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LEGAL

CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAW

Our practice in Cyprus includes a full range of services from the start-up of a company to its termination together with its continuous administration. We provide professional assistance in realization of various cross-border transactions offering most comprehensive advice and support.

The firm has handled successfully a significant number of commercial and corporate transactions involving structuring of complex mergers and acquisitions. Our work is specifically valued by our clients for the integrated approach we apply: we offer legal and business support correlated with professional advice on taxation matters and we are also able to undertake the financial related issues – such combination of services resulting in the best possible and effective solutions for our clients.

Our team will assist you in setting up a Company in Cyprus with the exact structure and features which correspond to your requirements in the quickest possible way. A company registered with us is guaranteed to benefit from excellent administration and annual services which include a full range of trustee, fiduciary and secretarial services. We also handle the completion of management tasks linked to capital increases, equity contributions, differentiation of class rights, transfers of shares, restructuring and insolvency services.

Formation and Administration of Cyprus Companies

  • Formation and Administration of Companies in other Jurisdictions
  • Formation and use of Trust
  • International Collective Investments Schemes
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Cross-Border Transactions

Upon the entering of Cyprus in the EU the tax legislation of the country has changed but remained to the benefit of the investor. It is a strong and firm opinion of the Cyprus Government but also of the International Tax Planning Community that Cyprus will continue to be a major International Financial Centre.

Cyprus especially will remain the perfect location for investment to and from Russia and Central and Eastern Europe.

Our firm represents a large number of local, multinational and foreign companies. Our practice manages the full range of corporate services from start-up to completion of incorporation.

We also advise on the drafting, negotiation and implementation of shareholders’ agreements, on the incorporation of shareholders’ agreements in the Articles of Association of companies, on the companies’ management and annual operation, including capital increases, equity contribution, differentiation of class rights etc.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

The firm handles the full range of legal services and specializes in the areas of:

  • Corporate & Commercial (Formation and administration of Cyprus Companies, Formation and use of Trusts, International Collective Investments Schemes, Mergers & Acquisitions, Cross-Border Transactions)
  • Banking & Finance in Cyprus
  • Cyprus Energy & Gas
  • Admiralty & Shipping Law
  • Litigation, Arbitration & General Practice
  • Cyprus Real Estate and Law
  • Intellectual Property/Royalties
  • Tax Planning and Advising
  • Accounting & Audit in Cyprus
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LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Our firm cooperates with one of the largest and most prominent law firms in Cyprus which is continually expanding its operations. Established in 1981 it is focused on provision of high level advice on complex business and finance projects in the light of its international profile and clientele.

The firm has offices in both Nicosia Cyprus, in Athens and Thessaloniki (Greece) and in Istanbul Turkey and provides assistance in Greek, English, Russian, Ukrainian, French, Italian, German, Turkish, Romanian and Arabic languages.

Moreover, it is staffed with 28 qualified lawyers and tax and accounting consultants, and an administrative team of 55 employees.

We offer a full range of legal and consulting services and specialize in the areas of Corporate& Commercial, Banking & Finance, Litigation, International Tax Planning and International Debt Collection.

The firm in Athens offers support in Corporate, Business and Investment matters relating to Greece, and Commercial Debt Collection. Its team of international lawyers provides professional legal advice and assistance in Dispute resolution, Civil, Commercial, Real Estate and Construction law.

The activities of our colleagues in Istanbul are dedicated to International Debt Collection.

Moreover, through our associates we have established a network of International layers and have professional law representatives worldwide thus assuring our efficient legal assistance throughout the globe.

Our collaborators are members of a number of professional associations including: International Bar Association, Cyprus Bar Association, ITPA (International Tax Planning Association), STEP, (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), IAG International Advisory Group, Center of International Legal Studies, Offshore Institute League International for Creditors (LIC), The Commercial Law League of America (CLLA), Credit Services Association (CSA) of UK, the American Collectors Association (ACA), International Association of Commercial Collectors (IACC), TCM Group International, Hellenic Collectors Association.

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