Our practice is one of the foremost in Greece. We advise all market participants on regulatory compliance, reporting requirements, licensing, data protection, commercial agreements, corporate transactions and disputes in these sectors.
a top-notch practice
The Legal 500 EMEA 2019
well-informed ... deep knowledge and experience ... full-service offering ... they can cover complex matters
Chambers Europe 2019
experts in the field of telecommunications ... always inform us of various changes in the regulations in a timely manner
Chambers Europe 2018
one of the best in Greece in the telecommunications field ... expert lawyers provide very good, responsive and clear advice
The Legal 500 EMEA 2018
source highlights the practitioners’ responsibility and devotion
Chambers Europe 2018
a corporate powerhouse with an impressive TMT department
Chambers Europe 2017
delivers detailed responses in a timely manner and stands out for its knowledge of the field and its client-friendly approach
The Legal 500 EMEA 2016
We advise BMW Hellas and BMW Austria Bank (Athens Branch) in relation to data protection issues, including GDPR compliance projects, as well as with regard to the contractual documents and privacy statements concerning BMW ConnectedDrive services.
We are providing advice to a global supplier of communications and data, such as virtual private networks (VPNs) and unified communications on the regulatory requirements for the provision of electronic communication services and/ or networks in Greece. In this respect, we have assisted the company with its registration under the general authorization regime before the National Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT).
We are advising the Greek subsidiary of a market leader in electric and electronic devices on data protection issues.
We advise Acun Media Turkey and Acun Media Greece on their TV production agreements with stations in Greece and their agreements with TV series participants and service providers in Greece and abroad, as well as in relation to consulting and sponsorship agreements, employment issues and GDPR data privacy compliance steps.
We provide ongoing legal support to a multinational provider of global voice origination services, operating under a general authorisation regime in Greece, in relation to the regulatory aspects of telecoms law and compliance with their licensing requirements to the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT).
We have advised an international VoIP provider (voice and messaging services provider from the cloud) with regard to its offering of electronic communications services such as VoIP services in the Greek market, including any licensing and notification requirements, as well as the applicable legal and regulatory framework to its voice services.
We advised a Japanese telecommunications company on its contemplated resale of mobile network access to automobile companies in Greece.
We advised a technology and business solutions global enterprise with respect to its privacy compliance project, in particular,by participating in, preparing and conducting a workshop on GDPR, local data privacy and e-Privacy matters.
Bernitsas Law advised CYTA Cyprus in their sale of CYTA Hellas SA to Vodafone-Panafon Hellenic Telecommunications Co. SA, with a transaction value of €118m.
We advised a multinational technology company active in the e-commerce marketplace on the regulatory framework governing network neutrality issues, such as a zero-rating policy intended to be launched by a local telecoms operator.
We advised a multinational automotive supplier in respect of data privacy issues relating to the recording of images from public spaces through test cameras operated on test vehicles for R&D purposes.
We advised an international software solutions manufacturer on domestic data protection and telecommunications law implications of the implementation of their customer data processing software solution by the local subsidiary of a European telecommunications provider.
We advised a leading owner, developer and manager of designer outlets on the provision of free Wi-Fi services in their mall in Greece.
We advised a leading international science company on the use of a marketing preference and communications management system from a US software provider and the transfer of the local subsidiary’s customers’ personal information to a data center in the US for marketing purposes.
We advised an international telecoms operator on the surveillance and censorship laws and regulations in place, on the classification of telecommunications networks as critical national infrastructure and on specific obligations arising under the local rules to ensure the security of the network infrastructure to which operators of telecoms networks must adhere.