Corporate & Commercial Law

General corporate advisory, spanning from day-to-day management to complex corporate transactions, has always been of paramount importance to the efficient operation of companies in an ever-changing market environment. Our hands-on, commercially oriented approach, coupled with our in-depth knowledge of the Greek market and strong track record in cross-border corporate transactions, ensures that we are ideally equipped to support our clients in all their corporate advisory needs.

Partner-led and integrated, our team brings an innovative approach and a high degree of individualized attention to clients’ needs. Leading corporate lawyers collaborate with specialized practices of our Firm to provide targeted support to local and foreign corporations across all industries.

We advise global and domestic market leaders on the full range of corporate and commercial activities ranging from the establishment, restructuring and unwinding of companies to corporate governance, regulatory compliance, commercial contracts and insolvency matters.

Services

Our practice covers a wide spectrum of services including, among others, the following:

  • assisting the client to select the ideal establishment type for the intended activity (corporate entity vs. branch, type of corporate entity) and performing the steps necessary for such establishment,
  • legal support on day to day needs through every stage of the corporation’s life cycle, including, corporate book-keeping, preparation of corporate minutes, advisory on corporate law requirements,
  • corporate governance and regulatory compliance based on the corporation’s structure and needs (whether private or listed or otherwise regulated),
  • corporate restructurings and transformations,
  • negotiation and drafting of a wide range of all types of commercial contracts.
View Practice Highlights

We have had the privilege to advise a number of companies in Corporate & Commercial Law matters, namely:

  • Electrolux Group in relation to the Greek law related elements of the group restructuring and internal separation and transfer of business assets undertaken within the year 2019.
  • Alpha Bank, Eurobank, National Bank of Greece and Piraeus Bank in relation to the existing facilities granted to Creta Farms AVEE by such banks, both jointly in the form of common bond loans as well as through bilateral credit facilities. This transaction involved, among others, the support to the banks on the analysis and implementation of available debt restructuring schemes as well as on a number of complex corporate law issues, including in relation to the corporate governance of Creta Farms AVEE (being also a listed entity in the AthEx), as well as the rights of the banks as creditors from a corporate law and an IP law perspective.
  • WPP Group in relation to the structure, alignment and governance of its Greek subsidiaries following the entry into force of the new Greek company law.
  • Digea, Bloomberg, ADAC, Hermes, Mcarthurglen, Zadig&Voltaire and other companies, on transactions, contracts and issues arising in the course of their day to day business.

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