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Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Zepos & Yannopoulos

The β€˜experienced’ team at Zepos & Yannopoulos is led by the β€˜outstanding’ Christina Papanikolopoulou, who recently joined from Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm (KG Law Firm). The team acted for the underwriters on the €2.04bn recapitalisation of Eurobank Ergasias, and advised the dealer managers on the concurrent liability management exercise (LME). Former team head Nicholas Kontizas recently left the firm.

Leading individuals

Christina Papanikolopoulou - Zepos & Yannopoulos

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Zepos & Yannopoulos

The β€˜top-quality’ team at Zepos & Yannopoulos combines β€˜experience’ with β€˜business and market knowledge’. It assisted General Electric with the acquisition of the renewable and grid business of Alstom, and advised K&G Med Marinas Management on the acquisition of 18.75% of Marina Zeas from Alpha Bank. Dimitris Zepos and Athina Skolarikou head the team.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Zepos & Yannopoulos

The β€˜outstanding’ team at Zepos & Yannopoulos is advising Hewlett Packard on a claim brought by a former distributor. Spirits International, DEPA and Nokia Networks are on its client roster. The team is headed by Nikos Christoforidis, and Spyridon Maratos, who leads on tax litigation. Constantine Sarantis is also noted.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Zepos & Yannopoulos

Clients of the team at Zepos & Yannopoulos include Protergia, L’OrΓ©al Hellas, Metro and Pearson Education. Emmanuel Mastromanolis heads the team.

Leading individuals

Emmanuel Mastromanolis - Zepos & Yannopoulos

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Zepos & Yannopoulos

The β€˜commercially aware’ department at Zepos & Yannopoulos advises multinational clients such as Jet2, Booking.com, Cisco and Blackrock. It advised Fosun International on employment matters relating to the international tender for the sale of its insurance subsidiaries. Rania Papakonstantinou heads the department.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Zepos & Yannopoulos

Zepos & Yannopoulos’ β€˜very well-organised’ team, which is led by Marina Kolia, advised Snam on the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project and the related regulatory framework. It also advised the Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy on the drafting of a new code for natural gas licences.

Leading individuals

Marina Kolia - Zepos & Yannopoulos

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 1

Zepos & Yannopoulos

Zepos & Yannopoulos is experienced in regulatory, contractual and M&A work. Its client roster includes names such as Swiss Life, AXA Greece, Ergo Life Hellas and Zurich Insurance. Takis Kakouris leads the team, and Anastasia Makri is also recommended.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Zepos & Yannopoulos

Zepos & Yannopoulos acts for clients such as Spirits International and Louis Vuitton. Senior associate Konstantinos Logaras heads the team. Sonia Melegou and Nikos Christoforidis are also noted.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Zepos & Yannopoulos

Zepos & Yannopoulos’s β€˜very responsive’ team advised Bank of Cyprus on a restructuring of securities over several real estate properties in Greece. Sonia Melegou β€˜understands the commercial needs of clients’, and Marina Allamani is recommended for tax-related advice.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Zepos & Yannopoulos

Zepos & Yannopoulos is experienced across technology, telecoms and data protection. Athina Skolarikou heads the TMT practice, while Takis Kakouris leads on data protection matters. GlaxoSmithKline, UPS, Microsoft and Novartis are notable clients.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Zepos & Yannopoulos

The β€˜outstanding’ team at Zepos & Yannopoulos, led by Yerassimos Yannopoulos, delivers β€˜comprehensive insights’ as well as β€˜timely responses’. Baxter, Chiquita, H&M and RΓ©my Cointreau are clients. Among the β€˜strong’ team, Maria Zoupa is experienced in tax compliance; the β€˜agile’ Marina Allamani leads on real estate tax; Alex Karopoulos is noted for VAT and indirect tax matters; Daphne Cozonis handles banking, finance and capital markets tax; Costas Kallideris leads on tax for private clients; and senior associate Elina Filippou heads the transfer pricing team.

Leading individuals

Yerassimos Yannopoulos - Zepos & Yannopoulos

Next generation lawyers

Elina Filippou - Zepos & Yannopoulos

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Greece

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Legal Developments by:
Zepos & Yannopoulos

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    The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (the Fund) launches a tender for the sale of the shares of the HELLENIC COMPANY FOR ROLLING STOCK MAINTENANCE S.A. (ROSCO)
    - Zepos & Yannopoulos

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