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EC Introduces Further Measures to Boost International Business

Publiziert am 2.August.2013 von Abraam Kosmidis

Lawyers provide a professional source of expertise that will be beneficial to most businesses during their operational lifetimes, whether it is to do with the start-up of their business, employment law related issues, debt recovery or registering a patent or trade mark.

Expert legal advice becomes even more important when a company is looking to conduct business in another country, ……



Overseas Businesses Rely on Local Professional Advice in Greece

Publiziert am 17.Juni.2013 von Abraam Kosmidis

The importance of local professional knowledge for businesses looking to expand their operations overseas in countries like Greece has been highlighted in the results of a recent survey carried out in the UK.

The survey, which was carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), contacted over 4,500 businesses to gain their views on exporting and overseas trade.

It ……



Greece Opens Its Doors to Overseas Business

Publiziert am 27.Mai.2013 von Abraam Kosmidis

Improvements in the European economy and recent internal developments within Greece suggest that now would be a good time for overseas companies looking to set up a business in Greece to start taking steps to bring these plans to fruition.

KPAG Kosmidis & Partners is a Greek law firm with lawyers who specialise in working with English-speaking businesses in Greece. ……



Supporting International Businesses Operations

Publiziert am 23.April.2013 von Abraam Kosmidis

Like many other European countries, Greece welcomes business and investment from overseas, but for many small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) the prospect of operating outside the borders of its own country can be very daunting.

This uncertainty can be caused by a number of factors, including possible language difficulties, cultural differences, a lack of knowledge of the legal systems ……



Greece: Taxation Versus Revenue Targets

Publiziert am 15.Februar.2013 von Abraam Kosmidis

Taxation Versus Revenue Targets: A Delicate Balancing Act for Greece

Greece has been capturing the headlines in Europe and across the globe for all the wrong reasons. The country’s economy has spiraled to the worst it can ever get amidst an increasingly fragile political situation. Foreign debt has degenerated into an endless crisis that has pushed Greece to the walls, ……



Law to accelerate formation of companies in Greece

Publiziert am 13.Mai.2011 von Abraam Kosmidis

Law 3853/2010 made provision for simplification and acceleration of the procedures for forming a company in Greece, with the aim of processing investment projects quicker and more effectively. This law was essentially implemented by ministerial order no. K1-802 of 23.3.2011, which specified the implementing provisions, procedures and requirements for rapid and more cost-effective formation of companies in Greece.

The fundamental ……



Kosmidis and Partners was awarded with Finance Monthly Law Awards 2011

Publiziert am 5.Mai.2011 von Abraam Kosmidis

Kosmidis and Partners was awarded with the Finance Monthly Law Awards 2011 award, as the Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, Greece.

Finance Monthly Law Awards 2011

The award was the result of a voting process carried out by “Finance Monthly”, during which over 36,000 contacts were invited to vote, many of them renowned multinationals. ……



Setting up a Limited Company in Greece

Publiziert am 22.Januar.2010 von Abraam Kosmidis

Setting up a company limited by liability (LTD, Ltd  or Ltd.) in Greece starts generally with drafting of the Articles of Association.

Firstly, to set up a company limited by liability in Greece, all the shareholders need a Greek tax reference. The first company Articles of Association can then be drawn up and authenticated by a notary. Above all, in ……



2010 Tax reforms in Greece

Publiziert am 22.Januar.2010 von Abraam Kosmidis

In the last week before Christmas the Greek Parliament instituted discussion of a new tax law reform. In a written statement on the Internet as early as 18.12.2009, the government published the key measures from the new tax policy and presented them to Parliament on 22.12.2009. The aim of the tax reform is to introduce a fair and efficient tax ……



Planned new regulations for solar cell equipment in Greece

Publiziert am 22.Januar.2010 von Abraam Kosmidis

The Greek government intends to put forward a draft law on reducing bureaucracy and simplifying licensing and exploitation procedures for renewable sources of energy.
The draft makes provision for incentives and measures to promote the development of „green energy“, which the Prime Minister described as a „one-way street“ for combating the crisis. For her part the Environment minister pointed out ……