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Product Regulation & Liability

07 February 2019
Peggy Sharon Overseas product manufacturers may be liable for damages caused in Israel

Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

Under a recent amendment to the Civil Procedure Regulations, manufacturers that produce products outside Israel can still be sued in Israel. As a result, a claim against a foreign defendant can be dealt with by an Israeli court following a service of suit issued by a court outside Israel. This service applies Israeli jurisdiction to the foreign defendant, thus obliging it to file a defence to the claim in an Israeli court and attend the proceeding as a defendant.

Author: Peggy Sharon
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