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Doing business in Israel

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Israel.

Key data

Ease of Doing Business in Israel
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Guides

Israel company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.

Overseas Business Risk - Israel
Report from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office looking at potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. Includes economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.

Doing Business in Israel
Guide prepared by Moore Stephens member firms on doing business with or in this country. It also provides useful information for those living and working in Israel either temporarily or permanently. Published in March 2018.

Doing Business in Israel
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country. This publication is current at February 2018.

Doing business in Israel
Guide on doing business created by HSBC in association with Grant Thornton in January 2016. Sections cover:

  • Legal overview
  • Conducting business
  • Tax system
  • Labour
  • Audit
  • Trade
  • Finance
  • Infrastructure

Guide to doing business in Israel
Guide published by legal firm Lex Mundi in December 2018, providing an overview of the legal and business environment in Israel.

Exporting

On our Exporting to Israel page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Corporate governance

European Corporate Governance Institute
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) aims to provide 'a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice'. The ECGI website also provides a directory of national Corporate Governance Codes, Principles & Recommendations.

Law and regulation

Doing Business law library
World Bank
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.

Forums and support networks

Israel-Britain Chamber of Commerce
A support network for promoting business and trade between Britain and Israel.

Embassies and consulates

Publications

Buy books from Amazon on doing business in Israel

Articles and books in the Library collection

Selected books

The Business Operations in... series from Bloomberg BNA provides expert guidance on the tax aspects of expanding and operating businesses abroad.

Business Operations in Israel
Analysis of the business environment in Israel, focusing on: the economy and government, operating a business, forms of doing business, principal taxes and taxation of domestic corporations.

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