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280 KIFISSIAS AVE, HALANDRI, 152 32 ATHENS, GREECE
Tel:
Work +30 210 696 7000
Fax:
Fax +30 210 699 4640
Email:
Web:
www.zeya.com
Zepos & Yannopoulos, Alexios Karopoulos, Athens, GREECE

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Alexios Karopoulos

Tel:
Work +30 210 6967000
Email:
Web:
www.zeya.com
Zepos & Yannopoulos

Work Department

Indirect tax, Corporate tax

Position

Alex Karopoulos is a partner of our tax practice. He was admitted to the Athens Bar in 1999 and joined our firm in 2001.

Alex focuses on VAT and other indirect taxes, including insurance premium tax, stamp duty and customs duties. He has extensive experience in advising on the indirect tax treatment of a broad range of cross-border and local transactions carried out by multinational companies in the course of their business. He regularly advises international and domestic clients on the indirect tax aspects of corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions. He supports clients on VAT issues raised in the context of tax audits and VAT refunds and litigates before administrative courts on assessments of VAT and rejections of refund claims by the tax authorities. He advises on issues related to the VAT registration of foreign companies performing taxable transactions in Greece.

Alex advises multinational clients across most industries, including financial and insurance services, real estate, public procurement, energy, IT, aviation, travel, retail and direct sales.

Languages

Greek and English

Education

University of Athens, Faculty of Law (LL.B 1996) Law School of Bristol University (LL.M in European Law 1997) Athens University of Economics and Business (PG Cert. Tax Law 2001)


Greece

Tax

Within: Tax

Zepos & Yannopoulos provides 'top-level industry expertise on all tax-related matters, from strategic views all the way to the detailed items'. The 'extremely professional, responsive and, most importantly, knowledgeable' lawyers 'take complex situations and simplify them to enable business decision making'. The highly-esteemed Yerassimos Yannopoulos leads the team, which includes real estate tax expert Marina Allamani, banking expert Daphne Cozonis, compliance and corporate specialist Maria Zoupa, and Alexios Karopoulos for indirect tax and VAT. The firm also advises private clients: Costas Kallideris is recommended in this space.

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