A Herculean task for Greek banks

By |2020-10-23T12:40:11+03:00January 8th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, November-December 2019, No 123 By Dimitris Kontogiannis   Hercules asset protection scheme, a long-discussed project, has received clearance from the relevant European authorities to proceed, helping Greek banks to migrate non-performing exposures (NPEs) up to 30 billion euro off their balance sheets. The scheme, which was deemed free of state aid by [...]

Improving Greece’s Judicial System

By |2020-10-23T12:42:28+03:00October 30th, 2019|Greek Business File|

by Bill Papastergiadis*     Introduction The Greek judicial system is founded upon traditional and longstanding civil law principles. Private law disputes fall under the jurisdiction of the civil courts and are determined exclusively in this manner. Whilst such established processes are of value, they are often criticised for being time-consuming, costly and lacking specialist [...]

The Cultural Cluster of Syngrou Avenue: An initiative of Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences

By |2020-10-27T14:38:30+03:00October 7th, 2019|Greek Business File|

Professor Kriari, Rector of Panteion University, explains the rationale behind the Cultural Cluster of Syngrou and how this initiative can encourage economic development projects Background Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, founded in 1930, is located at 136 Syngrou Ave. The University with its nine Departments is dedicated to Social and Political Sciences. Harokopeion [...]

Greece, a bridge between the European Union and the Arab World

By |2020-10-27T14:40:08+03:00September 24th, 2019|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2019, No 122 Interview by Lalela Chryssanthopoulou   Tawfiq Khoury, Executive Vice President of the Lebanese multinational giant CCC based in Greece since 1976, in this exclusive interview focuses on the rules to be followed for a new growth model in Greece, explains how CCC has contributed to the development of [...]

Publisher’s note: A new chapter

By |2020-10-27T14:41:20+03:00September 7th, 2019|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2019, No 122 Publisher’s Note   Dear Readers, A new chapter of history opens after the Euroelections of May and the national elections in July, with new faces, new promises and new expectations. New faces in the EU, where reforming Europe is the main objective for the new team at the [...]

The particular character of Europe: Astride the Mediterranean & America

By |2020-10-27T16:59:05+03:00July 17th, 2019|Greek Business File|

Europeans are distancing themselves from the United States and are seeking an alternative solution to the Euro-Atlantic scheme facing multiple dilemmas. Addressing this fundamental question, Professor Georges Prevelakis* suggests that Europe is an Archipelago, presenting universal openness and polycentrism. Thus the Mediterranean rediscovery of Europe will prompt it to become a bridge and a link between East and West Greek Business File [...]

New strategic priorities on tourism – Ioanna Dretta, CEO Marketing Greece

By |2020-10-27T14:43:52+03:00June 27th, 2019|Greek Business File|

Tourism isn’t just a sector, it’s a chain of values where all links are involved. Thus, new strategic priorities emerge such as forging a stronger connection between tourism and the country’s culture and gastronomy sector according to Ioanna Dretta, CEO of Marketing Greece   Greek Business June, July, August – Interview by Lalela Chryssanthopoulou How does [...]

The Financial Impact of BREXIT on Greece

By |2020-10-27T15:07:53+03:00June 24th, 2019|Greek Business File|

BREXIT will have overall negative effects on Greece. The main reason is not the decline in Greek exports of goods and services to the UK but the fact that Greece will have to increase its participation in the EU budget revenue, while significant decreases will be observed in its receipts from the EU budget. In [...]

The country’s economic recovery is still fragile

By |2020-10-27T15:09:05+03:00June 18th, 2019|Greek Business File|

Recent warnings from EU officials that Greece could miss its fiscal targets this year following a spate of election-related handouts have revived concerns about the fragility of the country’s economic recovery. Meanwhile, a recent report on the corporate sector by the consultancy PwC argues that Greece will be unable to accelerate investment and ensure sustainable [...]

Monuments are better protected when they are part of citizens’ lives

By |2020-10-27T15:12:25+03:00June 10th, 2019|Greek Business File|

The challenge for our country is to shift the current policy of cultural management from a static to dynamic approach and to the production of new forms Interview by Lalela Chryssanthopoulou – Greek Business File: June, July, August issue  How can archaeological sites become functional and friendly to the general public, assuming an educational, social and cultural role? It is a [...]

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