Ran Ben-Ari

Partner Antitrust, Derivatives and Structured Products, Mergers & Acquisitions, Singapore Desk
Phone +972-3-6074448

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Ran Ben-Ari

Partner Antitrust, Derivatives and Structured Products, Mergers & Acquisitions, Singapore Desk

Ran Ben-Ari provides legal advice on all matters relating to Israeli antitrust law and is experienced in representing parties vis-à-vis the Israeli Restrictive Trade Practices Commission (the Israeli antitrust authority) as well as appearing on behalf of parties in the Israeli Antitrust Court and the Supreme Court, on matters relating to the approval of Israeli related merger transactions and restrictive arrangements as well as on ongoing antitrust related matters such as antitrust compliance programs for Israeli monopolies and other companies. Ran is the author of the Israel chapter of The Merger Control Review (sixth edition), published by Law Business Research.

In addition, Ran provides legal advice in corporate matters and M&A transactions and advises both local and international financial institutions such as banks, insurance companies, pension funds on issues relating to the legal and regulatory implications of activities in the Israeli financial markets and investments in derivatives and structured products, including ISDA, GMRA and GMSLA based products and the various transaction types thereunder.

Ran also specializes in Singapore-Israel cross border transactions and legal activities and co-heads GKH’s Singapore practice.

Prior to joining GKH Ran worked in a civil law firm dealing with insurance and tort law as well as litigation, and prior to that he served as an officer in the Military Advocate General’s unit in the Legal Advice and Legislation branch, acting as legal counsel for the Military Paymaster General, IDF radio, the IDF spokesperson unit, and various units of the Human Resources Division.

Ran joined GKH in 2008 and became a partner in 2012.

Education

LL.B., Haifa University (magna cum laude), 1997
LL.M. Law and Technology, Haifa University (magna cum laude), 2007

Member

Israel Bar Association, 1998

Languages

Hebrew, English