Thursday, December 3, 2020
Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates is a proud supporter of the team representing the Athens Law School at the international competition Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot 2020 (2020FDI Moot).
Thursday, October 29, 2020
In 1983 the Plaintiff distributor had been appointed by written agreement the exclusive distributor of certain contractual products and systems for various regions, including Greece. With each successor and renaming of the Supplier/ Defendant, the parties entered into a new exclusive distribution agreement,
Thursday, October 29, 2020
In the first case, the first Plaintiff is the manufacturer of vehicles and spare-parts and proprietor of well-known trademarks distinguishing these products and related services, whereas the second Plaintiff is a wholly owned subsidiary of the first Plaintiff and authorized to set up and maintain a
Monday, October 5, 2020
Gregory Pelecanos , Senior Partner will be presenting the topic “ Healthcare Mergers ” at the 4 th Competition Law Conference COMPETITION LAW IN 2020: A WORLD OF EVOLVING AND THORNY CHALLENGES. Gregory’s panel on Merger Control is led by Pr. P. Bernitsas and includes Dimitris Loukas (Partner Potamitis-Vekris),
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has delivered its landmark judgment in Case C-311/18 Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (Schrems II), essentially declaring the EU-US Privacy Shield invalid and, most importantly, questioning and putting into perspective the
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
‘The level of responsiveness is unique. They understand the case or request with the first email. Replies are specific and to the point. Deep knowledge of the market, competition and their practices.’ (Referee testimonial LEGAL 500 EMEA).
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Happy to report that the Administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d’ Etat) ruled in favour of Mercedes Benz Hellas SA and rejected the Greek State’s (Independent Public Revenues Authority- IPRA) petition to quash Administrative Court of Appeal Decision No 4352/2018 which had ruled that the IPRA had wrongly
Friday, March 20, 2020
Dear Clients & Friends, The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting us all in varying degrees and will continue to do so for some time. Reactions and restrictions around the world have neither been systematic nor coordinated and this results in and will continue to cause both confusion and prolongation of the crisis management measures taken.
Friday, December 13, 2019
Vertical agreements in the motor vehicle aftermarket are governed by Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation 461/2010 (MVBER), for the application of which the Commission has issued its Supplementary Guidelines (MVGL). In light of the upcoming date of expiry of MVBER on 31 May 2023, the Commission has launched a two-phase review (evaluation phase followed by an impact assessment phase) in order to determine whether it should be prolonged, revised or allowed to lapse. Based on the feedback provided by 33 respondents prior to the initiation of the public consultation, we provide below an overview of the main elements that have been outlined.
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC, sponsored and participated through Senior Partner Gregory Pelecanos, in the 3rd Balkan and East Med Energy Forum (Athens Nov.28, 2019)
Thursday, November 21, 2019
I. INTRODUCTION In 2010 the Commission abolished the sector specific (vertical distribution in the motor vehicle sector) MVBER 1400/2002 and adopted the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation 330/2010 (VBER), which defines vertical agreements for which it can be assumed with sufficient certainty that
Thursday, November 7, 2019
In a whirlwind of activity through October 2019 , Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC, was present as speaker and contributor in four conferences and one consultation.