Mr. Schwartz is a partner in the Competition & Antitrust Department, where he specializes in competition & antitrust, litigation, and commercial disputes.
Mr. Schwartz provides legal counsel to individuals and private companies with respect to antitrust matters relating to complex merger transactions, restrictive arrangements, and cases involving monopolies and abusive business practices.
Mr. Schwartz also represents companies in civil lawsuits and arbitration, including class actions and proceedings before the Antitrust Tribunal.
Mr. Schwartz received his LL.M. degree from Columbia University School of Law, where he was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. During his studies, Mr. Schwartz served as a research assistant and was a member of the editorial board of the Columbia Business Law Review.
During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Schwartz served as a research assistant at Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law, and also served as a member of the editorial board of the Tel Aviv University Law Review.
Ziv Schwartz from Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co is one of Israel’s finest young competition lawyers. According to one client, “He is very experienced, very pragmatic and very good at navigating through complex issues. He really sees the big picture and it is always a pleasure to work with him." - Who's Who Legal: Competition - Future Leaders 2017
Competition & Antitrust
Competition & Antitrust
Columbia University School of Law, New York, LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar), 2012
Tel Aviv University, LL.B. (Magna Cum Laude) (Dean’s List), 2007
Tel Aviv University, B.A. (Communications), 2007
How is significant market power assessed under Israeli competition law? Earlier this year, the amendment of the Israeli Restrictive Trade Practices Law (now called the Economic Competition Law) expanded the definition of a monopolist to include not only an entity whi...Ziv Schwartz | Jul 2019
GCR published The European, Middle Eastern and African Antitrust Review 2020. The publication’s “Israel Overview” was written by FBC’s Tal Eyal-Boger, Ziv Schwartz and Shani Brown. Please find a PDF copy of the Israel Overview here.Tal Eyal-Boger & Ziv Schwartz & Shani Brown | Jul 2019
המשרד מייצג את תדיראן הולדינגס בע"מ במספר עסקאות לרכישת 70% מקבוצת פח תעש, הכוללת את חברת פח תעש (אשקלון) וחברת די.אנד.פי חדרים נקיים וחברות נוספות, תמורת כ- 106 מיליון ש"ח. במסגרת העסקה ניתנה לתדיראן אופציה לרכוש את יתרת המניות (30% בכל אחת מהחברות הנרכשות) ולמוכרים נ...Avraham Well & Michal Nissani & Moran Friedman & Nir Ben Zion Naftali & Tal Vaknin & Sharon Madel-Artzy & Lior Schlesinger & Ziv Schwartz & Hila Zackay & Elad Shafat | Jul 2019
On June 17, 2019 the Israeli Competition Authority ("ICA") published its Position Paper 1/19 (the "Position Paper") with the aim to provide guidelines for institutional investors wishing to make joint decisions of companies that they hold. Since according to the ICA co...Ziv Schwartz | Jun 2019
On January 1, 2019, the Israeli parliament (the Knesset) approved the proposed Restrictive Trade Practices Law (Amendment No. 21), 5759 – 2019 ("the Amendment"). The Amendment expands the definition of the term "monopolist" under Israeli law, in a way that from now o...Ziv Schwartz | Mar 2019
משרדנו ייצג את רפאל מערכות לחימה מתקדמות בע"מ ואביחי סטולרו בעסקה לרכישת החברה הציבורית אירונאוטיקס בע"מ, לפי שווי של 850 מיליון ש"ח. העסקה תתבצע כמיזוג משולש הופכי ולאחר השלמתה אירונאוטיקס תהפוך לחברה בת של הרוכשות בחלקים שווים - ומניותיה יימחקו מהבורסה. בעיתונות: ראו...Avraham Well & Nitzan Sandor & Vered Oren & Ziv Schwartz & Yarden Yftach & Garance Seroussi & Michal Tamar & Roy Yorav & Adi Marciano & Romi Maor | Feb 2019
GCR published The European, Middle Eastern and African Antitrust Review 2019. The publication’s “Israel Overview” was written by FBC’s Tal Eyal-Boger, Ziv Schwartz and Shani Brown. Please find a PDF copy of the Israel Overview hereTal Eyal-Boger & Ziv Schwartz & Shani Brown | Aug 2018
Click here to read the full update in Hebrew New Amendment to the Israeli Restrictive Trade Practices Law regarding Parallel Importing The Israeli Parliament (the Knesset) recently approved (on July 18, 2018), an amendment to the Israeli Restrictive Trade Practice...Tal Eyal-Boger & Ziv Schwartz | Jul 2018
FBC represented Frutarom Industries Ltd. in its acquisition of Enzymotec Ltd. (NASD: ENZY), for approximately $210 million, at an equity value of approximately $290 million. Enzymotec is a leading global supplier of specialty lipid-based products and solutions. Prior t...Avraham Well & Sharon Rosen & Anat Shavit & Zohar Liss & Ziv Schwartz & Moran Friedman & Hilla Sachs | Jan 2018
Dear Clients and Friends, As is done at the conclusion of every Jewish calendar year, the Israeli Supreme Court justices select the monumental cases of the recent year. We are pleased to share with you that among such cases are several handled by our firm: Our ...Oded Revivo & Gil Orion, Dr. & Tamar Turjeman-Kedem & Shoney Albeck & Noa Barhum & Tsafrir Negbi & Ziv Schwartz | Sep 2017