Amir Helmer is the Director of the Inspections and Examinations Department. Helmer has joined the ISA in 2005 as a lawyer at the Corporate Finance Department, where he gained expertise with regulation of public companies. Between 2015 and 2020, Helmer served as Deputy Director of the Corporate Finance Department and the Director's Legal Counsel. He previously served as the Director of the Disclosure and Reporting Division in the Department.
Helmer has also taught securities law and regulation in the graduate program of the College of Administration. Before joining the ISA, he was the editor of the TheMarker's legal desk.
At the ISA, Helmer handled a wide range of issues. He was involved in developing legislative amendments to the Companies Law concerning Corporate Governance (Amendments nos. 16 and 17); he lead a process to improve reporting quality and relaxed requirements concerning immediate reporting by the reporting corporations, and was a member of the committee for the examination of regulation of ICOs, among others. Attorney Helmer holds an LLB degree from Haifa University.