George N. Kerameus
George N. Kerameus is a member of the Athens Bar Association and has been admitted before the Supreme Court and the Council of State. Before founding KPP LAW, he has acted as a partner of a top tier Greek law firm and held managerial positions within the tax department of a “Big 4” company.
As a finance lawyer, George regularly advises all systemic Greek banks on a consortium or bilateral basis within the framework of granting corporate facilities, subscribing for corporate bonds, as well as restructuring corporate debt by virtue of contractual arrangements and/or (insolvency and/or bankruptcy) court procedures. At the same time, George advises one of the major Greek banks in the negotiation of the facility agreements with, as well as in its participation to the trade finance programs of, supranational organizations (such as EIB, EBRD, IFC, BSTDB, etc.).
As a business lawyer, George has acted on behalf of corporate clients as the lawyer in charge of legal due diligence within the framework of M&A transactions, whereas he also has considerable drafting experience in commercial law matters, acting as a general corporate counsel to multi-nationals in the industrial and service sectors.
George is also a corporate tax expert, focusing on corporate tax advice, both on a day-to-day and transactional basis, with great experience in all direct and indirect tax issues. While acting as a tax counsel, he has been involved in a significant variety of major international and local transactions, including mergers, share and asset deals, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, equity & debt financing, structured financial products etc. George also regularly represents clients before tax courts, authorities and administrative committees on all kinds of fiscal law issues.
He has lectured and published articles on various finance and tax law issues, as well as participated as a speaker at numerous conferences. He has been recommended by Chambers & Partners as a finance lawyer, whereas he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greek branch of the International Fiscal Association and an IBFD contributor for Greece.
- Banking & Finance
- Corporate and M&A
- Tax Law
- Insolvency and Restructuring
- Commercial Law
- Member of the Athens Bar Association
- BoD Member of the Greek branch of International Fiscal Association (IFA)
- Member of the Tax Committee of the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce
- Member of the Association of Greek Commercial Lawyers
- University of Athens, Law School (LLB,1994)
- University of Manchester, UK
(LLM on International Business Law, 1999)
- Athens University of Economics and Business
(Diploma on Greek Tax Law, 2003)
Greek, English, French