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Billable Hour Initiative

We stand together with 'Save the Children’ and ‘Billable Hour’ organisations, regarding their great initiative to support children in need during these difficult times of the pandemic. We have donated a sum equivalent to our Billable Hour, in order to help train local health...

The new Law regarding the Environmental Policy of the Greek State

A new law regarding the environmental policy of the Greek State was recently published (Law 4685/2020, GG A’ 92/07.05.2020). The new law introduced some important amendments of the environmental legislation. The main aspects are summarized as follows:  a)   Extension of the...

New bill voted - Drastic measures against the negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic

Last night, the Parliament voted a new bill, which includes some drastic measures against the severe and continuing negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The most important ones and those of a most urgent nature are outlined below: 1. The -generous- 40% reduction of monthly...

From Lufthansa to Aegean Is State Aid the appropriate solution? Should other airlines like Aegean follow suit?

There is no doubt that one of the sectors that was hit the most due to the COVID-19 outbreak was the aviation sector. Due to the dramatical profit decrease caused by border restrictions imposed by states, Lufthansa diagnosed its inability to look for capital endorsement from the...

German Constitutional Court’s Judgement on PSPP: How stable are the EU’s foundations? Are we at the brink of a Constitutional crisis?

On 5 May 2020 Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court, based on Karlsruhe, came to a groundbreaking decision, ruling for the first time ever, among others, that both Germany’s Government and Legislator violated its Constitution by not properly supervising the European Central...

AKL Attorneys and Practices Highly Ranked in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa 2020

LEGAL 500: We are very pleased to announce that our firm has been ranked among the top law firms in Greece by “Legal 500”,  with our people receiving some exceptional comments and...

Privatization of four Greek regional Ports

We are pleased to announce that Alexiou – Kosmopoulos has been appointed as legal advisor of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF/ ΤΑΙΠΕΔ) jointly with Your Legal Partners and Dracopoulos & Vassalakis LP, regarding the upcoming privatization of 4 Greek...

Acquisition financing for two SPVs active in aquaculture

AKL advised Piraeus Bank and a syndicate of Greek banks in respect of a €46 million acquisition financing for two SPVs active in aquaculture.

Chambers & Partners: 2020 Rankings

Chambers & Partners: ( We are very pleased to announce that our firm has been ranked among the top law firms in Greece by “Chambers & Partners”, the legal ranking which identifies and ranks the...

Hellinikon project

We are very pleased to have assisted Eurobank (as global coordinator and mandated lead arranger) and Piraeus Bank (as mandated lead arranger) in negotiating and finalizing the principal terms of financing for Phase A of the Hellinikon project. Last week’s signing marks the first...