Dr. Dimitris G. Tsibanoulis



Academic Tutor at the University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany (1983-1985); Assistant at the Max-Planck-Institute, Department of History of Law, and at the University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany (1985-1987); since 2000 he teaches Financial Services Regulation at ALBA (Athens Laboratory of Business Administration). Legal Advisor to: the Deputy Minister for National Economy in Greece (1988); the Bank of Greece, since 1989; the Chairman of the Athens Stock Exchange for the establishment of the Athens Derivatives Exchange and its privatisation (1994-1996); the Government of Cyprus for the harmonisation with the European Legislation and the modernization of the Cypriot Capital Market Law, chairing the Committee for the drafting of the Parliamentary Acts on Capital Markets Legislation (2000-2004); the Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority for the drafting of the new Law on Corporate and Municipal Bonds through the EBRD. Author: Of the following books: "The Constitutional Controlling System of Co-operatives" (in German), Frankfurt/Bern/New York, 1987; "Investment Services in Greek and EEC Law" (in Greek), Athens-Bank of Greece, 1989; "The legal framework of the Capital Market" (in Greek), Nicosia-The Republic of Cyprus 2001. Of many articles published in Greek and foreign legal magazines and collective works on Securities Regulation, Banking and Corporate Law, including: "The Reform of Greek Stock Exchange Law" (in German), in "Die Aktiengesellschaft", 1989; "The over the counter transactions" (in Greek), in "Nomiko Vima", 1992; "The Repo-Transactions" (in Greek), in "Bulletin of the Hellenic Bank Association", 1993; "Systemic Risk in case of insolvency of a Securities Company" (in Greek) in B&C Law 1999; "Clearing and Settlement on dematerialized shares in the Athens Stock Exchange" (in Greek) in: "The Stock Exchange under the Greek Law", 2000; "Corporate Governance in the financial services sector" (in Greek), in "The new financial services environment; trends and perspectives", Hellenic Banking Association, 2004; Chapter on "Prudential Supervision In the Financial Services Field", on "Credit Institutions", "Investment Firms", "Investment Companies", "Mutual Funds Companies", "Leasing Companies", "Factory Companies", "E-Money Institutions", "Money Exchange Companies", "Money Transfer Companies" and "Insurance Companies" (in Greek) in: Company Law, Vol. 7, 2005; "Cross-border mergers in Europe after the Sevic judgment of the European Court of Justice" (in Greek), in: "Hellenic Commercial Law and European Law", 2006; "Farewell to the Stock Exchange Law: The consequences of MiFID on the Greek capital market law" (in Greek), in B&C Law 2007; Articles 34, 35 and 46 on MiFID (Clearing and Securities' Settlement in MiFID) (in English), in: The Regulation of Investment Services in Europe under MiFID: Implementation and Practice, 2008, UK; "Securities held with intermediaries" (in Greek), in: "Nomiko Vima" 2008; “Securities in book entry form in-between property and contract law” (in Greek), in: Commercial Law Review 2009; "Recovery and Resolution of Credit Institutions - Crisis Resolution tools in the EU" (in English), in RDBF (Revista de drept bancar si finciar), 2013/1; "Bank recovery and restructuring legislation" (in Greek), in Treatment of insolvency, Association of Greek Commercialists, 23rd Hellenic Conference of Commercial Law, Nomiki Bibliothiki Group, 2014, pp. 235-264; "Bank recovery and restructuring law in view of the latest developments within Union Law" (in Greek), in Financial Law, periodical publication of the Hellenic Association for Banking and Capital Markets Law, 8th year, 22nd issue, January-April 2014, Nomiki Bibliothiki Group, pp. 53-76. Co-author: “Institutional Aspects of Prudential Supervision in Greece” (in French), in “Banking Supervision in the European Community”, 1995; "The Economic and Monetary Union: Constitutional and Institutional Aspects of the Economic Governance within the EU; The XXVI FIDE Congress in Copenhagen, 2014; Congress Publications Vol.1; GREECE Katerina Iliadou, Elias Karakitsos and Dimitris Tsibanoulis; Economic Policy; EU legal order" (in English); pp. 375-418; “The Greek PSI and the litigation surrounding it” (in English) by Dr. Dimitris Tsibanoulis & Iakovos Anagnostopoulos, Revue internationale des services financiers/International review of financial services, 2014/2, Juin 2014, pp. 18-24.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Banking and Finance
  • Securities
  • Financial Services
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Privatizations
  • EU Law
  • Investments
  • Insurance Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+30 21 036 75100  Phone
+30 21 036 75164  Fax
University Attended:
University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Ph.D., 1986, summa cum laude
Law School Attended:
University of Athens, Law Degree, 1980
Year of First Admission:
1983, Athens
European Financial Market Lawyers Group (EFMLG), operating under the auspices of the ECB (European Central Bank), since 1999; Insolvency Law Experts Group (ILEG), European Commission, DG XV, since 2010; EU-Clearing and Settlement, Legal Certainty Group (European Commission, DG XV) (2005-2009); Payment Systems Government Expert Group (European Commission, DG XV) (1999-2005); Board of Directors of KEPE (Center of Planning and Economic Research) (1995-2001); Board of Directors of Hellenic European Law Association (FIDE-Greece); Board of Directors of European Society for Banking and Financial Law (AEDBF) since 2003; Board of Directors of Hellenic Deposit & Investment Guarantee Fund, since 2009. He has been a member of various legislative Groups advising on the drafting of Greek Banking and Securities Laws (since 1988); he also participated in several legal groups in the EMI, the ECB and the European Commission advising on matters pertaining to the regulation of Banking and Financial Markets and to payment and securities settlement systems in the EU (since 1992).
Greek and German and French and English
Birth Information:
Greece, 1957

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