Covid 19 and Brexit provide fresh impetus for EU Capital Markets Union

Background On 3 December 2020, the Council of the EU (the “Council”) approved a set of conclusions on the European Commission’s latest action plan (“CMU Action Plan”) on achieving an EU Capital Market Union (“CMU”).   Efforts to create a CMU have been ongoing since the Treaty of Rome came into effect more than 50 years […]

Christmas, Covid 19 and Mental Health

2020 has been a strange year, not only in Cyprus but, across the globe. Certainly, as most of us toasted in the New Year surrounded by family and friends we little thought that we would spend almost 9 months apart from many of them. Indeed, had we realized that we would soon be unable to […]

Government and EU announcements on August 24th bring some holiday cheer.

Cypriots who were hoping to gain some respite from this summer’s unusually high temperatures once 15th August had passed have been disappointed this week.  However, consumers, workers, employers, business people and even the Cyprus government all had some reason to feel more cheerful on 24th August! The first drop of good news was a confirmation […]