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.
60m EUR share capital increase of a listed aviation company, through a public offering
George Bersis and team advised a leading Greek airline company on increase of its share capital increase with preemption rights, through a public offering, with 60 m EUR total proceeds.
Amendment of the terms of bonds listed on ATHEX issued by an aviation company
George Bersis and team advised a leading Greek airline company on the amendment, through a decision of the bondholders’ meeting, of the terms of 120m. EUR bonds listed on ATHEX.
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
We are pleased to announce that Theologos Mintzas has been elected as the 11th Partner of POTAMITISVEKRIS. Theologos is an expert in real estate…
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Our Co-Managing Partner, George Bersis, was interviewed by CEE Legal Matter and shared his views on the post-covid economic outlook of Greece. You can…
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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)