Greece

Overview

UP 

Yes

UPC 

Yes

Status of ratification

No. The ratification process has not started yet.

Local or Regional CFI 

Yes. Local.
Greece could also become part of the South-East regional division with (potentially) Romania, Bulgaria and Cyprus, however this is only speculation and not confirmed.

Location/Venue of CFI

Athens

Judges 

No information as yet.

Languages 

No information as yet.

UP/UPC implementing legislation

No information as yet.

Other UP matters of interest 

Greece signed the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities in June 2016.
The Ministry of Justice published for public consultation the draft legislation to ratify the UPC Agreement and amend national law to ratify the UPC’s Protocol on Privileges and Immunities (in March 2017). The draft legislation proposes a local division for Greece. Greece signed the UPC Agreement's Protocol on provisional application, also in March 2017.

Twobirds contact 
Wouter Pors, Katharine Stephens, Michael Alt.

*Information for this country provided by Nicolas Dontas of Dontas Law SARL, Athens.