Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Our Senior Partner, Gregory Pelecanos, will represent our firm at the 8th Patras IQ Innovation & Technology Transfer Conference and Exhibition on 25-27 November 2023.
Thursday, November 16, 2023
George Ballas, Senior & Managing Partner, and Nikolaos Papadopoulos, Associate, discuss the current legal framework concerning Artificial Intelligence in Greece with a contribution to Lexing’s latest issue of Lexing® Insights.
Thursday, November 2, 2023
The highly successful 4th Athens International Arbitration Forum, which was held on 19 October 2023, had “States and State Entities in International Arbitration” as its main theme. Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates L.P.C. were, once again, proud golden sponsors of the event that attracted leading arbitration practitioners, international arbitrators and academics.
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Law 5053/2023 of the Ministry of Labour, effective as of 26 September 2023, transposes Directive 2019/1152/EU “On permanent and predictable working conditions”, which originally set a deadline of 1 August 2022 for its transposition, into Greek law.
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Sakkoulas-online has just published an article by Gregory Pelecanos, Senior Partner, on product prices and competition law.
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
We are very pleased to see that our latest contribution to the Legal Technology Practice Guide - Getting the Deal Through 2023, published by Lexology, is now in print!
Thursday, June 22, 2023
Pursuant to Law 5038/2023 (the "Immigration Code"), significant changes were brought to legislation concerning the codification and amendment of existing provisions, as well as the introduction of new ones.
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
On 17 April 2023 the European Commission (the “EC”) published Regulation (EU) 2023/822 extending the duration of Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation (EU) No 2010/461 (MVBER) for a further five years, until 31 May 2028, along with the updated Supplementary Guidelines on vertical restraints in agreements for the sale and repair of motor vehicles and for the distribution of spare parts for motor vehicles (2023/C 133 I/01).
Thursday, May 11, 2023
The European Parliament committees IMCO (Internal Market and Consumer Protection) and LIBE (Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs) have made significant strides by voting on the proposed Artificial Intelligence Act. With far-reaching implications for the future of AI regulation within the European Union, these committees have played a vital role in shaping the legislation.
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
In accordance with Article 96 of recently enacted Law No. 5043/2023, Article 232 of the Individual Labour Code (Decree 80/2022, A' 222) and corresponding Article 40 of Law No. 4808/2021 (A' 101) concerning the leave for prenatal examinations are amended.
Thursday, April 20, 2023
Mediation isn’t recent: trade has established mediation norms from ancient times. Modern trade and business mediate technical disputes before they evolve into complex legal issues. Expert Arbitration / Technical Arbitration and similar structures resolve differences before they escalate.
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
For years, the discussion on the introduction of autonomous vehicles remained unresolved. At the end of March 2023, however, the Greek Government attempted to take relevant action, through certain amendments of the Greek Traffic Code.