The (automotive) industry of Cyprus, the “green” alternatives of the energy sector restructuring and blockchain

Our associate Ioannis Sidiropoulos has recently published an article in Fileleftheros newspaper. The article presents the author’s ideas regarding the auspicious prospects for future business initiatives in Cyprus, in the fields of industry, renewable energy sources and fintech. The comparative advantages of our country that favor these initiatives are highlighted, in combination with the current […]

In search of unicorns

The above article, authored by Legal Counsel Dimitris Papoutsis, was recently published in Philenews. The article discusses the rarity of extremely successful venture capital (‘VC’) backed start-up businesses (‘Unicorns’). Dimitris suggests VC funds can improve the odds of success through modern research methods and systems. However, he notes that the current regulatory and legislative framework governing […]

Presentation of our Restructuring and Insolvency practice published in the Insider magazine

A presentation of the restructuring and insolvency services of our firm has recently been published in the Insider magazine. The restructuring and insolvency practice of our firm, recently included in the world’s top 100 listing of the Global Restructuring Review (GRR100), includes insolvency practitioners and is one of the largest and most experienced in Cyprus. […]

Article of our associate Konstantinos Kaousliadis published in the Fileleftheros newspaper

Our associate Konstantinos Kaousliadis has recently published an article in Fileleftheros newspaper. The author presents the basic aspects of serving court documents out of Cyprus jurisdiction. He analyses the parameters of the relevant procedures, the EU rules, the case of parties being non-EU member states nationals, the international conventions and the position of international law […]

Post Brexit boost to patent litigation in Cyprus

The above titled article, written by Senior Associate, George Tsardellis and Associate, Kriton Dionysiou has been published in the Cyprus Mail.  In the article they highlight how the similarities between the English and the Cypriot legal systems which are both based around ‘common law’ could result in an increase in the use of Cyprus as […]

Article of our Partner Chrysanthos Christoforou published in Cyprus Mail

The Cyprus Mail has recently published the latest in a series of articles focusing on cybercrime authored by Partner, Chrysanthos Christoforou. The article examines the most recent cybercrime case to be heard in the District Court of Nicosia, namely Notesco Financial Services Limited v. ISX Financial EU PLC (Civil Action folio no. 2486/21).  Chrysanthos provides a […]

In what context can a stand-alone license agreement trigger the need for a merger control filing?

The May edition of the Great Britain- Cyprus Business Association e-newspaper features an article co-authored by Ramona Livera, Senior Associate and Marina Christoforou, Trainee Lawyer. The article considers whether, in certain circumstances in Cyprus, a transaction concerning a stand-alone licensing agreement can trigger the need for a merger control filing. Moreover, it examines whether a […]

Inducement rules for Fund Managers in Cyprus

IFLR has published an article written by Senior Associate, Xenia Kalogirou. The article concerns the inducement regime for fund managers in Cyprus.  Xenia clarifies and discusses the EU and Cyprus legal frameworks governing inducement restrictions and summarises the industry’s response.  She also highlights the intricacies involved in correctly applying the law, since the legal requirements […]

Revisiting receivership

Our associate Ioannis Sidiropoulos has recently published an article in the International Financial Law Review, on the mechanism of receivership and the recent case law by the Supreme Court of Cyprus. The article provides an overview of this corporate distress framework and analyses the Supreme Court decision which provides valuable guidance and directions in relation […]

Sanctions should be a spur to modernize.

AAS Business has published an interview with Partner, Nikolas Tsardellis. The interview concerns the impact on Cyprus and its professional services sector of the current war in Ukraine and, the imposition of sanctions on some Russian individuals and businesses. Nikolas dismissed the notion that Cyprus and its professional services sector is overexposed to the sanctions […]