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Jun 2017

Bernitsas Law advises on Metropolitan Hospital Group Acquisition

Bernitsas Law advised CVC Capital Partners (CVC) on the successful acquisition of the Metropolitan Hospital Group (Metropolitan) through a special purpose company controlled by CVC Fund VI. Under the terms of the acquisition, the current management of Metropolitan will remain significant minority shareholders in the Group. The Metropolitan is of the largest private hospitals in […]

Jun 2017

Bernitsas Law advises on Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB Pipeline)

We are advising the joint venture company ICGB AD on the development of the Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB Pipeline), which will provide a direct link between the national natural gas systems of Greece and Bulgaria with an entry point in the vicinity of Komotini and an exit point in the vicinity of Stara Zagora. The […]

Jun 2017

Sponsorship of Ghika – Craxton – Leigh Fermor Charmed Lives in Greece Exhibition

Bernitsas Law sponsors the Ghika – Craxton – Leigh Fermor Charmed Lives in Greece Exhibition at the Benaki Museum between June and September 2017. The exhibition presents the friendship of three significant figures, the artists Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika (1906-1994) and John Craxton (1922-2009) and the writer Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011), from the early years of their acquaintance […]

Jun 2017

May 2017 Monthly Tax Briefing

Greece signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (MLI) and the EU Council adopted Directive (ATAD II) amending the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (EU Directive 2016/1164 – ATAD) as regards hybrid mismatches with third countries and EU Directive 2015/2376 on Mandatory Automatic Exchange of Information was […]

May 2017

May 2017 Data Privacy Briefing: Special Edition

Changes in the Data Privacy Legislation: The General Data Protection Regulation adopted on 27 April 2016 extends the scope of application of the EU data privacy rules, enhances individuals’ rights to give them more control over their data, introduces a one-stop-shop mechanism for businesses throughout the EU and reduces bureaucracy. It will become effective on […]

May 2017

Bernitsas Law advises Alpha Bank on Joint Venture with Centerbridge Partners

We have been advising Alpha Bank on their innovative joint venture with Centerbridge Partners for the establishment and operation of an innovative integrated servicing platform for non-performing bank loans in the Greek market. This is the first licensed servicing company under the very recent Greek legislative and regulatory framework on servicing and transfers of NPLs and […]

Apr 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Greece at the IFLR European Awards 2017

Bernitsas Law has won the prestigious Law Firm of the Year: Greece Award at the 18th International Financial Law Review Annual European Awards, the winners of which were announced at a ceremony in London on Thursday 20th April, 2017. The IFLR is the market-leading financial law publication for lawyers in financial institutions, corporates and private […]

Apr 2017

Chambers Greece Law Firm of the Year Award 2017

Bernitsas Law has won Greece Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Europe Awards 2017, the winners of which were announced at the awards ceremony in London on Friday 7th April, 2017. This recognition of the Firm’s transactional, advisory and litigation work reinforces Bernitsas Law’s leading position in the Greek market. The annual Chambers […]

Apr 2017

Top Tier recognition in the Legal 500 EMEA 2017

Bernitsas is consistently ranked in the Top Tier by The Legal 500 EMEA 2017. Bernitsas Law brings ‘creative and viable solutions to difficult issues’. Banking, Finance & Capital Markets The ‘impressive’ team at Bernitsas Law is ‘top notch‘ for banking, finance and capital markets work. Banking and finance head Athanasia Tsene is ‘outstanding’ and capital […]