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Rokas (Athens) acted as the legal advisor to MetLife, a leading life insurance undertaking, in the sale of its Greek subsidiary to NN Group, an insurance group which is active in Greece. Rokas advised in the context of the due diligence as well as on company, employment, tax, and other legal aspects of the acquisition,...
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(Presentation delivered by Roxana Radu, Senior Associate in Rokas Bucharest, at the Legal & Policy Committee of Eurofinas on behalf of the Association of the Lending Business – ALB, Brussels, 24 May 2012) Download: Roundtable on local initiatives 24.05.2012
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We are pleased to announce that Rokas is ranked as a TOP – TIER FIRM at the insurance practice area in The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 edition, and is recommended in totally 5 practice areas. Firm members are also ranked as follows: TIER 1 – INSURANCE: RANKED INDIVIDUALS Ioannis Rokas (Hall of Fame) Alkistis Christofilou...
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Rokas would like to share the latest 5th edition of The Legal 500: Mergers & Acquisitions Country Comparative Guide. Τhe guide provides the readers with a pragmatic overview of Merger & Acquisitions laws and regulations in Greece. Each chapter includes information about market sectors, regulatory authorities, due diligence, deal protection, public disclosure, governing law, director...
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The new, short commentary by Rokas’ senior partner, Ioannis Rokas, on the Greek law that has implemented the Solvency II Directive, mainly comprises of critical comments and notes which intend to assist the readers in their efforts to understand Solvency II. It presents the significant changes brought by Solvency II on the insurance supervision. The...
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Our firm is a contributor of the ICLG Merger & Acquisition Guide – Greek Chapter. Viktoria Chatzara, Junior Partner & Kosmas Karanikolas, Associate, provide information about the current issues and regulations affecting the M&A field in Greece and address major topics and insight on the most common issues, concerning the area in Greece.
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Download: Investment Firms_New regulatory regime
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Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector (Disclosure Regulation, ESG Regulation or SFDR), as well as Regulation (EU) 2020/852 on the facilitation of sustainable investment (Taxonomy Regulation), form part of Commission’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan, linking Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors to financing and investment activities. See below a brief...
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Τhe Directive on Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORPs ΙΙ) regulates a private, voluntary and collective pension scheme, which supplements the state pensions. In September 2015, the Commission presented the fundamental guidelines for a new private and individual pension product, which is the standard Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP). Four years later, on 14.8.2019, the...
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The Pissaridis’ Committee aims to provide a solution to the pensions’ fiery problem, by enhancing the credibility of the Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORPs), so that the latter will be able to operate as insurance companies and be supervised on a unified European level. The Committee aims to take advantage of the popularity that...
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