Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Law 4990/2022 (the “Law”) transposes Directive (EU) 2019/1937 on the protection of whistleblowers (the “Whistleblowing Directive”) into Greek legislation almost a year after the expiry of the deadline for its transposition.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Ministerial Decision No 105583/2022 of the Ministers of Labor and Social Affairs was published in the Official Gazette (Issue B' 5747/09.11.2022). This Decision sets the legal framework for remote working in cases where this is requested by the employee due to health-related reasons, thus specifying the relevant regulations of Article 67, par. 2(b) of Law 4808/2021 on Labor Protection.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Although metaverse gambling is still in its formative stages, competitive entertainment is undoubtedly a huge industry that poses many legal challenges.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Our firm's Senior Partner, Gregory Pelecanos, participated in the 3rd Athens International Arbitration Forum that took place on 20 October 2022.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Η Δικηγορική Εταιρία Μπάλλας, Πελεκάνος & Συνεργάτες παρακολουθεί και συμμετέχει ενεργά σε όλες τις εξελίξεις που αφορούν στη διαμόρφωση του νέου νομοθετικού πλαισίου για το δίκαιο της πνευματικής ιδιοκτησίας.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Following the termination of their distribution & repair agreement with the same Greek supplier/importer of a specific car brand, two ex-dealers of the supplier’s motor vehicles national sales network filed separate lawsuits against the supplier.
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Gregory Pelecanos, Senior Partner at Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates L.P.C., will be once again attending the EU Automotive Network symposium, due to be held this year on 30 September, in Paris.
Thursday, September 1, 2022
The Hellenic Parliament passed the Law entitled "Rehabilitation of the Elefsina Shipyards and other development provisions", which includes, among others, the already announced by the Ministry of Development and Investment, extension of the deadlines for holding the annual general meetings of legal entities for 2022.
Friday, August 5, 2022
On June 20th, 2019, Ministerial Decision No. 67343 EΞ 2019 of the Minister of Finance, which regulates certain specific issues regarding the retention of information and registration process in the Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBO) Central Register (UBO Registry), was published in the Government Gazette.
Monday, August 1, 2022
The European Commission (“Commission”) published on 6 July 2022 a draft Regulation extending the duration of the validity of the Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation (EU) No 461/2010 (MVBER) for five years, along with a draft Communication amending the old Supplementary Guidelines, and launched a public consultation until 30 September 2022, aiming to receive comments and feedback from stakeholders on the proposed changes.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC, representing Respondent, a Subcontractor, won a resounding victory in a second ICC Arbitration against Claimant, a Contractor, which followed on a first ICC Arbitration between the same parties and which had previously been resolved for Respondent. In both arbitrations Claimant had filed claims for nearly €10.000.000,00.