Yael Navon

Yael Navon Partner

Practice Areas: Yael is a Partner in the firm. Her activities within the firm involve various fields including Professional Indemnity, Product Liability, D&O liability claims and reinsurance disputes, Warranty and Indemnity Insurance and Cyber Liability Insurance.
Degree: LL.M.
Education: A graduate of the Bar-Ilan University (L.L.M)
Membership:
  • The Chapter on Israel in the "Getting the Deal Through - Insurance & Reinsurance" for the years 2010 – 2014 (published by Law Business Research Ltd.).
  • The Chapter on Israel in the IBA Insurance Committee Substantive Project 2010 -  "Insurance Portfolio Transfers ".
  • The Chapter on Israel in the IBA Insurance Committee Substantive Project 2011 -  "Privilege in Insurance Disputes ".
  • The Chapter on Israel in the IBA Insurance Committee Substantive Project 2011 -  "The Legal Nature of Insurance Contracts ".
  • "Insurance and Reinsurance in Israel" published in "International Reinsurance  Review 2010-2011, Euromoney Yearbook".
  • "Legal Trends in the Israeli Insurance Market" published in "International Reinsurance  Review 2011-2012, Euromoney Yearbook".
  • "An Insurer's extra-contractual exposure in Israel and its impact on reinsurers" published in "International Reinsurance  Review 2013-2014, Euromoney Yearbook".
  • The Chapter on Israel in "Corporate Governance, First Edition 2013" published by the European Lawyer Reference.
  • The Chapter on Israel in “Corporate Governance – International Series; 2nd Edition (edited by Akira Kawamura Anderson Mori & Tomotsune) published by Thomson Reuters, 2015.
  • The Chapter on Israel in "The Global Directors and Officers Deskbook" (edited by Perry G. Granof and Henry Nicholas), published by the American Bar Association, 2014.
If you would like a copy of the said article, please write to Yael Navon.
Languages: Hebrew, English
Email: yaelf@levitansharon.co.il

Liquidators/Special Managers Claim Against D&O Insurers

In 1991 an amendment to the Israeli Companies Act was enacted, which allowed companies to insure their D&Os. In 1993 less than 15 claims were notified to Insurers under the D&Os' liability policies. In 2017 there were about 520 D&O claims in Israel notified under D&O policies, out of which app. 5% were liquidators/ special

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: D&O|

The Duty to Notify a Cyber Breach in Israel

The connection between the legal duty to report a cyber-breach and the exposure to liability claims arising from a cyber-attack has already become common knowledge. In the past year, several developments occurred in the Israeli law increasing the duty to notify a cyber-breach, and thus the exposure to liability claims.   Until May 2018, the

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: D&O|

Litigation of D&O Claims in Israel

Adv. Moshe Abady, Adv. Yael Navon and Adv. Adi Margalit D&O Liability Team; December 2017 What is the most significant change in D&O Litigation in Israel in the last few years? The increase in the number of motions filed with the Court requesting to certify the filing of Derivative Actions against D&Os. Whereas between the years

By |December 18th, 2017|Categories: Aviation - Insurance, D&O|

PRIOR KNOWLEDGE AND COVERAGE FOR DEFENCE COSTS UNDER D&O LIABILITY INSURANCE

Background Very rarely do Israeli Courts address the interpretation of D&O Liability Insurance policies. Almost all insurance claims against D&O insurers are settled out of Court and therefore, there are very few Court judgements which refer to such policies. One of these judgements is C.A. (Haifa) 4600/07 Kenge Mansur v. Sahar Zion Insurance Co. Ltd.

By |August 6th, 2016|Categories: D&O|Tags: |