How Organisations Should Reconsider Cybersecurity in a Post-5G World

Mondaq platform has recently published an article by our Chief Information Officer, Michael Ioannou, on the above topic.  In his article Michael elaborates on the benefits of 5G usage but also explains why each advantage brings with it an additional cybersecurity threat.  This is particularly true for corporations seeking to safeguard their networks and their […]

Artificial Intelligence and the Administration of Justice

An article which was co-authored by Senior Associate, Christiana Pyrkotou and Associate, Aimilia Efstathiou recently featured in the Cyprus Mail.  In the article they examine the latest EU regulatory proposals concerning the use of Artificial Intelligence(‘AI’) with specific reference to its potential use within the Cyprus judicial system. They explain why such usage might be […]

EU Digital Certificate and the Cyprus Safe Pass – a step too far in data collection?

The August edition of the Great Britain – Cyprus Business Gazette featured an article contributed by Michael Ioannou, Chief Information Officer and Eleni Victoros, Associate and Data Protection Officer.  The article explores the significance of Regulation (EU)2021/93 which introduced the Digital Covid Certificate across the European Union as a means to facilitate movement across Member […]

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC is the ‘Leading law firm in Cyprus’

We are pleased to report that Elias Neocleous & Co LLC has once again been placed firmly at the top of Gold Business Magazine’s prestigious annual list of the ’90 Leading law firms in Cyprus’.  The list is compiled and ordered with regard to the significance of a firm’s contribution to the Cyprus legal sector […]

New Modules on The Export of Data to Non- EU Countries.

(EC Decision of 4th of June 2021, Regulations EU 2016/679 and EU2018/1725) The European Commission, with its Implementing Decision 2021/914 of 4th of June 2021, forces the implementation, across all Member States, of Four Modules of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) (hereinafter referred to as the “Clauses”) to ensure uniform compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 for […]

GDPR and Brexit: How Data Transfers will be affected.

The European Commission has issued a statement which provides important information to companies and individuals who continue to transfer data to the UK from the EU / EEA following the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union on 31st December 2020. As of 1 January 2021, transfers of personal data to the United Kingdom […]

CySEC proposes bringing Crypto Asset Activities under the ambit of the AML Law

On 19 February 2019, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySEC”), issued a consultation paper, for interested market participants to express their views on proposed amendments to the Cyprus AML Law (L. 188(I)/2007 as in force). The proposed amendments extend the scope of Cyprus AML Law in line with the provisions of the EU Fifth […]