ALEXANDRA MIKROULEA

ATHENS LAW SCHOOL

Associate Professor of Commercial Law

Contact details

45 Akadmias str., 1st floor | Email: amikroulea[at]law.uoa[dot]gr


PROFILE

Alexandra is Associate Professor of Commercial Law at the Law School of University of Athens. She is a graduate of the Law School of the University of Athens and has a PhD from the Faculty of Law of the University of Munich (1991-1994). She has served as a Special Expert for the Hellenic Competition Commission(1997-2000) and subsequently as a Member thereof (2000-2003). From 2007 to 2009, she represented theHellenic Bank Association to the EPC Legal Support Group (European Payment Council), while she has also worked as a consultant of the HBA in domestic and international fora. Her academic experience also includes working as a Scientific Fellow at the Max Planck Institute, Munich, on Innovation and Competition (1992-1994, 1998-1999, 2000-2001, 2016-2017) and as a Visiting Scholar at UPenn (University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, USA) in 2010, at the Faculty of Law of the University of Mainz, the Faculty of Law of the University of Munich (2010-2011), the UCL, London (2018) and NYU, New York (2018). She has an extensive research activity, both in Greece as well as abroad, and has served as a member of law-making committees, in the fields of competition law, banking law, capital market law, trademark law and consumer protection law. She represented Greece as National Rapporteur in FIDE (Federation International de Droit Européen), on issues pertaining to competition and private enforcement (2010 and 2016), and consulted on a project for collective redress and competition law, led by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), on behalf of the EU (2017). She is a member of ASCOLA – Academic Society for Competition Law, as well as numerous other Greek and foreign scientific associations. She has conducted training for judges in competition and banking law (Thessaloniki, Athens). She has participated as organizer and speaker in numerous conferences and events and has published several articles and books in her area of practice. 


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books/Monographs/Theses

  • Scope of Managers’ Duties and Liability during the financial crisis, 2013 (in Greek)
  • Civil Liability of Banks in the context of payment transactions and funds transfers, 2007 (in Greek)
  • Utility Models. The right of minor inventions to protection in the framework of Law 1733/1987, 1999 (in Greek)
  • «Wettbewerbsbeschraekende Massnahmen der Mitgliedstaaten und EWG-Vertrag. Ihre Vereinbarkeit am Beispiel der Banken», 1995.

Book chapters

  • Agreements that restrict competition by object and effect, in Tzouganatos (eds.) Competition Law, 2020 (in Greek)
  • Binding effect of NCA’s decisions in Tzouganatos (eds.), Competition Law, 2020.
  • Bank-Customer relationship, Duty of Care, Joint Accounts, Documentary Credit, Letter of Guarantee, Payments Service, Factoring, Leasing in “Banking Law”, N. Rokas, /Gortsos/Mikroulea/Livada, 2016 (in Greek)
  • Prescription in Competition Law, in Papanikolaou (ed.), 2016
  • Collective Redress and private enforcement, FIDE, Budapest 2016
  • Merger Remedies in the Hellenic Competition Committee’s Practice, contribution at the 21th Hellenic Conference of Greek Commercial Law Attorneys, (Thessaloniki, 2011), published in the Conference Proceedings 2012, Nomiki Vivliothiki editions, p. 237 (in Greek)
  • Competition Law and Financial Crisis, Volume in Honor of Prof. N.Rokas, 2012, p. 519 (in Greek)
  • The Judicial Application of Competition Law in Greece, FIDE XXIV 2010, Vol. 2, p. 231 (in English)
  • Case Allocation in Antitrust and Collaboration between the National Competition Authorities and the European Commission, in Lianos/Kokoris, The reform of EC Competition Law, Kluwer 2010 (in English)
  • Redeemable Shares, in Perakis, L. 2190/1920, Nomiki Vivliothiki 2010 (in Greek)
  • The essence of the Commitments in the Competition legal frame, in Lianos/Kokkoris, 3rd International Conference of Competition, Athens, 2009 (in Greek)
  • Competition and Public Service in Greek Cabottage, in Antapassis/Athanassiou/Rosaeg, Competition and Regulation in Shipping and Shipping Related Industries, 2009 (in English).

Law Journals

  • Collective Redress in European Competition Law, ZWeR 2016, 388 (in English)
  • When the State harms competition, ZWeR 2015, 265 (in English)
  • Rejection of complaint, lack of community interest, obligation of motivation: How does that all fit together?, Journal of Competition Law and Practice,  2011 (in English).
  • Criminalization and Competition Law, in Greek Business and Company Law, 2009, 529.
  • Concerted Practices on oligopolistic markets, in Greek Business and Company Law 2009, 471.  
  • The abuse of dominant position under article 2, Law 703/77 (in Greek), Private Law Chronicles VI/2006, 5 onwards
  • Application of competition rules to agreements on service providers access to telecom networks (in Greek), Greek Commercial Law Review 2001, issue 3, 436 ff.
  • Biotechnology invention patents (in Greek) (in view of the new Directive on Biotechnology), Greek Commercial Law Review 2000, issue 2, 245 ff.
  • Implementation of competition law to the intellectual property law and, in particular, Copyright collective management organizations (in Greek), Greek Commercial Law Review 1999, 452 ff.
  • “Product Placement” as a form of fair or unfair advertisement (in Greek), in Greek Commercial Law Review 1998, 197 ff. 
ANCILLARY ACTIVITIES

Alexandra is a founding partner at Mikroulea-Staikouras and Associates. She is married and has three sons.