Complex personal or business transactions often require the input of more than one legal professional. No matter how brilliant an individual lawyer may be, they have a finite capacity for work and are vulnerable to the human frailties that beset us all. That is why Elias Neocleous & Co LLC operates on a departmentalised basis […]
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC contributes the Cyprus chapter of Global Legal Insights (GLI) – Mergers & Acquisitions 2022.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC is proud to announce the publication of the 2022 edition of GLI – Mergers & Acquisitions 2022 which includes an updated Cyprus chapter co-authored by partners Demetris Roti and Elias Neocleous. The chapter includes an analysis of the market for mergers & acquisitions in Cyprus and details current Cyprus law […]
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 […]
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. […]
‘Extremely knowledgeable, strategic and effective’ – Perfection achieved in 2022 Legal 500 EMEA rankings!
The 2022 Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa rankings have been released and for the second consecutive year we are delighted to report that Elias Neocleous & Co LLC has received a Tier 1 rating in all nine categories reviewed. We are the only law firm in Cyprus to achieve this. Legal 500 has […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 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, […]