Work Highlights

GDPR compliance in the Beverage Industry

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and his team advised a major Greek company in the beverages sector in connection with the operation of its geolocation program.

Data Privacy in Banking Sector

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and his team advised a Cypriot Bank in connection with data protection requirements in the context of the management of NPLs.

Acquisition of credit institution

George Bersis and team advised a leading petroleum company on the acquisition of a Greek credit institution, through tender process.

€55m acquisition financing of 64MW of renewable energy assets

Euripides Ioannou and team advised a Greek bank on a leveraged financing relating to the acquisition by an Egyptian publicly listed company of 64MW of wind and hydro assets from a Greek energy company.

White Collar Crime Case

Konstantinos Papadiamantis and his white collar crime team successfully represented the ex CEO of a veterinary company against accusation for tax evasion of the amount of 2 million euros following non-accounting computation of the taxable VAT, whose prosecution had been criticized by the Greek press.

South Afantou Privatization

George Bersis and his team successfully supported the conclusion of the tender and sale of a landmark grienfield public property in Afantou Rhodes. The value of the transaction exceeded Euro 15 million.

Personal Data Protection issues in the Audit industry

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and his team advised a major auditing Company in connection with the transfer of personal data to US authorities.

Acquisition of a single-name loan portfolio

Vassilis Stergiou and team advised a private equity fund for the acquisition of a single-name loan portfolio in the healthcare business.

Forfeiture of demand guarantee

Konstantinos Papadiamantis and his team successfully represented a foreign-based company in litigation proceedings before the Greek courts, regarding the allegedly wrongful forfeiture of a bank demand guarantee (damages/unjust enrichment claims of approx. 2,2M. €.). The Court adopted a commercially oriented approach, whereby the creditor of the demand guarantee may pursue collection of its claim against the bank, on the basis of legitimate legal and factual arguments, with no obligation to await a judgment on the disputed underlying claim and without such behavior being construed as tortious.