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Jul 2017

Bernitsas Law advises on Hellenic Petroleum Finance Notes Issue

Bernitsas Law acted as Greek counsel to Hellenic Petroleum (HP) and Hellenic Petroleum Finance Plc (HPF) in connection with the offering of €74.5 million principal amount of new notes issued by HPF and guaranteed by HP to institutional investors, including the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, […]

Jul 2017

European Investment Summit Greece and Cyprus 2017

Bernitsas Law is a sponsor of the European Investment Summit 2017 Greece & Cyprus, which takes place on 11-12 October 2017 in Athens, organised by DDC Financial Group. Athanasia Tsene is a member of the panel discussing the Latest Developments in the Legal Framework on NPLs, including how the NPL legal framework has evolved in Greece, current […]

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

April 2017 Monthly Tax Briefing

Ministerial Circulars issued provide guidelines on corporate restructurings, tax residence certificates filed by UK tax residents for income derived in Greece and the implementation of an EU Court Judgement relating to the pharmaceutical industry. The Independent Authority for Public Revenue (ΑΑΔΕ) issued a Decision on the implementation of the Mutual Agreement Procedure and the Greek […]