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Hellenic Competition Commission clears €385 million concentration to establish a CCGT electricity plant. Ballas Pelecanos & Partners LPC act as lead advisers

Friday, August 27, 2021

On August 23, 2021, the Hellenic Competition Authority (HCC) issued Decision No. 744/21, unanimously approving the concentration notified on June 18, 2021 referring to the acquisition of joint control of the company under the name THERMOELECTRIC KOMOTINI SINGLE PERSON SOCIETE ANONYME, by the companies GEK TERNA SA, a leader in renewable energy and construction and Motor Oil Renewable Energy SA a member of the Motor Oil Hellas (MOH) Group, a conglomerate including refineries, renewable energy, shipping and other activities.

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On June 9, 2021, Grace Katsoulis, Partner, spoke at the “13th National Conference of In-House Counsel”

Thursday, July 15, 2021

On June 9, 2021, Grace Katsoulis, Partner, spoke at the “13th National Conference of In-House Counsel”. Grace participated in the panel that discussed the limits of employer's managerial right during Covid-19 times, focusing on the vaccine as a right or an obligation.

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Blockchain technologies and contractual practices: Th. Konstantakopoulos and N. Papadopoulos participated at the 13th National Conference of In-House Counsel

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

On June 9, 2021, Theodore Konstantakopoulos, Senior Associate, and Nikolaos Papadopoulos, Junior Associate, participated in the “13th National Conference of In-House Counsel” (Annual ACC Conference organized by NOMIKI BIBLIOTHIKI).

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Investing in Greece Law Forum - Investment Arbitration, EU trends, Greek particularities.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

On May 25/5/2021 Gregory Pelecanos, Senior Partner, participated at the “Investing in Greece Law Forum” in his capacity of President of the Legal Committee of the Hellenic German Commercial and Industrial Chamber. Gregory discussed Investment Arbitration, EU trends and certain Greek particularities.

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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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