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George Zohios

George Zohios

George is a corporate and project finance lawyer. George’s practice includes extensive representation of banks, finance companies, REITs, and private equity funds in financing transactions.

His practice also covers EU and Greek competition law, including control of mergers and joint ventures, cartels and abuse of market power, licensing and distribution systems, state aid and public procurement, and the regulation of utilities

George acts as a legal counsel to the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA) within the frames of the Athens Start-up Business Incubator.

Publications

“Class Actions Against Infringements of EU Competition Law: A One-Way Road Towards Effective Private Enforcement?”, Competition Policy International Antitrust Chronicle (co-author), Feb. 2015;

The Hellenic Competition Commission issues an opinion on the draft Bill on the liberalization of closed professions. (Opinion No 11/VI/2011)”, EU Competition Law Handbook 2013;

Liberalization of Closed Professions: Opening Pandora’s Box”, CPI Antitrust Chronicle, March 2011;

The Greek Energy Regulatory Authority fines the national electricity incumbent for a series of violations regarding its obligations”, e-Competitions Antitrust Case Laws e-Bulletin, Oct. 2009;

EC Competition Law vs Greek Competition Law: Conscious Parallelism or Unconscious Competition?”, Global Competition Policy (co-author). June 2009;

Commission Guidance Paper on the Application of Art. 82: A Step Towards Modernization or A Step Away?” Global Competition Policy, Febr. 2009.

Practices 

Project Finance

Commercial and Corporate

Competition Law

Education 

LL.M. in International Commercial Law, University of Manchester, UK, 2005

LL.B, Greek Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2004 

Memberships 

Athens Law Bar Association

Languages 

Greek, English, French