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Duties Of Directors Under Cyprus Companies Law
By Michael Chambers · 3 years ago
Cyprus Companies Law (Cap. 113) provides that every private company shall have at least one director and every public company shall have at least two directors (s.170). Furthermore, every company must have a secretary and ...
Motorcycle Accidents In Cyprus: No Win No Fee Service
By Michael Chambers · 3 years ago
Riding a motorcycle embraces freedom and a considerable range of risks. For instance, motorcyclists are more likely to die or be seriously injured in a crash than car drivers. According to the Traffic Department of ...
Sports Law in Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 3 years ago
The sports industry is becoming more and more commercialised and globalised. As a result, athletes, coaches and other stakeholders engaged in the sports industry are seeking a professional legal guidance so that to safeguard their ...
Cross Divorces In Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
Increased mobility and international families are two of the primary outcomes of globalisation. That is to say, spouses may come from different countries, they may have relocated abroad and they may have assets in more ...
Evidence Law In Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
The evidence law refers to the rules and legal principles that define the proof of facts in a legal proceeding. As the available evidence shapes the judge’s decision, the evidence law indicates what evidence should ...
Gaming Law In Cyprus: Online Betting Regulations
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
‘New Online Betting Regulations will create significant prospects for the economy.’ Harris Georgiades, Minister of Finance Online betting regulations, together with other measures concerning the betting industry, will create significant prospects for the Cyprus economy, ...
Cyprus Citizenship by Investment: Revised Criteria
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
The Cyprus government launched the Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Programme in order to give incentives to foreign investors and business people to implement their business and investment plans in Cyprus. Precisely, the particular programme grants ...
Contest a Will in Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
CONTEST A WILL IN CYPRUS A person (the testator) determines the ways in which his/her immovable and movable property will be distributed after his/her death through a will. However, in some cases, the inheritors or ...
Cyprus Probate: Law Resealing Of Probates Or Letters Of Administration
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
Estate planning denotes the process of arranging the disposal of someone’s property, including immovable and movable property after his/her death. Obviously, estate planning may eliminate obstacles and doubts over the administration of estates. In the ...
Pokemon Go And Legal Implications
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
Pokemon GO is an augmented reality game that embeds virtual creatures in the physical space. Therefore, virtual and physical space co-exist as the virtual creatures Pokemon can appear anywhere, even in the garden of your ...
Maintenance After Divorce In Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
Divorce is a highly delicate area of family law. An important thing that needs to be clarified is that divorce does not entirely terminate the relations of spouses, despite the fact that their legal relations, ...
Brexit: Uk Citizens Of Cypriot Origin Can Obtain An Eu Passport
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
An EU passport includes the right to live and work in any EU member-state. Following, the result of the UK referendum, the UK citizens will not have that right anymore. However, after the Leave vote, ...
Corporate Litigation And Interim Orders In Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
In this article, we will focus on presenting interim orders and injunctions in Cyprus courts. Specifically, under Section 32 of the Courts of Justice Law (14/1960), Cyprus Courts have the judicial power to issue interim ...
Double tax treaties: Cyprus/Latvia and Cyprus/Bahrain
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
The double tax treaty between the Republic of Cyprus and the Republic of Latvia will strengthen the economic and commercial relations between the two countries. The Treaty was signed by the Minister of Finance of ...
Prevention And Monitoring Of Money Laundering In Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
Prevention and monitoring of money laundering, as well as the financing of criminal and terrorist activities, is a significant factor that influences the efficient and effective operation of the global economy. Moreover, any connection with ...
Anti-piracy Law In Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
Cyprus is one of the most important maritime locations in the world. Precisely, Cyprus is the third biggest maritime fleet in the EU and the tenth biggest fleet in the world. The ideal geographical location ...
Reporting Formalities For Ships Arriving And Departing From The Republic Of Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
The Department of Merchant Shipping has updated its guidelines to operators of ships calling at ports in the Republic of Cyprus concerning reporting procedures under EU Reporting Formalities Directive and the Reporting Formalities for Ships ...
Civil Wedding in Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
The civil partnership (Law 184(I)/2015) legitimises the union between two individuals, regardless of gender. In other words, the civil partnership permits same-sex and opposite-sex couples to legitimise their relationship. Therefore, the approval of civil partnership ...
Limassol: an ideal location to get married
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
Civil marriage in Cyprus is governed by the provisions of Marriage Law (104(I)/2003) and it is under the jurisdiction of municipalities. Specifically, a civil wedding is officiated by the Mayor or any other member of ...
Mergers and Acquisitions in Cyprus
By Michael Chambers · 4 years ago
The major legislation that regulates mergers and acquisitions in Cyprus is the Companies Law (Cap. 113). In particular, the sections 198-202 contain provisions about mergers, reconstruction and amalgamation of companies, and exchange of shares between ...