Constructions’ Cartel – €22 million fine imposed by the HCC overturned by seminal decision of Appellate Court
Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and team (including, notably, Athanasios Taliadouros) successfully defended a Spanish major construction company against a €22 million fine imposed by the Hellenic Competition Commission (HCC) in the context of the constructions’ cartel investigated by the HCC. In a seminal judgment, the Athens Administrative Court of Appeals quashed the HCC’s decision on grounds pertaining, amongst others, to the lack of parental liability and the lack of demonstration of the single and repeated nature of the alleged infringement. It is one of the largest fines ever imposed by the HCC and overturned by the Appellate Court.
Successful representation in DIS arbitration
In 2020, Konstantinos Papadiamantis & Theodora Souma, along with German Counsel, successfully represented a company active in the news and media sector in DIS arbitration proceedings in Munich, Germany. The dispute involved a monetary claim brought by a former executive, for an amount exceeding EUR 3,6 mil., under a phantom shares bonus scheme governed by Greek law.
Employment litigation for reinstatement following spin – off
Alexios Papastavrou and his team successfully defended employers in 8 different petitions for reinstatement by employees who had transferred following spin-offs.
Implementation and scope of a branch collective bargaining agreement
Alexios Papastavrou and his team successfully defended an employer against claims of application of a branch collective bargaining agreement to a different branch.
Spin off and automatic transfer of employees
Alexios Papastavrou and his team advised one of the largest employers in Greece on employment law – related matters generated by the largest spin-offs in Greece, including the automatic transfer of employees.
Joint Venture of a Greek plant bakery with a Belgian family-owned company active in baking sector
George Bersis and team acted as legal advisors to one of the most specialized plant bakery in Greece for the production of part-baked frozen bakery items, for the creation of a joint venture with an international bakery group with regard to Greece, Cyprus, North Macedonia and Albania
Sale of the majority holding in a company listed on ATHEX, to a private equity fund
George Bersis and team acted as legal advisors to the seller for the sale of the majority holding in a company listed on ATHEX, active in the carton packaging industry, to a private equity fund. The transaction was completed on 31.12.2021 and also involved the sale of minority holdings, with a total consideration of approx. € 28m.
Reverse merger of five holding companies through absorption by the operating companies
George Bersis and his team advised the leading investor in leisure hotels in southern Europe, on the reverse merger of five holding companies via absorption by their subsidiaries, which are companies operating hotels in Greece.
As the world is experiencing unprecedented challenges from COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are struggling to figure out how they can protect their employees and operations…
Co-Managing Partner, George Bersis, will be moderating the “Hospitality & Real Estate: Success Stories & Lessons Learned” digital discussion.
George Bersis, POTAMITISVEKRIS Co-Managing Partner and Head of our Real Estate practice, will moderate the digital roundtable discussion entitled “Hospitality & Real Estate: Success…
Employment Law Bulletin (DEN), April issue (1773) features an article written by POTAMITISVEKRIS associate Nikolaos Sigkridis.
Reproduced with permission from Deltio Ergatikis Nomothesias (DEN)
Since COVID-19 vaccination rollout started in Greece, concerns have been raised over the mandatory status of vaccination for employees.The latest article of POTAMITISVEKRIS Associate,…
POTAMITISVEKRIS’ associates Amalia Xeini and Ioanna Alexopoulou have written and contributed to the issue No. 144 of the SINiGOROS Magazine, a bimonthly publication focusing…
POTAMITISVEKRIS will attend the sixth edition of the Delphi Economic Forum, which will take place at Zappeion Megaron, in Athens, in a hybrid format….
POTAMITISVEKRIS’ White-Collar Crime practice retains its Tier 1 ranking in The Legal 500 EMEA rankings 2021
We are pleased to announce that POTAMITISVEKRIS’ White-Collar Crime team has been ranked, for the 2nd time in a row, as a Top-tier practice…