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1. General

Potolias Salemi & Associates Law Firm ("PSA Law Firm", "we") is a Law Partnership registered in Athens, Greece under Athens Bar Association Registry Number 80595. Its registered office and principal place of business is at 55 Laskareos Street, Athens 114 73, Greece. Potolias Salemi & Associates Law Firm LP is authorised and regulated by the Athens Bar Association.

The use of the Potolias Salemi & Associates Law Firm website (“Website”) is subject to the provisions of these Legal Statements. By accessing, viewing or using the Website, you, the user, indicate that you understand and that you agree with the content of the legal statements, terms of use and disclaimers laid hereunder.

2. Ethics and Professional Standards Policy

Potolias Salemi & Associates Law Firm is committed to maintaining high ethical and professional standards. All of our lawyers and staff are required to act professionally and in compliance with relevant laws, regulations and Bar rules. This commitment is further reflected in our Standard Terms of Engagement.

3. Anti-Corruption Statement

PSA Law Firm has a zero tolerance policy towards bribery and corruption. The Firm will not use third parties or intermediaries to engage on its behalf in unethical practices that would be prohibited under any applicable laws if undertaken by PSA Law Firm. The firm also expects that all third parties and intermediaries that it engages will conduct themselves accordingly when acting on behalf or for the benefit of PSA Law Firm.

4. Data Privacy

Potolias Salemi & Associates Law Firm treats data privacy as one of its core values. To learn more about data privacy at our firm, read our Privacy Policy.

5. AML Policies & Procedures

Our anti-money laundering (AML) policies are generally based on the highest standards that are required in the jurisdictions where our clients operate, and apply in relation to all of our business all over the world. PSA Law Firm conducts client due diligence enquiries on each new client and persons connected with them and conducts ongoing monitoring of existing clients. These enquiries are based on the FATF Recommendations, and the EU Fourth Money Laundering Directive, although if additional information is required by the local rules of any country where we are being asked to work, that information will also be obtained. Where necessary for these purposes, we may seek relevant information from third party data suppliers. Where individuals have supplied personal data for this purpose we will only use it for that purpose and will keep it only as long as the relevant AML and data protection laws require.

PSA Law Firm also has internal procedures to ensure that any suspicions of money laundering are reported to the appropriate authorities where there is an obligation to do so.

6. Complaints Procedure

Potolias Salemi & Associates Law Firm is committed to compliance with the highest standards in its service to clients and in all its business dealings. Any client or supplier who is unhappy about the advice, service or assistance that it receives from the Firm or our people, including any concerns about a bill, may raise its concerns through our complaints process. All complaints should be sent in writing to info@psalawfirm.com. We will endeavour to respond to your message within 72 business hours or as soon as possible.

7. Copyright and Linking

Unless indicated otherwise, copyright on the design, structure and contents of this Website is owned by Potolias Salemi & Associates Law Firm and relevant third parties. Any reproduction, transmission or distribution in whole or in part, of the Website or its contents in whatever form, including photocopy, photography, microfilm, magnetic strip, disc or other electronic means, other than for individual use, is prohibited without the prior written approval of Potolias Salemi & Associates Law Firm.

The Website may include links to other websites for the convenience of its users in locating specific information, and to complement information provided on the subject matters dealt with on this Website. PSA Law Firm has taken every effort to ensure the accuracy of the content of these websites, which are owned and maintained by third parties. PSA Law Firm does not endorse and expressly disclaims any responsibility for any content, privacy policies, the accuracy of the information, and the quality of services or products which are provided or advertised on these websites, and therefore, PSA Law Firm will not be liable from your use or reliance on said information, content, products or services.

8. Attorney Advertising 

The State of New York, USA has determined that under certain circumstances and for certain recipients, some of the material accessible on this website may constitute attorney advertising within the meaning of sections 1200.1 and 1200.6-8 of Title 22 of the New York Codes, Rules and Regulatory Attorney Advertising Regulations. Accordingly, we make the following statement:

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING; PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE A SIMILAR OUTCOME. Results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each representation.

9. Legal Notice & Disclaimer

All the materials and information included on the Website are provided for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice in relation to any specific facts or circumstances. Despite our efforts to regularly update the content on the Website, it is possible that it may not always reflect the most current legal developments or other information. As a result, you should not rely upon any information included on this Website without seeking the advice of a suitably qualified attorney who is familiar with your particular circumstances. PSA Law Firm expressly disclaims all responsibility for any inaccuracies, incompleteness or unsuitability of the materials and information included on this Website. You should not act, or refrain from acting, based upon any information on this Website.

IRS Circular 230 Disclosure: As required by U.S. Treasury Regulations governing tax practice, you are put on notice that any written tax advice contained in this website was not written or intended to be used (and cannot be used) by any taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

PSA Law Firm shall not be liable for any unavailability of this Website caused by technical malfunctions or the maintenance of the Website. Neither shall PSA Law Firm be liable for any loss or damage resulting from any use of this Website including any loss or damage caused by a third party’s manipulation of the Website.

The information provided at this Website is not privileged and does not create an attorney-client relationship with PSA Law Firm or any of the firm's lawyers. The act of sending an e-mail to PSA Law Firm or any of its lawyers, or submitting a form response or other materials through the Website, will not create an attorney-client relationship, unless you are currently a client of PSA Law Firm.

Potolias Salemi & Associates Law Firm has no control and therefore no responsibility over the electronic communications networks and routing protocols through which your personal data are transferred to the Website. As it may be insecure to send personal data over the Internet regardless of our efforts to use the latest encryption standards for your access to our Website, PSA Law Firm cannot advise you to provide confidential information or personal data by e-mail or through the Website.

Please note that any e-mail messages sent to Potolias Salemi & Associates Law Firm e-mail accounts will be automatically scanned for viruses and spam by a third party mail provider. This mail provider may at times route and host your e-mails via the Internet to third countries outside the European Union, such as the United States of America, that may not be providing an adequate level of data protection. In our effort to offer the best standard of protection for your data, our current third-party mail and cloud services provider holds an ISO:27001 certification and is further certified as an active participant to E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks.

10. Governing Law

This legal notice and all issues regarding this Website are governed by the laws of the Hellenic Republic and any applicable European Union legislation. Any dispute arising in connection with this Website and Legal Notice shall be subject to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Athens, Greece.

The Privacy Policy of this website is also subject to Greek law. To the maximum extent legally permitted, you agree that any dispute relating to use of your data as referred to under the Privacy Policy of this website is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Athens, Greece and any proceedings relating to a dispute shall be in the Greek or English language.