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Real estate financing in Greece
  • Alexiou Kosmopoulos Law
  • Global, Greece
  • December 13 2017

A structured guide to real estate financing in Greece

Extrajudicial Debt Settlement Procedure and Officers' Liability in Debt Restructuring
  • Greece
  • July 7 2017

The long anticipated extrajudicial debt settlement procedure (the “EDS Procedure” or “EDS”) was introduced by Law 44692017 to provide an additional

Greece triggers credit event and raises questions for sovereign CDS
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Global, Greece
  • May 4 2012

On March 9th, the ISDA Determinations Committee for Europe unanimously concluded that The Hellenic Republic (Greece) had triggered a restructuring “credit event” under credit default swap (“CDS”) contracts in connection with the exchange of its debt with private creditors.

Sovereign CDS: lessons from the Greek debt crisis
  • Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
  • Greece
  • March 16 2012

Greece is proceeding with the largest sovereign debt restructuring in history after its bondholders accepted a significant debt reduction in the face of mounting evidence that a Greek default was inevitable without such relief.

Greek debt swap
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Greece
  • March 12 2012

On March 9th, Greece's creditors agreed to take cents on the euro in the biggest debt write down in history, providing much-needed breathing room for European nations living beyond their means.

Greece inches closer to triggering a credit event
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Greece
  • February 15 2012

With an enormous 14.5 billion bond maturing on March 20th, Greece continues to negotiate with its private sector investors on the reduction of approximately 100 billion of its total 350 billion of debt.

Greek sovereign debt
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, Global, Greece
  • November 7 2011

On October 31st, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association issued updated information concerning the Eurozone proposal for Greek sovereign debt and the resolution of credit events.

Enforcement of sovereign debt - a familiar but very different story
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Argentina, United Kingdom, European Union, Greece, Hong Kong
  • October 10 2011

If, as some fear, the current European sovereign debt crisis does come to a tragic conclusion then one of the many issues the resulting chaos may potentially throw-up is the ability of investors to enforce or attempt to enforce debt securities which have been issued by a defaulting sovereign state.

France, Spain, Italy, Belgium and other jurisdictions impose short sale restrictions on financial companies
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • Spain, United Kingdom, Belgium, European Union, France, Greece, Italy
  • August 12 2011

The European Securities and Markets Authority, an organization established by the European Union as its securities regulatory authority, said in a public statement yesterday that some authorities in the EU have decided to impose or extend existing short-selling bans or restrictions in their respective countries due to recent volatility in the European financial markets.

Sovereign bailouts and CDS restructuring triggers
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • European Union, Global, Greece
  • August 9 2011

On July 21st, the International Monetary Fund and European Union agreed to a second bailout package for Greece amounting to some 109 billion, subject to the beleaguered country implementing structural reforms and meeting specified fiscal targets.