Success for our Administrative law Litigation Department

The Department of Administrative Law of the Litigation Department of Nicosia achieved a very important decision in the Recourse no. 299/2016, dated 10.12.2020. The case is of particular interest, since its subject was the rejection of a request for a widow’s pension for the husband (Applicant), on the basis of a legal provision that provided […]

Talking philosophy with ‘Insider’ business magazine

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC is the largest law firm in Cyprus with established professional networks worldwide.  The quality of our service is evidenced by the ‘tier one’ rating awarded to us by the premier independent rating bodies. We are committed to the pursuit of excellence in all that we do and recognize that this […]

Website Announcement

We are excited to announce the launch of our new and innovative website which we hope will be more than just a window to our firm, and will prove to be a gateway to the wider business and legal environment of Cyprus for our clients, friends and those interested in keeping up with economic and legal […]

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 […]

An EU Justice System for the future?

Effective justice It has long been recognized that a truly effective justice system rests on a strong core of independence, quality and efficiency.  It should also be noted that an effective justice system plays an important role in attracting businesses and investment to a country, helping it to generate economic growth and social stability.  Despite […]

CySEC Announces Cyprus Temporary Permissions Regime for UK Investment Firms post-BREXIT

On 22 December 2020, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySEC”) announced the introduction of a Temporary Permissions Regime (the “Cyprus TPR”) which applies to UK-authorized investment firms (but not UK-authorized credit institutions as regards MiFID II regulated services and activities) in order to facilitate smooth post-Brexit transition for Cyprus Investment Firms (“CIFs”) having arrangements […]