Dimitrios Ioannidis, Esq
Roach, Ioannidis & Megaloudis, LLC
The art of raising capital: getting an idea to the marketplace and succeeding
Dimitrios Ioannidis is a partner in the law firm of Roach, Ioannidis & Megaloudis, LLC in Boston, Massachusetts. He practices primarily in the areas of international business transactions, civil litigation in both state and federal, trial and appellate courts in Massachusetts and has been an expert witness in cases in other courts in the United States, United Kingdom and Greece. He has experience in various high profile cases providing litigation intelligence gathering, corporate investigations, asset recovery, due diligence and global business intelligence through Boston, New York, London, U.K., Athens, Greece and Cyprus; Such cases include the multi-billion dollar class action lawsuit In re: Visa Check/MasterMoney Antitrust Litigation, the case of Wallis ex rel. Wallis v. Princess Cruises, Inc., 306 F.3d 827 (9th Cir. 2002) and for the Adelphia Special Committee: SEC v. Adelphia Communications Corporation et al.
Has extensive due diligence experience and has completed investigations for large financial institutions; was a consultant to U.S. security firms on projects including the 2004 Olympic Games. Served as a consultant to a large U.S. security company on a bid with the U.S. State Department for a multi-million dollar contract in Europe. Also retained as an expert witness on several cases, including a case for the U.S. Attorney’s office in Boston, Massachusetts and a large U.K. banking institution, where he testified in the Supreme Court of Judicature, Queens Bench Division of London, U.K. He has investigated many cases for international financial institutions, public and private companies and law firms, including the case involving the death of a U.S. citizen who fell overboard from one of the largest cruise ships in the world.
Has experience in sovereign immunity matters, the Vienna Convention on Consular Affairs and child abduction cases under the Hague Convention. Represented multinational corporate clients on international business transactions and regulatory compliance matters, particularly in the areas of corporate, trade and customs and intellectual property matters. Some of his clients have been the Greek Government, the Hellenic Navy, Harvard University, the University of Thrace in Greece, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and other multinational companies, including venture capital companies and hedge funds. He is the author of many articles on the Greek Tax Code and Investments in Greece and a regular Columnist of a Greek legal magazine, Sinigoros in Athens, Greece.
He recently authored two articles on the Greek economic crisis and the need for regulation of financial institutions and on International Corporate Corruption along with a book on the Greek, Turkish and Israeli lobbies and how they affect US foreign policy.