International Insurance Law and Regulation

 [gdlr_row] [gdlr_column size=”1/4″]  [/gdlr_column] [gdlr_column size=”3/4″] Mar. 31, 2017 Author: ANTONIS GLYKIS Law Firm: Elias Neocleous & Co LLC Publisher: Thomson Reuters Legal Solutions USA Practice area: LITIGATION, DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND ARBITRATION [/gdlr_column] [/gdlr_row]

Reduced withholding tax under the Cyprus-Russia double tax agreement

Since Cyprus-resident companies are used to hold shares in many Russia-resident companies, claims for the reduced rate of withholding tax on dividends have been the most common area for dispute under the Cyprus-Russia double tax agreement. The agreement provides that a reduced rate of withholding tax applies to dividends paid by a company resident in […]

New schedule of fees payable under the Anti-Piracy Law

The Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping has issued an updated schedule of fees payable under article 86 of the Protection of Cyprus Ships Against Acts of Piracy and other Unlawful Acts Law of 2012 (Law 77(I)/2012). The Protection of Cyprus Ships Against Acts of Piracy (Determination of Fees) Notification of 2017, P.I. 87/2017 was published […]

Payment of annual fees by Cyprus Investment Firms

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that the form required for Cyprus Investment Firms to calculate the annual fee payable to CySEC under the Investment Services Law (Law 144(I)/2007) in respect of the calendar year 2016 is now available on the CySEC website. Annual fees must be paid no later than four months […]


In general, a trust is affected by the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) when it is categorized as either a reporting financial institution (FI) or a non-financial entity (NFE) that maintains a financial account with a reporting FI. Reporting FIs have a duty to report either their “account holders” or the “controlling persons” if their account […]

New law for payment of tax arrears by instalments

[gdlr_row] [gdlr_column size=”1/4″] [/gdlr_column] [gdlr_column size=”3/4″] Mar. 14, 2017 Author: Philippos Aristotelous Publisher: International Law Office Practice area:TAX LAW, TAX PLANNING AND ADVANCED BUSINESS STRUCTURING [/gdlr_column] [/gdlr_row] [gdlr_post_slider category=”publications” num_fetch=”3″ num_excerpt=”25″ caption_position=”bottom” thumbnail_size=”medium” orderby=”date” order=”asc” ]

Who’s Who Legal endorsement for Nicholas Ktenas

For a second successive year, Nicholas Ktenas has been identified as one of only two expert lawyers in Cyprus in the field of Labour, Employment and Benefits by Who’s Who Legal. Who’s Who Legal identifies the foremost legal practitioners in specialised areas of business law by independent research and feedback from other specialists in each […]