Introductory remarks - Legislative framework The rule-making in the field of Greek Corporate Law is located during the last decades in Shareholding Company (S.A.). The Law 2190/1920 on Shareholding Company has been amended several times in order to incorporate the EU directives. And it can be said that the Law on Shareholding Company is now at a satisfactory level. On...Read more
1. Introduction Up to the present day, in order to provide an area of freedom, security and justice in civil matters, the European Union has employed a considerable number of legal instruments which deal with issues of Private International Law (PIL), such as matters of jurisdiction, applicable law and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. The PIL regime has been developed...Read more
What is the most essential new element in a Greek PC (IKE), in which an IKE is totally different than the Greek LTD (EPE)? The most essential new element of an IKE is that an IKE partner can contribute to the IKE any (or some or all) of the following three totally different categories of contributions, and become an equal partner...Read more
Costs related to the acquisition of real estate. The costs of the notarial act’s signature includes the notary's fee - which is usually paid by the purchaser, as well as the lawyer's and the estate agent’s (if any) fee for each party. The cost of the contract’s recordation, paid by the purchaser, includes the recordation fee of the Land Registry Office and/or...Read more
17.1 ACQUISITION & OCCUPATION OF REAL ESTATE Basic legal framework, property rights, procedural issues of acquisition, restrictions 1. Τhe basic legal framework governing real rights in immovable property. The right to property, as a fundamental right, is under the protection of the State, as provided in the Greek Constitution, Article 17, whereas it is stipulated that property rights cannot be...Read more
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To choose Greece is to choose an exciting country, in the south east Coast of Europe, to invest and buy high quality services and products. It is also the choice for a privileged, geographically strategic location, ideal for those seeking to supply the European market or expand their businesses to other parts of the world. As a member of the EU and the Eurozone, Greece offers access to high-growth and emerging regional markets, being an excellent gateway -without any trade barriers- to more than 140 million consumers in Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean.
Logistics and communication infrastructures in Greece are of high quality. After the holding of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, infrastructure in Greece derived special lasting benefit from the numerous changes and improvements effected in the country becoming fully adequate for enabling investments.
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Hellenic Republic (Greece)
Area: 131, 990 sq. km. (51 square miles)
Length of State Border: 1,228 km
Border Countries: North: Albania, FYROM and Bulgaria. East: Turkey
80% of the country is mountainous and 27% of the total area is cultivated. Greece’s islands account for 19% of the total area of the country and there are more than 15 000 kilometres of coastline.
Official Language: Greek
Regime: Presidential Parliamentary Republic
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