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July 16, 2018

Following the decision of the Greek court, it is now possible for spouses to submit separate individual annual tax returns depending on their tax residency.

This decision comes as a solution to the problem of married couples who live separately due to various reasons, such as when one of them lives abroad because of professional engagements. 

Following the decision of the Greek court, it is now possible for spouses to submit separate individual annual tax returns depending on their tax residency.

This decision comes as a solution to the problem of married couples who live separately due to various reasons, such as when one of them lives abroad because of professional engagements.

June 20, 2013

Booked your summer holiday yet? Here are some extraordinary destinations just in case you haven’t.

Booked your summer holiday yet? Here are some extraordinary destinations just in case you haven't.

Andulasian adventure
The Olive Grove
Andalusia, Spain

May 31, 2013

Greek authorities are reportedly examining the legality of the sale of Skorpios Island, the private retreat of late shipping owner Aristotle Onassis, amid claims it contravenes the wishes outlined in his will.

Greek authorities are reportedly examining the legality of the sale of Skorpios Island, the private retreat of late shipping owner Aristotle Onassis, amid claims it contravenes the wishes outlined in his will.

October 12, 2012

Greek bottling company Coca-Cola Hellenic, controlled by the David-Leventis family, plans to leave Greece, move its headquarters to Switzerland and list in London.

Greek bottling company Coca-Cola Hellenic, controlled by the David-Leventis family, plans to leave Greece, move its headquarters to Switzerland and list in London.

The family business, known for bottling Coke in 28 countries from Russia to Nigeria, said in a statement on 11 October that the move will benefit both the company and shareholders.

August 6, 2012

Next-gen Agapi Sbokou is a director of sales and marketing at the Blue Palace Resort & Spa in Crete. She talks to Campden about how Greece is changing, why she joined the family business and her outlook for the future.  

Agapi Sbokou is a director of sales and marketing at the Blue Palace Resort & Spa in Crete.

The vast majority of people in Greece see a European future for the country. They don’t want to leave the euro. The reason they are so angry is that the cuts were not explained properly at the start; people didn’t know what was going on, or the enormity of it and they were totally unprepared for this.

February 17, 2012

French family business PPR has announced strong results this week, boosted by its luxury division, but Greece’s Coca-Cola Hellenic has seen its profit plummet by 28%. 

French family business PPR has announced strong results this week, boosted by its luxury division, but Greece’s Coca-Cola Hellenic has seen its profit plummet by 28%.

PPR, the luxury and retail group controlled by the Pinault family, said revenues jumped 11.1% in 2011 to €12.2 billion, from €11.01 billion in 2010.

December 1, 2010

Remy Cointreau, the family-owned drinks company, has seen profits decline drastically for the first half as its Metaxa spirit suffered from Greece’s debt crisis.

Remy Cointreau, the family-owned drinks company, has seen profits decline drastically for the first half as its Metaxa spirit suffered from Greece's debt crisis.

Remy Cointreau's group net profit for the six months ending 30 September 2010 stood at €14.1 million, a 65% decrease on last year's €39.8 million. In a statement the group said the decline was "principally due to the highly unfavourable impact of the decline in Metaxa's sales in Greece."

July 30, 2010

The first half results of Swiss private bank EFG International has dented the performance of a banking empire run by Greece’s richest man, Spiro Latsis.

The first half results of Swiss private bank EFG International has dented the performance of a banking empire run by Greece's richest man, Spiro Latsis.
 
Zurich-based EFG International revealed this week that it had to write down SFr860 million in an ill-timed purchase of a hedge fund group, Marble Bar Asset Management. The write-offs pushed the bank into a loss of around SFr800 million for the first half of 2010, compared with net profit of SFr20 million in the same period a year before.
 

September 1, 2006

It is no secret that Greek family and Greek business can frequently be referred to as one and the same. Sarah Drakopoulou Dodd and Alexis Komselis take a look at who the major players are and how they have triumphed over the economic disruption of the last century

Sarah Drakopoulou Dodd is Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at ALBA Graduate Business School and Senior Research Fellow at the Robert Gordon University; Alexis Komselis is Entrepreneurship Research and Development Officer at ALBA Graduate School of Business.

It is no secret that Greek family and Greek business can frequently be referred to as one and the same. Sarah Drakopoulou Dodd and Alexis Komselis take a look at who the major players are and how they have triumphed over the economic disruption of the last century

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