Vistra 2020 – The disruption advantage: opportunity in a changing world

Kyriacos Xenophontos, a partner in our firm and head of our affiliated trust company, was one of the three expert panel members invited to give their views on Cyprus’s services, legal and regulatory sector at the Vistra 2020 seminar held in Limassol on 4 April. Vistra is an international leader in the field of trust, fiduciary, […]

Clarification on the registration of pledges by the Registrar of Companies

Pursuant to an announcement dated January 8, 2019 the registrar of companies and official receiver of Cyprus (the “RoC”) has announced that, following an opinion from the Attorney General (the “Opinion”), a number of categories of charges will no longer be accepted for registration, namely pledge of company share certificates, assignments of rights deriving from […]

International Business Structuring Discussion – Cyprus 14th May

Elias Neocleous & Co. LLC is proud to be the sponsor of this upcoming event chaired by the European Branch of IBSA – the INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STRUCTURING ASSOCIATION. Founded in 2014, IBSA is a diverse global association for entrepreneurs and professional advisors dedicated to sharing expertise, collaboration and networking opportunities. IBSA is a not-for-profit association […]

Capital Markets Union: Creating a stronger and more integrated European financial supervisory architecture

The European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS), which aims to strengthen financial supervision, improve consumer protection and ultimately rebuild trust in the EU financial system, consists of the three main European Supervisory Agencies (ESAs) and the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB). The ESAs supervise individual sectors and institutions (the “micro-prudential” pillar), whereas the ESRB oversees […]