(Un)Kill(ed) Bill(s): Binary Options and Minimum Wage Hikes

Here are the first few laws that the Knesset deemed worthy to pass upon returning from recess. As always, make sure to give us a like on Facebook and check out the full database of laws passed by this Knesset.

Securities Bill – 23/10/17 – Government Bill – Binary Options are essentially a gambling game disguised as an investment. While the Knesset dealt with the problem in 2016, banning options in Israel, Israeli companies were still able to sell options abroad. This law takes care of the industry completely and bans the practice. MK Rachel Azaria mentioned that Israel received many petitions from foreign bodies complaining of the problems their citizens were having with the options. For more read the Times of Israel’s excellent reporting on the matter.  Continue reading “(Un)Kill(ed) Bill(s): Binary Options and Minimum Wage Hikes”

(Un)Kill(ed) Bill(s): Supermarket Scams and Building Deregulation


Here we go! The Knesset’s about to go back in session meaning that we’ll be going back to our regularly scheduled irreverence. In the meantime, here are the final laws passed during the summer session. As always, make sure to give us a like on Facebook and check out the database of laws passed by this Knesset. Continue reading “(Un)Kill(ed) Bill(s): Supermarket Scams and Building Deregulation”