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Work +30 210 361 5395
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Fax +30 210 364 0805
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www.bernitsaslaw.com
Bernitsas Law, Fotodotis Malamas, Athens, GREECE

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Fotodotis Malamas

Tel:
Work +30 210 3615395
Email:
Web:
www.bernitsaslaw.com
Bernitsas Law

Work Department

Tax

Position

Fotodotis is an associate at the Firm, which he joined in 2014. He is specialised in advising businesses on tax efficient structures, liability to all forms of direct and indirect taxes, reporting and compliance, and in conducting tax due diligence reviews.

Fotodotis has extensive experience in advising on individual and family tax matters, in particular on lifetime and post death tax planning and the tax aspects arising from the management of private and corporate wealth. He also advises on the tax considerations affecting corporate transactions and commercial agreements, including mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures and distribution agreements, with a focus on compliance issues, the distribution and capitalisation of reserves and legislation offering tax incentives. Fotodotis represents clients before the Dispute Resolution Directorate and the administrative courts in relation to disputed liability cases.

Fotodotis teaches a postgraduate course on Tax Law at the Athens University of Economics and Business. Prior to joining the Firm, Fotodotis worked as a tax consultant with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young and was acting head of the Tax Department of Heracles Cement & Concrete Group, a member of the Lafarge Group. He has been extensively published in tax and financial journals and is author of Taxation of Non-Profit Organisations, 1st (2012) and 2nd (2016) editions and contributing author to Code for Tax Procedures: Interpretation and Accounting Issues 2016, both published by Nomiki Vivliothiki.

Career

Piraeus Bar, 1995; Piraeus Court of Appeals, 2014.

Languages

Greek, English and French.

Member

International Fiscal Association; Association of Tax Law.

Education

Degree in Law (Hons), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; LLM in Commercial Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens; MBA in Finance, Escem-Ecole Supérieur de Commerce et de Management; Tax Law Certificate, Vocational Training Center of the Economic University of Athens; Computer Programming Certificate, Doxiades Study Centre; IFRS Certificate, Association of International Accountants (AIA).


Greece

Tax

Within: Tax

Clients rate the 'motivated, committed, responsive and value for money' team at Bernitsas Law. The group handles a good mix of advisory and contentious work, including customs claims and transaction-structuring advice. Panayotis Bernitsas leads the team, and the 'excellent' Fotodotis Malamas is 'always up-to-date with the latest developments of Greek tax law'.

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