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Private Commercial Law

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Iakovos Venieris completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Athens (1999), his postgraduate studies at the University of Köln (LLM 2001) and his doctoral studies at the University of Athens (PhD 2005).

He is member of the Board in the Company for Research in Commercial and Finance Law (EMEOD).

His areas of interest include commercial law, banking law, consumer law, and intellectual property law.

He is the author of seven monographs and numerous articles, his principal monographs are : Public - Private Partnerships – The PPP contractual framework, Nomiki Bibliothiki Group 2007, pages 648; Community credit institutions (establishment via a branch, provision of services, member-state supervision), Ant. Sakkoulas 2006, pages 364; Asset Securitisation (asset backed securites) pursuant to Law 3156/2003 under the spectrum of international practice, Ant. Sakkoulas 2005 (Thesis), pages XXXIV+783; Prepayment of Loan, Ant. Sakkoulas, (1st Edition 2003), 2nd Edition 2005, pages XX+174; Buy-out and sell out of minority shares in an SA, Nomiki Bibliothiki Group, 2009, pages 305; Application of Law 3869/2010 for over-indebted individuals, Nomiki Bibliothiki Group, 2015 3rd Edition, pages 975; The establishment of Societes Anonymes – from the States’ license to the “One-stop-shop” procedure, 2019 pages 245.


  • G. The depositor’s burdening of transaction and maintenance expenses, collective work, “The consumer’s protection in bank transactions”, Ant. Sakkoulas 2004, page 125-148
  • Asset Securitisation of claims and asset securitisation on assets, articles 10 until 13, Law 3156/2003, collective work “Societe Anonyme law – Interpretation of each article of the Codified Law 2190/1920”, volume 10, editing Ev. Peraki, Nomiki Bibliothiki Group, page 453-572
  • Commercial law applications, volume Ι and ΙΙ, collective work, editing by G. Triantafyllaki, Nomiki Bibliothiki Group, 2007 (vol. Ι page 531-730, vol. ΙΙ page 993-1146)
  • Civil law applications, (2nd edition, publication 2010), analysis of consumer, civil and commercial leasing law, edited by Prof. I. Karakosta, Nomiki Bibliothiki Group.
  • Societe Anonyme law (SA law, interpretation of each article of the Codified law 2190/1920), interpretation of each of the articles 47-49c, (dissolution and liquidation of a SA), (3rd edition, publication 2010), edited by Prof. Ev. Peraki, Nomiki Bibliothiki Group
  • From administrative supervision to the self-regulation of a SA, from the 18th Commercialists Conference on the Trends and prospective of Societe Anonyme law, 2009, page 49-95
  • Honorary volume for Professor Ath. Liakopoulos, participation in the study “Nullification of a European patent – Raise of argument before a Greek court and the consequences of the nullification”.
  • Honorary volume for Professor G. Kallimopoulos, participation in the study “Financing forms in Public Private Partnerships”.
  • Honorary volume for Professor N. Rokas, participation in the study “National patent: The most significant reasons of annulment and the raise of nullification argument before the civil courts” (under publication).
  • Auditing of the General Terms and Conditions of a loan that anticipate the entitlement and the consequences for full payment of the loan prior to the agreed loan expiration date, Chronicles of Private Law 2004 page 470 et seq.
  • The accumulative application of the law on unfair competition and the law on patents (Law 146/1914 and Law 1733/1987) in protecting inventive ideas, Chronicles of Private Law 2004, page 1014 et seq.
  • Transaction and maintenance expenses of a deposit bank account – The consumer’s burdening and the audit of the respective term pursuant to Law 2251/1994, Commercial Law Review 2004 page 717 et seq.
  • Opinion (in collaboration with Prof. Mihail Marinos): The penalty on the prepayment of a loan – The nature, calculation and audit thereof within the prism of Law 2251/1994, Chronicles of Private Law 2005 page 459 et seq.
  • The protection of a trademark beneficiary against another trademark before the civil courts, Law of Companies and Enterprises 2006 page 585 et seq.
  • Legal remedies before the administration and administrative courts with concerns the protection of a trademark/distinctive mark beneficiary against another trademark, Chronicles of Private Law 2006 page 663 et seq.
  • The protection of the inventor by Law 1733/1987 from being challenged by an equivalent technical rule, Commercial Law Review 2006 page 500 et seq.
  • Burdening the borrower with loan approval, legal and technical approval fees, Chronicles of Private Law 2007 page 589 et seq.
  • The deposit of funds into an account by a third party, who is not an account beneficiary – The bank’s commission and the audit pursuant to Law 2251/1994, Law Of Companies and Enterprises 2007 page 782 et seq.
  • Infringement of the name of a commercial company. The implementation of Article 58 of the Greek Civil Code and Article 13 of Law 146/1914, Commercial Law Review 2007 page 746 et seq
  • The General Terms and Conditions regarding the consumer’s indemnification against the supplier. (The new Law 2251/1994, Article 2 para. 7 case 32), Synigoros 62/2007 page 84 et seq.
  • Government funding via securitisation: EUROSTAT’s new decision leads this statute to obsoleteness; Enterprise 2007, page 1356 et seq.
  • Nullification a European patent – Raise of argument before a Greek Court and the consequences of the nullification, Law Of Companies and Enterprises 2007 page 1043 et seq.
  • The consumer’s claim of indemnification as a result of moral damage pursuant to Law 2251/1994, Trial 2007, page 1240 et seq.
  • Financing forms in Public Private Partnerships (Law 3389/2005), Chronicles of Private Law 2008 page 105 et seq.
  • Interest rate readjustment and the judicial audit on banking consumer contracts, Law Of Companies and Enterprises 2009 page 26 et seq.
  • National symbol and the absolutely inadmissible registration symbol (thoughts on the grounds on the Council of State 1104/2009), Commercial Law Review 2009 page 683 et seq.
  • Are Public Law Entities considered consumers according to Law 2251/1994? Thoughts pursuant to the decision by the Court of Auditors 155/2008 (section IV), Law Of Companies and Enterprises 2009 page 1145 et seq.
  • The shareholders’ responsibility for debt-fines imposed on the SA. Thoughts pursuant to the decision by EULaw, case C-81/2009, Law Of Companies and Enterprises 2011 page 156 et seq.