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Tsibanoulis & Partners

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Athens, Piraeus

Dr Dimitris Tsibanoulis

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Tsibanoulis & Partners

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Managing Partner of the Firm


Practice areas: Banking and Finance; Securities; Investments; Corporate/ M&A; Privatisation; EU Law; Public Procurement.


Admitted 1983, Athens, Supreme Court. Legal Advisor to the Deputy Minister for National Economy in Greece (1988); the Bank of Greece, since 1989; the Chairman of the Athens Stock Exchange for the establishment of the Athens Derivatives Exchange and its privatisation (1994-1996); the Government of Cyprus for the harmonisation with the European Legislation and the modernization of the Cypriot Capital Market Law, chairing the Committee for the drafting of the Parliamentary Acts on Capital Markets Legislation (2000-2004); the Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority for the drafting of the new Law on Corporate and Municipal Bonds through the EBRD. Since 2000 he teaches Financial Services Law at the ALBA Graduate Business School.


English, German, French, Greek (mother tongue).


of the European Financial Market Lawyers Group (EFMLG), operating under the auspices of the ECB (European Central Bank), since 1999; of the EU-Clearing and Settlement, Legal Certainty Group (European Commission, DG XV), since 2005; of the Payment Systems Government Expert Group (European Commission, DG XV) (1999 ‚Äď 2005); of the Board of Directors of KEPE (Center of Planning and Economic Research) (1995-2001); of the Board of Directors of Hellenic European Law Association (FIDE-Greece); of the Board of Directors of European Society for Banking and Financial Law (AEDBF) since 2003; of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Deposit & Investment Guarantee Fund, since 2009. He has been a member of various legislative Groups advising on the drafting of Greek Banking and Securities Laws (since 1988); he also participated in several legal groups in the EMI, the ECB and the European Commission advising on matters pertaining to the regulation of Banking and Financial Markets and to payment and securities settlement systems in the EU (since 1992).


University of Athens (Law Degree, 1980); University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Ph.D., 1986). Recipient of Scholarship from the DAAD for research at the Institute of Banking Law of the University of Frankfurt am Main, 1981-1984; Assistant, Institute of Transport Law, University of Frankfurt am Main and at the Max-Planck-Institute, Department of History of Law 1985-1987.


Banking, finance and capital markets

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Dimitris Tsibanoulis - Tsibanoulis & Partners

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Tsibanoulis & Partners has an excellent pedigree in regulatory, capital markets and finance work, where it regularly represents public sector bodies and financial institutions. Dimitris Tsibanoulis leads the five-partner team, which includes Anna Apostolaki and Marina Perraki. The team recently advised Attica Bank on the special liquidation of three debtors in the health sector. It also advised BNP Paribas on securities clearing and settlement issues linked to the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR).

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The experienced team at Tsibanoulis & Partners is 'always quick to respond, and searches for what is best for the client'. The firm recently advised Athens International Airport on the extension of its concession agreement with HRADF. Managing partner Dimitris Tsibanoulis is backed up by a high-quality team which includes Anna Apostolaki and the 'very dedicated' Aristidis Goulandris. Other clients include HRG Greece, the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations and Aegean Baltic Bank.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Tsibanoulis & Partners is a trusted choice for domestic and international clients seeking representation across the full spectrum of disputes. Dimitris Tsibanoulis's team acts for, among others, Bayer Hellas, Attica Bank, Superdry and Piraeus Bank.

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