Energy Storage

Our office advised the Greek IPTO on issues relating to energy storage. Our advice extended to the new regulatory framework around energy storage facilities after the issuance of Directive 2019/944 in particular in connection to the various balancing and ancillary services.


Digital Banking – Blockchain – Smart contracts

Stavros Kitsakis spoke at the 6th digital banking forum on the legal implications and legal problems identified by both the use of blockchain infrastructure in banking and financial transactions and the implementation of so-called smart contracts. Here you can watch the video of the presentation. You can read the presentation (in Greek language) here:


Healthcare – Law and Regulation

Partner Dr. Panagiota Xylaki participated at the 1st Conference on Public Governance Issues organised by Panteio University of Athens. Her topic dealt with e-health issues, empasizing on the so-called e-prescription and on the Electronic Health Record (EHR). Dr. Xylaki’s practice focuses on Healthcare law and regulation and Social security law. She is a postdoctoral researcher in this…


Wholesale electricity market – Clearing and CCP

. Kitsakis • Xylaki successfully represents the Greek TSO “ADMIE S.A.” in a multi-million dispute over the contractual liability of the TSO in the framework of the Greek wholesale electricity market. Apart from clarifying that the TSO is not acting as a central counterparty in this regard, the court also dealt with issues related to…


Harbour towage – Competiton law

Kitsakis • Xylaki advises the Regulatory Authority for Ports on competition law in the Greek towage market. The relevant case included questions on the structural characteristics of the towage market such as restriction of the relevant market to individual ports,


Public Procurement lecture

Dr. Panagiota Xylaki will be holding a lecture in a seminar of publishing house Nomiki Bibliothiki on issues relating to ADMINISTRATIVE AND JUDICIAL PROTECTION IN THE FRAMEWORK OF CONCLUSION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS. Ms Xylaki will specifically deal with Judicial Protection at the stage of implementation of a public contract.


Energy market litigation

Contractual Liability of the Transmission System Operator. The Greek Transmission operator (ADMIE S.A.), represented by our office, wins a multi-million dispute with one of the largest Energy Producers. The dispute concerned the alleged liability of the Transmission System Operator for overdue debts regarding the supply of both energy and balancing services in the wholesale market….


Environment, Health & Safety

Kitsakis • Xylaki acts as subcontractor of US-based Specialty Technical Consultants, Inc. (STC) for the preparation of a comprehensive international EHS Protocol for Greece. The final report of STC can be found here: http://www.stpub.com/international-audit-protocols-greece-online. The Protocol covers eighteen topics, with a separate module devoted to each one.