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  • Capital Connection Forum, London December 6, 2017

    December 18th, 2017

    Theodore Rakintzis, Partner of Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm, spoke at the Capital Connection Forum organizied by DDC Financial Group in London on December 6, 2017 

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  • E-commerce, online platforms and data protection: are you ready for regulation?

    December 15th, 2017

    With the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect May 2018, Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer hosted a joint luncheon on "E-commerce, online platforms and data protection" December 14, 2017 at Hilton Athens. 
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  • British American Tobacco

    November 29th, 2017

    In November 2017 KG’s competition team defended the Company before the Athens Administrative Court of Appeal, in an appeal filed by the Union of the Athens & Suburbs Cigarette Wholesalers representing 120 members against HCC’s decision 612/2015 accepting commitments offered by BAT involving the amendment of certain terms in its distribution agreement with its appointed Athens & suburbs distributors and rejecting the Union’s complaint against the company for violation of article 101 & and 102 of TFEU and its Greek equivalents. 

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  • Athens Marathon 2017

    November 18th, 2017

    This year’s Marathon was very special to us, thanks to our colleague Dimitris Dimitriadis and his initiative. 

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  • The New GDPR Legal and Practical Dimensions

    November 13th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is proud to announce its sponsorship of "The New GDPR Legal and Practical Dimensions" conference organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on November 21, 2017. 
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  • Athens Digital Lab

    October 23rd, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm supports the creation of the Athens Digital Lab, a pioneering research lab fostering smart city solutions for the City of Athens.  

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  • European Lawyers in Lesvos

    October 19th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos LawFirm, as part of our company's CSR, provided valuable support to the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) and to the German Bar Association in deciding the jurisdiction in which to establish the new “European Lawyers in Lesvos” not-for-profit organization. 
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  • European Energy Handbook 2017

    October 11th, 2017

    KG Law Firm continued, for the sixth consecutive year, its successful partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills and its global network, as the Greek contributor of the European Energy Handbook (EEH) 2017 which was recently released.

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  • Constantine K. Kyriakides Scholarship winners for the Academic Year 2017/2018

    October 04th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is proud to announce the winners of the Constantine K. Kyriakides Scholarship for the academic year 2017/2018.

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  • Back2Business Dinner, British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

    September 27th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos (KG) Law Firm is proud to announce its Gold Sponsorship of the Back2Business Dinner organized by the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.
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  • "Legislation in Greece on Violence against Women"

    September 26th, 2017

    On 23rd September 2017, Panos Alexandris, Litigation & Arbitration practice partner, presented his speech on the "Legislation in Greece on Violence against Women".
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  • "Supporting and protecting women and girls"

    September 21st, 2017

    Panos Alexandris, partner in KG Law Firm's Litigation and Arbitration practice, will speak at the seminar “Supporting and Protecting Women and Girls: Best practice on forced marriage, honour based abuse and Female Genital Mutilation” which took place in London on 23rd September 2017. 
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  • “Investment Opportunities in Southeastern Europe - Trends and Challenges in the Energy Sector”, Thessaloniki 9th-17th of September 2017

    September 18th, 2017

    Gus J. Papamichalopoulos, Partner and Head of our Energy & Infrastructure practice, under his capacity as Vice-Chairman of the Institute of Energy of South East Europe (IENE) was invited by PPC to act as moderator at the 3rd session of the “Investment Opportunities in Southeastern Europe -Trends and Challenges in the Energy Sector” organized by Public Power Corporation as part of the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair which took  place on September 9th-17th  , 2017.
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  • 1st OIL & GAS FORUM, Alexandroupolis Greece: A Prospective Key Energy Player in SE Europe, September 7, 2017

    September 10th, 2017

    Gus J. Papamichalopoulos, Partner and Head of our Energy & Infrastructure practice, participated in said venue which was organized by the HELLENIC - AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE in cooperation with the HELLENIC ASSOCIATION FOR ENERGY ECONOMICS.
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  • The ICC Moot Court Competition

    August 03rd, 2017

    This year the ICCMCC celebrated its 10th anniversary, hosting a series of events as the competition took place from 15th to 19th of May in the Hague.

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  • Training of Lawyers on the Law regarding Violence Against Women (TRAVAW)

    July 31st, 2017

    Panos Alexandris, partner in KG Law Firm's Litigation and Arbitration practice, is an active member and project expert of the Training of Lawyers on the Law regarding Violence Against Women (TRAVAW). For more information on this pan-European organization, click here 
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  • Research for the Effectiveness of the Greek Judicial System

    July 18th, 2017

    John C. Kyriakides, Litigation & Arbitration partner of the firm and Chairman of the Legislative Reform Committee of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, spoke at an event for the effectiveness of the Greek judicial system.

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  • 10th SE Europe Energy Dialogue “Connecting SE Europe’s Energy Markets”

    July 12th, 2017

    Gus J. Papamichalopoulos, Secretary General of IENE and Energy & Infrastructure Partner at Kyriakides Georgopoulos (KG) Law Firm spoke at the 10th SE Europe Energy Dialogue “Connecting SE Europe’s Energy Markets” organized by IENE in Belgrade on June 13th -14th  2017.  
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  • "Reasonable Taxation of Enterprises" Conference, June 29, 2017

    June 22nd, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is proud to announce its sponsorship of the "Reasonable Taxation of Enterprises" conference organized by the French-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.
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  • "South East Europe Energy Outlook 2016 - 2017"

    June 19th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos LawFirm is proud to announce its support of the "South East Europe Energy Outlook 2016 - 2017". 

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  • “The Southeast Europe Takeover Handbook” 2017

    June 13th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm, along with the other member law firms of SEE Legal, recently published “The Southeast Europe Takeover Handbook 2017”.
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  • Debt & Restructuring CEE and SEE Forum

    June 02nd, 2017

    Konstantinos S. Issaias, KG Law Firm's Restructuring & Insolvency Head, spoke at the "Debt & Restructuring CEE and SEE Forum" which took place in Bucharest on May 24, 2017 (Panel: Legal Restructuring & Distressed Acquisitions).
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  • KG Law Firm adds strength to its Banking, Finance & Capital Markets practice

    June 01st, 2017

    KG Law Firm announces the appointment of Yannis Erifillidis as a Counsel in its Banking, Finance & Capital Markets practice. 
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  • Webinar Invitation: The Implications of Brexit: What Does It Mean for Businesses in the UK and across the EU?

    May 15th, 2017

    It's been nearly a year since the UK voted to leave the EU, and in March 2017 the UK formally triggered a 2 year exit negotiation under Article 50 of the EU Lisbon Treaty.  The negotiations will no doubt be difficult and we do not yet know what (if any) "deal" will be done.  In this webinar, experienced legal counsel from the UK, France, Switzerland, Ireland and Belgium will provide practical insight on what Brexit may mean and how companies can prepare for the changes. KYRIAKIDES GEORGOPOULOS Law Firm, Greek member of the Employment Law Alliance, strongly encourages all its interested clients and/or colleagues to take part in this free webinar by clicking here.
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  • “Open Markets on Sunday?”

    May 09th, 2017

    Dr. John Koimtzoglou, Partner and Head of Administrative Law Practice will participate as a panel speaker in the 4rd Annual Scientific Conference organized by the Greek Public Scientists Association in Rhodes Island on  May 12, 2017.

    Dr. Koimtzoglou will deliver a speech on “Constitutional Issues concerning the law providing opening of markets on Sunday”. A relevant newsletter will soon circulate. 

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  • Cartels & Law Conference

    May 03rd, 2017

    KG Law Firm is proud to announce its sponsorship of “CARTELS & LAW”, a conference organized under the auspices of the Hellenic Competition Commission which will take place on May 11, 2017. Partner Anastasia Dritsa, Head of KG’s Competition & Antitrust practice, will speak on the EU Damages Directive (2014/104/EU) and its upcoming transposition into Greek law, focusing on the likely impact on cartel enforcement and the novelties it sets forth in terms of national law and judicial procedure. For more information on the conference, and to reserve participation, visit https://lnkd.in/gWwdC9v
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  • Athens Tax Forum 2017

    April 27th, 2017

    KG Partner, and Head of the Tax Law Department, Panagiotis Pothos spoke on "Legal Certainty as a Growth Driver" at the 13th Annual Athens Tax Forum on April 10, 2017. The event was organized by AmCham Greece and was designed to offer delegates first-hand knowledge of crucial taxation issues as well as provide a decisive platform for high-level dialogue between the public and the private sectors in Greece. Delegates included distinguished state officials, taxation experts, high level finance executives, attorneys, decision and policy makers, members of the Greek business community and members of the press.
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  • Constantine K. Kyriakides Scholarship, Academic Year 2017-2018

    April 20th, 2017

    In memory of our co-founder, Constantine K. Kyriakides, Kyriakides Georgopoulos (KG) Law Firm is proud to offer a full (or partial) scholarship for graduate-bound students in Law for the Academic Year 2017-2018. 

    This scholarship aims to celebrate individuals who are committed to their studies and the respective fields of law.

    Interested applicants may click here for more information.

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  • NPL Europe 2017 – Spring Conference

    April 11th, 2017

    KG Law Firm proudly participated as Block Sponsor of the NPL Europe 2017 – Spring Conference, held in London on 9-10 March. The event is organized by SmithNovak and enjoys widespread recognition by the various NPL industry players. Distinguished panelists from across the industry offered key insights into the European and various national markets (including Greece) and the current developments. Partner Konstantinos Vouterakos was invited to act as Chairman of the Block 2 – Greece and Cyprus.
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  • 13th Annual Athens Tax Forum

    April 05th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm proudly announces its participation as Sponsor of the 13th Annual Athens Tax Forum on April 10, 2017 in Athens. The event is organized by the American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and will be held at Athenaeum Intercontinental. Panagiotis Pothos, Partner and Head of the Tax Law Department, will speak on "Legal Certainty as a Growth Driver". To learn more about the event, and to register, visit www.amcham.gr/events/13th-athens-tax-forum

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  • Oil Refining, Storage and Retail in SE Europe

    March 28th, 2017

    As part of the SE Europe Energy Dialogue, KG Law Firm Partner Gus Papamichalopoulos will be speaking on the "Oil Refining, Storage and Retail in SE Europe" conference on March 30 - 31, 2017.  For more information about the speakers and the organization, please visit www.iene.gr
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  • NPL European summit 2017

    March 01st, 2017

    KG Law Firm is proud to announce its participation as  Block Sponsor of the NPL European summit 2017 in London on 9-10 March organized by SmithNovak. Our partner, Mr. Konstantinos Vouterakos will act as Chairman of the Block 2 - Greece and Cyprus.
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  • Social Media and the New Workplace

    February 28th, 2017

    The new world of social media presents real challenges to employers who are seeking to protect their company brand and reputation. On behalf of Employment Law Alliance, KG Law Firm welcomes registrations in the webinar titled "Social Media and the New Workplace: Is Your Brand and Reputation Protected?" To view the program, and to register download the following.
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  • Business & Competition in Greece in the Context of the Digital Single Market

    February 21st, 2017

    KG Law Firm is proud to sponsor "Business & Competition in Greece in the Context of the Digital Single Market", organized jointly by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the Hellenic Competition Committe. KG Law Firm Partner Anastasia Dritsa, Head of Competition, will be speaking on "Internet Sales and Contractual Restrictions of Competion Law - Lessons learnt from the EU E-commerce Sector Inquiry". To view the full program, download the pdf.

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  • The Buzz in Greece

    February 16th, 2017

    M&A and Project Finance Partner, Elisabeth Eleftheriades, was featured in CEE Legal Matters The Buzz in Greece. 
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  • Promotions of Partners

    February 09th, 2017

    KG Law Firm is proud to announce the promotions of Panagiotis Pothos to Equity Partner and that of Evangelia (Evi) Dimitropoulou to Salaried Partner. Panagiotis is head of the Tax Law group while Evi specializes in the areas of Energy and Infrastructure. Both Panagiotis and Evi are outstanding lawyers who have contributed in their respective fields with a wealth of experience and have brought success to our firm.
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  • Greek Law Digest’s Brainstorming Conference

    February 04th, 2017

    KG Law Firm Partner, Dr. John Koimtzoglou, spoke at Greek Law Digest’s Brainstorming Conference on the Legal and Business Challenges in today’s Greece. The conference was held in Athens on 3rd February 2017.
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