BDK Advokati Presents New Services at the First Balkan GC Summit

  The first Balkan GC Summit was an opportunity for general counsels from major regional companies and lawyers from leading firms from the Balkans to discuss the latest trends in the legal industry. The summit was organised by CEE Legal Matters, a renowned regional magazine specialized in the legal market. Tijana Kojovic, Managing Partner of BDK Advokati, presented new services that BDK Advokati is offering to clients with the help of legaltech. Specifically, Tijana presented the increased efficiencies that can be achieved when doing legal due diligence of English language documents through…

INSOL Europe, Annual Congress 2018

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm partner, Konstantinos Issaias, served as panel moderator at INSOL Europe's Annual Congress 2018, which took place in Athens on 4-7 October 2018. As moderator, Konstantinos Issaias successfully guided the topic on “Distressed Assets Sales and Insolvency Legal Tools”. The Athens Congress was attended by over 430 delegates from 36 countries - an all-time high in INSOL Europe’s 37-year history - making it one of the most successful conferences held by the organisation.

SEE Legal – 15 Years of Success

The SEE Legal Group celebrated its 15th Anniversary at a cocktail reception on Tuesday, 9 October 2018 at the Sky of Rome, La Lanterna on the occasion of IBA’s Annual Conference. The reception attracted over 150 guests from 39 countries, including guests from Europe, North and South America, Middle East, Asia and Australia. The attended 32 SEE Legal partners were honoured by the presence of ambassadors, judges, high IBA officials and other notable legal practitioners. All SEE Legal guests were treated to regional Italian excellences thanks to the Michelin Star food, exceptional white and red…

KG Law Firm is a Gold Sponsor at the Back-to-Business Dinner

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is proud to announce that it served as Gold Sponsor of the Back-to-Business Dinner on 26 September 2018. The event was organised by the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce to welcome autumn and the new business season and took place in the gardens of the Residence of the British Ambassador.  The Guest of Honour was Mr. George David, OBE, Chairman Emeritus, Coca Cola HBC AG.

KG Law Firm at the NPL EUROPE 2018 Conference

KG Law Firm’s partner, Theodore Rakintzis, participated in the NPL EUROPE 2018 Conference on 13-14 September in London, which was organised by SmithNovak. The firm took part in this event along with Baker McKenzie within the framework of the two firms’ long-standing collaboration and their recent synergies in the NPL market. Theodore presented the new enforcement and restructuring framework in Greece and was a commentator in the Transactions panel. The discussion dealt with Greece's up-to-date transactions and pipeline and the NPE reduction plans of Greek banks. 

John Kyriakides Speaks at Cyber Security and Data Protection Conference

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm’s Litigation Partner, John Kyriakides, spoke on "Cybercrime and Personal Data. The GDPR Perspective from a Legal Standpoint" at the Cyber Security and Data Protection: Risks and Challenges in Disruptive Technologically Times Conference during the Thessaloniki International Fair on 12 September 2018.  The conference was organised by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and was marked by great success. 

KG Law Firm Participates at the New Judicial Year Celebration

By invitation from the Lord Chancellor, Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm’s partner, Panos Alexandris, who also serves as Head of the Greek Delegation of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), took part in the annual ceremony celebrating the beginning of the legal year on 1 October 2018. The ceremony took place at London’s Westminster Abbey. Panos also participated in meetings with the The Law Society of England & Wales, where very significant issues about the future of the legal profession in Europe were discussed.

BDK Held a Session on GDPR and Serbian Media

On August 20, 2018, Bogdan Ivanisevic, Head of Data Protection practice at SEE Legal's Serbian member BDK Advokati, held a session on “GDPR and Serbian media” for the participants in the “Strengthening Media Systems” project. The event was hosted by ICT Hub, in its Belgrade office. ICT Hub in partnership with USAID has launched a media accelerator to reinforce the capacities and boost the initiatives of local media entities that have a record of independent and objective reporting. The entities included in the accelerator are: Vreme weekly magazine, Danas daily newspaper, BIRN media network,…

The 10th edition of the Balkan Legal Forum in Vienna – A Tremendous Success

The 10th edition of the Forum (14th – 15th June, Park Hyatt), titled The Future of Law: Technology and Legal Services in South East Europe: 2018-2028, was held with great interest among over 150 delegates and speakers from 30 countries from five continents including, beside the European countries, Jamaica, USA, Singapore and Australia.

BDK Organises an Info-session on Restrictive Agreements

BDK Advokati in cooperation with AmCham Montenegro hosted today an info session on "Competition law: Restrictive agreements and practices". The member-companies of AmCham Montenegro and BDK clients and partners had the opportunity to learn from, and discuss with, Bisera Andrijasevic, the member of the BDK regional competition law team, how to recognize and assess potentially dangerous horizontal and vertical restrictive agreements, and what the dos and don'ts are when it comes to behaviour on the market and investigations by the competition authority.

BDK Advokati at Balkan's M&A and Private equity forum

BDK Advokati took part in 2018 edition of Balkan's M&A and private equity forum organized by Mergermarket in Belgrade. The event hosted leading investment companies, PE funds, banks and law firms from the Balkans. At one of the panels, Vladimir Dasic, senior partner at BDK Advokati, discussed Opportunities for private equity in the exit market together with Andrej Babache, director at Mid Europa Partners, Vuk Vukovic, partner at Blue Sea Capital and Nikola Stefanovic, general director at SEAF South Balkan fund. Panellists gave an overview of local market environment and examined what drives…

KDK and Jeantet Organised Turkey - Africa Investment Summit 2018

The Turkey - Africa Investment Summit 2018, organised jointly by SEE Legal's Turkish member Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli Attorneys at Law (KDK) and the leading French law firm Jeantet, took place on 16 April in Istanbul. There were several panels, where French and African lawyers, business people and bureaucrats made very interesting presentations. KDK’s partner Okan Demirkan also made a presentation titled “Legal Approach – Turkish Investments in Africa” and acted as moderator in the “Structuring of Foreign Investments in Africa” panel. The full-day seminar attracted considerable attention…