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09/10/2020

IFLR1000: New Financial and Corporate and M&A rankings published

IFLR 1000, the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms has recently published the fourth and final set of national firm rankings for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for IFLR1000’s thirtieth edition. Our firm has been once again highly ranked in the...
17/09/2020

Amendment of the Law 4557/2018 - The bill for the prevention and suppression of money laundering

The Ministry of Finance submitted for public consultation the law draft entitled: "Amendment of Law 4557/2018 (A '139) on the prevention and suppression of money laundering and terrorist financing - Integration in Greek legislation of Directive (EU) 2018/843 (L 156) and Article...
14/09/2020

The Pissarides committee and the development of the Greek economy

The Greek Government in an effort to progress with a sustainable plan of economic growth and development of the Greek economy has proceeded with the formation of an independent committee, the so-called ‘Pissarides committee’, as the head of the committee is the Cypriot Nobelist...
09/09/2020

The Real Estate industry and the effects of the Pandemic

Since the end of March 2020, most of the countries around the world have been hit, to a lesser or a greater extent, from the COVID 19 pandemic. Facing lockdowns and closed borders, everyone soon realized that this pandemic would seriously affect all the businesses  sectors. One...
17/08/2020

The new Bill regarding teleconference meeting procedures for private legal bodies and the establishment of private capital companies by electronic means.

A. MEETINGS OF COLLECTIVE BODIES OF LEGAL ENTITIES BY ELECTRONIC MEANS On Monday the 27th of July, the Bill of the Ministry of Development and Investments was submitted for discussion and voting in the Plenary Session of the Parliament, which paves the way for the electronic...
24/07/2020

Corporate Governance: The newly published Law 4706/2020

The newly published Law 4706/2020 (Government Gazette A’ 136/17.07.2020) (the “Law”), in respect of Corporate Governance, which transposes the Directive 2017/828/EU into the Greek law system, aims to modernize the internal structure of the listed companies with a view of...
23/07/2020

The Greek 'Golden-Visa' Opportunity

Over the past couple of years, the Greek real estate market showed undeniable signs of recovery after the hit it took since the onset of the economic crisis. The privileged position and the beauty of Greece along with the friendlier stance adopted by the government towards non-...
15/07/2020

Amanzoe Refinancing

AKL advised National Bank of Greece in connection with a €55 million refinancing of an SPV being the owner of the ultra-luxury hospitality resort identified as 'AMANZOE' as part of a structure involving four different jurisdictions.
13/07/2020

Return to the office and new office spaces webinar

Our partner Helen Alexiou represented our firm as a guest at the 'Return to the office and new office spaces webinar' which took place last week. The webinar was organised by Prodexpo and it was curated by RICS Greece. ​During the time of the webinar some very intriguing topics...
10/07/2020

IFLR1000: New Banking & Finance Rankings.

IFLR 1000 has recently published the first group of Europe, Middle East and Africa national rankings for IFLR1000's thirtieth edition and we are honoured that AKL has been selected to be within the top law firms of Greece in the key sector of Banking & Finance. IFLR1000, the...

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