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Ioanna Ovadias


CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Languages German, English, Greek

Ioanna Ovadias is an attorney-at-law specialising in Banking and Finance. She advises national and international banks and companies on financing transactions and regulatory issues, including on the implementation of the Regulation on Key Information Documents (KIDs) in the area of derivatives.

 In the area of Corporate Law/M&A, Ovadias assists private equity firms and corporations with corporate transactions and corporate and stock exchange law issues. As a member of CMS’s US capital markets team, she also assists international companies with IPOs and takeover bids.
Ovadias joined CMS in 2011. She completed her legal studies at the University of Vienna and NYU School of Law.


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Memberships & Roles

  • NYU Alumni Association (NYUAA)
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  • 2017 – New York Bar Exam
  • 2017 – LL.M., NYU School of Law, New York
  • 2016 – Bar exam in Vienna
  • 2012 – Mag.a iur., University of Vienna
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