Karatzas and Partners Law Firm


Karatzas & Partners Law Firm is proud to be a golden sponsor of this year's ELSA Athens' Summer School on International Investment Law.
ELSA Athens Summer ELSA Law School gives its participants the ticket to explore an intriguing field of law, along with their own interests. The International Investment Law is currently one of the most popular fields of international law, given the rapid increase of international investment disputes over the past few year, as well as the theoretical and practical problems arising from possible "overlaps" with other fields of international and EU law. ELSA Athens Summer ELSA Law School addresses a variety of subjects related to international investment arbitration, ranging from investors' Standards of Treatment and Host States' Defences to the implications of umbrella and denial of benefit clauses.

Karatzas & Partners adivised AutoHellas S.A., the second largest independent car leasing company in Greece, and StormHarbour as the arranger of the innovative securitisation of automotive leases for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), originated by Autohellas. This transaction represents an important milestone for the Greek securitisation market as it is the first ABS transaction issued by a non-bank originator.

The recently enacted law 4548/2018 reformed the frameworkon Sociétés Anonymes, was the subject of Karatzas & Partners Law Firm seminar, which took place on July 19th at King George Hotel. At the opening greeting, Karatzas & Partners’ managing partner, Catherine Karatzas, pointed out the necessity to modernize the law on public limited companies.

On 5 July we had the pleasure to organize a moot court with the participation of our trainees and interns and with our partner, Vassiliki Salaka, judging. The participants enjoyed it very much and we are already planning another moot court for this autumn.

Our partners Catherine Karatzas, Alexandra Kondyli, Alexander Metallinos and Georgios Minoudis updated the Karatzas and Partners' Q&A regarding the current state of M&A market, the legal framework and other useful information as to the preparation, the documentation and the M&A strategy under the Greek jurisdiction. The Q&A is a structured guide to M&A law and practice in Greece and it is now live on Lexology Navigator.

To see the Q&A click here...

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