Nikoleta Giannouli

Amarla Retail (Athens)
In-House Counsel

Nikoleta Giannouli is an in-house lawyer at Amarla Retail in Athens, Greece. She holds an LL.M. from University College London (UCL), specialising in Competition Law (2012). She obtained her LL.B. in 2009 from the National and Kapodestian University of Athens (Greece). She is the author and co-author of essays covering a wide range of Commercial Law issues and some aspects of Public Law: “Takeover Bids” (co-author), “The reorganization of legal entities, especially through means of corporate law” (co-author), “The declaration of Bankruptcy” (co-author), “Redeemable and Preferable Shares as an alternative means of financing of a Company” (co-author), “From the freedom of competition to the protection of the final consumer as a criterion for the application of Competition Law” (co-author), “Legal status of wreck ships and loads” (author), “Illegal means of proof” (author), “Unfair Competition in the Music Industry” (author). As regards her working experience, Nikoleta has worked as a trainee lawyer at a greek law firm dealing mainly with commercial law, company law and corporate finance. From May 2011 she is a qualified lawyer in Greece. Nikoleta speaks Greek (native language), English, French and has a working knowledge of German.


918 Bulletin

Nikoleta Giannouli The US FTC finds price collusion in the DIPF industry and further accuses the companies involved of having conspired to monopolize this industry (McWane, Star Pipe Products and Sigma)


The Facts The DIPF market is the market of ductile iron pipe fittings, which are the compartments used as joints for the water transport pressurized system in the United States. This system is used to transport drinking and waste water to municipalities and treatment plants; so, local (...)

Nikoleta Giannouli The Cypriot Competition Authority finds the national dairy organisation guilty of abusing its dominant position because of price discriminating among its customers and grants the applicant interim measures (Charalambides Dairies Public Company / Cyprus Dairy Organisations)


An Overview On June 19, 2007 the Cypriot Commission for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter: the “Commission”) condemned the Cyprus Dairy Organisation (hereinafter: the “CDO”) of having abused its dominant position in the market of production and supply of fresh milk in the form of price (...)

Nikoleta Giannouli The Cypriot Competition Authority finds that regulations imposed by the Cyprus Football Federation regarding the transfer of players’ contracts do not violate competition law (Cypriot Football Players Association / Costas Makelos / Angelos Euthimiou)


The complaint The Cypriot Commission for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter: the “Commission”) received a complaint by the Cypriot Football Players Association(hereinafter: the “CFPA”) and two professional football players, Costas Makelos and Angelos Euthimiou, considering the regulations (...)

Nikoleta Giannouli The Cypriot Competition Authority finds that a cement producer has not abused its dominant position by way of unfair pricing of grey cement (Cement Producing Vassilikou)


The facts Upon a Ministerial Decree effective as from May 2004, the cement market in Cyprus was liberalized, in the sense that the sale prices of cement were no longer directly established by the State through means of Ministerial Decrees. CPPLCV, and the other cement producer in Cyprus, the (...)

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