The Firm provides a broad range of general business and corporate legal services, assisting clients in the structuring, negotiation, implementation, and operation of their business ventures. Our attorneys provide focused services in general corporate law and contract negotiation, compliance with securities laws and corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, competition/antitrust law, corporate finance etc.
We represent investment banking firms, commercial banks and large corporations, listed and non-listed, advising them on significant and complex transactions, including financing, acquisitions and restructuring. In addition, we work with private equity investors and start-up companies engaged in early stage financing as well as strategic joint ventures or other combinations.
We are often asked to join client teams set up to address problems that cut across legal, business, financial and public relations lines. We are comfortable working with co-professionals, both inside and outside of the company, working toward a joint understanding of the issues and helping develop strategies that are consistent with the business objectives of our client. 
Although our expertise is grounded in legal issues, longtime experience have made us comfortable with accounting, financial, technical and strategic issues that have become ubiquitous in the planning process. Our business clients come to rely on us for practical, experience-based advice that has been built up over decades of representing and advising business owners and managers.
We are motivated to know our clients intimately, not just so that we can be nimble and efficient in achieving day-to-day business goals, but also so that we can provide insights and point out constraints that can affect desired outcomes. We consider our client's objectives before implementing a plan and we carefully evaluate business relationships before discussing approaches or drafting documents.

Our Experience

General Corporate Law /Business Law / Contracting

We provide transactional and strategic advice to businesses in connection with the entire range of challenges and opportunities they face. We prepare and negotiate a wide range of contractual relationships for business clients, including asset and stock purchase agreements, distribution and licensing agreements, stockholders agreements, franchising agreements, and strategic alliances or joint ventures.
Among our corporate clients are companies listed on the Athens Exchange and multinational corporations investing in Greece and Southeastern Europe:

Our recent work includes the following:

Securities Laws / Corporate Governance

We have experience assisting clients in listing equity and debt securities and we have participated in the structuring and implementation of the spin-offs of public companies.
The Firm counsels and represents major publicly listed corporations in a variety of corporate governance matters, including compliance with fiduciary duties, board composition, directors compensation and qualifications, executive and employee compensation, shareholders matters, strategic transactions, disclosure requirements, changes in control, financial reporting irregularities and crisis management. In parallel, we develop and review clients’ compliance practices and procedures.

Our recent work includes the following:

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our M&A practice involves preparing documentation for and negotiating transactions for both publicly and privately held clients. Regardless of the size of the transaction, we understand and appreciate that the transaction is probably the most important event to the client at that time.
Our attorneys have worked with clients to structure and close asset and stock acquisitions and dispositions, mergers and consolidations, leveraged buy-outs, partnerships and joint ventures, tender offers as well as proxy and consent solicitations.
We work on a wide range of issues that are often involved in M&A transactions, including: (a) counselling management and boards of directors concerning fiduciary responsibilities; (b) tax planning and structuring; (c) technology and intellectual property issues; (c) labor and human resource planning; (d) securities law reporting and compliance and (e) antitrust planning and structuring.

Our recent work includes the following:

Project  Finance

Principals in our Firm have substantial experience in project finance and have represented developers, investors, lenders and financial advisors in the development, financing, construction and operation of a number of capital intensive projects and facilities in Greece.

Our recent work includes the following:

For more information about our Project Finance practice, please contact Evangelos Politis at +30.210.7297252 or via e-mail at epolitis@egplaw.gr


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