Author: Stauros Koumentakis

1. Preamble Robert (Rob) Woodward and Carl Bernstein are, to my knowledge, amongst the most celebrated journalists of all time. And that seems fair: while those two young, at the time, journalists of Washington Post were researching a story, they revealed the, since then well-known worldwide, “Watergate” scandal. A scandal that led to President R. […]Continue reading

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Board of Directors or a Consultant-Manager?  1. Preamble His unique personality and work are why the Austrian – American university professor, writer and advisor Peter Ferdinand Drucker, received, during his life of almost a hundred years (:1909-2005), the highest honors and titles. Some people gave him the title of the “Founder of modern management”. Although, […]Continue reading

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Preamble “When there is something in written, no one can dare question it” -this is a Greek quote referring to the necessity of putting all agreements in writing. It also captures, in a neat and crystal-clear way, the relationship we elders have with “tangible pieces of paper” but also the insecurity that comes with their […]Continue reading

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Minority Shareholders Part C: The right of the majority shareholder to buy-out the minority shareholder 1. Preamble I have always been a strong believer that “Justice is nothing but the advantage of the stronger”. I could easily claim this quote’s paternity if not: (a) Plato had not beaten me to it (just twenty-four centuries ago) in his work Republic (:“Listen—I […]Continue reading

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The first reference to the issue of the amortization of capital dates, back, to 1920 – in the original text of the previous Law on Sociétés Anonymes (: Law 2190/1920). The Patriarch of the Law of Sociétés Anonymes I. Passias in the first volume of his monumental work (“The Law of the Société Anonyme”) referred […]Continue reading

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