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CURRICULUM VITAE

1. Family name: TOUNTOPOULOS


2. First name: VASSILIOS
3. Date of birth: 11/06/1974
4. Nationality: GREEK
5. Education:

Institution Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:


[ Date from - Date to ]
PhD in law (magna cum laude)
Thesis: Die Reichweite der registerrechtlichen
Georg August Universität zu
Gründungsprüfung einer AG, Peter Lang Verlag, Schriften zum
Göttingen, May 1996 - Feb. 1998
Wirtschaftsrecht, Steuerrecht und Zivilprozessrecht,
Herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. Juergen Costede.
Georg August Universität zu Magister juris, (magna cum laude)
Göttingen, Mars 1995 - April 1996 Subjects: Corporate law, law of contracts, European law.
Kapodistrian University of Athens,
LLB (final score: 7,93 out of 10). Concluded the four-year
Faculty of Law, Greece, Sept. 1991-
syllabus in three years.
Sept. 1994

6. Language skills: Greek, German, French, English

7. Present position: 1. Associate Professor at the University of Aegean (Department of Shipping, Τrade
and Transport). Areas of teaching: commercial law, company law, securities law and
corporate governance
2. Lawyer at the Supreme Court (Areios Pagos)

8. Membership of professional bodies: Member of Athens Bar Association, Member of Greek Commercial law
Union, Scientific Advisor - Maritime Law Journal (in Greek), Scientific Advisor - Business and Company Law
Revue (in Greek)

9. Other skills: Speaker in many Seminars on Securities Law delivered to various audiences, most important to
persons seeking professional qualification as investment service providers by the Capital Market Commission –
seminars organized by the Training Centres of the Hellenic Stock Exchange and of the Hellenic Βanking
Association

10. Other relevant information (Indicative list of publications)

A. BOOKS

Die Reichweite der registerrechtlichen Gründungsprüfung einer AG, Diss. Göttingen 1998,
Peter Lang Verlag, Schriften zum Wirtschaftsrecht, Steuerrecht und Zivilprozessrecht,
Herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. Jürgen Costede, 300 Pages.
The deletion of resolutions of the meeting of shareholders from the Register, in Greek, Athens
2000 (ΧV + 111 Pages).
The Domain name issue, in Greek, Athens 2001 (Tountopoulos – Hatzopoulos), p. 89-161.
The transactions in securities (broker – dealer regulation), in Greek, Athens 2005 (ΧΧΙΙΙ +
493 Pages).
Wages of foreign seafarers in Greek ships, in Greek, Athens 2007 (ΧΙΙΙ + 55 Pages).
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Redeemable shares, in Greek, Athens 2010 (XVIII + 283 Pages).


An Analysis of Law 2190/1920, in Greek, Athens 2010 (XLI + 322), L.N. Georgakopoulos

B. PUBLICATIONS

Law of foreigners and the Commercial Register, in German, Der Deutsche Rechtspfleger,
(DRpfleger) 1997, p. 457 et seq.
EC directive on the protection of databases and the Commercial Register, in German,
Computer und Recht, (CR) 1998, p. 129 et seq.
The Register of companies in cyberspace, in Greek, Business and Companies Law Review,
(ΔΕΕ) 1998, p. 355 et seq.
The interference of the TRIPS-Agreement with the Antitrust law, in Greek, Business and
Companies Law Review, (ΔΕΕ) 1998, p. 686 et seq.
The application of Antitrust law (law 703/77) in collective agreements, in Greek, Commercial
Law Review, (ΕΕμπΔ) 1998, p. 260 et seq.
About the single retail price of Books, in Greek, Business and Companies Law Review, (ΔΕΕ)
1998, p. 810 et seq.
The objection right of the data subject, in Greek, The Constitution, (ΤοΣ) 1999, p. 21 et seq.
The right of the data subject to be informed, in Greek, Business and Companies Law Review,
(ΔΕΕ) 1999, p. 576 et seq.
The interconnection of data files according to law 2472/97, in Greek, Legal Step, (ΝοΒ),
1999, p. 1242 et seq.
The right of establishment of legal persons under EC law. Some thoughts about the decision
of 9.3.99 of the ECJ (Centros Ltd/Erhvervs- og Selskabsstyrelsen C-212/97), in Greek,
Business and Companies Law Review, (ΔΕΕ) 1999, p. 1178 et seq.
The Domain Names issues. The Greek Case law, in Greek, Business and Companies Law
Review, (ΔΕΕ) 1999, p. 1250 et seq.
The processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the telecommunications
sector, in Greek, Business and Companies Law Review, (ΔΕΕ) 2000, p. 475 et seq.
The compliance officer in companies that receive and transmit instructions (orders) for the
conclusion of agreements in Athens Stock Exchange, Congress of the Greek Commercial law
Union in Delphi, in Greek, 12-14 November 1999, Athens 2000, p 189 et seq.
The national court’s abstention from referring preliminary matters to the ECJ under Art. 233
(ex 177) EC, examined in the light of Art. 6 ECHR, in Greek, The Human Rights, 2000, p.
885 et seq.
Scalping as insider trading, in Greek, Business and Companies Law Review, (ΔΕΕ) 2000, p.
1206 et seq.
Issues in executions of transactions in securities, in Greek, Business and Companies Law
Review, (ΔΕΕ) 2001, p. 183 et seq.
The broker liability in execution only business, in Greek, Business and Companies Law
Review, (ΔΕΕ) 2001, p. 481 et seq.
Some thoughts about the decision 92/2001 of the Data Protection Authority, in Greek, The
Constitution, (ΤοΣ) 2001, p. 1375 et seq.
Price warranty and listed stocks, in Greek, Business and Companies Law Review, (ΔΕΕ)
2002, p. 814 et seq.
The disclosure of material facts in securities law, Congress of the Greek Commercial law
Union in Rhodes, in Greek, November 2001, Athens 2002, p. 299 et seq.
The distribution of mutual funds from insurance companies, in Greek, Insurance Law Review
(ΕπιΔικΙΑ) 2003, p. 822 et seq.
The boycott against companies, in Greek, Annals of Commercial Law, (ΕπισκΕΔ) 2003, p.323
et seq.
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The excessive trading in portfolio management contracts, in Greek, Business and Companies
Law Review, (ΔΕΕ) 2003, p. 922 et seq.
An Analysis of Art. 9 Law 3016/2002, in Law 3016/02 on Corporate Governance:
Commentary and Implications for Institutional Investors (Spilios Mouzoulas, ed.), in Greek,
Athens 2003, p. 253 et seq.
The bondholders general assembly. An analysis of Art. 3 Law 3156/2003, in Greek, Annals of
Commercial Law, (ΕπισκΕΔ) 2003, p. 972 et seq.
Remarks on the Judgment of the Court of Athens (first instance) 3282/2003, in Greek, Annals
of Commercial Law, (ΕπισκΕΔ) 2004, p. 520 et seq.
Remarks on the Judgment of the Court of Chios (first instance) 160/2000, in Greek, Annals of
Commercial Law, (ΕπισκΕΔ) 2004, p. 1089 et seq.
Remarks on the Judgment of the Court of Appeal of Thessaloniki 1050/2005, in Greek,
Annals of Commercial Law, (ΕπισκΕΔ) 2005, p. 790 et seq.
An Analysis of Art. 1-5 Law 3016/2002 (Corporate Governance Law), in Law of Public
Companies (E. Perrakis, ed.), vol. 10, Athens 2005, in Greek, (86 Pages).
Τhe liability of the provider of the universal postal services, Congress about the postal
services in Athens, in Greek, 2006, p. 865 et seq.
Remarks on the Judgment of the Court of Piraeus (first instance) 5794/2005, in Greek,
Maritime Law Journal (ΕΝΔ) 2006, p. 46 et seq.
The legal protection of websites, in Greek, Annals of Commercial Law, (ΕπισκΕΔ) 2006, p.
358 et seq.
Legal aspects relating to the acquisition of shares during the capital increase of a S.A, in
Greek, Annals of Commercial Law, (ΕπισκΕΔ) 2006, p. 959 et seq.
Some thoughts about the decision of 11.2.07 of the ECJ (Commission v. Greece C-251/04), in
Greek, Armenopoulos, (Αρμ.) 2007, p. 1445 et seq.
Collective measures of seafarers and freedom of establishment of sea companies. Some
thoughts about the decision of 11.12.07 of the ECJ (International Transport Workers’
Federation v. Wiking Line, C-438/05), in Greek, Maritime Law Journal, (ENΔ) 2007, p. 369
et seq.
Remarks on the Judgment of the Court of Appeal (Athens) 330/2006, in Greek, Business and
Companies Law Review, (ΔΕΕ) 2007, p. 214 et seq.
Remarks on the Judgment of Areopag 28/2007, in Greek, Commercial Law Review, (ΕΕμπΔ)
2007, p. 653 et seq.
The insurable interest in marine insurance, Congress about marine insurance issues in Chios,
in Greek, 2007, p. 337 et seq.
Liability of the founder relating to the constitution of a SA, in Greek, Annals of Commercial
Law, (ΕπισκΕΔ) 2008, p. 339 et seq.
The information obligation’ s of the lender towards the guarantor, in Greek, Business and
Companies Law Review, (ΔΕΕ) 2008, p. 513 et seq.
Marine publicity and new technologies, Congress about legal issues in marine technology in
Chios, in Greek, 2008, p. 59 et seq.
The listing of sea companies in Athens Stock Exchange, Congress about financing sea
companies in Chios, in Greek, 2009, p. 41 et seq.
The compensation’s right of the shareholder towards the company in case of cancellation of a
general assembly decision, Congress about the new law for public companies in Komotini, in
Greek, 2009, p. 350 et seq.
Debt and Equity: Distinction and hybrid financial forms, Congress of the Greek Commercial
law Union in Kastoria, 2009, p. 239 et seq.
Legal aspects relating the issue of perpetual bonds, in Greek, Annals of Commercial Law,
(ΕπισκΕΔ) 2009, p. 296 et seq.
Company Law and Tax legislation. The case of Vessel Company, in Greek, Maritime Law
Journal, (ΕΝαυτΔ) 2009, p.161 et seq.
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Pilotage as institution between private, public and EU law, in Greek, Maritime Law Journal,
(ΕΝΔ) 2010, p. 97 et seq.
The seafarer’s protection in case of insolvency of the vessel company, in Greek, Festschrift für
Nikolaos Rokas, 2012, p. 1141 et seq.
Die griechische Rechtsprechung zum Begriff des wilful misconduct des Frachtführers nach
Art. 29 CMR, in German, Transportrecht, (TranspR) 2012, p. 283 et seq.
Private Durchsetzung des Insiderrechts - Eine kritische Analyse unter besonderer
Berücksichtigung des europäischen und griechischen Kapitalmarktrechts, in German, Recht
der Internationalen Wirtschaft (RIW) 2013, p. 33 et seq.
Rückkaufprogramme und Safe-Harbor-Regelungen im Europäischen Kapitalmarktrecht -
Kritische Anmerkungen unter Berücksichtigung des Verordnungsvorschlags der Kommission
zum Marktmissbrauch {KOM (2011) 651 endgültig}, in German, Europäisches Wirtschafts-
und Steuerrecht (EWS) 2012, p. 449 et seq.
Failure of NCAs to comply with Article 11(4) of Regulation 1/2003 and legal consequences,
in English, Zeitschrift für Wettbewerbsrecht, (ZWeR) 2012, p. 474 et seq.
Marking the Close nach Europäischem Kapitalmarktrecht, in German, Wertpapier
Mitteilungen, (WM) 2013, p. 351 et seq.
Remarks on CJEU, Urt. v. 8.11.2012 - C-244/11, in German, Europäisches Zeitschrift für
Wirtschaftsrecht, (EuZW) 2013, p. 29 et seq.

C. CITATIONS

Indicative Citations to the above books and publications in: a) court cases, b) legal opinions of
state legal counsel and c) Hellenic Parliament - Scientific Board Report

α) Court cases: ΕφΑθ 1778/2011, ∆ΕΕ 2012, p. 360, ΕφΘεσ 1830/2009, ΔΕΕ 2010, p. 1200,
ΕφΠειρ 608/2009, ΔΕΕ 2009, p. 1191, ΕφΘεσ 2312/2009, ΕπισκΕΔ 2010, p. 159, ΕφΑθ
4776/2009 (NOMOS), ΕφΑθ 6762/2007 (ΝΟΜΟS), ΕφΠειρ 407/2007, ΔΕΕ 2008, p. 213, ΕφΑθ
330/2006, ΔΕΕ 2007, p. 212, ΕφΠειρ 907/2005, (ΙΣΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ), ΕφΑθ 8247/2005,
(ΙΣΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ), ΕφΑθ 147/2004, ΝοΒ 2005, p. 289, ΠολΠρωτΒολ 20/2011, Αρμ. 2011, 401,
ΠολΠρωτΑθ 2561/2009, ΔΕΕ 2010, p. 669, ΠολΠρωτΑθ 3096/2007 (ΝΟΜΟS), ΠολΠρωτΑθ
3359/2003, ΝοΒ 2003, p. 1906, ΠολΠρωτΑθ 4327/2003, ΔΕΕ 2004, p. 750, ΜονΠρωτΘεσ
30935/2010, ΙΣΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ, ΜονΠρωτΘεσ 23964/2009, ΙΣΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ, ΜονΠρωτΘεσ 3271/2009,
ΙΣΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ, ΜονΠρωτΑθ 7140/2008, ΙΣΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ, ΜονΠρωτΘεσ 11980/2008, ΕπισκΕΔ
2008, p. 923, ΜονΠρωτΑθ 4871/2007, ΕπισκΕΔ 2007, p. 1298, ΜονΠρωτΑθ 61/2007 (NOMOS),
ΜονΠρωτΘεσ 27842/2003, ΕΕμπΔ 2003, p. 907, ΜονΠρωτΑθ 556/2003 (ΝΟΜΟS),
ΜονΠρωτΠατρ 868/2001, ΔΕΕ 2001, p. 711, b) Legal Opinions of state legal counsel: Γνμδτ
ΝΣΚ 263/2007, c) Hellenic Parliament, Scientific Board Report: Expert opinion dated
17.11.2008 on the legal framework examining liquidity enhancing as a measure to deal with the
consequences of the economic and financial international crisis.