CySEC Circular C489 to Regulated Entities on EU Council’s Restrictive Measures

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySEC”) has recently issued circular C489 (the “Circular”), addressed to Regulated Entities, namely,  CIFs, ASPs, UCITS Management Companies, Internally managed UCITS, AIFMs, Internally managed AIFs, Internally managed AIFLNPs, companies with sole purpose the management of AIFLNPs, Crypto Asset Service Providers and Small AIFMs (the “Regulated Entities”). Cyprus Law 58(I)/2016, as […]

Environmental and social factors will become central to all business operations.

The Cyprus Mail recently interviewed Managing Partner, Elias Neocleous, about his attitude, and that of the firm, to the concept of sustainability.  In the interview Elias expressed his view that sustainable business practices and corporate social responsibility are not only desirable in themselves, but  they are also essential for the long-term survival of any business. […]

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 […]

ESMA guidelines on marketing communications enter into force in Cyprus

Senior associate, Pamela Evangelou, recently contributed an article on the above topic to the prestigious IFLR platform. In her article Pamela explains the origins of the guidelines and their underlying purposes. She identifies which regulated entities are affected by it, before exploring which forms of communication are likely to fall within its ambit and which […]

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC advises on US$450 Million High Yield Bond Offering by Energean PLC

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC in collaboration with Latham & Watkins represented J.P. Morgan, ING Bank, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank AG, Goldman Sachs International, Morgan Stanley, Natixis and Poalim IBI (the “Initial Purchasers”) in connection with a US$450 million offering of Rule 144A/Reg S high yield senior secured notes issuance by Energean PLC, […]

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC wins ‘Who’s Who Legal’ Award.

Ending 2021 on a positive note we are really pleased to announce that Elias Neocleous & Co LLC has added to the numerous awards already received this year by being named 2021 Cyprus Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal. Published by independent publishing group Law Business Research Limited,  Who’s Who Legal’s reputation […]

Article of our lawyer Ioannis Sidiropoulos published in Fileleftheros newspaper

An article of our associate Ioannis Sidiropoulos has been published in Fileleftheros newspaper. The article addresses the matter of corporate restructuring and rescue in Cyprus, under the prism of innovation and how this can contribute towards national economic resilience. In particular, the author refers to the current challenges that companies have to face due to […]

Article of our lawyer Elena Christodoulou on personal taxation

An article of our senior associate Elena Christodoulou has been published in the International Financial Law Review. The article provides an overview of how Cyprus tax resident individuals are taxed in Cyprus. It explores the tests for obtaining tax residency and the personal income tax rates. Moreover, reference is made to the Cyprus non-dom rules, […]