Partner Stavros Kitsakis publishes his new book “Contract Law and Organised Markets”. The book deals specifically with the new Greek energy law 4425/2016, which sets up a Energy Exchange. It focuses on issues such as contract formation and liability, in particular in relation to the also newly established Clearing House of the market. For more…


Artificial intelligence and contract law

Stavros Kitsakis publishes article on the interrelationship between artificial intelligence and its use in commercial transactions and contract law. The article has been published in the journal Theory & Practice of civil law and civil procedure law in Greek.


INVESTING IN ENERGY: Recent and forthcoming reforms in the energy market

]In August 2015, the Greek Government and the Bank of Greece, after a long period of negotiations with its creditors, entered into a new bail-out agreement with its creditors. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was subsequently signed between Greece and the European Commission, acting on behalf of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). In this document,…


Newsletter November 2014

Kitsakis ∙ Xylaki ∙Vlassis publishes its first Newsletter. The Newsletter (published in Greek language) deals with subjects from our practical experiene and expertise. Developments from the following areas are being discussed: Project finance and infrastructure, corporate finance, banking law (Basel III), labour law, public procurement and tax law. An electronic version of the Newsletter can…


Project Finance: EU resources for infrastructure projects (GR)

Project Bonds Χρηματοδότηση μεγάλων έργων στον τομέα των υποδομών   Με τον Κανονισμό 670/2012 του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου και του Συμβουλίου, της 11ης Ιουλίου 2012 η Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση, βασιζόμενη σε πρόταση της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής, βάζει σε εφαρμογή ένα πλάνο για την ενίσχυση της χρηματοδότησης έργων υποδομής μέσω της ιδιωτικής οικονομίας . Με αυτό τον τρόπο προχωρά…


Offshore Oil & Gas platforms in the EU: The Commission’s proposal for a Regulation (GR)Υπεράκτιες Εξορύξεις Πετρελαίου και Φυσικού Αερίου. Η πρόταση της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής

Υπεράκτιες Εξορύξεις Πετρελαίου και Φυσικού Αερίου Η πρόταση της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής   Η – κυρίως οικολογική – καταστροφή στον Κόλπο του Μεξικού στις 20 Απριλίου 2010 υπήρξε από εκείνα τα γεγονότα, το οποία οδηγούν σε αφύπνιση, και ρύθμιση. Η Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή πράγματι αντέδρασε και ξεκίνησε μια διαδικασία, η οποία έχει οδηγήσει πια σε συγκεκριμένη πρόταση…


Ship finance: The Framework on State Aid to Shipbuilding

The general state aid framework In December 2011 the European Commission adopted a Framework for assessing state aid for shipbuilding. The Framework provides compatibility criteria with reference to the aid granted. As the Framework originates from 2004 it cannot be seen as a means to face the current financial crisis, but it can definitely be…