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.
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
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 an international provider of unified communications for business customers in relation to the local telecoms regulatory obligations applicable to their services, including authorisation requirements and establishment obligations.
We advise Acun Media Turkey and Acun Media Greece on the drafting, negotiating and execution of TV production agreements with stations in Greece and agreements with TV series participants and services providers in Greece and abroad, as well as consulting and sponsorship agreements, employment issues and GDPR compliance.
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.
We have 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 a foreign financial institution on the legal and regulatory framework and compliance risks associated with their use of a web-based online platform for corporate clients.
We advised an international mobile data solution provider on the regulatory requirements for mobile service providers, including identification obligations imposed on holders and users of mobile telephone equipment and services.
We have provided training to the international multi-media business of a multinational mass media corporation on the application of the local data protection and privacy principles in the context of mobile apps and websites, covering topics such as privacy policies, obtaining consent, data analysis, cookies, the right to be forgotten, privacy by design and the rules applicable to dealing with children online.
We have advised a leading international information technology producer on the data protection issues arising in the context of a major restructuring carried out at a worldwide level.
We advised a global market leader in metering solutions with respect to the external supply of cloud computing services and the resulting contractual arrangements.
We advised an international information and communications provider with an expanding market presence in drafting a report and market entry survey of compliance of their local business activities with Greek law, including in the area of telecommunications, technology and data privacy.
We advised an international health information technology provider in relation to issues and solutions arising from the transfer of personal data outside the EEA within the context of public procurement procedures.
We are advising the Greek subsidiary of a market leader in electric and electronic devices on data protection issues, including drafting and updating the required notifications to the Hellenic Data Protection Authority (HDPA), advising on the transfer of personal data outside the EEA, reviewing the relevant data transfer agreements, advising on employee monitoring and assisting on the drafting of data protection policies and privacy statements.
We advised a car manufacturer on the data protection and censorship rules applicable to the provision of a free Wi-Fi service to its partners and customers.
We advised a leading Greek private investment group on its planned participation in the tender for the operation of Video-Lottery Terminals (VLTs) as concessionaire, including regulatory advice and assistance in the negotiation of agreements with its prospective business partners. We went on to advise the group in its capacity as a member of the consortium awarded the State’s stake in the Organisation of Prognostics of Football Games (OPAP) on media sponsorship agreements and advertising restrictions under the current gaming laws.
We advise a multinational telecommunications operator on an ongoing basis in relation to the regulatory aspects of telecoms law and compliance with their licensing requirements to the National Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT).
We advised an international telecoms company in relation to the implementation of a security policy for the purposes of safeguarding communication privacy required by the Hellenic Authority for Communication Security and Privacy (ADAE).