Kostis Kostopoulos

Hellenic Competition Authority (Athens)
Case Officer

Dr. Kostis Kostopoulos is currently working as a legal expert at the Greek Competition Authority (Hellenic Competition Commission), providing legal assessments on various cases. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Toulouse, for which he was honored with the 1st Award of the French Academy in the field of Air Transport (unanimous decision). His doctoral thesis examined the public service obligations for air routes and airports under EC competition law. He has also received the Air Law Scholarship from the Greek State Foundation IKY. Kostis holds an LL.M. in European Law from the University of Toulouse and an LL.B. from Athens University, Faculty of Law (including Erasmus at the University of Rouen in France). Being a qualified lawyer of the Athens Bar Association since 1997, he has also working experience at the European Court of Justice (Chambers of the Advocate General Philippe Léger) and the European Commission (DG TREN - Air Transport Unit). He has published several articles and case notes in Greek and French legal reviews, especially in the fields of air transport and competition law. Kostis is a member of the Société Française de Droit Aérien et Spatial (SFDAS) and the European Air Law Association (EALA), and speaks Greek, French, English and Spanish.

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21249 Bulletin

Kostis Kostopoulos The Administrative Court of Appeal of Athens upholds a decision of the Greek Competition Authority condemning eight gas stations for price coordination (Gas stations)

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The case concerned the fixing of uniform prices from eight gas stations in the region of Arta (Northwest of Greece) during 2003. This practice has been discovered and condemned by the Greek Competition Authority (Hellenic Competition Commission, thereafter HCC) in 2004 (Decision 263/IV/2004). (...)

Kostis Kostopoulos The Administrative Court of Appeal of Athens upholds a decision of the Competition Authority condemning the two major national airlines for concerted practice (Olympic Airways / Aegean Airlines)

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The case concerned the common conduct from the two major Greek airlines (100% of the internal market) to travel agencies during 2001 and 2002. This behaviour has been condemned by the Greek Competition Authority (Hellenic Competition Commission, thereafter HCC) in 2003 (Decision 249/III/2003). (...)

7103 Review

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