2015 Highlights

Below are some of our work highlights for 2015:

  • Advising a US hedge fund with more than 9.5bn USD under management with regard to the enforcement of a collateral on shares listed in the Athens Stock Exchange in the framework of a 400mn EUR loan agreement.
  • Advising a US hedge fund with more than 9bn USD under management with regard to a multi-million assignment of pharmaceutical claims in Greece.
  • Advising the leading hotel management company in Greece with regard to legal implications arising from a “Grexit” event.
  • Advising one of the leading five-star hotels in Greece with regard to the effect of the introduction of capital controls in Greece on an ISDA Master Agreement.
  • Advising one of the leading five-star hotels in Greece with regard to the restructuring of an approx. 20mn EUR bond loan.
  • Representing a Dutch-based, European leader in containers’ transportation in high-stakes litigation in Greece, incl. before the Supreme Court of Greece.
  • Representing on an ongoing basis one of the largest tour operators in Greece a number of cross-border disputes against hotel owners, bed banks and travel agencies in a multitude of jursidictions.
  • Advising a leading US-based investment fund with more than 20bn USD under management in connection with mining regulation in Greece.
  • Acting as international counsel to a Cypriot UHNWI in connection with multi-million litigation before the Cypriot Courts concerning the application of MiFiD in connection with the private placement of debentures by a major Cypriot bank now in insolvency.
  • Advising a leading Greek 5* hotel conglomerate in connection with a multi-million cross-border share deal, probably the largest in the domestic hotel industry for 2015.
  • Representing the largest Greek library consortium in connection with a multi-million dispute with a Dutch information services company in the framework of one of the largest-ever bankruptcies in the publishing industry in the Netherlands.
  • Representing the largest Dutch media group, listed in Euronext, in connection with the insolvency proceedings of a Greek foreign press distributor and enforcement action in Greece.
  • Representing one of the leading Dutch tour operators in an out-of-court settlement with a Greek 5* hotel conglomerate regarding a dispute arising out of a series of allotment agreements.
  • Advising a multi-billion UK-based real estate fund in connection with the acquisition of multi-million residential properties in the Greek islands.
  • Representing a major Dutch player in the foods & beverages industry in connection with the recognition and enforcement of a foreign ruling in Greece against a domestic trade partner.
  • Advising a high-end Dutch software company in connection with the tax treatment of IP royalties under the Greek-Dutch treaty for avoidance of double taxation.
  • Advising a Cypriot HNWI in connection with a multi-million private placement in a major Greek player in the foods & beverages industry.
  • Acting as international counsel to a leading Cypriot hotel conglomerate in connection with a series of multi-million asset deals and greenfield projects with Russian counterparties.
  • Representing, together with two leading Greek law firms, a major hotel manager in proceedings at the appellate level regarding the setting aside of an international commercial arbitral award.
  • Advising a major Australian player in the foods & beverages industry in connection with customs duties and trade regulations in Greece.
  • Advising a Dutch HNWI in connection with the sale & purchase of a luxury yacht in Greece.
  • Acting as international counsel to a consortium of activist shareholders, consisting of both institutional investors and UHNWIs, who are holding a minority stake in one of the oil and gas super-majors, included in the top five largest companies in the world in terms of revenue.
  • Acting as international Counsel to a number of Greek HNWIs in respect of the opening of transnational insolvency proceedings of a Dutch tour operator in the Netherlands.