Prof David Hahn – The Official Receiver of the State of Israel
As of June 2011, Prof. Hahn is the Official Receiver of Israel. As the Official Receiver, he monitors the functioning of all trustees and other parties in both individual and corporate insolvency case. The Official Receiver advises the courts in the various proceedings in these cases and ensures the integrity of the proceedings and their fairness to all parties.
Prof. Hahn received his LL.B. (magna cum laude) at Bar Ilan University Law School in Israel. Later he graduated and received his LL.M. (Corporations) (1995) and J.S.D. (1997) from New York University School of Law.
Prior to his current appointment, Prof. Hahn served as full time faculty member at Bar-Ilan University Law School. As a faculty member, Prof. Hahn taught Corporate Law and Insolvency Law and published many articles on corporate and insolvency law in Israel and abroad. Prof. Hahn's Hebrew book Insolvency Law is the leading academic publication in Israel in this field of law. He is a member of the Israel Bar and a non-active member of the New York Bar. Prof. Hahn is an active member of the academic group of INSOL International and represents Israel at the UNCITRAL Working Group V on Insolvency Law.