Swiss Franc Loans European Conference – Athens 2015

Posted on 05/06/2015 · Posted in Events, News

The ELCCR organise the Swiss Franc Loans European Conference  in Athens following 8 – 9 – 10 June 2015.

The Conference will take place in the Athens Bar Association with the following program:

Monday – 8th June – Session A

Andreas Lionis · Co-organiser of the European Legal Committee for Consumer Rights Conference, Athens, 2015 Introduction to Conference
Dr Katherine Alexander-Theodotou · Senior Solicitor and Cypriot Counsel, Founder and Chair of the European Legal Committee for Consumer Rights Welcome to the Delegates and a talk about the activities of the Group
Dr Vasilios Alexandres · President of the Athens Bar Welcome
Litsa Mathioudaki · President of the Association of Borrowers in Swiss Francs ΣΥΔΑΝΕΦ Welcome
Arpad Kasler · Consumer Leader The Arpad Kasler case in Hungary

Tuesday – 9th June – Session B

Charles Constantin-Vallet · Advocate Situation and outlook of litigations regarding loans in Swiss francs in France
Mariusz Korpalski · Lawyer Bank in the court – status of Polish judicial decisions in cases arising from bank contracts
Tomislav Prpic ·Economist Collective redress: Impact on economy – threats, benefits and delusions in Croatia
Nicole Kwiatkowski · Lawyer / Renata Matkovic Bilic · Lawyer Collective redress in “Swiss franc” case (expected ruling from Croatia Supreme Court in May 2015) and case law following verdicts by first degree courts in Croatia

Tuesday – 9th June – Session C

Marko Vasić · Efektiva Consumer Association Swiss franc loans in Serbia
Prof Dr Achilles Emilianides Professor and Advocate Current Cypriot legal framework for Swiss franc loans
Kostas Katsaros Advocate (Cyprus and Greece) Efforts to reconcile differences from loan contracts with Swiss franc clause
Kemal Durakovic President of Ukk Svicarac BiH Association Work of Bosnia-Herzegovina Swiss franc association, achievement and results in front of court procedure

Wednesday – 10th June – Session D

Patricia Suarez Ramirez · Pres. Asuapedefin Association The financial crisis and behaviour of banks in Spain: misselling of complex products to retail customers
Anna Georgieva · Lawyer
Dessislava Dimitrova · Lawyer
Emil Hristakov · Managing Director and Author
CHF Loans in Bulgaria:
New court judgments – review of Bulgarian court practiceAlternative initiatives to bring justice – Introducing a bill Consumers’ gathering
Dragomir Ćalasan · Lawyer Judicial proceedings concerning housing loans indexed in CHF -specifics of the procedure and new circumstances re Hypo Alpe Adria Bank action (Montenegro)

Wednesday – 10th June – Session E

Sigrun Davíðsdóttir · Journalist Austrian banks and foreign exchange lending: the revealing difference of domestic vs foreign lending
Panayiotis Nikolopoulos · Lecturer Athens University Law School, Lawyer What possibilities provided by the Greek Law to deal with loans in Swiss Francs.
Ariadne Nouca · Advocate (Thessalonica) Recent Greek case law in Swiss Franc loans
Dean Andromidas · Executive Intelligence Review The Swiss Franc loans issue and the BRICS economic alliance (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa)