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Gregory Pelecanos is elected Chairman of the Legal Committee of the Hellenic German Commercial and Industrial Chamber (AHK)

Friday, April 16, 2021

Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC is proud to announce that Gregory Pelecanos, Senior Partner has been elected Chairman of the AHK’s Legal Committee. His tenure is 2 years.

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Greek Government introduces new Law bringing changes to Defence Procurements

Friday, March 12, 2021

The Greek Parliament has passed a new Law ( L. 4782/2021) , amending current legislation on public procurements and defence procurements. The full title of the Law is the “ Modernization, simplification and reform of the regulatory framework of public contracts, particular provisions of procurement

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BALLAS, PELECANOS & ASSOCIATES LPC ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNER PROMOTION. COMPANY AND EMPLOYMENT

Monday, January 18, 2021

The Partners of Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC, are pleased to announce the admission of Grace Katsoulis as new Partner with effect from 12 January, 2021.

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Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC, congratulates the Athens Law School Team in the “FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION MOOT 2020”

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).

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A WRITTEN ARBITRATION CLAUSE AGREED IN THE CONTEXT OF A WRITTEN DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WHICH HAD EXPIRED BUT CONTINUED AS AN ORAL DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT REMAINS VALID AND EXCLUDES JURISDICTION OF COURTS

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,

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TWO DECISIONS CONFIRM THAT FORMER DEALERS AND INDEPENDENT WORKSHOPS CANNOT USE ANOTHERS’ TRADEMARKS IN WAYS THAT LEAD TO CONFUSION AS TO THEIR MEMBERSHIP IN AUTHORISED NETWORKS AND NEED TO TAKE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION TO DISPEL CONFUSION

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

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Gregory Pelecanos, Senior Partner will be presenting the topic “Healthcare Mergers”

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),

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THE SCHREMS II DECISION: THE DAY AFTER

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

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A Great Harvest In Difficult Times

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).

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IT’S FINAL: NO TRICKS MEANS NO TREAT FOR GOVERNMENT. GOVERNMENT MUST RETURN € 84,5 MILL., TO MERCEDES-BENZ HELLAS

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

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