Amir Scharf heads the Tadmor & Co Yuval Levy & Co capital markets, securities and financial services regulation practice group.
Amir regularly advises leading Israeli and foreign corporations, publicly traded and private companies, investments houses, banks and other financial institutions in matters of securities and capital markets regulation; financial services regulation; corporate governance; administrative enforcement proceedings of the Israel Securities Authority (ISA); reporting requirements and filings with the Israel Securities Authority and Tel Aviv Stock Exchange; banking regulation; internal investigations; securities-related internal compliance programmes; and other related issues.
Amir also acts as a mediator in a wide variety of commercial disputes.
In the past, Amir served as the general counsel, corporate secretary and a member of the senior management team of El Al Israel Airlines (2003–2006). Before holding these positions, Amir served as deputy director of the legal department in the ISA.
Amir served as the vice chairman of the securities and capital markets committee of the Israel Bar Association (2007–2011); a member of the public committee for the establishment of an Israeli corporate governance code (the Goshen Committee) (2004–2006); a board member of the Israeli Association of Publicly Traded Companies (2005–2006); IATA legal committee member (2005–2006) and representative of the ISA on the Israel Accounting Standards Board (until 2003).
Amir has also served as a director and audit committee chairman in Israeli and foreign corporations.