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54 VASILISSIS SOPHIAS AVENUE, 115 28 ATHENS, GREECE
Tel:
Work +30 210 725 7614
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Fax +30 210 729 7610
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www.metaxopouloslaw.gr

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Vivian Vassilopoulou

Tel:
Work +302107257614
Email:
A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm

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Corporate / Commercial, Competition, Tax, Labour Law

Position

She specializes in European Community Law, Tax and stock exchange law, financing, banking law, insurance law, company law, mergers and corporate spin-offs, foreign investments law.

Career

1/2008- today: Partner in A & K Metaxopoulos & Associates Law Firm 7/2004– 12/2007: Senior Associate lawyer in A&K Metaxopoulos & Associates Law Firm, Athens, Greece Areas of specialization: Commercial & Corporate Law: Everyday corporate assistance to two societes anonymes (one major rent a car company and one multinational record company), negotiation and drafting of contracts (e.g. license, distribution contracts), incorporation of companies, mergers & acquisitions, competition, legal due diligence of companies; Tax law: Consulting of both private clients and companies on fiscal issues, transfer pricing, consulting on cross border taxation issues (parent – subsidiaries, avoidance of double taxation), representation before court on legal actions against penalties imposed by fiscal authorities; Recommended legal expert on tax in Greece by European Legal Experts edition; IP&IT Law: consulting of media and record companies, consulting on IT issues and personal data protection; Litigation: negotiations for out of court settlements, representation before court on civil and commercial law cases; Recommended legal expert on litigation & arbitration in Greece by European Legal Experts edition 1/2001–7/2004: Associate lawyer in PI Partners (law firm associated with Ernst & Young), Athens, Greece. Areas of specialization: Capital markets law: compliance with stock exchange regulations, IPOs, general advice to listed companies, negotiation and drafting of underwriting agreements; Commercial & Corporate Law; Group restructurings on a national and international basis, Contracts: negotiation and drafting of distribution and franchising contracts, legal due diligence, everyday corporate advice to companies; Tax law:Tax restructuring and advice on various fiscal issues

Languages

English, French fluently and also German, Spanish and Italian

Member

Athens Bar Association

Education

She is a LL.M graduate in International and Community Law, Faculty of Law, Athens University (2000) as well as a DEA graduate in European Community Law, University Aix-Marseille III (2000). She has been practicing law since 2001. She has been a member of “A. & K. Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm” since 2004 as a senior associate and in 2008 she became a partner of the firm. The Tax Directors Handbook praises her for her experience in Tax Law and in 2013 she was listed in “Best Lawyers” in Mergers and Acquisitions Law.


Greece

Tax

Within: Tax

Vivian Vassilopoulou heads the team at A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm, which recently advised a client in the audiovisual industry on a dispute with the Greek tax authorities.

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