DAC6: Cyprus adopts EU Council’s deferral amendment

On 24 June 2020, the EU Council adopted an amendment to the Directive on Administrative Cooperation (DAC6), inserting Articles 27a and 27b. The effect of the amendment was to allow EU Member States an option to defer, by up to six months, the time limits for the filing and exchange of the reportable arrangements.  On […]

International Secured Transactions

Author: Costas Stamatiou Law Firm: Elias Neocleous & Co LLC Publisher: Thomson Reuters Link Reprinted from International Secured Transactions (June 2020 update) with permission. Copyright © 2020 Thomson Reuters, all rights reserved. For more information about this publication, please visit www.legal.thomsonreuters.com.  

Immigration: ECtHR decision confirming the right of denial of entry to foreigners

Our associate, Ms. Ioanna Christodoulou, recently published an article in Fileleftheros Newspaper, addressing a recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights, in relation to immigration issues. In her article, Ioanna clarifies the circumstances under which a foreigner has the right to be recognized as a refugee and enjoy the relevant international protection. According […]

EBA publishes overview of public guarantee schemes issued in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

The European Banking Authority (EBA) recently published a list of the public guarantee schemes issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This publication, which complements the information included in the EBA Report on the implementation of selected COVID-19 policies, aims at providing transparency to the public on the existence of public guarantees.  It also responds […]

Tax Department’s new Tax Gateway Service is now live!

Companies and individuals who are required to submit their 2020 tax estimate and pay the associated first instalment of temporary tax by 31 July 2020 now have the option of doing so either via JCC Smart, or, via the Tax Department’s new Tax Gateway service. Taxpayers may now access the Tax Gateway service by using […]

Merger Control 2020

Author: Ramona Livera, Polis Ieronymides Law Firm: Elias Neocleous & Co LLC Publisher: Chambers and Partners Link 1 Link 2