Work Highlights

Clientele compensation in Distribution Contracts

Alexandros Kortesis and team represented a multinational company in the sector of fireplaces in litigation proceedings against its former distributor in Greece for claims related to clientele compensation and damages, with a value of 1,4m.

Public Procurement Tenders in Defense Sector

Alexandros Kortesis and team advised a leading multinational company regarding legal issues arising out of tenders for supplies on the defence sector. The scope includes review and commentary of tender documents, bid submission support.

Medical Devices Public Procurement of €15m.

Alexandros Kortesis and team represented a leading multinational medical devices company on a dispute arising from a public procurement proceeding set up by the National Procurement Committee of the Ministry of Health for the supply of National Hospitals with intracoronary stents and angioplasty balloons, with a value of €15m.

Aviation Sector Minibond

George Bersis and team advised a leading Greek airline carrier on the underwriting agreement for the public offer of €200m bonds listed on ATHEX.

Media acquisition

Vassilis Stergiou and team advised an energy conglomerate on merger control aspects relating to its acquisition of a Greek media (TV & Radio) broadcasting company

Cross-Border Insolvency

Konstantinos Papadiamantis and his team successfully defended a foreign bank before the Athens Court of Appeals, within the framework of a cross border reorganization and winding up of a foreign credit institution under the directive 2001/24/EC of the European Parliament, against creditors of the wound up institution attempting to enforce their claims on real estate assets of the latter. A number of similar cases are pending before the Greek courts, for assets amounting to an overall 89,7 M. € book value.

EUIPO Opposition proceedings

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and his team successfully represented a Greek DIY chain in opposition proceedings before the EUIPO, leading to the rejection of the opposed trademark.

Trademark infringement / Counterfeit products

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and his team represented a multinational consumer goods company and its Greek affiliate before the Supreme Courts in a dispute relating to the trademark infringement of their trademarks and counterfeit detergents.

Acquisition of TV and radio stations

Vassilis Stergiou and team advised a leading petroleum company on the acquisition of a majority stake in a Greek media group.