Greece: Business Outlook
A Sea of Opportunities: As a member of the EU and the Eurozone, Greece offers access to high-growth and emerging regional markets, being an excellent gateway to millions of consumers in Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean.
A short Q&A guide to everything you need to know about trademark registration. What is Trademark? Why register a trademark? What is the registration procedure?
E-shop: Bulletproof your business
The retail companies operating e-shops, especially the ones with cross-border transactions, should take in due consideration the regulatory and requirements in the national and European market. Andersen Legal summarizes the needs and offers the solutions to support the initiative of online retailers.
New Employment Law - 4808/2021
The main provisions of the new employment law No. 4808/2021, as adopted by the Greek Parliament. New measures for elimination of violence and harassment in the workplace, flexible working arrangements for parents, digital employment card etc. (Greek Edition)
Start a Start-up
Start-up companies are the new form of entrepreneurship of the last decade, which brought significant changes in business events, attracting an ever-increasing number of ambitious people to engage in it. But, what makes a start-up successful? When is the right time to start a start up? What are the first steps you should follow?
Fintech: An Overview
FinΤech Services are already popular among customers and every year an increasing number of people across the world is using them. The purpose of this white paper is to provide relevant information with regards to FinTech regulations, services and our proposed solution and approach.
Over the last ten years, you may have become familiar with blockchain, the record-keeping technology behind bitcoin. Due to the noise generated by Bitcoin, most people identify blockchain with its application in electronic monetary transactions.
But it is much more than that.
Online Gambling Market in Greece
Due to the rapid development of internet infrastructure and mobile applications the online gambling market revenue in Greece boomed during the last five years. Learn more about the market in numbers, the legal framework and brief information on regulatory compliance.
The Interviews Series, Episode #2
Mr. Harry Eliopoulos, Cybersecurity Entrepreneur
16 April, 2023
In this episode, the journalist Nektarios Notis talks with Mr. Harry Eliopoulos, Cyber Security Entrepreneur, about the need for a cybersecurity strategy that companies of all sizes should adopt to protect their business and customers’ data from growing threats.
The Interviews Series, Episode #1
Mr. Leonidas Christopoulos, Secretary General of Digital Governance
Oct 12, 2022
In this episode, the journalist Nektarios Notis talks with the Secretary General of Digital Governance, Mr. Leonidas Christopoulos about the digital transformation of the public sector and the businesses themselves. What are the changes that the digitization of processes has brought, what are the priorities for the near future, and how the businesses will be benefited from them?
L. 4926/2022: Modernization of Shipping Companies of Pleasure Boats
June 29, 2022
On episode 11 of the Andersen Legal podcast series, our associate Evgenia Apostolopoulou is providing a brief presentation of the main changes – innovations of the new law, especially with regard to the NEPA’s corporate organization.
Law 4706/2020: Corporate Governance Reform – BoD Committees
Feb 15, 2022
On episode 10 of the Andersen Legal podcast series, our associate Rania Koliouli will refer to BoD Committees and their responsibilities.
Law 4706/2020: Corporate Governance Reform - Board of Directors
Oct 06, 2021
On episode 9 of the Andersen Legal podcast series, our associate Evgenia Apostolopoulou will refer to and focus on the recent legislative developments with regard to the organization and the composition of the Board of Directors.
New Employment Law: Significant Reforms
Sep 14, 2021
On episode 8 of the Andersen Legal podcast series, our associate Sofia Kokkinara analyzes and explains the basic pillars of the new law that can be summarized in 5 main categories.
Related Parties Transactions: An Overview
Jun 3, 2021
On Episode 7 of the Andersen Legal Podcast, Dimitra Gkanatsiou, Head of Corporate & Commercial and Andriani Tzamarou, Associate are providing an overview of the “Related Parties Transactions”.
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Apr 1, 2021
On episode 6, our associates Sofia Kokkinara and Panagiota Papageorgiou explain what is considered as sexual harassment at work, its impact, as well as the current legal framework in Greece.
Start a Start-up - Your Day One
Feb 19, 2021
On Episode 5, our managing partner a Theodore Pistiolis is providing a brief guide with the first essential questions that you need to answer before making any action.
An overview of the online gambling market in Greece
Nov 9, 2020
On Episode 4 of the Andersen Legal Podcast, our associate Simeon Kretsis is providing an overview of the online gambling market in Greece.
FinTech basics: An introduction to Financial Technology
Oct 5, 2020
On Episode 3 our Partner Katerina Simopoulou is explaining FinTech and the FinTech opportunities to boost the financial market as well as the necessary steps towards FinTech product implementation and FinTech services
Schrems II Decision: How EU-US data transfers are affected
Sep 8, 2020
On episode 2 of the Andersen Legal Podcast, our associate Simeon Kretsis discusses with Katerina Kotika the “SCHREMS II” decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union, and how EU-US data transfers are affected.
CCTV Use: How to prepare and comply with Greek DPA’s new requirements
Jul 24, 2020
On Episode 1 of the Andersen Legal Podcast, our associate Simeon Kretsis is referring to the new Guidelines of Greek Data Protection Authority on processing of personal data through CCTV System.
European Corporate Insights - The EU Supply Chain Act
The proposed EU Supply Chain Act, also known as CS3D, mandates that companies within the EU must take comprehensive measures to address social & environmental impacts throughout their entire supply chain. This edition focuses on key topics like human rights compliance, and responsible corporate governance practices to drive a more sustainable global economy.
A guide to enforcing foreign court judgments across various Jurisdictions - Newsletter | July 2023 Edition
In this guide, lawyers from various European jurisdictions provide a practical overview of the requirements that must be satisfied and of the steps that need to be undertaken to seek the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.
The Legal 500" Data Protection & Cyber Security Comparative Guide 2023 for Greece.
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Data Protection & Cyber Security laws and regulations applicable in Greece.
Global Mobility Guide
Our team of advisors from several European countries is dedicated to supporting the tax needs of national and international companies and their globally mobile workforce. Our comprehensive approach covers financial visibility, policy and compensation design, tax and corporate issues, proactive mobility planning, immigration & labor law, accompanying all stages of the global mobility cycle.
The Legal 500" Employment & Labour Law Comparative Guide 2023 for Greece
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Employment & Labour Law laws and regulations applicable in Greece.
Beyond the Hype: Real-World Applications of AI
AI is no longer a futuristic concept. Healthcare, banking, and manufacturing are just a few of the industries that have used AI. Only a small portion of AI’s vast potential has even begun to be explored. The insight highlights the importance of AI and how it is transforming the way we work and live.
European Guide to Support Employers - Remote Work in Europe
Much has changed in the last two years, not only in the job market but also in the legislation of individual countries. This publication seeks to shed greater light on the legal solutions currently implemented in 29 European countries, from the types of telework and the procedures for its implementation, through the obligations imposed on employers and the rights of employees to aspects of liability.
European Corporate Insights - M&A Opportunities in the Energy Sector
The Energy Sector has been one of the main players in the field of M&A in recent years due to the growing interest in renewable energies. The new edition of our magazine provides a comprehensive analysis of 15 European countries, addressing transaction trends in this sector and the regulatory and tax measures adopted by each country.
R&D Incentives Reference Guide
Activities related to research, development, and innovation (R&D&I) are crucial for enterprises. This guide is intended to provide simple access to relevant information on research and development definitions and R&D tax incentives in the covered countries.
The M&A market in Europe: 2022 and expectations
As the year comes to an end, our M&A experts analyze key insights and factors that influenced the M&A market and that will continue to impact next year’s predictions. To learn more on how the M&A market in Europe exceeded all expectations this 2021, read the article below.
Real Estate in Europe: Brochure
The brochure highlights Andersen’s experience, market knowledge, willingness to provide services, ability to read clients, and what they want economically, speed, integrated working, and deep industry networking.
Investment Guide: Business Incentives & Tax Credits in Africa
This handbook serves as a guide to investors and provides the information necessary to identify and leverage opportunities to benefit from available incentives in African countries.
Litigation & Arbitration Brochure
At Andersen, we represent clients before all courts and administrative authorities across Europe. From the onset of a dispute, all the way to resolution, we assist our clients in making well-informed decisions.
European Corporate Insights Magazine: Doing Business in Uncertain Times
New edition of Andersen´s European Corporate Insights, addressing how uncertain times caused by the pandemic, the war in Ukraine, energy price hikes, among others, are impacting the transactions in each jurisdiction and affect companies with multinational activities, especially those doing business in Europe.
Whistleblower Protection: Employment Newsletter
On December 16th, 2019, the EU Whistleblower Directive 2019/1937 into force. The directive aims to introduce a uniform minimum EU-wide protection for so called whistleblowers and to improve the detection of violations of European law. In this new edition of the Andersen Employment newsletter we address what employers and employees will have to observe in the future.
European Corporate Insights: European Sandboxes
The FinTech ecosystem has recently introduced new players and innovative business models which involve new and different challenges for the financial system such as the regulatory Sandbox. The new edition of our European Corporate Insights Magazine, in this occasion focused in the Banking & Finance industry, has an overview of the regulatory sandbox in different European jurisdictions.
M&A in Europe
The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market in Europe has reached a historic record in 2021, having undergone
a major growth particularly after the crisis caused by COVID-19. M&A activity in 2021 has surpassed the volume generated in 2017, and is expected to continue increasing.
The Resilience and Recovery Guide
One of the hot topics the European Union is dealing with is the establishment and operation of a special new fund and program, the so-called Recovery and Resilience Facility (“RRF”). In response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, EU leaders have agreed to launch this special comprehensive package to be the largest stimulus batch ever financed through EU Budget.
European Corporate Insights - ESG
The new edition of our the European Corporate Insights Magazine has an overview of the specific ESG guidelines in different European jurisdictions, any ESG benchmark companies have to adapt to if they want to attract investors, and any impact ESG criteria has on investment decisions and transaction structuring.
Limited Liability Companies in Europe
A new Andersen Guide with an overview on Limited Liability Companies in Europe, its formation and incorporation procedures with a dedicated section for each of the European countries.
How to finance M&A transactions in different European countries
The 3rd edition of European Corporate Legal Insights, the magazine published by Andersen’s Corporate Legal Service Line in Europe, has an overview of different European countries, summarizing the different ways to finance, the possibility to issue bonds by private companies, incentives and benefits, and deduction of interest expenses in M&A transactions
European Guide on Dismissals
Even though European countries are regulated with the same principles, the considerable differences between one country and another make sometimes difficult for multinational companies to have an overview of how
terminations work in different jurisdictions.
The Legal 500" Data Protection & Cyber Security Comparative Guide 2021 for Greece.
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Data Protection & Cyber Security laws and regulations applicable in Greece.
Applicable Law to Distribution Agreements in the different European countries
The second edition of European Corporate Legal Insights, the magazine published by Andersen’s Corporate Legal Service Line in Europe, analyzes all of these issues to be taken into account in distribution agreements in different European countries.
U.S.A & English Law Advisory Services Brochure
Our USA & English law Solution offers a full range of business-related legal services for clients with cross-border commercial activities within any industry. Our team of English and USA qualified legal professionals is ready to effectively represent you in a wide range of transactions with a USA or English law element, from Athens and at a reasonable cost.
Banking, Finance & Capital Markets Practice Presentation
The Banking, Finance & Capital Markets practice is under a process of a radical reform and our promise is to actively support our clients’ sustainable growth on the field. We commit to deliver results in accordance with our firm’s standards and values.
The Andersen Legal Briefing Vol.3 - The Metaverse Issue
Our team of experts provides insightful analysis and commentary on the legal challenges and opportunities that arise in the metaverse. Don’t miss out on this essential resource for anyone interested in the legal aspects of virtual reality, artificial intelligence and online communities. Start exploring the metaverse from a legal perspective!
The Andersen Legal Briefing Vol.2
This is the second issue of our magazine. In this issue, the managing partner of Andersen Legal, Anastasios Triantafyllos talks about the legislative reforms and the impact of technological developments on the labor market.
The Andersen Legal Briefing Vol.1
This is the first issue of the Andersen Legal Magazine. The Andersen Legal Briefing reflects our efforts to stay close to our clients and help them achieve their goals in an ever-changing and demanding environment.
EU Employment Newsletter: FAQs Vaccines
The European Employment Practice of Andersen has prepared this Newsletter with relevant information for employers regarding the vaccination. This document provides an overview of 21 countries covering the most common questions on this regard that employers have.
EU Employment Newsletter: FAQs Immune Certificate
The European Employment Practice of Andersen has prepared this Newsletter with relevant information for employers regarding the vaccination certificate. This document provides an overview of 21 countries covering the most common questions on this regard that employers have.
European Guide on Teleworking
The global spread of Covid-19 is forcing employers worldwide to introduce teleworking. The European Employment Group of Andersen have developed a practice guide that provides employers with important information on the introduction and implementation of telework in the individual European countries.
EU Employment Newsletter: FAQs Vaccines
Andersen Global and its European Employment Practice, has prepared this edition of the Newsletter with an overview of the requirements and obligations that employers have regarding the Vaccine. The newsletter provides an overview of 20 countries covering the most common questions regarding vaccination.
Covid-19 Impact Debt Restructuring & Insolvency
Andersen European Service Line Restructuring and Insolvency, has prepared this guide to provide an insight into legal solutions adopted by selected European states in a response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the context of insolvency and restructuring procedures.
European Restrictions on Foreign Investment Due to the COVID-19 Crisis
European Corporate Legal Insights devotes its main section to analysing the measures adopted by the different countries due to COVID-19 crisis