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A.M. Nomikos Transworld Maritime Agencies

A.M. Nomikos operates a commercial, corporate and ship management service for ship owning entities. The company employs approximately 1,000 staff worldwide on land and sea based operations. The head office and central management is located in Athens with commercial activities situated in London. A.M. Nomikos was established in Greece in 1958 by Anastasios Nomikos and …

adidas

A compact but highly skilled and motivated group, adidas’ Greece-based legal team is an integrated and highly successful component of the major sportswear group’s global legal and compliance function. Recently, the team has been heavily involved in internal innovation within the legal function through the adoption of new technology which has driven speed and efficiency …

Aegean Airlines

Aegean Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Greece and the largest Greek airline by total number of passengers carried, by number of destinations served and by fleet size. Aegean Airlines acquired Olympic Air in 2013, and both carriers continue to operate under separate brands. The company’s legal team is responsible for a wide range …

AIG

American International Group, also known as AIG, is a multinational finance and insurance corporation with an expanding operation in Greece. The compact in-house legal team at AIG in Greece is commended for their legal expertise on a range of financial matters such as insurance and reinsurance regulation and compliance with the EU’s Insurance Distribution Directive …

Air Liquide Hellas

Led by Lilian Kontou, who in her position as legal director for South East Europe oversees legal matters for the company in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania, the Air Liquide Hellas legal team based in Athens is a highly competent and well-regarded unit that consistently achieves results given its compact size. Recent years have seen the …

Alpha Bank

Alpha Bank is an institutional powerhouse within Hellenic banking, with a 140 year presence in the Greek banking market and a longstanding footprint in Cyprus. The bank offers a wide range of personal and commercial banking and is an innovator, being the first bank to install ATMs and other firsts throughout its history. The legal …

APIVITA

The recently established legal function of APIVITA has been entrusted with acting as the company’s primary legal advisor on a wide range of legal issues, with the lion’s share of its workload in support of the company’s international development and global IP portfolios but with a significant amount of resources spent on corporate and executive …

AstroBank

AstroBank, formerly Piraeus Bank Cyprus, offers a full range of financial products and services to domestic and international clients, including retail, SME, corporate banking, private banking and IBU. Since helping facilitate the landmark acquisition of the Bank and subsequent rebranding of the Bank in 2016, the in-house legal team have worked on numerous other key …

Athens International Airport

Tasked with providing legal support for the myriad of operations that Athens International Airport is involved in provides a variety of work for the company’s legal team. Its consistent success in dealing with this demanding workload is extremely impressive. ‘As well as aviation and airport law issues’, legal affairs director Eugenia Papathanasopoulou explains, ‘contractual issues …

Atlantic Insurance

Since being established in 1983, Atlantic Insurance has grown into one of the largest insurance companies in Cyprus. The insurance provider’s legal department has contributed significantly to a highly successful period of profitability for the company by both offering a best-in-class legal service and developing flawless communication lines between the legal function and other business …

Attica Holdings (Attica Group)

The seven-person Attica Group legal team is led by general counsel and director of legal and corporate affairs Yiota Krassakopoulou, who prioritises a hierarchy that is ‘as flat as possible’ within the group. The goal of this, she explains, ‘is for each lawyer to undertake responsibility for the case they handle and own it under …

Bank of Cyprus

Chief legal officer Katia Santis leads Bank of Cyprus’s 23-strong and highly capable in-house legal team spread across three working teams headed by dedicated managers: Vasiliki Kammitsi Michaelidou heads the eight- person banking support team, Elena Nathanael oversees the six-person litigation and restructuring team and Vinia Partassides takes on responsibility for the six-person finance and …

Bank of Greece

The in-house legal team at the Bank of Greece, Greece’s central bank, is a highly talented group of lawyers spread around the country delivering top quality legal service, analysis and research to the financial institution. The Bank is responsible for the monitoring and implementation of Eurosystem monetary policy in Greece as well as the protection …

Brink’s Hellas

The highly capable legal team at Brink’s Hellas, the Greek outfit of the global security firm, handles all transactional and litigation matters for the company including in the areas of labour law, public tenders, claims as well as governance and corporate issues. Brink’s Hellas has been the leader in Greek security services for over 35 …

Central Bank of Cyprus

Established in 1963, the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC)’s is today mainly responsible for implementing the European Central Bank’s monetary policy decisions, supervising Cypriot banks, safeguarding the stability of the financial system, holding and managing official international reserves, overseeing the smooth operation of payment and settlement systems and acting as banker for the Government of …

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