Cyprus welcomes Ukrainian refugees

Senior Associate and head of our Kyiv office, Anna Tsyvinska, has temporarily relocated to our Limassol office from where she continues to service our Ukrainian client base. In a recently authored article Anna explains the special measures introduced by the EU to provide rapid assistance to those seeking sanctuary from the Ukrainian war zone.  These […]

Comment from our Competition law team in relation to a significant decision of the Cypriot Competition Authority

Senior associate Ramona Livera, associate Demetris Gregoriou and trainee lawyer Aylin Zeybek of our firm, have recently contributed an interesting analysis to the reputable competition law publication “Concurrences”, in relation to the E.C. Kyrillou Eyecare / D.S. Demetriou Enterprises case. In particular, on 16 of June 2020, the Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition […]

Politics overshadow Turkish Cypriots’ fight for citizenship

The above article, written by Trainee Lawyer Aylin Zeybek, has been published in the Cyprus Mail.  The article concerns the position of Turkish Cypriot people applying for Cypriot citizenship where one parent is of Turkish origin.  A recent Administrative Court decision has agreed that such applications have been subject to unreasonable delay on the part […]

Changes to the 60-day tax residency criteria

Philenews platform newspaper has published an article authored by our  Associate Alexis Christodoulou and Trainee, Theodora Alexandrou.  The article explains the changes to the 60-day tax residency rule which have been introduced by the Ministry of Finance Circular 1/2022. The full article (Greek text) may be viewed by following this link. For more information about […]

<strong>Crypto assets in insolvency in Cyprus</strong>

Our associate Ioannis Sidiropoulos has recently published an article in the International Financial Law Review in relation to the handling of crypto assets in corporate insolvency in Cyprus. In particular, the article presents some of the most important parameters of the crypto related technology, refers to international insolvency cases and explores main issues that may […]

Tightening the net on tax avoidance.

An article authored by Publications Editor Linda Stokes was recently published in the Cyprus Mail. The article examines changes to the Income Tax Law, and the Special Contribution for the Defence of the Republic Law, which are designed to close specific tax loopholes. The full article may be viewed by following this link. For more […]

A partnership worth its weight in gold

At Elias Neocleous & Co LLC we strongly believe in building and maintaining long term valued relationships with our clients. A prime example dates back to 2014 when our friends at Atterbury Europe entered the real estate market in Cyprus through the acquisition of the Mall of Cyprus, Cyprus’ largest mall. As legal advisors of Atterbury, we […]

Personal growth leads to company growth

Gold Magazine, the leading Cyprus business publication, recently interviewed our Head of Human Capital Anna Mylona about her approach, and that of Elias Neocleous & Co LLC, to recruiting and managing the firm’s staff.  In the interview Anna explains about the talent focused nature of her recruitment process.  She also expands on how the firm’s […]

Smart legal contracts – the good, the bad and the ugly!

Associate Christina Anastasiou recently contributed an article concerning the concept of ‘smart contracts’ to the Cyprus Mail.  Within the article, Christina outlines the development of legal ‘smart contracts’ and explains the need for regulatory and legislative adaptation within the European Union to ensure that such contracts can be adequately policed.  She also highlights the European […]