Georgia focuses on securities and capital markets, corporate, insolvency and restructuring, financial regulation, as well as complicated cross-border transactions.

She is a Senior Associate in the Capital Markets Department of our Firm.

Academic Background


  • Heidelberg University, Faculty of Laws (Dr. iuris, LL.M.)
  • University of Athens, Faculty of Laws (LL.B., LL.M.)

Languages


  • Greek
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Italian

Professional Memberships


  • Member of the Athens Bar Association

Career Highlights


Recent work includes advice to:

  • Advising Alpha Bank on its Euro 500M Senior Preferred bond issuance which has a 6.5-year maturity and is callable in year 5.5 with a coupon of 2.5% and a yield of 2.625%. The bond is listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange – EuroMTF Market;
  • Costamare Group in connection with the issue of a 100million unsecured shipping bond by Costamare Participations Plc, with the guarantee of its parent company Costamare Inc;
  • Alpha Services and Holdings in relation to a 800million share capital increase;
  • Foreign credit institutions in relation to the enforceability of foreign law collateral in Greece;
  • An airport concessonaire in relation to the insolvency of a foreign charter airline;
  • Directors of major Greek corporations in the context of investigations by the Greek Regulators (BoG and HCMC);
  • Joint Lead Managers of the Hellenic Republic’s tap issue of 10-year GGBs;
  • Joint Coordinators and Bookrunners of EUR 320m bond issue by Lamda Development;
  • Alpha Bank on landmark Tier 2 EUR 500m bond;
  • Alpha Bank in relation to the envisaged hive down of its banking sector;
  • Joint Bookrunners of EUR 500m bond issue by HELPE;
  • Joint Bookrunners of EUR 525m bond issue by WIND;
  • Issuance Advisors and Joint Coordinators / Underwriters of EUR 500m share capital increase by Lamda Development;
  • Greek corporation for the establishment of an alternative investment fund manager.

Publications


Monographs

  • Die Aufrechnung im Europäischen Kollisions- und Verfahrensrecht unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Nettingvereinbarungen, Nomos, 2018 (578 pp.)

  • Effects of Preliminary Rulings of the Court of Justice of the European Union (in Greek), Sakkoulas 2020 (225 pp.)

Book Chapters

  • Internationales Insolvenzrecht, in: H. Kronke, W. Melis and A. Schnyder, Handbuch des Internationalen Wirtschaftsrechts, 2. Aufl. 2017, pp. 1959-1999, OttoSchmidt – Linde – Schulthess (with B. Hess)

  • The new Statute and Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice, in: Guinchard and M.-P. Granger (ed.), The new EU Judiciary, Kluwer, 2018, pp. 277-291

  • Insolvency Protocols, in: S. Bariatti, B. Hess & P. Oberhammer, The Implementation of the New Insolvency Regulation - Recommendations and Guidelines, Nomos/Hart, 2018, pp. 156-183 (with M. Gargantini)

  • Internationale Zuständigkeit für kartellrechtliche Schadensersatzklagen in: A. Weitbrecht and A. Fuchs (Hrsg.), Handbuch der privaten Kartellrechtsdurchsetzung, C.H.BECK, 2019 (with B. Hess and P. Pavlova)

Articles and Case Notes

  • Tightening the Scope of General Waivers of Sovereign Immunity from Execution, in: Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale 2/2014, p. 285 et seq (with N. Askotiris)

  • Der Gerichtsstand der Streitgenossenschaft bei Schadensersatzklagen wegen Verletzung des EU-Kartellrechts, Anmerkung zu OGH, 14.2.2012k, 5 Ob 39/11p, in: WuW 2/2014 p. 163 et seq (with P. Pavlova)

  • Einspruch gegen den Europäischen Zahlungsbefehl als rügelose Einlassung?, Anmerkung zu EuGH,13.6.2013 - Rs. C-144/12 - Goldbet Sportwetten GmbH ./. Massimo Sperindeo, in: IPRax 1/2014, p. 44 et seq

  • Unanfechtbarkeit nach der lex causae und Beweislastverteilung in Art 13 EuInsVO, Anm. zu EuGH 15. 10. 2015, C-310/14, Nike European Operations Netherlands BV/Sportland Oy in Liquidation, in: ecolex 2016/21

  • Case Note on CJEU ruling in Feniks (C-337/17), in: Efarmoges Astikou Dikaiou kai Politikis Dikonomias 2018, p. 1123 et seq