Efthymia (Efi) Armata is a member of our Antitrust and Competition practice. She is experienced in providing advice to clients in a range of sectors on competition law, particularly around investigations concerning cartels and similar collusive practices, abuse of dominance and antitrust compliance. Efthymia regularly advises on pricing and non-pricing practices relating to abuse of dominance. She also reviews vertical and horizontal agreements such as commercial policies, rebate systems, resale-price maintenance, territorial and customer allocation, single-branding obligations, parallel trade restrictions, most-favored nations (MFN) clauses, exchange of information, purchase/commercialization agreements.
Efthymia has been involved in a number of notable cases before the Hellenic Competition Commission and the administrative courts (beer and dairy sector). She also has extensive experience in providing antitrust compliance and dawn-raid training for clients.
In addition, Efthymia reviews various types of distribution agreements – exclusive, selective and franchise – as well as agency agreements. She acts for clients in a number of industry sectors with a particular focus on the food and beverage industry.
Prior to joining Lambadarios Law Firm, Efthymia spent more than 10 years with another Greek law firm where she advised on competition law (free and unfair), consumer law, anti-money laundering law and data protection law. In 2008, she completed an internship with the European Commission (D.G. Environment/Unit of Sustainable Consumption and Production), where she assisted with the drafting of the Waste Framework Directive by carrying out legal research on EU case law, analyzing legal documents and preparing draft opinions to stakeholders.