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.
perfect choice for clients seeking fast help, accurate insights and comprehensive explanations … always ready to help when some kind of unexpected difficulties are faced
The Legal 500 EMEA 2020
we always get very comprehensive answers almost instantly ... the lawyers are very highly skilled, and are able to analyse any situation and apply their knowledge to help clients
Chambers Europe 2020
remind us our annual obligations in advance so we could plan our mutual co-operation filling and managing the documentations and tasks more efficiently ... we definitely recommend this firm
The Legal 500 EMEA 2020
one of their main advantages compared with the other law firms is that they always accomplish their tasks in a timely manner (regardless of any situations), so we can be sure that we will not have to wait and that we will always make our submissions to the respective authorities on time
The Legal 500 EMEA 2020
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 act for Vodafone in connection with the installation of a submarine cable system for the interconnection of ten islands in Greece, including submarine cable and terrestrial fibre optic systems and telecommunications equipment.
We advise a global telecoms provider of voice and messaging services from the cloud to businesses with regard to legal and regulatory requirements for the provision of VoIP services under Greek telecoms rules, including its annual reporting and other licensing obligations connected with company’s provision of numbering services in the Greek telecoms market.
We are advising a global mobile consultancy and leading provider of mobile messaging solutions on the provision of multimedia information services (MIS) in the Greek telecoms market under the company’s general license, including representing the company in proceedings before the National Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT) and on appeal before the Greek administrative courts.
We advise an international e-commerce company specialized in online travel in connection with the ongoing ex officio investigation of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority in the online and e-commerce sectors, including providing advice on e-privacy related matters, such as marketing communication and cookies.
We advise BMW Hellas and BMW Austria Bank (Athens Branch) in relation to data protection and retention issues and processing agreements, including GDPR compliance projects, updating employee privacy policies, e-privacy related matters, call recording, CCTV and cookies and 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, including employee and CCTV related issues, the update of data protection policies and privacy statements, its GDPR compliance exercise and in relation to social media monitoring under data privacy rules as part of their marketing strategy.
We advise Acun Medya Turkey and Acun Medya 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, advertising 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 annual licensing and reporting requirements to the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT), including specific reporting on issues such as the provision of numbering services.
We advised a leading private equity infrastructure investment firm on the regulatory regime for retail fixed networks and 5G deployment in the context of potential investments in Greece.
We advised an oil and gas producer in relation to the regulatory requirements arising from the potential development and exploitation of a fiber optics system installed as part of the Greek section of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline.
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.