Christos Timagenis’ practice focuses primarily on banking and financial law, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and commercial law, financial instruments and capital market offerings, admiralty and shipping law (sale, purchase, financing and registration of vessels) . Mr. Timagenis is also involved in commercial litigation and arbitration cases.
He worked at Timagenis Law Firm as a trainee lawyer and rejoined the firm in 2009 after having worked at the New York office of Wall Street law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, practicing mainly corporate, securities and bank regulatory compliance law. Previously, he has also worked as a summer intern in the capital markets practice group at the London office of Shearman & Sterling LLP.
LL.M. – New York University School of Law, Fulbright Scholarship and Arthur T. Vanderbilt Scholarship (merit-based full tuition scholarship)
LL.M. in Commercial Law – Cambridge University (Trinity College), Lizette Bentwich Prize for academic achievement
LL.B. – University of Athens School of Law, grade “Excellent” (“First Class Honours”), graduated as valedictorian (read academic oath)
Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Socrates-Erasmus exchange student scholarship
New York Bar
Piraeus Bar Association
New York County Lawyers’ Association
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Mr. Christos Timagenis is the author of several articles published in the Commercial Law Review of Greece (Epitheorisi tou Emporikou Dikaiou, EEmpD), where he is responsible for writing on recent legal developments in the United States. He has recently published the following articles:
- “SEC’s Plan for Adopting the International Financial Reporting Standards” in Greek at EEmpD 2008, 3rd issue, p.723 et seq.
- “SEC imposes urgent measures for short-selling” / “Circuit Court decision limiting jurisdiction for 'Foreign-Cubed' Securities Class-Actions” in Greek at EEmpD 2008, 4th issue, p.944 et seq.
- “Legislative Efforts for the Recovery of the American Economy” in Greek at EEmpD 2009, 1st issue, p.200 et seq.
- “SEC Proposal for Facilitating Rights of Shareholders to Nominate Directors in Publicly Held Companies” in Greek at EEmpD 2009, 2nd issue, p.492 et seq.
Greek (native), English, French