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DAC Directive 6: Obligations of Lawyers and Accountants

Written by Vassilios Ikonomidis, Managing Partner. Combating tax avoidanceand establishing a fair taxation system are key objectives in the context of...
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Article by K. Pothoulaki – Non-compete clause after the termination of the employment contract

Written by Katerina Pothoulaki, associate at VDI law firm.     The conclusion of non-compete clauses in employment contracts for the period...
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The Legal 500 – Dispute Resolution 2020 leading firm

For 33 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updat...
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Non-compete clause after the termination of the employment contract

The conclusion of non-compete clauses in employment contracts for the period after the termination of the contract inevitably brings into conflict on ...
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Startups need a new, hybrid company model

Startups are the new form of entrepreneurship of the last decade attracting an ever-increasing number of investors. When we refer to startups, the que...
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Article by D. Valtzi – Corporate transformations and change of headquarters within the EU

Written by Despina Valtzi, senior associate at VDI law firm.    Since the continuous rise of European integration, all kinds of transac...
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Speech by V. Ikonomidis at the virtual event of SDEE

The Board of Directors of SDEE organized its 1st virtual event, exclusively for its members. (More Information) The 1st digital conference of SDEE tha...
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Company mobility within the EU, cross-border changes and taxation

The European integration follows a rapid pace, increasing and promoting transactions between Member States of the European Union and boosting mobility...

Corporate transformations and transfer of seat within the EU- Tax regime

Published on forin.gr The Greek jurisdiction has a codified legal framework for corporate transformations taking place amongst domestic companies. Th...

Coronavirus and Commercial Leases: Emergency Measures and Consequences on Lease Relationships

Published on forin.gr and businessnews.gr The outbreak of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV2 (which causes the COVID-19 disease) in Greece began at the b...

The effects of coronavirus on contractual relations – Can the spread of the virus constitute a force majeure event?

Published on businessnews.gr The rapid spread of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (disease COVID-19) worldwide is an unprecedented situation that will ...

Startups and Venture Capital in Greece

Published on forin.gr and businessnews.gr Start-ups companies: The new form of entrepreneurship, which has brought, during the last decade, signific...
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Central Ultimate Beneficial Owner Register is fully operative

(Published on businessnews.gr) The application of the Central Ultimate Beneficial Owner (“UBO”) Register became fully operative as an electronic s...

Employees’ participation in the company – Incentives in a Société Anonyme and a Private Company

Published on forin.gr Is it possible for a company to be cost-effective and at the same time to offer a healthy and competitive working environment, ...

Investment guide: “Doing Business in Greece”

We are pleased to announce that we had the honor of being a contributing author to the investment guide titled as “Doing Business in Greece”, rele...

Employer’s liability towards the contractor’s / subcontractor’s employees following Law 4554/2018

It has been observed that the assignment of specialized, demanding or urgent tasks to various outsourced providers (contractors) has taken on large di...

Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2019

We are pleased to announce that our lawyers Vasilis Ikonomidis and Georgia Patili have recently contributed the Greek chapter to the latest edition of...

The legal framework on the cultivation of medical cannabis in Greece

 It is now possible to produce medicinal cannabis products in Greece by virtue of the recent Law 4523/2018 (Government Gazette A 41/07.03.2018). Pres...

The Continuous taxation of real estate in Greece

(speech at the 5th Athens Law Forum on Taxation, published at forin.gr)   Ι. It is a fact that the relatively low real estate tax rate that was ...

Recent changes in commercial companies & simplification – acceleration – digitization of incorporation procedures

(Published on forin.gr) In 2018 major changes took place for commercial companies (mainly for SAs and LTDs) and in corporate law in general. The purp...

The legal nature and protection of domain names

(published on BussinessNews.gr) Have you recently noticed any relevance between your company’s domain name and another in national or internati...

Issues οf Ε-mail monitoring at the workplace

(Published on BusinessNews.gr) ISSUES CONCERNING THE MONITORING OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS (E-mails) AT THE WORK PLACE This article examines the is...

The new General Regulation on Data Protection (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”)

(Published on BussinessNews.gr) Ι. Preamble Directive 95/46/EC1, which is the main legal instrument for data protection in the European Union, has f...

Real Estate in Greece and Tax issues

(published on BussinessNews.gr and FortuneGreece.com) I. OWNERS OF REAL ESTATE Owners of real estate in Greece can be divided in two main categories...

Employee Leasing

(Published on Fortunegreece.com and BussinessNews.gr) Employee Leasing Ι.  Introduction Under an employment contract, employees have an obligation ...

Tax treatment of non-capital contributions in private companies

Tax treatment of non-capital contributions in private companies One wonders if non-capital contributions from a natural person as a member of a Privat...

The obligation to submit tax declaration of property status

Η υποχρέωση υποβολής δήλωσης περιουσιακής κατάστασης Ο Νόμος 3213/2003, όπως τροποποι...