the field of restrictive trade practices, the firm publishes, on a regular basis, articles and professional reviews in international publications on antitrust laws in Israel, and is also involved in formulating position papers concerning various legislative and regulatory processes in the field of competition law in Israel and worldwide.
In this field, the firm’s clients include many of the leading firms on the Israeli market, as well as multinational corporations who require legal service in this field in
Since 2004 EKT has been ranked among the 100 leading firms worldwide in the field of competition law, as published by Global Competition Review - a leading international competition law review. EKT was also ranked among the leading law firms in this field in 2010 by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and D&B and was elected as 2008 'Competition Law Firm of the Year' by ACQ Finance magazine.
Since 2002, advocate
Eytan Epstein has been on the list of leading attorneys worldwide in the field of restrictive trade practices as published by the Law Library Research Publication - www.whoswholegal.com. Advocates Eytan Epstein and Tamar Dolev-Green, Heads of the competition law team in the firm, were ranked by Chambers and Partners among the leading competition law practitioners in Israel in 2010 (Band 2 and Band 3, respectively).