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Dr Stefanos Charaktiniotis

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Zepos & Yannopoulos

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Corporate, Commercial, Competition/ Anti-trust, Mergers & Acquisitions, Bankruptcy




Stefanos Charaktiniotis is a partner of our corporate commercial practice. He was admitted to the Athens Bar in 2003 and joined our firm in 2005.

Stefanos focuses on corporate, commercial, competition and M&A law. He has experience in antitrust practice, advising businesses operating in Greece through local subsidiaries or distributors on their compliance with antitrust specifications of EU and Greek antitrust law. Stefanos has also an extensive experience on M&A, cross border corporate transactional work, corporate restructuring, and financing projects. He is also engaged in carrying out legal due diligences, drafting and negotiating share purchase and ancillary agreements and undertakes all formalities required for the implementation of acquisitions. Stefanos acts also for technology companies, their investors and management on M&A, private equity and other corporate transactions.

Stefanos is admitted before the Supreme Court and works in Greek, English German and French

Stefanos is Lecturer at the University of Aegean teaching M&A and corporate law.


Greek, English, German and French


University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Law (LL.B.)
University of Trier, Germany (LL.M., Competition Law, 2002)
University of Trier, Germany (Ph.D., Competition Law, 2005)


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Zepos & Yannopoulos¬†has a multi-disciplinary practice active in major cross-border deals. The firm's tax practice gives it a particular edge when it comes to structuring complex transactions, both for Greek and international clients. The firm was recently involved in a major multi-million Euro takeover in the financial services sector.¬†Athina Skolarikou¬†and¬†Dr Stefanos Charaktiniotis¬†jointly lead the team, which acts for among others L'Or√©al, Daimler, Mondelńďz, Uber, Thomas Cook, and Fraport.

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EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Zepos & Yannopoulos is well-respected in the market for its 'great knowledge of EU regulations' and handles all aspects of competition law at domestic and European levels. Emmanuel Mastromanolis' team, which also includes Stefanos Charaktiniotis, has been involved in several significant cases in the power, food, brewing, and manufacturing sectors.

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Greece: Merger Control (3rd edition)

October 2018. By Dr Stefanos Charaktiniotis

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to merger control laws and regulations that may occur in Greece . It will cover jurisdictional thresholds, the substantive test, process, remedies, penalties, appeals as well as the author's view on planned future reforms of the merger control regime. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Merger Control. [Continue Reading]

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