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European Union and Competition Law

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC has a dedicated EU law and competition law department with an established record of successfully dealing with complex national and transnational projects and providing timely, relevant advice to clients. The department’s clients include national government departments, European Commission Directorates, prestigious international law firms and their clients and domestic businesses. 

Our team of experienced specialists assists with all their needs, including aspects of harmonization of Cyprus laws with the EU acquis communautaire, advising on concentrations and anti-trust matters, or assisting in the obtainment of grants from EU social, cohesion or structural funds. Through the constant monitoring of developments in EU law and competition law at the national and Community levels, we are in a position to offer leading-edge advice and services in the following areas:

  • European business grant schemes
  • European Territorial Cooperation Programmes
  • EU funding programmes and submission of project ideas related to research and innovation
  • Proposal writing and project management
  • Rationale and flagship initiatives of Europe 2020
  • Coordination, design and analysis of the development strategy for the establishment of national programming documents of the EU
  • Assisting with the implementation of the institutional framework of the EU into national law
  • Monitoring and advising on the harmonization of EU law into national law

  • Preparing, drafting and filing notifications of proposed concentrations of major importance with the Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition in order to secure the requisite approvals, and representing clients before the Commission and any other relevant bodies, including the Supreme Court of Cyprus
  • Dealing with complaints regarding anti-trust behaviour and representing clients before the Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition and any other relevant bodies, including the Supreme Court of Cyprus
  • Advising on merger control matters, on issues concerning potential abuse of dominant market positions and other restrictive practices, and regulatory and trade issues
  • Reviewing and advising on horizontal or vertical commercial agreements
  • Representing litigants in related damages claims

We invite you to download our Competition Law brochure available here
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