Dimitris Loukas is a partner at POTAMITIS VEKRIS, admitted to practice in the Athens (Greece) and New York (USA) Bar Associations. He mainly concentrates in the areas of European law, competition law, regulatory and compliance, representing domestic and foreign entities in investigations, notifications and other regulatory procedures before EU and national administrative agencies, in follow-on court proceedings, as well as in business negotiations and compliance matters.
He has extensive experience, having served for many years as Vice-President of the Hellenic Competition Commission, as well as an official at DG Competition of the European Commission. Previously, Previously, he worked for several years as a lawyer at Slaughter and May (London & Brussels) and Davis Polk & Wardwell (New York), advising on matters of EU, UK and US competition law and representing clients before enforcement agencies in a wide variety of product and services markets..
Dimitris was a member of the EU Council’s negotiation team for the adoption of the new EU Directive on antitrust damages actions and a member of the legislative committee for the revision of the Greek Competition Act, as well as a regular delegate-representative at the OECD and the European Competition Network. He teaches EU and Greek competition law as a visiting lecturer at the National School of Judges, as well as at post-graduate law and business university programs.
Dimitris studied law at the Columbia Law School (LLM, 2001) and the University of Athens (LLB, 1998.)