RES Sector Expected Regulatory Changes

On 13 November 2020, the Minister of Environment and Energy announced a series of regulatory interventions in the energy market to be initiated in the very near future.

New Consolidated Insolvency Draft Law to be Presented Shortly to the Parliament in Greece

Following preparation during the last several months, a new draft bill has been put in public consultation in September 2020.

Forest Maps – The Latest Episode

The New Environmental Law is the latest episode in an ongoing, decades-long conflict between private and public interests over land (in general) and forest land in particular. 

KG Law Firm Advised Laboratoires Bailleuil

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm’s assistance included the termination of the existing cooperation with one of its distributors in Greece and the review of the new distribution agreement for the Greek market regarding its compliance to competition and distribution law. KG Law Firm provided expert advice on issues raised from the termination of the existing agreement.

METKA is Planning Participation in All New Major Public Projects

Construction company METKA of the listed Mytilineos group is targeting a series of projects related to the European Union loans, subsidies and grants amounting to EUR 72 billionmetka

PPP Project for 17 Schools in Thessaloniki-Katerini

The project is currently in the approval process within the various Greek authorities and the tender is expected to be launched by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport within 2020. The total budget is around EUR 154 million.

Tax Incentives for the Transition to Electromobility in Greece

Authors: Panagiotis Pothos, Emmanouela Vitsa, Eleana Gkotsoulia, KG Law Firm By virtue of Law 4710/2020, which was published on 23 July 2020 in the Government Gazette (Bulletin A΄ 142) in the Hellenic Republic, a number of tax related provisions and incentives for the development of the electromobility were introduced. The below summarize the most important tax related issues of the newly introduced provisions: Exemptions from the calculation of the employment income The compensation for travel expenses paid by the employer for company reasons, including the compensation for the cost of…

The Opening of Online Gambling Licensing Procedure in Greece

After a long transitional period, which lasted almost eight years, Greece is officially entering a new era, moving on from uncertainty to a new regulated investment landscape.

KG Law Firm Advised on the Sale of Instashop Limited

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is proud to have acted as sellers’ (investors and founders’) legal counsel, advising founders and investors in this landmark M&A transaction of USD 360 million for the sale of 100% of the shares of Instashop Limited.

Announcement of Collaboration between ArtSecure and KG Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is delighted to announce a new, pioneering collaboration that has been launched by KG Law Firm and ArtSecure, a boutique law firm offering specialised advice on art, intellectual property and cultural property matters.

KG Law Firm Advised State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) and State Grid Europe Limited (SGEL) on the Privatisation of the Greek IPTO for EUR 315 mil...

Following a tender for legal services, Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm has been selected as the exclusive legal advisor to SGCC in its interface role as Strategic Investor (shareholder 24%) and rendered legal advice on matters arising from the implementation of the IPTO’s business plan. Specifically, following KG Law Firm’s advice to State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) and State Grid Europe Limited (SGEL) on the international public tender for the acquisition of a stake of 24% in the Greek IPTO, KG Law Firm’s team at the post-closing period continues to be mandated for the needs of rendering…

KG Law Firm Advises Generali on the Acquisition of AXA’s Greek Subsidiary Valued at EUR 177 Million

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm has been appointed as Generali’s counsel with respect to the acquisition of AXA’s Greek subsidiary. KG’s competition team is advising on merger control issues and filing requirements including assessing jurisdictional authority for filing the notification (EU vs Greek), advising the client on the notification procedure and timeline before the Hellenic Competition Commission and review and commenting of the Share Purchase Agreement.