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15 VOUKOURESTIOU STREET, KOLONAKI, 106 71 ATHENS, GREECE
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Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Moratis Passas Law Firm

Moratis Passas Law Firm¬†is extremely well-respected in areas such as structured finance, syndicated loans, high-yield debt and capital markets. The team is jointly led by name partner Dimitris Passas¬†and Vassilis Saliaris.¬†Recently the practice advised Morgan Stanley on a $100m syndicated loan to Navios South American Logistics. ¬†Another highlight was advising Credit Suisse Securities as lead manager on a ‚ā¨500m covered bond issue by Piraeus Bank, under its ‚ā¨10bn Residential Mortgage Loans Covered Bond Programme. Other key clients include Barclays, HSBC, Eurobank and Citibank.¬†George Moratis¬†is also active in this area.

Leading individuals

Dimitris Passas - Moratis Passas Law Firm

Next Generation Partners

Vassilis Saliaris - Moratis Passas Law Firm

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Moratis Passas Law Firm

Moratis Passas Law Firm has a good reputation for complex corporate finance and securities work. Recently it advised HSBC Bank on the transfer of its Greek business to a subsidiary of HSBC France in order to comply with British ring-fencing rules. Dimitris Passas leads the well-regarded team.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Moratis Passas Law Firm

Moratis Passas Law Firm is regularly instructed on complex banking and financial services related disputes. Recently, it advised EFKA, the Social Security and Pension Fund, on a dispute with Bank of Greece regarding the loss of EFKA assets for which the bank was a custodian. Practice heads Dimitris Passas and Nikos Syrmas are recommended.

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Shipping finance
Shipping finance - ranked: tier 3

Moratis Passas Law Firm

Moratis Passas Law Firm is a popular choice among lenders, and in particular is close to Morgan Stanley, which it recently advised as arranger on a $100m loan to Navios South American Logistics. George Moratis is the main contact.

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