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18th Croatian Arbitration and Conciliation Days

Publiziert am 20.März.2014 von Abraam Kosmidis

18th Croatian Arbitration and Conciliation Days Zagreb Partner Richard Kreindler (Frankfurt-International Arbitration) will speak on the subject of „The 2010 IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration.“ ……



The Impact of New Greek Property and Shipping Tax Laws

Publiziert am 16.März.2014 von Abraam Kosmidis

The Impact of New Greek Property and Shipping Tax Laws

Greek tax laws have undergone major changes over the past year or so as part of the range of measures designed to combat the financial crisis and to meet the obligations of the bailout agreement. This has helped some, but forced others to make some difficult decisions. The removal of ……



Enterprise Greece: An initiative to facilitate new investments

Publiziert am 10.März.2014 von Abraam Kosmidis

The primary concern for the Greek government is to put country’s economy back on track. The Officials are more than interested in finding ways not only to maintain the existing investments, but also to appeal and to support new ones. The government is making every effort to encourage its international trade collaborations and to boost even further the investment environment ……



Starting up a business in Greece within a day

Publiziert am 28.Februar.2014 von Abraam Kosmidis

On Monday, 17th February 2014, the Greek Minister of Development, Mr Xatzidakis, gave a press-conference, where he presented a draft of a new investment law which will change radically the methodology followed in order to start up a new business in Greece. It aims to reduce the time required to begin a new business up to a single day. ……



NEW TAX CODE IN GREECE 2014

Publiziert am 15.Februar.2014 von Abraam Kosmidis

NEW CODE OF INCOME TAXES IN GREECE JANUARY 2014

During 2013 the fundamental tax legislation has changed to an extended degree. In general the most representative characteristics of this reform were the large number of laws and provisions, the repealing of laws and the lack of interpreting circulars. Within the limits of the Code of Income Tax, the following are

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Growing Opposition to Continued Greek Austerity Measures

Publiziert am 15.Februar.2014 von Abraam Kosmidis

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras began his six month tenure of the EU Presidency in January with a speech criticising the continued imposition of austerity measures. This has meant four years of harsh spending cuts and a tight fiscal policy, which he said the country could no longer tolerate. His is now a leading voice in the growing opposition against ……



Greece Set to Leave the Bailout Scheme as it Assumes the EU Presidency

Publiziert am 9.Januar.2014 von Abraam Kosmidis

On Monday 30 December 2013, the Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, announced that the country would leave the bailout programme in 2014. In a televised speech he stressed that with Greece assuming the EU stewardship this January, the coming months held the promise of renewed confidence after nearly four years of difficult austerity measures. Following Ireland’s withdrawal from the bailout ……



The impact of the austerity measures on Greeks

Publiziert am 12.Dezember.2013 von Abraam Kosmidis

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Austerity measures under the terms of the international bailout have put increasing pressure on the Greek people. Cuts in services, salaries and pensions alongside higher taxes and a 59% rise in electricity prices since 2007 have ensured that many now face a hard winter with their electricity supply cut off because of non-payment of bills. The consensus is that the ……



The Struggle to Control Greece’s Tax Evasion Problem

Publiziert am 24.November.2013 von Abraam Kosmidis

images (2)For many years, economists have viewed the rampant tax evasion in Greece as one of the country’s most serious obstacles to its hope of escaping the seemingly endless and debilitating budget austerity that has brought protest and violence to the streets and engendered an atmosphere of anger and resentment among its people. In the early days of the crisis, optimistic ……



Mergers and Acquisitions in Greece

Publiziert am 16.September.2013 von Abraam Kosmidis

Mergers and acquisitions are one way that companies looking to expand internationally can break into overseas markets. Greece welcomes investment from overseas companies and has lawyers ready to help and advise interested parties on how to carry out a merger or acquisition in this country.

Benefits of mergers

As a business expansion technique, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can offer companies ……